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Sunday, May 15 • 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Opening Reception at the Musée des beaux-Arts de Montreal

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One ticket is included in all base conference registrations. Extra tickets for guests not registered for the meeting are $45/each. 

This year's Opening Reception will be held at the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal. Join us for a night of spectacular food, including Québécois specialties, and drink as you reconnect with friends across the museum. Enjoy the galleries and explore the collections, including the special exhibition Pompeii, A Roman City. Bourgie Hall and Bourgie Pavilion will open at 5:30 pm. Come directly after the sessions and have a private viewing of one of theworld's most extensive Inuit art collections before the reception starts. In addition, join Richard Gagnier, Head of Conservation Services, for a private viewingand discussion of the lengthy conservation process of the ensemble of Tiffany windows in the museum’s Bourgie Hall. This ensemble is one of only twocommissions by Tiffany in Canada and one of their few surviving religious series in North America. The talks will be 30 minutes each (beginning at 5:30 and6:30 pm); afterward, you can walk over to Bourgie Pavilion for the Opening Reception. Note: Bourgie Hall will not be open to Opening Reception guestsafter 7:00 pm, though Bourgie Pavilion will remain open.

Buses start boarding at 5:30pm at the Palais des Congrès side entrance and Hyatt Regency Montreal front entrance. They willshuttle between the Hyatt, convention center, and museum throughout the night. If you prefer to beat the rush, take a bus at5:30 pm. There will be a coat check at the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal for your totebag.

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Sunday May 15, 2016 6:30pm - 9:30pm EDT
Musée des beaux-Arts de Montreal