5 not-to-be-missed events for art enthusiasts
Art and Culture
Did you know that a great number of artists have made their home in our region? Have I piqued your curiosity? Yes? Perfect! Here are the not-to-be-missed art events happening in the Eastern Townships in 2019, no matter which form you might cherish! Art lovers, mark your calendars!
TOUR DES ARTS
(JULY 13 TO JULY 21, 2019)
The Tour des arts is the perfect event for discovering (or revisiting) the Eastern Townships and its rich artistic heritage. From Knowlton to Sutton, by way of Brome and Abercorn, 36 artists and artisans will be happy to welcome you inside their workshops and transmit their artistic passion. A road trip you won’t soon forget. www.tourdesarts.com
BROMONT EN ART
(AUGUST 23 TO AUGUST 25, 2019)
For more than 20 years, the Symposium des arts visuels de Bromont has been showcasing artists working in the field of visual arts. Head to the Vieux-Village of Bromont to enjoy three days of festivities. Here you’ll be able to meet many artists and purchase unique works of art while you discover the local businesses and attractions as well.
PROMENADE DES ARTS
(SEPTEMBER 15, 2019)
Are you looking for an activity to do this fall? Promenade des Arts welcomes about forty artists and artisans, who, rain or shine, will be taking over the downtown sector of Cowansville. Among them, we’ll find painters and potters, wood artisans and recycling crafters as well.
PORTES OUVERTES SUR LES ARTS
(OCTOBER 11 TO OCTOBER 14, 2019)
You can’t find anything inspiring to do during the Thanksgiving weekend, and would like to get away from your daily grind? Why not go to Bedford, more precisely to the Bedford Lofts building for their very unique and friendly art show and sale? This year, a youth section has been added to the event and our younger talents will be paired with a professional artist.
NATURE ET CRÉATION
(UNTIL THE END OF OCTOBER 2019)
The Nature et création exhibition truly stands out from traditional art events. Visitors are invited to take a walk on the paths of the Domaine des Côtes d’Ardoise, in Dunham. Here they’ll be able to admire more than 200 sculptures created by 75 artists from both Quebec and France. Visitors will also be able to enjoy the many viticulture products of the Domaine, which is celebrating its fortieth anniversary. Cheers!
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