Courbet spent the last years of his life near the shores of Lake Geneva, painting, exhibiting his work and taking an interest in Swiss artistic and political life. This exhibition reconsiders this period in the artist’s career, neglected by art history, and measures his impact on the artistic scene of the country. It is part of the “Season Courbet” organised by the Beyeler Foundation and the MAH.
- Basel Rheinfelden
- Lake Geneva Geneva, Lausanne, Vevey, Gryon
- Eastern Switzerland / Liechtenstein Braunwald, Unterwasser
- Graubünden Chur, Churwalden, Arosa, Fanas, St.Moritz, Laax-Cons
- Tessin Aurigeno
- Bern Bern, Langnau i. E.
- Bernese Oberland Lauterbrunnen, Interlaken, Grindelwald, Gimmelwald
- Zurich Zurich, Winterthur,
- Valais Champéry, Brig/Rothwald
- Lucerne Wassen, Lucerne, Hospental, Schwyz
- Jura & three-lakes Biel
Concerts, dance, art shows, theater events and other performances are featured throughout the duration of the festival. During 16 days discover international artists or local artists in different places.
Often regarded as being on the borderline between documentary and fiction, the work of Joachim Koester explores, through photography and video, the grey area between conscious and the unconscious. A new video co-produced by the Centre is presented in a large architectural installation and a wide selection of his photographic work is spotlighted.
The last instalment in the trilogy devoted to palm trees, Ethnopalms tackles in a new presentation the extraordinary relationship between people and this emblematic plant family. Weaving, construction, food, medicine and symbolism are all ethnobotanical themes underlying this exhibition rich in objects and illustrations.
She gives courses to transmit this tradition. In this training stage, you will learn the technique of papercutting with scissors and cutter, you will create your drawing and you will leave with your own papercutting.
On the programm : visit of the "Musée du Vieux Pays-d'Enhaut" and the files of the Swiss association of papercutting in Blackenburg (BE), where beautiful old work.
Alain Emery – winegrower-cellarman – invites you to a winetasting with appetizers in the heart of the vineyards. It follows a short tour of the estate where you will learn all about his day to day work tending vines and treating wines.
The craftsman will hold their stall, the wine makers will be happy to make you taste their specialities, a climbing wall will also be there for the little ones !
The paragliders will make you vibrate in rhythm of their figures
Music : DJ Smiley will be putting a good atmosphere, the "Montagnarde" BrassBand, 10 bagpipes and a free concert of CATILLON during the evening !
Important competition for all choral art lovers. Open to children's and adult's choirs.
In order to celebrate the national day, the city of Geneva offers a diversified programme of animations in Grange's Park.
During 3 days, the MàD Club Geneva will turn into a Jamaican yard. External lounge for the late afternoons and concerts and clubbing all night long with the best the island has to offer: food, drinks, and obviously what makes the Caribbean what they are, the music, with, live in concert, stars like Beenie Man, Mad Cobra, Ward 21,...