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Musée National Marc Chagall

Nice | Modern and Contemporary Art
€6 - €8
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The Marc Chagall Museum (or national Museum of the Marc Chagall Biblical message) is a national museum devoted to the work of the painter Marc Chagall - mainly that of religiously - and located in Nice in the Alpes-Maritimes.

Created during the lifetime of the artist with the support of the Minister of Culture André Malraux, and inaugurated in 1973, the Museum is also known as the «musée national Marc Chagall Biblical message"because it houses the series of seventeen paintings illustrating biblical message, painted by Chagall and offered to the french State in 1966. This series illustrates the Genesis, exodus and the song of songs.

But measure and the collections enriched, which was a thematic Museum illustrating the biblical message has become a veritable monographic museum dedicated to the work of religious and spiritual of Chagall inspiration. In 1972, the painter gives to the Museum all sketches preparatory of the Biblical Message as well as the stained glass and sculptures, and in 1986, the Museum acquires predation, subsequently full sketches and gouaches made for the Exodus as well as ten other paints, which belongs the Resistance, Resurrection, release triptych. Other acquisitions complemented the collections of the Museum which today has one of the largest groups of works by Marc Chagall.

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Contact details

  • Name: Musée National Marc Chagall
  • Address: Avenue du Docteur-Ménard - 06000 - Nice - France
  • Phone: (33) 04 93 53 87 20


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Getting there

  • By bus : ligne n°22 (Musée Chagall)
  • By train : gare SNCF
  • By plane : aéroport de Nice Côte d’'Azur

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