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La fabrique à cheval

Forging equine excellence

© Christophe Gagneux

Horse paraphernalia and technological artefacts. Horse paraphernalia and technological artefacts.Through three pieces of horse tack from Neolithic times tothe 19th century, the exhibition highlights the technologicaladvances which contributed to the horse’s rise in status,mapping its elevation from the position of simple workanimal to one of influence in the evolution of society.

Lumière au bout du tunnel

The light at the end of the tunnel

Photo ©Jérémie Lusseau

An underground exhibition. Amandine PeyresoubesAn underground exhibition. Amandine Peyresoubesand Maël Pinard have created a fun and interactiveexhibition to take you on an imaginary journey throughthe legends and underground spaces of the Chateau.

Regards croisés sur la nature

Magali Lambert: different perspectives on nature - Past exhibition

Event date : from Saturday, 12 June 2021 until Sunday, 12 December 2021

photo © Château-Musée de Saumur

Artist Magali Lambert has explored the Museum's collections and brought nature to life, placing taxidermied animals among words of art and giving them new life. With poetry and a sense of fun, the artist plays with our perception, transforming the animals into museum visitors breaking free of the contemporary diorams they are looking at.

Regards croisés sur la guerre

Émeric Lhuisset: a contemporary look at the collections - Past exhibition

Event date : from Friday, 10 July 2020 until Sunday, 01 November 2020

Émeric Lhuisset, autoportrait © Émeric Lhuisset

Born in 1983, Émeric Lhuisset gets an artistic and geopolitical reflection on representations of war at the heart ot current armed conflicts. the artist will compare the museum's collections with his own creations, which has been already shown at the Tate Modern in London, at the Arab World institute in Paris, at the Louvre in Lens or at the Rencontres d'Arles.