Nuit blanche at the Centre!

Photo courtesy of Milène Bourdages

On March 1rst from 8 pm to 2 am, the Centre for Sustainable Development will be hosting a Nuit blanche brimming with artistic and engaged activities. Discover this hub of innovative ideas and stimulating encounters.

Activism and slam poetry with Samian, Ivy & Co.

At 10 pm and midnight, revel in the creativity and flair of a cappella poets slamming on two hot topics: human rights and climate change. With Samian, Ivy and special guests Mehdi Hamdad, Miss Claudia, Xavier and Benoit Ponton, in collaboration with Slamontréal.

Onstage art and exhibition

From 8 to 10 pm, watch artist Catherine Plaisance create artwork live on stage, an event held in collaboration with the WWF. Her Désolation exhibition, a series of collages on wood evoking landscapes devastated by climate change, will be open to the public all evening.

Light painting Métro

From 8 pm to midnight, get your creative juices flowing with a light painting activity. Ready in just a few minutes, the final product will be yours to take home.

Quiz "Avouez"

Amnistie internationale Canada francophone challenges you to a surprising quiz on torture.

Winter photobooth

Get a chance to win several prizes by estimating your carbon footprint and getting your picture taken in a wintry theme at the David Suzuki Foundation booth.

Nature and the artist

Meet with the WWF and discover a ton of cool tools for limiting your impact on the environment! After 10 pm, stop to chat with Catherine Plaisance while she finishes her work of art.

DJ performances

From 8 pm to 2 am and in between slam sessions, two DJs will keep you warm with their hot beats and funky rhythms.

Marius Bistro and bar

The Marius bistro and bakery, a brand new tenant at the Centre, will be serving food and drinks all evening. Prepare to discover their secret weapon: LA BUVETTE de Marius, a bar serving pastis in all its colours and flavours.

Interactive exhibit

Get to know Quebec’s greenest building through a self-guided interactive exhibit!

Discover other activities taking place during the festival MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE and the Nuit Blanche!

The Centre wishes to thanks its partners: the Caisse d’économie solidaire Desjardins, the Journal Métro, the Marius bistro, the David Suzuki Foundation, WWF Canada, Slamontréal, Disques 7ième ciel, the Ville-Marie borough and Alcoa, its main partner in programming.