TR03 McGill University and the Canadian Architecture Collection

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TR03 McGill University and the Canadian Architecture Collection

Tour of art and architecture collections at McGill University

By Society of Architectural Historians

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Date and time

Wednesday, April 12 · 12 - 4pm EDT


Hotel Bonaventure Montréal 900 Rue De La Gauchetière Ouest Montréal, QC H5A 1E4 Canada

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About this event

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Jennifer Garland, McGill University, Tour Leader

$20 USD • AIA CES: 4 LU • ML3 • Capacity: 25

This tour focuses on the art and architecture collections of the McGill University campus in downtown Montréal, including an introduction to the John Bland Canadian Architecture Collection, located in the 1893 Redpath Hall. Founded in 1974 by then McGill School of Architecture director John Bland, the collection includes drawings and photographs of Québec buildings made by Ramsay Traquair as well as from the practices of the Maxwell brothers, Moshe Safdie, and Arthur Erickson, for a total of approximately 200,000 items.

Tour departs from the Hotel Bonaventure Montreal.

Image courtesy of Tourisme Montréal - Marie Deschene

About the organizer

The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) promotes the study, interpretation, and conservation of architecture, design, landscapes, and urbanism worldwide for the benefit of all. SAH serves a network of local, national, and international institutions and individuals who, by vocation or avocation, focus on the built environment and its role in shaping contemporary life.