December 1 to 31, 2013
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* Closed December 25
Musée de la civilisation
85, rue Dalhousie
Québec , QC
Folk artist Philippe Roy, a native of Saint-Philémon in the Bellechasse region of Québec, devoted more than 40 years of his life to creating this crèche, or nativity scene. Made of carved polychrome wood, it depicts more than 40 figures and animals—from the mundane to the unexpected. Learn more about the exceptional woodcutter, log driver, and farmer behind this inimitable and poignant work.
Open Monday December 23 and 30.
November 6, 2013 to June 23, 2014 • June 24 to August 17, 2014
An exploration of how the catastrophes of Haïti’s recent history are linked to the achievements of its 21st century artists, notably through sculpture using reclaimed materials. Works invoke Bawon Sa...
December 8, 2013 to December 28, 2014
The Notre-Dame de Québec Basilica-Cathedral was the first cathedral built in North America, making Notre-Dame de Québec the first Catholic parish founded north of the Spanish colonies. The 350th anniversary celebrations will...