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Things to do at the Parc Public Art

In collaboration with the Société du parc Jean-Drapeau, the "Portrait Sonore" organization is offering a two-hour walking-tour documentary that accompanies you as you discover the public art collections displayed at the Parc.

A walking path on îles Sainte-Hélène and Notre-Dame is there for your journey, on which you can learn more about these works and the artists who created them.

Each audio clip provides a history of the art work, comments and anecdotes (from observers, creators and experts), along with a musical track specially composed for this walking-tour documentary.

In fact, 15 musicians from Québec's music scene each offer their own musical interpretation of a work. The result: 15 original compositions that sharpen our senses and, in a very personal manner, inject new life into these works; it's an eclectic and astute selection skillfully directed by composer Antoine Bédard (and which includes Catherine Major, DJ Champion and Diane Labrosse, among others).


Download the app

Allows you to download all of the content at a WI-FI station and do the walk without an Internet connection.

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Parc Jean-Drapeau

To obtain more details or for any request for information, do not hesitate to contact us.

Portrait Sonore

To find out all about the application or walking-tour documentaries at Parc Jean-Drapeau or elsewhere, do not hesitate to contact the Portrait Sonore staff.