Tintin in Provence a Feature Show at Carrières des Lumières
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Tintin in Provence a Feature Show at Carrières des Lumières

After a successful run in Paris, Tintin, The Immersive Adventure will arrive at Les Baux’s Carrières des Lumières on April 15. The Carrières des Lumières, run by Culturespaces, pioneered the concept of immersive art some years ago. It has been so successful that other sites opened worldwide, in fascinating spots …

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Must-See Marseille Venue Palais de la Bourse
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Must-See Marseille Venue for Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition brings 34 life-sized photos of his Sistine Chapel ceiling, one of mankind’s most outstanding artistic achievements, up close for what organizers call a ‘never-before-seen perspective.’ The location in Marseille is the Palais de la Bourse, down at the bottom of the Canebière. It is the …

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Spring Events in Provence
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Spring Events in Provence Discover What’s On 2023

Spring Events in Provence Springtime in Provence is lovely. As with most of the year, the sun shines brightly, but you should expect an odd rainstorm. Moisture in this period is critical for the grapes, olives, and almonds to start their growing cycles. You will see the apple, pear, apricot, …

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Carrières des Lumières 2023
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Visit Carrières des Lumières in 2023 for the Dutch Masters

This year’s main program at Carrières des Lumières (“Quarries of Light”) in Les Baux de Provence is “From Vermeer to Van Gogh, The Dutch Masters.” The works of Johannes Vermeer and Vincent Van Gogh will be featured, along with a series of painters from the Dutch Golden Age. Some of …

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Grotte Chauvet by Torchlight
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Grotte Chauvet a Chance to See the Prehistoric Art by Torchlight

The Grotte Chauvet 2 is one of the wonders of France. Called “the cave of forgotten dreams,” it is the near-perfect replica of a cave filled with paintings made more than 30,000 years ago—the oldest ever discovered. Not only is the art recreated, but the entire cave is replicated down …

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2023 Art Exhibits Provence
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Art Exhibits in Provence to See in 2023

As is the case, there are almost too many choices for art exhibits in Provence. The following list is not exhaustive, but some 2023 shows in Marseille’s museums and beyond. Let’s start in Marseille, where MUCEM continues with ‘Amités, creativité, collective’ until 13 February. Next up is ‘Alexandrie: Futurs anterieurs’ …

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Winter in Provence Events Calendar La Rotonde Christmas Aix-en-Provence
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Winter in Provence Events Calendar 2023

Winter Festivals and Events in Provence Winter in Provence. What are the colder months like in the South of France? Is it a good time to visit? So many images of the Provence and the Côte d’Azur are summer scenes with ribbons of blooming lavender fields, glasses of rosé with …

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Hotel de Caumont Yves Klein
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Hotel de Caumont in Aix Yves Klein Exhibition

The subject of the next exhibition at the Hotel Caumont, which starts in October, has been announced. The clue is in colour. It is a new look at the work of the internationally famous French artist Yves Klein. He is best known for his love of an intense shade of …

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Provence Fall Festivals 2022
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Provence Fall Festivals to Discover 2022 Events

Festivals and Fall Events in Provence Fall in Provence directs you towards a heartier menu. Enjoy meat (lamb, wild boar, taureaux, rabbit, fowl) roasted with herbes de Provence, root vegetables and delicious red wine blends. At this time of year, the hiking is fabulous, biking is possible, and golfers might …

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Lee Miller. Petersham on wool, Vogue Studio, London, England, 1944. © Lee Miller Archives, England, 2022.
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Celebrating Photography at Rencontres d’Arles and Lee Miller Show

‘Lee Miller Photographe Professionelle’  focuses on one of the most intense and productive periods in the life of this intriguing (*) American photographer (1907–1977). During the 1930s, she was a fashion model but moved behind the camera to head her studio in New York.  She specialised as a fashion and …

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