Exhibitions

Musée Laurier

In the Victorian decor of the ground floor, the Musée Laurier presents the apartments and personal objects belonging to Wilfrid Laurier and his wife Zoé Lafontaine.  Upstairs, we voyage back in time to this vibrant historical and political era and  are invited to relive some of the important moments of Laurier’s legacy. Temporary thematic historical exhibits complete the museum tour.

Musée Laurier

“Laurier et son temps” – Permanent exhibition 

Discover the elegant residence of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the first French Canadian to become Prime Minister of Canada (1896-1911). Give a glance to this heritage place located in a Victorian home built in 1876. Upstairs a permanent exhibition dedicated to the life and career of Laurier.

“Est-ce grave docteur? La médecine à l’époque de Laurier” – April 20th to November 18th, 2018

Healthcare is an integral part of Quebecers’ everyday life and is greatly valued. However, we may wonder how things were a hundred years ago, in Laurier’s lifetime. Who did we go to when we needed treatment? What were the common diseases at the time? Which remedies were used?  Through this exhibit, the visitor will discover healthcare at a time when traditional practices met innovation.

 

Musée de l’Hôtel des Postes

The Musée Hôtel des Postes is devoted in its entirety to the presentation of fine arts exhibitions and the preservation of it majestic collection of over many thousands works. Fine art exhibitions and related themes within contemporary art are  presented on a regular basis. Representative art is also in the limelight with figurative works being presented throughout the fall.

Related to its mission, the Musée Hôtel des Postes presents a permanent exhibition recreating the decor and ambience of a post office emulating the period from 1910-1920. Collections of stamps and postcards are also displayed. Adjacent to the postal museum, visitors also have access to the original clock mechanism that has been loyally running since 1910.

Musée de l'Hôtel des Postes

 

“Pastel toujours” – Permanent exhibition

21st Annual Members’ Choice Exhibition Pastel Toujours of The Pastel Society of Eastern Canada.

“Pastel toujours” – June 3th to September 8th 2018

21st Annual Members’ Choice Exhibition Pastel Toujours of the Pastel Society of Eastern Canada.