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Centre d'Art Marcel Gagnon

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Art gallery, restaurant, souvenir shop and B&B all in one!

This site. right on the St. Lawrence seaway, is just a few kilometers from the end of Highway 20... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
CharlesSeems
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Ottawa, Canada
Worth to stop!!

What a great little stop. Have fun taking tons of pictures outside but take a few minutes to look... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Anne G
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Ottawa, Canada
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Route de la Mer | Gaspésie, Sainte-Flavie, Quebec G0J 2L0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The sculptures outside are so original and fascinating. Inside, the art gallery has two floors. The shop has various objects (jewelry, clothes, books, things related to art). Every employe was very nice. We ate there and it was good and we saw the sea from...More

Thank Marie-Christine B
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This site. right on the St. Lawrence seaway, is just a few kilometers from the end of Highway 20 east (at Mont Joli). Many people miss this beautiful town with its main art gallery (Marcel Gagnon). We typically stop here to eat at the restaurant...More

Thank CharlesSeems
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

What a great little stop. Have fun taking tons of pictures outside but take a few minutes to look at the house and boat of the artist and to visit the gallery. Other artists also show their art. There a restaurant but we didn’t eat...More

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Marcel Gagnon’s cement figures, standing in a long row stretching from the parking lot out into the river are strange and wonderful, and must be seen close up and from different angles to be fully appreciated. Note, too, the quirky, extravagant decoration of the two...More

Thank HMac_2013
Reviewed 11 June 2018

First intrigued by the fabulous sculptures "walking" in from the river. At high tide some are underwater, but as the tide goes out, about 100 of the figures seem to move from the river up onto the shore. Each is unique and seems to have...More

Thank Betty668988
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My wife and I were staying in Sainte-Flavie and we happened upon the Centre d'Art Marcel Gagnon. What caught our eye were the concrete statues rising out of the sea at low tide. Very creative! The interior of this B&B/art gallery/restaurant was rustic and welcoming....More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Stopped by on the way back from Ste-Flavie from Jardins de Métis because... well we had to. The house with its gallery and restaurant stands out on the scenic coastal drive. The statues in the river are an engaging work of art. We decided to...More

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

If you are driving by, it is a great place to stop by and stretch your legs. There is a lot to see and explore at the gallery - even if you are not a fan of the arts. They offer accommodations for sleeping and...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

beautiful, creative, free, right on the highway, what else can you ask for? Besides the sculpture, the building itself has some very unique arts on the wall.

Thank loveTravel_987
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We like the gallery (free of charge) and the little souvenir shop. The outside of the building was also quite interesting. Didn't really know what to make of all the clay figures along the beach and in the water, though. But still a pretty interesting...More

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