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BMO 1st Art

November 10, 2016 08:30 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Celebrate the Next Generation of Canadian Artists at the Fourteenth Annual BMO 1st Art! Exhibition

- Graduating student artists from across Canada will display their award-winning work at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at the University of Toronto

- Media are invited to an exclusive launch event on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 10, 2016) - BMO Financial Group is hosting its 14th annual BMO 1st Art! Exhibition launch event on Wednesday, November 16th.

The 13 award-winning works from the BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition will be displayed at the University of Toronto's Justina M. Barnicke Gallery. Join BMO as we celebrate the extraordinary work of graduating student artists from post-secondary institutions across Canada.

What: BMO 1st Art! Exhibition Launch

Who: Winners of the BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition 2016

When: Wednesday, November 16th, 2016, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET

(Exhibit open to the public from November 17th to December 17th, 2016)

Where: Justina M. Barnicke Gallery

7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto

Photo and interview opportunities with the artists and competition selection committee will be available to attending media.

The winning pieces can be viewed at http://1stArt.bmo.com.

About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services provider based in North America. With total assets of $692 billion as of July 31, 2016, and over 45,000 employees, BMO provides a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.

Media are asked to RSVP to:

BMO 1st Art!

Daniel French, Touchwood PR, Daniel@touchwoodpr.com, (416) 593-0777 ext. 205.

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