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3 July to 12 September

Let yourself drift from a work signed by a today’s great artist to a remarkable element of our heritage, from classic sites to unknown treasures, from a historic alleyway to a contemporary piece of architecture, from a surprising vista onto the city to a sunset on the Loire estuary…

Nantes, the endless jouney, read the Guide

Every summer an artistic programme in the public space takes over the city.

what's new in 2021

Contemporary Art
Place Graslin

Playground 2021 - TITAN

In the centre of the Graslin square, a monumental, circular track dedicated to the age-old practice of roller...

Le Naufrage de Neptune, maquette
Contemporary Art
Place Royale

Ugo Schiavi

By submerging the fountain’s statues, a massive heap of steel is invaded by the ebb and flow of water, which weeps...

Le Naufrage de Neptune
Contemporary Art

Continuing the allegory of a shipwreck, a hidden character appears on the banks of the Loire.

Un castor sur un arbre couché, Esquisse
Contemporary Art
Porte Sauvetout

Laurent Le Deunff

Staging a fictional story for a medieval relic.

The Flying land, Jut Art Museum, Tapei, 2018
03.07.2021 - 12.09.2021
Passage Sainte-Croix

Ulla von Brandenburg

An immersive and renewed experience  : movement, stage, colour, music, and textiles, to name a few.

The Faint House Of Yes
Contemporary Art
Temple du goût

Bianca Bondi

This chemical ceremony involves embalming every space on site, each one of which dedicated to a protective material...

Gilles Barbier Travailler le dimanche
22.05.2021 - 26.09.2021
HAB Galerie

Gilles Barbier

Exploring rational thought processes and overlapping ideas through fictional tales.

Pass Nantes

12.06.2021 - 12.09.2021
Château des ducs de Bretagne

3 fragrance variations submitted to the public

Only one of these 3 original creations will be made available for purchase at the end of the year. But which will it...

Pass Nantes

Expression(s) décoloniale(s) #2 _ Romuald Hazoumè, Water Cargo _ Musée d histoire de Nantes
19.05.2021 - 14.11.2021
Château des ducs de Bretagne

Romuald Hazoumè

A chance to discover current historical and artistic perspectives on the Atlantic slave trade

Pass Nantes

esprit et forme du Japon
03.07.2021 - 12.09.2021
Château des ducs de Bretagne

Toshihiro Hamano

The Illustrated Life of Prince Shōtoku, Chūgū temple collection: 4 screens visible for the first time in...

Le va-et-vient des pierres électriques. Esquisse
Contemporary Art

Amélie Bertrand

An artist takes over 2 trams, like mobile paintings in the urban landscape.

Filili Viridi
Contemporary Art
Jardin des plantes

Jean Jullien

3 new characters join the group for the summer of 2021.