Aéroports de Montréal

Aéroports de Montréal

February 02, 2011 08:00 ET

Montreal-Trudeau Airport Presents Three New Photo Exhibitions

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 2, 2011) -

Note to the Editors: A photo is available with this release.

Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) is proud to present Three photo exhibition at Montréal–Trudeau airport :  Tightly Knit: Biodiversity Connections created by la Biosphère, Yours Truly, Montréal, made by Pointe-à-Callière and Montréal Sports City, realised by André Paradis.

Tightly Knit: Biodiversity Connections has been created to mark the International Year of Biodiversity, produced by the Biosphère, Environment Museum. The exhibition which is located in the internatonal arrival hall poignantly illustrates the wealth of Canada's biodiversity and the importance of each species in the balance and health of ecosystems. The reproductions come from the Canadian Wildlife Federation's Reflections of Nature photo contest. This exhibition has been realised by la Biosphère, Environnement Canada and The Wildlife Federation.

Yours Truly, Montréal shows the city's history as seen by Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History. This exhibition is located in the Pavilion of the Sector for departures to the United States. This exhibition displays images coming from the multimedia presentation shown at the Musée. It displays the city's part of its history over time: the First Nations, the founding of Montréal, the French and British regimes, the modern era and the development of networks. Directed by Pointe-à –Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, the images are a creation of Moment Factory / gsmprjct. Sources: Archives de la Ville de Montréal, Library and Archives Canada, McCord Museum.

Montréal Sports City is a unique exhibition, coordinated by photographer André Paradis, to celebrate the renown sports practiced in 2010 in Montréal. The exhibition is displayed on lighted columns near the shopping area on the departures level, as well as in the public international arrivals hall. It includes celebrated local and international athletes: Montreal Canadiens, Les Carabins de Montréal, le PGA Champions Tour Montréal, Rogers Cup (female tennis players), Grand Prix Cycliste of Québec and Montréal part of Worldtour circuit, Montréal Impact, Marathon Oasis de Montréal.

These exhibitions have been created under the direction of Christiane Beaulieu, Vice-President, Public Affairs and Communications ADM. We would like to acknowledge the important contribution of Johanne Brouillet Artistic Adviser for these exhibitions.

Through its Aérogalerie, Aéroports de Montréal offers airport visitors a variety of artistic, historical and scientific exhibitions. These exhibitions are part of this program, which includes permanent works, multimedia-art projections and lighting art integrated with architecture.

ADM is the local airport authority responsible for the management, operation and development of Montréal–Trudeau and Montréal–Mirabel international airports since 1992. The Corporation employs a total of some 600 people at both airports and at head office.

For further details on Aéroports de Montréal and the Corporation's activities, consult our website at www.admtl.com.

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Contact Information

  • Christiane Beaulieu
    Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications