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Current exhibitions

to discover in Marseille

Discover a selection of exhibitions currently taking place or about to open in Marseille. From the Museum of decorative Arts to the Mucem and the Museum of Marseille History, you’re bound to find something to suit your taste for a cultural outing with your family, friends or alone.

Published on 23 August 2023

Around the city center

“Baya. An Algerian heroine of modern art”

13 May 2023 > 24 September 2023
Centre de la Vieille Charité
Following its presentation at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris, the exhibition is now on show at the Centre de la Vieille Charité. Comprising around a hundred works, the exhibition looks back over the entire artistic career of the Algerian artist Fatma Haddad, known by her pseudonym Baya.

Find out more about the exhibition “Baya. An Algerian heroine of modern art” exhibition

Trésors coupables – Pillages archéologiques en France et dans le bassin méditerranéen

16 December  2022 > 12 November  2023
Marseille History Museum
The exhibition “Guilty Treasures. Archaeological Looting in France and in the Mediterranean Basin” raises public awareness of the problem of looting and trafficking of cultural property.
Find out more about the Guilty Treasures exhibition

Anise Museum

Would you like to know the secrets of anise and its different uses? Come and visit the Mx Experience! This interactive, digital and innovative place.
Book your visit to the MX Experience

In the area of Marseille

Asia in fantasy. Stories of exoticism in the decorative arts in Provence in the 18th and 19th centuries

23 June 2023 > 19 May 2024
Château Borély – Museum of Decorative Arts, Earthenware and Fashion
It is this great attraction to Asian “exoticism” in Marseille and the surrounding region that the exhibition highlights through nearly 400 works from or inspired by a dream of Asia, from Turkey to Japan.
More about the Fantasy of Asia exhibition.

Steven & Spielberg – From Ordinary to Extraordinary

10 February 2023 > 5 November 2023
La Buzine, Maison des Cinématographies de la Méditerranée
An exhibition dedicated to the emblematic director and genius of the 7th art, Steven Spielberg. An exceptional scenography and fantastic reconstructions of Spielberg’s universe.
More about the Steven Spielberg exhibition

At Our Neighbours

Max Ernst, mondes magiques, mondes libérés

4 May 2023 > 8 October 2023
Hôtel de Caumont – Aix-en-Provence
This artist associated with the Dada movement and surrealism honours his close link with nature, play and magic. Discover this genius through this exhibition which reveals nearly 120 exceptional works.
More about the Max Ernst exhibition