Thursday, May 29, 2014

MUSIC – QUEBEC: McCord Museum

The history of Quebec through its music, from the 1960s to today

May 30 to October 13, 2014

The McCord Museum is holding a new exhibition MUSIC - QUEBEC. The exhibition is presented by Sony Canada and Radio-Canada in collaboration with Milk. It invites the public to discover the ways in which  the songs and the artists on the Quebec music scene have contributed to cultural vibrancy and Quebecers’ sense of identity from the 1960 to today.

The exhibition is divided into six thematic zones, riding through waves of music and related cultural trends from the early 1960s to the present.

This exhibition is an excellent place to learn about the Quebec music trends and to discover how they influenced and formed the Quebecers' self-identity, culture and the society.

This exhibition is equipped with audio guides, which make it easier for a visitor to follow the music trends and to navigate through the exhibition areas. One will discover many unique items on display, like the red, snake-shaped Panasonic radio from 1972 in the photo below on the left or the personal portable record players on the right.

There are also some performance dresses and costumes from several Quebec stage personalities as in the photos below.

Come to the show and discover who was wearing what...

Click on any image to enlarge it.

To find out more about the exhibition and the McCord Museum, visit the museum's website:

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