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Outdoor Art Gallery

Outdoor Art Gallery

Outdoor Art Gallery

Several works of public art stand on the museum grounds for your enjoyment and discovery!


Jacques Cartier Cross
Take a selfie at the foot of a replica of the “thirty-foot cross” bearing the coat of arms of the King of France, erected by Jacques Cartier in 1534. #MG1534

Jacques Cartier Monument
Pierre et Jean-Julien Bourgault-Legros, 1982
With its giant cast iron steles, this national historic site commemorates the encounter between Jacques Cartier and the St. Lawrence Iroquoians in 1534.
In memory of She
Renée Mao Clavet, 2012
This monumental work pays homage to the women of all origins who built the region.
Être Rivière
Luce Pelletier, 2009
Relax in the sun and enjoy the view from this fish-shaped bench sculpture, a nod to the connection between humans and nature.
Suite marine
Bill (William James) Vincent, 2009
With its accordion-like folds, this installation evokes the sea and the mountains of the Gaspé Peninsula.
Espace François-Mitterrand
Outdoor amphitheatre commemorating the French president’s official visit to Gaspé in 1987 

Photo: Robert Baronet