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Musee d' Art Moderne

8 Boulevard Marechal Joffre, 66400 Ceret, France
04 68 87 27 76
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Ranked #1 of 7 attractions in Ceret
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
Most recent review
- Jul 27, 2014
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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Both the permanent collection and the current bull-fighting exhibition are excellent. Much of the art focuses on the beautiful village of Ceret itself and features some wonderful artists such as Picasso, Miro, Chagall, Matisse and Masson. You can have a lovely stroll around Ceret itself.

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Kent, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Fascinating, Whether you like modern art or not, this museum offers a very well informed visit and has some great modern art. We have visited a three times and there is often an exhibition and well worth seeing, Worth the entrance fee.

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Saw the show on bullfighting which was well curated with art new and old and a vintage film to whet the appetite...the pay once come and go entrance fee is great for taking a lunch break in this beautiful town...paintings everyone can enjoy.

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oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The permanent collection is excellent and the temporary exhibitions are a cut above the ordinary. Ceret is a small town and the Musee is very accessible.

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Saumur, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Despite being only partially open (and therefore free entrance!) we thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits and discovered some new names, particularly the varied works of Pinkus Krémègne which span his life until the age of 90, and also Chaïm Soutine. If all these aren't enough for you, I suggest you go to the tourist office and pick up a leaflet called... More

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Bath
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Only part of the museum is open as they prepare for a Goya exhibition. Due to the limitation, entry is currently free. You can still see some Picasso's and other worthwhile works but you may wish to wait for it all to reopen. We had been before so weren't too disappointed.

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Kissimmee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Picasso, Braque, Matisse, Chagal, Manolo, the museum's founder, and a powerful 1920 painter that must haven a drunk, stoned myopic and/or astigmatic whose name is Chaim Soutine. His paintings of Ceret alone are worth the trip. Also look for the number game throughout this gem of a museum. Imagine Picasso's Blue Lady up close? Here yes, MOMA no

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This is a small venue with a variety of modern art painters over the years, Pablo Picasso and painters of his time. Most interesting to me was a display of resin cast "Flowers" and a show of modernly created plants that responded to movement. Very different!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The museum in the heart of the town is a delightful and relaxing space. However, the permanent collection is limited with a mixed set of works of mainly local interest despite the big names. If you are making a journey to Ceret just to see museum the do check out the current exhibition before you visit, otherwise do take pot... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Chagall, Picasso, Matisse all are represented, plus there was a temporary exhibition called Fractal flowers. Great fun to make the flowers grow and move! A shame the reception ladies missed their charm school classes...

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