reading room events

Couverture de la brochure automne du salon de lecture Jacques Kerchache © musée du quai Branly.
Cover of the autumn brochure of the Jacques Kerchache reading room © musée du quai Branly

Designed by the architect as a private salon, the intimate atmosphere of the reading room offers each visitor the opportunity for a quiet pause, allowing them to extend their visit. Learn about the museum's news, consult exhibition catalogues or comic albums, participate in events, access computerised catalogues or a selection of CDs and DVDs; just some of the opportunities provided by the Jacques Kerchache reading room.

click here for the calendar of events

click  here to download the brochure in PDF format – 4Mb

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the media library and reading room on the social networks

Find the museum's media library and reading room on our  Facebook page and on  Twitter using the hashtag  #salonMQB.

Thematic series

Publication and research news

On the program: a roundtable organized by the publishers of CTHS: identity in question – perspectives of an ethnologist...

To learn more about the news of publication and research

Situations of contemporary art in the world

One Thursday a month, at 7pm, these roundtables convene actors from the contemporary art world, artists, curators, and theorists, who analyze the mutations induced in the art world by the generalized relationship of societies. 

Learn more on the rendez-vous around the situations of contemporary art


for consultation

  • more than 3500 books and 90 magazines to  extend or prepare for your visit to the museum, classified by theme (related to the exhibitions or the collections, contemporary art, photography, textiles, tattooing, history of colonialism, great explorers, stories from four continents etc.)
  • access to the online catalogues of the media library

related to the museum's news (the reading room display, Theme close-up etc.)

around the exhibitions