Daytime visits

Philippe Katerine

Signing session by Philippe Katerine


His Rose Family installation is on show in the Parc de la Tête d'Or (just opposite the museum!) during the Fête des Lumières.

Philippe Katerine will be signing his work in the macLYON lobby on Thursday 7 December from 12.30pm to 2pm (free admission). His mignonisme books are available at our Blitz boutique. The macBAR will be providing a snack to tide you over during this lunchtime signing!

from 12.30pm to 2pm

In the hall of macLYON
Cité Internationale 
81 quai Charles de Gaulle
69006 Lyon

Musée des Beaux-Arts

Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, la lumière en peinture


7 to 10 December

Guided tour with commentary

The Festival of Lights is an opportunity to see the museum's collections in a new light. Veronese, Tintoretto, Rubens, Gauguin, Monet, Soulages... This is an exceptional visit that takes you from the Renaissance to contemporary art, giving you an insight into the way artists have used light in painting. Travel through the collections and see the various roles light has played in painting and the way it has been depicted across the ages.

Guided tour with commentary at 3 p.m. (except sunday: 2 p.m.)

Please note, the museum will close at 4 p.m. during the Festival of Lights.

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon
20,Place des Terreaux
69001 Lyon

Mairie du 7ème

Let's light up the 7th arrondissement town hall together !


Thursday 7 December

Local community event

The 7th arrondissement is bringing you a festive, friendly get-together, and this is the plan: 

  • Lighting up the façade of the town hall with candles
  • Luminary decorations by the Jean Macé Neighbourhood Council
  • Brass band
  • Mulled wine for sale by popular education organisations

Mairie du 7ème arrondissement
16, Place Jean Macé
69007 Lyon