On Museums Night shall we visit a museum outside Paris? On Saturday May 2017, be ready for a change of scenery and let’s go discover museums in Essonne!
Not less than 3,000 French museums took part in European Museums Night 2016 and over 2 million visitors answered the call. This year, thousands of activities are organized within the participating museums (concerts, guided tours, screenings, performances...).
For museum regulars or unusual enthusiasts, Museums Night also offers the opportunity to visit unusual places. To help you making the right choice, here is our selection among the nicest museums in Essonne:
- Musée Paul Delouvrier (Evry)
On Museums Night, Musée Paul Delouvrier invites you to discover Thierry Penneteau’s exhibition called "Voyage en noir et blanc" (Trip in black and white), a collection of the artist’s travel pictures across the world from Africa to Asia including Middle-East.
- Château de Dourdan
For Museums Night, the Château de Dourdan, which is also a museum, opens its doors until late in the day. Grab this chance to learn more about fashion at the Middle-Ages, the theme of the current exhibition.
- Musée intercommunale d’Etampes
Museums Night offers the opportunity to discover the Estampes Biennale, an exhibition featuring ceramic and a showcase of Petit Prince d’Etampes pupils’ works within the city hall rooms.
- Musée Robert Dubois – Corneau (Brunoy)
Museums Night 2017 invites itself at the Musée Robert Dubois – Corneau at Brunoy (91) for an evening dedicated to… straw! Come on Saturday May 20, 2017 to know more!
- Maison-atelier de Léonard Foujita
The Maison-atelier Foujita, located in Villiers-le Bâcle in Essonne, takes part in Museums Night on Saturday May 20, 2017. It will offer guided tours provided with sign language.
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