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Mirabilis - collections from Avignon Museums at the Palace of the Popes

OpenFrom 30 June 2018 to 13 January 2019
From Saturday 30 June to Sunday 13 January. See details below. This exhibition has been designed by Christian Lacroix and displays parts of the secret collections from Avignon museums iin the spectacular setting of the Great Chapel inside the Palace of the Popes.
The Mirabilis exhibition (Latin for Marvelous-Miracle), orchestrated by Christian Lacroix, gives visitors the opportunity to discover a group of 350 to 400 works, documents and collections, from Prehistory to ethnic collections to Modern Art, in an unusual grouping of works of art from Avignon museums.

The idea is to take a new and different look at the history of collections in Avignon and to stimulate the curiosity of all ages, who can discover or rediscover the museums in Avignon. This exhibition has been designed like an itinerary, with Palace of the Popes as the starting point. At each step along the way, one or several works from different museums are displayed.

- Palace of the Popes, open every day: June 9am-7pm; July 9am-8pm; August 9am-8:30pm; 1 Sept to 1 Nov 9am-7pm; 2 Nov to 15 Jan 9:30am-5:45pm. Last tickets are sold 1 hour before these closing times.

- Petit Palais Museum and Calvet Museum, open every day except Tuesday: 10am-1pm/2pm-6pm, closed 25 Dec. and 1 Jan.

- Musée Lapidaire (archaeology museum), open every day except Monday: 10am to 1pm/2pm to 6pm. -18h, closed 25 Dec. and 1 Jan.

- Requien Museum and Palais du Roure, open Tuesday to Saturday: 10am-1pm/2pm-6pm, closed 25 Dec. and 1 Jan.

For more information, please contact the Tourist Office: +33 (0) 4 32 74 32 74 / officetourisme@avignon-tourisme.com.


ContactPalais des Papes - place du Palais des Papes,84000 Avignon