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Albert Gilles Copper Art & Museum
  • 7450, bd Sainte-Anne


    Château-Richer, BC G0A 1N0

  • Phone: 418-824-4224

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Explore the art of repoussé (metal embossing) at this small museum and gallery. Its founder, Albert Gilles, was a Parisian-born artist who established quite a reputation for himself as an artist of great skill and insight, supplying works to churches, businesses and even Walt Disney. Most of the pieces on display here are copper, a metal native to Quebec, along with what is generally considered his crowning work: the story of Jesus Christ told over the course of 50 exquisitely detailed silver panels. On request for a small fee, the staff will teach you the basics of repoussé and you can take your own completed work of art home. Shop and tea room on-site as well.