he Micro-Folie cultural project revolves
he Micro-Folie cultural project revolves around a digital museum that brings together art pieces from 12 prestigious French institutions.
The French Institute of Jordan is one of the three first Institutes in the Middle East to host a digital museum within the Micro-Folie. It will be open in Amman from October 2019 to June 2020. In addition to the digital museum, the Micro-Folie will offer:
A stage area where cultural events will be organized throughout the year: conferences, movies, performances, concerts…
A library with more than 10,000 documents, weekly activities (storytelling, movies, creative workshops…) and an exhibition area.
A coffee shop in the heart of the library.
>>> THE DIGITAL MUSEUM
At the heart of the Micro-Folie project, the digital museum enables visitors to discover in HD more than 1000 art pieces from 12 French Institutions: the Palace of Versailles, the Centre Pompidou, the Louvre, the Picasso National Museum, the Quai Branly Museum, the Philharmonie de Paris, Universcience, the Réunion des Musées Nationaux and the Grand Palais (RMN – Grand Palais), the Avignon Festival, the Opéra de Paris and the Orsay Museum.
Synchronized with the screen, the tablets enable visitors to explore the art pieces in details and to approach some of them in a fun way. Music and video extracts will also be available on the tablets!
2 ways to visit the museum: Free visit and teaching mode (group visits)
- Free visits: navigate the museum as you wish!
Sunday: 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM
- Group visits: (upon reservation) for schools, universities and companies.
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Group visits can be planned ahead: teachers can choose a thematic visit among those offered or choose the art pieces they want to discuss and create their own visit!
The lectures can be given by our cultural mediator.
Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org – 06 46 12 658 Ext : 105 – ifjordan.com
Location: Markaz Theater (2nd floor of the French Institute of Jordan)
For more information about the museum opening times and bookings:
The Micro-Folie project is also cultural program and library’s activities during all the year! Follow us on our social media!