Activité pédagogique © eac.
Activité pédagogique face à une œuvre de Gottfried Honegger © eac.
Fête de la musique 2016, salle Gottfried Honegger © eac.
More than 16.000 visitors a year, including 7.700 children and young people.
Founded in 1990, the Espace de l’Art Concret is a contemporary art center with a collection of abstract art unique in France, the Donation Albers-Honegger.
The cultural and educational mission of eac. is threefold:
The conservation and valorization of the Albers-Honegger collection ;
Research, centered arond temporary exhibitions and artist residencies which develop links between works in the collection and contemporary creation ;
Education, with the goal of raising awareness about today’s art through the action of the Educational workshops.
The primary mission of the eac. is to make contemporary art accessible to the largest possible public. Art education has always been at the heart of the mission, and an entire building,is devoted to studios designed to welcome school groups, beginning with preschoolers. Because of the outstanding reputation of its educational program, eac. is recognized and supported by the Ministère de la Culture, the Direction Régionale des Affaires Culturelles Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, the city of Mouans-Sartoux, the Conseil Régional Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, and the Département des Alpes-Maritimes. In 2008 the eac. received the « Prix Européen du Projet Culturel » awarded by the Fondation Européenne de la Culture « Pro Europa », for its art education program.