Next to I.S.Rivers

In parallel to the I.S.Rivers conference, many events on the theme of water are taking place in Lyon.

Exhibition: “Visages du Rhône – Le fleuve roi”

(Faces oh the Rhône river – The king river)

> Photographic Exhibition « Le Rhône de sa source à la Méditerranée » (The Rhône river from its source to the mediterranean sea) by Camille MOIRENC

The Rhône river, after Paris, hangs on the railings of the departmental council: an event exhibition of 80 photos. This bi-national exhibition by photographer Camille MOIRENC is supported by CNR, the Cantons of Valais, Vaud and Geneva, Actes Sud publishing and the association Initiatives pour l’avenir des grands fleuves (IAGF).

Address: 29-31 cours de la Liberté, 69003 Lyon 3ème

Open visit every day
Visit organized by I.S.Rivers on Tuesday, July 5 – Departure at 6:30 pm from Lyon 2 University

Water Festival

> 1rst edition of this great annual event around the Rhône and the Saône rivers

This open and free festival is structured around 3 main themes: Celebrate, Protect and Discover. If you arrive in Lyon on the weekend before I.S.Rivers, this festival is a good opportunity to discover Lyon and its rivers.

Open visit between the 1rst and 3rd of July

Exhibition: “Les pieds dans l’eau – Vivre avec le Rhône et la Saône”

(Feet in water – To live with the Rhône and the Saône rivers”

> Event exhibition: “Les pieds dans l’eau” at the Gadagne Museum

This exhibition is the result of two years of work by the museum’s teams and 50 hours of interviews with local partners: historians, sociologists, ecologists, lovers of the Rhone and the Saône, jousters’ and bargemen’s associations, environmental protection groups, etc… It tells the story of the strong relationship between the people of Lyon and their waterways over the past 500 years

The exhibition is based on key objects, including a 16th century dugout canoe, and on exceptional museographic devices: the diorama of a contemporary lône as well as a hydromachine capable of simulating a flood.

This great ecological story suit to all audiences including families with children from 5 years old.

To be discovered at 1 place du Petit Collège, 69005 Lyon 5ème