The Foundation


In preparation for our new programming, please note that the Foundation will be closed to the public from December 13, 2021 until February 3, 2022.

Our offices will remain open during regular hours.


The existence of the Foundation originates with a generous legacy from the artist, intended to promote and perpetuate his creative work, notably by converting his last studio located in former bank premises in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood, into an exhibition, conference and documentation centre in which works of art are shown and created, and intended in particular to promote the work of young, emerging artists.

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The Artist and his Work

Guido Molinari was born in 1933 in Montreal, where he studied from time to time between 1948 and 1951 at the École des beaux-arts and at the School of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. He had his first solo show in 1953, at the L’Échourie restaurant, and three years later, exhibited in the United States for the first time. This self-taught artist quickly became the acknowledged master of abstract painting in Canada.

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Available Prints

The Guido Molinari Foundation is currently preparing the catalogue raisonné of the artist’s prints, a corpus of over one hundred works created between 1965 and 2002.
While awaiting its publication, we present a selection of thirty images; a few copies of each are available through the Foundation.

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R. HOLLAND MURRAY: unpacking / selected works
February 3 – April 3, 2022



Gaucher, Molinari, Tousignant: on Barnett Newman
September 30 – December 12, 2021

Cultural Days -Family Workshop 
September 25 and 26 2021

Molinari Quartet – Intimate Concerts  September 19 and October 3, 2021

In Black and White
June 25 – September 5, 2021

Quatuor Molinari. Concerts intimes
Summer 2021

Residency / exhibition with  Marie-Claire Blais and Caroline Cloutier
March 11  – May 23, 2021

The Print according to Molinari
November 19 – December 20, 2020

Residency / exhibition with Caroline Cloutier and Marie-Claire Blais
September 24 – November 1, 2020

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Lisette Lemieux
September 12 – November 17, 2019

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Thomas Bégin
Exercices de facultés naturelles
June 13 – August 11, 2019

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Françoise Sullivan

February 28, 2019 – April 21, 2019

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Spectres on tour !
Maison de la culture de Côte-des-Neiges
Maison de la culture du Plateau Mont-Royal
Stewart Hall Cultural Centre, Pointe-Claire

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