2019 in Music

2019 in Music

Season 9: Year in Review

Our ninth season saw music return to every corner of our reclaimed art factory on the river, with new friendships and partnerships welcoming all genres of musical innovation to the stage. Our Back Gallery residents experimented with live music, our walls rang with contemporary classical, 24-HOUR DRONE continued its international journey, and our annual festivals – Basilica SoundScape and 24-HOUR DRONE – both honored and celebrated sound in all its forms.…

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW

From documentary to drag, and from painting to performance art, our supporters and partners helped us keep the doors open, the films rolling and the music playing for our ninth season of programming. With 2019 drawing to a close, we’re taking a look back over the independent voices that rang through our reclaimed industrial solar factory walls this season.…

A letter from Director Melissa Auf der Maur

A letter from Director Melissa Auf der Maur

With 2020 around the corner, it is time for transformation,
Starting with me meditating inside Montreal video art…

Hudson Greetings!

In 2020 Basilica Hudson turns 10.

Thank you for staying in tune with our solar-powered reclaimed industrial factory dream. Since our launch in 2010, so much has changed, both locally and globally.…

Sharing the Power of the Big Screen

Sharing the Power of the Big Screen

📷 Zia Anger’s MY FIRST FILM at Basilica, May 17 2019 by Tomm Roeschlein

With 2019 drawing to a close, we’re taking a look back over the independent voices that rang through our reclaimed industrial solar factory walls this season. As we approach the turn of the new decade, we need your support to help keep our non-profit art programs FREE and INNOVATIVE.…

BASILICA FARM & FLEA HOLIDAY MARKET 2019 RECAP

BASILICA FARM & FLEA HOLIDAY MARKET 2019 RECAP

Friday, November 29 – Sunday, December 1, 2019

Our seventh annual Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market was a bountiful weekend of local and independent talent. A huge thank you to the hard-working vendors and close to 10,000 market-goers who came together to join us in supporting a healthy local economy.…

Green Initiatives and Local Partners

Green Initiatives and Local Partners

Our seventh annual Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market is next weekend. Since it began, Basilica Farm & Flea has offered a platform to local and independent vendors who pioneer creative and environmentally friendly products, from reusable food wraps to zero-waste furniture made from recycled material.…

Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market Gift Guide 2019

Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market Gift Guide 2019

For the seventh consecutive year, Basilica Farm and Flea Holiday Market will fill our riverside factory with handcrafted goods for a weekend of local holiday shopping. Born as an alternative to traditional big box Black Friday, Basilica Farm & Flea offers over 100 local and independent artists, chefs, farmers, makers and collectors selling sustainable, quality goods. 

ARCTIC DRONE RECAP

ARCTIC DRONE RECAP

October 19 – 20

// Fosshotel Husavik, Iceland // 

Curated by Melissa Auf Der Maur, Nathan Larson and Bardi Johannsson
In collaboration with LUMEN PROJECT and LE GUESS WHO?

“Collaborative, respectful, observational. It’s so beautiful to see that, wherever we take DRONE, it always feels the same and that it always creates an environment of deep listening and deep collaboration.”