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Capital of comic strips and UNESCO creative city, Angoulême offers
this summer a rich program where the 9th art is in the spotlight!

Musée de la Bande Dessinée

The Trésors des collections» are available to visitors. Since spring 2024, the Musée de la BD of Angoulême has been presenting over 400m² more than 100 original boards usually stored in reserves. Many masterpieces are exhibited in a setting worthy of Fort Knox! The different styles of creation are highlighted for a dive into an anthology of production over almost 200 years. It should be remembered that the Cité de la BD is the custodian of heritage funds made up of more than 20 000 original plates and several tens of thousands of printed matter. This exhibition replaces the previous tour route. 

Until August 30, 2026

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Exhibition “Marvel, super-héros et Cie”

Marvel, super-héros et Cie, is the first exhibition dedicated to superheroes from the Marvel company created within the Musée de la BD.
This exhibition, of unprecedented scale, brings together the works of 90 different international artists and 170 originals, the oldest date back to the XNUMXs. The scenography recreates the worlds of the main characters of “la maison aux idées”.

From 5 July 2024 to 4 May 2025

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Exhibition “Croquer ! La BD met les pieds dans le plat »

From Obelix's wild boars to Popeye's spinach, from Gaston Lagaffe's cod with strawberries and Chantilly cream to Naruto's ramen, or even from the Smurfs' sarsaparilla to Winnie the Pooh's pot of honey, examples of feasts and there is no shortage of more or less refined dishes in the comic strip!
By exploring the links between gastronomy and creation through the original plates of around a hundred authors, the exhibition offers a sensitive journey. Food gradually emerges as a witness and revealer of developments in society, even the excesses of an era.

Until November 10, 2024

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Exhibition “Biscoto l’expo!” »

You will discover in this three-part exhibition: the Biscoto newspaper, the world of Violette, a series of comic strips by Émilie Clarke, and a walk through the albums of Charlotte Lemaire. Initially, Biscoto is a children's newspaper which has been published every month since 2013. From 2017, it is also a publishing house which publishes between 6 and 8 books per year, mainly comics and illustrated albums. .

Until November 10, 2024 – Vaisseau Moebius

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At the Angoulême museum

Exhibition “Erró – L’histoire de l’art revisité”

Erró likes to interweave artistic quotations or to confront them with images from popular culture. Historical conventions and cultural hierarchies are set aside in favor of a subjective, joyful and insolent approach to art. Here, Erró introduces Disney characters into paintings by Picasso or El Greco; he connects American astronauts with nudes by Ingres or Goya.

From June 25 to December 8, 2024

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At the Angoulême Pavilion

Exhibition “Iconiques sur le thème des jeux olympics”

Exhibition of the boards and work of 12 international authors from Angoulême on the comic strip “Iconiques, Quand les Jeux changent le monde” published by Eidola, to be released in bookstores on July 05.

From June 21 to 29, 2024

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Marché des créateurs

30 local artists will sell their creations, autograph and interact with visitors.

Saturdays July 27 and August 10, 2024

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“Café Creed” exhibition

Around fifty past and present authors from Café Creed will exhibit 200 works and will host a sales stand. A discovery area will be dedicated to a tribute to Yvan Lagrange, a filmmaker and visual artist who recently passed away.

From August 20 to September 1, 2024

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And also…

The guided tour “La BD dans la ville – parcours des fresques murales”

All summer, the Pays d'Angoulême tourism office organizes guided tours to discover the route of the frescoes in the colors of the comic strips which are displayed on the walls of Angoulême.

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Terra aventura, géocaching en famille, « Zegraff fait son comics trip »

More asphalt than blue flower, ZEGRAFF is the worthy representative of street art. At night in scred', he dons his mask and his Krylon bomb to breathe new life into the dilapidated walls of the city of character. Distance: 3km / Duration 1h to 1h30.
Free game accessible on smartphone.

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