Montreal, renowned for its cultural richness, has welcomed a captivating new exhibition at Place Bonaventure. “Antoine de Saint Exupery, The Little Prince among Humans” that invites visitors on a mesmerizing journey through the enchanting world of one of literature’s most cherished tales.

Stepping into the exhibition hall at Place Bonaventure, attendees are transported into the whimsical universe crafted by the beloved French author Antoine de Saint Exupery. – Photo credit : Monica Wong

At the heart of the exhibition lies Saint Exupery’s timeless masterpiece, “The Little Prince.” This novella, published in 1943, remains a poignant narrative cherished by readers of all ages worldwide. The story follows a young prince who travels from planet to planet, encountering various characters and gaining profound insights into life, love, and human nature.

Saint Exupery’s narrative is not merely a children’s tale; it is a profound allegory that delves into the complexities of human existence. Through the eyes of the Little Prince, readers confront themes of loneliness, friendship, and the pursuit of meaning. The simplicity of the story belies its deep philosophical underpinnings, inviting readers to ponder life’s fundamental questions long after they’ve turned the final page.

The novella’s enduring appeal lies not only in its narrative depth but also in its author’s fascinating life and inspirations.

Antoine de Saint Exupery, born in Lyon, France, in 1900, led a remarkable life as an aviator, writer, and adventurer. His experiences as a pilot, including his pioneering flights across continents, deeply influenced his literary works.

“The Little Prince,” often considered Saint Exupery’s magnum opus, draws heavily from his aviation experiences and his observations of human behavior. The character of the Little Prince embodies Saint Exupery’s own sense of wonder and innocence, while the various encounters the Prince has on his journey reflect the author’s reflections on the complexities of adult life.

– Photo credit : Monica Wong

Visitors to the exhibition at Place Bonaventure can delve into Saint Exupery’s world through immersive displays, original illustrations, and interactive installations. From rare manuscripts to personal artifacts, the exhibition offers a comprehensive exploration of the author’s life and legacy. It’s a celebration not only of “The Little Prince” but also of Saint Exupery’s enduring influence on literature and culture.

– Photo credit : Monica Wong

For both fans of the novella and those encountering it for the first time, “Antoine de Saint Exupery, The Little Prince among Humans” promises an unforgettable experience.

As Montreal becomes the temporary home of this captivating exhibition, visitors have the opportunity to embark on a journey of imagination and introspection, guided by the timeless wisdom of the Little Prince.

THE EXPO – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

LITTLE PRINCE – Among Humans


A wonderful journey, for all ages, into Antoine de Saint Exupéry most famous work, The Little Prince. An immersion into the inspiring life of the author and the poetic universe of his famous character.

Presented at Place Bonaventure : 800 Rue de la Gauchetiere Ouest.

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