HelveticDanse - Glory

In honour of the two hundred anniversary of Geneva's entry into the Swiss Confederation:
Glory, Choreographer Andonis Foniadakis.
Music by Georg Friedrich Haendel.
Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève – Director Philippe Cohen.

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Superman, Batman & Co…mics!

Nowadays, the universe of Superheroes is familiar to us, at least in its cinematographic aspect: Superman, Spiderman, Batman, Iron Man, Hulk and other Avengers seem to be fighting, season after season the first place at the box-office. However, the “comics culture” which appeared in the middle of the 1930’s (Superman was born in 1938) is relatively unknown from the general public although it totally belongs to and influences the occidental imagination.

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Ceramics of Islam: The Ariana selects from its storerooms

After Italian pottery in 2006, the Ariana Museum is presenting, with Ceramics of Islam, the second part of its collections to the public, exhibiting not only its masterpieces, but also more common specimens, those of dubious attribution and possible fakes, all with their own meaning and history to convey.

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Birds

A major exhibition exceptionally occupying all four floors of the Museum. Four museographic approaches, four perspectives on the world of birds. A fine occasion for children and adults to get to know birds better in order to protect them better.

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Objectif Penthes

Objective Penthes, Tint'interdit : pastiches and parodies aims to show the richness of the Tintin universe, as depicted by both passionate admirers or acerbic detractors of Hergé and his work. Indeed, despite the vigilance by entitled parties, Tintin is the most parodied and most pirated cartoon character, and Switzerland is as much part of the faux Tintin craze as the real.

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Discover the Baga

Through a selection of pieces, visitors are offered an emblematic insight into Baga art. From Europe to the United States, these artefacts have fascinated generations of artists (Picasso, Giacometti) who saw in their formal properties the very essence of beauty.

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Controlling light

Is it possible to constrain light? Force it to take a particular path or change its colour? Through a series of interactive devices you can discover the fun answers to these questions: games with mirrors, coloured shadows, miniature rainbows and optical illusions.

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Contemporary creation and patronage, a sustainable alliance.

The world of contemporary ceramics abounds with inventive artists, evolving at the intersection between applied arts, design and contemporary art. A selection of evocative pieces attests to the diversity of the current scene and to the commitment of our patrons to build the heritage of the future.

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Bodies and Minds

This exhibition is devoted to civilisations located around the shores of the Mediterranean in Antiquity. It also highlights perspectives on them in the 19th and 20th centuries, from the slow progress of research to the presentation of collections in museums.

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