There are countless exhibitions organised in Tarbes, some of them conventional, some futuristic, some international or regional. The choice is yours!
Artists, painters, sculptors and photographers all find the perfect venues in Tarbes to showcase their work, and you will enjoy coming to admire it.
The chapel that was once used by the Carmelite nuns is now a venue for contemporary art exhibitions, that welcomes renowned artists. This 200 m2 venue is open all year round and offers a top-quality programme of events.
For several years now, the work of some great painters has been exhibited here, such as Joan MIRO, Pierre SOULAGES, Francis BACON, Georges BRAQUE, Alberto GIACOMETTI and some great photographers such as Sarah MOON and Marc RIBOUD, not-to-mention the talented contemporary artists from the region.
It is essential to create a connection between the public and the artworks, to encourage new discoveries and to forge new bonds.
Le Parvis – Centre for contemporary art
Are you a fan of contemporary art? Le Parvis Scène Nationale has some remarkable and surprising works by well-known artists. This art centre is forward-thinking and innovative, with an ambitious programme of 4 to 5 temporary exhibitions from budding young creators and the more experienced.
The Tourist Office
At the Tourist Office, we aim to exhibit the work of regional artists every month, on a diverse range of topics.
Free admission from Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 12:30pm and 2pm to 6pm
3, Cours Gambetta – 65000 TARBES
L’Artelier is an original venue devoted to creation, where exhibitions, conferences, workshops and festive evenings are organised, in a festive atmosphere.
10 rue Carnot 65000 Tarbes
Open from Monday to Saturday from 3pm to 9pm and Wednesdays from 9am to 12pm
Le Pari is an artistic treasure trove, with the most original of exhibitions depending on the current artists in residence here!
21 Rue Georges Clemenceau, 65000 Tarbes
This is a unique venue in a beautiful 19th-century apartment, a place that encourages artistic research and experimentation.
20, Rue des Pyrénées
Photographie E gallery
This is a venue in the historic town centre of Tarbes where passionate amateur photographers can come and exhibit their work.
13 Rue de la Victoire 65000 Tarbes
A surprising venue on the ground floor of a townhouse, acting as a laboratory for contemporary artistic creations.
29 avenue Bertrand Barère
From Wednesday to Saturday from 3pm to 7pm, with a reservation. Free admission
Ayguerote exhibition spaces
These 3 exhibition areas welcome regional artists in an ancient 17th-century building underneath Ayguerote Hospital Chapel and leading onto a paved square. The beautiful architecture is worth the detour, with stone and brick arches.
Rue de l’Ayguerote
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Whether you come alone or as a family, whether you’re looking for art, nature or heritage, there’s always something to do in Tarbes.