2018: the Mucem confirms its attractiveness

In 2018, the Mucem confirms its attractiveness with 1 335 000 visits (+ 6%), of which 501 342 (+ 21%) have discovered one or more exhibitions and 48 568 (+ 38%) have participated in the artistic and cultural programming.
Many of these events have met their audience, thanks to numerous partnerships with the cultural structures of the territory and thanks to the support of its patrons.

The Mediterranean Gallery (two semi-permanent exhibitions) confirmed its impact with, for "Connectivités": 236 280 visits, and, for "Ruralities": 155 731 visits.

The J4 shows, completed in 2018, recorded the following:
- "We are Foot" (10 October 2017 - 4 February 2018): 76 646 (759 / day) - "Roman-Photo" (12 december 2017 - 23 april 2018): 90 034 (783 / day)
- "Gold" (25 April - 10 September 2018): 162 042 (1 296 / day)
- "Ai Weiwei - Fan-Tan" (20 June - 12 November 2018): 198 844 (1 518 / day)
- Remember that the exhibition "Georges Henri Rivière. Seeing is understanding "(introduced since November 14 2018) is open until March 4 2019.

In the spaces of Fort Saint-Jean, five exhibitions were also presented:
- "Fantasy journeys, Picasso and Russian ballets, between Italy and Spain" (16 February - 24 June 2018): 143 426 (1 281 / day). This exhibition was conducted in parallel with the exhibition of the Center de la Vieille Charité; both exhibits totaling 250 000 visits.
- "Domo de Eŭropa - Historio en Ekzilo" (June 16 - 30 September 2018): this demanding presentation has fascinated almost 5 000 visitors. The Mucem produced the Thomas Bellinck exhibition revisiting the history of Europe, in partnership with the Marseille Festival.
- "Eat in the eye - The French at table in two centuries of photos" (20 July - 30 September 2018): 61 076 (ie 925 / day)
- "Animals from A to Z" (presented since 3 October 2018) is open until 4 March 2019.
- Remember that the exhibition "Kacimi - 1993-2003, an African transition" (presented since November 23 2018) is open until 3 March 2019.

At the Conservation and Resource Center (1, rue Clovis Hugues - 13003) The CCR welcomed 3 760 visitors in its visible reserves, 1 961 in its exhibitions including 1 600 for the exhibition "5 years already! - Acquisitions of Mucem from 2013 "(22 May 2018 - as of 31 December 2018).

On the social networks, the Mucem community continues to grow: at the end of December, the Mucem account 148 645 fans on Facebook (+ 5 279 is + 3,68%), 19 909 followers on Twitter (+ 1806 or + 9,97%), 33 193 Instagram followers (+ 11 197 is + 50,9%).

Attendance at school groups reaches 32 700 students. Similarly, the older audiences of 18 to 25 years have progressed significantly with nearly
39 000 visits (+ 36%), thanks to partnerships with Aix-Marseille University and with the organization of a dedicated program, "Nights Vernies".