Culture

The Philharmony, Concert Hall Grand-Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte (Philharmonie, Salle de concerts Grande-Duchesse Joséphine-Charlotte), was designed by the French architect Christian de Portzamparc and the acoustician Albert Xu. Its breathtaking avant-garde architecture mingles with the compelling acoustics and atmosphere.

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Every year, on the second Saturday of October, the museums come alive during the Night of the Museums. That day, the museums are open from 6 p.m. until 1 a.m.

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Organized by the group "D'Stater Muséeën" (museums of the City of Luxembourg), the Night of the Museums offers to visitors a combination between art, lectures, dance, music and improvisation performances

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The Luxembourg Museum of Modern Art (Musée d'art moderne Grand-Duc Jean, MUDAM), illluminated in the background. In the foreground, the Museum of the Fortress of Luxembourg (Musée Dräi Eechelen, M3E).

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Every year, the Night of the Museum attracts numerous visitors.

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The National Museum of History and Art (Musée national d'histoire et d'art, MNHA) being illuminated during the Night of the Museums.

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Casino Luxembourg – Forum for Contemporary Art (Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain)

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The Luxembourg Museum of Modern Art (Musée d'art moderne Grand-Duc Jean, MUDAM) being illuminated during the Night of the Museums.

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The National Museum of Natural History (Musée national d'histoire naturelle, MNHN – 'naturmusée')

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The Casino Luxembourg - Forum for Contemporary Art is located on the Boulevard Roosevelt, in the centre of Luxembourg City

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Luxembourg City History Museum (Musée d'histoire de la Ville de Luxembourg, MHVL)

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The National Museum of History and Art (Musée national d'histoire et d'art, MNHA)

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The Fortress Museum (Musée Dräi Eechelen, M3E) a museum about the fortress of Luxembourg. In the background the Luxembourg Museum of Modern Art (MUDAM).

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Luxembourg National Library is home to Luxembourg’s printed heritage and comprises all publications printed and edited in the Grand Duchy.

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The Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra in the midst of a performance at the “Centre des arts pluriels d’Ettelbruck”.

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The Casino Luxembourg - Forum for Contemporary Art, opened its doors in 1996. Aiming at supporting artistic creation and highlighting contemporary art, the Casino offers a plea of exhibitions and activities.

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Luxembourg City Film Library is home to more than 13,000 films including many rarities. It is one of the most important film archives in Europe

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The National Literature Centre in Mersch is devoted to the preservation and promotion of the Luxembourg literature.

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The art world and the financial world merge together at the Kirchberg Plateau. Bank edifices are highlighted by numerous artworks exhibited in front of the buildings.

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The “Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg” is the biggest theatre in the Grand Duchy. The technical equipment can compare with the most modern European theatres.

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The largest room of the "Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg”

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The Luxembourg classical ballet and dance performances begin to make a name for themselves on the world stage.

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Built on the site of the former slaughterhouse in Esch-sur-Alzette, in the south of the country, the Kulturfabrik (cultural centre) is host to an array of concerts, theatre performances, artistic and cultural activities.

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European capital of culture in 1995 and 2007, Luxembourg invested tremendously in the art scene and heritage preservation.

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Live performance of the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra accompanying a film projection

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Victor Hugo’s house in Vianden and the literary museum are a legacy of the poet’s stay in Luxembourg during his exile period in 1871.

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Fountain in Mondorf-les-Bains dedicated to Auguste Liesch (1875-1949), the famous author of D'Maus Kätti

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The Luxembourg City History Museum (Musée d'histoire de la Ville de Luxembourg, MHVL) was built under the former refuge of the Orval abbey. It is located at the heart of the old town. The museum unravels the capital’s path from its beginnings to the present.

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The National Museum of History and Art is composed of several sections spanning natural sciences history, archeology, geology and fine art.

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The visual arts section of the National Museum of History and Art comprises numerous contemporary art collections and Luxembourg paintings dating back to the period of the XVIII and XX centuries.

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Monument dedicated to Michel Rodange, the author of the epic tale Renert featuring a fox as protagonist.

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The Luxembourg Museum of Modern Art (Musée d'art modern Grand-Duc Jean, MUDAM), designed by the Chinese American architect Ieoh Mong Pei, opened its doors on 1 July 2006. It boasts a permanent contemporary art collection as well as many temporary exhibitions. (Architect : I. M. Pei)

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Designed by the Chinese American architect Ieoh Ming Pei, the Luxembourg Museum for Modern Art (Musée d'art moderne Grand-Duc Jean, MUDAM) hosts temporary exhibitions as well as permanent contemporary art collections.

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Picture taken in Luxembourg Casino | 2013

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Picture of 'Villa Vauban' | 2013

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Example of how visual art can meet the public especially during summer. Exhibition in 2001 “Sous les ponts, le long de la rivière...” (Under the bridges, along the river...) organised by Casino Luxembourg - Forum for Contemporary Art (Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain).

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Exterior view of the museum Draï Eechelen - fortress, history, identities | 2015

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2015 Night of the Museums - Draï Eechelen museum

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Exterior view of the Luxembourg Casino | 2015 Night of the Museums

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Exterior view of 'Villa Vauban' | 2015 Night of the Museums

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Interior view of 'Villa Vauban' | 2015 Night of the Museums

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Exterior view of MNHA | 2015 Night of the Museums

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The Philharmonic, designed by the French architect Christian de Portzamparc, hosts internationally renowned orchestras as well as soloists and first-rate chamber music ensembles (Architecte : Christian de Portzamparc)

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The 'Rockhal', a concert venue for pop and rock music on the industrial wastelands of Esch-Belval.

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The concert venue 'Rockhal' opened its doors in 2005. It comprises two concert halls, a resource centre with rehearsal rooms, a recording room and a multimedia centre.

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Located on the Kirchberg, 'Exchange' is a monumental sculpture designed by the American artist Richard Serra

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Photo exhibition by Edward Steichen, an internationally renowned American photographer. His major work is the photography collection “The Family of Man” presenting striking snapshots of the human condition. The Clervaux castle hosts the exhibition.

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Every year in August, the Streeta(rt)nimation welcomes international artists, turning the capital into a vibrant art scene conveying spectators to join a world of fantasy, humor and poetry.

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Still of the video 'L’Echo' (2003) by Luxembourg artist Su-Mei Tse, an award winning violoncellist and winner of the Golden Lion at the 2003 Venice Biennial.

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Open-air summer festivals like the Terres-Rouges festival enjoy a great success and welcome national and international groups on stage.

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The Capucin Theatre, built in 1985, shapes its own productions as well as international productions in various languages.

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External view of the Villa Vauban (Musée d'art de la Ville de Luxembourg - Art Museum of the City of Luxembourg)

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Considered as one of the pioneers of the Luxembourg abstract art, Lucien Wercollier (1908-2002) had a huge impact on the history of Luxembourg sculpture.

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First staged in 1953, the Wiltz Festival became internationally renowned over the years and many artists as well as theatrical and musical ensembles of international breadth gather at this open-air venue.

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  • Updated 21-12-2017