1. Jan Michalski

  2. Vera Michalski-Hoffmann

  3. The Foundation

La Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’Ecriture et la Littérature

The Montricher project

The Fondation Jan Michalski pour l’écriture et la littérature, in Montricher, will be entirely dedicated to literature. Designed as a small city, its different buildings form an unusual ensemble : residences for writers, library, auditorium, exhibition space, dining room, lounge and the offices of the Foundation, intended for the multiple activities of the Jan Michalski Foundation.

19.12.2014 : Video project residences for writers

5 minutes in the heart of the Jan Michalski Foundation : Click on the picture below and discover “5 minutes in the heart of the Jan Michalski Foundation”, a presentation of the Foundation by Vera Michalski-Hoffmann and her team.


The Fondation will be
closed on Friday 3rd and Monday 6th April
but open on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 April 2015 (from 2 pm to 6pm).

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A space for reading and working, open to everyone, the objective of the library is to reflect, through its collections, the fields of literary creation and knowledge in both its physical and electronic media.
Its collections are intended to be multicultural, multilingual and with the broadest geographical coverage. Find out more

Opening hours :
from Tuesday to Sunday, 2-6 pm


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Event: exposition

Henri Michaux | Figures • Ecritures

The exhibition Henri Michaux  |  Figures · Ecritures  opened on February 21st and will run until June 14th 2015.


Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 2 pm to 6 pm, from February 21st to June 14th 2015.

Admittance: 5 CHF (adults) /3 CHF (students, retirees, unemployed, groups, IV) / free for those under 18 years of age and residents of Montricher.

Free guided tour included in the entrance fee : March 29th, May 3rd and June 6th at 2PM

Catalogue : available at the exhibition’s reception (Sfr 35,-)


Conferences and lectures (registration mandatory, please send an email to the address indicated, free entrance) :

Friday March 27 at 19:00 : conference by Jean Pierre Martin, Insularité de Michaux, lecture by Jacques Roman
registration : Conference-JPMartin@fondation-janmichalski.ch

Thursday April 23 at 19:00 : conference by Franck Leibovici, On ne sait pas ce que peut une forme
registration : Conference-FLeibovici@fondation-janmichalski.ch

Thursday May 21 at 19:00 : Ecrits d’Art Brut à voix haute : “Art Brut” texts, staged reading, presented by Lucienne Peiry and played by two actresses, Anne Benoit and Charlotte Clamens.
Artistic collaboration: Jean-Louis Martinelli
registration : Lecture-ABenoit-CClamens@fondation-janmichalski.ch

Sunday June 14 at 15:00 : lecture by Jacques Roman, La marche dans le tunnel
registration : Lecture-JRoman@fondation-janmichalski.ch


Parking available.

March 2 : “Entre les lignes”, interview with R.M. Mason, curator of the exhibition

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