Nathalie Bondil decorated Knight of the Ordre de Montreal

...Arts (MMFA) proudly announced that its Director General and Chief Curator, Nathalie Bondil, was named Knight of the Ordre de Montréal at a ceremony held on May 17th at City Hall, in the presence of Mayor Valérie Plante and the members of the Council of the Ordre. As the highest honorary bestowed by the city, this recognition underscores Nathalie Bondil’s outstanding contribution to promoting and developing Montreal, her adoptive city. This medal a...

Nathalie Bondil

...eshing growth is the museum’s Director General and Chief Curator, Nathalie Bondil. Nathalie will be the first person to state that she is just one person within a talented group of museum professionals; and that she has the support of an outstanding group of volunteers, including the Museum’s Board of Directors. But there’s more – the need for a dynamic presence – a person who encourages colleagues to go beyond their perceived abilities and achiev...

Nathalie Lambert

...Skating was scheduled as a demonstration sport for the 1988 Olympics, and Nathalie was one of the best in the world. Surprisingly, Nathalie finished out of the medals in her events, and won a Bronze as part of the relay team. “I cried a lot – I was crushed.” Nathalie wasn’t injured and there didn’t seem to be an explanation. “My coach suggested that I see a doctor. It turned out that I was severely anaemic.” Continuing, Nathalie explains; “This w...
Nathalie Bondil

Nathalie Bondil – Executive Director and Chief Curator at The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Nathalie Bondil “It’s not a job… it’s a social mission.” Nathalie Bondil brought a sense of exuberance and vitality when she first was appointed as the Executive Director and Head Curator of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Her energy is undiminished, and we recently met to discuss the continuing success of ‘The Museum’ in Montreal, in the wider Canadian market and its growing stature on the international scene. When I first met Nathalie in 2012...
Nathalie Bondil

Nathalie Bondil Awarded the Order of Canada

...the promotion of the arts and culture as a museologist and administrator. «Nathalie Bondil is an inspiring museologist known for her vitality, creativity and openness. As both the director and chief curator of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, she developed an outstanding social and educational mission, oversaw the museum’s expansion with the creation of two new pavilions, and put together multidisciplinary exhibitions to reach as many people as p...
Nathalie Bondil

Nathalie Bondil, recognized with the 2019 Prix Amie pour la Paix

...Arts (MMFA) wishes to congratulate its Director General and Chief Curator, Nathalie Bondil, recognized as a Friend of Peace with the 2019 Prix Amie pour la Paix. The award was presented April 23 at the Artistes pour la Paix awards ceremony held at the Maison du Conseil des Arts in Montreal. Founded more than 30 years ago, Les artistes pour la Paix (Artists for Peace) annually honours artists and leading figures in various disciplines, whose action...
2017

Looking back at 2017 – Montrealers who have earned international recognition

...orld’s best premium vodka   Nathalie Bondil – Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Nathalie Bondil joined the museum curatorial staff in 1999, and was appointed Executive Director and Chief Curator in 2007. Since then her initial objectives have been rapidly realized and then surpassed. She became a Canadian Citizen and was awarded the Order of Canada in 2015 for her work in promoting art and making art more accessible. “We grew from 600,000 visitors in 2...
Nicolas Duvernois

Montrealer Nicolas Duvernois created Pur Vodka, judged the world’s best premium vodka

...a week); Marie-Claude Boisvert, VP Business Services as Group Desjardins; Nathalie Bondil, Director General and Chief Curator at Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Philippe Walker, Chief Scientific Officer and Founder of NEOMED Institute. The enthusiasm was palpable at the first anniversary meeting, and the success stories inspiring. The young entrepreneurs are creating jobs and contributing to the economy. For more information about Adopte Inc, pleas...
Charlevoix

Charlevoix – La Routes des Saveurs is an introduction to local producers, cuisine, artisans and inspiring entrepreneurs

...s native France, where donkey’s milk is used in soaps and beauty products. Nathalie and Serge purchased their first donkeys, and began making hand and facial soaps in 2004. They then began developing beauty products, and in 2007 they introduced their line of Shamâne cosmetics. Nathalie and Serge are open to visitors, and they have a well-stocked gift shop selling everything from soaps to their Shamâne line of cosmetics. The internet helps to make...