Frequently asked questions which brings together the most frequently asked questions at Livart.

General information about visits

  • Livart is located at 3980 Saint-Denis street in Montreal. Livart is accessible by public transport and is located between the Mont-Royal metro station and the Sherbrooke metro station, a few minutes walk from both stations.

    Bus 30, 24 or 55 stops are close to the main entrance.

  • The opening hours of the Livart are as follows:

    Monday : Closed

    Tuesday : Closed

    Wednesday : 10-18

    Thursday : 10-18

    Friday : 10-18

    Saturday : 11-17

    Sunday : 11-17

  • Livart schedules in real time can be found on the Google page.

  • Yes. There are parking spaces around the gallery in the neighborhood and for a significant number of guests, the Cherrier private parking space is a few minutes from Livart.

  • Livart has an elevator, a freight elevator and a family toilet. An access ramp on request that allows access to the gallery from the alley is available if necessary. The request for use must be made before the visit.

  • Dogs are permitted if kept on a leash. The master is responsible for any damage. Other pets are not accepted in the gallery.

  • Livart welcomes strollers. It is also possible to ask to store it on site once the few steps have been climbed.

  • Yes. It is possible to take photos of the artworks, unless otherwise specified. If they are intended for social networks, please identify Livart as well as the artists in the exhibition.

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  • All Livart exhibitions are free.

  • No. Reservations are not necessary, with some exceptions, all exhibitions can be visited without reservation.

  • The length of a visit varies from person to person and by exposure. We recommend that you allow around 30 minutes.

  • Livart regularly offers cultural mediation visits around its exhibitions. To know the schedule, go to the page of the exhibition that interests you or contact us.

Visitors service

  • Livart does not have a cloakroom service for visitors. However, an unguarded cloakroom space is available at the entrance. You can leave your personal belongings there under your own responsibility. In the event of loss or theft, Livart cannot be held responsible.

  • Livart does not have a permanent cafĂ© or bar. If you wish, the inner courtyard of Livart is at the disposal of our visitors to rest or eat. There are tables and chairs for visitors. The consumption of alcohol in the courtyard outside of Livart events is strictly prohibited.

    Occasionally, Livart organizes events related to the current exhibitions where alcohol and food can be offered. For more information, click here.

  • No. It is strictly forbidden to smoke in the areas of Livart, including in the outdoor areas.

  • Yes. Public wireless Internet access is offered free of charge at Livart. Please request this at reception.

  • Yes. Most of the rooms at Livart are air-conditioned.

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  • For our online shop, we accept credit cards and Paypal. For our physical store, we accept cash, Interac payments, and credit cards.

  • No. An account is not necessary in order to place an order on our online store.

  • Within minutes of your purchase, you will receive an order summary email.

  • Your order will be processed the day following the order date. All orders placed on Sunday will be processed on Wednesday, due to store opening hours.

  • Your order is usually shipped within 2-3 days from the date of purchase.

  • Once sent, you will receive by email a tracking number and a link to access it.

  • If the commissioned work is an original work and not a digital print, it is signed by the artist.


  • Yes. We have a family bathroom in our gallery.

  • Livart offers many activities for families in addition to being welcome at our exhibitions. For an overview, see our page workshops.

  • The majority of exhibitions at Livart are accessible to children (unless otherwise indicated) although they are not intended exclusively for them.

Day camp

  • Registration periods for day camps are from December to August.

  • Yes. You may cancel a registration and receive a full refund less a 10% administrative fee before the start of the camps.

    If the camps have started, you will have to pay the cost of the days your child was present as well as a penalty provided by the Consumer Protection Act. This penalty is the lesser of $50 or 10% of the price of the courses not taken.

  • The hours are from 9am to 4pm from Monday to Friday. It is also possible to register your child for daycare from 8:00 am to 9:00 am and from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

  • There are between 8 and 12 children per group. We normally have 6 groups including: 1 group of 4-5 years, 1 group of 5 to 6 years, 1 group of 6 years, 1 group of 7 years, 1 group of 7-8 years and 1 group of 8-9 years. You can request that certain children be in the same group.
    Please note that if you want to put two children together with a gap of more than 2 years, the two children must be in the group of the youngest.

    For example, it is not possible to put a 4 year old child in a 6 year old group. The 6 year old will have to join the 4 year old group.

  • In the morning, children are invited to participate in a cultural mediation workshop where they will discover the culture and artistic practice of the artist of the week. They will then carry out 3 creative workshops during the day. Outings to the park, physical activities and yoga workshops allow children to move enough during the day.

  • We introduce children to drawing (charcoal, pastel, lead), painting (gouache, watercolor and acrylic), sculpture (clay, installation and construction paper) and collage (cardboard paper, tissue paper and mixed media).

  • Introduce children to various artistic mediums while giving free rein to their imaginations. Establish links and exchanges between cultural mediation workshops and creative workshops in order to foster an immersive and fun learning environment. Encourage and support children in order to value them in their personal achievements.

  • Yes. The children have their snacks and eat outside. A 45-minute outing to the park is also scheduled each day from Tuesday to Thursday.

  • Yes.

  • Yes. Modest water play facilities are installed on the Livart roof terrace.

  • Yes. A vernissage is organized at the end of each week. Your child will leave with their artist portfolio full of works.


  • The rates are indicated on the page Our rooms. Contact us to get a rate for a specific event. We offer special packages for weddings and for the simultaneous rental of several rooms.

  • Yes. It is possible to rent the gallery during an exhibition but outside opening hours and for a cocktail party from 5 to 7. We exceptionally close the gallery on Saturdays to host weddings. Certain white gallery weeks are planned during the year.

  • Yes. You can bring your own alcohol. It will be our pleasure to guide you in obtaining the meeting permit at the RACJ when signing the contract.

  • Yes. You are free to hire the caterer of your choice. If you need recommendations, we will be happy to suggest a few options. We have a well equipped kitchen which can be rented for $350 (no frying).

  • Certain time slots are scheduled in our calendar to offer a blank gallery. Contact us for more details.


    Livart’s primary mission is the dissemination and democratization of the arts. It is with the vision of broadening the usual audience of art exhibitions that the gallery hosts events of all kinds. The Livart gallery is unique in terms of the number of exhibitions and the type of work on display, but also in the diversity of visitors who set foot in. That said, the center expects a great deal of respect for the works on display from you. These cannot be moved, removed or covered. You will be held responsible for any damages if this is the case. However, you can rent our large room, which is free of art at all times.

  • The Gallery closes at 9:00 p.m. while the Great Hall closes at 2:00 a.m. The closing hours of the Great Hall may be extended at a cost of $ 250 / h. We often have events that last until the morning, so please let us know your expectations.

  • Cleaning costs are included in the rental of our spaces after your event. You are responsible for the cleanliness of the premises during the event. Household equipment can be loaned to you to ensure cleanliness and safety. The places must return to their original states. Garbage on the ground must be collected, emptying and recycling must be disposed of at the designated location.

  • No. There are parking spaces around the gallery in the neighborhood, but for a significant number of guests, we recommend the Cherrier parking space, a few minutes from the gallery.

  • Yes. A list of rental furniture is available on request. Note that you can also bring your own furniture to suit your needs.

  • No. Depending on the type of event, security guards at your expense may be required. These guards are chosen by our team and are specifically trained to ensure serenity and security during your event.

  • No. It is not possible to smoke, vape, or light a candle, candle, lighter or other item of fire in our spaces.

  • Events take place every day of the week at Livart. For this reason, it is not guaranteed that your room will be available the day before your event for editing. If available, charges are applicable per day.

  • It is not always possible to do this, depending on the activities going on at Livart. If the room is free the next day, you can store equipment there. Storage charges of $ 350 per day apply.

  • We don’t have microphone. However, we recommend that you deal with Moog Audio for the rental of microphones, stands, mixers and cables.

  • Yes. A projector and a white screen are provided free of charge with the rental of the great room. If you want to project in the gallery, several models of projectors of different intensities are available for rent, as well as a free-standing screen, all for $ 150.

  • The large room has a modular lighting system. Light strip, colored static projectors, mobile projectors are at your disposal. All you have to do is designate a responsible person to show us the system at your event.

    The gallery is equipped with dimmable room-by-room lighting, allowing you to create different moods in different corners of the space. Mobile projectors are also at your disposal.

  • A cloakroom space is included for free by renting the Great Hall, while hangers and racks will be provided for your event in the Gallery.

  • You can make a reservation here or call us at 514-880-3980.

  • You must bring the necessary XLR cables to connect to our sound system.