After the winter closure, the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Interpretation Centre in Amélie-les Bains -Palalda has just reopened its doors in the Al Casal museum space in Amélie-les Bains Palalda for the 2023 season.
The centre will be open from 08/03/2023 to 10/12/2023, Wednesday to Sunday from 14:00 to 18:00
(voir Horaires d’ouvertures).
The museum is located on the heights of the medieval town of Palalda, on the Martin Boix square of the St Martin church, at the foot of the signal towers.
The interpretation centre was renovated last year at the same time as the El Casal museum complex.
The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Centre occupies part of the ground floor of the museum space.
To find out more about the CR Mackintosh Interpretation Centre in Palalda click on the link below :
A small glimpse of the CR Mackintosh Centre in Palalda below:
On the first floor of the El Casal centre there are large exhibition rooms.
The exhibition of photographs by the writer, photographer and journalist Jacques Lahousse is now open (from 08 03 2023 to 21 02 2023
25 Photographic Triptychs “Is it really art?” brings together a selection of photographs taken between 1984 and 2011 during some of his reports for the newspaper l’Indépendant However, it is also a sort of retrospective, a photographic look at artists, actors, comedians, musicians, humorists, painters…
Take advantage of the visit to the centre to stroll through the village of Palalda, two kilometres from the spa town of Amélie-les bains, and discover the reproduction of the watercolour “Palalda” (chair 17).The watercolour “Palalda” was painted by CR Mackintosh in Palalda during his stay in Amélie-les Bains (winter 1923/1924).
Click on the link below to learn more about the “Palalda” chair 17.
The picturesque village, built on high ground, still has a certain medieval look, with its towers, its 9th century church, its old houses and its artists’ shops (such as that of Alisa Samarinkia with its superb ceramics, pottery and painting), its charming streets, its numerous stairways and squares.
To discover the world of Alisa Samarinkina click on the link below:
At every turn you will discover beautiful views of the Tech valley.
Below is a panorama of Palalda