Josette Bournet Museum

1. The museum   2. Detail Carras, Nice, oil on wood ca. 1948   3. Self-portrait detail, oil on wood, ca. 1934  

This museum presents works by Josette Bournet, painter and ceramist born in Vichy in 1905 and deceased in Nice in 1962.


Pictorial research – The years 1945-1950

After three years of exhibitions devoted to the first period of Josette Bournet’s production, the Josette Bournet Museum continues its chronological exploration of the painter’s work with an exhibition devoted to the years 1945-1950: Pictorial Research.

At the end of the war, Josette Bournet took up her brushes and explored various geometries, techniques and materials.

from april 21, 2024 to october 20, 2024

Josette Bournet girl (1924-2003) – Pastels, drawings and sculptures

One hundred years ago, on March 29, 1924, Josette Bournet gave birth to a little girl named Josette, like her mother. On the occasion of this anniversary, the Josette Bournet museum is presenting around forty works – pastels, drawings, sculptures – created by Josette Bournet as a daughter.

An evocation of his life as well as the reading of some of his texts will be offered for the inauguration of the exhibition on Sunday June 9 at 4 p.m.

from june 09, 2024 to october 20, 2024

Useful information :

Days and times :
Open from June 5 to October 21, Wednesday to Sunday
- In June, September and October from 2 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. (from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays and public holidays)
- In July and August, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Address :
Château du bourg
Phone number :
07 82 29 09 02

E-mail address :

Website :

GPS coordinates :
latitude : 46.22958
longitude : 3.48060