European Night of Museums

Creative workshops around sports, weaving and luminescence are proposed all night long to shine until the end of the night.

Parc des Ateliers

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LUMA Arles invites you to take part in a fun and friendly nocturne on the occasion of the European Night of Museums!

May 18 Program

Visit ⎢ Exhibitions
6:00 p.m. - Midnight

Last chance to (re)discover the exhibitions and installations of Agnès VardaBouchra Khalili and Christodoulos Panayiotou.
Free access with the admission ticket.

Workshop ⎢ Paper weaving
From 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (every 30 minutes)

Join textile artist Manon Garcia del Barrio and create a piece of art that reveals all its secrets only in the dark!

Open to all.
Meeting point: Level 0 of The Tower
Free access with the admission ticket.

Skateboard initiation and demonstration 
From 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (non stop)

Have you ever dreamed of gliding across the asphalt, feeling the adrenaline rush of an ollie, or simply discovering a new passion? Now's your chance!
Join us for an introduction to skateboarding, supervised by passionate and experienced professionals.

Open to all.
Meeting point: skatepark
Free access with the admission ticket.

Workshop ⎢ Sports accessory customization
From 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (non stop)

Customize caps and tote-bags to turn them into unique, glow-in-the-dark urban accessories! A graffiti artist will be on hand throughout the evening to guide you through this introduction to textile graffiti. 
Graffiti spray demonstrations will also be offered every 30 minutes throughout the workshop.

Open to all.
Meeting point: Esplanade next to the skatepark, at the foot of The Tower.
Caps and tote-bags provided, but you can bring your own materials to customize.
Free access with the admission ticket.

Free activities upon reservation

Workshop ⎢Finger board creation
6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (45 minutes per workshop)

Assemble and decorate your "finger board", and test your skills in the bioluminescent skatepark at LUMA Arles, designed by artist Koo Jeong A.
Professional skateboarders will be on hand throughout the evening to demonstrate their tricks in the skatepark

Public: Families with children aged 4 and over (must be accompanied by an adult)
Meeting point: Level 1 of The Tower.
Finger board creation kits provided.


Visit ⎢ Nocturnal stroll through the garden (in French only)
At 9:00 p.m. or 10:30 p.m. (45 minutes per visit)

What do we hear at night in the garden?
This nocturnal stroll will reveal some of the secrets of this urban nature in music.

Open to all.
Meeting point : Entrance to The Tower, level -2.


Catering in the Parc des Ateliers 

During this evening, food and drink will be available on site from 6:00 p.m. to midnight.

La course à la Culture

As part of the Cultural Olympiad, the region is organizing a "La course à la Culture" competition inviting you to visit 10 cultural venues in Bouches-du-Rhône, including LUMA Arles!

Scan the QR codes on the various sites and try to win tickets for the 2024 Olympics!

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