Archive for October 25th, 2011

October 25, 2011

New addition makes this Montreal museum the best in Canada


A view of the Paviliion of Quebec and Canadian Art seen from inside the Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion across the street. ©Julia Pelish Photography

[First published on, a new site dedicated to Canadian travel experiences.]

MONTREAL — Even before its newest wing, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts offered visitors an excellent review of Canadian and international painting. What the two-week-old Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion of Quebec and Canadian Art accomplishes, however, is so tremendous it hoists this attraction to the top, making it the best museum in Canada. Hands-down.

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