Visitor information

All you need to know to visit Arcades des Arts

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Entrance

Admission to Arcades des Arts is free

Times

Open to the public during exhibitions.

Tuesday – Saturday, 11am to 7pm.

The exhibition hall is closed Sunday and Monday.

Contact

address

Pont de la Machine 1

1204 Geneva – Switzerland

Singular Talents

EXCEPTIONAL OBJECTS BY EXCEPTIONAL ARTISANS

30 JANuary – 13 MARch 2020

Fifteen unique artisanal skills combined with the latest technology at the centre of an immersive video installation. The fifteen singular talents have been handpicked from across Europe as examples of rare expertise brought to life.

About the exhibition
“Encourage a new cultural movement, grounded in the essential values of craft skills; introduce the next generations to rare techniques and expertise; in an age of automation, highlight and preserve endangered crafts… these are the lofty ambitions which Arcades des Arts has set itself.”

FABIENNE LUPO, Chairwoman and Managing Director – FONDATION DE LA HAUTE HORLOGERIE

Ivano Tenca artisan ©Michelangelo Foundation

Arcades des Arts Activities

Discover the worlds of fine watchmaking and excellence in craftsmanship, in an inspiring setting at the heart of Geneva. Arcades des Arts offers a full and varied programme of activities, including talks, introductory workshops and classes, in a convivial atmosphere.

More information

Coming next

Time Design

THE WRISTWATCH

Curated by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, Time Design will illustrate how wristwatch design has evolved in the light of changing forms, fashions and artistic movements.

Time Design
Pont de la Machine

Pont de la Machine was one of the first iron bridges in a city renowned for its savoir-faire. As the point where the past and future of Geneva converge, it was surely destined to become the home of Arcades des Arts.

The building
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