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.
October 16, 2013 to September 28, 2014
Artist, author, and film and television pioneer Pierre Gauvreau had a prolific career filled with awards and recognition. The legacy he left behind on his death in 2011 includes works of art, literat...