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Discovering the life of Louise Bourgeois

The Grütli presents Louis(e), the theatrical biography of feminist artist Louise Bourgeois, famous for her Maman sculpture, a giant spider installed at the Place Neuve in 2011. The play is inspired by her exploration of intimacy, emotions and inner workings of the female artist’s mind. The show is in English and French. A FREE guided tour in English of the theatre and an expo related to the play takes place on 6 February in the presence of the actress who plays the lead role.

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From February 24 to March 8 | Théâtre du Grütli

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Festival Antigel

10 years, one love

On its 10th anniversary, the Festival Antigel features bold concerts and performances to shake off the February frost. Join the party and discover this festival’s mission of bringing variety to the local music scene.






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Until February 15 | Various locations

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Learning from experience

The Théâtre des Expériences

Hosted by the Musée d’histoire des sciences, the Théâtre des Expériences invites visitors to learn physics through demonstration and experimentation, following the inventive ideas of Marc-Auguste Pictet (1752-1825). Replicas of his contraptions will give visitors as chance to test and learn more about the ideas presented, first-hand. Not to be missed by curious minds, young and old.


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Until February 21, 2021 | Musée d’histoire des sciences



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Classical Music

Mozart at Victoria Hall in Geneva

Directed by Daniel Reuss, the Orchestre du XVIIIe siècle and the Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne present Mozart’s Symphony n. 40 in G minor, and his Requiem in D minor at the beautiful Victoria Hall in Geneva.
Tickets range from CHF 20 to CHF 135.


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February 7th at 20h | Victoria Hall

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Six Brandenburg Concertos
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Contemporary ballet

The Six Brandenburg Concertos

In a production by the Grand Théâtre de Genève, in collaboration with ADC, The Six Brandenburg Concertos are a contemporary ballet masterpiece, to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Choreographed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, 16 dancers across multiple generations and 23 musicians deliver a delicate dialogue between movement and sound.
Tickets range from CHF 17 to CHF 99.


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From February 20 to 23 | Bâtiment des Forces Motrices

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© 2020 International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

Posters from the edge

The Red Cross’ international poster collection on show

No form of publicity brings back such nostalgia as posters. In its Arrêt sur Affiches exhibition, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum presents its collection of posters from all over the world. Since 1988, the collection has grown to over 10,000 posters, dating from 1866 to the present. Fundraising, disease prevention, emergency response, volunteer recruitment – the messages they convey remain as relevant as ever.


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Until March 22 | MICR

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Contemporary sculpture

A moment of reflection at the Musée Ariana

In partnership with the Kunstforum gallery in Solothurn, the Musée Ariana presents the work of contemporary Belgian artist Johan Tahon. His art focuses on the complexity of the human condition and his REFUGE/SILENCE exhibition is sure to inspire moments of reflection.


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Until April 5 | Musée Ariana

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Leonardo 500th

Celebrating the Renaissance Man

A universally celebrated genius, Leonardo da Vinci is known for his painting, innovative ideas and interest in the natural sciences, driven by an insatiable curiosity. On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of his death, the University of Geneva presents some of his lesser-known works, focused on the earth sciences, music and mathematics.



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Until February 20 | Salle d'exposition de l'UNIGE 

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