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Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

September 8, 2020 - October 31, 2021

The exhibition is named after a major work by Jean McEwen, which will be presented in the introduction. These existential questions focus on our identity and invite us to examine it differently.

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Picasso. Figures

Canadian exclusive in Québec City

June 12, 2021 - September 12, 2021

*TEMPORARY EXHIBIT* The «Picasso. Figures» exhibition, designed as a thematic retrospective, focuses on the representation of the body in Picasso’s work. The body was truly one of the artist’s favourite subjects, a fertile prism through which to grasp the numerous metamorphoses inherent in his work.

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Opening a Dialogue

About Body Liberation

June 12, 2021 - September 12, 2021

*TEMPORARY EXHIBIT* This group exhibition brings together works from the MNBAQ's collection and those of guest artists who are interested in the representation of bodily diversity. These works break down gender stereotypes, speak of grossophobia and address the representation of non-normed bodies.

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Turner and the Sublime

Canadian exclusive in Québec City

February 10, 2021 - May 2, 2021

Discover one of the foremost artists of the 19th century, Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), English painter, watercolourist and engraver.

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Numa Amun

Recipient of the third MNBAQ Contemporary Art Award

June 20, 2019 - October 18, 2020

The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, in collaboration with RBC, its financial partner, is proud to present the exhibition of artist Numa Amun, recipient of the third MNBAQ Contemporary Art Award.

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Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism

The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection

February 13, 2020 - September 7, 2020

The exhibition comprises not only works by the artistic duo but also paintings by other modern Mexican artists and numerous photographs that situate the latter in the period during which they lived.

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Family Gallery

December 11, 2019 - August 16, 2020

Numerous objects inhabit our everyday lives, from the utterly banal to the exceedingly precious. Through a selection of five works from the Prêt d’œuvres d’art collection, Ensemble[s] reveals how this generous inventory transforms itself into inspiring material.

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September 17, 2019 - March 29, 2020

Le Scriptarium est un projet de médiation et de création théâtrale à caractère éducatif, social et artistique destiné aux jeunes de la 3e à la 5e secondaire. Chaque année, une personnalité inspirante participe, à titre de commissaire, à l’idéation du projet et propose aux adolescents un thème ou une forme d’écriture à explorer en classe... pour en créer un spectacle!

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