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Fondation Pierre Arnaud

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Great Exhibitions in Amazing Building with Spectacular Lakeside Setting.

I have been to 3 exhibitions here now and never been disappointed. The latest Aboriginal Art... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Stephen B
Lens, Switzerland
Art Gallery in the Swiss Alps

I have been a couple of times to this modern art gallery opened in 2013. The most recent... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Sevin H
London, United Kingdom
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12 Mar 2018
“Great Exhibitions in Amazing Building with Spectacular Lakeside Setting.”
21 Jan 2018
“Art Gallery in the Swiss Alps”
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route de Crans 1, Lens 1978, Switzerland
+41 27 483 46 10
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I have been to 3 exhibitions here now and never been disappointed. The latest Aboriginal Art Exhibition really was impressive. So many excellent pieces from different groups of indigenous Australian artists and some truly big names too, Rover Thomas, Clifford Possum etc. The Mirrored Passive...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 21 January 2018

I have been a couple of times to this modern art gallery opened in 2013. The most recent exhibition is Australian Aboriginal art of which the main recurring theme is dreams and the rainbow serpent.

Thank Sevin H
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Beautiful location. Small but interesting collection. Beautiful restaurant with 19 Gault milieu points – only had coffee but would recommend as location for lunch from look and calm feel!

Thank P B
Reviewed 27 July 2017

A wonderful gallery in the Swiss Alps. The exhibition of posters of Islam was fascinating and a wonderful collection put together across the Middle East. The restaurant is worth visiting too.

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

I'm normally not a huge fan of museum, but I enjoy the small cafe and the view, just for that you can go, also if you like museum you can enjoy the museum

Thank Marc F
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

We enjoy going to the Fondation and very much appreciate each of their exhibitions. One suggestion : have mediators on each floor to guide visitors. The restaurant proposes a good choice. Too bad they decided to stop the Sunday brunch which was a real treat.....Hope...More

Thank Helene G
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Superb building and outstanding fine arts exhibitions (two per year). The latest modern style in the way of presenting art exhibitions! For me it is the total opposite of Gianadda Foundation in Martigny. The latter should be inspired by Arnaud Foundation! The old... and the...More

Thank incahueca
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Nice collection of impressionist pointilliste paintings at the time we visited. Museography of good quality. A special media allowing interaction between visitors and a particular painting reproduced with digital technology is amazing and bring a lot to enjoy the maestria of the painter. Some special...More

Thank HarryDubois
Reviewed 16 February 2014

We knew the Gianadda Foundation in Martigny, but the Pierre Arnaud Foundation in the small village of Lens is an all new art attraction in Valais. It just opened in December 2013 and it is already offering a high-level exhibition: "Mastery of color? Effusion of...More

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