Contemporary Creation Encounters, 20 years is celebrated !!! In and out of the walls

Martigues - Peinture - In April - Dates and program to be confirmed - Free

Event cancelled:Coronavirus

Event canceled.
For 20 years now with the arrival of spring, the "Contemporary Creation Meetings" have been reborn. 20 years of existence, more than 150 professional sculptors and visual artists from all regions of France and sometimes even from abroad, for a curious audience eager to discover new artists, new emotions.
A single watchword authenticity in creation.

To celebrate this event, take advantage throughout April of an artistic journey "inside and outside the walls".
- From April 3 to 12 at the Salle de l'Aigalier: inaugural exhibition, with the guests of honor from previous Meetings.
* On the occasion of the opening, Friday April 3, attend a performance by Benjamin Carbonne who will produce a large format work live and the musical performance by Sibongile M Bambo, South African singer who will offer her voice to refined interbreeding .
* Saturday April 4 at 4 p.m .: carte blanche to Claude Darras, art and literature critic.
* Artist workshops for adults led by Catherine Ducreux / free and limited, registration on 06 32 50 85 66.

- From April 17 to 26 at the Salle de l'Aigalier: exhibition "20 years, 20 favorites".
Opening Friday April 17 with a few surprises.
Artist workshops for children (from 6 years old) led by Myriam Rétif / free and limited, registration on 06 61 18 80 27.

- From April 3 to 26, in various places: "Sculptures in freedom", you can enjoy them all April, it will be an excellent opportunity to stroll through the city to discover "Large Format sculptures".
Jean Claude Guerri, in the courtyard of the Théâtre des Salins.
Stéphane Carbonne, in the hall of the Théâtre des Salins and the hall of the Louis Aragon Media Library.
Laurent Beaumont, in the courtyard of the island.
Nicole Brousse, in the courtyard of the Pablo Picasso site.
Dominique Le Filous, in the hall of the Pablo Picasso site.
Clauda, ​​in the hall of the town hall.

- The 4 weekends of April "The presences of Joël Bast, the unusual in the street", the artist in residence will install his sculptures on a human scale in the heart of the 3 districts of the city.

No admission charge

  • Free
  • Public car park

Information provided by OT Martigues

  • Organiser

    Passerelle d'artistes
    5 allée Des criquets
    13500 Martigues

  • Lieux

    Salle de l'Aigalier
    Place Du 8 Mai 1945
    13500 Martigues

  • Phone

    • 06 11 36 01 42
  • Fax

    04 42 49 20 56

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