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Fondation Phi

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Contemporary Art in Old Montreal

Great multi level space in two old office buildings lovingly restored and adapted. Current show is... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2018
Rob H
Toronto, Canada
A hidden gem of contemporary art

DHC Foundation is an incredible contemporary art gallery tucked into Old Montreal with exhibitions... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2017
Montreal, Canada
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Nov 21, 2018
“Contemporary Art in Old Montreal”
Sep 14, 2017
“A hidden gem of contemporary art”
The Fondation Phi pour l’art contemporain is an historic building in the heart of Old Montreal. A privately endowed foundation, the Fondation Phi is a permanent location for exciting and relevant temporary visual arts exhibitions and projects.
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451 & 465, Saint-Jean Street, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2R5, Canada
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

Great multi level space in two old office buildings lovingly restored and adapted. Current show is Jasmina Cibic. Mesmerizing multi media show based on saving architecture that has lost its functions, is out of style or has some controversial political messaging, Exceptionally well done and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rob H
Reviewed September 14, 2017

DHC Foundation is an incredible contemporary art gallery tucked into Old Montreal with exhibitions at the forefront of the art world. Tours and workshops are available or you can just walk in - for free. The staff are very helpful.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

I really loved to visit this art gallery , always very nice exhibitions , free most of the time ❤❤❤❤

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Veveordie
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Saw the Bjork Digital exhibit and was very impressed. Virtual Reality pieces and cinema in good spaces. Well trained and helpful staff.

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Ron G
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is a hidden gem if you appreciate contemporary art. DHC Art has a building with 4 floors plus an annex for exhibition space in Old Montreal. They had experiential art and videos by artist Joan Jonas when we visited. Her art took over all...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Leslie B
Reviewed August 1, 2016

I went on a Sunday after Sunday mass at Notre Dame (which I also advised to attend) . The art gallery is divided in 2 buildings, one has 4 floors and the other 6 rooms and a basement. I went to see the Jonas installation,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank BlueBsAs
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

If you like Art Galleries then don't miss this small & interesting gallery. It's located in Saint -Jean Street in Old Montreal. It's housed in a lovely historical building mostly exhibiting modern contemporary artworks.

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed May 5, 2016

Small Gallery style Museum setting. Absolutely beautiful. Great way to spend time in Old Port. They have a real vision.

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank Rachel P
Reviewed November 28, 2015

WOW - a kind of free museum combo gallery which offer art but doesn't sell it...only a private foundation could do this and the result is serious fun and wonderful. Truly awesome - an eyeopener. We did the Brazil show and had the tour... very...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank fredbJ7282KZ
Reviewed September 7, 2015

We visited DHC/ART during the Yinka Shonibare display, "Pieces de Resistance." We loved the entire display with its vivid colors and imagery. The museum space is very beautiful and spacious so each theme was given its own area. We enjoyed the opportunity to focus on...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Kgirl00
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