Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

The Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon is situated near place des Terreaux in a former Benedictine convent of the 17th and 18th centuries. the building is located in the heart of Lyon, between the Rhône and Saône rivers. The Museum is housed in a 17th-century palace that was designed for the Royal Abbess des Dames de Saint-Pierre and was later renovated by Louis XIV of France in the 17th and 18th centuries.

The Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon has over 70 rooms displaying one of the finest art collections in France with over 600 Ancient Egyptian pieces, second largest Numismatic collection in France and rare Asian Ceramics. Out of the 70 plus rooms, 35 rooms are dedicated to European paintings from classic artists such as Rembrandt, El Greco, Renoir, and Picasso. The artwork, ancient antiquities, and other collections have been gathered by collectors, donors and the descendants of artists.

Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon photography by flickr user: NortheasternGEO

Telephone: +33 4 72 10 17 40| Official Website |

How to get there

  • Metro Lines: A and C, “Hôtel de Ville – Louis Pradel” station
  • Bus Lines: 1, 3, 6, 13, 18, 19, 44
  • Parking in: Terreaux, Hôtel de Ville – Louis Pradel
  • Vélov’ Station: 1001 – Terreaux / Terme – Terme, on the corner of Rue d’Algérie; 1020 – Terreaux / Chenavard – Rue Chenavard on the Place des Terreaux side; 1021 – Herriot / Pizay – in front of no. 3, corner of Rue Pizay; 1005 – Meissonnier – southeast corner of the square.

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday  Closed
Wednesday  10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday  10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday  10:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday  10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday  10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Admission

Full Price Reduced Rate
Museum Collections €8.00 €4.00
Exhibitions €9.00 €6.00
Collection & Exhibitions €12.00 €7.00

Free for visitors who present their Museum card or for those who are exempt from the entrance fee. An audio guide for the collections is available at the entrance and the price is including in the entry ticket.

Information

  • Established: 1801
  • The second largest medal collection in France
  • Wheelchair access
  • Recommended Duration: 2 hours
  • Parking: Lot parking available
  • five sections are distributed throughout 70 rooms

Location

Address: 20 Place des Terreaux, 69001 Lyon, France  |  Coordinates: 45.766846°N 4.83363°E

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Art Museum Z33

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Art Museum Z33 is situated in the city centre of Hasselt on Zuivelmarkt 33 road, the museum is a experimental contemporary art and architecture museum. since the museum was acquisition by the Province of Limburg in 1938.

Exhibited artists includes:

  • Larry Bell
  • Mark Dion
  • Olafur Eliasson
  • Frederic Geurts
  • Atelier van Lieshout
  • Barry McGee
  • Dan Perjovschi
  • Mika Rottenberg
  • Santiago Sierra
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(c) Kristof Vrancken / Z33 – Konstantin Grcic – Panorama is an exhibition by Vitra Design Museum and Z33 – house of contemporary art (Flickr:  Kristof Vrancken / Z33)

 

Telephone: +32 11 29 59 60 | Official Website | Facebook | Flickr 

How to get there

Zuivelmarkt 33, 35000 Hasselt, Belgium

  • By public transport (train or bus): The railway station Hasselt is around a 15 minute walk from Art Museum Z33.
  • By car: E313 exit Hasselt 27, 28 or 29,  Beguinage gate is the Z33 entrance.

 

Opening Hours

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Monday Closed
Tueday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

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Location

Address: Zuivelmarkt 33, 3500 Hasselt, Belgium

Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art GoMA

Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art

Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art is situated on the royal exchange square and displays works by international and local artists and even the tension and complexities of our contemporary society via it’s major biannual projects.

The Modern art gallery opened in 1996 and housed in a neoclassical building, the building was first built in 1778 as a townhouse of  William Cunninghame of Lainshaw, who was a wealthy Tobacco Lord in Glasgow.

Before the building was turned in to a Art Gallery, it was used by the Royal Bank of Scotland, which later got moved onto Buchanan Street, then became a Royal Exchange; the building was in the centre for business and commercial exchange, where goods and information were traded and in 1954, the Glasgow District Libraries moved the Stirling Library in to this building, later the library got moved again to Miller Street and the building received a major refurbishment to house the Modern Art Gallery.

Gallery of Modern Art is the most visited Modern art Gallery in Scotland. it offers its visitors stories and experiences by collecting, identifying and showing important work of its artists.

The gallery specialising in artists whose issues, impacts and interests are shared by those in Glasgow.

Exhibitions:

  • Polygraphs (17 February – 20 May 2018/ Entry: Free/Open during regular hours)
  • Stephen Sutcliffe: Work from the Collection (22 September 2017- 21 January 2018)

You can find a library, a cafe and free internet access as well as extensive collections of art and design books, alongside its general books.

Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art
Inside Gallery of Modern Art Museum

Telephone: 0141 287 3005 | Official Website | Twitter | Facebook

How to get here:

  • Subway: Five minutes walk from St Enoch Subway Station
  • Train Station: Five minutes walk from Queens Street train Station & Argyle Street & Glasgow Central
  • Walking: located on Royal Exchange Square, In the city centre, 5 to 10 minutes walk from any where in the city.
  • Bus: any buss that goes to Glasgow city centre.

Opening Hours – Free Admission

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Monday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Closed on: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and 1 and 2 January.

Location

Address: Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AH

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Uffizi Gallery

Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi building which houses the Uffizi Gallery dates back to 1560, built by Giorgio Vasari for Cosimo I de’ Medici, to house the Granducal Magistratures of Tuscany.

Uffizi is one of the first modern museums which opened to visitors in 1765 and formally becoming a museum in 1865 and currently the most visited Gallery in Italy.

After the last remaining Medici family line died out, their collections of art work was gifted to the city of Florence and placed in the Uffizi Gallery.

Between the 16th and the 17th century, the Hall of Geographics Maps was built to dedicate the map of Medici Domains in places such as Florence, Siena and island of Elba and also a Mathematics Room which featured scientific instruments very innovative for the period.

The first few rooms introduce you to the 13th and the 14th Century style, art work from Giotto, Simone Martini and Gentile da Fabriano. As you explore the rest of the Gallery you find art work from artists such as:

  • Masaccio
  • Botticelli
  • Leonardo
  • Michelangelo
  • Raffello
  • Tiziano
  • Caravaggio

Uffizi Gallery

Architects: Giorgio Vasari, Bernardo Buontalenti, Alfonso Parigi the Elder

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Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 8:15 AM–6:50 PM
Wednesday 8:15 AM–6:50 PM
Thursday 8:15 AM–6:50 PM
Friday 8:15 AM–6:50 PM
Saturday 8:15 AM–6:50 PM
Sunday 8:15 AM–6:50 PM

 

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Full price: € 6,50
Reduced: € 3,25

Free admission: Firenze Card owners, children under 6 years old, disabled people and their helpers, authorized tour guides and leaders, teachers accompanying school groups

The cost of the ticket may vary during special events or thematic exhibitions.

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Address: Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Uffizi Gallery

Galleria dell’Accademia di Firenze

Galleria dell'Accademia

The Galleria dell’Accademia di Firenze also known as Gallery of the Academy of Florence is an Art Museum located in Florence. It’s well known for the Michelangelo’s sculpture David, it was founded in 1784 by Pietro Leopoldo, who is the Grand Duke of Tuscany.

The Museum also has other sculptures by Michelangelo and a large collection of paintings by Florentine artists, most of the artwork within the museum are from 1300-1600

The “Museo degli strumenti musical” collection opened to the public in 2001. It includes musical instruments made by Bartolomeo Cristofori, Niccolò Amati  and Stradivarius.

This white-marble sculpture stands 5,17 meters tall and represents David before his fight with Goliath. The statue was sculpted between 1501 and 1504 in the Opera del Duomo’s workshop.

Records show during 2016 year, the museum had over 1,461,185 visitors, which made it the second most popular art museum in Italy.

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Monday Closed
Tuesday 8:15 AM–6:20 PM
Wednesday 8:15 AM–6:20 PM
Thursday 8:15 AM–6:20 PM
Friday 8:15 AM–6:20 PM
Saturday 8:15 AM–6:20 PM
Sunday 8:15 AM–6:20 PM

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Address: Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Co-ordinates: 43.77694°N 11.25873°E

IKOB International Art Centre East Belgium

IKOB International Art Centre East Belgium

IKOB International Art Centre founded in 1993 by Francis Feidler and has been the director of IKOB until Devember 2012, Dr. Maïté Vissault took over in January 2013.

Museum of Contemporary art is located East of Belgium, close to the German and Dutch borders, due to its location the language spoken in the area is German.

The main focus of the museum is leading and emerging contemporary art, which it has significant collections, who are put on temporary display.

Since early 2000’s  the Museum’s organises an international program of exhibitions in new galleries and adding to its own collection.

Every Year the IKOB International Art Centre gives away awards to the best emerging artists with the grand prize of €5,000.

IKOB International Art Centre

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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 1:00 PM–18:00 PM
Thursday 1:00 PM–18:00 PM
Friday 1:00 PM–18:00 PM
Saturday 1:00 PM–18:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM–18:00 PM

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Map Location

Address: Rotenberg 12, 4700 Eupen, Belgium