February 2019 at the Grotte Chauvet 2 Ardèche

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From 9th February to 10th March, it’s the ice age at the Cavern.

Go back in time with our enthusiastic guides and become a prehistoric artist, an expert in fire lighting techniques as well as learning everything you need to know about the Aurignacians.

Events and demonstrations (in French) during the February school holidays, from 9th February to 10th March 2019 

WEEKDAYS

Stories around the campfire

Follow Naly into Aurignacian world and discover the secret of fire.

In the Lion room at 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm and 4pm.

 

The Sound of Music

Discover a little known aspect of prehistoric art. The result of ethnological and archeological research, this workshop allows you a glimpse into the acoustic universe of the Aurignacians.

In the auroch dome from 11am to midday and from 1.30pm to 5pm.

 

AT THE WEEKEND

Stories around the campfire

Follow Naly into Aurignacian world and discover the secret of fire.

In the Lion room at 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm and 4pm.

Mini-conference: When people painted caves.

An illustrated presentation that will reveal more about who the Aurignacians were, how they lived and how we know. The guide is there to answer all your questions….and more. For children aged between 6 to 12 years and their families.

In the Hibou/owl room at 1.30pm and 4pm.

Cave art workshop

Prehistoric artists left moving examples of their esthetic skills in the depths of caves. Now it’s your turn to try your hand at cave art drawing techniques in our cave art workshop.

From 11.30am to 12.30pm and from 1pm to 5pm.