Autour de l'exposition

Museum tours

Exhibition poster

guided tour (with a speaker)

Exhibition on social networks

Throughout the duration of the exhibition, we invite you to share your visitor experience on Twitter and Facebook with the hashtag #Tatoueurs.

Exhibition news is also presented on the museum's Facebook page


Catalogue de l'exposition


Exhibition catalogue 

288 pages, 200 illustrations, 45 euros, co-published by musée du quai Branly and Actes Sud

connaissance des arts special edition

44 pages, 9,5€

Visitor support

exhibition audio guide

  • Available at the museum audioguide counter (French only)
  • €5 full rate, €3 reduced rate

Reading Room events


autumn close-up on the reading room

From September to December, the autumn close-up designed by Anne and Julien, exhibition curators, will be dedicated to this subject

  • Free access with limited seating
  • More about the reading room events around the exhibitions

Cycle of events

Notes d'encre, chapitre III © Zoé Forget
Notes d'encre, Chapter III © Zoé Forget

The incredible epic of tattooing, from 15th century to today

HEY! La Cie is the theatre group of the art review HEY! modern art & pop culture, created by Anne & Julien, curators of the Tatoueurs, Tatoués exhibition.

For the musée du quai Branly, the group comments in a dreamlike manner on the transitional points that have shaped tattooing in its contemporary form. A musical and graphical cabinet of curiosities that stimulates the imagination...

The dates

  • The tattooed adventure/Saturday 31/05/14, 6.00 pm
  • The islands rediscovered/Sunday 15/06/14, 5.00 pm
  • On stage! /Saturday 20/09/14, 6.00 pm
  • Fatalitas (November 2014)
  • In port (December 2014)
  • Ruling motifs (January 2015)
  • Global tattoo (February 2015)

practical information

  • Claude Lévi-Strauss Theatre 
  • Prices: 20 euros/15 euros
  • The event ticket provides access to the  Tattooists, Tattooed exhibition on the day of the event. Benefit from the reduced rate for all tickets purchased when you buy three or more tickets for different dates from the seven-event series.
  • more about the cycle of events