What's going on in Saguenay

Permanent exhibition

ROOTS AND DREAMS: A FRESH LOOK AT THE SAGUENAY–LAC-SAINT-JEAN REGION

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

From colonisation to population genetics, this exhibition looks at the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region from different angles. In the rich scientific light cast by forty years of BALSAC files, we take a refreshed lo ...

Permanent exhibition

L'AQUARIUM DU FJORD

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

Dive into this live laboratory and let yourself be immersed into the marine depths of the Saguenay Fjord. In our giant seawater aquarium you will discover an incredible marine fauna. Handle starfish, sea cucumbers, ...

Permanent exhibition

ARTHUR VILLENEUVE LOIN D'ÊTRE NAÏF!

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

This major exhibition depicts the career of the naive painter Arthur Villeneuve and review for us about some worthy events of his life. One finds there some noteworthy paintings of the artist, the fake sky above the ...

Permanent exhibition

PULP STORIES

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

Discover the era of the Pulp Company of Chicoutimi at the beginning of last century, in a completely renewed exhibit. Thanks to the multimedia and the interactive devices, you can learn about the socio-economic cont ...

Permanent exhibition

WORKS ON PAPER, PORTRAITS OF PRICE BROTHERS WORKERS (1930-1960)

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

This exhibition tells the story of the thousands of employees who were the artisans of the pulp and paper empire in the mid-twentieth century. They established a program to produce and distribute pastel portraits by ...

Permanent exhibition

UNE PHOTO, UN SOUVENIR

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

Discover local history through vintage photos. This temporary exhibition provides a concrete look at the lost heritage and the evolution of photography in Saguenay. INFORMATION : 418 695-7278 sirwillia ...

Until December 30, 2020

MULTIMEDIA SHOW: JOURNEY TO THE HEART OF THE SAGUENAY FJORD

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

Experience an outlandish adventure and discover the supreme beauty of the Fjord! Using unique technology, this multimedia presentation features aerial, terrestrial, and underwater images of the Saguenay Fjord. This ...

Permanent exhibition

EXHIBITION AT THE GALERIE D'ART LA CORNICHE

MEDIA AND VISUAL ARTS

The wealth of a collection is established by the quality of its artists and their works whose creative potential exceeds that of others. The selection of works chosen by «La Cornice» is the results of its concern ...

Until September 30, 2025

VISITE DE TOUVERRE ÉCONOMUSÉE DU SOUFFLAGE DE VERRE ET DU TAILLAGE DE LA PIERRE FINE DU QUÉBEC

ARTS & CRAFTS

Visit this Econo museum and witness the metamorphosis of glass and stone, one processed hot, the other, cold. Watch as artist-glassblower GIUSEPPE BENEDETTO manipulates his extender to produce vases, lamps, fishes, ...

Permanent exhibition

VIVARIUM

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

Fascinating, our Vivarium sheds light on flamboyant exotic insects alongside species from Quebec. Observe hundreds of mounted species and dozens of living specimens; you can even touch some of them! Colourful butter ...

Permanent exhibition

CHEK8TIMI UP TO WHERE WATER IS DEEP

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

Experience an immersive experience at the midst of the Chicoutimi Trading Post’s history through this interactive historical and archaeological exhibition. The history of the area is intimately linked to its geogr ...

Permanent exhibition

FROM FAITH TO HISTORY

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

The St. James the Apostle chapel is a jewel of architectural heritage. Its history is told in three parts: firs serving the Anglican and Evangelical communities, then as a museum. "From Faith to History" is an ...

Permanent exhibition

EXPOSITION D'IDÉES ET D'ALUMINIUM

HERITAGE | SCIENCE

Exhibition "« D'IDÉES ET D'ALUMINIUM, Arvida, an utopia, a living environment, a heritage» designed by the team of Canada urban heritage Research Chair. The permanent exhibition located at Foyer des loisirs et de ...

Until December 31, 2020

CENTRE HISTORIQUE DES SOEURS NOTRE-DAME DU BON-CONSEIL

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

Stopover at the «Centre historique des Soeurs-du-Bon-Conseil» and learn about their founder Françoise Simard. Visit the permanent exhibition and discover how they played an important role in the education of the ...

Until January 31, 2025

EXPOSITION À LA GALERIE DÉPLIÉE

MEDIA AND VISUAL ARTS

LA GALERIE DÉPLIÉE is a place of diffusion that gathers original works of some, reputed and emergent regional artists as well as works created at the gallery. It’s a unique place sure to please the public and th ...

Until July 30, 2022

STATE OF ALERT

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

A first in Quebec, the multimedia exhibition State of Alert presents aircraft that criss-crossed the skies over the course of time. using augmented reality technology, visitors are plunged into an unusua ...

Permanent exhibition

MASTERS OF THE SKY

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

Canadian military aviation history has been marked by exceptional heroes and their extraordinary exploits. The Masters of the Sky exhibition relates the glory and misfortunes of these airmen through hist ...

Permanent exhibition

CONTINUANCE

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

The team of LA PULPERIE DE CHICOUTIMI - REGIONAL MUSEUM is proud to present a breathtaking virtual reality experience that will immerse you in the world of the naive painter ARTHUR VILLENEUVE. Come live CONTINUANCE, ...

Permanent exhibition

VISIT OF THE CHICOUTIMI’S TRADING POST HERITAGE SITE

HERITAGE | SCIENCE

The historic site of the TRADING POST OF CHICOUTIMI appears as a wooded island in the densely urbanized area of downtown Chicoutimi. New trails have been developed to visit one of the most important archaeological s ...

Until January 31, 2020

EXPOSITION ZOOM PHOTO FESTIVAL

MEDIA AND VISUAL ARTS

Premier festival de photojournalisme au Canada, Zoom Photo propose un rendez-vous essentiel où réflexions, échanges et discussions sont nourris par la force des images de nombreux photographes. Depuis sa fondatio ...

Until April 12, 2020

COLOMBIE. (RE) NAÎTRE

MEDIA AND VISUAL ARTS

After 50 years of fighting, the FARC guerrillas agreed in 2016 to lay down their arms. By relearning peace, the country also discovers the hard reality of the life of the fighters of this group of Marxist rebellion. ...

Until April 12, 2020

AGENCE VU’

MEDIA AND VISUAL ARTS

French National University of Social Sciences, the National Foundation of Political Sciences - aka Sciences Po - has created, in 2017, the Political Photography Prize, reserved for amateur photographers, in order to ...

Until April 12, 2020

JE SOUTIENS LA PRESSE RÉGIONALE

MEDIA AND VISUAL ARTS

Regional press photographers is essential. Locally, the press photo is of major importance. The photographers are the eyes of the readers, the privileged witnesses of the daily news. Local information is of paramoun ...

Until March 01, 2020

EXPOSITION COLLECTIVE - HORIZONS

MEDIA AND VISUAL ARTS

Opening on November 1st at 5 pm Following the residencies of artists MAXENCE MATHIEU (2017), PHILIPPE BRAQUENIER (2018) and HÉLÈNE PETITE (2019). MAXENCE MATHIEU, installation, in collaboration wit ...

Until May 10, 2020

QUEBEC: A SEA OF FOSSILS

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

A genuine immersion into the world of fossils, older even than dinosaurs… Visitors travel all the way back to 450 million years ago to learn how the Earth’s climate and geology evolved, and how the fossilisation ...

Until March 29, 2020

EXPOSITION DE MATHIEU VALADE

MEDIA AND VISUAL ARTS

Mathieu Valade explore les rapports de contradictions existants entre les formes simples et les images qu’elles peuvent évoquer une fois détournées. L’artiste fait de surprenantes associations entre différen ...

Until April 19, 2020

(KREF) ÉTERNITÉ

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

Treasures of the CORPORATION DES CRÈCHES DE RIVIÈRE-ÉTERNITÉ To pay tribute to JEAN-MARIE COUËT collector’s passion, LA PULPERIE invites you to come and contemplate unique Nativity scenes that have made ...

Until September 13, 2020

FRAGMENTS D’HUMANITÉ - ARCHÉOLOGIE DU QUÉBEC

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

This is the first major exhibition entirely devoted to Quebec archeology. Some 200 significant pieces are displayed to celebrate 50 years of archaeological discoveries in Quebec. Chosen among the collections and the ...

Until January 27, 2020

UN PETIT MONDE

MEDIA AND VISUAL ARTS

PHOTOGRAPHER: Raynald Claveau It is unnoticed, minimal, with his macro, the photographer looks at this small world. A tiny world at our feet, in our flower beds, in our flowers, a small world full of life and c ...

Until February 09, 2020

VISION NOCTURNE

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

Exhibition presented free of charge in the Hall. December 2019 means the return of CLUB PHOTO CHICOUTIMI to La Pulperie for its annual black and white exhibition. The theme chosen is VISION NOCTURNE. It promise ...

Until February 28, 2020

LA MACROPHOTOGRAPHIE PAR LE CLUB PHOTO JAK

MEDIA AND VISUAL ARTS

Une collaboration entre la Ville de Saguenay et le Club Photo JAK permet aux membres du Club de disposer d'une vitrine pour exposer leurs photographies sur la passerelle de la Rivière-aux-sables. Dix supports per ...

Until February 12, 2020

POINT DE RENCONTRE - LAURIE GIRARD ET ÉMILI DUFOUR

MEDIA AND VISUAL ARTS

Activity in French ...

Until January 24, 2020

GEM… OR NOT GEM? SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATION

MUSEUMS | EXHIBITIONS

Ever since the dawn of time, gems have fascinated. Now they are cut into beautiful shapes, but beware of imitations that are often difficult to recognize. This interactive exhibition takes a look at cut gems from ar ...

Until February 22, 2020

REG ARTS D'ICI 2020 PAR LES ARTISTES DE LA MAESTRIA

MEDIA AND VISUAL ARTS

Nous vous invitons à l’exposition REG’ARTS D’ICI 2020. Les membres des Artistes de la Maestria ont une exceptionnelle soif de créer selon leur idéal esthétique et nous souhaitons que vous en soyez témoin. ...