Odyssey in the
Mediterranean sea

Follow the Festival and the Museum boat's journey

about the festival
The boat will soon be in:
Marseille, France
discover the program


The festival

The Art Explora Festival is a traveling cultural festival with free access, developed in collaboration with local institutions across the Mediterranean, to offer unique cultural and artistic experiences to all audiences. The festival unfolds aboard ARTEXPLORER, the world's first museum boat, as well as on the quaysides and in the host cities. From spring 2024 to spring 2026, the festival will journey through over 15 countries in the Mediterranean.

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© Wilmotte & Associés Architectes

Our commitments

The Art Explora Foundation works to make art and culture more accessible to everyone. We implements innovative initiatives to share arts and culture with all audiences before, during, and after the festival. The festival's programming focuses on the contemporary challenges of our time, highlighting intercultural dialogue and the role of women in societies. The festival also commits to a responsible approach to reduce its carbon emissions and offers an awareness program on environmental issues

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learning resources

At each stop of the festival, the Art Explora Foundation collaborates with local associations and institutions to engage all audiences. We offer workshops with various educational tools suitable for everyone. Online, visitors can explore a library of audiovisual content, allowing them to prepare their visit or discover more about artworks and artists.

Resources will be available soon

artists residencies

The Art Explora festival is a project that fosters exchanges, dialogues, and cultural cooperation across the Mediterranean region. As part of its commitment to supporting contemporary creation, the festival offers a program of cross-residencies, taking place both on the boat and in various Mediterranean cities. This program provides an opportunity for over thirty artists from fifteen Mediterranean countries to develop their projects and travel to other countries within the region.

Main sail © Laure Prouvost

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