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Media Advisory: 12th Annual BMO 1st Art! Exhibition

September 3, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 3, 2014) - The BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition celebrates the creativity and diversity of Canadian art students, and recognizes the exceptional work of graduating student artists chosen from eligible post-secondary institutions nationwide. Twelve regional award-winning works, and one national winner, will be exhibited this October at Toronto's MOCCA gallery.The winning pieces can also be viewed on BMO Financial Group's website here.

What: BMO 1ST Art! Exhibition 2014 An exhibition of original award-winning works of art by graduating student artists from across Canada at MOCCA Who: Winners of the BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition 2014 One national winner and 12 regional winners When: Media launch Wednesday, October 1, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Exhibit opens to the public October 2 to October 26, 2014 Where: Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) 952 Queen Street West, Toronto

Admission to the gallery is FREE. For hours and gallery information

visit About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services organization based in North America. The bank offers a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers. BMO Financial Group had total assets exceeding $586 billion and approximately 47,000 employees at July 31, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: For more information or to RSVP, please contact: BMO 1st Art! Touchwood PR (416) 593-0777 press@touchwoodpr.comBMO Financial GroupKaren Cleveland, Toronto (416) 867-3996 karen.cleveland@bmo.comValerie Doucet, Montreal (514) 877-8224 Source: BMO Financial Group

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Source: Marketwire (Canada)

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