The "Charles-Eric Siméoni" donations 1996-2021

Cultural Musée Ziem Exhibition Painting Photography Sculpture
Place : Musée Ziem
  • Jacqueline Dauriac Pièces siamoises pour deux collectionneurs
  • Les donations
  • Jean-Jacques Ceccarelli Carte de vœux, 1988
  • Giuseppe Caccavale Sans titre, 1989 Pastel, gouache et cire d’abeille sur papier
  • Alain Lambilliotte Sans titre, 1992 Peinture acrylique sur bois
  • Affiche de l'exposition Les donations
Jacqueline Dauriac Pièces siamoises pour deux collectionneursLes donations Jean-Jacques Ceccarelli Carte de vœux, 1988Giuseppe Caccavale Sans titre, 1989 Pastel, gouache et cire d’abeille sur papierAlain Lambilliotte Sans titre, 1992 Peinture acrylique sur boisAffiche de l'exposition Les donations


An exceptional contemporary art exhibition. 50 artists represented, from Boltanski to Guibert. Photographs, paintings, sculptures offered to the museum by a generous donor.
At the Ziem Museum in Martigues. From Wednesday to Sunday, from 2 pm to 6 pm. Free admission.
In 1996 and 2000, the Ziem Museum received 96 works by Charles-Eric Siméoni. In 2021, a new donation of 37 pieces was added to the public collections of Martineau, bringing the total number to 133.

In addition to thanking the collector for his great generosity and trust, this exhibition is also an opportunity to look at the evolution of his tastes over the last twenty years and to inform the public of the richness of this collection, which is made up of paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs by local, national and international contemporary artists.

Free guided tours at 4pm on Sundays 16 October, 20 November, 11 December and 29 January.
Free guided tours, by reservation, for schoolchildren and groups of at least 5 people.

Conferences on the exhibition, in the conference room of the Town Hall, at 6pm:
- Thursday 20 October 2022: the Charles-Éric Siméoni collection by François Bazzoli,
art historian.
- Thursday 19 January 2023: the collectors by Nathalie Moureau, professor at the
Paul-Valéry University in Montpellier.

Event! Thursday 24 November at 6 pm at the Ziem Museum: round table with the collector Charles-Eric Siméoni.
Romain Mathieu, from Aix-Marseille University, will moderate this meeting in the presence of many artists including Alain Lambilliotte,
Dominique Gauthier, Isabelle Waternaux, Gilles Delmas, Giuseppe Caccavale and Judith Bartolani.

Some artists and works to discover during this exhibition:
- Jean-Jacques Ceccarelli: Greeting card, 1988. Colour inks on drawing paper.
- Giuseppe Caccavale: Untitled, 1989. Pastel, gouache and beeswax on paper.
- Jacqueline Dauriac: Siamese Pieces for Two Collectors, 1988
Chalk and pencil on tracing paper.
- Julián Alberto Lineros Castro: Untitled - "Guerreros de barro" - Uraba Chocoano, 2002.
Silver print mounted on aluminium,
- Alain Lambilliotte: Untitled, 1992. Acrylic paint on wood.
- Carmelo Arden Quin: Livre d'artiste, 1995. Paper, cardboard and metal.
Opening period (s)From 12/10/2022 to 29/01/2023, every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 2 pm and 6 pm.
Practical information
  • Environments :
    • In centre of town
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Beach within 300 m
Facilities, services, amenities
  • Sitra promotion typology :
    • Bad weather alternative
    • Indoor
  • Accessible tourism :
    • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities


Free of charge.


Boulevard du 14 juillet
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.408683
Longitude : 5.054282
Coming from Marseille / Aix-en-Provence: Exit at Jonquières-center-ville, cross the lift bridge, follow Ferrières, park in the car park located on the edge of the pond, near the municipal swimming pool.
Coming from Fos / Arles / Montpellier: Exit at Croix-Sainte before the viaduct, follow Hôtel de Ville then Istres, join the car park, near the municipal swimming pool.
Coming from Istres / Miramas / Salon: Take Center-ville - Ferrières, park in the car park, near the municipal swimming pool.
Marseille Provence: Airport / Aerodrome at 20km
Martigues Lavéra: Train station at 4km
Ville de Martigues
mail / message
Phone : +33 4 42 41 39 60
Fields with an asterisk * must not be left blank
My request
Your Contact Details
In accordance with Law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 of the National Committee for Information Technology and Civil Liberties (CNIL) with regard to computing, files and liberties (article 36), the interested party is entitled to ask for his/her personal information to be rectified, completed, clarified, updated or deleted if it is inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous, elapsed or in respect of which it is forbidden to use, disseminate or store said information. Should you wish to exercise this right, please specify the fact in the form above.
Musée Ziem
Boulevard du 14 juillet
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
We also suggest...