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For MPG2019 Musée Regards de Provence Delivers Food Art

Marseille’s super Musée Regards de Provence has been inspired by the MPG2019 Year of Gastronomy programme and is serving up two foodie exhibitions.

L’Art Mange l’Art (until October 31, 2019) has a wide range of contemporary works, all food-themed; there is some witty photography (eg behind the scenes in restaurants) and interesting paintings.

De la table aux tableaux

Climb the stair to the second floor for the more prominent ‘De La Table au Tableau’ (until September 22, 2019) exhibition, which draws on the foundation’s resources to bring together paintings from 19th-21st-century artists.

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Marseille Museé Regards de Provence Exterior

View of Cathedrale de la Major from Musée Regards de Provence

Preparing to Visit the Museum

Musée Regards de Provence (website)
Allée Regards de Provence
13002 Marseille
Tel: +33 (0)4 96 17 40 40

Parking: The closest parking is Parking Indigo Vieux-Port/Mucem and exit via Major/Regards de Provence.

Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10h to 18h (last entry 17:30h)

Tours: There is a free guided tour in French on Saturdays at 10:30 (minimum 6  people). Reservations are required. For English tours, they are available Tuesday through Saturday. Advance reservations are required for the English tours, and there is a small fee.

Don’t Miss:

The view from the Restaurant – Tea Room Regards Café on the museum’s top floor. Reservations are highly recommended for the main restaurant. There is also a take-out counter with a limited selection that you can eat on the outdoor terrace.

The 45-minute film about the original use of the building – Memory of the Sanitary Station.


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