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Fondation Opale

Fondation Opale’s mission is to both highlight the importance of the art centre in Lens, Valais (Crans-Montana) and make contemporary Aboriginal art accessible to everyone across Europe.
Through permanent and temporary exhibits, workshops, meet and greets and publications, the Fondation Opale wishes to establish a permanent dialogue between contemporary and Aboriginal art.

This museum greets you in the following languages: D/F/I/E
Opening 2018

Foundation Opale
Foundation Opale
Children's workshops
Children's workshops

Current exhibitions

Before Time Began

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A travers un parcours qui amènera les visiteurs dans les régions isolées d’Australie du début des années 1970 en passant par la Terre d’Arnhem, le désert central ou le Kimberley jusqu’à la création contemporaine des APY Lands avec des peintures sur toile, sur écorce et sculptures. L’exposition explore la notion du Rêve dans la culture aborigène. Aussi, l’installation Berg Elle de l’artiste suisse Pipilotti Rist, métaphore sur l’égalité des peuples et des sexes.

The exhibition is documented in the following languages: F/E
Guided tours are offered in the following languages: F/E
  • Art
    Art

Location of the museum

Route de Crans 1
1978 Lens

Location/directions

Route de Crans 1- 1978 Lens Highway until Sierre (Wallis) follow Crans-Montana. At the roundabout in Chermignon d'en-Haut follow Lens. Parking close to the entrance of the Fondation

Open

Exhibitions:
Wednesday-Sunday 10:00- 18:00

Contact

Fondation Opale
Route de Crans 1 Case postale 39
1978 Lens
027 483 46 10 Telephone
info@fondationopale.ch
http://www.fondationopale.ch/
  • Museum pass: holders of the Swiss museum pass have free admission.
    Museum pass: holders of the Swiss museum pass have free admission.
  • Parking
    Parking
  • Cafeteria
    Cafeteria
  • Restaurant
    Restaurant
  • Shop
    Shop
  • Children and family-friendly
    Children and family-friendly
  • Completely wheelchair accessible
    Completely wheelchair accessible
  • Very good accessibility with public transport
    Very good accessibility with public transport