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Maison des Arts de Bischwiller

Two artists native of Bischwiller lived in this picturesque 17th century Alsatian house, now the annex of the Laub Museum: Henri Baumer, famous for his wood inlays, and his son-in-law, Philippe Steinmetz, a painter.

Henri Baumer (1876-1968), a cabinet maker, was elected the best worker in France for marquetry, but he had many other talents: he made pen and ink drawings, models, coats of arms, family trees, besides being a knowledgeable local historian. His works are exhibited on the ground floor.

Philippe Steinmetz (1900-1987), an art teacher in Dunkirk, Lille, Nancy and Strasbourg, was an impressionist like Cézanne. His paintings reveal the influence of famous masters such as Signac, Le Sidaner or Ensor. He was a member of the Academy of Alsace. Scores of his works are displayed on the first floor.

Additional information
  • Distance to the nearest station (km) : 1
  • Prices :
    • Adult rate : 3€
    • Child rate : 0€
    • Etudiant : 2€
  • Price advantages :
    • Free for children (age limit) : 12
    • Other special offers : 3 euros avec musée de la Laub
  • Prices for children :
      adulte : 3€ 12-18 ans : 2€ moins de 12 ans : gratuit.
  • Comments on prices : Credit card, Cash
  • Type of visits proposed : Free visit, Guided tour for groups with reservation
  • Amenities services : Toilets
  • Languages spoken : French, German
  • Practical services : Group reception, Shops /Sale of goods, Open to individual clients

Horaires et dates d'ouvertures susceptibles d'être modifiés en fonction des circonstances. Prenez vos précautions.

  • Ouverture et service de vente proposé : Open to the public, NHS COVID Pass mandatory
  • Mesure de protections : The service provider declares to respect the sanitary protocols, Wearing a mask is mandatory, Hydroalcoholic gel available
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