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Art Festivals in Gaspésie

Photography, painting, sculpture, gardens and dance: Gaspésie offers a multitude of high-quality art festivals! Here are 5 not to miss.

Multimedia and Photography

Rencontres Internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie
Photo: Rencontres Internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie

The Rencontres internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie, an international photography festival, will take place throughout the region from July 15 to September 30, 2022. Discover contemporary photography through a series of exhibits and installations in several municipalities and national parks.

Photo: PHOS

PHOS is a festival dedicated to photographic images and their various uses in the visual, digital and multidisciplinary arts. The event takes place over two weeks, from May 12 to June 13, 2022, in Matane and includes exhibits, performances, artist talks and workshops in both indoor and outdoor venues. Every year, the event features the works of artists and communications professionals from the region and beyond.


Artistes en Fête Champêtre
Photo: Tourisme Gaspésie

Artistes en Fête Champêtre is a painting festival that brings together about 50 painters and sculptors in Sainte-Flavie, from July 27 to 31, 2022. Watch them work during live demonstrations in colourful huts! You can also vote for your favourite artist and be entered into a draw for an original painting!

FURIES, festival de danse contemporaine.
FURIES. Photo: René Faulkner

Contemporary Dance

FURIES is a contemporary dance festival on a human scale that introduces the public to innovative choreographic forms in the everyday landscape of Marsoui, from July 28 to 31, 2022.

Contemporary Gardens

Festival international de jardins
International Garden Festival. Photo: Nancy Guignard

From June 25 to October 2, 2022, directly on the Reford Gardens in Grand-Métis, the International Garden Festival presents contemporary gardens, often interactive, designed by artisans from all over the world.

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