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Strolls (virtually) at the museum

Family Frédéric - assistant base de données et TIC By Frédéric - assistant base de données et TIC, the 17 November 2020

As part of our "Waiting for Better Days and Getting Your Heart Warmed" series, this week, you have another appointment with blogger Micmac on a summer vacation in our beautiful region between two lockdowns. In his article posted on August 24, 2020, he takes you for a virtual stroll (health crisis obliges) at the Bernard d'Agesci museum in Niort.

There are not only ice creams or pancakes in Niort, we also went baguenauder in the beautiful Bernard d'Agesci museum of the Niortaise agglomeration. Housed in the buildings of the former Lycée Jean-Macé which have been superbly renovated, it bears the name of a great artistic figure of Niort, Bernard d'Agesci (1756-1829), of his real name Augustin Bernard.

It is a multidisciplinary museum with several sections: fine arts and decorative arts, natural history and conservatory of education. We start with a temporary exhibition dedicated to the "Regional Jewel, a Niortaise specialty" which makes us discover a goldsmith’s workshop in the 19th century and the role of male and female jewels that adorn the costumes and mark the passages of life. ... Read more

Photo credit: Michel Frances

Closed during the lockdown, the museums of Niort Agglo invite you to discover some of their collections differently thanks to online tours.

To access it, download the "Musée Bernard d'Agesci" and "Musée du Donjon" apps for free on your smartphone via the Apple and Playstore platforms.
These courses are available in French and English. They are designed for adults and children.
Over here to find out more.

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