Eyes wide open in Lyon

Attend private viewings, exhibitions, fairs and fine art auctions, if you'd like to glimpse what the art world has to offer in Lyon, we have everything you need.

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Adel Abdessemed + Collection + Artists in residence

From the 9th March to the 8th July 2018, MAC Lyon will be pulling out all the stops to give you the very best contemporary art has to offer.

By Eléonore Eléonore Delenne

Aqua, a Roman invention

Nestled in the hillside opposite the ancient site of Fourvière, the Musée Gallo-Romain is one of the more interesting museums to visit as a family...

By Isabelle Isabelle Fournet

Andy Warhol Ephemera

The Musée de l’Imprimerie et de la Communication graphique (Museum of Printing and Graphic Communication) welcomes the works of New-Yorker and iconic...

By Julie Julie Masson

Hugo Pratt

From the 7th of April 2018 to the 24th of March 2019, at the Musée des Confluences

By Isabelle Isabelle Fournet

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Exhibition: From Earth to stars

The Planetarium

What’s the daily life of an astronaut like Thomas Pesquet like in space? How are rockets and satellites launched into orbit?

Meeting, workshop | The vegetable, the new Grail of our plates?

Musée des Confluences

Two days of political, economic, health and well-being lighting on the relations between food and agriculture, from the basements of our fields to our...

Cultivate your city #2

Place des Archives

This festival, run by students in urban planning, questions the place of agriculture in the city and wishes to highlight local initiatives related to...

Tribute to Jacques Truphémus (1922-2017)

Fine Arts Museum

From 17th of February to 23rd of April 2018, the Musée des Beaux-arts (Museum of Fine Arts) in Lyon will pay tribute to this famous local painter.

Festiculture

Eurexpo - Parc des Expositions

Festiculture is the meeting with Turkish culture. Discover all the facets of Turkey: art, culture, gastronomy, tourism, trade ...

Lyon BD Festival

Divers lieux en centre ville

Lyon BD Festival gathers the whole universe of the 9th art around varied and original events for BD LIVE ever, ever alive! Cinemas, museums,...

Adel Abdessemed: The antidote

Modern Art Musem(MAC)

Over two floors of the museum, Adel Abdessemed presents a selection of works never before shown in France, as well as a number of new creations,...

Collection

Modern Art Musem(MAC)

A selection of artworks from the Museum of Contemporary Art collection: from painting to digital, or vice versa.

Andy Warhol Ephemera

The Museum of Printing and Graphic Communication

The Musée de l’Imprimerie et de la Communication graphique (Museum of Printing and Graphic Communication) welcomes the works of New-Yorker and iconic...

The European Heritage Days

Lieux divers

Every year, you are invited to visit public buildings, museums, castles or private homes free of charge. The theme of the 35th European Heritage Days...

Under cobblestones vine

The Palais de la Bourse

Head down on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of November 2018 for the 5th edition of the Lyon contemporary and natural wine show. 

Salon MineraLyon

Espace Tête d'Or - Centre de Congrès

Showcases of the finest minerals and fossils, precious stones and meteorites gathered around the world, the must of collections are presented by...

Salon des Aquarellistes Lyonnais

Espace Berthelot - Centre Berthelot

Organised by the Lyon Cultural Association "Société des Aquarellistes Lyonnais", many artits are gathered in this painting fair giving pride of place...

Hugo Pratt

Confluence Museum

From the 7th of April 2018 to the 24th of March 2019, at the Musée des Confluences

La Fête des Feuilles

Quartier Croix-Rousse

 Past event

Le Bonheur de deviner peu à peu (‘The joy of guessing your way round’)

Modern Art Musem(MAC)

 Past event

Seven works assembled as a puzzle: Eduardo Basualdo, Cai Guo-Qiang, Ilya Kabakov, ORLAN, Jean-Luc Parant, Mel Ramos, Tavares Strachan.

Le sport européen à l’épreuve du nazisme

Resistance and Deportation History Centre (CHRD)

 Past event

The museum presents an exhibition on the history of Olympic games from Berlin to London (1936-1948) through twenty athletic careers disrupted by the...