Three days of free-admission activities that are open to all comers and promote greater access to arts and culture. The activities must be interactive and give participants an inside look at artistic and creative processes and expertise.


As decreed by the Quebec National Assembly, the Journées de la culture will be held every year on the last Friday of September and the two following days.

Who puts on the activities?

Artists, craftspeople, cultural workers, business people, teachers, community workers, and municipal or government employees.

Be part of the action! Organize one or more activities in your community to highlight arts and culture.

Whom are the activities for?

For everybody

People of all ages and lifestyles, from all walks of life and from every region; in fact, everyone is invited to participate in the Journées de la culture.

Are all of the activities free?

Yes. Arts and culture belong to everyone, and during the Journées de la culture, everyone must be able to enjoy them.

Notwithstanding, we encourage organizers to pay all professional artists taking part in their activities fair compensation for the work that they do.

Who oversees the Journées de la culture?

Culture pour tous, an independent not-for-profit organization whose mission is to help democratize culture in Quebec.

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How does one become an organizer?

To participate in the Journées de la culture as an organizer, click this link.