Current exhibitions

to discover in Marseille

In 2021

Discover a selection of exhibitions for the reopening of museums and cultural venues in and around Marseille. From  the ‘Vieille Charité’ centre, to the Orange Velodrome stadium, the Mucem or the ‘Caumont’ hotel, you’re bound to find something to suit your taste  for a cultural  outing with your family, friends, or alone.

Published on 17 May 2021
'Must-see' exhibitions in Marseille
  • "Unzipped", the Rolling Stones in the Orange Vélodrome stadium

    Discover in exclusivity the exhibition “Unzipped”, which traces the career of one of world’s greatest bands.
    The Rolling Stones “Unzipped” is a unique and interactive exhibition that allows you to discover the band and their legend through  hundreds of original objects and  souvenirs,  offering the most complete and immersive insight into the band’s nearly sixty year journey.

    Orange Vélodrome
    3 Boulevard Michelet
    13008 Marseille

    Information and ticketing here

  • Jeff Koons in the Mucem

    Discover from the 19th of May to the 18th of October 2021, the exhibition “Jeff Koons”.

    Artworks of the Pinault collection. Conceived in close  collaboration with the Mucem, the American artist will present to Marseille some of his most famous art pieces and will explore the relationship between these artworks and everyday objects, photographs and documents from the huge Mucem collection.

    European and Mediteranean civilisations Museum – Mucem
    7 Promenade Robert Laffont
    13002 Marseille

    Information here

    Photo credit : 
    9. Jeff Koons. Hanging Heart (Red/Gold), 1994–2006.
    Acier inoxydable au poli miroir avec revêtement transparent de couleur.
    291 x 280 x 101,5 cm ; 114 5/8 x 110 1/4 x 40 inches.
    Chaîne de longueur variable. 1 des 5 versions uniques. Pinault Collection
    © Jeff Koons, photo : Vue d’installation à la Punta della Dogana, 2009
    © Palazzo Grassi / ORCH orsenigo-chemollo

  • "The surrealism in the american art" in 'la Vieille Charité'

    From the 19th of May to the 26th of September 2021, discover the artworks and  pioneering American artists of the Surrealist movement, from the 1930s to the 1960s.

    This exhibition, composed of nearly 180 artworks and more than 80 artists, highlights the rich surrealist and post-surrealist collections of the French and American museums as well as private collections.

    2 Rue de la Charité

    13002 Marseille

    Information here

  • "Local Heroes. Marseille & Berlin" in the 'Regards de Provence' museum

    Extended to the 20th of June 2021, discover this contemporary art exhibition of these artists who  acquired their training in the street.

    An authentic and colourful exhibition,  which illustrates the links between the city and the inhabitant, the contemporary creation and the everyday habitat and colour in the city and in the artists’ studios.

    Avenue Vaudoyer

    13002 Marseille

    Information here

  • So close to the sky, Tibet - photographs by Jacques Borgetto

    Discover photographs around travelling, the first source of inspiration of the photographer Jacques Borgetto.

    Argentina, Chile, Japan, Tibet or Africa, the photographer  is seeking to understand and integrate the cultures of these countries that he loves so much.

    An exotic event to discover at  “Maupetit”( library), Côté Galerie  until the 19th of June 2021

    Maupetit, côté Galerie
    142 La Canebière
    13001 Marseille

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  • Zao Wou-Ki, "It is never nighttime" in the 'Caumont' hotel

    From the 19th of May to the 10th of October 2021, discover the artworks of the French artist of Chinese origin, Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013), made in collaboration with the Zao Wou-Ki foundation.

    The exposition regroups around 80 art pieces from 1935 to 2009 (oil on canvas, watercolours and India ink on paper) coming from public and private collections.

    This ensemble has for ambition to update one of the big themes of creation of the artist: invent new pictorial spaces based on his work on colour and the representation of light

    3 Rue Joseph Cabassol

    13100 Aix-en-Provence

    Informations here

  • "And everything forgets to live" Christophe Niel and Michaël Serfaty in the 'espace photographique Fontaine Obscure'

    Vernissage on the 22nd of May at 11 am

    It is on the land of oblivion that Christophe Niel and Michaël Serfaty engaged and offered a visual and literary dialogue in the exposition “Et tout s’oublie à vivre…”/ “And all is forgotten to live”, from the 19th of May to the 12th of June 2021, in the ‘Espace Photographie Fontaine Obscure’.

    The two photographs have known each other for a few years. An emotional and intellectual affinity has affirmed itself through their exchanges. The questioning behind their respective works emerges the links between photography and forgetting.

    Discover intimate photographs on the theme of memory.

     Espace Photographique Galerie

    24 Avenue Henri Poncet, 13090 Aix-en-Provence

    Informations here

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