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Musée des Beaux Arts - VALENCIENNES

Museum ,  Fine arts at Valenciennes
  • RE-OPENING OF THE MUSEUM FROM WEDNESDAY TO SATURDAY from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. The city of Valenciennes inaugurated its first art museum in 1834, in the Town Hall, before erecting a specific building, inaugurated in 1909. Of monumental architecture, typical of the Palais des Beaux Arts built under the Third Republic , the Valenciennes Museum houses prestigious collections, pleasantly highlighted by large spaces and beautiful overhead lighting. Since its...
    RE-OPENING OF THE MUSEUM FROM WEDNESDAY TO SATURDAY from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. The city of Valenciennes inaugurated its first art museum in 1834, in the Town Hall, before erecting a specific building, inaugurated in 1909. Of monumental architecture, typical of the Palais des Beaux Arts built under the Third Republic , the Valenciennes Museum houses prestigious collections, pleasantly highlighted by large spaces and beautiful overhead lighting. Since its renovation in 1995, it has spread over an area of 4,400 m2 combining exhibition rooms and reception areas for visitors (conference room, sales counter, teaching rooms, cyber space). The tour leads from archeology to works of the first half of the 20th century, with the highlights of 17th century Flemish painting with works by Rubens, Jordaens, Van Dyck ... and 19th century sculpture: Carpeaux and his companions, Lemaire, Crauk, Hiolle are masterfully staged in a large sculpture garden in the heart of the building. (Tactile courses for the visually impaired). Sculpture is present in all the rooms of the museum, but it is at the heart of the building, in Place Carpeaux, that it triumphs. Family & Young Audiences: Family Sunday (1st Sunday of the month led by a visual artist or a guide-lecturer from the museum), Monday at the museum (cultural awakening from 9 months to 2 years old), weekly workshops (awakening to the arts plastics: volume & sculpture, painting techniques, graphics & drawing through the world of comics), Birthday snacks, Holiday workshops every day and during school holidays ...
Services
  • Activities
    • Special theme activity
    • Adult workshop
    • Children's workshop
    • Learning workshop
    • Lectures
    • Temporary exhibitions
  • Accessibility
    • Mobility impaired
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Payment methods
  • Bank card
  • Carte Bleue/Credit card
  • Cheque
  • Rates
  • Full-fare
    From 4.50 € to 6 €
  • Reduce rate
    From 2.50 € to 3 €
  • Group
    130 €