Annual Grand Ball - Fundraising Event - McCord Stewart Museum


Museum’s Grand Ball


FLASH: Grand Ball of 2024

Anne Eschapasse, President and CEO of the McCord Stewart Museum, and Jean-Michel Lavoie, Chairman of the Board of the McCord Museum Foundation, are pleased to invite you to the Museum’s Grand Ball, with the distinction of Honorary Co-Chairs:

  • Mr. Bernard Leblanc, President and CEO, La Maison Simons
  • Ms. Emmanuelle Legault, President and CEO, Palais des congrès de Montréal
  • Ms. Delphine Le Serre PhD, President, EdHu2050
  • Bernard Leblanc<br>Président et chef de la direction / President and CEO, La Maison Simons
  • Emmanuelle Legault<br>Présidente-directrice générale / President and CEO, Palais des congrès de Montréal
  • Delphine Le Serre, PhD<br>Présidente / President, EdHu2050

Join us on the 9th floor of the former Eaton’s store, a masterpiece of art deco architecture and a historic landmark in downtown Montreal, to celebrate our city’s heritage and vitality. FLASH, a glamorous soirée that takes its theme from the Museum’s 2024 exhibitions: photography and fashion.


  • Date: Thursday, May 2, 2024
  • Location: Le 9e, 1500 Robert Bourassa Blvd., 9th floor, Montreal, QC, H3A 3S7
    • Transportation: Valet parking is available, but we strongly recommend that you opt for cab service or car pooling.
    • Access: The site is equipped with elevators to ensure easy access for people with special mobility needs, as well as dedicated drop-off area for paratransit.
  • Procurement: We actively support Montreal entrepreneurs and are fully committed to supporting local producers.
  • Dress code: Black tie and evening dress
  • Packages and prices:
  • All the benefits of the Prestige Table.
  • Opportunity to attend 2 events: 10 tickets for the Sugar Ball.
  • Exclusive guided tour at the Museum.
  • 10 tickets to the Grand Ball, prime location.
  • Logo: virtual program, giant screen, event web page.
  • Mention: annuel report, thank-you email to all participants.
  • Corporate Membership to the Museum (1 year).
  • 10 tickets to the Grand Ball.
  • Mention: virtual program, giant screen, annual report.

All proceeds from the event will enable the McCord Stewart Museum to pursue its mission of protecting and transmitting our cultural heritage through its innovative exhibitions and programs.

If you are unable to attend this year’s Grand Ball and would like to support the Museum, you can make a generous donation.


  • Cocktail – 6:30 p.m.
  • Dinner – 8 p.m.
  • Dance party – 10 p.m.

2024 Grand Ball Committee

The Museum Foundation warmly thanks all the members of the 2024 Grand Ball organizing committee for their valuable work in support of the Museum:

  • Jean-Michel Lavoie, Sun Life
  • Elisabeth Starenkyj, La tête chercheuse
  • Pierre Wehbi, TD Asset Management
  • Félix Rhéaume, Rogers Communications
  • Andrea Soueidan, Personal & Corporate Concierge Services & Event planning Altitude Connections
  • Amélie Saint-Pierre, McCord Museum Foundation

Return to the 2023 Grand Ball

At the last Grand Ball, thanks to your contribution, close to half a million dollars were raised through the Annual Ball and the Sugar Ball. This amount will enable the McCord Stewart Museum to pursue its mission of preservation and transmission of our cultural heritage through educational, cultural, and community exhibitions and activities. Thank you for your generous support!

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Information and Reservation

To reserve a table or for more information, please contact the McCord Museum Foundation.

Minh Bui, Officer, Fundraising Events
514-861-6701, ext. 1286

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