Albert Gilles Copper Art - Art Studio / Museum / Boutique
QC, G0A 1N0
Recognized internationally for his brilliant accomplishments, artisan Albert Gilles developed a specialization in crafting ornamentation for churches, basilicas and cathedrals, including the impressive main doors of the St. Anne-de-Beaupré Basilica.
Admire 90 years of incomparable know-how in the art of embossed copper. Be sure to visit both museums to fully appreciate the magnitude of Gilles' talent. Here, you can learn about the life of this humble artist and see the diversity of the works he produced, including for such notables as Walt and Roy Disney, Mandelson Chrysler and Pope Pius XII. Explore a copper mine and see how ore is transformed into beautiful works of art.
Today, Gilles' wife, daughters and granddaughters are maintaining his legacy. Before you leave the site, visit the museum boutique, where can be found an extensive selection of embossed copper artwork.
Made in Québec
An ongoing tradition! Witness how a passionate artisan and 5 women of his family have been bringing this noble medium to life since 1927. Started by…Read
An ongoing tradition! Witness how a passionate artisan and his family have been bringing the noble medium of embossed copper to life since 1927!…Read
Founding artist Albert Gilles has decorated more than 35 churches across North America. He is listed on the website of the Ministry of Culture, for…Read