The museum is closed for installation until January 28.
Upcoming exhibition January 29 - May 3.
Opening on the Tuesday, January 28 at 6pm.
Prix Elysée 4th edition
Call for applications
The Prix Elysée is back in 2020 for its fourth edition! The call for applications is open until March 9, 2020. The Prix Elysée is an international prize for supporting photographic production that encourages mid-career photographers or artists to develop a new project on the subject of their choice. The Prix Elysée is made possible thanks to the support of its main partner, Parmigiani Fleurier, the museum's exclusive watchmaking partner.
Art For All
Photographs to Touch
Convinced that access to art is a fundamental right, the Musée de l’Élysée has created an innovative project aimed at making photography accessible to blind audiences. Around thirty important works from the Museum’s collections have been transcribed into tactile images and posted online, making them accessible to blind audiences worldwide.
Viewing and images request
Due to the temporary closure of the museum between October 2020 and October 2021 and the work required to move our Collections, requests for research, loans or reproductions of images for publication are suspended until May 22, 2019 onwards. We thank you very much for your understanding.
Opening of the exhibition "René Burri, Explosions of Sight"
January 28, 2020
We are pleased to invite you to the opening of the exhibition René Burri, Explosions of Sight on Tuesday, January 28, 2020! Curated from the artist’s archives, conserved by the Musée de l’Elysée for the René Burri Foundation, this exhibition...
More than a game!
December 12, 2019
The exhibition More than a game! presents 36 photographs to highlight different themes, times, and places in relation to sport. Some of the photographers are well-known figures such as Alexandre Rodchenko, Ella Maillart, Monique Jacot or Raymond...
Humanitarian Principles. Here & Now
December 04, 2019
In December 2019, over 3000 delegates from all over the world will convene in Geneva for the 33rd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, Act today, shape tomorrow, at the International Conference Center Geneva. Held every two years, this conference provides a unique opportunity for States, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and key partners to come together to explore current and future challenges within the humanitarian world, as well as the unique role that the Movement, alongside States, has in addressing them.
The Future Museum at PLATEFORME 10
By the Fall of 2021, the City of Lausanne and the Canton of Vaud will see three of their flagship cultural institutions brought together on a single site. The Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Design and Contemporary Applied Arts (mudac) and the Musée de l’Elysée. Read more