Villa Carmignac museum of contemporary art

Located in Porquerolles, in the heart of a national park, Villa Carmignac welcomes the public each year to discover contemporary art exhibitions, a sculpture garden and a cultural program.
The Fondation Carmignac, created in 2000 on the initiative of Édouard Carmignac, welcomes the public to Porquerolles, a Mediterranean forest on the open sea.
In the midst of an exceptional national park, visitors will discover contemporary works of art from the Carmignac collection, temporary exhibitions, a sculpture garden and a cultural program.

The island is not an insignificant choice: “As in any myth or voyage of initiation, the crossing to the island is always a double movement, one physical, the other mental. In the words of its Director, Charles Carmignac, “It’s about crossing over to the other shore.

Arriving on the island, visitors discover a Provençal farmhouse, blending into the landscape. Inside, volumes expand to reveal 2,000 m2 of exhibition space. Natural light, filtered through an aquatic ceiling, illuminates the spaces hidden beneath the surface.
Outside, a 15-hectare garden designed by landscape architect Louis Benech is home to a series of works inspired by the site.

To ensure privileged contact with the works, the number of visitors is limited to 50 per half-hour.
We recommend reserving your ticket on the Fondation Carmignac website: www.fondationcarmignac.com

Bring soft shoes to visit the gardens, and remove them to visit the building.
Exhibitions are best viewed barefoot.
We speak : English, French

Location details

  • Village 2 km away
  • Beach within 300 m


Horaires d'ouverture du 27 April au 03 November 2024
MardiOuvert de 10h à 18h
MercrediOuvert de 10h à 18h
JeudiOuvert de 10h à 18h
VendrediOuvert de 10h à 18h
SamediOuvert de 10h à 18h
DimancheOuvert de 10h à 18h


Free for children under 6 year(s)

Payment options

  • Cash
  • Bank/credit card
  • Online payment



  • Air conditioning
  • Toilets


  • Wi-fi
  • Restaurant

On-site activities

  • Temporary exhibition
  • Concert
  • Cultural leisure activities
  • Cultural centre
  • Exhibition gallery

Dog friendly

Les animaux ne sont pas acceptés


Motor disability

The entire indoor exhibition area (2000 m²) is accessible to wheelchair users.
All-terrain wheelchairs available for garden visits.
Possibility of car pick-up in the village for people with a PRM card who can get into a car on their own and whose wheelchair can be folded, subject to availability and booking.

Mental disability

For groups, you can book a guided tour adapted to your needs.


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