Open doors event at the interpretation centre in Port-Vendres for the 2022 Heritage Days

Open doors event at the interpretation centre in Port-Vendres for the 2022 Heritage Days

In 2022 the European Heritage Days will take place on 17th and 18th September with the theme of Sustainable Heritage.

On this occasion the new Charles Rennie Mackintosh Interpretation Centre in Port-Vendres will open its doors and also offer a demonstration of stained glass window making

Le nouveau centre de Port-Vendres place Castelane voisin du Ciné theatre le Vauban et du centre culturel ft 05082022

The members of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh in Roussillon Association will be delighted to welcome you and show you around.

This will be an opportunity to discover or rediscover the works of this great 20th century artist, Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

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 The interpretation centre will be open free of charge

on the afternoons of 17th and 18th September 2022 from 2.30 to 5.30 pm.

 

The new interpretation centre is located in Place Castellane near the Vauban cinema and the cultural centre.

Exceptionally, on the afternoon of Saturday 18th September, Bruno Tosi, a master glass artist and member of our association, will give a demonstration of stained glass based on a design by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

A reminder of the European Heritage Days

The European Heritage Days (JEP) are annual national and international events taking place in more than fifty countries, based on the model of the “Open Days of Historic Monuments” initiated by the Ministry of Culture led by Jack Lang on 23rd September 1984.

The aim of these days is to show as many people as possible the richness of the national heritage through original events, visits and exceptional openings of numerous buildings, museums and places that may be exceptionally open to the public. 

These local events take place every year from the end of August to the beginning of November

This year the theme is sustainable heritage

For more information, please visit

https://www.culture.gouv.fr/Nous-connaitre/Evenements-nationaux/Journees-Europeennes-du-Patrimoine

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