Cultural experiences of the Maison du Fauvisme

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Art, history and sharing in one place. Live the experience that suits you!

La Maison du Fauvisme is a resource, educational and meeting place dedicated to Fauvism and the history of Collioure . The cultural mediators accompany you in your discovery of the artistic and historical heritage of the city during strolls told by enthusiasts.

Starting point for each visit, this essential cultural space is also a boutique space where you will find a wide choice of specialized works as well as reproductions of the works of Henri Matisse and André Derain .

Whether you are passionate or simply curious, let yourself be surprised and come and discover, during a stroll Art and History ... La Maison du Fauvisme offers you six cultural experiences to explore all the heritage riches of the city as well as parent / child artistic workshops.These activities are available individually or in groups, please contact the Maison du Fauvisme or the Tourist Office for more information.

  • Le Chemin du Fauvisme - Color as absolute
In the footsteps of Matisse and Derain, relive the summer of 1905 and the luminous history of Fauvism in Collioure. In this open-air museum, discover how these two painters made Collioure their laboratory for pictorial experimentation in the service of pure color. Walk the alleys of this village which, from a fishing port, will become at the beginning of the 20th century, city of painters.
Duration : 1h15
- Every Monday at 10 a.m.
- Every Friday at 3.30 p.m.
  • Exploration of the forts - A discovery off the beaten track
Come and meet the military history of Collioure, a cross-border city of strategic interest. This visit allows you to enter places usually closed to the public: Fort Carré and Fort Rond as well as Fort Miradou, today the National Commando Training Center.
Duration : 2h
- Every Wednesday at 10 a.m.
  • Unusual Collioure - An original visit for an authentic experience
Amazing details and hidden treasures on the program for this city walk to the suburbs. Over the anecdotes, let yourself be surprised by the authenticity of Collioure.
Duration : 1h15
- All public: Every Tuesday and Saturday at 3.30 p.m.
- Colliourencs: June 4, 5 and 6 at 10 a.m., book here or send an email to visit limited to 5 people)
  • Journey into history - Ideal for a first meeting with Collioure
From a large commercial port to a stronghold and from a fishing port to the City of Painters, discover the multiple facets of the city and its rich heritage.
Duration : 1h15
- Every Thursday and Saturday at 10 a.m.
  • Zoom on… The weekly cultural badge!
Each week, the Maison du Fauvisme offers a guided walk through a surprise and in-depth theme: fishing, the vine, seaside tourism, the Church of Notre Dame des Anges, the Faubourg district…
Duration : 1h15
- Every Friday at 10 a.m.
  • Fun experience - Share a moment with your family
Follow the cultural mediator and browse Collioure for this interactive walk specially designed for children.
Duration : 1 hour
- Every Tuesday at 10 a.m.
  • Atelier des petits fauves - Cultivate creativity
La Maison du Fauvisme offers parent-child artistic workshops. Collage, painting, cutting, indoors or in front of Collioure bay, live a creative experience with 4 hands!

Workshops 2020: Cut out gouache papers - Painting in the manner of… Jackson Pollock - Painting the open window - Creation of postcards
Duration : 1h15
- Every Monday and Wednesday at 3.30 p.m.
In this open-air museum, we suggest that you follow ""Le Chemin du Fauvisme"" and thus browse, at your own pace, reproductions of works from this famous summer of 1905. A booklet (€ 5) is available at the Maison du Fauvisme and at the Tourist Office to accompany you during your journey.

With its educational program , the Maison du Fauvisme also welcomes school children from kindergarten to high school in order to introduce them to this liberating pictorial movement that is fauvism. Cultural mediators suggest that students stroll through the city to discover the works of the Chemin du Fauvisme, paint like wild beasts during an educational workshop and become seasoned observers during a treasure hunt.
Health protocol:
All the arrangements are in place to welcome you safely, discover thesanitary protocol of the Maison du Fauvisme
Reservation required online above or by phone: 04 68 82 15 47 (Tourist office)
Meeting place:
House of Fauvism (10 Rue de la Prud Homie, 66190 Collioure).
Arrive 5 minutes before
Cancellation condition:
Reservation cannot be canceled
Prices :
- Normal: € 7
- Job seekers / Heritage Pass / Teenager (13/17): € 5
- Child from 8 to 12 years old: 2 € Under 8 years old: free
- Family pack (2 adults / 2 children): € 15
- Workshops: 3 €

Thecultural experiences take place all year round
- From April: Monday to Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. / 2 to 5:30 p.m.
- October: Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. / 2 to 5:30 p.m.

10, rue de la Prud'homie - 66 190 Collioure

For further ...
Take advantage of one of our cultural mediators to introduce you to Collioure and its artistic and historical riches!
Consult our brochure of the house of fauvism!
Check out our blog article!
The opinions of our customers:
"Always as much pleasure to find our guide, a passionate, colorful …… fawn!
His artistic knowledge and his love of Collioure seduce us "
Joël and Marleen

"What a truly wonderful tour of Collioure. You brought fauvism to life with your enthusiasm and knowledge. Two teenage children were entranced!
Many thanks "
The Speedy Family

"Very nice visit by an outstanding guide.
Thank you so much !"
Béatrice September 2018

"Very pleasant walk in the footsteps of Matisse and Derain.
Very interesting comments which allow a better understanding of the works. "
Jacques and Martine

"The painting workshop was great!"

"The path of fauvism: a real treat, commented with so much enthusiasm and passion for this beautiful region.
Thank you"


10 Rue De La Prud'Homie

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