06April30June2024

Exposition : Chasse aux papillons, un voyage culturel, scientifique et artistique dans le monde des insectes

Le Sunday 16 June
Place du Château 45500 GIEN
Exhibition from April 6: Butterfly Hunt, a cultural, scientific and artistic journey into the world of insects
From the butterfly hunts of yesteryear to the insects of primitive art, this exhibition takes you on a cultural, scientific and artistic journey into the world of insects and their arachnid cousins.


Since the dawn of time, man has cohabited with insects, and in many cultures, past and present, they have inspired cults, fed the imagination and been the subject of artistic creations. From a half-man, half-butterfly votive statue from Indonesia, to disquieting African spider masks, this is the spirit of the Musée du Quai Branly at the Château-Musée de Gien for a few months. The reconstruction
of the entomological cabinet of Eugène Le Moult, the greatest private collector of butterflies in the last century, and the imaginary gallery of

ThEmes

  • Animals
  • History
  • Local traditions

All the dates and times

Horaires d'ouverture du 06 April au 30 June 2024
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PRICES

TarifsMin.Max.
Full adult price
8 €
Child rate
5 €
Discount rate
5 €

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Place du Château
45500 GIEN
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