Montreal, June 6, 2019 – The Young Philanthropists’ Circle of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) will mark the occasion of its upcoming (pre) Unplugged event with an elegant evening presented by the Brivia Group on Thursday, June 13, 2019, from 6 pm to 10 pm, a festive immersion in the creative worlds of Thierry Mugler and Montreal’s designers.
Two signature cocktails inspired by Mugler’s creations and unlimited drinks will be served throughout the evening. Hungry guests will be delighted by the gourmet titbits provided by Bernard Traiteur – including a raw bar of ceviche, tuna sashimi, tartares and shrimps. – and the restaurants Kampai Garden, Flyjin and Gypsy.
Furthermore, LaSalle College will call on the creativity of the guests in a hands-on creative workshop to make an outfit inspired by the great Thierry Mugler. Participants are also invited take inspiration from his designs and those of Quebec’s creators in their choice of evening wear.
“This evening, so rich in haute couture and colour in tribute to the great French fashion designer Thierry Mugler, is playing an invaluable role in our society by promoting art in all its forms to a new generation of patrons. The Brivia Group is extremely proud to be supporting this festive, unifying and enriching event,” said Mr. Kheng Ly, Founder, President and CEO of Brivia Group.
The exhibitions Thierry Mugler: Couturissime and Montreal Couture will be on display until September 8, 2019.
About the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Drawing over 1 million visitors annually, the MMFA is one of the most visited museum in Canada and North America. Its highly original temporary exhibitions combine various artistic disciplines – fine arts, music, film, fashion and design – and are exported to the four corners of the world. Its rich encyclopedic collection, displayed in its five pavilions, includes international art, world cultures, decorative arts and design, and Quebec and Canadian art. The Museum has seen exceptional growth in recent years with the addition of two new pavilions: the Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion, in 2011, and the Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace, in 2016. The MMFA complex also includes Bourgie Hall, a 460-seat concert hall, as well as an auditorium and a movie theatre. The MMFA is one of Canada’s leading publishers of art books in French and English, which are distributed internationally. The Museum also houses the Michel de la Chenelière International Atelier for Education and Art Therapy, the largest educational complex in a North American art museum, enabling the MMFA to offer innovative educational, wellness and art therapy programmes. mbam.qc.ca
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Maude N. BélandMedia Relations Officer | MMFAT. 514-285-1600, ext. 205C. firstname.lastname@example.org
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