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11 jewelry events in April

11 jewelry events in April

Spring is coming to Montreal and it shows! People are coming out from hibernation, slow February and March are followed by quiet a busy April! I also have a very active month coming, I am going to “LOOT: MAD about jewelry” to New York this week, which will be followed by new studies at École de joaillerie and other interesting things. I will keep you informed! Meanwhile, here is my monthly list of jewelry events in April.

1) (21 apr – 17 may) Exhibition of the students in continuing education / workshops

Location: École de joaillerie de Montréal 416 boul. de Maisonneuve O.

An exhibition featuring the work of the students in continuing education and the workshops will take place from April 21st to May 17th, 2017 at the gallery of the École de joaillerie de Montréal.

During the gala Friday April 21st 2017, five awards of excellence will be handed out:

  • Continuing education, beginners’ level
  • Continuing education, intermediate level
  • Continuing education, advanced level
  • Personal project: a project that is not part of our curriculum in the continuing education program, but created in our studios
  • Specialized technique : piece made during a workshop taken at our school, between April 2016 and Marc 2017.

2) (23 sep-9 apr) Fréquence bleu

Location: Bonsecours Market, 350 St-Paul Street East, Old Montreal

Until April 9.

Fréquence bleu (Blue Spectrum) is an immersion in the colour blue and its many shades, as seen through clothing and accessories made from 1900 to the present day. From sky blue to navy blue, the colour’s wide spectrum never ceases to inspire fashion designers the world over, to the delight of generation after generation.

This exhibition features pieces by international designers such as Christian Dior, Balmain and Comme des garçons, as well as pieces by young graduates and current students of Montreal’s fashion, textile, jewellery and leather-working schools.


3) (27 apr – 28 may) Janis Kerman – REMINISCENCE – a 45 year journey in the world of contemporary jewelry

Location: The Guild 1460-B, Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

The Guild is featuring an exhibition celebrating 45 creative years of a famous jeweler Janis Kerman. The opening will take place at 6-8 pm on April 27th. The  Retrospective book by Janis lwill be also launched that evening.

4) (31 mar – 29 apr) A quiet unfolding of ideas: Pamela Ritchie

Location: Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h, 4826 boulevard St-Laurent

Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h will be presenting «A quiet unfolding of ideas: Pamela Ritchie». This new exhibition aims at being both a retrospective and a tribute to a more than 35 years career artist, Pamela Ritchie, who is attending the gallery’s cases for the second time. The gallery represents the artist since 2005. She is the recipient of the prestigious Saidye Bronfman Award 2017, the foremost distinction in excellence in Canadian contemporary craft, one of the Governor General’s Awards.

5) (7 mar – 15 may) Exhibition of works by Mathieu Cheminée

Location: Dominic Dufour Joaillier, 150, Chemin de la Grande-Côte, Rosemère

6) (6 – 9 apr) La Braderie de Montréal

Location: Marché Bonsecours, 350, Saint-Paul Est, Montreal

The Big Fashion Sale by Quebec Designers (also known as the Braderie), running April 6th to the 9th at Bonsecours Market, in the Old-Montreal.
It features more than 140 fashion designers and discounts up to 80%

7) (7 – 9 apr) 32nd Annual Montreal Rock Mineral and Fossil show

Location: Centre Pierre-Charbonneau, 3000 rue Viau, Montreal

Event featuring minerals, raw stones and other related things, as well, as workshops. For professionals and amateurs.

8) (19 apr) Verse – Raw Event

Location: Théâtre Rialto, 5723 avenue du Parc, Montreal

Featuring the talents of over 60 local artists. Immerse yourself in Live Music / Visual Arts / Performing Arts / Fashion Shows / Accessory Designs / Hair & Make Up Design

Tickets and participants here.

9) (22 apr) Marché créatif de la Paroisse

Location: Marché Artisanal Montréal, 425 Beaubien, Montreal

10) (22 – 23 apr) Marché créatif EtsyMTL. Spring

Location: Technopole Angus, 2600 rue William-Tremblay, Montreal

The Montreal Etsy Team will be hosting its 4th Spring Market. They will host over 100 makers from Montreal (and surroundings).

11) (28 – 30 apr) A Croisée des atelier – 5th edition

A creative event, happening across 7 various ateliers and studios in Montreal. A lot of participants.

NO 1 : Building Fry Cadbury – 2025A Masson, street + 5425 De Bordeaux, street
NO 2 : Centre Industriel Rosemont – 2177 Masson, street
NO 3 : Building Fullum – 5500 Fullum, street
NO 4 : Building Kreadar – 5550 Fullum, street
NO 5 : Centre Industriel Fullum – 5563 Fullum, street
3 Buildings Guests :
– École Nationale du meuble et de l’ébénisterie de Montréal – 5445 De lorimier, street
– Building – 5450 de Bordeaux, street
MaBrasserie – 2300 Holt, street