Events: Art and Culture

Black History Month

In collaboration with various campus groups, Equity at McGill University hosts Black History Month in celebration of Black excellence at McGill and within Canada.

Jewish Studies Lectures and Events

The Department of Jewish Studies hosts numerous public lectures and events which focus on Jewish historiography, both in historical and contemporary milieux.

Free Music Events

From superlative performances to panel discussions, distinguished lectures and master classes, McGill’s School of Music hosts hundreds of free events each year.

Concerts at the Bon Pasteur Historical Chapel

A variety of concerts by local and visiting performers are held in this unique historic venue in the Quartier des Spectacles. Enjoy the exceptional acoustics of one of Montreal’s most prestigious music halls!

Café Concert Series

Enjoy world-class musical talent without staying out late! The Schulich School of Music offers a variety of daytime concerts at modest prices. Arrive early to enjoy a sociable coffee break with other music lovers.

McGill Jazz@Upstairs

Upstairs showcases Schulich School of Music student performers from all over North America and Europe: some of the finest up-and-coming jazz performance students that you will hear anywhere.

Montreal New Horizons Band

The Montreal New Horizons Band is a bilingual and intergenerational wind and percussion ensemble open to all that offers the opportunity to learn (or relearn) how to play a musical instrument in a friendly and dynamic environment.


The McCord Museum presents some of the Schulich School of Music’s most talented young artists. Be inspired and delighted by the variety of music and ensembles at these concerts.

Concerts at the Schulich School of Music

Come see great live music from the Schulich School of Music. You’ll be spoiled for choice - the school puts on upwards of 700 musical performances per year!

Exhibitions at the McCord Museum

With a steady stream of new exhibitions and installations, the McCord museum is home to a permanent collection of objects, images and documents that reflect Canada’s remarkable history.

Department of English Drama & Theatre productions

The Department of English Drama & Theatre at McGill puts on productions that showcase practical theatrical experiences for students. Past productions include A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Alchemist.

Art History and Communication Studies Speaker Series

A lecture series on art, communication, media, and museum practices that brings contemporary and often critical insight into the media-saturated world we live in today.