Museum life

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    01 . News

    Diary, events, work in progress... Read more

  • Albert Marquet, autoportrait aux bésicles© Musée des Beaux-Arts-mairie de Bordeaux. Cliché F.Deval

    02 . Acquisitions

    One of a museum’s principal missions is to oversee the enhancement of its collections through purchases of works from collectors, art galleries or auction rooms, or through donations and bequests. After first consulting with the DRAC (Regional Cultural Affairs Directorate) and obtaining a municipal acquisition decree, the work is registered and numbered before entering the museum’s collection.

  • Image de la caisse de transport pour "La Grèce" de Delacroix ©Musée des Beaux-Arts-mairie de Bordeaux

    03 . Loans

    In 2012, the Museum organized 100 loans of its pictures : 79 in France and 14 abroad. Read more

  • Image de la restauration d'une sculpture par l'atelier de la Croix Blanche©Musée des Beaux-Arts-mairie de Bordeaux. Cliché M.Crubilé.

    04 . Restorations

    The Musée des Beaux-Arts is setting up a restoration plan that involves preventive data and improved climate control in addition to the planned preservation objectives. Read more

  • Photo des travaux au musée

    05 . Professions at the Musée des Beaux-Arts

    A number of different professions are practiced within the Museum’s walls. We regularly invite you to take a look at some of their different aspects. Read more