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Redpath Discovery – Greek and Roman Culture

ON AUGUST 28 – (In English) Check out the Greek and Roman exhibits in the World Cultures Gallery (3rd Floor) and learn how to write your name in ancient Greek and make a simple mosaic. Animated by students from both Concordia and McGill University Classics Departments. FREE with admission to Museum. Everyone welcome. No reservation…

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Redpath Film Series – “The Sustainable City”

ON AUGUST 28 – Today, the way ecology is being incorporated into architecture has evolved considerably. Sustainable architecture, or green architecture, aims to minimize the negative impact of buildings on the environment by enhancing efficiency and moderating the use of materials, energy, and space. Spewing carbon dioxide, generating masses of waste, and consuming alarming quantities…

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CCA in the Park

UNTIL SEPT. 8 – Through the rest of the Summer, the Canadian Center for Architecture has planned a variety of free mid-week activities on the museum grounds and in the park across the street. Shakespeare in the Park 2 August 2016 , 7pm : The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Presented in English. In case of…

CCA Family Workshop Fun

Montreal on the Cheap regularly promotes the frequent and free Family Workshops at the Canadian Center of Architecture (CCA), but somehow they still fly under the radar of many people. Perhaps it’s the out-of-the-way location of the CCA, tucked below St. Catherine St. beside the Fort St. entrance to the expressway. Perhaps it’s that many people…

Get the CAM for the Summer

At Montreal on the Cheap, we can’t say enough about the Montreal Access Card (CAM). If you have an address in Montreal, then you can apply for your card. For just $8, you are entitled to discounts and specials all year long at some of the city’s best attractions, events, festivals, tours and much more…