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Next edition: From september 23 to october 2 2011

Rêves d'automne, standard bearer of Charlevoix'a artistic tradition

For centuries, Charlevoix has been inspiring artists, both by the magnificence of its landscapes and the charm of its inhabitants. From Kathleen Daly to René Richard, by way of the Group of Seven, numerous are the painters who set their easel down in the region for a season or a lifetime.

Rêves d'automne, Festival of Landscapes in Painting, is a tradition which is being carried on because for the past nineteen years, uncountable artists have come here to reveal their talents. Rêves d'automne is also a National Painting Contest, improvement sessions, and the unique opportunity of meeting talented artists from here and elsewhere…

For the symbolic price of $5, the Rêves d'automne badge lets you access all the Festival's activities. Badges are available at site entrances as well as at Rêves d'automne Place. Admission is free for children age 12 and under.

Right in the heart of Baie-Saint-Paul, Rêves d'automne Place is the scene of numerous exhibitions and also hosts the National Painting Contest held every year as part of the Festival. Information pertaining to your stay will be provided on site.



Rêves d'automne Place
Carrefour culturel Paul-Médéric
4, Ambroise-Fafard Street

From September 24 to October 3, 2010:
Sunday through Thursday 10 a.m. to
5 p.m.,
Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Mr. Louis Bruens, President of the Académie Internationale des Beaux-Arts du Québec meets with Ms. Cathy Martin, director of Rêves d’automne.

Baie-Saint-Paul is well-known as an artists' paradise. For 20 years now, Rêves d'automne, Festival of Landscapes in Painting has been making the Charlevoix region vibrate to the rhythms of representational painting.

From September 24th till October 3rd, 2010, some of the best painters will rendezvous here to dazzle us with their talent. Proud partner of the region's tourist and economic development, the Casino de Charlevoix is pleased to take part in these ten days of activities, whose consequences benefit the whole community.

On behalf of the Casino de Charlevoix team, I wish to stress the excellent work accomplished by the organizing committee as well as by the dedicated volunteers who each year ensure the success of Rêves d'automne, Festival of Landscapes in Painting. I also extend my thanks to the different partners who, like the Casino, contribute to the development and support of this impressive event.

My best wishes for a good festival go out to the entire Charlevoix population as well as to the many art lovers who will be visiting our magnificent region for the occasion!

François Tremblay
General Manager