The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts offers, until October 1, The Universe in the Palm of the Hands: Thoughts and Splendours of Indigenous Colombia. Some 400 works dating from 1500 BC to the present day that explore our relationship to the universe. In parallel, The Wolf Clan: The Art of Dempsey Bob, the first retrospective of the work of the sculptor from the Canadian northwest coast, with some sixty masks, sculptures and textile works that bear witness to his Tahltan and Tlingit heritage.

The big summer project at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec in Quebec City is Alexander McQueen: Art Meets Fashion, starting June 15. First Canadian exhibition devoted to the British designer who died in 2010. A meeting between art and fashion, with 195 objects from the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Clothes, headdresses, shoes and works of art.

Big program at the Musée d’art de Joliette from June 11. Remove your earplugs offers the work of 22 artists on the work of Pauline Oliveros (1932-2016), crossed by a singular conception of listening called “deep listening”. The MAJ also celebrates Anne-Marie Ouellette on the feeling of belonging that we can feel towards groups. Finally, Devenir chez-nous, by Iphigénie Marcoux-Fortier, evokes women of diverse origins who approach the plurality of home.

The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal is giving us a beautiful summer gift with visual artist Lili Reynaud-Dewar. The French artist, honored with the 2021 Marcel Duchamp Prize, is exhibiting her aluminum sculptures until September 17. And broadcasts his film around Pier Paolo Pasolini presented at the Center Pompidou, as well as dance videos shot in complete privacy in artistic places. A beautiful poem from a committed artist.

Two new exhibitions at the McCord Stewart Museum this summer. From June 2, Montréal in the making – Duncan, painter of the 19th century, a journey into the past through the watercolors of James Duncan. With the digital work of the Iregular studio which offers a rereading of Duncan’s works, in the form of computer-generated images resulting from artificial intelligence. And starting June 16, the open-air exhibition Bâtir Montréal on McGill College Avenue. A look at the transformation of the urban landscape of the metropolis, from 1850 to the 1980s.

In addition to organizing its 41st International Symposium, the Musée d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the births of Riopelle, Jean McEwen and Françoise Sullivan this summer. Jean-Luc Dupuis’ film The White Geese by Jean Paul Riopelle will also be screened at Domaine Forget in Charlevoix on June 18.

The Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke presents What would we be?, by Sherbrooke collagist artist Adèle Blais, who highlights women from here and elsewhere. As well as Vibrations sur fiber 23, a retrospective of Paulette-Marie Sauvé and her contemporary tapestries.

The POP museum in Trois-Rivières is presenting three “family” exhibitions this summer. Peaux d’âmes, by François Bertrand, with works created from recycled materials; It’s the fault of Babine!, stained glass windows by glassmaker François Fréchette inspired by the world of Fred Pellerin; and The DNA of Superheroes, a youth expo that boosts children’s self-esteem.