Eight Figures, Eight Bodies of Work for the Eighth Centenary

When ?

From 2 September to 9 December

Price

Museum: free Cathedral (Treasure Chamber) €2 or €4/person

Informations

Treasure Chamber - Saint-Étienne Cathedral - 3, Place d’Armes - from 8am to 6pm La Cour d'Or Museum - from 9am to 12.30pm and from 1.45pm to 5pm. Closed every week on Tuesdays.

Structure

Musée de la Cour d’Or

Conceived by La Cour d’Or Museum and Metz Cathedral Association to mark the cathedral’s eight hundred year anniversary, this unique exhibition shines light on the lives of eight prominent figures from the building’s history. Conceived by La Cour d’Or Museum and Metz Cathedral Association to mark the cathedral’s eight hundred year anniversary, this unique exhibition shines light on the lives of eight prominent figures from the building’s history. Over several months, the Cathedral's Treasure Chamber and La Cour d’Or Museum will successively house evocative works depicting the lives of eight of the cathedral’s iconic figures from Saint Clement to Jean-Paul II. Conceived by La Cour d’Or Museum to mark the cathedral’s eight hundred year anniversary, this unique exhibition shines light on the lives of eight prominent figures from the history of the region and Saint-Étienne Cathedral. A remarkable body of work is dedicated to each figure: Saint Clement, Saint Arnould, Frederick II of Hohenstaufen, Valentin Bousch, Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, Louis XV, William Frederick Louis of Hohenzollern and Saint Jean-Paul II – Karol Józef Wojty?a. Each body of work is presented successively in two places: the Cathedral’s Treasure Chamber and La Cour d’Or Museum in the city of Metz. Visitors will be able to admire one body of work in each space for 2 months, so there are 8 months of successive exhibitions from March to December 2020.