Art and Culture
Lived Differently

Arts-Cultures Massawippi is a non-profit organization that organizes shows, exhibitions, meetings and workshops where artists and the population of the Lake Massawippi valley and surrounding area can meet and exchange ideas.

Our goal is to highlight the crucial presence of arts and culture in the personal and social lives of the population. We also want to build bridges between artists and the citizens of the Lake Massawippi valley, in a spirit of inclusion and cultural mediation aimed at citizen participation and the cultural development of communities.

Not to be missed!

Pascale Montpetit relates Mon voyage en Amérique
July 28, 2024

July 28

Pascale Montpetit Recounts "Mon voyage en Amérique"

An excerpt from the life of Kim Yaroshevskaya, our national Fanfreluche, in which she recounts her arrival in Canada, in a loving text full of emotion. Infos +

August 10

"Cosse-tu penses mon p'tit bonhomme" - Jack Kerouac

An exceptional show, already acclaimed, enriched and even more vibrant! Infos +

June + Sept.

Writing Workshop with Jonathan Harnois

New exercises, new workshop : Élan! An experience filled with discovery and amazement. One intensive weekend, with or without residency, or 4 Saturdays. Infos +

October 27

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Marie-Thérèse Fortin Sings Barbara

A tribute to the grande dame of French song, by a great actress and singer from Québec. Infos +

Summer + Fall

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Writing Workshops with Robert Lalonde

Four workshop options to suit your needs: from the simple desire to write to the final manuscript. Dare to live a unique experience with a caring and accessible master. Infos +

June - Sept.

Creations in the Heart of Nature

Collective murals – Artists in action –  Dare to participate in the creation of a collective mural! An invitation to discover the talents of guide artists! Infos +

Summer - Fall

Contest - Exhibition - Photo and Writing Workshop

Show off your photography skills! Take part in the photo contest and be in with a chance of winning one of the many prizes!

Join text to image – take advantage of the photo and correspondence workshop to give your photos a whole new dimension! Infos +

July - Sept.

Visual Arts Workshops For All

Mandalas * Dessine-moi une histoire * Cadavres exquis * Painting and expression * Pastel color challenge

Various outdoor visual arts workshops by renowned artists, open to all, young and old! Infos +

Dessine-moi une histoire

The Dessine-moi une histoire workshop was a great success, so it’s back again this year! Take a look.

See our Visual Arts Workshops page for more information on this and other fun workshops!

Previous Activities

Festive 3 for 1 evening

These festive evenings include a gourmet meal, a discussion on a chosen theme, and conclude with a quality show. The 3 for 1 evenings aim to bring together the arts, artists and citizens to create a community of spirit and joy. On May 18, participants in Robert Lalonde’s writing workshop were treated to a 4-course…

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Pastel Color Challenge

Renowned painter Yvan Dagenais revealed the secrets of pastel and the magic of color at last November’s workshop. The children (and their chaperones) were delighted by the workshop master’s games of exchange and exploration. After a warm welcome, a review of the master’s works on display as examples, and a description of the materials available…

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A Hot SHOW

The success of this lively, festive event dazzled us with the quality of dancers Faye and Bryant Lopes, world-renowned Argentine tango dancers, and also provided the opportunity to dance the tango in a milonga. Anyone who wasn’t drawn in by the tango couldn’t resist moving to the rhythm of SON NAGUAL‘s South American music. A…

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Exhibition “L’Art en jeu”

Throughout the summer of 2023, the light-filled upstairs rooms of the Cie Vilandré Pub on Capelton Road in North Hatley were filled with the shapes, colors, canvases and sculptures of some 15 highly talented and experienced local artists. The first exhibition, in June and July, was an opportunity to discover or revisit painters such as…

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