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Straw men or fur-clad characters, Fools or Harlequins, carnivals or Christmas festivities, there is an unexpectedly wide variety of masking traditions, even if they share strange similarities… This exhibition invites you to discover masks made in Europe and highlights both their originality and things they have in common. Spotlight on the “intangible cultural heritage” of our continent.
For the exhibition also gives you the opportunity to better understand the notion of intangible heritage as defined by Unesco. Besides, it has made us reflect on the way of conveying the intangible to our visitors…now it’s your turn! Interactivity and sensitivity are the key words.
Come and discover an innovative museum concentrating on the living and human side of traditions and immerse yourself in the universe of European masks.