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Quebec: Cuivres d'Art Albert Gilles Museum Entry & Workshop

1. Quebec: Cuivres d'Art Albert Gilles Museum Entry & Workshop

Enter the world of copper art, known as the art of repoussé, at the Cuivres d'Art Albert Gilles museum. Learn the history of the art form and how the museum's founder, Albert Louis Gilles, championed the industry. Discover the fascinating history of how Pope Pius XII executed the silver chalice offered to the archdiocese of Montreal. Hear stories of how he decorated more than thirty places of worship in Quebec, New Brunswick, and Ontario, as well as in the United States and Jamaica.  See the workshop in action on this guided tour, as artists create pieces of art and techniques are brought to light. At the end of the tour, you'll use what you learned to create your own piece of copper art to take home. Tables, copper, and tools are waiting for you to truly experience a unique, hands-on experience with lasting memories.

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4.8 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Great activity! The staff were so informative and set up a great demo and workshop for us to take home a little copper souvenir of our own. Highly recommend!

My children and I enjoyed the warm welcome and enriching information tour.