Non classé

What’s in a bird seasons 1 & 2 – temporary exhibition

by Musée Gassendi in Non classé

An exhibition where you can converse with funny birds ... Season 1 from September 19, 2020 (see fall schedule below). Season 2 from May 19, 2021 Presentation of the exhibition Rather than trying to answer the question asked by Bashung (What's in a Bird?), It might be better to ask ourselves from what the birds are named ... despite the silence to which they are kept in the closed doors of the Gassendi Museum's collections, What do they tell us about the territory on which they fluttered before they were being stuffed? Why show them in the spotlight and devote…

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Upcoming // COL – Richard Nonas

by Musée Gassendi in Non classé

Richard Nonas  COL - Inaugurations July 12th & 13th, 2019 Two new art works by the American artist Richard Nonas will enrich the Museum Gassendi’s collection. Trained as an anthropologist, he thus synthesizes the complexity of our relations to places in site-specific sculptures, that aim at   “reopening and reclosing the part of the world in which they are placed”.   Friday, July 12th - 6:00pm Inauguration of the installation, The col of the half-opened door, at musée Gassendi. [followed at 7:00pm by the opening of the exhibition, Double exploration. Jean-Jacques Rullier - Alexandra David-Neel, at CAIRN art center]   Saturday, July 13th Inauguration of the artwork,…

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Museum at night

by Musée Gassendi in Non classé

You are invited to the  Gassendi Museum Saturday May 18 2019 for la Nuit Européenne de Musées. Come and explore the Gassendi Museum, at nightfall and (re)discover its collections! Free entrance from 8pm to 1am.   Two events will punctuate this evening, a show Mirabilia as well as an exhibition of artworks by the pupils of the "Collège Borrély" in Digne, echoing the museum's collections.   Mirabilia - Isabelle Dumont show/lecture  retracing the history of wonder-rooms performances  between 9pm and 00h30- Landscapes room     " Starting from a collection that refers to the various cabinets of curiosities that I…

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Vincent chez Vous, Van Gogh at the Musée Gassendi

by Musée Gassendi in Non classé

Les Roulottes, a masterpiece by Vincent van Gogh, will be exhibited at the Musée Gassendi in Digne-les-Bains from January 23 to March 29 thanks to an exceptionnal loan by the Musée d’Orsay, in the context of the cultural action "culture près de chez vous" carried out by the Ministry of Culture. About the exhibition It is a unique opportunity for Digne’s inhabitants to discover, in their hometown, a painting that is now inscribed in collective memory.   Painted in 1888 during his stay in Arles, the painting shows the radicalism of Van Gogh’s painting which exceeds the classical conception of…

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