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Sculptural grouping consisting of a suspended element as well as other elements installed on two adjacent walls. The suspended element represents an open book, held by a metal rod at one end [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lagueux, Jacinthe
Installation year: 
1985

Aire de jeux

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, Aire de jeux, 1999 © Jean-François Landry
The sculpture is inserted in an aluminium box and embedded into a brick wall. The surface made of a green resin plywood and represents a playground. A median line and two goal areas mark out its borde [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
1999

Arbre de mai

Claudine Cotton, Arbre de mai, 1994. © Véronique VilleneuveClaudine Cotton, Arbre de mai, 1994. © Véronique Villeneuve
This installation was inspired by the forestry vocation of the village, as well as the secular tradition of planting a tree decorated with ribbons in front of the door of a person we wish to honour or [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cotton, Claudine
Installation year: 
1994

As one

Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura PlensaJaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura Plensa
Neon letters welcome passengers as they wait for their luggage. From the chaos of the jumbled letters, words emerge. America, Europa, Asia, Oceania, Africa. As the harmony between the letters that com [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Plensa, Jaume
Installation year: 
2003

Bleu… et toutes les couleurs

Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995
A bronze table is installed in the indoor garden. Small amounts of colours have been sprinkled onto it. Under each colour, a verb in the infinitive is engraved directly into the tabletop. A wall near [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Michel
Installation year: 
1995

Ce toit tranquille où marchent des petits oiseaux

Richard Purdy, Ce toit tranquille où marchent des petits oiseaux, 2004Richard Purdy, Ce toit tranquille où marchent des petits oiseaux, 2004
A sculpture in the shape of roofs with little bronze birds. Text is written on the glass of the dormer windows, as if someone had scribbled something with their finger on the frosty glass. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Purdy, Richard
Installation year: 
2004

Convergences

Bill Vincent, Convergences, 2005Bill Vincent, Convergences, 2005
The artwork is located at the apex of the library's main traffic area. It reveals a dandelion head on which was superimposed a reconstituted map of old Charlesbourg in different eras.The number 21 (fo [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vincent, Bill (William)
Installation year: 
2005

Dans l'oeil de ce monde

Marie-Christiane Mathieu, Dans l'oeil de ce monde, 2007Marie-Christiane Mathieu, Dans l'oeil de ce monde, 2007
A totem pole is topped by a leafy cabin in which a hare may be living. The artwork is made up of four components: a totem pole, a cabin, a tortoise and a hare. Each element carries its own story. The [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Mathieu, Marie-Christiane
Installation year: 
2007

DayDream

Derek Besant, DayDream, 1996
DayDream is a text & fragmented image suite etched into the glass sides of a Plus 15 pedestrian walkway, over 4 lanes of traffic in Calgary.  One side represented the thoughts of a woman, whi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Besant, Derek
Installation year: 
1996

De l’ardoise aux étoiles

Thérèse Guy, De l'ardoise aux étoiles, 1986. © Josianne Gervais
A stained glass is integrated into the entrance windows and divided into three parts by the frame's shafts. It is shaped as an arch. Children's drawings and games are represented along with a map of t [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Guy, Thérèse
Installation year: 
1986

De l’autre côté de Brenda

Daniel Dutil, De l'autre côté de Brenda, 1997 Daniel Dutil, De l'autre côté de B
This on-site intervention is linked to the space it occupies, both in its physical and symbolic dimensions. More specifically, this link is manifest in the use of materials, which recall those used in [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutil, Daniel
Installation year: 
1997

Don Quichotte

Thérèse Guy, Don Quichotte, 1986. © Josianne Gervais
The work consists of a semi-abstract stained glass on the theme of Don Quichotte. The composition includes 9 tiles, numbered 1 to 9, distributed from the lower left corner to the upper right corner an [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Guy, Thérèse
Installation year: 
1986

Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid

Agnès Riverin, Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid, 2003Agnès Riverin, Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid, 2003Agnès Riverin, Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid, 2003Agnès Riverin, Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid, 2003
On the ground floor, round and square pictorial artworks as well as a few birds constitute the signage to the next floors.  Level 1:The square shape represents the idea of home. Pi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Riverin, Agnès
Installation year: 
2003

Four Horsemen

François Houde, Four Horsemen, 1989François Houde, Four Horsemen, 1989
Composed of about 300 industrial glass blocks, this work is the last of the artist's works known as the Ming Series. Using horses as a pretext to create a metaphor of building civilizations, Houde cre [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Houdé, François
Installation year: 
1989

Géographies à fleur de peau

Magali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette Thompson
Five circular images consisting of a montage of various mediums represent female characters that have been superimposed onto a map. Stanzas are written on 19 acetate discs revolving around the 5 image [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chouinard, Magali
Installation year: 
1999