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Drinking with the Gods
A Tale of Wine, Gods and Men
THE FOUNDATION DEVELOPS AMBITIOUS EXHIBITIONS, ALWAYS SEEKING TO OFFER A FRESH APPROACH FOR A WIDE AUDIENCE.
To mark 2020, the Fondation pour la Culture et les Civilisations du Vin will be exploring a founding moment in the imagery of wine: Ancient Greece and Rome.
The exhibition aims to reveal the close ties established by Greek and Roman civilisations between wine, gods and men. It will offer a historical and artistic journey to discover the many faces of Dionysus, the chief god of wine, and the wealth of rituals associated with him.
This key facet of Greek and Roman culture will be revealed through a highly original and modern exhibition design!
UNIQUE MONUMENTAL CREATIONS
Commissioned by the Foundation, artists from the local scene in Bordeaux will be creating monumental figurative works, to mirror the ancient works on exhibit.
An unprecedented encounter between the riches of ancient mythology and the artistic world of three plastic artists in the field of urban art.
Why should you support us?
By supporting this exhibition, individuals and companies enable the Fondation pour la Culture et les Civilisations du Vin to:
- Offer an original perspective and a fresh look at the figure of Dionysus through 80 works produced over a period of more than 13 centuries.
- Develop a unique, immersive exhibition design and support local artistic creation through commissions with urban artists who will illustrate the theme through their works.
- Provide a multi-form exhibition in association with international lenders and major museum institutions showcasing the sophistication of Ancient Rome and Greece, in particular the Louvre and the Archaeological Museum of Athens.
Support the cultural cycles and temporary exhibitions of La Cité du Vin:
AS AN INDIVIDUAL PATRON
Contribute to the development of the temporary exhibitions at La Cité du Vin by making a donation. The amount of your choice, starting from €10 - may be eligible for income and wealth tax reductions.
AS A CORPORATION
Become a patron of the temporary exhibition Drinking with the Gods, with a donation starting from €25K per exhibition.
The Fondation would like to thank the patrons of the Drinking with the Gods temporary exhibition
- Inclusion in the exhibition media kit*
- Your name visible on the annual patrons’ wall at La Cité du Vin
- Communication materials provided
- Entrance tickets to the exhibitions at La Cité du Vin*
- Reception areas available for customer & staff events*
- The chance to participate in tasting workshops at La Cité du Vin
- Invitations all year long to events organised by La Cité du Vin and its partners
Patrons may also enjoy additional benefits depending on the amount of their donation.
*To be defined together according to the amount of the donation