Museums, empty dressing rooms and exhibitions… What to do this weekend in Toulouse and its surroundings?

Les musées de Toulouse seront gratuits, en ce premier dimanche du mois.

The museums of Toulouse will be free, on this first Sunday of the month.
The museums of Toulouse will be free, on this first Sunday of the month. (©Toulouse Museum – Geraldine Millo)

The sun returns to Toulouse on this first weekend of November. You can enjoya nice walk, outdoors, in the parks and gardens of the Pink City, but also in several activities, indoors. Here are some ideas to keep the whole family busy.

A dressing room 2.0

To start this weekend, you can go to the Reflets Compans shopping center, in the hypercentre, to do some shopping during a vacuum-dressing

Indeed, Saturday, November 5, eight Toulouse influencers decided to make room in their closets to offer second-hand items for sale.

The opportunity to meet local content creators, followed by thousands of fans on social networks, but also to do great business by buying designer pieces at low prices. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A social evening

Also this Saturday, November 5, a day on access to the rights of transgender people organized in the Pink City. This social event is organized by La Mairie de Toulouse, in association with the Association for Queer and Feminist Care (ASQF). It will take place at the city’s LGBT Secular Diversity Center.

After a morning of debates, devoted to professionals in the sector, the end of the afternoon will be open to the public, for a presentation, at 4.30 p.m. of the book by Maud-Yeuse Thomas and Karine Espineira “Transidentities and transtitudes: getting rid of received ideas “.

Then, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., an aperitif dinner will be served by the “La Roue” collective, which helps LGBTQI refugees. Finally, the film “Our bodies are your battlefields”, by Isabelle Solas, will be screened at 8 p.m. Admission is free and without registration.

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A bit of free culture

Like every first Sunday of every monthsome Toulouse museums open their doors, free of charge. A free entrance which only applies to the permanent collections of these places of art and history.

Consequently, you will be able to enter, without a ticket, the following places: The Museum Les Abattoirs, The Saint-Raymond Museum, Toulouse Archeology Museum, The Convent of the Jacobins, The Chapel of Saint-Joseph de La Grave, The Gallery Le Water Tower, the Natural History Museum, the Gardens of the Museum in Borderouge and the Quai des Savoirs.

Last day to see the Saint-Exupéry exhibition

Hurry to The Flight of the Pioneers to discover or rediscover the temporary exhibition devoted to the aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

It is this Sunday, November 6, 2022 that the retrospective “Saint-Exupéry, a little prince among men” ends. Through sound and visual installations, the visitor will discover this great dreamer. Ticket at 8 euros for adults and 5 euros for 5-18 year olds.

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