Cultural activities

The MEM invites you to take part in a host of activities and discover its original and diverse programming.

Guided tour
October 26 and November 18, 2023

Celebrating Le Chaînon

Visit this celebration of Le Chaînon’s ninety-year history in the company of several Associates, the urban missionaries at its heart.

Film screening
November 2, 2023

Micro-Kabaret in partnership with Kino Montréal and Cinémania

Discover six short films made during a week-long creative lab at the museum.

Kaléidoscope roundtable discussion
November 8, 2023

Violence against women: Still a critical issue

Three guests who work with women on a daily basis discuss violence against women and how it is changing.

Cooking workshop
November 12, 2023

Cooking with “Les Marmitonnes”

Come and cook a salsa with Les Marmitonnes, women who live or have lived at the Le Chaînon shelter.

Special activity
November 17, 2023

In the Belly of the Hippocampus

Enjoy a memorable evening in the company of Raphaëlle de Groot, the artist behind Les constellations de l'hippocampe.

Talk – reserved for adults 18 and over
November 22, 2023

“We’re Still Here”

Alex Tigchelaar talks about her podcast featuring the stories of Montréal sex workers.

Lectures and workshop
November 26, 2023

A Discussion with Our Ancestors

A day of lectures that invites you to discover three historical Montréal cemeteries through the lens of bioarcheology.

December 2, 2023

Mapping the Extraordinary City

Create a hand-drawn map to show what you love about your favourite Montréal neighbourhood.

December 3, 9, 10, 16, and 17, 2023

Zero-Waste Holidays

Use items and materials you already have on hand to create original zero-waste gifts and gift wrapping.