Imagining the Orient: Early Collecting at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Date: Wednesday, March 9th , 2022

Time: 10:30am-11:30am  

Location: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1339 Sherbrooke St W 

The Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference is pleased to announce the second instalment of its Religion and Decoloniality event series: Imagining the Orient, a guided tour of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ Asian art collection. Presented by Laura Vigo, Curator of Asian Arts at the MMFA, the tour will explore several key objects of interest, the history of the collection itself, as well as the challenges and possibilities of decolonization within museum settings. 

The event is free, though space is limited. Please reserve your spot online through this link. The registration deadline is Sunday, March 6th at 11:59 PM.  Face masks will be mandatory for the entire duration of the tour.