2020 Programme

CONTEMPORARY JOURNEY AROUND AUGUSTE RODIN

From 1st of May to 30th of September

Affiche Venise 2018Exhibition of works of 15 contemporary artists, inspired by a phrase of Rodin: « A woman’s torso has the purity of a vase, large and simple curves of a desired fruit ».

Organized with the Capazza’s gallery and in collaboration with the Rodin Museum in Paris, this exhibition takes place in 4 differents places in the region Centre-Val de Loire.

Complete information: www.galerie-capazza.com

Included in the entrance ticket.

 

 EXHIBITION OF KING HENRI THE THIRD’S BED

From the 29th of June to the 30th of September

Affiche Venise 2018STUNNING STATE BED WITH CARYATIDS AND TELAMONS SO-CALLED “KING HENRI THE THIRD

In natural wood, strongly architected and rectangular, the canopy is sustained by four columns which are caryatids. They are put two by two in diagonal. The caryatids take the form of satyrs and women, sculpted from the top of the head to the pelvis. Their ears are transformed in wings which participated at the figure’s hybridation. Their pelvises are decorated by male or female mascarons according to the sex of each caryatid. The base of the column is sculpted with rinceaux.

The back of the bed has a great relief and it’s decorated, in the middle, by a female’s mask with rinceaux, baskets of fruits and wincing masks.

The bedposts are strongly moldings to palmettes-leaves straight and inverted.

19e century, neo-renaissance, H.9 f. - L.8.46 f. - D.6,5 f.

This bed is on loan during the summer thanks to Maison de vente ROUILLAC, whom we thank warmly, before the auction on the 4th of October, during the 32th auction “Garden Party” at Château d’Artigny.

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L'ISLETTE TURNS VENETIAN

Afternoon of 2th and 3th of May CANCELLED and POSTPONED on the 8th and 9th of May 2021

Affiche Venise 201850 Venice Carnival performers show their fancy dress and splendid venetian masks.
Parade, then free walk and photos among the visitors.
Masks workshop for children (5€).

Included in the entrance ticket.

 

 

 

 A la belle etoile

L’Islette UNDER THE STARS

Wednesdays 15ht, 22th and 29th of July – 5th and 12th of August
Enjoy 5 remarkable evenings and discover the château (inside and outside) at nightfall in the light of 1000 candles.

Open until 11.30pm without interruption.

Picnic possible in the park.

Vinea Loire Valley, a wine cellar from Azay-le-Rideau give us the opportunity to discover the region’s wine.

Usual price. Holders of entrance ticket bought before 7:00pm can stay for the evening without an extra.

 

WEDNESDAY 15TH OF JULY

During the evenings “L’Islette under the stars”, at 8:30pm, Perspective : a horse and a harpe

cheval et harpe photo1Inspired by the melody and the rhythm of the harp of Adeline de Preissac, Lorien a spanish thoroughbred, execute the most beautiful training figures of the French high school.

Works by: Isaac Albéniz, Manuel de Falla, Enrique Granados.

Included in the entrance ticket.

 

 

WEDNESDAY 22TH OF JULY

Wednesday 22th of July at 9PM, during the evenings “L’Islette under the stars”, at 9:00pm, gypsy jazz concert

Trio A 2018By the Joshua Perez Trio.
Joshua Perez and Léo Watremez on the guitare, Thomas Quere on the double bass, continue the legacy of standarts, from Django to Bireli…

Outside, in front of the castel.

Included in the entrance ticket.

 

 

WEDNESDAY 29TH OF JULY

During the evenings “L’Islette under the stars”, at 9:00pm, Balkans gypsy music concert

Trio A 2018The quintet Šaban Shukar plays and reveals a nice and joyful gypsy music from the Balkans.

Outside, in front of the castel.

Included in the entrance ticket.

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY 5TH OF august

During the evenings “L’Islette under the stars”, at 9:00pm, jazz concert

Trio A 2018The “Blue Note trio” takes you back to the sixties jazz golden years with the unique sound of the legendary trio guitare/organ/drum like Wes Montgomery, Grant Green or Kenny Burrell. Bonus: some standards sing in a crooner way.

Tonicity, swing and good mood.

Outside, in front of the castel.

Included in the entrance ticket.

 

WEDNESDAY 12TH OF august

During the evenings “L’Islette under the stars”, at 9:00pm, Flamenco performance

Outside, south side of the castel, by Léa Carlosema, association Flem’n’co.

This company composed of 4 artists – Léa Carlosema and Adela Camille, dancers, Alexis Botella, singer et Cédric Pierson, guitarist – takes you to a trip in the heart of Andalusia throught the traditional repertoire of musics and Flamenco dance. Let yourself be transported, for a night time, by this art, unique and bewitching.

Included in the entrance ticket.


 

 AROUND ISLETTE'S HONEY, BEES AND HIVES

RucheWorkshops, visits of the apiary and activities for children and bee lovers are organized during all the summer.

 

 

Discovery days around beekeeping

Saturday 9th of May from 10AM to 6PM - Canceled
Saturday 13th of June from 10AM to 6PM
Saturday 5th of September from 10AM to 6PM

Come to discover and initiates yourself to beekeeping during a day animated by BEE’API-formation, in partnership with the château de l’Islette’s beekeeper.

The purpose is to discover the world of the hive and the bees.

  • The fundamentals about the bees and beekeepinge:
    • The bees
    • The beekeeper’s job
    • Organization of a colony of bees
    • How a hive works?
  • Visits of the apiary
  • Practical exercises (according to the needs of the time)

Please allow an appropriate equipment:

- Long sleeves and trousers
- Closed shoes
- Leather gloves (eventually)

8 persons minimum – 15 persons maximum

Price: 100€ + entrance ticket

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Discovery workshops for the children (7-12 years old

Thursday 16th of July from 2PM to 4PM and from 4PM to 6PM
Thursday 6th of August from 2PM to 4PM and from 4PM to 6PM

An afternoon with BEE’API-Formation in partnership with the château de l’Islette’s beekeeper, to discover the world of bees: in a hive, they are 60 000!

  • Studies of the bees and the hive
  • Guided tour of the apiary
  • Snack around honey

Clothing recommended:

- Long sleeves and trousers
- Closed shoes

Between 7 and 12 years old, 10 children maximum

Price: 15€ + entrance ticket (reduced or free under 8 years old)

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Honey’s day at L’Islette

Saturday 8th of August

With Mickaël Preteseille, the château de l’Islette’s beekeeper:

110AM: presentation of beekeeping

11.30AM: recipe of honey vinaigrette, to give more punch to your salad if you bring your pic-nic with you (or to taste at home)

2PM: visit of the apiary

3PM: honey crop

You can take at home your honeypot of the day (9€) with your name on it, in memories of this day.

Included in the price of the entrance ticket

Walks of the beekeeper

Saturday 11th of July at 3.30PM
Sunday 26th of July at 3.30PM
Saturday 8th of August at 5.00PM
Sunday 23th of August at 3.30PM

Come to discover the château de l’Islette bee’s.
Michaël Preteseille, passionate beekeeper who takes care of them, will show you the world and complexity of the bees.
For those who wish, it’s possible to give a closer look to the hives, their actives inhabitants and even the queen…
This shared moment will end by a degustation of honeys.

Included in the price of the entrance ticket

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