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Acier

Things to do at the Parc Public Art

Designed by Pierre Heyvaert during Expo 67, the artist was commissioned to create this sculpture to represent the three main themes of the Quebec Pavilion: challenge, combat, and momentum.

The shapes and volumes are multiplied by the effects of the reflections in the water, giving the illusion of movement.


Details

Materials Steel and concrete
Dimensions 385 x 700 x 350 cm

Learn more: Bureau d'Art Public de la Ville de Montréal

Schedule

Sunday, December 10, 2023

6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
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Rates

Free

Learn more

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

Mobility

Getting to the artwork

To make it easier to get around, here is the exact location of the artwork at Parc Jean-Drapeau posted on Google Maps.

Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located on Île Sainte-Hélène, in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. To get to the Parc easily and quickly, the subway is still the best way to go!

River shuttle

During the summer season, Parc Jean-Drapeau visitors can use the river shuttle as a means of transportation, from the Vieux-Port de Montréal (Jacques-Cartier pier) and the city of Longueuil.

Users can also bring along their bikes and they have access to a network of cycling paths at each stop.

STM shuttle

Three STM shuttles provide a connection between the Jean-Drapeau subway station and various attractions:

  • 767 (summer season only)
  • 768 (summer season only)
  • 777 (every day of the year)
    • Jean-Drapeau Subway Station
    • Casino de Montréal
    • Since June 19, 2023, the 777 bus line is extended to downtown Montreal.

To find out about STM shuttle routes and schedules, click here.

Bike

The Parc is one of the few places where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike: simply take the bike paths of the Jacques Cartier Bridge, the Concorde Bridge or the Bike link.

Walking

People can enjoy many of the cycling paths to get to or pass through the Parc Jean-Drapeau, either running or walking.

With more than 25 kilometres of trails and pathways, the Parc is a pleasant spot for hiking, all year round.

Parking

Motorists can get to Parc Jean-Drapeau by taking the Jacques Cartier Bridge or the Concorde Bridge.

Nearby parking areas: P1, P5

Taxibus service

You can reserve a taxi for your travels at the Parc by using a valid STM transport fare.

Schedule

September 3 to June 23
Monday to Sunday 6:30 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.
  • The service is not offered on statutory holidays
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