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Fugitifs!

February 02, 2022 - April 17, 2022

Runaway slaves: Slavery in Quebec and the Black community in the Eastern Townships.

Slavery in Quebec is a little-known subject. The artist Webster had drawings made from portraits of runaway slaves, according to the descriptions of the Gazette du Québec. Discover the reality of these slaves and the beginnings of the Black community in our region.

February 02, 2022 - April 17, 2022

Exhibitions
Monday and Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday to Friday: 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 : 30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 12 a.m. to 4 : 30 p.m. (First Sunday of the month 10 a.m. to 4 : 30 p.m.)

Archives center (on appointment only)
Monday and Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday to Friday: 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 : 30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED

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Fees

  • Members
    Free
  • Adults
    $ 10.00
  • Seniors (65 and over)
    $ 7.00
  • Students
    $ 5.00
  • Children (12 years and under)
    Free
  • School groups (per student)
    $ 4.00
  • Non-school groups (per person)
    $ 5.00

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