Designed by Peter Rose, with Phyllis Lambert as consulting architect, the CCA was built in , and is one of the world's few architectural museums. Thirty loft-style rooms have Tibetan rugs on waxed concrete and bathrooms with square sinks and heated floors. Jean Airoldi Rue St. Upscale restaurants such as Baton Rouge and
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Jean Airoldi Rue St. Quebec's favorite designer lets loose with black, knit-lace, cropped see-through dresses, and faux-fur zigzag tops in his stand-alone boutique. Muse Rue St. Here, Christian Chenail combines his expertise in fashion and architecture, sculpting structured work-wear in supple fabrics. Opened last summer by two lifelong friends, this trendy shop mixes smart global apparel Juicy Couture, Earl Jeans with individual creations reworked vintage pieces, hand-painted T-shirts by Montreal designers.
Designer Gordon Iaconetti creates made-to-fit garments, such as body-skimming chemises, for those who dare to wear less. Rare and gorgeous pieces—from Egyptian bronzes to medieval horse armor— are lyrically displayed on four levels of this 19th-century building. Though they carry classic American and European dinettes, dressers, and desks, La Chasse will gladly reproduce any armoire.
In the market for an 18th-century Italian desk with Neoclassical marquetry? Pop in for a peek at the showroom, devoted to opulent European objets d'art. Connoisseurs of modern Canadian art browse this gallery, where styles run the gamut from semi-figurative to Impressionist.
Espace Pepin Rue St. Acrylic artist Lysanne Pepin displays her own powerful still lifes and nudes—alongside vintage furs. Check out her paintings before trying on a pair of gently worn mink-collared boots. Galerie Artitude A Rue St. Attitudes at Artitude range from contemplative to agitated, depending on the piece. Situated on Plateau Mont-Royal's designer row, the gallery displays paintings by international talent.
With an address at the Ritz-Carlton and works by Chagall, Picasso, Miró, and other masters, Lafitte's gallery pleases even novice art-lovers.
Museum of Contemporary Art Rue Ste. Canada's only museum dedicated solely to contemporary art. The 10 galleries show thousands of pieces, including works by Louise Bourgeois and Robert Mapplethorpe. Designed by Peter Rose, with Phyllis Lambert as consulting architect, the CCA was built in , and is one of the world's few architectural museums.
It's also the most influential. Besides the predictable French luminaries Cézanne, Rodin , there are collections of Canadian, American Indian, and decorative arts. The best time to visit is in winter, when you can warm up among the cacao trees and capybaras in the Tropical Forest, one of four model ecosystems within the soaring white dome.
At the Insectarium, mealworm lollipops await you at reception. Explore two floors of buggy displays, then shake off the heebie-jeebies by wandering through the gardens. Among the prominent troupes: In the early eighties, a few Montreal street performers started a stilt-walking troupe called the High Heels Club. Still headquartered in Montreal, the esteemed cirque unveils a new extravaganza of dance, clowning, and acrobatics at the Vieux-Port this April.
In winter, use the Métro and your best walking boots no coats required to shop, restaurant-hop, catch a movie or a concert, or work out at the Y without ever going "up. Sneak away from works by Paul-Émile Borduas and indulge in the braised duck breast with spiced framboise. Your salmon Wellington is presented on white-linen-topped tables lit with tea candles.
Light seeps into sprawling rooms with timbered ceilings, rows of Louis XIII chairs, and portraits of Trottier's ancestors, who purchased the house from the wealthy merchant and Canadian patriot for whom the hotel is named. Log in with social media: Log in with Facebook. Log in with Twitter.
Espace Pepin Clothing Talented owner and painter Lysanne Pepin has an eye for design, and as you pass through the gauzy curtains, her boutique-cum-atelier Images Boréales Art Galleries If the friendly and knowledgeable staff doesn't win you over, the vast collection of Inuit and Iroquois art will.
Signatures québécoises Clothing Housing a streamlined selection of Quebecois fashion designers, the loftlike space inside Marché Bonsecours sells luxe lines that include
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