Exhibitions and supporting materials

“Caricatures, Hugo à la Une” [Caricatures, Hugo on the Front Page] teaching pack

Glorified yet often mocked and criticised, many caricatures have been drawn of Victor Hugo. The exhibition Caricatures, Hugo à la Une is dedicated to this aspect of Hugo's posterity. It is also available as a virtual exhibition and there is an accompanying teaching pack.


Victor Hugo : son combat contre la peine de mort [Victor Hugo’s fight against the death penalty

Victor Hugo fought against the death penalty his whole life. A teaching pack on this topic was produced for the"Victor Hugo contre la peine de mort” exhibition.

Videos relating to an exhibition

François Auguste Biard, peintre voyageur

[François Auguste Biard, travelling painter]

The exhibition that was scheduled to run from 5 November 2020 to 11 March 2021 could not open to the public due to COVID restrictions. Take a virtual tour led by Vincent Gille.

Take the virtual tour.



Victor Hugo, dessins. Dans l'intimité du génie.

[Victor Hugo’s drawings. Up close and personal with a genius]

Watch the video presentation of this exhibition by Gérard Audinet.

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