26 September 2019

The gallery closed on September 27

In support of the Global Climate Strike, Galerie de l’UQAM will be closed on September 27, 2019. We encourage you to take part in the Montréal Climate March, as well as all other activities ensuing from this major movement working towards an awarness of climate change issues.

5 September 2019

A Successful Opening!

Thank you all for coming last night and making the inauguration of MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image‘s 2019 edition a great success! With an opening, a press conference, a performance by Maryse Larivière and much more, yesterday was quite the busy day…! We’ll be showing The Life of Things until October 13, 2019.

27 August 2019

MOMENTA 2019: an article in Le Devoir

An interesting article on MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image‘s newest edition by Nicolas Mavrikakis was published last Saturday in Le Devoir. A must-read! « En trente ans, les choses ont changé, la pratique photographique s’est ouverte à bien des hybridités et, depuis 2017, le Mois de la photo est devenu Momenta, Biennale de l’image, événement […]

26 August 2019

Inauguration: The Life of Things

Next Wednesday (September 4), we will already be celebrating the opening for MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image‘s newest edition! Visit Galerie de l’UQAM as of 5 p.m. to: * Discover 2 of the 4 components in the biennale’s thematic exhibition; * Participate in the launch their new exhibition catalog; * Attend a performance by artist […]

22 July 2019

Unveiling of the 2019-2020 program

Galerie de l’UQAM’s 2019-2020 season will question our complex relations to our surroundings, at a time when our environment is experiencing significant changes. Galerie de l’UQAM will start the year off on a strong note, hosting the 2019 edition of MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image, The Life of Things. In a critical perspective regarding material […]

17 July 2019

MNBAQ acquires a work by Stanley Février

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) is currently acquiring cette chair, a work by Stanley Février, which was just recently part of the Over My Black Body exhibtion presented at Galerie de l’UQAM up until June. This work is being added to D’où venons-nous? Que sommes-nous? Où allons-nous?, an exhibition bringing together over forty […]

12 July 2019

The gallery in Art public Montréal’s tours

Summer is the perfect time to discover and enjoy public artworks. With its new map, Art public Montréal invites you to check out two works belonging to the Collection d’œuvres d’art de l’UQAM. You’ll find Montagne (1997) by Françoise Sullivan and Intermezzo (1998) by Richard Purdy in the Montréal, City of Festivals circuit, at Quartier des spectacles.

11 July 2019

Summer residency at the gallery

Galerie de l’UQAM is keeping itself busy, even during the summer! Tomorrow marks the last day that the Groupe de recherche sur la lumière from the Faculté des arts de l’UQAM will be conducting its residency in the gallery space. This group is comprised of artists and teachers from the École des arts visuels et médiatiques de […]

6 June 2019

2019 Plein sud scholarship

Congratulations to Maude Arès, a finalist for the 2019 Plein sud scholarship for the quality of her artistic practice! The graduating master’s student in visual and media arts (UQAM) is presenting L’algue flotte dans une rivière, amenée par le débit de l’eau, elle s’agrippe à la pierre, elle y reste longtemps, on show at Galerie […]

25 May 2019

Galerie de l’UQAM at MOMENTA’s 16th edition

MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image is back for its 16th edition that will take place from September 5 to October 13, 2019! Under the theme of The Life of Things and curated by María Wills Londoño in collaboration with Audrey Genois and Maude Johnson, this edition gathers 39 artists around sociocultural, political, and economic concerns […]

24 May 2019

Artist talk: Maude Arès

As part of the L’art observe series, Galerie de l’UQAM invites you to an artist talk on June 13 by Maude Arès, graduating Master’s student in Visuel and Media arts (UQAM). Arès will present her exhibition as well as the themes underlying her research as a graduate student. Not to be missed!

23 May 2019

Second guided tour of Over My Black Body

Save the date! On June 6, one of the two curators of Over My Black Body, Eunice Bélidor, will offer a guided tour of the exhibition, in order to better understand the themes and issues underlying the exhibition and its works. This is the show’s second and final tour.

10 May 2019

Round table: Over My Black Body

Take advantage of the presence in Montréal of artists Erika DeFreitas, Stanley Février and Amartey Golding from Over My Black Body to explore the themes raised by the exhibition. In this round table moderated by curators Eunice Bélidor and Anaïs Castro, guests will discuss their respective contributions to the exhibition, while anchoring their interventions in […]

10 May 2019

Maude Arès : activations of the installation

Galerie de l’UQAM invites you to see artist Maude Arès activate the miniature collection of fragmented materials that make up the installation L’algue flotte dans une rivière, amenée par le débit de l’eau, elle s’agrippe à la pierre, elle y reste longtemps. An arrangement of dead, brown flowers, a green ram’s horn, blue rocks, pieces […]

7 May 2019

Guided tour: Over My Black Body

Thinking of taking part of our next opening, on May 16, 5:30 p.m.? Don’t forget to also participate in the guided tour of Over My Black Body, which will precede the festivities (4:30 – 5:30 p.m.), alongside the curators as well as a few artists from the exhibition. Looking forward to seeing you there!

6 May 2019

Opening: Over My Black Body and Maude Arès

To enjoy our two new exhibitions in a festive atmosphere, we recommend you participate in the opening that will take place on May 16. See Over My Black Body and Maude Arès. L’algue flotte dans une rivière, amenée par le débit de l’eau, elle s’agrippe à la pierre, elle y reste longtemps, starting at 5:30 […]

16 April 2019

Galerie de l’UQAM at the OFFTA festival

The OFFTA festival launched its 2019 program. Galerie de l’UQAM will be once again participating, this time with exhibitions Over My Black Body and Maude Arès. L’algue flotte dans une rivière, amenée par le débit de l’eau, elle s’agrippe à la pierre, elle y reste longtemps. On June 1, come by and enjoy two performances: […]

10 April 2019

Opening: Passage à découvert 2019

This coming Thursday, April 25, discover the work of up-and-coming artists in Passage à découvert 2019, an annual exhibition overseen by École des arts visuels et médiatiques de l’UQAM, and featuring projects by graduating students in visual and media arts (BFA) from UQAM.

21 March 2019

Artist talks: Salle des maquettes

In the context of Salle des maquettes, one of Galerie de l’UQAM’s current exhibitions, you are invited to take part in an informal discussion with four artists: Thomas Corriveau, Manon De Pauw, Raymond Lavoie and Denis Rousseau. Learn more about the ideas and concepts underlying the exhibition and the works displayed.

21 March 2019

Artist Talk: Nans Bortuzzo

Galerie de l’UQAM invites you to an artist talk by Nans Bortuzzo, graduating masters student in visual and media arts (UQAM). Bortuzzo will discuss the questions and ideas underlying his exhibition 5Ws, pressented at the gallery until April 13, 2019.

21 February 2019

Opening: Salle des maquettes and 5Ws

Galerie de l’UQAM is pleased to invite you to the opening of its two new shows: Salle des maquettes, bringing together works from the Collection d’oeuvres d’art de l’UQAM and the Petite collection, as well as 5WS by Nans Bortuzzo, a graduating master’s student in visual and media arts (MFA), UQAM. See you Thursday, March 7, […]

16 February 2019

A Grafika award for one of our catalogs

The Françoise Sullivan. Trajectoires resplendissantes catalog was recently awarded by Grafika. Congratulations to graphic designer Marc-André Roy for his work! Published in december of 2017, this publication followed Françoise Sullivan. Radiant Trajectories, an exhibition presented at Galerie de l’UQAM from January 11 to February 18, 2017.

14 February 2019

Guided tour: Waiting

Only a few days left to enjoy our two ongoing exhibitions, Waiting and Leila Zelli. Terrain de jeux! For the show’s final day, join us on Saturday, February 23, in a guided tour of Waiting, alongside curator Fabrizio Gallanti and artists Emmanuelle Léonard, Alain Parent, Jean-Maxime Dufresne and Virginie Laganière. In an informal atmosphere, this […]

6 February 2019

Dana Wyse. Peculiar Prescriptions at Maison théâtre

From February 8 to 17, Galerie de l’UQAM will be presenting Dana Wyse. Peculair Prescriptions at Maison Théâtre, as part of the performances of the play Marco bleu at Maison théâtre. Dana Wyse. Peculiar Prescriptions is organized by Galerie de l’UQAM, and the works are from the Petite Collection, a cabinet of curiosities from the Collection d’œuvres d’art […]

5 February 2019

Galerie de l’UQAM takes part in Ateliers ouverts

In exactly one week, Ateliers ouverts (Open Studio), an event created by students from the master’s in visual and media arts (UQAM), will take place. The event aims to display the students’ ongoing projects as well as showcase UQAM’s arts programs to future students.

5 February 2019

Artist talk: Leila Zelli

On February 12, Galerie de l’UQAM invites you to an artist talk by Leila Zelli, graduating master’s student in visual and media arts, whose exhibition entitled Terrain de jeux is being shown at the gallery until February 23. Come hear the artist speak about her work and the ideas behind our current exhibition.

4 February 2019

Leila Zelli, winner of the 2019 Impressions Residency

Congratulations to Leila Zelli, winner of the 2019 Impressions Residency at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA)! Each year, the Museum has invited an emerging visual artist representing Montréal’s cultural diversity to produce a research and create a project by taking a unique, original look at the Museum’s collections. From February to March 2019, Leila […]

16 January 2019

La nuit des idées: Québec’s second edition

On January 31, Galerie de l’UQAM and the Consulat général de France à Québec will present Québec’s second edition of La nuit des idées, under the theme of Le présent suspendu. The event will bring together serveral leading figures from various disciplines for an evening of thought and deliberation.

11 December 2018

Opening: Waiting and Leila Zelli. Terrain de jeux

Galerie de l’UQAM launches the year 2019 with the opening of Waiting, a rich group exhibition bringing together Québec and international artists, as well as Terrain de jeux by Leila Zelli, a graduating master’s student in visual and media arts (UQAM). Furthermore, the esse arts + opinions staff will be present to launch its new […]

11 December 2018

Programming for Winter and Spring 2019 revealed

Planning is already underway for winter and spring 2019. Focusing on a variety of topics, upcoming projects at Galerie de l’UQAM will explore classification systems, critique controls, and experiment with alternative methodologies for creating meaning. The large hall of Galerie de l’UQAM will be showcasing collective exhibitions, enabling us to present multiple points of view […]

27 October 2018

Now online: Video recording of the Uprisings conference

The complete video recording of the Soulèvements : entre mémoires et désirs conference, which was presented in the context of Uprisings and took place September 7, is now available online! Revisit talks by Georges Didi-Huberman, Nicole Brossard, Katrie Chagnon, Philippe Despoix, Dalie Giroux, Jean-François Hamel, Ginette Michaud and Tamara Vukov in the comfort of your own […]

16 October 2018


On November 8, 2018, come take part in the DES VOIX QUI S’ÉLÈVENT Symposium, organized by the Département d’histoire de l’art de l’UQAM, and presented by Galerie de l’UQAM and Cinémathèque québécoise. This event takes place in the context of Uprisings, our exhibition currently on view. Participants: Maxime Boidy, Martine Chartrand, Hannah Claus, Ersy Contogouris, […]

14 October 2018

Uprisings in Ciel variable magazine

Ciel variable magazine met up with Louise Déry, director of Galerie de l’UQAM, to talk about Uprisings. You can read the full article (in French) online or in the paper issue of no. 110 – Migration, Fall 2018.