Bayeux Museum® reveals itself in the colour of the city of Bayeux: Bayeux Violet.
Bayeux Museum® adopts Bayeux Violet
Patrick Gomont, Mayor of Bayeux, declared:
"Bayeux has a colour, we now need to make it our own!"
Bayeux Museum® (the trademark for the museums run by the city of Bayeux) shows itself in the colour of the city: Bayeux Violet.
Contemporary Art focusing on Bayeux Violet
2010 put Bayeux Violet in the spotlight. Contemporary artist focused their work on Bayeux Violet: Claude Viallat, Jean Le Gac, Jacques Villeglé, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Stéphane Bordarier and Sarkis dedicated their work to the city’s colour. Jacques Villeglé’s work of art, "Violet de Bayeux", was acquired by the MAHB to enrich its collections.