The Architectonic Centre in Aix-en-Provence is the core of Vasarely’s scientific and cultural project : this 5,000 m² lumino-kinetic building is the result of 16 hexagonal modules interlinked in a gigantic construction set. It was labelled Musée de France in 2020.

The Architectonic Centre in Aix-en-Provence is the core of Vasarely’s scientific and cultural project : this 5,000 m² lumino-kinetic building is the result of 16 hexagonal modules interlinked in a gigantic construction set. It was labelled Musée de France in 2020.

Programme

50 ans de Futur : L’art sera trésor commun ou ne sera pas

The exhibition presents through a rich collection of archival documents, original works, texts and photographs, the circumstances of the creation of the Vasarely Foundation, the didactic museum of Gordes and the construction of the Architectonic Centre of Aix-en-Provence, inaugurated in 1976. The exhibition focuses on the Architectonic Centre, the second part of the Vasarely Foundation, a place for the demonstration of the plastic language for new cities and the "polychrome city of happiness".

Exhibition curators: Pierre Vasarely and Pascale Girard

Access

Every day : 10am - 6pm

1, avenue Marcel-Pagnol
13090 Aix-en-Provence
+33 (0)4 42 20 01 09

fondationvasarely.org

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CULTURE & HERITAGE

Le Pavillon de Vendôme: museum and sumptuous French gardens. (Aix-en-Provence)

WALKS

Promenade de la Torse: a riverside park ideal for a country walk. (Aix-en-Provence)

PLACES TO STAY

La Maison du Collectionneur: a confidential and intimate address to sleep in the heart of the Mazarin district. (Aix-en-Provence)

PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

Mademoiselle Wine: a wine cellar specialising in local champagnes, just a stone's throw from the magnificent Place Richelme market. (Aix-en-Provence)

La Méduse: a bar where the welcome is as good as the quality of the wines and the small plates to share. (Aix-en-Provence)

Gallifet Kitchen: restaurant in the garden of the Hôtel de Gallifet from June to October, tea room from October to May. (Aix-en-Provence)