With the end of lockdown, cultural life in Europe is gradually picking up again. In the coming weeks, the Foundation will tell you which museums and exhibitions are reopening their doors, which heritage sites are welcoming the public back, and which festivals are adapting to online events. And we will continue to offer online concerts, free documentaries and podcasts, and many other resources.


In Magritte’s footsteps

The Museum of Photography in Charleroi sheds new light on the creative process of the surrealist painter René Magritte, through his photographs, which question his relationship with the mechanical image.

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Art Nouveau and Art Déco in Salamanca

The Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco at the Casa Lis in Salamanca is once again opening its collections and the temporary exhibition "From Rubens to Van Dyck, Flemish Painting in the Gerstenmaier Collection" to the public.”

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Andreas Bitesnich’s Lisbon

The Coleçao Berardo Museum in Lisbon presents "Deeper Shades", an exhibition of black and white photographs by Austrian photographer Andreas Bitesnich. A critical insight into the details of the Portuguese capital.

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Expressionism in Bavaria

The Buchheim Museum in Bernried am Starnberger See, near Munich, houses the Expressionist collection of painter and writer Lothar-Günther Buchheim as well as the collections of African and Asian art.

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Giacometti Institute, Paris

The Giacometti Foundation in Paris proposes "A la recherche des œuvres disparues", an investigation in search of unpublished works by Alberto Giacometti, bringing together more than 70 sculptures, drawings, sketches and archival photographs from the 1920s to 1935.

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Grand Masters in the Villa Borghese

Works by Italian masters such as Caravaggio, Titian or Raphael are once again accessible to the public at the Borghese Gallery situated on the hills of Rome.

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Stories of the sea in Gdansk

The National Maritime Museum in Gdansk, traces Poland's maritime history and presents an exhibition on the solo circumnavigation of the world by the Pole Leonid Teliga in 1969.

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Art Paris

Art Paris 2020, the major springtime event for modern and contemporary art, is investing virtual space with the launch of two initiatives Art Paris Digital by Artsy and Art Paris Live on May 27th. The profile of Art Paris on the Artsy website will be updated with new content throughout the event.

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Cosi Fan Tutte in Hamburg

Until 1 June, the Hamburg Opera House offers you Herbert Fritsch's colourful production of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte conducted by Sébastien Rouland.

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Bel Jazz Fest online

The Bel Jazz Fest 2020 is taking place online on 29 and 30 May coming from the Flagey Hall in Brussels. The programme includes 24 concerts by Brussels, Flemish and Walloon bands.

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Music continues in Sienna

The Chigiana Music Academy of Siena is offering the programme "Let's not stop music", a series of concerts broadcast on its YouTube channel until the summer.

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Fifi Brindacier on stage

The Finnish National Opera, which is still closed to the public, is offering a performance of Pippi Longstocking, a ballet inspired by the heroine of children's literature, who celebrates her 75th birthday this year.

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Spring in Athens

During its closure, the Greek National Opera is offering Exit Spring, a series of online concerts and performances on the theme of spring and nature, until 30 June.

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Odéon Theatre

Pending its reopening, the Odéon-Théâtre de l'Europe in Paris is offering screenings of shows from previous seasons such as King Lear, with Michel Piccoli, or plays by Ibsen, Pirandello and Feydeau.

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Cully Jazz Festival

Every Thursday and Sunday, the Zurich jazz club Moods offers live concerts that are broadcast on their platform and social networks. This week, the club is offering live concerts on 28 May at 20:00 LOS DOS and on 31 May at 20:00 Tobias Preisig #ZüriStream

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Fashion in Music

Every Sunday at 7pm, Parisian designer Philippe Périssé brings together artists and friends for an acoustic concert online and an exchange with the public.

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Online Documentaries

The DocsBarcelona is running online until May 31. 37 documentaries are available, dealing with subjects ranging from life after the tsunami in Japan, to hypnosis or artificial intelligence.

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Italians “in the UK”

The National Geographic Channel, in partnership with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, offers a multi-format web-documentary on the history of Italian migration to the UK.

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African Music

Chadian Electro band Pulo NDJ set up a home studio and recorded a song about their lockdown in Lomé. Their story is one of friendship and remaining creative through the crisis. 

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Artists’ Discussions

Bavarian Public Radio offers, a podcast of conversations with artists about media, art, science and society. 

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