Showing posts with label Art. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Art. Show all posts

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Jazz at Cri du Port 4 October - HKBM Orchestra

It's the start of the festival Jazz sur la Ville, with 30 events in 20 venues across Marseille between 4 and 26 October.

The Cri du Port starts the proceedings with a performance by the HKBM Orchestra, big band jazz. It starts at 8:30pm and costs12€

If you arive at 7pm you can particpiate in the opening of the exhibition of paintings by Brazilian Painter Fabio Cerqueira alias Binho. The exhibition lasts until 4 November.





Friday, 28 September 2012

Open Air Party, Palais Longchamp 30 September

The Association Aires Libres has got together with Marsatac to give you a day out for the family in the gardens of the Palais Longchamp. There will be children's theatre, music (for children and adults), art workshops, modelling, music mixing for beginners and activities too numerous to mention. From 10am to 7pm. Entry is free and a good time is guaranteed.


Friday, 15 June 2012

Festival Time Le Panier 15 & 16 June

It's in the open air. It's free and the sun is shining. Cant think of a reason not to go to Le Panier and see what's going on. They have art, music, boules competitions and processions. On Friday at 9:45 it the Panier's time to celebrate lighting the fire of Saint John (le feu de Saint Jean) accompanied by Irish/Celtic band Phoçair. On Saturday there's a Sardinade at lunchtime and Susheela Raman (Tamil/UK) and Tchanelas (festive Rumba) in the evening. Go along and enjoy. Details are on the Fete du Panier website


Friday, 25 May 2012

Art in the Open Air 24 May to 3 June

The artists have taken over the gardens of the Maison Blanche (mairie of the 9 and 10 arrondissements) as part of the 4th Festival of Ephemeral Art. There are trees that weep, rhinos sleeping, words growing in the grass and lots more to feed your imagination. 19 artists have taken part, in partnership with selected students from the Ecole Supérieur d'Art et de Design Marseille-Méditerranée.


The gardens are open from 10 am to 6pm every day. The Maison Blanche is at 150 Boulevard Paul Claudel, Metro line 2 to Dromel then bus 16 or 16S to Claudel Mairie des 9 et 10 or Vallon de Toulouse.

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Contemporary Art (and music) in Spring Part 2, 20 May

As part of the Spring of Contemporary Art, the American Gallery is opening a new exhibition on Sunday 20 May.  It features the work of David Scher.  The opening is from 2 - 7pm with a performance at 3pm by American Composer and banjo player Paul Ellwood. The exhibition continues until July 7 so if you can't make it to the opening, ring and arrange a visit to what promises to be an interesting exhibition in a beautiful location.

Notes by David Scher

Paul Ellwood

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Contemporary Art in Spring Part 1, 17-19 May


Heigh-Ho, Heigh Ho (on rentre au boulot!), Thierry Lagalia
The fourth Printemps de l'Art Contemporain (Spring of Contemporary Art) is called Sous le Sable, Beneath the Sand. It is organised by Marseille Expos and is a three day contemporary art festival with exhibitions all over the city.  It is organised around three art tours with openings, performances and lectures, featuring
Vieux Port/Panier to Belsunce on 17 May
 Longchamp/Belle de Mai on 18 May
La Plaine Cours Julien and Préfecture on 19 May. 
The galleries are open 3pm to 7pm with "nocturnes" up to 10pm on the featured day. Entry is free. You can download a plan showing the location of the galleries from the Marseille Expos website.

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Cari Gonzalez-Casanova at American Gallery 5 February

Tree Houses, a project for 2013 with Julien Montfort
Your last chance to see the installation created by Carli Gonzalez-Casanova at the American Gallery. For this exhibition the artist shows a collection of her objects and drawings. It includes a maquette of the project 'Tree Houses' proposed for Marseille-Provence 2013 with the architect Julien Montfort.

You are invited to the closure of the exhibition at 2pm on Sunday 5 February.

Thursday, 5 January 2012

Joris Branduas exhibition opening 10 January

If you go along to the Galerie Meyer 10 rue Fort Notre Dame (behind the Vieux Port, bus no. 83) at around 7pm on 10 January you can take part in the opening of the exhibition of Joris Branduas' work. If you cant make it the exhibition continues until 31 January.


Thursday, 22 December 2011

Christmas Art Fair 22 and 23 December

Still looking for that special present for someone? Fancy treating yourself? Just want a break? In the Gallery Hors-Les-Murs/HLM at 20 rue Saint Antoine (tram stop Place Sadi Carnot) the Christmas art fair continues until 6pm on Friday 23. If you're there at the end you can start your Christmas with a wee vin chaud. The fair is selling a variety of art work, books and original presents at reasonable prices. Everything on show comes from local galleries.

Friday, 16 December 2011

Christmas market with a difference 17 and 18 December

Still haven't found that ideal present? Why not try this market, you're sure to find something original. It's at Cours Julien (metro line 2 Notre Dame du Mont) Saturday and Sunday 17/18 December.



Thursday, 3 November 2011

Playing with Fire, November 4

Friday, 4th of November sees the opening of a video installation entitled "For whom, for what, do we burn?" (Pour qui, pour quoi, brûlons-nous ?) by Dominik Barbier at the Espace Culture - 42 La Canebière 13001 Marseille.

Men on Fire
Apparently, Dominik Barbier has always been fascinated by playing with fire - why not go along and give it a try, it starts at 18.00 and it is free.

Monday, 31 October 2011

Max Charloven exhibition at American Gallery until 3 November

The Max Charloven exhibition is at the American Gallery of Contemporary Art until Thursday 3 November. You are invited to the closure of the exhibition at 6pm at the gallery. If you'd like to go then (or before then) to see what Max Charloven has done in the gallery and the garden, the gallery contact details are here

The garden and inside the American Gallery


Monday, 17 October 2011

Experience Marseille Differently, Nocturnes 20 October

From 6pm to 10pm on 20 October the Quartiers des Antiquaires will welcome you to browse the antique and art shops. It's around rue Edmond Rostand (metro line 1 Prefecture) and you'll find little treasures like the one below at Studio 19.

Boxes Fall


Friday, 30 September 2011

Art sale weekend 1 and 2 October

144 Marseille artists will be selling their work on the ground floor of Immeuble Communica,  2 place François Mireur (next to the Centre Bourse-metro line 1 Vieux Port). Go and browse, you might find just what you're looking for.