More than a cafeteria
The Mission’s Webster Pavilion is home to Galerie Carlos. The gallery is an initiative of Carlos Anglarill, counsellor at the Mission since 2005 and the gallery’s first curator at its inception in 2009. Every six weeks, the cafeteria walls are decked with original creations that can be admired by Mission clients, staff and volunteers.
Since the gallery’s re-opening in October 2016, artists Karen Hosker and Susan Porter have been curating the gallery, selecting unique and imaginative pieces from Montreal artists. Additionally beautified by recent renovations, the cafeteria has been enhanced into a space meant for enjoyment as well as for its practical use. Read more about the gallery’s re-opening here.
Part of the city’s cultural scene
In March 2014, the Mission’s Webster Pavilion took part in the 15th annual MONTREAL EN LUMIÈRE festival by inviting the public to visit its facilities.
During the festival’s Nuit blanche closing celebration, Montrealers got to see another facet of the Mission: the works of seven local artists adorned the walls of its cafeteria and adjoining Café Mission, transforming the space into a contemporary art gallery. Works were chosen based on quality and originality, as well as for their sensitivity to the reality experienced by homeless people. Mission staff and volunteers were on site to greet guests and accept donations.
Angela Bisson www.etsy.com/ca/shop/Artdrivein
August 30 – October 14, 2017
Born in the 60s in the ever-expanding suburbs of Montreal, I have always felt the need to explore my creative side. After trial and error … and patience, I have found a passion for painting uniting two of my favorite things: art and designs of the mid-century era.
Welcome to my time capsule. Art Drive-In is about bringing back optimism and joy de vivre of the mid-century era into the present. A time when all dreams were possible… even flying to the moon!
The world is ever changing and we must change with it but the world needs Optimism and Love more than ever.
My roadmap starts with my mission: to inspire moments of optimism and joy de vivre. To create value and make a difference.
Favorite quote: Some look at how things are and say: Why? I dream of things that never were and say why not? (Robert F. Kennedy)
October 14 – November 25, 2017
Mikael Theimer www.mikaeltheimer.com
November 25 – January 10, 2018
Heather Dubreuil www.heatherdubreuil.com
January 10 – February 21, 2018
France Trudelle francetrudelle.com
February 21 – April 18, 2018
Kim Vergil www.kimvergil.com
May 30 – August 8, 2018
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