Musée cantonal des beaux-arts de Lausanne
02.06.2020 - 20.09.2020
Albert-Edgar Yersin (1905-1984), best known for his talent as an engraver, was first and foremost a master of the art and craft of drawing. A catalogue raisonné of over 1,800 of his works is currently underway. The exhibition showcases some of his most powerful creations, taken in large part from MCBA’s own major holdings of […]
Musée historique Lausanne
22.11.2019 - 28.06.2020
How did leisure activities, in the modern sense of the term, develop ? How should we distinguish between leisure and leisure activities ? Time off questions the concept of free time, showing its relationship with the value placed on work in industrial societies. As free time has progressively increased, it has opened up ever more varied opportunities for individual activities. This rich exhibition explores its many facets and its challenges.
Collection de l'Art Brut
29.11.2019 - 30.08.2020
The fourth Art Brut Biennial invites visitors to further discover the Lausanne museum's wealth of holdings, with an eye to the presence of theatre in Art Brut. Works by a selection of twenty-eight creators are presented through costumes, sculptures, drawings, paintings, photographs and cutouts. These portray various theatrical worlds, be they formal — several by Victorien Sardou come to mind — or contextual, for instance pieces by Helga Goetze. Moreover, the presentation of documents from the museum archival holdings in the form of films, sounds and images adds a further dimension to the selection on display, helping viewers understand the creative process behind the works.
Approximate duration : 2:30
A walk through the heart of the Cité or old town, weaving between historic stones and emblematic monuments. Your stroll will take in nearly a thousand years of history, revealing the various artistic and architectural expressions of local power.
Museums on the walking route