FREQUENT QUESTIONS
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Hours of exhibitions
Anticipated closures
Accessibility and air conditioning
Luggage
Animals


Exhibition opening hours
The Rencontres d’Arles exhibitions are open from 10am to 7:30pm every day, week-ends and holidays included.
The on-site ticketing offices of the Festival Offices and the Place de la République open their doors 30 minutes before the exhibitions, to provide you with the maximum amount of time to enjoy the exhibitions.
The last entrance is 30 minutes before closing.

However, certain exhibition sites have specific hours:
- Cloître St-Trophime: 9am – 7pm 
- Jardin d’été: 7am – 8.30pm   
- Musée Départemental Arles Antique: 10am – 6pm   
- Abbaye de Montmajour: 10am – 6.30pm (Online booking is highly recommanded / last entrance at 5.15pm)
- Musée Réattu: 10am – 6pm 
- Musée de la Camargue: 9am – 6pm    

For the exhibitions that are part of the Arles Associé and the Grand Arles Express programs, we invite you to look at our page « Practical Information » or on the websites of the respective institutions concerned.


Anticipated closures
Some exhibition sites close before the end of the festival because of other events (Féria in September...) or exhibitions organized by the City of Arles or Arles associations.

Sunday August 21:
- Couvent Saint-Césaire - The Interposed Veil

Sunday August 28:
- Salle Henri-Comte – Bettina, A Poem Of Perpetual Renewal, Bettina Grossman
- Musée Départemental Arles Antique – But Still it turns
- Église des Trinitaires – Phoenix, Noémie Goudal
- Église des Frères-Prêcheurs – Louis Roederer Discovery Award
- ENSP – Carmen (repetitions), Estefania Penafiel Loaiza


Accessibility and air-conditioning
The exhibitions of the Rencontres d’Arles take place in a wide variety of sites, with differing conditions of access.


LIST OF EXHIBITION SITES ACCESSIBLE TO PEOPLE WITH REDUCED MOBILITY
- Espace Van Gogh
- Église des Trinitaires
- Église des Frères Prêcheurs
- Jardin d’été
- ENSP
- Mécanique générale
- Monoprix
- Couvent Saint-Césaire
- Musée de la Camargue
- Parc des Ateliers, la Tour Luma
- Croisière (only the first floor)
- Musée Réattu (only the first floor)
- Chapelle Saint-Martin du Méjan (only the first floor)

LIST OF AIR-CONDITIONNED EXHIBITION SITES
- Espace Van Gogh
- Mécanique générale
- Palais de l’Archevêché
- Monoprix
- Couvent Saint-Césaire


Luggage
Due to the security plan currently in effect and in order to guarantee the safety of the buildings, the artworks, and the people, luggage and bulky objects (bicycles, scooters, etc.) are forbidden in exhibition sites and in the reception areas (ticket offices, bookshops and cafés).
Furthermore, it is not possible to leave personal belongings with the surveillance or sales staff at the entrance to these areas.


Animals
Animals are not allowed to enter the exhibitions, even those carried in a bag. The only exception is medical assistance dogs, which may accompany their owners in our various venues.
At the Parc des Ateliers, where the exhibitions presented at Mécanique Générale are located, animals are allowed in the park area and must be kept on a leash.
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Pernot Ricard
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture