MuCEM, Marseille Photos

The Musée des civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée (2013) (aka MuCEM or Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations) looks at history from the perspective of the Mediterranean world. It sits in a building beside the sea (2013) designed by Rudy Ricciotti & built for the Marseilles European Capital of Culture exhibition. Other structures from this expo are included on the page.

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MuCEM buildings & cruise dock created for Marseilles European Capital of Culture exhibition. Marseille, France.Cruise ship Azamara Journey docked at Marseille waterfront. Marseille, France.Tower of King René of fort Saint-Jean once protected mouth of Marceille port & now part of MuCEM museum. Marseille, France.Tower of King René at fort Saint-Jean now connected with MuCEM museum. Marseille, France.
MuCEM buildings & cruise dock created for Marseilles European Capital of Culture exhibition (2013). Marseille, France.Cruise ship Azamara Journey docked at Marseille waterfront. Marseille, France.Tower of King René (15thC) of fort Saint-Jean once protected mouth of Marceille port & now part of MuCEM museum. Marseille, France.Tower of King René (15thC) at fort Saint-Jean now connected with MuCEM museum. Marseille, France.
Foot bridge from fort Saint-Jean to MuCEM museum. Marseille, France.Cruise ship reflects off black MuCEM museum & white Villa Méditerranée. Marseille, France.Reflection of cruise ship. Marseille, France.Cantilevered Villa Méditerranée built for Marseilles European Capital of Culture exhibition. Marseille, France.
Foot bridge from fort Saint-Jean to MuCEM museum. Marseille, France.Cruise ship reflects off black MuCEM museum & white Villa Méditerranée. Marseille, France.Reflection of cruise ship. Marseille, France.Cantilevered Villa Méditerranée (2013) built for Marseilles European Capital of Culture exhibition. Marseille, France. Architect: Stefano Boeri.
Cantilevered Villa Méditerranée exhibition building frames MuCEM museum. Marseille, France.Musée Regards de Provence. Marseille, France.Random grill facade of MuCEM museum & Fanal tower. Marseille, France.Grillwork overhang of facade of MuCEM museum. Marseille, France.
Cantilevered Villa Méditerranée exhibition building frames MuCEM museum. Marseille, France.Musée Regards de Provence. Marseille, France.Random grill facade of MuCEM museum & Fanal tower. Marseille, France.Grillwork overhang of facade of MuCEM museum. Marseille, France.
Musée des civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée. Marseille, France.Gallery at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Medal marking 499th anniversary of voyage of Christopher Columbus issued for Chicago World's Fair at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Jesuit Reductions in Paraguay between 1586 & 1767 wherein Indians were resettled into villages painting by Antoine-Dominique Magaud at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Musée des civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée (2013) (aka MuCEM or Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations). Marseille, France. Architect: Rudy Ricciotti.Gallery at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Medal (1892) marking 499th anniversary of voyage of Christopher Columbus issued for Chicago World's Fair at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Jesuit Reductions in Paraguay between 1586 & 1767 wherein Indians were resettled into villages painting (1861) by Antoine-Dominique Magaud at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Statue of St James Major at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Doge Giacomo Durazzo Grimaldi receives Don Juan of Austria 1574 at Genoa painting by Lazzaro Tavarone at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Signing of treaty of Vervins on May 2, 1598 painting by Claude Gillot at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Reparations made to King Louis XIV by the Doge of Genoa on May 15, 1685 painting by Claude Guy Hallé at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Statue of St James Major at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Doge Giacomo Durazzo Grimaldi receives Don Juan of Austria 1574 at Genoa painting (1584) by Lazzaro Tavarone at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Signing of treaty of Vervins on May 2, 1598 painting (1837) by Claude Gillot at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Reparations made to King Louis XIV by the Doge of Genoa on May 15, 1685 painting (c1710) by Claude Guy Hallé at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Medal issued to celebrate victory of King Louis XIV over Genoa at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Ignatius of Loyola receives Papal Bull of Pope Paul III painting by Juan de Valdés Leal of Séville at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Young Charles Quint taking lessons from humanist Erasmus painting by Édouard Hamman at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Portrait of Philippe II, King of Spain at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Medal issued to celebrate victory of King Louis XIV over Genoa at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Ignatius of Loyola receives Papal Bull of Pope Paul III painting (17thC) by Juan de Valdés Leal of Séville at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Young Charles Quint taking lessons from humanist Erasmus painting (19thC) by Édouard Hamman at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Portrait of Philippe II, King of Spain at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Portrait of Elisabeth of Valois, Queen of Spain at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Portrait of François I of France at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Portrait of Suleiman the Magnificent at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Ottoman helmet at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Portrait of Elisabeth of Valois, Queen of Spain at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Portrait of François I of France at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Portrait of Suleiman the Magnificent at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Ottoman helmet (16thC) at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Ogier de Busbecq, writer & diplomat, buying a captured Spanish flag from pirates in Constantinople painting by Jean-Baptiste Huysmans at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Ceramic plates from Iznik, Turkey except lower left from Marseille at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.View of Venice painting by Johan Richter at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Aerial perspective of Venice at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Ogier de Busbecq, writer & diplomat, buying a captured Spanish flag from pirates in Constantinople painting (1904) by Jean-Baptiste Huysmans at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Ceramic plates (16thC) from Iznik, Turkey except lower left from Marseille at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.View of Venice painting (1717) by Johan Richter at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Aerial perspective of Venice (17thC) at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Two painted vistas of Malta by Alberto Pullicini at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Treasures of a miser still life painting from Flanders at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Weights & measures made as stacking cups from Portugal at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Collection of Chinese porcelain at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Two painted vistas of Malta (18thC) by Alberto Pullicini at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Treasures of a miser still life painting (17thC) from Flanders at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Weights & measures made as stacking cups (17thC) from Portugal at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Collection of Chinese porcelain at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Drop-front writing chest with drawers from Augsburg, Germany at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Architect Michelangelo presents Pope Paul III his plan for St Peters basilica in1546 painting by Antoine-Dominique Magaud at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Collection of knives for pruning grape vines at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Lever for putting corks in wine bottle from Vaucluse, France at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Drop-front writing chest with drawers (c1565) from Augsburg, Germany at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Architect Michelangelo presents Pope Paul III his plan for St Peters basilica in1546 painting (19thC) by Antoine-Dominique Magaud at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Collection of knives for pruning grape vines at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Lever for putting corks in wine bottle (c1880) from Vaucluse, France at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Agricultural ladder & baskets at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Olive oil jars from around Mediterranean at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Basketry saddle for carrying amphorae of olive oil from Spain at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Ceramic oil jar from Morocco & olive pot from Spain at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Agricultural ladder & baskets at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Olive oil jars from around Mediterranean at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Basketry saddle for carrying amphorae of olive oil (c1970) from Spain at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Ceramic oil jar (c2000) from Morocco & olive pot (c1970) from Spain at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.
Instrument to find degree of alcohol in wine from Vaucluse, France at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Pump to spray sulfur on grape vines from France at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.

Instrument to find degree of alcohol in wine (1900-50) from Vaucluse, France at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.Pump to spray sulfur on grape vines (1878) from France at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations. Marseille, France.


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