the Phi Foundation in Montreal

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The Phi Foundation, also known as Phi Centre or Fondation Phi pour l’art contemporain, is a cultural organization located in Montreal, Canada. It is dedicated to promoting contemporary art, innovation, and technology.

The Phi Foundation aims to foster artistic engagement and experimentation through various programs, exhibitions, and events. They provide a platform for artists and creators to showcase their work, encouraging interdisciplinary collaborations and pushing the boundaries of artistic expression.

The foundation’s activities include:

  1. Exhibitions: The Phi Foundation organizes exhibitions featuring contemporary artists from around the world. These exhibitions explore various artistic mediums, including visual arts, digital arts, photography, and more. They often tackle social, cultural, and environmental issues.
  2. Events and Performances: Phi Foundation hosts a diverse range of events, including live performances, screenings, talks, workshops, and immersive experiences. These events create opportunities for artists, performers, and audiences to engage with one another and explore different artistic forms.
  3. Residencies: The foundation offers residency programs that provide artists and creators with a supportive environment to develop their projects. Through these residencies, artists can access resources, collaborate with other professionals, and experiment with new ideas.
  4. Education and Outreach: The Phi Foundation is committed to fostering artistic literacy and engagement within the community. They offer educational programs, workshops, and guided tours to schools, universities, and the general public. These initiatives aim to promote dialogue and understanding of contemporary art.
  5. Virtual Reality (VR) Experiences: As part of their exploration of technology and innovation, the Phi Foundation often presents VR experiences. These immersive installations allow visitors to engage with art in new and interactive ways, blurring the boundaries between the physical and virtual worlds.

The Phi Foundation is located in a historic building in Old Montreal, which has been renovated and adapted to accommodate its various activities. The space includes exhibition halls, performance venues, and a VR studio.

Plan your visit:


PHI Centre
315 Saint-Paul Street West
Montreal, Quebec, H2Y 2A3

514 225-0525
1 855 526-8888

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