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MUSEUMS IN AIX



Cezanne painting - La Bastide d'Alix



In Aix-en-Provence, museums and art centres are numerous and essential. Throughout the year, they host numerous exhibitions, both permanent and temporary. More than places of knowledge and sharing, they are sometimes historic buildings, outdoor experiences, or architectural works.




Art Centre of the Hôtel Caumont in Aix en Provence - La Bastide d'Alix



The Art Center of the Hôtel Caumont, located in an 18th century mansion, houses temporary and permanent exhibitions. End your visit with lunch or tea in the beautiful restored historic lounges, or in the French-style gardens. 
Granet museum in Aix en Provence - La Bastide d'Alix



The Granet Museum is a museum of fine arts, archaeology and decorative art. The chapel of the White Penitents, listed as historical monuments, located nearby, presents works of the twentieth century (paintings by Pablo Picasso, Paul Cézanne, Claude Monet...)
Cezanne's studio - La Bastide d'Alix



The Cezanne's workshop is the birthplace of dozens of works painted by the artist from 1902 until his death, today preserved in the world’s great museums. Discover this workshop of light that houses his work equipment, still lifes, objects that were dear to him.
Cathedral of Saint Sauveur in Aix en Provence - La Bastide d'Alix



The Saint Sauveur Cathedral, located in the centre of Aix, is a Roman Catholic cathedral with a multitude of architectural styles. The cloister next to the cathedral is a fine example of Provençal Romanesque architecture and is remarkable for its fine columns.

CONTEMPORARY ART / DECORATION





SMART , Mediterranean contemporary art fair in Aix en Provence, 5 days in May. 200 artists, 25 galleries


Contemporary Art Strolls in the gardens of Aix on a September weekend
MAC , museum of contemporary art in Marseilles and its 800 works, the essence of art since the second half of the twentieth century. A colorful visit !
PAC , the spring of contemporary art in Marseille, the weekend of the ascent

Vasarely Provence Foundation in Aix en Provence - La Bastide d'Alix



Vasarely Foundation

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of optical art in the heart of the imagined luminokinetic building, designed and financed by Victor Vasarely. Centre bringing together urban planners, architects and visual artists through 44 monumental works
Chateau la Coste - La Bastide d'Alix



Château La Coste

Art and architecture centre in the heart of a wine estate in Puy Sainte Réparade (20 minutes from Eguilles). Meet the installations and works of art developed in situ by the invited artists and architects
Salon déco vivre côté sud in  Aix en Provence - La Bastide d'Alix



Vivre Côté Sud exhibition from 3 to 6 June 2022

The Vivre Côté Sud exhibition will take you to the Jourdan Park in Aix-en-Provence, from June 3 to 6, 2022, around a beautiful edition with the theme «Terres d'expression».


From Provence or the Riviera to all the lands of the Mediterranean basin, the Maisons Côté Sud style expresses the essence and spirit of the Mediterranean, developing well beyond our borders a taste for the art of living "Made in Mediterranean".
Ideas for the home, decoration, garden, flavors, lifestyle: the living room South side is, for 4 days, the living illustration of the magazine in a place of charm, in the open air. It offers a concentration of ideas, original creations, objects and high-quality productions around a different theme each year. An appointment not to be missed !

MUSIC FESTIVALS





The Aix-en-Provence Easter Festival of Classical Music from 8 to 24 April 2022




The Aix-en-Provence International Opera Festival from 4 to 22 July 2022



The International Piano Festival of La Roque d'Anthéron from July 22 to August 19, 2022


For 40 years, the International Piano Festival of La Roque d'Anthéron has established itself as an exceptional anchor in the world musical and pianistic landscape. If the sites of the Festival have been diversifying for several years, the Parc du Château de Florans remains the high place of these unclassifiable interviews where all the creations are confronted: classical, contemporary... all the styles: jazz, electronic... and all the artists: young talents as well as the greatest international performers. The acoustic qualities of this stage, ideal for piano recitals as well as for concertos and other symphonies, only increase the charms of this mythical and magical garden, which carries all the history of the Château de Florans.
Programme to be published shortly