The Story of D'Arts et de rêves

The story of D’Arts et de rêves has been published in our newsletter since December 2016. In the first chapter, we recalled the official inauguration of June 18, 2016; in the following chapters, we took you down memory lane…

So from one chapter to the next, you learned about: the beginning of this dream; the origin of the D’Arts et de rêves name; the challenges, the surprises, and the various steps and chores that led to the first official activity at 57, rue Principale Nord, namely the Symposium international de sculpture Monumentum; the setting up of the residence; the addition of a second bedroom; the incredible contribution of the many volunteers, and the indispensable and faithful support of our many partners and sponsors...

Creating And Meeting People: Two Passions!

November 27, 2018

Marie Clark has known Nicole Côté, one of the four artists who own the Galerie Art libre, and Henri Lamoureux, owner of La petite librairie, for quite a few years now; she likes to drop in every once in a…

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Extraordinary Working Bee at Denise Potvin’s Place!

June 19, 2018

Ever since September 2016, each newsletter has unveiled a chapter of The Little Story of D’Arts et de rêves… and a column featuring one of the volunteers who was particularly generous with his or her time to advance the projects…

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The story of D’Arts et de rêves… Chapter 6

April 20, 2018

In the fifth chapter (December 2017), we tackled the present while looking towards the future: we revealed the outlines of the five-year landscaping plan, the achievements of 2017, the tasks planned in 2018, and a surprise–the observation project that will take the shape of a cocoon and be implemented this spring or summer (cocoon made possible thanks to the Papillons à la carte ! crowdsourcing campaign).
In this sixth chapter, we continue looking at the future with a brief overview of the transformation that the barn will be undergoing. This is a huge project that will allow D’Arts et de rêves to really stand out while attracting many artists in residence. Read on and you will see why this transformation has really piqued the curiosity and the ongoing interest of all those engaged in this project….

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La maison de ferme

The story of D’Arts et de rêves… Chapter 5

December 21, 2017

In the September newsletter, you learned of the many milestones that led, on June 18, 2016, to the official opening of the artists’ residence and cultural park located at 57, rue Principale Nord. In this fifth chapter of The story…

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Monumentum Daniel Haché

The story of D’Arts et de rêves… Chapter 4

September 21, 2017

Here is Chapter 4 of The story of D’Arts et de rêves. In the June newsletter, you might have been surprised by the ongoing race against the clock and the many steps that led to the Sutton International Sculpture Symposium—Monumentum,…

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Le narval

The story of D’Arts et de rêves… Chapter 3

June 21, 2017

Here is Chapter 3 of The story of D’Arts et de rêves. Do you remember that last December you learned how this dream of an artists’ residence became a reality with, in addition, a cultural park that can be explored…

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La Famille Côté Lamoureux

The story of D’Arts et de rêves… Chapter 2

March 21, 2017

The December 2016 newsletter recounted the beginnings of D’Arts et de rêves. You learned how the vision of the three co-founders has made 57, rue Principale Nord, into a residence-workshop and a cultural park, a park that can be explored…

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Arts du cirque Anouk Vallée-Charest en prestation à l'inauguration

The story of D’Arts et de rêves… Chapter 1

December 21, 2016

The story of D’Arts et de rêves… It happened once upon a time, or on June 18 2016 to be more precise, at 57, rue Principale Nord, Sutton. The weather was splendid, an exceptionally beautiful summer day, and there was…

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