What to do from April 6 to 12!

Published on April 5 2018

Apparently, Mother Nature hasn’t said her last word. The cold days are an excellent excuse to revisit our exhibitions and galleries, and to keep warm in one of our cafés.

Keeping warm!

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION | THE EXHIBITION JOURNEY FROM SKETCH TO SCREEN

Last week-end! From the makers of Shrek, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon, comes a magical exhibition celebrating 20 years of animation. DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition reveals the art, technology and storytelling that has made DreamWorks Animation the world’s largest animation studio.

Where

Canadian Museum of History

When

Until April 8

Cost

Included in regular museum admission

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The Bestiary

Inspired by medieval bestiaries, combining fables and moral tales about the ”beasts”– animals real or imaginary–and by the bestiaries drawn from voyages to the New World, depicting sea monsters and creatures that were previously unknown, this multidisciplinary collective exhibition will reveal the boundless creativity of the selected artists. Discover the rich diversity of this extraordinary fauna at Galerie Montcalm.

Where

25, Laurier Street, Gatineau

When

Until April 29

Cost

Free

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Out of order

This exhibition deals with old age and its physical and social impact. Pascale Archambault treats this sensitive subject head on, revealing the nobility of a direct stare, of a body that has seen everything and has nothing left to prove. Her paintings evoke accumulated moments that overlap and form the life trajectory of each individual. At Espace Pierre-Debain.

Where

120, Principale Street, Gatineau

When

Until May 6

Cost

Free

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The Gatineau Woman's Show

The 12th Gatineau, Outaouais Women’s Show will be held Saturday and Sunday April 7th and 8th 2018 at its new location, The Gatineau Congress Center.

Come and shop. Discover more than 200 businesses and specialty services intended for women. The Gatineau, Outaouais Women’s Show is designed to entertain as well as inform. A fun filled weekend to share with girlfriends and family.

Where

Palais des congrès de Gatineau

When

April 7 and 8

Cost

$14 for the weekend

Good to know

Free parking at the Palais des congrès

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The in-between season is the perfect time to rediscover the regions little cafés. Bring a good book or your laptop and earphones and enjoy a hot cup of coffee and a treat. It’s a great way to reconnect with what the region has to offer!


Biscotti et Cie

Biscotti & cie, either for take-out or in our garden, where parents,children and friends can enjoy little treats, coffee and delicious sandwiches. We offer home-style food and restaurant service, with a diversified and modern menu.

Sit in the new section! It’s gorgeous!

Where

6, Scott Road, Chelsea

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THE BRITISH CAFE

Café British serves up homemade sandwiches, soups, salads and desserts, alongside the best coffee
in town. Open all day, early­risers can join us for breakfast, while night owls can enjoy an alcoholic beverage as well as some local talent during our popular open mic nights.

Where

79 Principale Street, Gatineau

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CAFE 349

Located on Main Street, Cafe 349 is the place to stop and eat! The Cafe was featured this year in the Ottawa Citizen’s « 5 Worth the Drive » article. We proudly use local ingredients and offer wholesome foods and decadent homemade desserts. Reservations are recommended but not always necessary.

Where

349 Main Street, Shawville

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