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Les Abattoirs: Modern and Contemporary Art Space, Toulouse, visit

Practical Information

Date :
All year long

Category :
Exhibitions and Tours

Theme :
Fine Arts

Interest :
Tourism

Field :
Visits and Tours

Schedules and Prices


Admission prices :
- Full price : 7 €
- Reduced price : 4 €
- Up to 11 years : Free

Closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December

Address :
Les Abattoirs - Centre for modern and contemporary art in Toulouse
76, allée Charles-de-Fitte
31200, Toulouse

FRANCE

Phone Number :
05 34 51 10 60


Website :
http://www.lesabattoirs.org

Mood : For loners

Additional Information
Metro station: Saint-Cyprien-République
Bus: n°1, stop "les Abattoirs"

Free on the first Sunday of the month

Description

Contemporary art hub in Toulouse.

Toulouse has carved itself a niche as a cultural hub in the south of France and this is in large part thanks to Les Abattoirs. This museum, located in a converted former slaughterhouse on the banks of the Garonne, is home to the Regional Contemporary Art Collection (FRAC Midi-Pyrenees).

Discover the treasures of the museum's permanent collection. The modern art collection includes art brut, and works by great artists such as Picasso, Arman and César. Fans of contemporary art will not be disappointed either, as the institution's cutting edge collection continues to grow, the Abattoirs playing a key role in encouraging contemporary creation locally. The collection is categorised by themes such as "The organic and alive", "Poetic city," "Cosmic dimensions", "Hybrids and chimeras", "political and engaged art" and" Planet brain".

Les Abattoirs regularly organises temporary exhibitions on varied themes, workshops for children and many other events, making art accessible to all.

Practical Information

Date :
All year long

Category :
Exhibitions and Tours

Theme :
Fine Arts

Interest :
Tourism

Field :
Visits and Tours

Schedules and Prices


Admission prices :
- Full price : 7 €
- Reduced price : 4 €
- Up to 11 years : Free

Closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December

Address :
Les Abattoirs - Centre for modern and contemporary art in Toulouse
76, allée Charles-de-Fitte
31200, Toulouse

FRANCE

Phone Number :
05 34 51 10 60


Website :
http://www.lesabattoirs.org

Mood : For loners