Musée du Faouët

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Rockcats4
Hong Kong, China183 contributions
A wonderful Centre
May 2019 • Couples
Sure this is not like the huge galleries in Paris or Rome but it is small and beautiful.

The staff speak English and are extremely helpful. They provided us with documentation and suggestions.

We didn’t expect to but we spent 2 hours there in the various rooms looking at the cameos of the early life of the region and it was wonderful.

We purchased some postcards and had a thoroughly enjoyable time.

Don’t miss it!
Written 28 May 2019
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Ray D
Brodick, UK134 contributions
A great little, very casual, totally unstuffy museum ~ well worth the trip !!
Aug 2018
Terry and I made a trip to La Fouette specifically to go to the museum and visit the exhibition that was centred around "L'enfant". The brochure produced by the museum says "The child has been portrayed many times by the painters and cartoonists who traveled through Brittany in the 19th and 20th centuries", etc., etc. We simply wanted to see for ourselves those depictions.

The exhibition, in total, comprises a series of exhibits in adjoining display areas. The entrance to each area presents a summary of the artists on display and their space in time >> so there is a semblance of organisation, but done in a a very unobtrusive manner.

Two things impressed us. The small museum was busy, and it was great to see that. Every exhibit was easily accessible and within reach.

All of the exhibits were very skilled and well presented, but only two of the paintings actually grabbed me and left me with an overwhelming sense of appreciation. Appreciation of the artists skill, and more so of the impression that they had left in my mind.

All of that said, I'd recommend a visit.
Written 30 August 2018
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Dannyhodgson
Essex, UK24 contributions
An interesting art museum
Oct 2016 • Family
For historical art lovers get to see Guy Wilthew's famous piece and also Louis Le Leuxhe master piece. Very Enjoyable
Written 31 October 2016
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CatonsvilleGeorge
Catonsville, MD285 contributions
Special exhibition in Summer 2016
Jul 2016 • Couples
This museum has an excellent collection of regional paintings, with emphasis on painters inspired by the Pont-Aven School. This summer the museum has an special exhibition entitled “La Fête vue par les peintres en Bretagne” (The Festival as seen by painters in Brittany). It is open through October 9, 2016, and features 150 paintings, drawings and prints, with many loaned by other museums and by private collectors. Its theme is Brittany’s folk traditions as seen by artists from the 19th and 20th centuries. The museum is in a former convent building neighboring the main square of Le Faouët. Highly recommended!
Written 21 July 2016
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613DP
Plymouth, UK31 contributions
Superb exhibition of paintings
Jul 2016 • Couples
We were alerted to the exhibition by the Tourist Office and were not disappointed. A large selection of mostly Breton scenes
Written 21 July 2016
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GCW56
Lorient, France261 contributions
Painters in central Brittany
Feb 2015 • Friends
In the 19th century, getting inland was not so easy, but many of the painters did make it to picturesque La Faouet and painted the country and chapels, the market hall and its market. The period from 1850 to 1950 is really rich and the museum has a good collection of paintings from this period. It also has two thematic exhibitions per year. Anyone who likes art should get inland and see this museum.
Written 19 February 2015
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Eli B
Sydney, Australia3,697 contributions
Great base for exploring the green hills and delightful wooded valley of the river Elle
Jul 2014 • Couples
Preceding any visit we make a beeline to local museums. The one in town is located in an old convent,hosting pearls and potted info on this charming area.
This large village, to the south of the Montagres Noires, stands in the beautiful undulating countryside of Argoat, making it a good base for touring the area. Le faouet's annual fairs are legend as are the weekly markets that take place in and around the fantastic covered market hall, the focus of the village.
Built in the 16th-century, it is a remarkable for its forest of wooden pillars and beams supporting a massive slate roof, with an octagonal bell tower above. Its church is also the same vintage but more interesting chaples can be found in the surrounding countryside, like Kerna scleden.
Le Fauet also served us a s an excellent base for exploring the lovely green hills of the Montagres Noitres which lie to the north , or the delightful wooded valley of the river Elle
Written 22 September 2014
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Viewlander
Crieff, UK1,134 contributions
First World War artists
Aug 2014 • Couples
A fine museum situated in an old convent. Currently the two floors house an exhibition of art relating to the First World War - this is a fascinating exhibition at this time and there are paintings and sketches by many Breton artists. Well worth a visit and the modest admission fee.
Written 14 August 2014
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