Planning a visit with a group? It will be our pleasure to greet them in our Art Studio/boutique/museum. We will give them a guided tour and a demonstration of our repoussé work.
Explore our first exhibit and learn where copper comes from, how it is extracted and fashionned worldwide.
LIFE OF CHRIST MUSEUM
Then be amazed by Albert Gille craftmanship. View the Life of Christ, told in 50 panels embossed by hand over a period of 15 years. Enjoy discovering this masterpiece.
“REPOUSSÉ” COPPER WORKSHOP
After the demonstration and guided tour, they will be able to explore and discover the creations of the artist Albert Gilles and even a few pieces from his daughter Diane and granddaughter Sophie. Then, for a small fee, your client will be given a small sheet of copper and with our tools, they will experiment the art of repoussé. The easiest way to understand how hard it is to make our creations sold in our Art Studio /Boutique.
A fee for the sheets of copper will be charged to your groups who participate to our “repoussé” workshop. They will proudly bring back home their own creation.
For groups of all ages! : Students and Seniors will find this ludic experience unique and memorable.
Reservation : Make your reservation by phone or by email to be sure we are able to receive your group in our schedule. We lend them the tools and they bring their creations at home.
CANELÉ & COFFEE
Discover the art of Albert Gilles and family while eating a little canelé cake and enjoy this tea/coffe time in an artistic ambiance. Perfect for convention, incentives or cruises ships groups. Or just a relaxed ” pause” during their visit to Quebec City.
Important to know
Special guided tours for groups
Demonstration of repoussé work
Repoussé workshop : Small fee to create your artpiece (copper dimension : 3 inches X 3 inches)
Canelés and coffee : call us for details
We suggest you to stop in our boutique and museum before you go to the Basilica Sainte-Anne de Beaupré where Albert Gilles realised the big copper doors, communions rails and the silver tabernacle of the main altel.
We can receive more than one group at the time in our boutique.
We are located 15 minutes from the heart of Quebec city, between the Montmorency fall and Sainte-Anne de Beaupré.
Our parking can accommodate up to 10 buses.
Duration of your visit : from 30 minutes to 1 hour.
We are open all year long :
- May to October : Open every day from 8h30 to 17h
- November to January : Monday to Friday 9h to 16h/ Saturday and Sunday : 13h to 16h
- February to April : Open every day, from 9h to 16h.
If you need more informations about our place to promote our boutique/museum( pictures, folders, photos), please contact us. It will be a pleasure to send you useful informations.