Art & Exhibitions
Galerie de l'artothèque de Vitré Every Fri, Sat, Sun from Sat 6th Dec to Sun 31st Dec
The gallery of the municipal art library hosts contemporary photography exhibitions all year round. Open Friday to Sunday from 14:00 - 18:00. Located at 52 Rue de la Poterie
Passerelle Centre d'art contemporain - Brest Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat from Wed 1st Jun to Fri 29th Dec
Contemporary art with exhibitions of paintings, sculptures, photographs and videos. Open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 14:00 - 18:00 (Tuesdays until 20:00). Located at 41 Rue Charles Berthelot.
Galerie du Manoir du Moustoir - Saint-Évarzec from Wed 1st Jun to Sun 31st Dec
This manor dates from the 15th-16th century. Painters here work in a range of styles, from the abstract to the figurative, via surrealism, expressionism etc. Open every day from 14:30 - 19:00. Located at 156 Route de Concarneau.
Fort National - Saint-Malo Everyday from Fri 1st Jul to Tue 31st Dec
The Fort can be reached at low tide from Saint-Malo’s ‘grand plage’ (opposite the castle). There is also a museum that recounts the military events connected with the building. The Fort was built in 1689 on an island not far from the town ramparts, by the engineer Siméon Garangeau, the...
Fish Market - Roscoff Everyday from Fri 1st Jul to Mon 31st Dec
Fish market and auction selling monk-fish, cuttlefish, ray, red gurnard, haddock, scallops, bass etc. The public is also welcome to come along and learn more about trades of the sea and the fishing industry. Located at Galerie de Visite de la Criée de Roscoff, Port du Bloscon every...
Pont-Aven Museum of Fine Art Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun from Mon 1st Aug to Sat 31st Dec
The Fine Arts museum at Pont-Aven houses the work of artists inspired by Brittany, and in particular by Pont-Aven (Gauguin, Émile Bernard etc.), from the 1860's to the 1970's. The museum regularly holds exhibitions focusing on a particular aspect of the works and opens the graphic arts rese...
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Bretagne - Rennes Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun from Tue 2nd Aug to Fri 31st Dec
The Regional Contemporary Art Fund (FRAC) is Brittany's largest institution for contemporary art. Located at 19 avenue André Mussat and open throughout the year, closed on Christmas day, New Years day and 1st May.
Exposition - Dinan Everyday from Wed 12th Sep to Tue 31st Dec
The ‘maison d’artiste de la Grande vigne’, overlooking the port at Dinan, was the home, workplace and inspiration of the painter Yvonne Jean-Haffen (1895-1993), student and friend of Mathurin Méheut At the end of her life, the artist donated to Dinan her home, her collection of over 4000 works (pai...
Mardi Croquis - (Pont-Aven) Every Tue from Tue 28th Feb to Tue 19th Dec
Want to learn how to sketch? Meet new people and improve your French. Free admission at Bar l'Art de L'Oisiveté, 8 rue Louis Lomenech from 19:00 every Tuesday. All welcome
Musée d’Art et d’Histoire de Saint-Brieuc Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat from Sat 8th Dec to Fri 31st Dec
The museum of art and history focuses on the history and folk traditions of the region, and also contemporary art. Located at Cour Francis Renaud, Rue des Lycéens martyrs.
Fonds Hélène et Edouard Leclerc pour la Culture - Landerneau Everyday from Thu 1st Dec to Thu 31st Dec
Unique exhibition space of more than 1000 m2, opened in 2012, dedicated to contemporary art and its major artists. The gallery organises regular workshops on writing and lithography. On Wednesdays, families who want to take a fresh approach to art can follow a fun little course (45 mins), which c...
Exposition: Musee de la Tour Tanguy Every Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun from Sun 1st Dec to Thu 31st Dec
Discover the history of Brest from middle ages to 1939 in the form of miniature models, designed by Jim Sevellec at Musee De La Tour Tanguy, rue de la Tour from 14:00 - 17:00 on Wednesday and Thursday and from 14:00 - 18:00 on Saturday and Sunday. Closed Christmas day. Free admission.
Guided Visit: Manoir de Kerazan - Loctudy Everyday from Thu 30th Sep to Fri 16th Sep
Guided tours and visits to discover the architecture of this Manoir. Admission cost €6.00 and €4.00 for under 7's. Contact the tourist office to arrange a tour on 02 98 87 53 78
Visit - Abbaye de Daoulas Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun from Sat 26th Mar to Fri 31st Dec
Of this ancient abbey there remains the church and the Roman monastery and numerous pieces of Breton art of the X and XVI century. Open from end of March to beginning of January every year. Located at 21 Rue de l'Église.
La Chapelle Notre Dame de Pitie - Boqueho Everyday from Tue 7th Jun to Mon 31st Dec
Built in 1669, includes temporary exhibitions and concerts throughout the year. Situated at Kernabat, Boqueho. Built in 1669, includes temporary exhibitions, concerts throughout the year. Situated at Kernabat, Boqueho - See more at: https://www.angloinfo.com/brittany/directory/li...
Galerie Gloux - Concarneau Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat from Wed 1st Jun to Sun 31st Dec
The Galerie Gloux is located at the marina, 22 avenue Docteur Nicolas. Its four rooms display paintings, sculptures, watercolours, engravings and drawings alternated with the works on maritime themes and contemporary artists. Open all year.
Le Chateau de Dinan Everyday from Wed 1st Jun to Fri 31st Dec
The Donjon houses the museum of Dinan. Open throughout the year except January. The keep and the gate are part of the 2,600 metres (8,500 ft) of medieval ramparts which still surround the old town
Gare de Guiscriff - "Marie monte dans le train" - Guiscriff Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun from Fri 1st Jul to Tue 31st Dec
Guiscriff Station has been restored and transformed into a cultural centre that puts on tourist events and exhibitions, to introduce visitors to the railway heritage of which this site is an integral part. Take a journey through time in the Train Museum devoted to Brittany’s rail network; wr...
Manoli, musée et jardin de sculptures - La Richardais Every Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun from Mon 1st Aug to Fri 31st Dec
Sculpture exhibition at 9 rue du Suet open all year aside from January and Tuesdays. Admission cost €6.00, €4.50 for students.
Journées du Patrimoine - Heritage Days (Léhon) Every Sat, Sun from Sat 16th Sep to Sun 17th Sep
Free visits to l’Hôpital Saint Jean de Dieu, l’Abbaye Saint-Magloire de Léhon and Château de Léhon. Musée 39/45 will be open from 10:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 18:00 both days at a reduced price of €3.00, free for under 8's. All welcome.
Journées du Patrimoine - Heritage Days ( Tréfumel) Every Sat, Sun from Sat 16th Sep to Sun 17th Sep
Free entrance to la Maison des Faluns, an interactive museum highlighting geological and architectural heritage of this area. Open from 14:00 - 18:00.
Exhibition: 'Voyage dans le Temps' - Mont Dol from Mon 2nd Jan to Thu 31st Dec
An exhibition about the prehistory, geology and history of Mont Dol in the Exhibition Hall next to the church. Guided tours of the village every day except Monday during July and August.
Exposition - Concarneau Everyday from Wed 12th Dec to Wed 2nd Jan
Exhibitions of artists from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, plus contemporary artists, small furniture and collectables. Open daily 10:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 19:00.
Exposition de Brigitte Lanier à l'Office de Tourisme from Sat 1st Apr to Sun 30th Apr
The artist Brigitte Lanier will exhibit her work in the lobby of the Tourist Office throughout the month of April. Totally self-taught, she began with pastels on drawing sheets before moving onto oils.
Bon-Repos Abbey from Sun 1st Jan to Sun 31st Dec
Throughout the year, there are educational workshops focusing on the environment, the restoration project and Cistercian history. From spring onwards, exhibitions and artists’ residencies bring contemporary artistic practice into the spotlight.
Musée des Transmissions - Espace Ferrié (Cesson-Sévigné) Every Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun from Thu 6th Dec to Tue 31st Dec
The Communications Museum traces the history of long-distance military and civilian communications over the past 200 years. The permanent exhibition has been reworked to give a more general overview of the inventions rather than the technical context. There is more military equipment used during...
Musée du Rail - Dinan Everyday from Wed 1st Jun to Mon 1st Jan
At Dinan Station this museum shows layouts of steam trains as well as SNCF. You can also buy trains, track and buildings for your own set. Please see website for opening times.
Jardins Les Forges-des-Salles - Perret Everyday from Sat 2nd Jul to Sun 30th Dec
Gardens and terraces alongside the 18th and 19th century houses. Open Saturdays and Sundays from 14:00 - 18:00. Guided or free tours every weekend in April, May, June and September and daily in July and August from 14:00 - 18:30. Admission cost €6.00 for adults, School / students: €4.00 and fr...
Musée Emmanuel de la Villéon - Fougères Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat from Mon 1st Aug to Sat 31st Dec
Some of Emmanuel de la Villéon art is exhibited in this museum, located in an amazing seventeenth century porch-fronted house. Guided tours take place every afternoon during the summer and workshops for children are also organised regularly.
Musée de Morlaix Everyday from Mon 1st Aug to Fri 31st Dec
The Morlaix museum is situated in a wing of a former Dominican convent. The collection has two main themes, modern and contemporary painting and traditional arts and crafts. Open throughout the year but closed on Sundays and Mondays during December
Yan‘Dargent Museum - Saint-Servais Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat from Mon 1st Aug to Sat 31st Dec
The Yan‘Dargent museum dedicates its collection to the life and work of this painter and illustrator (1824-1899), who was born and buried in the town.
Le Patiau - Centre d'art et d'histoire céramique - Saint-Jean-la-Poter... Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat from Wed 3rd Aug to Fri 31st Dec
Potter's museum, a gallery-boutique with contemporary art exhibitions, and a studio where you can see pottery being made and decorated. Located at 2 rue du Calvaire. Free guided visits available. Open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 17:00 and on Saturd...
Oniris - Galerie d'art contemporain - Rennes Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat from Tue 2nd Aug to Fri 31st Dec
Contemporary art gallery based at 38 rue d’Antrain, in the centre of Rennes, near Place Hoche. Here you’ll find François Morellet (the first artist to exhibit here, from 1986 onwards) Aurelie Nemours, Vera Molnar, Geneviève Asse, Claude Viallat, Jean-Pierre Pincemin, Alain Clément, François...
Château Musée - Dinan Everyday from Sat 1st Oct to Wed 31st Dec
Discover architecture of the fourteenth century. Strolling through its vast halls, you will discover the art and history collections of the Museum of Dinan. Located at Rue du Château from 10:00 - 18:30. Exhibition during the summer. Guided tours in July and August every day at 11:00. Free adm...
Musee et Jardin de Sculptures - La Richardais Everyday from Sat 1st Apr to Sat 30th Sep
The Manoli museum exhibits 300 works of sculptor and alchemist materials,(a fire artist). Open in April, May, June, and in September: from 15:00 - 19:00 (closed on Tuesdays) and in July, August from 11:00 - 19:00, every day. Located at 9 rue du Suet.
Musée du Cidre - Pleudihen-sur-Rance Everyday from Wed 12th Sep to Tue 31st Dec
Discover how cider is made, exhibition includes videos, old equipment and a sample of cider or apple juice. Located at La Ville Hervy Closed Sunday afternoon in July and August
Seafaring Exhibition - Morlaix Everyday from Wed 12th Sep to Tue 31st Dec
Painting and graphic art exhibition taking place at Musee De Morlaix, place des Jacobins from 10:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 17:00 Monday to Saturday. Admission cost €4.00, family pass €6.10
Exposition de Denis Gahery à l'Office de Tourisme from Thu 1st Jun to Fri 30th Jun
Originally from Orne, Denis Gahery studied for 2 years at the fine arts university of Caen, specialising in graphic arts. He is now a maintenance technician, and continues to draw for fun in parallel with his work. Since 2015, he has also joined the "Couleur et partage" association in Fougères. &nbs...
Saint-Brieuc Museum of History and Art Everyday from Wed 5th Sep to Tue 31st Dec
This museum helps you discover the true character of the Côtes d'Armor up to the early 20th century. Visit both buildings, one housing temporary exhibitions, And another, whose permanent galleries are dedicated to the history of folk art and tradition, with numerous everyday objects, models, paint...
Etangs d'art exhibition Everyday from Tue 6th Feb to Sat 8th Sep
Every two years, the Pays de Brocéliande area artists’ collective invites a dozen or so international visual artists to create original installations on local lakes, riverside wash-houses, river, ponds etc. Discover the installations thanks to the signposts and explanatory exhibit labels, take the...
Musée Mathurin Méheut - Lamballe Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat from Tue 3rd Dec to Fri 31st Dec
Mathurin Méheut was an illustrator, decorator and ceramicist. His illustrated books, filled with elaborate decorative compositions, show the importance of flora and fauna as source of inspiration. Located at Place du Martray.