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Society for Arts and Technology

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This page aims to communicate all available access-related information about Société des arts technologiques (SAT). If you see anything that should be here, or you have any unanswered questions, please contact info@mutek.org.


Adress : 1201 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, Québec, H2X 2S6
Contact: info@sat.qc.ca


The SAT is a venue combining a performance hall, an immersive dome, a research laboratory, a restaurant, and a café.

All our events held at SAT are accessible only to individuals aged 18 and above.
Outside alcohol is not permitted at any time.

If you need to step outside during the event, the designated exit doors will be located next to the doors through which participants enter the venue. Participants can re-enter the venue by showing their stamps at the entrance.

Space access and navigation

Wheelchair accessibility

The entrance to SAT is at ground level, and no ramp is necessary. The flooring is made of asphalt. The entrance consists of two double doors separated by a vestibule.
The SAT Space is located on the ground floor, to the right of the entrance, accessible through a corridor with a width of over 92 cm. All seats are accessible to people with reduced mobility.

The Satosphere is located on the 3rd floor and can be accessed through a corridor of over 92 cm wide. For more information, please refer to the "Stairs and Elevators" section.

Bathrooms

Wheelchair-accessible toilets equipped with grab bars are available :

  • At ground level: on the espace SAT, near the sound and light control booth
  • On the 2nd floor: across from the stairs, on the left when exiting the elevator.

The SAT space toilets have sufficient maneuvering space for electric wheelchairs. All toilets at the SAT are gender neutral.

Stairs and Elevators

SAT has 4 floors accessible by stairs or an elevator. The elevator serves all floors and is accessible from the ground floor via a walkway. There are 20 steps between each floor.

Water

Please bring a re-usable water bottle. A water fountain is placed on the 2nd floor, between the stairs and the toilets, on the left when exiting the elevator.

Available food

No food is available during our events at this venue.

Support and harm reduction

Chill zone

During the festival, a chill zone is located on the left side of the entrance to the SAT space. It consists of tables, chairs, and bean bags.

For events in the Satosphère on the 3rd floor, a chill zone made of sofa is located on the same floor outside the dome, to the left of the bar.

Prevention of Sexual Violence

The SAT staff is trained in the program "Commande un angelot" designed to address sexual violence in bars and festive events. If you find yourself in an uncomfortable situation or think you are witnessing one, you can go to the counter and notify a staff member by ordering an angelot. At that moment, the staff members will be responsible for assisting you to the best of their abilities.

Non-alcoholic beverage

The SAT bars, located on the ground floor and the third floor, offer a variety of non-alcoholic beverages.

Support animals

Support animals are allowed throughout the venue.

Child care

Child care is not provided for this event.

Transport

Accessible Transit

To use the STM’s Accessible Transit service, visit https://www.stm.info/en/para. It is recommended that you exit at the corner of Sainte-Catherine and Saint-Urbain, or in the drop-off zone at 66 De Montigny. Esplanade Tranquille’s street address (1442 Clark) is inside a pedestrianized zone (universally accessible).

Bike

The surrounding bike lanes are located along Saint Urbain Street (protected lane) and Maisonneuve Boulevard (shared lane). There is no bike lane on the street where the venue is located.

Bixi

Drop-off Station: Saint-Laurent/Place du marché

Metro

Saint-Laurent (green line)
Place-D’Armes (orange line)

Bus

Saint Laurent/Sainte Catherine : bus 55, 129, 363
Saint Laurent/René-Lévesque : bus 55, 129, 363, 365
René-Lévesque/Saint-Laurent : bus 15, 150, 350, 355, 358, 364, 410, 427, 430, 445, 747

Parking

You can park your car in the streets surrounding the Quartier des Spectacles, according to the regulations in effect, or in the indoor and outdoor paid parking lots.
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Sensory informations

Visual and audio effects may affect some individuals in a negative way. Photosensitivity varies from person to person; please note that while we do our best to identify potentially triggering performances ahead of time, many of our shows are audiovisual and could contain certain visual images, including flashing lights or patterns, which may be triggering.

During the festival, the chill zone is accessible at any time during the performances. For more information, please refer to section 2.

Scents

There are no scents involved in the production of the performances. However, we are not able to guarantee no scents from audience members or the use of other chemicals in the space ie. cleaners, paints, etc.

ASL-Music interpretation

ASL-Music interpretation will not be provided.

Assistive devices

There are no additional assistive devices available by request.

For more informations:

SAT Website

Kéroul Page

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Header photo credit : Carmen Villain and Bruno Destombes
Photo credit by order : Bruno Destombes, Frédérique Ménard Aubin, Myriam Ménard

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