The First Weekend of the Month

© Mike Sommer

During the First Weekend of the Month, discover various activities, workshops and free tours at the Musée de l'Elysée. Moreover, meet the mobile Education Department representatives in our exhibition areas on Saturday 2pm–5pm and Sunday 11am–5pm (in partnership with the UNIL).

 

First Saturday of the month

On the first Saturday of the month, the Musée de l'Elysée invites you to visit the exhibition René Burri, Explosions of Sight during a guided tour offered. Guided tour at 4pm. Free and without registration.

Saturday January 4 : guided tour with an English-speaking guide.

Saturday February 1 : guided tour with Marc Donnadieu, exhibition curator and the museum’s chief curator.  

Saturday, March 7 :  guided tour with Mélanie Bétrisey, curator and supervisor of the René Burri Collection.

Saturday, April 4 : guided tour in German with Stephan Holenstein, an Education Department representative.

Saturday, May 2 : guided tour with Marc Donnadieu, exhibition curator and the museum’s chief curator.  

 

Sundays behind the scenes

Every first Sunday of the month, the museum invites you to “Sundays behind the scenes” from 2pm-5pm, an event for all and without registration.

At 3pm : the Conservations & Collections Teams will tell you stories about the collections’ history.

Sunday, January 5
Tell me more about your collection
Meet Nora Mathys, head of the Collections Department

Sunday, February 2
Abra-cadre-abra
Meet Michèle Guibert, exhibition technician

Sunday, March 8
Artworks and children first !
Meet Carole Sandrin, head of preventive conservation

Sunday, April 5
Deep down in the archives, René Burri… 
Meet Mélanie Bétrisey, curator of the exhibition and supervisor of the René Burri Collection

Sunday, May 3
Tell me more about your collection
With Nora Mathys, head of the Collections Department

 

Mobile Education (in partnership with the UNIL, University of Lausanne)

From 2020: Meet mobile Education Department representatives in our exhibition areas on Saturday 2pm–5pm and Sunday 11am–5pm.