Art and Culture in Marseille

On the following pages you will find information about various galleries, theatres and music venues and events.

Marseille Culture

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Espace Culture

A useful place to go if you're in Marseille is the Espace Culture at 42 la Canebière, open Monday to Saturday 10:00 am to 6:45 pm. They have lots of information and sell tickets for some events. They often have art exhibitions on the first floor. They are open Monday to Saturday 10am to 6:45pm. There is a (French) web site where you can buy tickets on line here

Pavilion M

This is a temporary information centre specifically for 2013. It provides information about all the events in the region linked to the Capital of Culture. It's located in Place Bargemon, close to the Hôtel de Ville on the Vieux Port. It's open every day from 10am to 7pm.

Long running events and exhibitions

Our news page contains a list of current events and exhibitions.

Single performances and short exhibitions

Details of single performances and short exhibitions can be found in our blog.


The museums page lists the main museums in Marseille, with a few favourites of our own.

Music venues

Our music page has selection of places to go to hear music in Marseille.

Galleries and art shops

Our galleries page contains a list of the mainstream and some of the smaller galleries you can find in Marseille.


Our theatres page has list of some of the places to see live theatre in Marseille.

Marseille 2013 European Capital of Culture

The Marseille in 2013 page contains information about Marseille's year as European Capital of Culture.