The Art in the Thau Archipelago
Discover different art forms in a resolutely cultural destination
Let yourself be surprised by the artistic worlds of the different museums of Sète. In this city that has always inspired artists, enjoy permanent and temporary exhibitions, to be discovered all year round.
The prestigious Paul Valéry Museum and its renowned exhibitions: world-renowned artists are on display. In addition to the permanent collection of Fine Arts, there is the Paul Valéry collection and a collection of popular arts and traditions.
Located on the Sète quays facing the old port, the Centre Régional d'Art Contemporain Occitanie is a laboratory for artistic creation. It offers a programme of temporary exhibitions accompanied by the production of works. Many meetings are organized to promote the discovery of the art of our time.
A little further along the docks, the International Museum of Modern Arts created by Hervé Di Rosa and Bernard Belluc houses a collection of thousands of emblematic objects of modest art, objects loved and collected, manufactured or crafted that touch us by their visual strength. As for temporary exhibitions, they continue to question the boundaries of contemporary art. Jubilant!
Immerse yourself in a place of photographic resources, friendly and productive: the Maison de l'Image Documentaire. Photographic exhibitions, screenings, conference meetings, this place promotes the diffusion to a wide public and becomes the info point of the ImageSingulières Photographic Meeting.
If you want to stay outdoors, MaCO is for you! A true Open Skies Museum, you will discover frescoes created each year on the walls of Sète during the K-Live festival by renowned urban artists.