For the curious amongst you, take note. If you want to unravel the mystery of the olive and know everything about a fruit integral to the Mediterranean culture, this place is for you! Located in Volx, in the Luberon Regional Natural Park, the Olive Tree Museum invites visitors on a fun and engaging visit! On the program, 555m² entirely dedicated to the olive and which combines interactive tools, video sequences and sensory activities. Here, the olive takes center stage and is revealed as never before.
As every year at this time, the Olive Tree EcoMuseum welcomes a new annual exhibition dedicated to two artists, fans of nature. Carole Solvay, a Brussels-born artist presents "Rêve d’Olivier,” or “Dream of the Olive Tree,” a series of sculptures made from feathers she collects throughout the year. Alexandre Hollan, meanwhile, reveals a series of drawings called “Oliviers Hors du Temps,” or “Olives Out of Time," in which he shares his personal vision of nature and trees, that he considers living beings. Intrigued? You have until November 4 to discover it!
DISCOVERCarole Solvay & Alexandre HollanMay 10 to November 4, 2014Olive Tree EcoMuseumAncienne route de Forcalquier04130 VolxTel: +33 (0)4 92 72 66 91www.ecomusee-olivier.com