There’s a wealth of public art in Montreal on display throughout the city, and discovering these installations on your own self-guided tour is one of the best things to do on a weekend in Montreal. Here are some tips for where to see some of the best examples.
The impressionist paintings of Canada’s Group of Seven artists may be familiar to many of us in Canada (and many more of us now, thanks to actor Steve Martin’s high-profile interest in Lawren Harris.) But it’s only when you see the landscapes that inspired those evocative paintings that you can truly appreciate how these artists were able to capture the unique beauty found in certain places in Canada. One of those places is Killarney Provincial Park, in northeastern Ontario, and after doing 3 Killarney hikes with truly inspiring views, Henk and I were even more impressed with this Park’s beauty.
Two hours from Toronto in an area known more for its lakes than its culture lies an outdoor art gallery with more than 500 pieces of Zimbabwean stone sculptures. That place is ZimArt near Rice Lake, a unique sculpture garden/gallery that just may contain the most comprehensive collection of Shona sculpture in Canada. What, you might wonder,