Prepare your visit !


Guided tours are scheduled for each exhibition, usually on Wednesdays or Saturdays at 3 pm.

Occasional events such as “art walks” or lectures are organised as part of certain exhibitions. Find this information on the News page of the website.

It is also possible to request the presence of a mediator on weekdays, by email at or by phone at +33 (0)4 92 31 45 29. Depending on her availability, she will be able to meet and accompany individual visitors during their visit.

Admission to the CAIRN art centre and guided tours are free.



From Monday to Sunday, guided tours are offered free of charge upon reservation for groups of students, associations, institutions or constituted groups (minimum 5 persons).

Groups can also request time for artistic workshops to complement the visits.






From April to November : Open 7 days a week
from 9 am till 12 am and from 2 pm till 5:30 pm
In July and August : Open 7 days a week from 9 am till 7 pm

Last entry 30 minutes before closure !

The CAIRN art center will reopen in the spring of 2020.
The administration stay open all year round.



  • Access to exhibition space : FREEaccessible to the people with reduced mobility.


  • The CAIRN art center shop includes a selection of books that can be consulted and purchased in order to deepen the encounter with the place, the artists and the artworks exposed. You can also find L’art des parcours, a guide to 20 contemporary art walks that invites visitors to discover the works produced by CAIRN artists in the Haute-Provence Geopark.


  • The art center is located in the heart of the Saint-Benoît park where you can discover the butterfly garden, the Japanese garden, the Promenade Museum (interpretation centre of the UNESCO Geopark of Haute-Provence) and the sculptures of 15 artists produced by the CAIRN. More information on the tourism office website.


  • Free parking (limited to the day of the visit and during opening hours).



CAIRN art center
10 montée Bernard Dellacasagrande 04000 Digne-les-Bains

Musée Gassendi

À l’attention du CAIRN centre d’art
15 rue de la Grande-Fontaine
04000 Digne-les-Bains

+33 (0)4 92 31 45 29


Nadine Gomez, directrice :
Julie Michel, adjointe de direction :
Clara Chiezal Tamby, communication, education, coordination assistant :




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