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Exhibition Centers and Art Galleries

Centre d'exposition d'Amos


This exhibition center is dedicated chiefly to the presentation of visual arts, but more particularly to contemporary art. The center divides into three halls where a dozen temporary exhibitions are displayed per year in addition to occasional exhibitions of scientific and historical nature. The center has a boutique that abounds in original artworks and items handmade by local artists and artisans.

Sector: Amos-Harricana

Historic

Founded in 1968, the Centre d'exposition d'Amos is a museal institution acknowledged by the Quebec government. Now administered by the municipal authorities, its mission is supported by the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. Besides being a space to promote visual arts, it provides a teaching and entertainment service where several activities are developed in connection with its exhibitions. The Centre d'exposition d'Amos is located inside the building of the Maison de la culture d’Amos and shares spaces with the municipal library and archives center.

Additional Information

- Educational programs on exhibitions for the school population - Discussions with artists - Creation workshops - Camp'art: a summer camp devoted to plastic arts for the 8-12 years old, with the participation of professional guest artists - Exploratory space (summer) for youth; workshops for children from day camps in Amos. Member of the RMAT: reseaumuseal-at.ca - Sale of items created by local artists and artisans

Details

Average visit duration: Variable
Pricing: Free admission
Opening hours: Open year-round, Tuesday 9 a.m. till noon & 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday to Friday, 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed during exhibition set-up periods and on certain statutory holidays. Consult our website or the Tourist Information Bureau for our annual exhibition schedule and program.

Guided tours: by appointment. Reservation 2 to 3 days ahead is desirable for groups.

Contact

222, 1re Avenue Est
Amos
J9T 1H3

Website

819 732-6070

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