"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.
MCBA offers a new perspective on the role of Viennese artists in the genesis of modern art. Under the Skin presents over 170 paintings, drawings, sculptures, and objects created at the dawn of the twentieth century.
The art of Kiki Smith (*1954) is a meditation on the body. The artist observes every aspect of corporeal materiality and the conditions shaping the time on earth of the body political, spiritual, domestic, fleshly, base, and universal. The solo exhibition focuses on the sensory dimension of Kiki Smith's oeuvre, with a selection of around a hundred drawings, prints, sculptures, and one video.