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Saturday, May 14 • 9:30am - 5:30pm
(Tour) Saint Helen's Island - Public Art, Stewart Museum, and River Cruise LIMITED

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$75. Discover more of Montreal’s waterfront and islands on this full day tour! Get off the beaten path and enjoy a boat ride to St. Helen’s Island, where you’ll learn about Montreal’s thriving public art before delving into over 5 centuries of island history. Attendees will be given a guided walking tour of the public art artworks on St. Helen’s Island, including works by Alexander Calder, Jean leFébure, Robert Roussil, Yves Trudeau, and Sebastián. The walking tour will focus on the preservation challenges being addressed by Montreal’s Bureau of Public Art as they work to maintain these works. Next, lunch is served at the Stewart Museum, followed by tours of the exhibition spaces, guided by curator and Head of Collections, Sylvie Dauphin. Ms. Dauphin will guide attendees through the Stewart Museum’s new exhibit, Cabinet de curiosités, as well as provide an opportunity to observe and interact with collection items not on view. Afterward, attendees will have time to explore the permanent exhibit, History and Memory, at their leisure. The tour will finish back on the water, where you’ll view the Old Port and Clock Tower, as well as architectural and industrial landmarks such as Habitat 67, designed by Moshe Safdie for Expo 67, and the Lachine Canal, which provides safe passageway past the Lachine Rapids, which promoted Montreal’s industrial growth. You’ll have a front-row view of the city as you ride by the islands of the Hochelaga Archipelago and tour the St. Lawrence River valley. Please plan to dress accordingly, as temperatures are often lower on the water.

Saturday May 14, 2016 9:30am - 5:30pm EDT
Place Riopelle Bus Departure Point