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Musee d'Art Sacre Contemporain Eglise Saint Hugues

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A church like no other

This little church nested in a Chartreuse valley has been nicely decorated by a local artist by the... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2017
stism
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Grenoble, France
Once Considered Provocative, Arcabas' Sacred Art is Joyful

Located in Saint Hugues, a small church in an equally quaint village in Saint Pierre de Chartreuse... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2015
Susan M
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Jul 3, 2017
“A church like no other”
Oct 28, 2015
“Once Considered Provocative, Arcabas' Sacred Art is Joyful”
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Saint Hugues, 38380 Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, France
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

This little church nested in a Chartreuse valley has been nicely decorated by a local artist by the name of Arcabas. And the result is really stunning. Do miss it if you visit the Grande Chartreuse Correrie. Facing the church, across the street, notice the...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2015

Located in Saint Hugues, a small church in an equally quaint village in Saint Pierre de Chartreuse, is now an Isere museum that houses the largest collection of Arcabas' works in contemporary christian art. Religious services are still held and the museum is closed during...More

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Reviewed October 21, 2015

This unassuming church has spawned the Art of Arcabas. Individual works span 30+ years starting when he was 25. Even if you weren't into religious art these plentiful images would get you engaged. Great colour, abstraction of form but enough to keep you knowing. Aka...More

Thank Karl S
Reviewed August 30, 2014

Our landlord recommended this church for a quick visit. As the name suggests, it's full of sacred art - paintings, sculpture, stained glass. We were warmly welcomed. There's a commentary in French. It's a light and airy space and well worth a 20 minute stopover.

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Reviewed August 9, 2014

Wonderful space for its collection of sacred modern art by the still-living artist Arcabas. A peaceful, glorious moment is worth the detour. The visit is free, plus there are plenty of little restaurants with local fare in the vicinity. Our favourite is the Ferme de...More

Thank mamontgomery
Reviewed September 22, 2013

This stunning chapel in a beautiful valley has a collection of works by one artist, Arcabas, who worked on it from when he was very young. he designed the three tiers of wall coverings and paintings, the lights, the alter, the candlesticks. They changed as...More

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HazelPonty
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Response from mamontgomery | Reviewed this property |
Grenoble. Don't know the bus schedules but you cam find them on the Grenoble or St. Hughes sites.
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HazelPonty
February 8, 2015|
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Response from Tonytourist | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I'm intrigued by your question, but I think you have sent it to the wrong person! I'm not a tour guide, just a regular tourist. I hope you can find the right person for your trip. All the best.
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