Every Wednesday, 2.30 pm and 4.30 pm
Children are invited to imagine a useful clay object based on objects picked up around the art center. The found objects usually range from pebbles and chestnut burrs to plane tree bark and fig leaves. Then, on the long table at the art center they will create practical objects like ceramic candlesticks or plates.
Saturday 28 october 2017, 3 pm
We will first have a look at one of Valentine Schlegel’s chimneys in a private house, then gather chestnuts at Gif-sur-Yvette. We will return to roast the chestnuts in the Valentine Schlegel chimney at CAC Brétigny while listening to Marie-Laure Lapeyrère’s lecture on François Mathey, L'art vivant au musée, Francois Mathey (conservateur) invente le musée d'art contemporain
City Youth Services of Brétigny-sur-Orge
During the All Saints’ Day holidays, Angélique Buisson, an artist currently in residence at CAC Brétigny, will be offering a workshop with the City Youth Services of Brétigny-sur-Orge. For an entire week, young people can learn to pilot a drone and take part in shooting and editing a video. Manipulating images and analyzing different objects, the participants will dramatize some of the blind spots in the writing of history and propose new interpretations.
Saturday 2 December 2017, 7 pm
The design specialist Pierre Doze will give a lecture entitled L'errata ajouté à l'histoire des arts par Pierre Staudenmeyer (galeriste), which will be followed by a clay-pot dinner with steamed dishes. A menu of red cabbage, goulash, and candied apple and pear will be served.
Saturday 9 December 2017, 3.30 pm
Last day of the show
On the final day of the show we will have the chance to listen to the collector Pascal Marziano speak about the history of his collection of ceramics while we enjoy herbal teas brewed from plants picked in Provence.