Monday, December 16, 2019

WASM newsletter for December 16, 2019

Turn on your speakers to hear the accompanying music! 

Friday, December 6, 2019

Hanukkah Market

The Museum of Jewish Montreal’s fabulous third annual Hanukkah Market is returning bigger and better than ever!
Find the perfect gift (for your loved ones…or yourself), visit the PJ Library kids booth for little market visitors, sample special Hanukkah treats at Fletchers – Espace Culinaire, and get into the holiday mood as our cozy Museum is transformed for your Hanukkah shopping needs!
On Sunday, December 8th and Sunday, December 15th local artisans and makers will be at 4040 boul. St-Laurent from 11:00am-6:00pm (that’s right; we are extending our hours for this special occasion!)

Friday, November 29, 2019

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Things to do this coming holiday season:














This free, two-day celebration encourages booklovers of all ages and interests to browse, buy and get books signed, just in time for holiday gift-giving. With Quebec publishers and authors on hand, expect hundreds of new titles for sale, along with readings and other events happening throughout the fair.
TIME: 10:00 - 17:00, 30 November - 1 December
LOCATION: Concordia University, McConnell Building—1400 Blvd. Maisonneuve West, MTL
WEBSITE: https://aelaq.org/bookfair/
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Nutcracker Market benefitting the Nutcracker Fund for Children - Les Grands Ballets de Montréal

The 10th edition of the Nutcracker Market will take place from November 28 to December 8, 2019. Over 100 exhibitors will come together in the Palais des Congrès shopping mall to offer a wide range of goods and give you a head start on your holiday celebrations.
WEBSITE: https://grandsballets.com/en/nutcracker/market/
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WEBSITE: https://www.metiersdart.ca/

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Everything you need to know about the 2019 CBC Sing-In:

On Sunday, Dec. 8, join us for the city's biggest and oldest sing-along at the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul and Bourgie Hall— the CBC Sing-In. Now in its 40th year, the Sing-In presents beloved carols, with an audience of 1,500 singing along. The concert will feature the Choir of the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul, the Sing-In brass and percussion ensemble, organist Jonathan Oldengarm and conductor Jean-Sébastien Vallée. Tickets for the event are free and will be available once again through Eventbrite on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. ET. Enter for "CBC Christmas Sing-In 2019".
WEBSITE: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/community/save-the-date-2019-cbc-sing-in-1.5321303

If you don't get a ticket, you can still watch the live stream at https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/community/save-the-date-2019-cbc-sing-in-1.5321303
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MMFA during the holidays:

ADMISSION TO THE COLLECTIONS AND DISCOVERY EXHIBITIONS IS FREE FOR:
Everyone during the holiday season, from Saturday, December 21, 2019, to Sunday, January 5, 2020!
Museum VIP members; People aged 20 and under; People aged 65 and up every Thursday.
Persons with reduced mobility and their caregivers (in addition to free admission to the major exhibition on view); The general public: the first Sunday of every month; Holders of a ticket for a major exhibition.
Families taking part in the activities will receive a dated pass; Underprivileged groups taking part in the Sharing the Museum programme, which benefits from the support of sponsors.
All holders of membership cards from our cultural partners will enjoy the same discounts as applicable to admission to Major Exhibitions.
WEBSITE: https://www.mbam.qc.ca/en/information/admission-fees/
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