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A day and a night at the Picasso museum this weekend for an unprecedented and fun dive into the artist's work

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A day and a night at the Picasso museum this weekend for an unprecedented and fun dive into the artist's work

Discover by day and by night La Célestine , Matadors et Musicians ou Kisses : some of Pablo Picasso's greatest works will be accessible for 24 hours without interruption, Saturday and Sunday, at the National Picasso Museum in Paris.

Installed in a private mansion in Paris, in the heart of the Marais district, the institution will offer an unprecedented and fun dive into the work of Picasso and the most significant moments of his life, as well as a cross-reading with the work. by sculptor Auguste Rodin.

In the exhibition halls and in the open air, workshops, shows, screenings, DJ sets, musicians, actors and circus artists will follow one another from daybreak to the heart of the night.

"For 24 hours, the museum will be fully animated. Since its reopening in 2014, the museum has been in perpetual motion," Claire Garnier, director of the museum's collections, told AFP, which has one of the richest public collections. in the world dedicated to the Catalan master. "Coming in the middle of the night to visit the collections will be a special and quite magical experience."

Saturday morning, the start of this artistic marathon will be given at 10:00 am with a thematic walk guided by Picasso's sketchbooks. In the evening the romantic and artistic encounter between Dora Maar and Picasso will be told to night owl visitors who will be able to eat in the gardens around food trucks of Spanish cuisine.

Other highlights:

6.15 p.m. to 7 p.m. live concert: the orchestra of the Compagnie Alexis Grüss revisits the first decades of the 20th century in Paris and the musical history of the circus.

– 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. nocturnal readings: Adel Abdessemed, Kamel Daoud, Christophe Ono-Dit-Biot, Lydie Salvayre and other authors even closer to the works of Pablo Picasso.

-22h electro live from Thylacine: with his new album "Timeless", the French electronic music prodigy transforms classic masterpieces into magnificent electronic pieces. On the program, Mozart, Beethoven but also Satie with whom Pablo Picasso collaborated for the ballet Parade.

-From midnight to 4 am : equipped with Picasso's words and long hollow canes, artist-poets whisper poetic, philosophical and literary secrets in the ears of visitors.

-1am cinema: Le Mystère Picasso by Henri Georges Clouzot (1955)

Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1956, the film was critically acclaimed

Full program (reservation recommended)