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Détail du flyer de l'exposition Jeanne Rimbert oh les beaux jours

Jeanne Rimbert

Oh Happy Days!

Pop, colourful and fun, the artistic universe of Jeanne Rimbert is here expressing a far darker reality, the image of a society in sharp decline.


Discover the current and upcoming exhibitions

Tasse et soucoupe Porzellanfabrik Langenthal


18 June 2021 - 31 July 2022
Through the Eyes of Lionel Latham

An everyday, collectible or historical object, the cup has always reflected evolutions in the stylistic and decorative tastes of its contemporaries.

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oeuvre d'Hubert Crevoisier, tirée de la série "la dynamique jaune"

Hubert Crevoisier

25 February 2022 - 7 August 2022
I’m blue, I’m yellow. I’m green glass… and I see red!

In the melting pot of Hubert Crevoisier’s artistic practice (Switzerland, 1963), we find glass, colour and space. His installations, formal but never rigid, reveal with precision, sensitivity and modesty the palette of his intense world.

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Détail de l'affiche pour l'exposition d'Alexandre Joly, Vases communicants

Alexandre Joly

25 February 2022 - 7 August 2022
Communicating Vessels

The vase is one of the most common utilitarian ceramic vessels. Visual artist Alexandre Joly (France, 1977) has chosen as a field for artistic exploration the 2990 examples found in the collections of the Musée Ariana.

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Guided visit

Visite tactile

2 and 14 June

Visites tactiles pour les personnes malvoyantes et aveugles (plusieurs dates prévues)

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Balade à vélo

Saturday 4 June, 13:30

Connaissez-vous bien Gustave Revilliod, fondateur du Musée Ariana? Découvrez-le à bicyclette.

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Atelier de peinture sur porcelaine

Sunday 5 June, 14:00

Peinture en bleu/blanc sur porcelaine dès 12 ans

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Guided visit

Tasses! Regards de Lionel Latham / visite commentée

Sunday 12 June, 15:00

Lionel Latham propose à travers cette exposition un regard averti sur les différents objets, notamment sur les fameuses soucoupes !

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Visite et atelier peinture grand format pour adultes

Sunday 19 June, 14:00

Atelier de peinture pour adultes et visite de l'exposition

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Digital resources

Visit the Musée Ariana in another way


Amélie, Gérald, Julien et Nahuel, porteurs.euses de troubles autistiques, vous emmènent à la découverte du musée et de ses objets, en vous offrant leurs regards et leurs émotions.

Web series

The Musée Ariana regularly produces web series, mainly aimed at a teenage audience but open to everyone. A fun and entertaining way to learn about topics such as Meissen porcelain and the museum’s Japanese collection.


On our youtube channel you will regularly find new instructional videos.

Online Collections

Full immersion into the museum’s collections

The new digital platform, Online Collections, provides another way to access the museum’s exhibits, enabling the public to explore its collections in the finest detail. The app offers the curious-minded a great way to discover the world of ceramics, deepen their knowledge and even add their own contributions.

The Ariana’s blog

Fire! – a hot take on everything that gets us fired up

Dive into the world of ceramics and glassware and learn all about it with our blog. The texts are written by museum staff as well as professionals and enthusiasts from a wide range of backgrounds. All of them delight in the chance to share their knowledge and give a fresh perspective on the subject, probing it with passion and science, and peppering it with originality and a dash of humour.

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Specialising in the fired arts, the Musée Ariana’s library contains over 6,600 volumes, including issues of 40 different journals, as well as digital resources.

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