The First Weekend of the Month

© Mike Sommer

During the First Weekend of the Month, discover various activities, workshops and free tours at the Musée de l'Elysée.



In accordance with the directives issued by the competent authorities and in order to respect the protection measures, guided tours as well as public meetings can only accommodate a limited number of participants. Prior registration is therefore necessary.

The distance of 1,5 meters between participants cannot be guaranteed therefore masks will be available for those who wish. For handling objects, disposable gloves will be offered.

First Saturday of the month

On the first Saturday of the month, the Musée de l'Elysée invites you to visit the exhibition reGeneration4 during a guided tour offered. Guided tour at 4pm. Free. Registration required.

Saturday July 4 : guided tour with Chus Díaz Bacchetta, Education Department representativ

Saturday, August 2 :  guided tour in english with Stephan Holenstein, Education Department representative.

Saturday, September 5 : guided tour with Pauline Martin, curator.


Sundays behind the scenes

Every first Sunday of the month, the museum invites you to “Sundays behind the scenes” from 2pm-5pm, an event for all.

At 3pm : the Conservations & Collections Teams will tell you stories about the collections’ history.

Sunday, July 5
Ciel mon pixel!
Meet Manuel Sigrist, head of web development and digital projects

Sunday, August 3
The Collections Conduct an Inquiry
Meet Christelle Michel, Researcher  

Sunday, September 6
Accrochage sans accroc (Hanging without hang ups!)
Meet Simira Räbsamen, head of museum design and logistics



Mobile Education (in partnership with the UNIL, University of Lausanne)

Every first weekend of the month, two students from the Pedagogy and Cultural Mediation in the Humanities specialization program will stroll through the exhibition spaces on Saturdays and Sundays from 2 to 5 pm. Supervised by the Service Culture et Médiation scientifique of UNIL, they will come and meet you in order to discuss René Burri's works.