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Musee d'Art Sacre Contemporain Eglise Saint Hugues

Saint Hugues, 38380 Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, France
+33 4 76 88 65 01
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Once Considered Provocative, Arcabas' Sacred Art is Joyful

Located in Saint Hugues, a small church in an equally quaint village in Saint Pierre de Chartreuse... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2015
Susan M
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CT
Fantastic contemporary sacred art in one little church. Beautiful drive. Eats next door.

This unassuming church has spawned the Art of Arcabas. Individual works span 30+ years starting... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2015
Karl S
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 Oct 2015
“Once Considered Provocative, Arcabas' Sacred Art is Joyful”
21 Oct 2015
“Fantastic contemporary sacred art in one little church. Beautiful drive. Eats next door.”
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Saint Hugues, 38380 Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, France
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+33 4 76 88 65 01

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Reviewed 28 October 2015

Located in Saint Hugues, a small church in an equally quaint village in Saint Pierre de Chartreuse, is now an Isere museum that houses the largest collection of Arcabas' works in contemporary christian art. Religious services are still held and the museum is closed during...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 21 October 2015

This unassuming church has spawned the Art of Arcabas. Individual works span 30+ years starting when he was 25. Even if you weren't into religious art these plentiful images would get you engaged. Great colour, abstraction of form but enough to keep you knowing. Aka...More

Thank Karl S
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Our landlord recommended this church for a quick visit. As the name suggests, it's full of sacred art - paintings, sculpture, stained glass. We were warmly welcomed. There's a commentary in French. It's a light and airy space and well worth a 20 minute stopover.

Thank Tonytourist
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Wonderful space for its collection of sacred modern art by the still-living artist Arcabas. A peaceful, glorious moment is worth the detour. The visit is free, plus there are plenty of little restaurants with local fare in the vicinity. Our favourite is the Ferme de...More

Thank mamontgomery
Reviewed 22 September 2013

This stunning chapel in a beautiful valley has a collection of works by one artist, Arcabas, who worked on it from when he was very young. he designed the three tiers of wall coverings and paintings, the lights, the alter, the candlesticks. They changed as...More

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HazelPonty
i would like to know the nearest large town/tourist centre from which it would be possible to make a visit to Musee d'Art Sacre Contemporain Eglise Saint Hugues, and public transport links please.
9 February 2015|
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Response from mamontgomery | Reviewed this property |
Grenoble. Don't know the bus schedules but you cam find them on the Grenoble or St. Hughes sites.
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HazelPonty
Could you let me know the average cost of a day trip with you in the Luberon/Camargue area? My husband and myself would be coming in early May 2015 and staying in Aix-en -Provence.
9 February 2015|
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Response from Tonytourist | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I'm intrigued by your question, but I think you have sent it to the wrong person! I'm not a tour guide, just a regular tourist. I hope you can find the right person for your trip. All the best.
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