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Agenda 2017

Current exhibitions

The saadian tombs

décembre 2016 - décembre 2017

Marrakech, gift of the khettaras

décembre 2016 - décembre 2017

Morocco, land of light

janvier 2017 - décembre 2017

Saadian Splendours

avril 2017 - décembre 2017

The Mellah of Marrakech

avril 2017 - décembre 2017

avril

Saadian Splendours (Current exhibitions)

avril 2017 - décembre 2017
The Maison de la Photographie and Mouassine museum in partnership with the Delegation of the Ministry of Culture and Communication, organize an exhibition entitled « Saadian Splendours » at the Badii Palace. This exhibition is illustrated with photographs by Xavier Salmon author of the book « Marrakech Saadian Splendours 1550-1650 » and presents rare lapidary elements from the palace: capitals of columns, zelliges.... Read more

The Mellah of Marrakech (Current exhibitions)

avril 2017 - décembre 2017
The Maison de la Photographie and Mouassine museum in partnership with the Delegation of the Ministry of Culture and Communication organize the exhibition « The Mellah of Marrakech » at the Badi Palace. This exhibition shows through 20th century photographs various aspects of the life of the mellah. We thank the Alliance Israélite Universelle in Paris and Paul Dahan for the participation of their archives. The work... Read more

janvier

Morocco, land of light (Current exhibitions)

janvier 2017 - décembre 2017
The variety of landscapes, the hospitality of the population, and the light: these are the characteristics of Morocco. The photographers who visited Morocco from 1860 onwards took some extraordinary images. At first they were in Tangier and Tetouan, and then – from the beginning of the 20th century – they were in all of Morocco: in Fez, Marrakesh, the Atlas, and the great South. Magnificent... Read more

Agenda 2016

décembre

The saadian tombs (Current exhibitions)

décembre 2016 - décembre 2017
Partnership with the Délégation Régionale du Ministère de la Culture du Maroc. The Saadian tombs are to be found in the northern part of the Almohad Kasbah district in Marrakech. This sumptuous funerary complex was restaured in 1917 by officials from the 'Service de Beaux Arts et des Monuments Historiques' (in Rabat). The main access to this necropolis of the... Read more

Marrakech, gift of the khettaras (Current exhibitions)

décembre 2016 - décembre 2017
Partnership with the Délégation Régionale du Ministère de la Culture du Maroc. Marrakech has benefitted from an ingenious water supply system since the time of its foundation by the Almoravids in the 11th century. This system consists of ´khettaras´: underground drains which channel the water from its sources towards public facilities such as fountains, mosques,... Read more

octobre

Gnawa: seven colors of Jean-Luc Manaud (in Mouassine Museum)

octobre 2016 - décembre 2016
Journey to the heart of the Gnawa brotherhoods and Aïssawa 1995 Exhibition at Mouassine Museum from 24 september to 15 december 2016. In partnership with Gamma Rapho agency Keystone.   In the spring and summer of 1995 in Marrakech, Meknes, Moulay Brahim and Tamesloht, the writer filmmaker Pierre Guicheney, the ethnologist Viviana Pâques and the photographer... Read more

septembre

Essaouira's beach wall, Alberto Rainolter, 1980

septembre 2016 - octobre 2016
In 1980, Alberto Rainolter photographed the graffiti of the Great Wall of Essaouira beach. The same year, he discovered the Gnawa on the square of Marrakech, during the last 35 years Alberto Rainolter gathered a music and photographic memory. The exhibition organized by the Maison of Photography in Marrakech in partnership with the French Institute of Essaouira, awakens the memory... Read more

mai

Gnawa: seven colors of Jean-Luc Manaud (Gnawa Festival of Essaouira)

mai 2016 - juillet 2016
<p>Journey to the heart of the Gnawa brotherhoods and A&iuml;ssawa 1995</p> <p>Exhibition at the French Institute of Essaouira from May 12 to July 23, 2016</p> <p>In the spring and summer of 1995 in Marrakech, Meknes, Moulay Brahim and Tamesloht, the writer filmmaker Pierre Guicheney, the ethnologist Viviana P&acirc;ques&nbsp;and the photographer Jean-Luc... Read more

Vincent Delotte. UN REGARD SUR LES BERBERES

mai 2016 - septembre 2016
Vincent Delotte est l’homme des terres séculaires. Il ne s’agit point là d’un aphorisme de courtoisie. Homme du Limousin, homme aussi des hautes terres marocaines, les sens du terroir constituent la charpente d’un travail photographique important. Ce travail est important parce que, au delà du fil conducteur né d’une profonde empathie, d’une... Read more

avril

Saadian splendours

avril 2016 - décembre 2016
The Maison de la Photographie and Mouassine museum in partnership with the Delegation of the Ministry of Culture and Communication, organize an exhibition entitled « Saadian Splendours » at the Badii Palace. This exhibition is illustrated with photographs by Xavier Salmon author of the book... Read more

La palmeraie de Marrakech

1 avril 2016
La palmeraie Le Kittab al-Istibsar, au 12ème siècle, décrit «Marrakech est la ville du Maghreb où l’on trouve le plus de jardins et de vergers, où l’on trouve le plus de raisins, de fruits et d’arbres fruitiers de toutes sortes… C’est l’olivier qui y domine principalement ». On pense généralement... Read more

mars

The Night of Photography (Biennale 2016)

5 mars 2016
Sunday 5th march 2016 at 8:30pm Read more

février

Multiple Morocco, land of sharing (Biennale of Marrakech)

février 2016 - mai 2016
  In 2014, in partnership with the festival of Arles - Les Baux de Provence, we organized the exhibition ''Multiple Morocco, land of sharing''. highlight of this exhibition, the projection 40 Moroccan portraits in  les Carrières de Lumière aux Baux de Provence. The same exhibition is installed... Read more

janvier

Alliance Photo, the journey to Morocco, 1936

janvier 2016 - septembre 2016
“A sweet air of freedom” In 1935, a group of young photographers from France came on holidays to Morocco: Pierre Verger, Denise Bellon, René Zuber, Pierre Boucher. They were members of a group called Alliance Photo, the most important photo agency in France, who inspired later the creation of Magnum.  Pierre Verger, was part of the group too: he came one year before, after long trips... Read more

Morocco, the eternal and the ephemeral

janvier 2016 - juin 2016
In keeping with our historical approach, the exhibition «Morocco, the eternal and the ephemeral», maintains a chronological presention and shows original prints. The 19th century, with beautiful original photographs by James Valentine rare portraits and urban scenes of Tangier. The early 20th century, with photographs of Felix and Flandrin. For the first time in Morocco, we present the photographers... Read more

Agenda 2015

décembre

Al halqa, human treasures of Jemaa el Fna

décembre 2015 - mai 2016
Dar Belarj (10 decembre - may 1st 2016) Read more

Medersas of Morocco

décembre 2015 - avril 2016
Medersa Ben Youssef - Marrakech. L’exposition présentée à l’occasion du 30ième anniversaire de l’inscription de Marrakech au patrimoine de l’Unesco, dans les murs de la médersa Ben Youssef, présente un ensemble de tirages photographiques sur la médersa de Marrakech et sur d’autres médersas marocaines. Les premières... Read more