Exhibitions programme museums of Grasse 2020/2021
The Gardens of the International Museum of Perfumery
# Postponed #
1- Our magnificent neighbours, an exhibition of photographs by Pierre Escoubas
The Gardens of the International Museum of Perfumery have organised for the summer season an exhibition devoted to the photographer Pierre Escoubas. This artist presents the often exceptional diversity and beauty of the fauna and flora which surround us on a daily basis.
The Provence Art and History Museum
1- «Heliographs at museum» Michel Graniou, from 26th June to 27th September 2020
Michel Graniou's photographic style combines film photography using a large-format camera with manual development in his lab in equal measure. Graniou’s latest challenge sees him taking on the pioneers of photography, painter-photographers for the most part, such as Charles Nègre, and contemporary visual artists, at the cusp of the 19th and 20th centuries.
2- Charles Nègre, from 6th November 2020 to 31st January 2021
To celebrate the bicentenary, in 2020, of Charles Nègre’s birth, the town’s cultural facilities are getting together to pay homage to this multi-faceted artist who originates from Grasse. Provence Art and History Museum is displaying its collection of pictorial works as well as ink prints, produced through the héliogravure process, and photographs, together with items on loan from the Charles Nègre Mediatheque - La Source, opening in 2020.
International Museum of Perfumery
1- LEONETTO CAPPIELLO, the poster and perfumery, from 18th September 2020 to 7th March 2021
The International Museum of Perfumery is organising, during the winter period 2020-2021, an exhibition devoted to the illustrator Leonetto Cappiello, who distinguished himself brilliantly at the beginnings of the advertising poster.
2- The century of powder campacts (1880-1980). Beauty powder and its boxes, from 28th May 2020 to 3rd October 2021
The International Museum of Perfumery in Grasse and the Forney Library in Paris have co-organised an exhibition devoted to beauty powder from 1880 to 1980, based on the private collection of Anne de Thoisy-Dallem, on display to the public for the first time from