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Valais Art Museum , Sion

Housed in two medieval castles overlooking the old town of Sion, the Art Museum is the reference institution for artistic production linked to the canton of Valais and the mountain from the eighteenth century to the present.

One of the significant attractions of the Valais Museum of Art is its location: deployed in two medieval castles at the foot of the famous hills of Valere and Tourbillon, it enjoys a position of historical exception and is a monumental site and unavoidable natural, for any visitor who does not yet know the city.

Artists and Valais mountain painting

Its museum, modern and well thought out, leads us through original artists works Valais or who stayed in the canton of Valais, from the 18th century to today. Include masters such as Wolf, Ritz Olsommer, Kokoschka and note that the museum holds the most comprehensive public collection of the painters of the School of Savièse (Bieler, Marbles, Burnat-Provins, Dallèves Vallet), real singers charts peasant life from the early twentieth century.

Cultural mediation

To make the visit even more attractive, an audio guide encourages the curious visitors to deepen thirty works of course. Otherwise, the young public workshops supervised by a mediator, help during the holidays or during certain occasions to learn in a fun and creative way with art!

Valais Art Museum, Place de la Marjorie, 1950 Sion
Such. : 027 606 46 90