Exposition temporaire Musée J. Cocteau

Exhibition: Le Bastion, from Honoré II to Jean Cocteau

Cultural, Exhibition in Menton

  • The Musée du Bastion presents works from the historical collections and Séverin Wunderman. On the occasion of the restoration of the Bastion, an exhibition tracing its history over four centuries of existence is dedicated to it in its own walls.

  • This new hanging proposes a historical and visual route of the Bastion from its creation in the seventeenth century by Prince Honoré II to its transformation into a museum in the 1960s by Jean Cocteau: representations in painting and drawing through the eras, old and modern photographs stand alongside the poet’s project studies in Menton. The exhibition presents documents and works from the municipal archives of the city of Menton, the Fine Arts Museum of the Palace of Carnolès, the Regional...
    This new hanging proposes a historical and visual route of the Bastion from its creation in the seventeenth century by Prince Honoré II to its transformation into a museum in the 1960s by Jean Cocteau: representations in painting and drawing through the eras, old and modern photographs stand alongside the poet’s project studies in Menton. The exhibition presents documents and works from the municipal archives of the city of Menton, the Fine Arts Museum of the Palace of Carnolès, the Regional Prehistory Museum of Menton, the departmental archives of the Alpes-Maritimes as well as private collections.
  • Environment

    • Town location
    • Close to a public transportation
  • Spoken languages

    • English
Services
  • Accessibility

    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
Schedules

Schedules

  • From May 24, 2021 until September 20, 2021
    Closed On Tuesday
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