100 femmes, dix quartiers


La Ville a beau être au féminin, ses rues sont généralement nommées après des hommes. Le collectif l’Escouade installera d’ici la fin août et dans dix quartiers thématiques des plaques en hommage à 100 femmes qui ont marqué l’histoire de la Cité.

4 juillet 2019

La fin selon Zep, au son des Doors

Actualités, Personnages

Zep is Genevan artist Philippe Chappuis’ name. It is a tribute to his favourite rock band, Led Zeppelin. Famous for his 8-year old character « Titeuf », Zep also likes to draw grown-up topics. Recently, he published « The End » (éditions Rue de Sèvres), a story about some kind of ecological apocalypse !

26 juin 2018

Exposition Hodler au Musée Rath

Personnages, Sorties

World-famous Bernese painter Ferdinand Hodler died in Geneva a hundred years ago. The City Museums pay tribute to him. Until August 19th, 100 paintings are presented in the Musée Rath : self-portraits, landscapes and characters, which all attest the timelessness of Hodler’s work.

12 mai 2018

Alice Rivaz, écrivaine de caractère


The Geneva Book Fair opens its doors on 25 April 2018, twenty years after the death of the writer Alice Rivaz, or Alice Golay from Canton de Vaud. Her committed literary style, a forerunner of feminism, has left its mark in Switzerland and throughout the French-speaking world.

19 avril 2018

Calvin, ombres et lumière de la Cité


Key figure in Genève’s history, Pastor Jean Calvin came from France. He had such a vision of Christianism that he influenced the more than our city, which is nowadays presented as Protestant Rome. From the Reformation Wall, in Parc des Bastions, Plainpalais, Calvin is the second character, starting from the left.

24 mars 2018