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PHOTOGRAPH EXHIBITION  Patrice TOUZEAU

Carnival of Venice - 14/02/2018 to 31/03/2019

 

During this period of carnival, come and admire more than 20 colourful photographs taken in Venice. Meet Patrice Touzeau who will be able to tell you about the characters he meets at each carnival and who have a unique personality.

The exhibition is open from 9h00 to 12h00 and 15h30 to 21h00


Exhibition of contemporary art Bowl of artDu March 16 to 24  - Prieure Locmaria

For contemporary art lovers, this year, after Coudekerque-Branche in the Hauts-de-France, Mouscron in Belgium and Dreux en Eure-et-Loir, Quimper is hosting for the first time the exhibition-sale «Bol d'Art». Go from March 16 to 24, in a rare and majestic place: the Priory of Locmaria, to discover the paintings, sculptures and photographs of talented artists from all over France. In a friendly atmosphere, you can meet the exhibitors and immerse yourself in their unexpected worlds. Good visit!

Prieure de Locmaria - 1 place Berardier - 29000 QUIMPER


Exhibition "Glaz" of Patrice Cudennec

12 mars to 29 juin 2019 - Faïencerie Henriot

"I’m going to share with you some new work that will be exhibited in March at the beautiful exhibition of my earthenware and that will last about three months at the Henriot Shop in Quimper. In parallel, several pieces of my earthenware will also be presented at the Museum of Earthenware in Quimper on the theme of embroidery An all-decorated program and color, moreover my Expo will be called Glaz>>, blue-green in Breton."

Galerie de la Manufacture - place Berardier - 29000 QUIMPER


MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS QUIMPER

ROBERT DOISNEAU Exhibition - The mischievous eye

16/11/2018 to 04/22/2019

 

Starting from 130 photographs, some twenty taken in Brittany, the exhibition proposes to understand the universe of this artist.

#expodoisneau

http://www.mbaq.fr/

40 place St Corentin - 29000 Quimper

Sunday free


DEPARTMENTAL MUSEUM BRETON - QUIMPER

Temporary Expo: Business History

until 03/03/2019​​​​​​​

Discover the occupations of the past, the sectors of activity that once made the richness of our communes, understand the economic and social changes of these pivotal years…

1 rue du roi Gradlon - Quimper - 9h à 18h - Entrance 5€

http://musee-breton.finistere.fr


Yannick Le Gall / Finistère 360°

HERITAGE HOUSE - QUIMPER

 

Guided tour on reservation

on 02 98 53 04 05

Discover Quimper, a city of art and history with a lecturer. The medieval city and its wooden panelled houses of the 16th and 17th centuries, its flowery footbridges and the St Corenthin Cathedral, jewel of Breton Gothic art.

https://www.facebook.com/MDPQuimper/


QUIMPER EARTHENWARE MUSEUM

The Earthenware Museum will be an opportunity for you to embark on an enriched journey through the centuries. An exhibition of five hundred pieces, some of which are unique. Open to the individual public from mid-April to the end of September.

Expo 15/04 until 29/09/2019

When embroiderers inspired earthenware

14, rue Jean-Baptiste Bousquet - 29000 QUIMPER

Tel. 02 98 90 12 72

Timetable: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm without interruption.
Closed Sunday


FESTIVALS

Donatienne Guillaudeau / CRTB

66th - EMBROIDERES festival - Pont l'Abbé 29120

12/13 to 14 july 2019

 

The embrodeuses Festival of Pont-l'Abbé has maintained its course for more than half a century: that of a family holiday that dedicates four days to live the tradition of the Bigouden and Breton terroir, with a window open to the foreign folklore.

Bagadoù and Celtic circles spread in the streets, animate the scenes and mix in a gigantic final to pay tribute to the Queen of Embroidery.

http://www.fetedesbrodeuses.com


VIEILLES CHARRUES 2019 - Carhaix Plouguer 29837

David Guetta, Booba, Zazie et Ben Harper à l’affiche !

18 to 21/07/2019


The Old Plow Festival (Gouel an Erer Kozh en breton) is a music festival that welcomes artists from different backgrounds. This annual festival lasts four days and begins in mid-July in the town of Carhaix-plouguer, in the Centre Finistère, in Brittany.


​​​​​​​https://www.vieillescharrues.asso.fr/


Donatienne Guillaudeau / CRTB

CORNWALL FESTIVAL - QUIMPER 29000

23 to 28/07/2019

 

The Cornouaille festival welcomes more than 250,000 visitors each year for six days. Located in the heart of Quimper, this event is a unique opportunity to discover a plural and contemporary culture expressed by its musicians, dancers, singers and street artists. More than 200 shows and animations are on the programme, many of which are free of charge.

http://www.festival-cornouaille.bzh


Alexandre Lamoureux / CRTB

PENINSULA OF CROZON 29160

FESTIVAL OF THE END OF THE WORLD - 02 to 04/08/2019

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The Festival du bout du monde is renowned for the warm and family atmosphere that reigns there, the beauty of the site in the heart of the regional park of Armorique, 300 meters from the ocean and close to the marine natural park of Iroise. It celebrates its 20th anniversary!

35 groups - 300 musicians

Mixed/ music festival of the world

www.festivalduboutdumonde.com


Donatienne Guillaudeau / CRTB

CONCARNEAU 29900 - FESTIVAL OF THE BLUE NETS

14/08 to 18/08/2019


At the beginning of the 20th century, sardine, an essential resource of the local economy, deserted our coasts, plunging many families into poverty. Notables and artists then organize a charity party to help them: "Fête des Filets Bleus". Dances, costume music... are in honor. Reliable values of the Breton and Celtic scenes occur in concert.

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http://www.festivaldesfiletsbleus.fr/


PLOZEVET 29710 - MONDIAL FOLK FESTIVAL

International festival of Folklore

16/08 to 20/08/2019

Around 800 artists representing a dozen countries from the five continents meet there.

Amazing non-stop effervescence in the streets of the village: galas, concerts, parades, crafts market, apéros-concerts, hikes, exhibitions etc. a total of 30 shows or animations…

 

Infos : www.mondialfolk.org

Somewhere else

PLOMEUR 29120 - FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS

16/03 to 22/04/2019

Arrival of field tulips, come and admire the flowering of the hyacinths also of the Kaandorp sté.

To celebrate the arrival of spring, visitors will also be able to discover the bulborium or garden of exhibition of spring flowers (hyacinths, narcisses, tulips...) contemplate these expanses of flowers by taking the roads of the surroundings thanks to the small train. The whole will be completed by 1 pedestrian circuit of about 5km, along the fields, marked course. Hiking organized on 07 and 10/04/2019 from 9h30 to 16h00.​​​​​​​

http://www.sarl-kaandorp.com