Covid-19

According to the current federal rules, the access to cultural activities indoors is retricted to holders of a valid Covid certificate + ID card. This does not apply to youngsters and children under the age of 16. Wearing a mask is no longer compulsory indoors.

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The Collection

Exposition permanente
Free entrance
"Come and see here what you won't see elsewhere!" is the slogan for the permanent exhibition, laid out chronologically over two floors to showcase treasures from Vaud's art collections, with some three hundred works dating from the eighteenth century to the present day.
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Reliques et monuments. Œuvres de Christian Boltanski

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Espace Focus
Free entrance
Following Les Suisses morts, the show Christian Boltanski (1944-2021) mounted at the museum in 1993, MCBA acquired several pieces by the French artist as well as a number of artist’s…
Following Les Suisses morts, the show Christian Boltanski (1944-2021) mounted at the museum in 1993, MCBA acquired several pieces by the French artist as well as a number of artist’s…

Browsing the collection

Each month, new works are added to the list of comments written by the MCBA’s curatorial team.
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Browsing the collection (in FR)

New MCBA

Currently closed, MCBA is leaving the Palais de Rumine for a made-to-measure building a stone’s throw from the station, on the site of a future arts neighbourhood

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PLATEFORME 10

Fine art, photography, design, textile arts: by their very nature, these artistic fields have reason to enter into dialogue. The union of MCBA, the Musée de l’Elysée and the mudac, complemented by the presence of the Toms Pauli and Félix Vallotton Foundations, will form PLATEFORME 10, a new “arts district” next to the Lausanne train station.

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