Avignon

Passion for Venice - the Nani San Trovaso archaeological collection

From 10/10/2023 to 12/05/2024.
Closed on Monday.
October, March April May: 10-1 / 2-6pm.

- November to February: 10-1 / 2-5pm.

Closed on 25 December; 1 January and 1 May.

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The Musée Lapidaire displays the archaeological collections of the Musée Calvet. It shows over 40 ancient Greek and Greco-Roman works from the exceptional collection that belonged to the great Nani di San Trovaso family from Venice.
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This exhibition enables you to (re)discover a selection of works of priceless value.
Each work illustrates the passion of the members of the powerful Nani di San Trovaso family. Guided by their curiosity, stimulated by their taste for the ancient world and driven by their quest for the ideal museum, the members of the family have left the mark of their personalilty on the composition of this collection.
The exhibition also underscores the decisive role played by Esprit Requien, member of the board of the Museum Calvet, now the Calvet Foundation, and executor in the acquisition of these works which have fascinated all those who have seen them since 1841.

Part of the Italian Week in Avignon - La Bella Italia.

No charge.

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Dates and times

From 10/10/2023 to 12/05/2024.
Closed on Monday.
October, March April May: 10-1 / 2-6pm.

- November to February: 10-1 / 2-5pm.

Closed on 25 December; 1 January and 1 May.

Languages spoken

  • French

Prices

Free of charge.

Contact

Musée Lapidaire - Chapelle des Jésuites
27 rue de la République
84000 Avignon
Tel : View number 04 90 85 75 38
E-Mail : musee.calvet@mairie-avignon.com
Website : http://www.musee-lapidaire.org/

Coordinates

Longitude : 4.805716
Latitude : 43.945632