Since 2000, Mouvement ESSARTS, a non-profit organization incorporated in Québec, Canada, propose activities of work on site (symposium), artist in residency and other activities of creation with national and international character. The natural environment of woodland receives the collection of sculptures, installations or artworks produced with ESSARTS.
All year long, visitors
can freely walk on more than 1000 meters of paths in the woodland and admire
over 39 large size sculptures and installations created by 29 artists coming
from 14 countries. The visit can also occur at night, upon request, since the
park is enlighten.
ESSARTS can also host
groups of visitors, and organize different types of activities or cultural
*essarts: (in french)
location where occurred activities such as cutting and burning bushes in order
to prepare a land for culture.