Museums & Art Galleries

Over the decades, the Charlevoix region has inspired countless artists. Painters, sculptors, writers and artisans continue to draw their inspiration from the beauty of the Charlevoix landscape, creating works with a typical Charlevoix flair.

The savoir-faire of the Charlevoix’s artists and artisans extends far beyond its regional limits. Charlevoix towns and villages propose many boutiques and art galleries where artwork, jewellery, clothing, pottery… bask under the spotlight.

To experience the Charlevoix art scene in the heart of Baie-Saint-Paul, rue Saint-Jean-Baptiste is a must. Baie-Saint-Paul boasts the highest concentration of art galleries and craft shops − both large and small − in all of Canada.

Visitors can also tour the Charlevoix region’s many museums, Economuseums** and interpretation centres: Le Musée d’art Contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul, le Musée de Charlevoix, l’Économusée du Papier, l’Économusée de la pomme, l’Économusée du Fromage, le Musée Maritime de Charlevoix…

Whether to contemplate, acquire some artwork or discover how assorted products are made, the Charlevoix region proposes an endless string of quaint boutiques, art galleries, artisan workshops and museums.