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In Dialogue

Presentation of the ongoing exhibitions

Choosing the Musée d’art de Joliette’s (MAJ) collection for a summer thematic exhibition is like reaching into a gift bag. It means discovering its strengths and weaknesses. It also means noting that these collected works, even the most recent ones, stem from the issues of the day and the influence of individuals who gravitated and … Continued

© Renée Lavaillante, Allons dans le dessin, 2005


Salvific proposes to break away from the clutches of our screens and tech gear in order to reconnect with the experience of the art object and the ampleness of its physical qualities, subtle in some cases and emphatically assured in others.

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Martin Désilets. The Reunited Paintings

Dark Matter highlights several issues relevant to museum practices. That is why the MAJ has invited the artist to pursue his reflection with a creative residency in the Museum’s spaces.

Chloé Desjardins

Chloé Desjardins. Encounters

On the MAJ’s invitation, Chloé Desjardins is making the curiosity expressed by others the point of departure for her own reflection a first in her art practice.

Carl Trahan. Away From All Suns

An interest in language and philosophy permeates Carl Trahan’s art practice, which deals, by turns, on shifts of meaning in translation, on the weight of words, on the power of their articulation, and on the meandering passage between thought and experience and its expression and transmission.

Îles réunies, Musée d'art de Joliette (vue de la toile Nature morte aux oignons d'Ozias Leduc.

The Reunited Islands

The Reunited Islands is the brand new permanent exhibit at the Musée d’art de Joliette. Bringing together more than 120 works of art from the collection, this presentation has no chronological or thematic constraints. The underlying idea behind The Reunited Islands is a vast succession of ideas and concepts bouncing off one another, connecting works from the 14th century with recent installations.