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Cézanne For Kids

© Exposition-jeu d'éveil culturel : Ô Cézanne

If you missed the “Ô Cézanne” art exhibition at the Espace des Inventions in Lausanne last February, you’ll be happy to know that it will be coming soon to the Espace Nouveau Vallon in Chêne-Bougeries! Suitable for children aged 5 to 11, the Exposition-jeu d’éveil culturel : Ô Cézanne  is a fun way to introduce your little ones to one of the most iconic painters of the 19th century. If you’ve never taken them […]

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Bouke de Vries in Nyon

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If you happen to drive past Nyon in the next few weeks, why not make a stop to visit the Bouke de Vries exhibition at the Château de Nyon? “Bouke de Vries. Fragments” will run until the 12th of April 2015, and it’s a great opportunity to see a series of artworks by the London-based Dutch artist, some of which have been especially created for the Nyon Castle museum and inspired by its historical porcelain […]

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La Belle Saison

La Belle Saison © Villa Bernasconi, Lancy

Nestled at the heart of a luxuriant park near the river Arve, Villa Bernasconi is one of Geneva’s best-kept secrets. It’s taken us a few years to discover this elegant neoclassical family mansion dating back to 1828 and now a thriving art centre hosting up to 5 contemporary art exhibitions per year. Why not make Villa Bernasconi the destination of a family outing this month and make the most of La Belle […]

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Creaviva Children’s Museum


Paul Klee is without a doubt one of Switzerland’s best loved artists of all times. His distinctive use of colour and simple shapes, at times geometrical or abstract, make him immediately recognizable and also very appealing for children. This is why I jumped for joy when I found out about the Creaviva Children’s Museum, located on the lower ground floor of the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern – less than 2 hour’s drive from Geneva. As you approach the […]

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Fun at the Museum

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As mentioned in a previous post, I am a bit of an art addict and like to share this passion of mine with the little buttons. As my French improves, I’ve been able to discover more and more kid-friendly activities organised by museums and art foundations in Geneva, so here’s some of my findings so far…   Musée d’Art et d’Histoire – Geneva The Musée d’Art et d’Histoire on Rue Charles-Galland organises some great […]

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Jeff Koons in Basel


There’s one exhibition I’d really love to visit with my three munchkins and I’m hoping we’ll be able to make it before it ends on the 2nd of September: the Jeff Koons exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler in Basel.   I’ve always been a bit of a googly-eyed art fanatic and would love to be able to pass on to my children even a tiny part of this passion of mine, so […]

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