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Argentina as the Guest Wine Region for the autumn 2019 temporary exhibition
Gustavo Santos, Minister of Tourism of the Argentine Republic and President of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization, visiting La Cité du Vin on 26 May, announced Argentina’s decision to produce a temporary exhibition dedicated t
La Cité du Vin : Temporary exhibition "Wine and Music, harmony and dissonance (16th – 19th century)"
Following the success of the major temporary exhibition Bistro! From Baudelaire to Picasso in 2017, La Cité du Vin will be presenting Wine and Music, harmony and dissonance (16th – 19th century) from 23 March to 24 June 2018.
The exhibition will include 150 works (paintings and pottery, music books, models, instruments, stage jewellery, etc.) from regional, national and European collections, as well as a selection of musical works (operas, ballets, drinking songs) illustrating the association between wine and music, based on themes ranging from the mythical to the profane, epicurean to moralistic. This original exhibition will be accompanied by a wide and eclectic cultural programme.
La Cité du Vin voted one of the best museums in the world by National Geographic magazine (US edition).
National Geographic, America’s renowned magazine, has just published its choice of the 11 best museums in the world. With more than 3.5 million copies sold monthly and 20 million visitors to its website each month, it offers travel enthusiasts a selection of the world’s finest museums. La Cité du Vin ranks alongside London’s Design Museum and Tate Modern, the Museum of Tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
La Cité du Vin launches its online visitor space and documentary library
La Cité du Vin is making the Permanent Tour experience last even longer by providing a special way of keeping in touch with an online space for visitors who register their contact details on their personal digital guide during their visit. A catalogue of the works available for consultation in the reading room is also now available online, with links to the different themes discovered during the tour.
La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux, a foundation of international scope for supporting cultural and artistic events through patronage
Individuals and corporations in France and abroad can support the cultural actions of La Cité du Vin through the Fondation pour la Culture et les Civilisations du Vin, a foundation recognised as being of public interest.