Martine and Bruno Roger
In 2010, Martine and Bruno Roger are offering a research grant. Every year, the museum’s Research and Teaching Department awards eight doctoral and postdoctoral grants, as well as a dissertation prize to assist in publishing an outstanding paper. The research projects focus on the museum’s priority areas, namely anthropology, ethnomusicology, art history, history, archaeology, sociology, cultural heritage law and performing arts.
On the occasion of Photoquai 2007, the musée du quai Branly housed an exhibition «Ruby’s room» by the artist Anne Noble. It decided to acquire ten of her works. Besides this purchase, Anne Noble wished to donate two more of her works. Martine and Bruno Roger renewed their commitment in 2008 and extended their assistance in the acquisition of these works.
In 2007, Martine and Bruno Roger supported the first chapter of the Photographic Biennial of the museum "Photoquai", and specifically the exhibition of the oldest daguerreotyps of the museum's collections dating back to 1840-1850, including a set of portraits made by Charles Guillain. This exhibition whose curator is Christine Barthe was showcased on the west mezzanine, at the heart of permanent collections, from 30 October 2007 to 13 January 2008.
In 2006, Martine and Bruno Roger renewed their commitment to the museum by funding the restoration of the painted skins of Indians from North America, presented from February to May 2007 in the exhibition "First nations, Royal collections:the Indians from the plains and the meadows of North America".
In 2005, Martine and Bruno Roger brought in their help in the artistic creation of the ceiling of the Jacques Kerchache reading room. This concerned a photo montage conceived by the agency AJN (Ateliers Jean Nouvel) as homage to Jacques Kerchache.
In 2004, Martine and Bruno Roger joined the circle of patrons for the Australia project.