Arts and cultures

Maison et Atelier Rodolphe-Duguay

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It is in this bucolic setting that Rodolphe Duguay and his wife, the writer Jeanne L'Archevêque, have created a remarkable work.

To visit the Maison et atelier Rodolphe-Duguay is to enter the universe of an accomplished artist couple. He, a painter-engraver, she, a writer and poet. Rodolphe Duguay and Jeanne L'Archevêque have devoted their lives to creation in a unique place of inspiration in the heart of nature.


Immerse yourself in l'Ermitage workshop: a unique and important place for creation. This place is the source of many rave reviews from visitors. A jewel of Quebec's cultural heritage. The ensemble, the house and the studio are recognized and classified as a heritage building by the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec. Consult the register here.


Dating from the beginning of the 19th century, this magnificent house, surrounded by a rural landscape, is the birthplace of the painter-engraver Rodolphe Duguay, recognized in the artistic community as one of the masters of engraving in Canada during the first half of the 20th century. His talent as a landscape painter has earned him praise and vibrant testimonials.

This house, recognized as a historic monument, is composed of a complex that includes: the ancestral house, the studio and the natural environment of the property. This ensemble makes it a site qualified as unique in Quebec. Indeed, these elements bear witness to the artist's birthplace, his family life and his artistic career which lasted more than 40 years. Relax in the gardens under the shade of the century-old trees to end your visit.

The house and studio present thematic exhibitions of the painter's works, as well as his furniture and equipment. Take advantage of the rich and varied program to make enriching cultural discoveries.

Recently renovated, the House is ready as ever to welcome its distinguished visitors.


The mission of the Maison et atelier Rodolphe-Duguay is to promote the work of painter-engraver Rodolphe Duguay and writer Jeanne L'Archevêque while raising awareness of the arts and promoting the region's artistic creations, in particular, while being open to what is done elsewhere.

Throughout the year, various activities are scheduled: temporary visual arts exhibitions, various activities, recitals and poetry evenings, etc... see the complete program on this site.


The House is not adapted to people with reduced mobility

Room and garden for rent by reservation

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Meeting rooms available to hold events
*No accessibility for disabled with reduced mobility



    195, Rang Saint-Alexis
    Nicolet, Québec, J3T 1T5

    Phone: 819 293-4103
    Fax: 819 293 06450

    summer 2021

    July 11 to September 12

    Wednesday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    From September 13

    Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Closed on October 31

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    Adults : $5, Students/Eldest : $4, Children (12 -) : free

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