Description - Plateforme 10 – a new arts district for Lausanne
The entire art district and the new Photo Elysée and mudac building are ready to welcome the public from Saturday 18 June. Throughout the summer, visitors will have the opportunity to travel with the exhibition
"Trains. Zug. Treno. Tren".
Plateforme 10 is the result of the amalgamation of the Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts (mcb-a), Photo Elysée, a museum dedicated to photography, and mudac, the museum of contemporary design and applied arts, complemented by the Toms Pauli and Félix Vallotton Foundations. A true cultural platform that aims to go beyond the disciplines specific to each of the institutions to create a unique whole and a spirit of place with a strong appeal. The new arts district is located directly next to Lausanne train station, in the former SBB train halls. The first part of Plateforme 10 was inaugurated in 2019 with the opening of the mcb-a, while Photo Elysée and mudac will open their doors on 18 June 2022.
The inaugural period will kick off with a series of events centred around a joint exhibition by the three museums of Platform 10 on the subject of railways. On display until 25 September 2022, the exhibition “Trains. Zug. Treno. Tren” invites the public to explore how train stations and trains are gradually becoming meeting places and spaces for the imagination.