MONTREAL, Feb. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Art Souterrain will hold a press conference on Monday, February 6, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at the ARTVStudio to kick off its annual show. Sponsored by Scotiabank, Art Souterrain will unveil a new theme and introduce the talented array of artists taking part in the 2012 underground exhibit.
Art Souterrain is a seven kilometre artistic journey through the heart of Montreal's underground passageways offering a variety of activities including workshops, lectures and artistic performances. The exhibition runs from February 25, 2012 to March 11, 2012. The fun begins at 6:00 p.m. on the 25th and runs until 3:00 a.m. on the 26th as part of Nuit Blanche à Montréal, the finale of the Montreal High Lights Festival.
|What:||Art Souterrain 2012 press conference, which will unveil this year's artists, locations and new initiatives.|
|| Frédéric Loury, Art Souterrain founder and curator
Helen Fotopulos, Responsible for Culture, Heritage, Design and the Status of Women of the Executive Committee at the Ville de Montréal
Jean-Pierre Tutin, Counsellor for Cooperation and Cultural Action, Consulate General of France in Québec
Carole Chapdelaine, Scotiabank Senior Vice-President, Quebec/Eastern Ontario Region
Sylvie Cordeau, Vice President of Communications, Quebecor Inc.
|When:|| Monday, February 6th, 2012
• 5 :00 p.m. Opening
• 5:40 p.m. Speeches
• 7:00 p.m. Closing
|Where:||ARTVStudio, Place des Arts, in front of the box office, at 1600 St-Urbain St., Montreal, QC|
For more information on Art Souterrain, please visit: www.artsouterrain.com
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Scotiabank Media Relations:
Katherine Vanda, High Road Communications
514 901-0110, ext. 315 or [email protected]