Sunday, October 15, 2017

Lalla Salma Inaugurates Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech

On Saturday, Princess Lalla Salma presided over the inauguration ceremony of the Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech. Dedicated to the work of the couturier, the museum hosts part of the collection of the Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent Foundation

After having cut the inaugural ribbon, the princess visited the temporary exhibition of "Jacques Majorelle and Morocco", the permanent exhibition room, Yves Saint Laurent, the shop, the photo gallery and the private library of Feu Pierre Bergé.

Located near the famous Majorelle Garden, the Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech Museum (mYSLm) is a cultural centre that will highlight an important aspect of Moroccan culture.

With a total surface of nearly 4,000 m2, this museum is the appropriate space for fashion and art enthusiasts and for a large audience who enjoy discovering the works of Yves Saint Laurent.

Dedicated to the French couturier and his work, known for his love of the ocher city since he discovered it in 1966 and which has been a source of inspiration, the museum includes a temporary exhibition hall of 150 m2 , an auditorium with 130 seats, a bookshop, a café-restaurant with a terrace and a research library of 5,000 books dedicated to literature, poetry, Andalusian-Arab history and geography, botany, Amazigh (Berber) culture, the work of Yves Saint Laurent and fashion.


No comments: