Inauguration of « Globes, Visions of the World » / « Le Monde en Sphères ». Ludovic Pouille, Ambassador of France to the UAE

Louvre Abu Dhabi presents from March 23 to June 2,  the second temporary exhibition, Globes: Visions of the World.

Globes, archaeological remains, coins, scripts or prints, astrolabes, world maps and paintings, originating mainly from the collections of Bibliothèque nationale de France will guide visitors throughout the 2500 years’ of history representing the world.

Don’t miss special performance with Acrobat Yoann Bourgeois will defy laws of gravity illustrating, twice daily on 22-24 March at 4 pm and 6 pm in front of the museum’s entrance.

« The exhibition follows humanity’s never-ending fquest for knowledge and adventure. Uncover the vital role played bye the pioneering scientifs of the Islamic world, and trck the ancient science of astronomy as it passed through Muslim Spain in the 10th and the 11th centuries » Manuel Rabaté, Director of Louvre Abu Dhabi

With Catherine Hofmann, Chief Curator at Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), and François Nawrocki, Chief Curator and Deputy Director at Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève Paris.

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