The Blachère Foundation, a cultural center in the Luberon, has been working since 2004 with the support of the company Blachère Illumination for contemporary art in Africa. Two annual exhibitions and a dozen artists' residencies in France and Senegal are attended by 18,000 visitors.

The Blachère Foundation, a cultural center in the Luberon, has been working since 2004 with the support of the company Blachère Illumination for contemporary art in Africa. Two annual exhibitions and a dozen artists' residencies in France and Senegal are attended by 18,000 visitors.

Programme

Vue de l'exposition
Vue de l'exposition "Chimères", Fondation Blachère © Jérémie Pitot.
Vue de l'exposition
Vue de l'exposition "Chimères", Fondation Blachère © Jérémie Pitot.
Vue de l'exposition
Vue de l'exposition "Chimères", Fondation Blachère © Jérémie Pitot.
Vue de l'exposition
Vue de l'exposition "Chimères", Fondation Blachère © Jérémie Pitot.
Vue de l'exposition
Vue de l'exposition "Chimères", Fondation Blachère © Jérémie Pitot.

Chimeras

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, the Fondation Blachère moves its art centre in La Gare de Bonnieux, in the heart of the Luberon.

Chimera shows works by 20 artists from all Africa and its diaspora. This first exhibition in the new premises immerses the visitors in a world full of hybrid creatures with metaphorical overtones.

Access

Fondation Blachère
La Gare de Bonnieux, 84480 Bonnieux
+33(0)4 32 52 06 15
fondationblachere.org

Open from Monday to Saturday:
10am-12:30pm / 2pm-6pm
July and August until 7pm.
Free entry for children under 12.

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PLACES TO DISCOVER

Les mines de Bruoux in Gargas: vertiginous cliffs in flamboyant colors and a gigantic labyrinth of galleries create a unique setting
La lustrerie Mathieu in Gargas : a goldsmith of light, Régis Mathieu is an extraordinary artist who has become the undisputed master of restoration in the field of historic chandeliers.
Okhra, ochre ecomuseum in Roussillon: a unique place dedicated to color, with courses for amateurs, discovery workshops for the whole family and artists' exhibitions
Château de Lourmarin : renaissance-style château, built in 1480 and restored between 1921 and 1923 by Robert Laurent-Vibert

PLACES TO STAY

Le Couvent, B&B in Apt: 9 romantic rooms in a 17th-century convent
Hôtellerie Notre Dame des Lumières in Goult : 3-star hotel set in a former 17th-century convent in the heart of a 30-hectare park

PLACES TO EAT

Le café de la gare in Bonnieux : plancha grills, in the dining room or on the terrace overlooking Bonnieux and Lacoste
La Gaudina Luberon in Goult : innovative, gourmet cuisine, four-course surprise menu
La terrasse in Goult : restaurant familial avec une belle terrasse, cuisine du sud
La petite histoire in Le Chêne - Gargas : chic bistro, cuisine based on fresh local produce