EvENTS IN Pas de Calais

the Dragon settles in Calais.

From December 17th

The Compagnie du Dragon offers you a unique experience, aboard the Calais Dragon, a monumental steel and carved wood construction created by François Delarozière. You will climb along its tail to embark on a covered carriage for a 30 min trip on his back from where you will enjoy a panoramic view of the seafront and the town.

Previous booking highly recommended !

 

50 years ago; Mankind’s first steps on the Moon 

From July 2019 to June 2020

To mark the 50th anniversary of Mankind’s first steps on the Moon, La Coupole presents an original exhibition on the origins and fundamentals of the quest to conquer Space. Displayed in four major sections, the exhibition tackles the technological and scientific challenges that such an expedition involved, the Moon Hoax or science in the face of conspiracy theories, a few perspectives of the Earth and the Moon and the race to the Moon between USSR and the USA.

www.lacoupole-france.com

Carte blanche to Olivier Theyskens; In Praesentia

From 15 June 2019 to 5 January 2020

In Praesentia

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, the Cité de la Dentelle et de la Mode has given carte blanche to Belgian designer Olivier Theyskens who is known for reveries in which the costume is the principal actor. « In Praesentia » is a project constructed in fragments and through collisions, inspired by a creative dialogue between the singular work of Olivier Theyskens and the historic, textile and industrial collections of the Cité.

www.cite-dentelle.fr

 

The Poland Exhibition at the Louvre-Lens

From 25 September 2019 to 20 January 2020

Painting the soul of a nation

2019 marks a century since the signing of the convention between France and Poland « relating to emigration and immigration », that led to the large scale arrival of Polish workers in France and, more specifically, in the mining Basin of the north of the country. In order to commemorate this defining event for the identity of the local area, the Louvre-Lens Museum is presenting a major retrospective of Polish paintings from the 19th Century in conjunction with the National Museum in Warsaw.

www.louvrelens.fr