Death of Mrs Dominique de Puységur, honorary president of the Société des Amis de Marcel Proust et des Amis de Combray

The board of the Société des Amis de Marcel Proust et des Amis de Combray has learned with deep sorrow the disappearance, on September 17th 2018, in her 89th year, of the marquise de PUYSEGUR, born Dominique Mante, Marcel Proust's great-niece and honorary president of the Société. Members of the association join her family and cherished ones in mourning.

Visit of the exhibit Antonio de la Gandara at the Lambinet museum in Versailles, December 1st 2018

Xavier Mathieu, curator of the exhibit which the Lambinet museum (Versailles) dedicates to the painter Antonio de la Gandara, proposes to members of the SAMP a guided visit Saturday December 1st 2018. Information and reservation on this page.

‘Ruskin The Great Victorian’ Day School, Saturday November 17th 2018

Five lectures will be given on Ruskin, at the Birmingham & Midland Institute, including one lecture entitled How Ruskin Changed Proust’s Life: From Dilettante to Great Writer, by Dr Cynthia Gamble. Registrations are open on this page.

Members' Day at Illiers-Combray, Saturday November 17th 2018

The traditional members' day will take place Saturday November 17th. On the programme: conference by Mrs Valérie Guillaume, director of Musée Carnavalet, on the Proustian collections of her institution and on the renovation of "Proust's room"; readings of excerpts from the Recherche by M. Gabriel Dufay. Reservations are open on this page.

Journées musicales Marcel Proust at Cabourg, October 5, 6 and 7 octobre 2018

The fourth edition of the "Journées musicales Marcel Proust" will take place at Cabourg October 5 to 7. Information on this page.