All About Montréal’s Murals
Enjoy a colorful walking tour of Montréal’s murals!
In the company of a professional guide and paired with other participants, discover the origin and the current place of mural art in Montréal, on a path marked with unique and eclectic works of art. A veritable open-air museum, Montréal has become a hotspot for street art in North America. Montréal even rivals international capitals famous for their magnificent graffiti and outdoor murals.
Focusing mainly on the St-Laurent Boulevard axis and taking intriguing detours in surrounding streets and alleys, this visit will allow you to admire some of the most lively and creative Montréal murals while highlighting the talent of the artists and collectives behind them.
Highlights & Sites visited
- Explore the MURAL Festival zone, named after an unmissable event that played a key role in democratizing urban art. Some ofMontréal’s most impressive murals can be found there.
- Further South, in the heart of the Entertainment District (Quartier des spectacles), you will also encounter some astounding murals, among which those created by Phillip Adams and David Guinn, from the MU organism.
- Learn more about the emergence and evolution of muralism and how it was first developed around popular themes and national propaganda, specifically in Mexico in the 1920s.
- Discover that Montréal was the first Canadian city to develop this form of art in the 1970s and learn how the muralist movement grew to become so significant to the city.
Departure point: In front of the Maison du développement durable (50, Sainte-Catherine St. West).
Duration: 2 hrs.
2022 Rate: $26 per person including taxes. Gratuity is customary (amount at your discretion).
Reservation mandatory at all times.
Rates below are in Canadian dollars and taxes included. Gratuity left to your discretion.