New cultural season: exhibitions in Lausanne
Lausanne positively sparkles with the intensity of its cultural activities and bristles with exhibitions of every kind and always of superb quality. Whether traditional or quirky, in the great museums or in more intimate surroundings, painting, photography, modern art, design, architecture or sculpture have pride of place in Lausanne. Let yourself be guided...
Collection de l'Art Brut
11.11.2016 - 19.02.2017
Eugène Gabritschevsky (1893-1979) was born in Moscow. He studied biology, going on to specialize in genetics. Thereafter, he suffered certain mental disorders, for which he was interned in a psychiatric hospital in 1931. He devoted the next forty years to creating five thousand paintings and drawings, using a variety of techniques at hand.
In parallel to our temporary exhibitions, we invite visitors to discover the works of a number of self-taught creators on display in the museum’s Permanent Collection. Outcasts of a society against which they rebel, or whose collective norms and values they resist, these Art Brut authors invent their own techniques, based on often unprecedented means and materials.
Espace des Inventions
24.11.2015 - 30.12.2016
Most of the objects we use daily to travel or to defend ourselves were actually invented in the Middle Ages. An interactive exhibition shows you how objects, such as glasses, paper, compass or the printing process were made. The Middle Ages are not just about old castles!
Le monde d'Hergé
15.09.2016 - 08.01.2017
For the second time, mudac partners with the BDFIL festival and welcomes Hergé as its guest of honour. For this exhibition, mudac worked in collaboration with the Hergé Museum in Louvain-la-Neuve, creator of the project. Featuring original drawings, archives, photographs and unpublished work, the exhibition revisits the world of the master of line drawing and reveals it in all its depth.
Carte blanche à Constance Guisset
14.09.2016 - 15.01.2017
The carte blanche given by mudac to the industrial designer Constance Guisset will be an ode to colour in which she recreates two symmetrical apartments, furnished in an almost identical way, one in grey and black, the other in colour. Playing on surprise, this installation is intended to show that colour is one of the essential tools to date and give life to collections. After the rigour of line drawing, the choice of colour shades challenges lines and manipulates the eye to immerse in a unique field of sensations.
Musée d'art de Pully
Musée cantonal d'archéologie et d'histoire
From the end of the Ice Age to the Bronze Age - From the Celts to Modern Times
Fifteen thousand years of prehistory and twenty centuries of history are presented through a selection of typical objects and scale models or full-sized reconstructions.
Visitors can choose thematic explanations accessible either in the form of videos or slide shows on large screens.
Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts
Musée cantonal de géologie
16.09.2016 - 19.03.2017
Copper, this orange metal, is hidden everywhere: in our walls and on our roofs, in our computers and our diet, in the blue pigment of pictures and in metal of trumpets and cymbals. The Geological Museum of Lausanne offers a discovery of this strange yet essential material.
Musée cantonal de zoologie
Parasites, the scratching exhibition
22.09.2016 - 31.08.2017
Parasitism exists in the whole living. A fascinating scientific exhibition, which will make you discover the world of the parasites and their hosts.
If I say the word "parasite", you see a tiny creature and instantly you start scratching ! But what does this word mean for a biologist ? This exhibition, accompanied by various activities, is the opportunity to discover a fascinating field of research and deal with subjects as diverse as ethology , evolution and animal adaptation to climate change.
Musée de l'Elysée
20.09.2016 - 08.01.2017
The exhibition comprises between 150 and 200 pieces. The selection presents his vast photographic production: from original silver prints to color productions in the form of projections. The negatives, preliminary tests, prints and contact sheets demonstrate the graphic artist’s creative process. Original posters, album covers and publications, along with his films, complete the collection and give an idea of the diversity of his work.
Martin Kollar, Provisional Arrangement
20.09.2016 - 08.01.2017
Like in a road movie, Martin Kollar stalks situations where uncertainty creeps between unexpected, often unusual scenes photographed in the course of his wanderings. Deviating from a purely documentary practice, the Slovak photographer captures the moments where two opposing temporalities, the permanent and the ephemeral, clash. His pictures reveal these moments of transition and are intended to «fill in the gap, and build in the interstices» of reality. By focusing his attention on these visual inconsistencies and nonsense, the artist creates another dimension of reality that results in a strange world where absurdity is manifested but also the poetry of everyday life.
Musée de la main UNIL-CHUV
14.09.2016 - 23.04.2017
Fear: friend or foe?
How does fear develop in the brains of humans and animals? How does it express itself physically? Everyone knows what fear feels like but we do not know much about its inner mechanisms. This interactive and fun exhibition encourages us to revise our negative view about this emotion, which deserves our sympathy.
Musée monétaire cantonal
Lay your money down!
The Money Museum is having a facelift! The Exhibition Hall will reopoen its doors in December 2015 with a permanent exhibition entitled "This way to the money!".
This new exhibition show the links between money and the economy. Composed of a central module and several thematic and chronological units, it presents monetary objects from the Vaudois patrimony, among others, put into the context of their discovery.
Le Musée Olympique
13.10.2016 - 07.05.2017
The programme devoted to stadiums, this emblematic construction of the Games and the city hosting them, acknowledges human creativity.
The evolution of the stadium from Antiquity to the present day, its impact on the city, and its social role outside the Games are all elements that are addressed through the exhibition and the products that go with it. The aim is to invite the public to make the stadium their own, and take part in the adventure of a building which is now part of the legacy of the Games.