Morrin Centre

Pipelines and Pipe Dreams at the Morrin Centre

Photo: Mark Lindenberg

A small but genuinely interested group of a dozen or so people gathered in College Hall at the Morrin Centre on Oct. 2, to hear Jacques Poitras speak about his new book, Pipe Dreams: The Fight for Canada’s Energy Future, as part of the centre’s series of ImagiNation off-festival events.

LHSQ President comments on departure of Marie Rubsteck

Sovita Chander, President of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec, recently contacted the QCT to give us a statement regarding the departure of former Interim Executive Director, Marie Rubsteck. She stated that the Morrin Centre, which is managed by the LHSQ, will soon be starting the search for a new Executive Director.

Newly restored prison cells come alive at the Morrin Centre

Photo: Marie White

The Quebec Common Gaol is the latest historic exhibition in Quebec City. This exhibition depicts the life and times of the people who were imprisoned there, including men, women and children, between 1813 and 1868.

Demo of technology display at Morrin Centre


Simon Jacobs , Executive Director of the Morrin Centre, demonstrates the special features of the three dimensional digital re-enactment module that displays the evolution of the Morrin Centre buildings to LHSQ President David Blair and Major Campaign members Cynthia Price (left) and Jennifer Molson (right).

LHSQ/Morrin Centre Receives Grant

Photo: Patrick Donovan

During the cocktail party before the Literary Feast held at the Morrin Centre last Tuesday, Madame Christine St. Pierre, Minister of Culture, Communications and the Status of Women presented LHSQ President David Blair with a cheque in the amount of $136,000.  The funds are to be used for the ongoing restoration work of the Morrin Centre.  

Music Matters with Les Violons du Roy

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Morrin Centre Features World-renowned Philosopher Charles M. Taylor at Upcoming Fundraiser

Literary Feast

On December 7, 2010, the Literary and Historical Society of Québec will be holding its 2nd edition of the Literary Feast, an annual fundraising dinner. Former Quebec City mayor and Morrin Centre supporter, Jean-Paul L'Allier will act as Honorary Chair.

Morrin Centre’s pre-concert talks help people with music appreciation

Photo: Pauline Moisy

Appreciating music requires a keen ear, but it is always better to have some information about the composer to understand what he really wanted to express in his work.

Morrin Centre nears fundraising goal for renovations

It's down to the short strokes for the Literary and Historical Society in its search for funds to complete renovations to the Morrin Centre.

Centre Director Simon Jacobs said last week that he has received word that the City has approved a grant that will leave Historical Society "offhand about $110,000" short of its goal.

Poet Heather Cadsby at the Morrin

Have you ever considered how you engage with words and the world?

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