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Top 5 must-see cultural sites in the Quartier de l’innovation


Top 5 must-see cultural sites in the Quartier de l’innovation

Travel / montreal / Apr 18, 2016

On top of being a key site for the city’s economic development, the Quartier de l’innovation is also a vibrant area where culture shines. Here are the top 5 cultural sites to discover.

Salon 1861

A fully renovated former church housing a co-creation lab and an event hall for meetings and gatherings of all kinds. A breathtaking setting with something new to discover night after night! The Quartier de l’innovation’s cultural and social hub. It’s the place to be!

1700 La Poste

Located inside a century-old former post office fronted with neoclassical columns, the gallery features the work of internationally recognized artists year-round to the absolute delight of lovers of the visual arts.


Known for hosting the prestigious C2 MTL creative conference every year, Arsenal is first and foremost a destination for fans of contemporary art in all of its manifestations. Dance, video, visual art, performance. The perfect place to lose yourself in something beautiful.

The Darling Foundry

The Darling Foundry is a visual arts centre focused primarily on promoting the role of art and the presence of artists in the city. Located in a former foundry, the organization regularly stages artistic interventions in the public space outside of the building’s physical walls. A key destination for artistic exploration and discovery.

Espace Cercle Carré

A housing co-op uniting artists and cultural workers of every expression, as well as a centre devoted to performing arts and emerging practices. This multidisciplinary centre is one of the city’s best-kept secrets, catering to visual arts, music and comedy enthusiasts.

Happy discoveries!

The team at Quartier de l'innovation