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Iris

Things to do at the Parc Public Art

The Iris sculpture was done in 1967 by Québec artist Raoul Hunter in conjunction with Expo 67, the world's fair.

The work consists of four curved elements made from pre-cut aluminium sheets. All of the concave surfaces converge towards each other, producing an enveloping effect.

In May, 2012, the work was restored and reinstalled at Parc Jean-Drapeau by the City of Montréal.


Details

Materials Aluminum
Dimensions -

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

Covid-19

Information

Follow the recommendations of the Quebec public health and contact medical resources if you have symptoms related to Covid-19.

Last update : March 12, 2022

Schedule

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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Rates

Free
  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates.
    • The best way to come to the Parc Jean-Drapeau: active transportation or subway!

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.

Jean-Drapeau 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.

The river shuttle service will be operational from June 4, 2022. Routes, schedules and rates will be available shortly.

STM shuttle

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

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 (ticket or OPUS card).

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

Reservation

You need to reserve 45-to-60 minutes beforehand whenever you want to use this service : 514 273-6331 or online form

Taxibus stops

Métro Jean-Drapeau, Athletes' Quarters, La Ronde, Espace Paddock, Pavillon du Canada, Pavillon des Services and Pavillon de la Tunisie.

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