The Villa Gillet is unique space supporting research and dialog aimed towards promoting trans disciplinary perspectives on ... More
The Villa Gillet is unique space supporting research and dialog aimed towards promoting trans disciplinary perspectives on contemporary international culture. For over twenty years, conferences, debates, round tables, symposiums, shows, lectures, literary events, book launches and performances have been organized at Villa Gillet, to encourage the common man to come into contact with art. Explore different genres of literature from every nook and corner of the world and be fascinated by the sheer variety of it! Some texts are available on line, some in print, and events must be attended on site. See website for program and ticket details (and on line texts!).
Lyon was the capital of silk, so it follows that it should pay homage to the fabrics of the world.
Located in the 16th century Hotel de Villeroy, Musee des Tissus traces 4,000 years of the history of fabric ...
The Croix Rousse is an area famous for its stairways, bistros and gardens hidden among the buildings, former silk workshops
and its passages known as Traboules de la Croix Rousse. On every street, you will see lots of different ...
The word "terreaux" describes the old moats and medieval mud ("terre") walls that protected the town up to the end
of the 16th century. These were filled in to make room for a large square where the town's guillotine ...
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