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Musee d'art Hyacinthe Rigaud

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Excellent revamp of an old classic home, now a really great gallery/museum, focusing on art in... read more

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Like most Perpignan places of interest, the museum is in a historic building in the heart of old... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
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temporarily closed to open Juin 24
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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21 rue Mailly, 66000, Perpignan, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent revamp of an old classic home, now a really great gallery/museum, focusing on art in & about Perpignan

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kevin J
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Like most Perpignan places of interest, the museum is in a historic building in the heart of old town. The permanent collection is small but nice. There is a room for Picasso ceramics, something most people don't know about him. Picasso was fond of Perpignan...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

The gallery itself and its permanent displays are interesting and reasonably good. However, the temporary exhibition of Dufy's work when he lived in the area is excellent and well worth visiting. It offers a good understanding of his technique and the matters that influenced him....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

The first thing I would like to say is how friendly and helpful the staff were at this museum. They went out of their way to assist us even though our French is spotty at best. I'm an art history buff and I was really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Heather M
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Once again, the MAHR in Perpignan offers a wonderful experience with its newest exhibit dedicated to Raoul Dufy. I had the pleasure to view the wonderful Picasso exhibit last year, and this year’s retrospective of the Fauvist artist is equally enjoyable. On display are colorful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Well worth visiting with great permanent collection and peaceful garden courtyard, the visiting exhibition of Dufy’s work while he lived in Perpignan in the 1940’s is superb.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

This wonderful museum always leaves me gobsmacked. This time it’s a Raul Dufy exhibition based on his 10 years in Perpignan, whilst in exile from the Hitler hordes. It covers a lot of his ground + his associations with fellow geniuses of the period &...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kevin J
Reviewed August 8, 2018

For me, it is an unmissable museum in Perpignan. The permanent exhibition showcases local artists. I really liked the work of Hyacinthe Riguaud in the baroque part.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Olivoyl2
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Wonderful job of restoration & rehanging in this wonderful old building, superb collection of arts from various periods, highly recommended

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kevin J
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Stunning space. The current temporary exhibition of works by Jean and Jaques Capdeville is wonderful and the permanent exhibition showcases local artists from the gothic periods up until modern day. A highlight for me was the art collection of M Rey donated to the gallery...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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