PROGRAMMATION 2022

History in all of its different forms awaits you in the second edition of the Festival d’histoire de Montréal! History overflowing with stories that move us and inspire us to dream and reflect. History we can touch and feel.


PRESENTED BY

Le Regroupement des Musées d'histoire de Montréal.

COORDINATION



THE 2022 PARTNERS

The projet is funded under the Agreement on the Cultural Development of Montreal.

Full 2022
programmation

FRIDAY, MAY 13

(In person) Virtual tours with the Société d’histoire du Plateau-Mont-Royal

PRESENTED BY: Société d’histoire du Plateau-Mont-Royal

LOCATION: Plateau-Mont-Royal

THEME: Walking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the history

Discover these places differently with Gabriel Deschambault's reviews.

(Virtual) Crime in New France – The Point Under Investigation

PRESENTED BY: Maison Saint-Gabriel

THEME: Playing with history

An online game inspired by books in which you are the hero.

(In person) Rivière-des-Prairies Heritage Trail

PRESENTED BY: Société historique de Rivière-des-Prairies

Listen and discover Rivière-des-Prairies and its heritage trail !

(In person) “Quartiers disparus – Le Faubourg à m’lasse” Podcasts

PRESENTED BY: MEM–Montrealers’ Memory Centre

LOCATION: Beaudry metro entrance (in front)

Get a glimpse of daily life in the vanished Faubourg à m’lasse!

(In person) McCord Museum’s Urban Tours

PRESENTED BY: McCord Museum

Learn about the history of Montreal in a fun way!

(Virtual) The Bronx of Montreal

PRESENTED BY: Société historique Cavelier de LaSalle

Podcast to discover the history of a neighborhood in the borough of LaSalle called the Bronx.

9:30AM

(In person) “À la Racine de l’Arbre”, a sound immersion on Mount-Royal

PRESENTED BY: Portrait Sonore

LOCATION: George-Étienne Cartier Monument, 4220 du Parc Ave.

THEME: History in podcastHistory in podcastHistory in podcastHistory in podcastHistory in podcast

Sound Immersion on Mount Royal : the history of the origin of the park.

10AM - 6PM

(In person) Exhibition of photographs “The beautiful neighbors”

PRESENTED BY: Marguerite Bourgeoys Historical Site, Bonsecours Market

LOCATION: Bonsecours Market, 350 St. Paul Street E.

THEME: Seeing HistorySeeing History

Visit "Les beaux voisins" at Marché Bonsecours!

10AM

(In person) The Château at the Time of College Students – In french

PRESENTED BY: Château Dufresne

LOCATION: Château Dufresne, Museum and historical heritage site

Explore the Château Dufresne’s unknown eras, from 1948 to 1961.

11AM

(In person) Guided tour of Old Montreal

PRESENTED BY: Guidatour

LOCATION: At the southwest corner of Place d'Armes (intersection Notre-Dame O. and Place d’Armes)

Stroll through the charming cobblestone streets and winding alleys of the historic district, revealing its rich heritage.

12PM

(Virtual) Discovering the history of Île Sainte-Hélène

PRESENTED BY: McCord Museum

THEME: Communicating History

Islands’ history beyond the lasting memories of Expo 67 and the 1976 Olympic Games.

1PM - 8PM

(In person) A get together at the Domaine de Saint-Sulpice

PRESENTED BY: Société d'histoire du Domaine-de-Saint-Sulpice

LOCATION: Claude-Robillard Sports Complex, 1000 Émile-Journault Avenue

Discover the evolution of the Domaine Saint-Sulpice!

1PM

(In person) The Château at the Time of College Students – In french

PRESENTED BY: Château Dufresne

LOCATION: Château Dufresne, Museum and historical heritage site

Explore the Château Dufresne’s unknown eras, from 1948 to 1961.

1PM

(In person) Discover ing the Lachine Canal differently

PRESENTED BY: Laboratoire d’histoire et de patrimoine de Montréal of UQAM.

Launch of the Lachine Canal application!

1:30PM

(In person) Historical reenacting in Quebec : Misunderstood and Unloved

PRESENTED BY: Robert Tyler Wood

LOCATION: Musée des Hospitalières de l’Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal
THEME: Setting the Historical Scene

Join Robert Tyler Wood for a lecture!

2PM

(In person) Listening to Early Canadian Music – In french

PRESENTED BY: Musée des Ondes Emile Berliner

LOCATION: Musée des ondes Emile Berliner, 1001, rue Lenoir, local E-206

Gramophones and old turntables : discover the Canadian music.

3PM

(In person) Listening to Early Canadian Music

PRESENTED BY: Musée des Ondes Emile Berliner

LOCATION: Musée des ondes Emile Berliner, 1001, rue Lenoir, local E-206

THEME: Singing and dancing historySinging and dancing history

Gramophones and old turntables : discover the Canadian music.

3PM - 8PM

(In person) Living memories

PRESENTED BY: La Maison d’Haïti

LOCATION: La Maison d'Haïti, 3245 Av. Émile-Journault

Discover the archives of La Maison d'Haïti.

3PM

(In person) The Château at the Time of College Students

PRESENTED BY: Château Dufresne

LOCATION: Château Dufresne, Museum and historical heritage site
THEME: Telling the Story of HistoryTelling the Story of HistoryTelling the Story of History

Explore the Château Dufresne’s unknown eras, from 1948 to 1961.

SATURDAY, MAY 14

(Virtual) Crime in New France – The Point Under Investigation

PRESENTED BY: Maison Saint-Gabriel

THEME: Playing with history

An online game inspired by books in which you are the hero.

(In person) “Quartiers disparus – Le Faubourg à m’lasse” Podcasts

PRESENTED BY: MEM–Montrealers’ Memory Centre

THEME:

Get a glimpse of daily life in the vanished Faubourg à m’lasse!

(In person) McCord Museum’s Urban Tours

PRESENTED BY: McCord Museum

THEME:

Learn about the history of Montreal in a fun way!

(Virtual) The Bronx of Montreal

PRESENTED BY: Société historique Cavelier de LaSalle

THEME:

Podcast to discover the history of a neighborhood in the borough of LaSalle called the Bronx.

(In person) Rivière-des-Prairies Heritage Trail

PRESENTED BY: Société historique de Rivière-des-Prairies

THEME:

Listen and discover Rivière-des-Prairies and its heritage trail !

(In person) Virtual tours with the Société d’histoire du Plateau-Mont-Royal

PRESENTED BY: Société d’histoire du Plateau-Mont-Royal

THEME:

Discover these places differently with Gabriel Deschambault's reviews.

10AM - 6PM

(In person) Exhibition of photographs “The beautiful neighbors”

PRESENTED BY: Marguerite Bourgeoys Historical Site, Bonsecours Market

THEME:

Visit "Les beaux voisins" at Marché Bonsecours!

10AM

(In person) Living in Milton-park – In french

PRESENTED BY: MEM-Centre des mémoires montréalaises

THEME:

Draw the portrait of Milton-Park, past and present.

10AM

(In person) The Château at the Time of College Students – In french

PRESENTED BY: Château Dufresne

LOCATION: Château Dufresne, Museum and historical heritage site
THEME:

Explore the Château Dufresne’s unknown eras, from 1948 to 1961.

10:30AM

(In person) Généalogie en famille

PRESENTED BY: Maison Nivard-De Saint-Dizier, Société d’histoire et de généalogie de Verdun, Bibliothèque Jacqueline-De Repentigny de Verdun

THEME: Witnessing History

Looking for your ancestry?

11AM - 4PM

(In person) “Charms and mysteries of the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel” Animation

PRESENTED BY: Marguerite Bourgeoys Historic Site

THEME: Setting the Historical Scene

Celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Notre-Dame de Bon-Secours Chapel!

11AM

(In person) “Bonsecours en flammes!” guided tour

PRESENTED BY: Marguerite Bourgeoys Historical Site

THEME: Playing with historyPlaying with history

Follow the investigation of the fire at the Notre-Dame de Bon-Secours chapel.

11AM - 5PM

(In person) A get together at the Domaine de Saint-Sulpice

PRESENTED BY: Société d'histoire du Domaine-de-Saint-Sulpice

THEME:

Discover the evolution of the Domaine Saint-Sulpice!

11AM

(In person) Guided tour of Old Montreal

PRESENTED BY: Guidatour

THEME:

Stroll through the charming cobblestone streets and winding alleys of the historic district, revealing its rich heritage.

12PM - 5PM

(In person) Living memories

PRESENTED BY: La Maison d’Haïti

THEME: Seeing HistorySeeing HistorySeeing History

Discover the archives of La Maison d'Haïti.

1PM

(In person) Dig into the History of Pointe-à-Callière

PRESENTED BY: Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal’s Archaeology and History Complex

THEME: Making HistoryMaking HistoryMaking History

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Pointe-à-Callière by revisiting the very beginnings of the Museum's creation.

1PM

(In person) Urban tour “Sonnent les siècles – The Sacré-Coeur Fire”

PRESENTED BY: Écomusée du fier monde and the Laboratoire de recherche et de création vocale and the Sacré-Coeur parish

THEME:

Urban tours led by René Binette of the Écomusée du fier monde.

1PM

(In person) The Château at the Time of College Students – In french

PRESENTED BY: Château Dufresne

LOCATION: Château Dufresne, Museum and historical heritage site
THEME:

Explore the Château Dufresne’s unknown eras, from 1948 to 1961.

1PM

(In person) Le temps d’un conte

PRESENTED BY: Maison Nivard-De Saint-Dizier, Bibliothèque de L’Île-des-Sœurs de Verdun, Société d’histoire et de généalogie de Verdun

THEME:

Humorous and interactive tale, in the style of the past.

1:30PM

(In person) Blacksmithing at the Forge and Pottery-Making Demonstration

PRESENTED BY: Musée de Lachine

THEME: Touching History

Discover tools and skills as craftsmen.

1:30PM

(In person) Investigating the Enigmas of the Patriots of Saint-Eustache’s Flag

PRESENTED BY: Château Ramezay

LOCATION: Château Ramezay – Historic Site and Museum of Montréal
THEME:

Be part of André Sarrazin's investigation to discover a new meaning of this nationally important artifact.

1:30PM

(In person) Golden Square Mile: walk through history

PRESENTED BY: McCord Museum and the School of Continuing Education of McGill University

LOCATION: McCord-Stewart Museum
THEME:

Take part in this brand new guided tour of the Golden Square Mile.

1:30PM

(In person) Pointe-Saint-Charles

PRESENTED BY: L'Autre Montréal

THEME:

Discover this former working-class neighbourhood that has become a center of citizen resistance!

2PM

(In person) Living in Milton-park – In french

PRESENTED BY: MEM-Centre des mémoires montréalaises

THEME:

Draw the portrait of Milton-Park, past and present.

2PM

(In person) Mount Royal Park : From Wilderness to Playground with Rod MacLeod

PRESENTED BY: Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network

THEME:

Discover Mount Royal Park through the eyes of a Montreal historian.

2PM

(In person) Christine Cadet, weaver and trade unionist

PRESENTED BY: Atelier d’histoire Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

THEME:

Portrait of a young 21 year old weaver, the only woman member of a cotton mill union executive at the beginning of the 20th.

3PM

(In person) Assassin’s Creed : historians opinion the game and its relations to history

PRESENTED BY: Marc-André Éthier, David Lefrançois and Pointe-à-Callière, City of Montréal Archaeology and History

THEME:

This conference will bring the vision of a dozen historians consulted by Ubisoft.

3PM

(In person) The Château at the Time of College Students

PRESENTED BY: Château Dufresne

LOCATION: Château Dufresne, Museum and historical heritage site
THEME:

Explore the Château Dufresne’s unknown eras, from 1948 to 1961.

3PM

(In person) Commented visits “Sonnent les siècles”

PRESENTED BY: Écomusée du fier monde and the Laboratoire de recherche et de création vocale and the Sacré-Coeur parish

THEME: Telling the Story of HistoryTelling the Story of HistoryTelling the Story of HistoryTelling the Story of HistoryTelling the Story of History

Commented visits of the exhibition Sonnent les siècles by Véronika Brandl-Mouton, Project and Research Manager.

4PM

(In person) The 100 years of the fire in music and lyrics with André Pappathomas and Daniel Leroux

PRESENTED BY: Écomusée du fier monde, the Laboratoire de recherche et de création vocale and the Sacré-Coeur parish

THEME: Singing and dancing history

Be sure not to miss this concert in the nave of the Sacré-Coeur church!

7PM

(In person) Screening “Les Fils” by Manon Cousin

PRESENTED BY: Maison Nivard-De Saint-Dizier, Ciné-Quartier, Bibliothèques de Verdun et la Société d’histoire et de généalogie de Verdun

THEME:

This movie offers a unique portrait of the Sons of Charity.

8:30PM

(In person) Traditional Ghost Walk

PRESENTED BY: Guidatour

THEME: Walking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the history

This unusual pedestrian circuit through the streets of Old Montréal will bring you back to the grim times of New France!

SUNDAY, MAY 15

(Virtual) Crime in New France – The Point Under Investigation

PRESENTED BY: Maison Saint-Gabriel

THEME: Playing with history

An online game inspired by books in which you are the hero.

(In person) Rivière-des-Prairies Heritage Trail

PRESENTED BY: Société historique de Rivière-des-Prairies

THEME:

Listen and discover Rivière-des-Prairies and its heritage trail !

(In person) “Quartiers disparus – Le Faubourg à m’lasse” Podcasts

PRESENTED BY: MEM–Montrealers’ Memory Centre

THEME:

Get a glimpse of daily life in the vanished Faubourg à m’lasse!

(In person) McCord Museum’s Urban Tours

PRESENTED BY: McCord Museum

THEME:

Learn about the history of Montreal in a fun way!

(Virtual) The Bronx of Montreal

PRESENTED BY: Société historique Cavelier de LaSalle

THEME:

Podcast to discover the history of a neighborhood in the borough of LaSalle called the Bronx.

(In person) Virtual tours with the Société d’histoire du Plateau-Mont-Royal

PRESENTED BY: Société d’histoire du Plateau-Mont-Royal

THEME:

Discover these places differently with Gabriel Deschambault's reviews.

10AM

(In person) Old Rosemont (and the Angus district)

PRESENTED BY: L'Autre Montréal

THEME:

Do you know the story of the pelican that gave the Rosemont park its name?

10AM

(In person) La Petite-Patrie, the Little North

PRESENTED BY: L'Autre Montréal

THEME: Walking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the historyWalking the history

From Rue des Carrières to Plaza Saint-Hubert, welcome to the Little North!

10AM - 7PM

(In person) Exhibition of photographs “The beautiful neighbors”

PRESENTED BY: Marguerite Bourgeoys Historical Site, Bonsecours Market

THEME:

Visit "Les beaux voisins" at Marché Bonsecours!

10AM

(In person) The Château at the Time of College Students – In french

PRESENTED BY: Château Dufresne

LOCATION: Château Dufresne, Museum and historical heritage site
THEME:

Explore the Château Dufresne’s unknown eras, from 1948 to 1961.

10AM

(In person) Living in Milton-park

PRESENTED BY: MEM-Centre des mémoires montréalaises

THEME:

Draw the portrait of Milton-Park, past and present.

10AM

(In person) “À la Racine de l’Arbre”, a sound immersion on Mount-Royal

PRESENTED BY: Portrait Sonore

THEME: History in podcast

Sound Immersion on Mount Royal : the history of the origin of the park.

11AM

(Virtual) The history of Montreal in the social media era

PRESENTED BY: Ugo Bergeron, Capitaine Montréal and Martin Bérubé, Propos Montréal

THEME:

How do we share the love of history in the social media era?

11AM

(In person) Guided tour of Old Montreal

PRESENTED BY: Guidatour

THEME:

Stroll through the charming cobblestone streets and winding alleys of the historic district, revealing its rich heritage.

11AM - 5PM

(In person) A get together at the Domaine de Saint-Sulpice

PRESENTED BY: Société d'histoire du Domaine-de-Saint-Sulpice

THEME:

Discover the evolution of the Domaine Saint-Sulpice!

11AM

(In person) “Bonsecours en flammes!” guided tour

PRESENTED BY: Marguerite Bourgeoys Historical Site

THEME: Playing with history

Follow the investigation of the fire at the Notre-Dame de Bon-Secours chapel.

11AM

(Virtual) Controlling desires : Sex and censorship at the Collège de Montréal (1773-1837)

PRESENTED BY: Shawn McCutcheon, Ph.D. History at McGill University

THEME:

Were the great men of antiquity models of virtue for the Sulpicians?

11AM - 4PM

(In person) “Charms and mysteries of the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel” Animation

PRESENTED BY: Marguerite Bourgeoys Historic Site

THEME: Setting the Historical Scene

Celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Notre-Dame de Bon-Secours Chapel!

11AM

(Virtual) Notre État français : nous l’aurons, nous l’avons, nous ne l’avons plus, l’aurons-nous?

PRESENTED BY: Fondation Lionel-Groulx

THEME: Communicating HistoryCommunicating History

Remembering the strong moments of the linguistic challenge since the Quiet Revolution.

1PM

(In person) A Life In Miniature : Lilly Toth’s Remarkable Life Story and Miniature Book Collection

PRESENTED BY: Montreal Holocaust Museum and Jewish Public Library

LOCATION: Montreal Holocaust Museum
THEME: Witnessing History

Discover the hidden value of miniature books.

1PM

(In person) Urban tour “Sonnent les siècles – The Sacré-Coeur Fire”

PRESENTED BY: Écomusée du fier monde and the Laboratoire de recherche et de création vocale and the Sacré-Coeur parish

THEME:

Urban tours led by René Binette of the Écomusée du fier monde.

1PM

(In person) The Château at the Time of College Students – In french

PRESENTED BY: Château Dufresne

LOCATION: Château Dufresne, Museum and historical heritage site
THEME:

Explore the Château Dufresne’s unknown eras, from 1948 to 1961.

1:30PM

(In person) Exploring the architecture of Montreal Houses : Mercier Neighbourhood

PRESENTED BY: Héritage Montréal

THEME:

Venture into this east-end Montreal neighbourhood !

2PM

(In person) “Around the book Gens du fleuve, gens de l’île” presented by the author

PRESENTED BY: Maison Nivard-De Saint-Dizier, the Société d'histoire et de généalogie de Verdun and the Bibliothèques de Verdun

THEME:

Anthropologist and author Roland Viau will talk about his latest book Gens du fleuve, gens de l'île.

2PM

(In person) Living in Milton-park – In french

THEME:

Draw the portrait of Milton-Park, past and present.

2PM

(In person) Screening and discussion of the film La ville d’un rêve by Annabel Loyola

PRESENTED BY: Musée des Hospitalières de l’Hôtel Dieu de Montréal, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM)

THEME:

Discover documentarist’s latest film, for its world premiere.

2PM

(In person) An unusual gift in the 19th century

PRESENTED BY: Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site

LOCATION: Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site
THEME: Touching History

Discover this object of 19th century bourgeois life!

2PM

(In person) Guided tour of the Old City-of-Maisonneuve

PRESENTED BY: Atelier d’histoire Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

THEME:

Recently classified as a heritage site, come and discover the guided tour of the Old City-of-Maisonneuve!

2PM

(In person) The Golden Roller

PRESENTED BY: Société d'histoire d'Ahuntsic-Cartiverville

THEME: Tasting History

Come and participate in this apple pie battle!

2PM

(In person) Listening to Early Canadian Music – In french

PRESENTED BY: Musée des Ondes Emile Berliner

THEME:

Gramophones and old turntables : discover the Canadian music.

2PM

(In person) Understanding the history of Montreal in 12 key dates

PRESENTED BY: Pierre Anctil, University of Ottawa

THEME: Making HistoryMaking HistoryMaking History

Discover the Jewish history of Montreal!

3PM

(In person) Commented visits “Sonnent les siècles”

PRESENTED BY: Écomusée du fier monde and the Laboratoire de recherche et de création vocale and the Sacré-Coeur parish

THEME: Telling the Story of HistoryTelling the Story of HistoryTelling the Story of HistoryTelling the Story of HistoryTelling the Story of History

Commented visits of the exhibition Sonnent les siècles by Véronika Brandl-Mouton, Project and Research Manager.

3PM

(In person) Montreal’s Africa

PRESENTED BY: Afromusée

THEME:

Africa has had a longstanding presence in Montreal. Help us put African Montreal, literally, on the map.

3PM

(In person) The Château at the Time of College Students

PRESENTED BY: Château Dufresne

LOCATION: Château Dufresne, Museum and historical heritage site
THEME:

Explore the Château Dufresne’s unknown eras, from 1948 to 1961.

3PM

(In person) Listening to Early Canadian Music

PRESENTED BY: Musée des Ondes Emile Berliner

THEME:

Gramophones and old turntables : discover the Canadian music.

3:30PM

(In person) Précieuse source historique : les albums d’E.-Z. Massicotte

PRESENTED BY: Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ)

THEME: Seeing HistorySeeing HistorySeeing HistorySeeing History

Discover this collection at the heart of an ambitious project.

4PM

(In person) The 100 years of the fire in music and lyrics with Olivier Maranda and Daniel Leroux

PRESENTED BY: Écomusée du fier monde, the Laboratoire de recherche et de création vocale and the Sacré-Coeur parish

THEME:

Be sure not to miss this concert in the nave of the Sacré-Coeur church!

4PM

(In person) Listening to Early Canadian Music – In french

PRESENTED BY: Musée des Ondes Emile Berliner

THEME: Singing and dancing historySinging and dancing historySinging and dancing historySinging and dancing history

Gramophones and old turntables : discover the Canadian music.

Montreal International History Film Festival (FIFHM)

PRESENTED BY: Montreal International History Film Festival (FIFHM)

THEME:

MIHFF will hold its fourth edition from May 18 to 22, 2022.