During the visit, children and their parents will discover a selection of archival documents dealing with relations between men, machines and robots since the eighteenth century: handwritten letters, catalogues and commercial leaflets, advertising poster, drawings and plans, postcards, old and contemporary photographs, toy models of ships of the National Navy etc. The visit will be followed by a creative workshop led by the Marseille association «Reso-nance numérique», allowing children to experiment with the cyanotype* technique by making an imaginary robot on paper. *Cyanotype is a photographic printing technique that produces cyan blue monochrome images.
Sunday, September 17, 2023 only from 10 am to 12 pm. Workshop for children from 7 years accompanied by an adult. Free, reservation required by email at firstname.lastname@example.org (limited number of places). Additional information on 04 13 31 82 52.
About the venue
The Departmental Archives of the Bouches-du-Rhône, the collective memory of the department: Created during the French Revolution and placed today under the double supervision of the State and the Department, the Departmental Archives were installed in 2006 in the heart of the Euroméditerranée perimeter, in the new building of the Departmental Archives and Library (ABD Gaston Defferre) built by the Marseille architectural firm Vezzoni-Laporte. A huge hull called the pebble houses the written memory of the department and its inhabitants, more than 65 linear kilometres of documents of which the oldest dates back to the year 814\. Charters of the Middle Ages, registers of notaries, cadastral maps, administrative documents, maps, posters, letters, photographs, cd-rom are kept and communicated to the public in the reading room. The valorisation of the archives is proposed to all through a dynamic program of exhibitions, live shows, meetings, visits-workshops and via a website where is availa
Access: Metro: line 2 - Désirée-Clary or National stations/ Bus: line 35, 70 and 82 - Euromed/Arenc stop/ Tram: T2 and T3 - Silo/Arenc terminus/ Arvieux car park