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3 Contemporary Art Events To Explore In Canton De Vaud, Switzerland This Autumn

Swiss art galleries and museums are known by art enthusiasts to be among the best in the world. Canton de Vaud in the Lake Geneva Region of Switzerland prides itself for hosting a calendar of captivating art events and exhibitions. Here are three unique contemporary art events happening in Vaud this year:

 

Unexpected. The chance of things, Images Vevey Festival, Biennial of Visual Arts, Vevey

When: 5 to 27 September 2020

17_Philippe Durand_Feu Au Lac_QuaiMariaBelgia © FIV18_DianaMartin

 is considered as the most important visual art biennale in Switzerland and is held every two years for a period of three weeks.  The theme of this year is Unexpected. Chance of things which resonates well with the current global health situation. In September the Festival Images will offer its original concept of outdoor photography exhibitions in the streets and parks of Vevey, in unusual indoor places as well as collaborations with museums, schools, galleries and collectives of Vevey artists. The festival is open to the public to discover the best in contemporary photography

 

AilyosArt Nature, Leysin

When: now until end of October 2020

« Vis ou vie sans fin » - Jérôme Leyre (France) – Le Corbelet à Ley… Nicolas Vaudroz

Created in 2018, the Ailyos Art et Nature concept is installed every summer in the splendid setting of the Vaud Alps. Integrated into an alternative environment deep in the countryside, this open-air art gallery promotes the work of local artists invited to let their imagination run wild on the valleys, lakes, buildings and landscapes of the Aigle, Leysin and Col de Mosses region. Ailyos is more than an unusual art trail, it is a profound experience that creates a bond between art, nature, the environment and the individual. This third edition is entitled Ciel et Terre (Sky and Earth) and can be discovered until October this year

 

Nature & Industry, Art Walk in Vallée de Joux

When: until 25 October 2020

Galerie L'Essor © l'Essor

The innovative L’Essor art gallery reaches out to the public by offering an art itinerary outside its wlls running now until 25 October 2020. This walk starts from L’Essor gallery to Le Sentier in Vallée de Joux, rejoins the canal de l’Orbe and follows the river as far as the end of the lake. The original works of 34 artists can be discovered along the 3.5 km trail suitable for all visitors. Intensive industrial development, unspoilt nature, agricultural land and recreational areas effectively live side by side in the territory of the Vallée de Joux. This is a unique feature for a mountainous region in Switzerland, hence the theme Nature & Industry