Find of the Month – House Model

Every month, an object from the heritage bequest by the Augustinian community is selected by the museum storage facility and archives center teams. Featured this month, the model of a house created by a young boarder in 1858. 

Find of the Month – Posset

Every month, an object from the heritage bequest by the Augustinian community is selected by the museum storage facility and archives center teams. In the spotlight this month, a cup form 18th century.

Find of the Month – Friendship Pact Between Augustinian and Usruline Sisters

Every month, an object from the heritage bequest by the Augustinian community is selected by the museum storage facility and archives center teams. In the spotlight this month: Deed of a Promise Made Between the Hospital’s Reverend Mothers and the Quebec Ursuline Nuns, dated  February 8th, 1651.

Find of the Month – Records of Revenue and Expenses

Every month, an object from the heritage bequest by the Augustinian community is selected by the museum storage facility and archives center teams. In the spotlight this month: the Records of Revenue and Expenses for the Hôpital général de Québec Monastery’s Garden. This document records data from 1849 to 1930.

Find of the Month – Who’s knows?

WHO KNOWS? EDUCATIONAL GAME – This quiz game, which highlights Quebec City’s third centennial in 1908, is made up of square-patterned game cards and short-answer questions. The latter are read to the group of players, and the first to answer correctly places the corresponding piece on their game card. The first player to complete their card […]

Finds of the month – Ghostly pictures

Every month, an object from the heritage bequest by the Augustinian community is selected by the museum storage facility and archives center teams. Featured this month: Ghostly photography.

4 Ways of Being Good to Yourself

During this month-long celebration of love, Le Monastère des Augustines invites you to be extra good to yourself. Here are 4 ways of taking care of yourself and cultivating your well-being this February.

A Carnavalesque Treasure from the Archives

Every month, Le Monastère’s Museum Reserve and Archives Centre teams select an object from the Augustinian community’s rich tangible heritage. Featured this month: a lithography which shows Quebec Winter Carnival festivalgoers in the late 19th century.  A carnavalesque treasure from our archives!

Why Take Up a Challenge to Help the Care Givers?

The Prendre soin challenge is back and aims to raise money for the Monastère des Augustines respite service program for care givers. All the raised funds will help us offer them respite stays in our peaceful building.

Cultivating Wellness Through Art

“Art is good for you” has been a popular saying over the past few years. It’s concise, but meaningful: art truly has the power to humanize, question, soothe, and touch. “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life,” said Pablo Picasso. So why deprive yourself?