ART AND CULTURE

WILDLIFE BY DENIS ASCH 20 SEPTEMBER 2019

Denis Asch, watchmaker and photographer, gathered in the hotel during his exhibition "Wildlife" from 20 to 22 September, about fifty animal photos, the African bush. The sale is in favor of Care for Wild, the world's largest orphanage of rhinos, based in South Africa. Its founder, Petronel Nieuwoudt, will be present during the 4 days of the event.

METAMORPHOSES 10 May 2019 - 16 Feb 2020

Ovid’s masterpiece, Metamorphoses, is a rich subject for a theme-based presentation of the fi ne arts collections linked to Antiquity. This epic poem runs deep through Western culture, both on a literary and an iconographic level, but also invites us to examine the creative process.

THE FAIRY TALE FACTORY 17 May 2019 - 05 Jan 2020

Once upon a time… We all know stories beginning with these four words. From Finland to Greece, from Spain to the Alps, tales are part of our common cultural heritage. It is this world, at the same time very familiar and utterly fantastical, that the MEG explores in its new exhibition. On crossing the threshold, visitors find themselves propelled into a surprising atmosphere where the stories are lived as a sensory experience.

LEONARDO EN PERSPECTIVE 18 Dec 2019 - 20 Feb 2020

Considered a universal spirit, Leonardo da Vinci is best known for his painting, engineering ideas and interest in the natural sciences. But many other fields have aroused the insatiable curiosity of this genius. On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of his death, the University of Geneva's exhibition presents less well-known aspects of his work, such as his contributions to earth sciences, music and mathematics.

CITÉ DU TEMPS

The Cité du Temps in Geneva offers a timeless interlude through original art exhibitions, a gallery dedicated to Swatch or simply relaxing with a drink.

MARTIN BODMER FOUNDATION

A museum that is unique in all the world with an inestimable heritage. Testimonies to humankind’s greatest intellectual and spiritual advances are brought together as part of this permanent collection: papyrus, medieval manuscripts, autographs, incunabula, first editions and art editions, archaeological documents and drawings.

LE GLOBE DE LA SCIENCE ET DE L'INNOVATION - CERN

THE OLYMPIC MUSEUM

Would you like to relive a few of the great moments from the olympics? To buzz with the champions? The world of the games in all its dimensions is open to you.

MUSEUM OF ART AND HISTORY

The Museum of Art and History invites you to join a journey through time. Inaugurated in 1910, it features some of the greatest museums in switzerland, with collections of archaeology, applied and fine art in particular.

MUSEUM OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART (MAMCO)

For enlightened amateurs or beginners in the realm of modern and contemporary art, mamco is the biggest, the youngest and most contemporary art museum in switzerland. Its work is based on a collection of some 4,000 works, of which it owns one third.

ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM

Geneva’s ethnographic museum groups one of the two most important ethnographic collections in switzerland. Through its reference exhibitions and temporary scenographies, the museum tackles the diversity of cultures and the richness of their differences.

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

Geneva, home of the Red Cross, shelters the only museum devoted to the work of Henry Dunant. emotion, discovery, reflection: the museum’s permanent exhibition offers a unique introductory experience to humanitarian activities.

International Museum of the Reformation

The reformation turned the history of europe upside down. created in 2005, thanks to a wonderful collection of objects, paintings, books and manuscripts, the international museum of the reformation exhibits living traces of christianity’s key religious movement. An interesting way to discover a piece of Geneva’s history.

PATEK PHILIPPE MUSEUM

Treat yourself to an experience encompassing 500 years of watch history at the patek philippe museum in plainpalais. founded in 2001, the museum houses the most prestigious watchmaking creations by the geneva brand’s master watchmakers, along with an extraordinary collection of watches, musical automata and enamel from the 16th to the 19th centuries and from geneva, switzerland and europe. It is also home to a library that is entirely devoted to watchmaking.

MICROCOSM-CERN

Discover the world of the cern, its unusual experiments and its monumental accelerator complex, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Meet the scientists who build and pilot these extraordinary machines.

MAISON TAVEL

The Maison Tavel is the oldest private house conserved in geneva! destroyed by a fire in 1334, this residence was rebuilt by the noble genevan tavel family, which endowed the house with its distintive character as an urban manion. transformed into a museum in 1986, it offers a chance to discover the urban evolution of the city, along with the different aspects of the past life of its inhabitants.

WILDLIFE BY DENIS ASCH 20 SEPTEMBER 2019

Denis Asch, watchmaker and photographer, gathered in the hotel during his exhibition "Wildlife" from 20 to 22 September, about fifty animal photos, the African bush. The sale is in favor of Care for Wild, the world's largest orphanage of rhinos, based in South Africa. Its founder, Petronel Nieuwoudt, will be present during the 4 days of the event.

METAMORPHOSES 10 May 2019 - 16 Feb 2020

Ovid’s masterpiece, Metamorphoses, is a rich subject for a theme-based presentation of the fi ne arts collections linked to Antiquity. This epic poem runs deep through Western culture, both on a literary and an iconographic level, but also invites us to examine the creative process.

THE FAIRY TALE FACTORY 17 May 2019 - 05 Jan 2020

Once upon a time… We all know stories beginning with these four words. From Finland to Greece, from Spain to the Alps, tales are part of our common cultural heritage. It is this world, at the same time very familiar and utterly fantastical, that the MEG explores in its new exhibition. On crossing the threshold, visitors find themselves propelled into a surprising atmosphere where the stories are lived as a sensory experience.

LEONARDO EN PERSPECTIVE 18 Dec 2019 - 20 Feb 2020

Considered a universal spirit, Leonardo da Vinci is best known for his painting, engineering ideas and interest in the natural sciences. But many other fields have aroused the insatiable curiosity of this genius. On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of his death, the University of Geneva's exhibition presents less well-known aspects of his work, such as his contributions to earth sciences, music and mathematics.