Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 September 2021


On the occasion of the 38th edition of European Heritage Days on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 September 2021, the Fondation is offering narrated tours of its two exhibitions Places to be and Beauty as well as workshops imagined and led by artists in residence and accessible to all audiences.



10 people maximum per workshop

Poetic and musical writing around the forest universe

Saturday September 18 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Led by Cleo T (artist and musician)

The workshop begins with a time to discover the piano and the vocal instrument.
The audience enters the music through vocal warm-ups and then takes part in the musical composition. Bird songs, blowing in the branches, nocturnal animals, the audience with the artist builds an imaginary soundtrack of the forest.

Immersed in this sound environment, the public is invited to imagine a poem, accompanied by the artist in writing experience.

Making of a herbarium with the photographic technique of the cyanotype

Saturday September 18 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 4.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
Led by Anja Madsen Pernot (visual artist) and Jean-François Krebs (artist)

This workshop combines an awareness of the local flora and an introduction to the photographic technique of the cyanotype. This process, invented in 1842 by the English astronomer John Herschel, makes it possible to make a blue photographic print, without a camera, using a photosensitive solution.

From plants collected on the banks of the Charente and presented by Jean François Krebs; participants, guided by visual artist Anja Madsen Pernot, will discover how to to compose their herbarium with the cyanotype technique.




On the occasion of European Heritage Days, the Fondation offers 2 narrated tours on Sunday, September 19 (free entrance)

Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty – from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Places to be – from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The “Beauty” and “Places to be” exhibitions remain open to the public at the usual times for self-guided tours.

On Friday September 17, 2021,just  before European Heritage Days, the “Heritage Children” operation will take place where the Fondation offers narrated tours reserved for school audiences from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.