"Histoires d'objets", when sound makes collections visibleMusée international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge
Conversation between Caroline Stévan, journalist and author of our podcast « Histoires d’objets » and Pascal Hufschmid, director of the Museum.
Archeology of tasteMuséum d'histoire naturelle
Starting from food waste found for example in ancient latrines, archaeozoologists go back, thanks to the identification of small bon fragments, to ancient culinary flavors !
Workshop-demonstration with an artist.
Gong bathMusée d'art et d'histoire
Float in the deep sounds of huge gongs like in a bath, comfortably installed in the middle of Egyptian antiquities with Hathor and Bastet, deities linked to music, with Stéphane Gabioux, sound therapist at the Otium Center
What is circular architecture?Musée international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge
Discover circular architecture with the architecture studio Baubüro in situ who is renovating our reception areas in an eco-responsible way. Get your hands dirty ! Building sculptures with recycled materials.
Wellness and sensationsMusée d'art et d'histoire
To chill and meditate with the DJs of the Festival Electron
Shh!Musée international de la Réforme
Shh! Without noise and without a guide, visit the new permanent exhibition of the museum, which opened only a fortnight ago, at your own pace.
Creation of a calligram from your memoriesCentre d'Art Contemporain Genève
On the fourth floor of the Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, the education team offers to interpret the current exhibition Chrysalis: The Butterfly’s Dream in the form of calligrams. Calligraphy and invented words take part in this workshop to offer infinite possibilities of creations, with only one key word: metamorphosis!
Let's dance together!MEG - Musée d'ethnographie de Genève
Come and dance in the new temporary exhibition…to the buzzing of bees, the softness of cow’s coat Souris, or the whispering of roots: a unique experience with your body and your senses.
Discover the grounds in all perspectivesSite archéologique de la cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Genève
Throughout the evening, discover the archaeological site, up and down and across, and at your own pace.
DeflagrationsMusée international de la Réforme
Bringing together almost 150 drawings of children in war, from the First World War to Ukraine, the temporary exhibition Deflagrations will leave no one indifferent. Discover these poignant testimonies on free or guided tours, in French and English, during this edition of the Night of the Museums.
Roman food tastingCollection des moulages de l’UNIGE
What kind of food did the Romans eat? An opportunity to discover and taste ancient recipes prepared by the Nunc est bibendum Association!
Strike up the Chinese band!Fondation Baur, Musée des arts d'Extrême-Orient
A programme of discovery of traditional Chinese music, by the “Silk and Bamboo Ensemble” of the Haute Ecole de musique de Genève. Popular tunes from all around China, for the pure pleasure of music lovers!
Chat with our flying guides!
Singing bowlsMusée d'art et d'histoire
Immerse yourself in the sounds like in a bath, comfortably installed in the middle of Egyptian antiquities with Hathor and Bastet, deities linked to music, who watch over you. With Bernadette Würsten, sound therapist, Center Otium
The folding factorySEU – Salle d’exposition de l’UNIGE
A performance to understand how the great rock folds of the Alps were formed and what physical forces were at work. The strength of the visitors will be used to create a huge geological fold, which will take shape under their push.
The House of Surprises!MAMCO
Sensory exploration area
In the courtyard of the MAMCO a strange house awaits you : it’s the TrucsTruck !
It contains mysterious objects, real treasures for the imagination ansdsensory exploration!
In partnership with The Maison de la Créativité.
The Greatest Exquisite Corpse of the NightCentre d'Art Contemporain Genève
In connection with the work of artist Guo Fengyi presented in the exhibition Chrysalis: The Butterfly’s Dream, take part in the collective creation of the largest exquisite corpse of the Nuit des Musées. You can contribute to this oversized collective writing and graphic game on the fourth floor of the Centre.
Mediators for a nightMAMCO
Students from the Institut Florimont will share with you their favorites from the museum’s exhibitions.
Paint with natural pigmentsMaison Rousseau et Littérature
For one night, come and paint your landscape with natural pigments from the earth, in the company of the painter Martin Sollberger. The natural pigments used are non-toxic, unlike many modern colors. Trees, flowers, skies and rivers: draw nature with its own colors!
This workshop is linked to the temporary exhibition Gustave Roud, poet and photographer, which presents the numerous portraits and landscapes of our countryside captured by the poet.
In 2023, the AYOF Human Rights Photography Prize looks at digital technologies: tools for information, communication and empowerment, they are also used to monitor activists and politicians.
Owl feather & eyeMuséum d'histoire naturelle
At the bend of a walk in the galleries, meet the birds of prey that are active at night: owls. How do they use their senses to move around, catch prey and reproduce ?
Silent Party at the museumMEG - Musée d'ethnographie de Genève
Come and roar, bark, coo and dance…or simply visit the museum to the animal sounds of the MEG Silent Party.
In collaboration with Silent Project – Genève Ville Vivante.
Songs from new space mountainSEU – Salle d’exposition de l’UNIGE
A hybrid performance that recalls the familiar sounds of the alpine world.
Shamanic drumsMusée d'art et d'histoire
Immerse yourself in the rhythm of shamanic drums responding to Dionysus and the Maenads at the heart of the ancient collections, with Delphine Hug, holistic therapist, Center Otium.
The golden age of alpine geologySEU – Salle d’exposition de l’UNIGE
Take a glimpse into the exhibitions with a 30-minute tour