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The top 5 places in Bordeaux on Instagram: La Cité du Vin comes in 3rd!

Published 20 December 2018

The city of Bordeaux is full of attractions, each more instagrammable than the next. Based on TripAdvisor’s 40 top-rated activities, places and establishments in Bordeaux, and in combination with their respective hashtags, we were able to establish the top 5 most instagrammable spots in Bordeaux.

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Gala La Cité du Vin

Michelin-starred chef Thierry Marx at the helm for the next Patrons’ Gala at La Cité du Vin

Published 19 November 2018

On Thursday 31 January 2019 at 7 p.m., La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux will be hosting the next gala dinner given in aid of the Fondation pour la Culture et les Civilisations du Vin. This year, the gastronomic dinner is being created by Michelin-starred chef Thierry Marx, and Mathilde de l’Ecotais is serving as artistic director.

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Architecture weekend in Bordeaux: buildings not to miss

Published 16 October 2018

If a city’s architecture says a lot about its history and dynamism, then Bordeaux’s takes you on a journey through the centuries and offers up a renewed vision that focuses on the future. Take a look at our guide to make sure that you don’t miss Bordeaux’s best architectural gems!

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Visuel de l'article "La Cité du Vin, un édifice qui inspire artistes et réalisateurs"

La Cité du Vin, inspiring artists and directors

Published 20 September 2018

It cannot be denied that when we speak of La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux, we think, quite rightly, of wine.  An imposing edifice which aims to transmit and spread wine culture across the world.  However, the bold architecture of La Cité du Vin is also a blank canvas, a playground in which all artists can shape their vision.

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Visuel de l'article "L'apprentissage n'est plus ce qu'il était"

Museography : "Learning is not what it used to be"*

Published 06 September 2018

Museography has undergone some major changes in recent years.  The most innovative museums have embraced the vast possibilities which digital technology offers and have adapted to the evolution of our society in which the image has become the dominant medium of information and knowledge.  Furthermore, recent research in neuroscience and cognitive processes has demonstrated that soliciting emotions (laughter, surprise, wonder, etc.) strongly fosters better and longer-lasting memorisation of knowledge. 

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