Maison Jean Vilar
The maison Jean Vilar is jointly managed by the Bibliothèque nationale de France and the Association Jean Vilar, in partnership with Avignon city and the Ministry of Culture and Communication. It houses Jean Vilar's personal archives. It also gathers, preserves and enhances documents connected vwith all the seasons of Avignon festivals.
In the Maison Jean Vilar, the library is managed by the Performing Arts Department and proposes over 33 000 books and magazines about performing arts as well as archives and documentation about festivals and performing arts in Avignon. Entrance is free for all visitors, whether they be researchers, students, professional or amateur users. The library develops partnerships with teaching and training institutions.
All the year long and particularly during the Avignon festival, the Maison Jean Vilar organizes exhibitions, public readings, lectures and colloquiums.
8 rue de Mons
Reading room of the Maison Jean Vilar
© Lenka Bokova/BnF
The library is open:
Closed on Sunday and Monday.
In July, during the festival d'Avignon, the Maison Jean Vilar and its library are opened every day on a wider schedule.
Closed on public holidays:
Friday, February 27, 2015