After two cancellations due to the pandemic, the World Federation of Friends of Museums is once again organizing its General Assembly to be held in France ! Marseilles welcomes us for this beautiful event which will allow all of us, Young Friends of museums, to meet, to be together and to exchange ! In addition to the General Assembly, this event will be punctuated by exceptional visits and highlights among Friends. We hope to see many of you in this recovery year !

In the program:

Thursday, June 2

  • 12 pm-3 pm: Reception of participants at the MucemLab of Fort Saint-Jean
  • 3 pm-5.30 pm: Visits of the exhibition « Migratory Objects, treasures under influence » at the Vieille Charité, then free visits in the Panier district
  • 7 pm-8.30 pm : Welcome cocktail at the Site du Port Antique, Marseilles History Museum

Friday, June 3

  • 9 am: Welcome/Visit of the Reserves of Marseilles
  • 10.30 am: Visit of the CCR – Mucem Conservation and Resource Center
    Lunch at Artagon/Epopée Village
  • 2.30 pm: Visit of Artagon & Reflection workshops between Young Friends
  • 6 pm-7.30 pm: Welcome at the Palais du Pharo by the Mayor of Marseilles
  • Conference on the theme of migratory objects led by Barbara Cassin, (French Academy, general curator of the exhibition) at the Palais du Pharo
  • 7.30 pm-9 pm: Cocktail in the Salon Frioul of the Palais du Pharo

Saturday, June 4

  • 9 am-11 am: Roundtable discussion on Friends of Museums and digital technologies
  • Cultural visits in the southern districts of Marseille
  • Departure from the History Museum by private bus
  • 11.45 am-1 pm: Visit of exhibition ex-votos at Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde
  • 1 pm-2.30 pm: Lunch at L’Eau Vive restaurant, Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde
  • 3 pm-4.30 pm: Private visits of your choice : The Museum of decorative arts, fine earthenware and fashion at Château Borély or The Contemporary Art Museum
  • 5 pm: Return to hotels by bus and free time
  • 6:30 pm: Participants make their way to the Muceum
  • 7 pm-8 pm: Private visit of the exhibition « Connectivity », Mucem
  • 8 pm: Aperitif and diner, Môle Passédat, Muceum
  • 10 pm: Return to the Vieux Port
  • The evening will continue in a nice bar in the Cours Julien

Sunday, June 5

  • 10 am-11.30 am: General Assembly, Auditorium Mucem
  • 11.30 am-1 pm: Free Visits of the exhibitions at the Mucem and the site
  • 1 pm-2.30 pm: Farewell lunch, Regards Café restaurant (Museum Regards de Provence)
  • 2.30 pm: Optional visit of the Museum Regards de Provence, which is dedicated to the painters of Provence and established in an old restored sanitary station.

The Young Friends of the FFSAM,

Best regards