Artists and sport at the Musée Marmottan

Cultural Olympiad" exhibition

In the game! Artists and sport at the Musée Marmottan-Monet
  • WE love sport and competition as seen by artists in the 19th and early 20th centuries
  • Where : to the Marmottan Monet Museum
  • Age for all, from 4 years old
  • When until September 1, 2024
  • schedule Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (last admission at 5 p.m.)
  • Opening : the 14th of July, the August 15th and every day except Monday
  • Nocturne Thursday until 9pm
  • Prices from 13.70€
  • Free of charge for children under 7 years old
  • know :
    • The admission ticket gives access to the museum's permanent collections, but does not include workshops or tours.
    • For activities for young audiences (15€), an online reservation is required.

"En Jeu! Artists and Sport, 1870-1930" at the Musée Marmottan

The greatest artists tell us about their time through the fabulous epic of sport

  • With over 160 works on loan from the world's leading museums and educational activities, the Musée Marmottant celebrates the history of sport and its representations.
  • With Antoine Bourdelle, Claude Monet, Gustave Courbet, Alfred Sisley, Auguste Rodin, Toulouse-Lautrec and many more ...
  • At a time when society was discovering leisure and free time : sport becomes more democratic
  • Until then, it was the wealthier classes who played sports: nautical or equestrianfightsfencingor matches tennis ..
  • But at the turn of the century, a revolution took place! Paris hosted the Olympic Games in 1900 and 1924.
  • Thanks to photography, poster art and newspapers, the spirit of sport gradually spread throughout society: cycling, rugby, gymnastics...
  • Fascinated by the subject of sports aesthetics, the artists worked on dynamics, lighting and the expression of effort and speed.
  • A brilliant and exciting epic journey to meet the greatest artists, for the whole family to discover without limits!
  • As part of this exhibition, the museum offers children several creativity workshops and visits adapted to different ages

For activities for young audiences, online registration is compulsory.

Workshops last about 1h30

  • Wednesdays June 5 and 12 and July 3, 17, 24 and 31
    • "Show the sport ages 4 to 6 at 10:30 am - and ages 7 to 10 at 3 pm -: after discovering the world of posters and sports images, children will create their own poster featuring their favorite sport.
  • Wednesday, July 10
    • "Artists in the window for ages 4 to 6 at 10:30 a.m.: Using pencil and watercolor, children reproduce their environment in their own way.
    • "On the move Ages 7 to 10 at 3pm: After a tour of the exhibition, create a sporty puppet in motion!
  • Wednesdays June 5, 12, and 26, and July 17
    • "Bassin aux Nymphéas - ages 4 to 6 at 10:30 am and ages 7 to 10 at 3 pm: Les P'tits Marmottan are invited to plunge into Monet's water garden. Brushes in hand, watercolors on the palette and paper on a small easel, children will create their own bright and colorful pond.
  • Wednesdays June 19 and 26 and July 24 and 31
    • "Painting in the open air - Ages 4 to 6 at 10:30 am and ages 7 to 10 at 3 pm: Like true Impressionists, P'tits Marmottan will paint on the motif in the museum's hidden garden.

Impressionism turns 150 this year!
Color and light, a selection of activities in Paris

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"The Iconography of Sport between 1870 and 1930".

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