Friday September 8, 2017

Fall Exhibitions Opening

5 pm to 10 pm

On Friday, September 8, starting at 5 PM, the Darling Foundry visual arts centre inaugurates its fall program. Presented as part of MOMENTA, the exhibition ERIN SHIRREFF – CONCRETE BUILDINGS presents…

Thursday August 24, 2017


6 pm to 10 pm

The Darling Foundry celebrated its 15th anniversary with a relaxed, fun-filled event, its BiNGO blowout, on Thursday, August 24, 2017. It was a success for one and all! With more than 300 attendees, the…

Thursday August 17, 2017


8:30 pm to 11 pm

PROJECTIONS NIGHT presented by GIV - Video Intervention Group the thursday August 17 at 8:30PM on Place Publique. A retrospective program which remembers 40 years of engaged works made by women. The videos…

Thursday August 17, 2017

Discussion : Eun Yeoung Lee

6 pm to 7 pm

During this artist talk, Eun Yeoung Lee, a Korean artist in international residency at the Darling Foundry, will present the latest developments of her research during a short presentation. This event…

Thursday August 10, 2017


6 pm to 10 pm

3 performances evening on August 10 on Place Publique.  Alfonso Arzapalo – Unroll and Roll Alfonso Arzapalo is a Montreal based artist using body and space as a laboratory to explore the deeper meaning…

Thursday August 3, 2017


5 pm to 11 pm

Performance, music and art evening, Bodies in Dark Times, proposed by the collective QUIMERAS on Place Publique. The world as we know come to an end. And yet there is still ground to walk on, and sun…

Thursday July 27, 2017


6 pm to 10 pm

An evening of three performances on Place Publique on July 27.  - Jacqueline Van de Geer – You are the performance Collective creation is an essential element of Jacqueline Van de Geer’s work, who intends…

Thursday July 20, 2017


6 pm to 10 pm

Performances' evening proposed by Cercle carré This evening is the occasion to discover the results of Cercle Carré creation laboratories with its artist redisidents on Place Publique. Comptoir public, Média…

Thursday July 13, 2017


6 pm to 10 pm

Night of 3 performances on Place Publique Khadija Baker - In the present of the absent Since 2009, Khadija Baker has worked around themes of persecution, migrations and memory, including names and stories…

Thursday July 6, 2017


6 pm to 10 pm

RIPA's night on Place Publique  Performance and poetry maintain links that, when highlighted, expand the very definition of these practices and complexify their discourses. Starting from the idea that…

Thursday June 29, 2017


6 pm to 10 pm

This first evening of performances aims to make tangible the influences and affinities of artists practicing this discipline.  Adriana Disman Adriana Disman is a performance art maker, thinker, and curator…

Friday June 23, 2017

CANCELLED: Architecture and algorithms : conferences & performance

5 pm to 8 pm

CANCELLED. Guided tour and Michael Parsons performance presented on June 22. Evening of lecture and performance on the relations between architecture and algorithms. 5pm Sébastien Pluot (Lecture)Sébastien…

Thursday June 22, 2017

Guided Tour and Performances

5 pm to 9 pm


Tuesday June 20, 2017


4 pm to 6 pm

Art by Translation invites a group of artists to perform Alison Knowles’ score Proposition IV (Squid). This performative work was created in 1970 to “activate” The House of Dust when it was installed at…

Saturday June 17, 2017


1:30 pm to 10 pm

A one-day discursive event elaborating themes of mis/communication with non-human “others”. Presentations, performances, and discussions with invited artists and theorists beginning with a keynote by esteemed…

Thursday June 15, 2017

Opening / The House of Dust d'Alison Knowles

5 pm to 10 pm

On June, Thursday 15th, the Darling Foundry team invites you to the opening of its summer exhibition: The House of Dust by Alison Knowles: A Constructed World, Tyler Coburn & Byron Peters, Stéphane Degoutin…

Place Publique 2017

6 pm

In order to dynamize the Place Publique 2017, a crowdfunding campaign has raised funds for the public work of art Unité d'habitation, by Antoine Caron. Since 2007, Place Publique has established itself…

Thursday May 18, 2017

Discussion : Violeta Horcasitas, Iumi Kataoka

7 pm

For this evening, the Darling Foundry's international residents at will present the latest developments of their work. The main focus of Violeta Horcasitas (Mexico) is the research and reflection on collaborative…

Friday March 24, 2017

Nuit des débats

6 pm to 8 pm

The Darling Foundry will take part in the Nuit des débats, an event taking place simultaneously in Paris, Dakar and Montreal. Citizens of Montreal are invited to an evening of discussion and debate about…

Thursday March 16, 2017

Discussion : Iosu Aramburu

6 pm to 8 pm

Iosu Aramburu’s current research deals with the urban history of cities through their architecture, and more specifically about the paradoxes between the utopic vision of modernity and the disenchantment…

From March 9 to March 10, 2017

Opening Dineo Seshee Bopape, David Arsenau, Céline Huyghegbaert

5 pm to 10 pm

The Darling Foundry invites you to the opening of its spring exhibitions on March 9:    In the main gallery: Dineo Seshee Bopape : And- In. The light of this._____  In the small gallery: David Arseneau…

Wednesday January 25, 2017

Discussion : Sky Goodden

6 pm to 8 pm

At the Darling Foundry, Sky Goodden is conducting research and writing towards the completion of a book project titled The Floating Academy: Artist Residencies in Contemporary Art, which she conceived…

Tuesday December 13, 2016

Members' Dinner

6 pm

To start the festive season, Darling Foundry invites its members to celebrate the Montreal cultural scene while enjoying the presence of each other. This year, guest artist Dean Baldwin will generously…

Thursday December 8, 2016

Artist Talk / Stéphanie Lagarde, Claudia Passeri, Sashikant Thavudoz

6 pm to 8 pm

Evening of three artist talks by artists in international residencies at the Darling Foundry.  Stéphanie Lagarde Paris, France The work of Stéphanie Lagarde engages a reflection on the artificiality…

Monday November 28, 2016

Darling Foundry Upside Down

6 pm

A neighbourhood event to get a behind the scenes look at the exceptional space The Darling Foundry is a multifaceted visual arts centre. The venue is known as an important part of Montreal’s industrial…

Thursday November 24, 2016

Emily Wardill Performance

6 pm

To end the series of performances organized as part of the exhibition Délicat Pulse, Emily Wardill will present a creation in conversation with Julie Favreau's work, performed by Ishan Davé.  Emily…

Friday November 4, 2016

Volmir Cordeiro Performance

6 pm

Invited to perform as part of Julie Favreau's exhibition, Délicat Pulse, Brazilian artist Volmir Cordeiro presents Ciel (2012), his first solo as an author. Ciel is a performance in which the artist attempts…

Thursday October 27, 2016

Evening of Performances: Adva Zakaï / Julie Favreau + Anne Thériault

6 pm

For this evening of performances organized as part of Julie Favreau's exhibition Délicat Pulse, we will present Doux, a collaboration between Julie Favreau and Anne Thériault, and by Adva Zakaï, a special…

Thursday October 27, 2016

Points de rencontre : Visual and Performing Arts

12:30 pm to 2 pm

ICI conferences, the Darling Foundry and the Actoral festival present: Emma Waltraud Howes - Hanna Sybille Müller - Adva Zakaï - Julie Favreau and Anne Thériault Moderator: Manon De Pauw The discussion…

Saturday October 1, 2016

Journées de la culture

1 pm to 4 pm

For Journées de la culture, the entry for Darling Foundry's exhibitions will be free on Saturday, October 1st.  From 1PM to 4PM, artists Julie Favreau and Sarah Greig will be there at the gallery to answer…

Thursday September 22, 2016

Opening: Julie Favreau and Sarah Greig

5 pm to 10 pm

Thursday, September 22 Darling Foundry team invites you to the opening of the exhibitions Délicat Pulse by Julie Favreau and Picture Transition (Display Camera) Picture Transition (Unfixed Form) by Sarah…

Thursday September 8, 2016

Performance by Cha Ji ryang

7 pm to 9 pm

First Korean artist in residency at Darling Foundry delegated by the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Cha Ji ryang gets inspiration from geopolitical concepts to create fictions that…

Thursday August 18, 2016

Artist Talk | Simon Boudvin

6 pm to 8 pm

Just like the Coney Island madness that spread through Manhattan's grid, the « spectacle of the decade » is now spreading through the neighborhoods of Montreal. In the streets, sculptural elements stand…

From June 30 to August 11, 2016

Place Publique 2016

7:30 pm to 10 pm

FILIATIONS - PERFORMANCES SERIE  Four evenings of performances enliven the Place Publique in order to show the connections between artists, who are invited to select, in turn, the headliners of the next…

Thursday August 11, 2016

Filiations Evening 4⎟Danny Gaudreault + Kama La Mackerel

7:30 pm to 10 pm

Fourth and final evening of the series Filiations, which proposes to reveal the influences and affinities between local performance artists. Dayna McLeod, invited by the duo Jean-Sébastien Vague, chose…

Thursday July 28, 2016

Filiations Evening 3⎟Dayna McLeod + Suzanne Joly

7:30 pm to 10 pm

Filiations’ third evening will be your chance to discover the work of Dayna McLeod and Suzanne Joly. Invited by Jean-Sébastien Vague, who got to know McLeod’s work through her exhibition at La Centrale…

Thursday July 14, 2016

Filiations Evening 2⎟Karen Elaine Spencer + Jean-Sébastien Vague

7:30 pm to 10 pm

After a first evening featuring the performances of Michelle Lacombe and Richard Martel, it is now Karen Elaine Spencer and the duo Jean-Sébastien Vague’s turn to present their work at the Place Publique…

Thursday June 30, 2016

Filiations Evening 1 | Michelle Lacombe + Richard Martel

7:30 pm to 10 pm

Michelle Lacombe and Richard Martel, two well-known performers in the artistic scenes of Montreal and Quebec, from different generations and with distinct affinities, kick off the series and launch the…

Wednesday June 15, 2016

Ad Astra : Artists' Constellation

6 pm to 12 am

Grand annual celebration night, under the Honorary Presidency of Mr. G. Pierre Lapointe, administrator and president of Jarislowsky, Fraser Limitée. This starry night will be the perfect occasion to highlight…

From June 1 to June  5, 2016

Dance Anarchives

5 pm

Dance Anarchives is a workshop series in which the public is invited to create fictional archives in the form of picture collages. Four performers use those collages as the partition of a choreography…

From June 1 to June  5, 2016


5 pm

The Darling Foundry has programmed throughout the season of 2015-2016 new projects where dance and visual arts meet, which corresponded with the arrival of Curator Anne-Marie St-Jean Aubre in the Spring…

From June 1 to June  2, 2016


9:30 pm to 10:30 pm

The Darling Foundry in collaboration with Dancemakers presents Rosé Porn by the artist Zoja Smutny. Rosé Porn is a creation described by choreographer Zoja Smutny as a concept album that takes form through…

Thursday June 2, 2016

choreographed conversation about rosé porn

2 pm to 4 pm

The choreographed conversation is a platform for sharing artistic practice through a performative medium. Such a talk will take place about the topic of Rosé Porn, presented by Zoja Smutny on the same…

Saturday May 21, 2016


2 pm to 6 pm

Marie-Michelle Deschamps will be at the Darling Foundry to continue her work in conversation with Carl Trahan related to the curent exhibition L*. The artist will be avalaible to discuss with interested…

Thursday May 12, 2016

artist and curator talk | Badel-Sarbach Duo and Marina Reyes Franco

6 pm to 8 pm

Currently in residency at the Darling Foundry, the artist duo Flurina Badeland Jérémie Sarbach (Swiss Residency) and Puerto Rican curator Marina Reyes Franco (Residency of the Americas) invite you to come…

Thursday May 12, 2016


12 pm to 4 pm

Marie-Michelle Deschamps will be at the Darling Foundry to continue her work in conversation with Carl Trahan related to the curent exhibition L*. The artist will be avalaible to discuss with interested…

From May 6 to May  8, 2016

Words & [ ] — a Durational Conference of Art & Thought

12 pm

The School of Making Thinking presents "Words & [ ] — a Durational Conference of Art & Thought" a 56-hour (French/English bilingual) event to take place at The Darling Foundry May 6 - 8 2016, featuring…

Saturday April 30, 2016


1 pm to 4 pm

Carl Trahan will be at the Darling Foundry to continue her work in conversation with Marie-Michelle Deschamps related to the curent exhibition L*. The artist will be avalaible to discuss with interested…

Saturday April 23, 2016


2 pm to 6 pm

Marie-Michelle Deschamps will be at the Darling Foundry to continue her work in conversation with Carl Trahan related to the curent exhibition L*. The artist will be avalaible to discuss with interested…

Saturday April 9, 2016

My mother was an animal until I grew my second set of teeth

1 pm to 4 pm

On April 9th, The Darling Foundry will host a collaborative workshop developed by artists Marie-Michelle Deschamps and Rebecca La Marre. We invite you to the gallery for a period of up to 3 hours, to…

Thursday March 24, 2016

Artist Talk | Natalia Lassalle-Morillo

6 pm

Currently in residency at the Darling Foundry, Natalia Lassalle-Morillo invites you to come discover her project Retirement, a documentary and film series that show the process of aging in women ; how…

Wednesday March 23, 2016

Bonaventure Belvedere

7 pm

Beyond its mission to support and promote contemporary art, the Darling Foundry is socially involved in his neighborhood. Established for over twenty years at the crossroads of Old Montreal and Griffintown,…

Thursday March 17, 2016

Vernissage : Lorna Bauer and Marie-Michelle Deschamps

5 pm to 10 pm

Thursday, March 17 the Darling Foundry team invites you to the opening of the exhibitions Soleil by Lorna Bauer and L* by Marie-Michelle Deschamps. Artists in residency will open the doors to their studio…

From February 25 to February 28, 2016

Tangente presents Memory Palace by Dorian Nuskind-Oder

7:30 pm

TANGENTE Laboratoire de mouvements contemporains Tangente has been a major figure in contemporary dance for 35 years. Forerunner of new tendencies, always ahead of its time, Tangente offers to the Montréal…

Saturday February 27, 2016

ACTIVITY CANCELLED - I Will Keep A Light Burning | Nuit blanche 2016

8 pm to 1 am

ACTIVITY CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS.  TANGENTE'S PERFORMANCES ARE STILL HAPPENING.  On the night of February 27, join us at the Darling Foundry’s Place Publique to see French artist Renaud Auguste-Dormeuil’s…

Saturday February 27, 2016

Tangente presents This is the dance we are making | Nuit blanche 2016

10 pm

In collaboration with Darling Foundry, Tangente presents This is the dance we are making as part of Montreal's Nuit blanche 2016. Dive into a world of dance, performance, video, installation and sculpture!…

From January 29 to January 30, 2016

Tête-à-tête | Theresa Transistor

8 pm

From January 18 to January 31, Darling Foundry welcomes the group Theresa Transistor for a poetic creation residency. During these two weeks, the quartet composed of Christian Bouchard, Christian Calon,…

Thursday December 17, 2015


9 pm to 7 pm

TUESDAY DECEMBER 17, 2015 FROM 5 PM TO 9 PM AT COUVENT DES RÉCOLLETS, PARIS As part of the France/Quebec Cross Residency program, artist Ana Rewakowicz will present the project Collecteur de brouillard,…

Monday December 14, 2015

Members Festive Dinner with Rebecca Belmore

6 pm

To start the festive season, Darling Foundry invites its members to celebrate the Montreal cultural scene while enjoying the presence of each other. We are greatful to have renowned Canadian Artist Rebecca…

Friday November 27, 2015

Public Demontage

12 pm to 5 pm

Witnessing the desinstallation of an artwork is not something that happens often. However, this is what Acapulco (Quebec and Chicoutimi) will show you. Come watch them desinstall their work and get a chance…

Thursday November 19, 2015

Curator and Artist Talk | Claire Astier / Nola Farman

6 pm

Claire Astier   As part of the France-Quebec Marseille Cross-Residency, curator Claire Astier proposes a discussion on the collective as a work space, on its presence in our society and its political…

Thursday November 12, 2015

Artist and Curator Talk | Roy Meuwissen and Caroline Andrieux

6 pm

As part of his first solo show in Montreal, Roy Meuwissen will present his work in an informal talk where the public is warmly invited. The overview of the artist's work will be followed by a presentation…

Thursday November 12, 2015

Artist Talk: Amshu Chukki

6 pm

Currently in residency at the Darling Foundry as part of the India-Quebec exchange residency program, artist Amshu Chukki invites you to come and discover the fruit of his research at the Darling Foundry. Amshu…

Thursday November 5, 2015

Curator and Artist Talk | Monika Bayer-Wermuth / Patrik Thomas

6 pm

Currently in residency at the Darling Foundry, curator Monika Bayer-Wermuth and artist Patrik Thomas invite you to come and discover the fruit of their research at the Darling Foundry. Münchner beer…

Friday October 23, 2015

Catalogue Launch : Seeing and believing by Luis Jacob

6 pm

The Fonderie Darling will celebrate the pubilcation of Luis Jacob's catalogue, in presence of the artist and the authors Marie Fraser, Anne-Marie Ninacs and David Liss on Friday the 23rd of October.   Seeing…

From June 18 to October 10, 2015

Place publique 2015

7 pm

The faire season is around the corner and the Darling Foundry is already busy concocting an ambitious project on the square that is opened to the public from May to October in front of its premises. On…

Thursday October 1, 2015

Performance : André Fortino

6 pm to 7 pm

André Fortino feels the need to use his body in his work and be guided by his intuition and instinct, allowing himself to cross the border of existing norms to access a primitive freedom. As a multidisciplinary…

Thursday September 24, 2015

Catalogue Launch : Jon Knowles, The Last Decayed

5 pm

DURING THE OPENING OF ANDRÉ FORTINO AND ROY MEUWISSEN EXHIBITIONS  This first monographic catalogue by Jon Knowles covers the artist’s exhibitions for the last ten years and builds upon the Darling Foundry's…

Thursday September 24, 2015


5 pm to 10 pm

Thursday, September 24 the Darling Foundry's team invites you to its new exhibitions' opening:  Hôtel Formes Sauvages, André Fortino and LAT. 17°33′13″N LONG. 99°24′37″W, Roy Meuwissen.   You will be…

Wednesday September 16, 2015

Presentation of Dora Garcia's Book

7 pm

Presentation of Dora Garcia's book, Mad Marginal Cahier #4,  I See Words, I Hear Voices The book will be launched at the Westmount Library on Wednesday, September 16, on the occasion of a group reading…

From August 27 to August 28, 2015

Sabbat au Sommet: Anniversary and Fundraising Event

5:30 pm

La Fonderie Darling a récolté 55 000$ pour la réalisation de ses projets Montréal, Vendredi 28 Août 2015 – L’équipe de la Fonderie Darling et ses administrateurs sont très heureux d’annoncer que grâce…

Thursday August 20, 2015

Artists talk : Alice Didier Champagne and Paul Maheke Ngamaha

6 pm

  Currently in residency at the Darling Foundry, Paul Maheke Ngamaha and Alice Champagne Didier invite you to come and discover their project "Paysage Sauvage" over a discussion. This fictive documentary…

Wednesday August 12, 2015

Place Publique - Eman Haram, Jay Fox and Louise Vanardois

7 pm

JAY FOX AND LOUISE VANARDOIS Ctrl + Art + V Although ideally universal, language is unique to everyone. Connotations, interpretations, from one person to another, from one consciousness to another; language…

Thursday August 6, 2015

Performance Chloe Lum and Yannick Desranleau (Seripop)

7 pm

PROGRAM THURSDAY, AUGUST 6 - 7PM Seripop is interested in the life and actions of materials; how shifting, scuffing, peeling, crushing and fading creates performative gestures within space. Their performative…

Thursday July 30, 2015

Performance Ceptuel, Textuel et Férentiel

7 pm

Program Thursday, July 30 AN EVENING CURATED BY JEAN-PHILIPPE LUCKHURST-CARTIER - 7PM This evening of performances will introduce practices that revolve around the expression of an environment embodied…

Thursday July 16, 2015

Performances by Tina Carlisi, Janick Burn and Groupe Intervention Vidéo

7 pm

Program Thursday, July 16 Tina Carlisi - 19h POSSIBLE / POSSIBILITIES Tina Carlisi’s participatory installation is a poetic intervention on the Darling Foundry’s pop-up greenery. Part picnic, part workshop,…

Thursday July 2, 2015

Discussion between Hajra Waheed and Gabrielle Moser

6 pm

Montreal artist Hajra Waheed and Gabrielle Moser, author of the essay accompanying the exhibition Asylum In The Sea, will discuss the issues raised by the artist's practice.

Thursday June 25, 2015

Performance Julia Borderie

7 pm

Just do it is a performance fusing the two disciplines of basketball and visual arts during a live match on the Place Publique. Constantly going back and forth to confuse or at least disrupt the rules…

Thursday June 25, 2015

Artist Talk : Livia Johann / Fernando Garcia

5:30 pm

Livia Johann, the 2015 Alsatian artist recipient of the Swiss Studio, and Fernando Garcia, the 2015 Spanish artist recipient of the International Residency, will present their work, talk about their experience…

Friday June 19, 2015

Guided tour with Lieven De Boeck

1 pm

Belgian artist, Lieven De Boeck, will present his latest exhibition Let us be us, again and again, and always.

Thursday June 18, 2015

Vernissage : Lieven De Boeck and Hajra Waheed

5 pm

The Darling Foundry is pleased to invite you to the opening of its new exhibitions: Let us be us, again and again, and always, by Belgian artist Lieven De Boeck and Asylum In the Sea by Montreal artist…

Thursday May 14, 2015

Curator Talk : Astria Suparak

6 pm

Thursday May 14 at 6 pm, Astria Suparak will talk about her research and her experience at the Darling Foundry.

Thursday April 30, 2015

CONVERSATION BETWEEN ARTIST AND CURATOR: Stephanie Loveless and jake moore

6 pm

In conjuntion with the exhibition For Romantic Fantasy, Loveless and moore will address the following topics: women’s voices, feminist sound, translation/transcription/transformation, materiality, and…

Thursday April 2, 2015

Vernissage : Chih-Chien Wang and Stephanie Loveless

5 pm to 10 pm

For the 2015 Spring program, Chih-Chien Wang will present his new project, The Act Of Forgetting in the large hall and Stephanie Loveless will present For Romantic Fantasy in the small room.  

From March 19 to March 22, 2015

30 years for CIAC Montreal

7 pm

**We apologize, there is no translation available for this page** Nous souhaitons que cet événement soit l'occasion de célébrer ensemble 30 ans d'engagement en faveur de la création contemporaine. Promoteur…

Thursday March 12, 2015

Artist Presentation: Ernesto Bautista

6 pm to 7 pm

In a public talk, El Salvador based artist Ernesto Bautista (Residency of the Americas) will present his research and experiences in Montreal at the Darling Foundry. Over the years, Bautista has developed…

Saturday February 28, 2015

Playing with fire

9 pm to 12 am

As part of Nuit Blanche, the Darling Foundry will occupy the Place Publique for a night of performances and installations. Addressing risk, the playful, the ritual but also the heat that fire provides,…

Thursday February 26, 2015

Unground opening and open studio

5 pm to 10 pm

The opening of the new exhibition UNGROUND will take place on Thursday, 26 February from 5pm to 10pm in the presence of the two artists and the curator. Also, Montreal and international artists in residence…

Thursday December 4, 2014

Artist Talk: Claire Hannicq and Kenzee Patterson

6 pm

Claire Hannicq (Swiss Studio) and Kenzee Patterson (Australia Residency) will present their research and residency experien­ces at the Darling Foundry in a public talk.

Thursday November 27, 2014

Artist Talk: Teja Gavankar and Sophie Lapalu

6 pm

Teja Gavankar (India-Quebec Cross-Residency) and Sophie Lapalu (France-Quebec Cross-Residency) will present their research and residency experien­ces at the Darling Foundry in a public talk. Teja Gavankar   Sophie…

Thursday October 16, 2014

Les aiguilles tournent à l'envers

6 pm to 11 pm

When art frequents the bees : God Save the Queen #2 Since Spring 2013, the artist collective known as Les aiguilles tournent à l’envers has installed and taken charge of a beehive on the rooftop of the…

Saturday October 11, 2014

Conversation between artist and curator: Karen Kraven and Nicholas Brown

3 pm

This discussion between artist and curator provides the public with an opportunity to better understand the different levels of interpretation and strategies of presentation found within the exhibition…

From June 19 to October 10, 2014

Place Publique 2014

7 pm

During the summer 2014, the Darling Foundry's ephemeral Place Publique has been very busy with artistic performances, readings, workshops, poetry readings, live DJ music, and more. All this accompanied…

Thursday October 9, 2014

Opening : BNLMTL 2014 and Karen Kraven

5 pm to 10 pm

On October 9th, you are invited to the opening of our shows for the fall season. In the great hall, the works of Lawrence Weiner and Li Ran will be exhibited as part of BNLMTL 2014. Also, Karen Kraven…

Friday September 26, 2014

Soundwich : La famille!

7:30 pm

This week, the Bar Éphémère is moving inside of the Darling Foundry and will be hosting a concert by the Soundwich family at 7:30pm. ~ Simon Chioini Guillaume Cliche Line Katcho Matthew Schoen + DJ ~…

Thursday September 25, 2014

Sylvain Campeau / Chantal Dumas: Havres

6 pm to 9 pm

Havres is a collaboration between two artists, poet Sylvain Campeau, and sound artist Chantal Dumas.  The artificiality of Montreal’s industrial and urban landscape was first and foremost the starting…

Thursday September 18, 2014

Poetry Night #3 | Night passages

6:30 pm to 9 pm

Poetry Night Passages is the third event of the Poetry series at the Darling Foundry, organized by the Maison de la Poésie de Montréal. The artistic direction of this evening will be led by Stéphanie…

From September 10 to September 14, 2014

Altérations #00

12 pm to 9 pm

Aurélie Pétrel and Vincent Roumagnac, recipient of the 2014 France-Québec Exchange Residencies (Paris), would like to invite you to discover Altérations #00 at the Darling Foundry. The event marks the…

Saturday September 13, 2014

Points de vue #4 | Urban Greening

1 pm to 5 pm

Community based urban laboratories  Shauna Janssen, Ph.D, Noémie Despland-Lichtert, Roger Latour et Jessica Hart  A number of known and lesser known ecologically diverse landscapes thrive in the city…

Thursday September 4, 2014

Artist talk: Jean-Paul Ganem

6 pm to 7 pm

Artist Jean-Paul Ganem presents Variations, his third collaboration with the Darling Foundry. This time, his research is informed by the transformation and the slow evolution of the elements, and explores…

Thursday August 28, 2014

Vernissage | Variations

6 pm to 10 pm

On August 28th, Variations will be inaugurated at the height of its flowering, during an evening of poetry, visual arts, and ecology. Variations is a project by artist Jean-Paul Ganem, who presents a…

Thursday August 28, 2014

Poetry night #2 | Where I come from…

7:30 pm to 9 pm

Poetry Where I come from… is the beginning of the story that we invite you to discover thanks  to the poems f Nadine Ltaif, Danielle Fournier, Violaine Forest and Etienne Lalonde. This is a public, yet…

Saturday August 23, 2014

Points de vue #3 | Postindustrial landscape

1 pm to 5 pm

COMMUNITY BASED URBAN LABORATORIES  Shauna Janssen, Ph.D, Marie-France Daigneault-Bouchard, Dr Thomas Strickland Lost + Found: Archiving Urban Change The postindustrial landscape is the subject…

Thursday August 14, 2014

Art dans un Jardin #3 | From city to nature

6:30 pm to 10 pm

The moods and murmurs of the city remind the human behaviour, which is ironically restricted by the  laws of nature. How do we perceive the bodies which we find within the boundaries of the rural and the…

Thursday August 7, 2014

Poetry night #1 | Flowerbeds - Field Literature

6:30 pm to 10 pm

Poetry We are in the midst of summer, let poetry refresh your senses! Every body knows that it is forbidden to walk on flowerbeds. We have to pay attention to the fround under our feet, just like we…

Thursday July 31, 2014


8 pm to 10:30 pm

Acts, manœuvres, and performances around and through walls and partitions. Audio art in situ, low-tech shows, and presence acts in socius.   With performances and manœuvres: Second regard (Alexandre…

Saturday July 26, 2014

Points de vue #2 | Public space

1 pm to 5 pm

Community based urban laboratories  Dr Thomas Strickland, Shauna Janssen, Marie-France Daigneault-Bouchard Public space, the second urban laboratory, will focus on the theme of accessibility and the…

Thursday July 24, 2014

Alchemy, hallucination, aporia

6 pm to 9 pm

Can a poetic text be evoked through performance and action art? How do artists embody and inhabit the imagery in the poem and color of words, without direct recitation?  Initiated by a curator who chose…

Thursday July 17, 2014

Art dans un jardin #2 | Articulations

6:30 pm to 10 pm

Curator: Janick Burn Free admission Performance is, among other things, an articulation between the physical and the oral body. It can sometimes lead those bodies to a critical state and/or a critic…

Thursday July 10, 2014

An evening with Duo Nouveau Ft. G

6:30 pm to 9 pm

Duo Nouveau Ft. Go is a locally-based melting pot of different influences. Each bring a different view of jazz and music to the table, and combined they are able to give rise to a youthful yet representative…

Friday July 4, 2014

Dj Modernité meets R3V3R3NT

6 pm to 7 pm

Darling Foundry offers an outdoor musical performance in duo, featuring two djs and long-timefriends. DJ modernity (Éric Milette) and R3V3R3NT (Steeve Pelletier) share their discoveries and musicalinfluences…

Saturday June 28, 2014

Points de vue #1 | Les jeunes

1 pm to 5 pm

Community based urban laboratories  Camille Bédard, Noémie Despland-Lichtert, Chantale Potié Les Jeunes, the first urban laboratory, invites children (ages 4-12, accompanied by an adult) to come explore…

Thursday June 26, 2014


6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

ART DANS UN JARDIN II /.LEAKY CAULDRON For the second edition of the season Art dans le Jardin at Darling Foundry, and in the spirit of Encuentro Performance Festival, SenseLab presents an outdoor evening…

Thursday June 19, 2014

Art dans un jardin #1 | Aparté

6:30 pm to 12 am

In this first edition of the season, Art dans un jardin presents an evening in aparté. Thursday, June 19th, Soufia Bensaid, Philippe Lauzier and Marc-André Lion Casavant, accompanied by DJ Buck Smith,…

Thursday June 19, 2014

Artist' talk: Tris Vonna-Michell and Capucine Vandebrouck

6 pm to 8 pm

At the end of their residencies, Tris Vonna-Michell (International Residency) and Capucine Vandebrouck (Swiss Studio) present their approaches and the fruits of their researches. The meeting is open to…

Thursday May 29, 2014

Curator's talk: Barbara Perea

6 pm to 7:30 pm

Barbara Perea is a Mexican curator, critic and lecturer in residency at the Darling Foundry. An electronic and digital arts specialist, she is studying the work of Steina and Woody Vasulka during her stay…

Wednesday May 21, 2014

Vernissage Dora García and Christina Zurfluh

8 pm

On Wednesday, May 21st, the Darling Foundry inaugurates two new exhibitions : in the great hall, for the first time in Canada, internationally renowned artist Dora Garcia (Spain) presents Of Crimes and…

Wednesday May 21, 2014

Soirée Porcelaine : Darling Foundry Fundraiser

6 pm to 8 pm

20th anniversary of Quartier Éphémère Save the date for our annual fundraising event! On Wednesday May 21st 2014, we will celebrate the 20th anniversary for the establishment of Quartier Éphémère, a…

Thursday May 8, 2014

Annual assembly

6 pm to 7 pm

The Board of Directors and the team of Quartier Éphémère invite the members of the Darling Foundry to its Annual assembly which will take place on May 8 at 6 PM. It will be an occassion for its members…

Wednesday May 7, 2014

Roundtable for N-Polytope

7:30 pm to 9 pm

An exceptional encounter with Sharon Kanach, Robert Dupuy, Chris Salter and Sofian Audry to discuss N-Polytope, the spectacular light and sound environment by Chris Salter.  FREE ENTRY

From February 6 to April 12, 2014

VOX | Tris Vonna Michell's exhibition

7 pm

For the occasion of his international residency at the Darling Foundry, Tris Vonna Michell presents an exhibtion at Vox Centre, from February 7 to April 12 2014. Tris Vonna-Michell stages installations…

Thursday April 3, 2014

Concert and artist talk with Thomas Bégin

7:30 pm

At 7:30pm While his exhibiti BYTE BY BYTE vibrates of light and sound in the great hall of the Darling Foundry, Thomas Bégin will explore the intricacies of his installation through a performative collaboration…

From March 1 to March  2, 2014

Electric night at the Darling Foundry

7 pm to 2 am

On the occasion of MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE and Nuit Blanche, the Darling Foundry presents an Electric Night on March 1st from 7 pm to 2 am. This evening will be an opportunity to discover the two new exhibitions…

Thursday February 27, 2014

Openings : Thomas Bégin & Nicolas Lachance

5 pm to 10 pm

Opening of Thomas Bégin & Nicolas Lachance's exhibitions. From 5 pm to 10 pm Open studios of the Darling Foundry residents. From 5 pm to 8 pm Free admition.    

From January 16 to January 18, 2014

Cabaret Échéant

8 pm

Price: 15$ in advance, 20$ on the spot A comic tragedy. This show, just crazy enough, hinges on a background of anxiety of emptiness, of nothing at all. It is a deserted political cabaret where the fantasies…

Thursday January 9, 2014

Artist talk with Guillaume Gattier

6 pm to 7 pm

French artist, Guillaume Gattier will present his work and discuss with the public his experience during his residency at the Darling Foundry. Free admission - 250 rue Queen Observer of the everyday,…

Thursday December 12, 2013

Artist Talk with Lorna Bauer | In Paris

5 pm to 9 pm

During her residence at Couvent des Récollets à Paris, Lorna Bauer will present her work and research on Thursday, December 12th from 5pm to 9pm in her studio. Lorna Bauer uses her work to question and…

Thursday December 12, 2013

Artist talk with Anne-Françoise Jacques | In Marseille

6 pm to 7 pm

From December 2nd to 7th, Anne-Françoise Jacques will participate in Zone d'Expérimentation, a discussion between Astérides' residents and Audrey Illouz, invited art critic. She will also have an open…

Thursday December 5, 2013

Artist talk with Mary Teague

6 pm to 7 pm

Australian artist, Mary Teague will present her work and discuss her residency experience at the Darling Foundry to the public. Mary Teague's work is often three-dimensional assemblage that combines found…

Thursday November 28, 2013

Artist talk with Jocelyne Alloucherie Yann Pocreau and the curator Sylvain Campeau

6 pm to 8 pm

Within the frame of their exhibitions, the artists and the curator present their work during an open discussion in which the public is invited to interact with them. Both artists chose to work with black…

Thursday November 21, 2013

Presentations by Jürg Stäuble and Lucie le Bouder

6 pm to 9 pm

  Lucie le Bouder : "Through different mediums (installation, drawing, lithography), i question the space in which i have lived and worked for 3 months. I want to show how I have absorbed the place and…

Monday November 18, 2013

Sponsor an artist's studio

4 pm to 6 pm

Sponsor an artist's studio at the Darling Foundry and encourage the new creation of Montreal! Appointment Monday, November 18, 2013 at 4pm for a presentation of the sponsorship program, meetings with artists…

Thursday October 17, 2013

Opening Yann Pocreau & Jocelyne Alloucherie

5 pm to 10 pm

Opening of the exhibitions of Jocelyne Alloucherie and Yann Pocreau. From 5 pm to 10 pm.  Open studios of Darling Foundry residents. From 5pm to 8 pm.  Jürg Stäuble - Swiss Residence Lucie Le Bouder…

Thursday October 17, 2013

Open Studios Autumn

5 pm to 8 pm

At the same time as the inauguration of the exhibitions of Jocelyne Alloucherie and Yann Pocreau, the following artists will open their studios to the public : Jürg Stäuble - Swiss Residence Lucie Le…

Thursday October 17, 2013

The Sketchbook Project

5 pm to 10 pm

Initiated by Steven and Sara Peterman, one an artist and the other director of the Brooklyn Art Library, the Sketchbook Project is a global, crowd-sourced art project and traveling exhibition of handmade…

Thursday October 10, 2013

A Little Less Conversation : chapter 4 in a bunker

7 pm to 9 pm

With both feet firmly on the tilted floor of "L'un sur l'autre", installation created by Alexandre David at the Parisian Laundry, Marie Frampier will speak of strategies of exhibition for contemporary…

Thursday September 26, 2013

Artist talk with Marie Frampier and Tjanara Jali Talbot

6 pm to 8 pm

Presentation of the residences of the curator Marie Frampier (France) and the artist Tjanara Jali Talbot (Australia). Entrance 250 Queen St.   Marie Frampier : Marie Frampier will present a selection…

Thursday September 12, 2013

The Bees of the Darling Foundry

7 pm to 10 pm

Come and celebrate with us the inauguration of the beehive that the collective Les aiguilles tournent à l'envers has set up on the roof of the Darling Foundry. You can taste the first harvest of honey,…

Saturday August 24, 2013

Place Publique Performances III

1 pm to 4 pm

All Day Breakfast (kids menu version) How do we individually perceive and get into contact with a particular place?How can we create a space that allows for experiences of encounter and exchange (with…

Thursday August 22, 2013

Yam Lau and Jan Hostettler artist talks

6:30 pm to 9 pm

Discussion with Yam Lau Yam Lau offers a structural analysis on the video installation and his work at the Darling Foundry. In discussion with curator Alice Jim, he will also speak to the philosophical…

Wednesday August 21, 2013

Chicha Sessions

5 pm to 7 pm

On Wednesdays in August, we meet on Place publique to smoke chicha and discuss Montreal cultural politics. Free entrance, all welcome. The terrace-bar of the Darling Foundry and the Chicha Muffler installation…

Thursday August 15, 2013

Jean-Luc Verna artist talk

6 pm to 8 pm

Multifaceted artist, high and low culture, even the troubling strangeness, all these fashionable catchphrases actually apply to Jean-Luc Verna. But Verna himself is not fashionable, he is too classic,…

Thursday July 25, 2013

Place Publique Performances II

7 pm to 10 pm

Toile détente The second evening of performances on the Darling Foundry’s Place Publique, Toile détente showcases experimental compositions inviting the public to rethink the soundtrack of the city. Emerging…

Thursday July 11, 2013

Place Publique Performances I

7 pm to 10 pm

8.5 X 11 Guillaume Adjutor Provost’s projects establish a structure between creation and curating used in conjunction with the integration of various existing works, such as artifacts, textual and performative…

Thursday June 27, 2013

Virginie Laganière and Pamela Desjardins Artist Talks

6 pm to 10 pm

Virginie Laganière artist talk Esther Bourdages, curator of the exhibition Le Vaisseau / Solid Void presented at the Darling Foundry, discusses with artist Virginie Laganière around the production context…


After dusk, an animated video by the young French artists Julia Borderie and Lara Vallance is projected outside the Darling Foundry. Graduates, respectively, of Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in…