Arts and culture of the Marquesas Islands

Knowing one's past to look at the future

To accompany the exhibition Matahoata, Arts and society in the Marquesas Islands, 2-day symposium will be held at the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac.

Some twenty specialists, cultural leaders, scholars and artists from the Marquesas Islands, France and the United States will discuss the resources and projects that continue to change Marquesan arts and culture in the 21st century, focusing on several decades of archaeological research and revitalization of the arts.


Department of Research and Education at the
musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac
Anna Gianotti Laban,


  • Organising Committee

    Carol Ivory, professor emeritus at Washington State University, Marquesas Island specialist, curator of the exhibition MATAHOATA, arts and society in the Marquesas Islands, Toti Teikihuupoko, Debora Kimitete, and Pascal Erhel Hatuuku

  • Place:   Salle de cinéma
  • TimeSlots:
    The Tuesday 12 April 2016 from 09:15 to 18:30

    The Wednesday 13 April 2016 from 09:30 to 12:30
  • Accessibility:
    • Handicap visuel
    • Handicap auditif bim (T)
  • Public:   Researcher, student
  • Categorie : Symposia
  • Free entry (subject to available places)
    Gratuit (dans la limite des places disponibles)

Around the event

Guided tours, workshops, concerts, etc.
all activities organized as part of the event

Around the event