Located in the heart of Sète, the CRAC faces the Mediterranean harbour. The architecture of this 1,200 m2 building reflects its industrial nature : a former fish-freezing factory renovated in 1997.

Located in the heart of Sète, the CRAC faces the Mediterranean harbour. The architecture of this 1,200 m2 building reflects its industrial nature : a former fish-freezing factory renovated in 1997.

Programme

Jimmy Robert, Untitled (Ompdrailles), 2013
Jimmy Robert, Untitled (Ompdrailles), 2013

Appui, tendu, renversé, Jimmy Robert

This exhibition, co-produced by Nottingham Contemporary and the Museion in Bolzano, traces the artists’ 20-year career through sculptures, films, installations, performances and works on paper. Jimmy Robert sees the body as a territory at the crossroads of intimacy and politics and tackles fear and desire, attraction, and revulsion mechanisms.

Exhibition co-produced with Nottingham Contemporary and the Museion of Bolzano

Antoine Renard, Untitled (Olfarchitecture study 02), 2020
Antoine Renard, Untitled (Olfarchitecture study 02), 2020

Pharmakon, Antoine Renard

Winner of the Prix Occitanie Médicis.
This exhibition presents Antoine Renard’s research on perfume, this medium for the psyche and the memory. Drawing on Rome’s and the Mediterranean’s cultural heritage, the artist bases on ancient and Christian cultures as they related perfume to the invisible, magic and the divine.

Access

Every day except on Tuesday: 12.30pm - 7pm
Saturday & Sunday: 2pm - 7pm.
Free entry.

26, quai Aspirant-Herber
34200 Sète
+33 (0)4 67 74 94 37

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CULTURE & HERITAGE

Musée Paul-Valéry
Miam : Musée International des Arts Modestes
MACO, le Musée à Ciel Ouvert : art walks through the city, marked by street art works.
MID, Maison de l’Image Documentaire

WALKS

• Le Mont Saint-Clair : an outstanding panoramic view of the Mediterranean and the Bassin de Thau.
La Pointe Courte : typical alleys convey the Sète’s culture.
The marine cemetery

FESTIVALS

Fiest’A Sète (late July, early August)
Worldwide festival (early July)
K-Live festival (early June)
La fête de la Saint-Louis (end of August)

PLACES TO STAY

L’Orque Bleue Hotel : boutique hotel on the banks of the Royal Canal in the heart of Sète.

PLACES TO EAT

Le Paris-Méditerranée : a gourmet and inventive cuisine, evenings only.
Midi Là-Haut : restaurant and café of the Museum Paul Valéry with sea view.
Chez Lanchois : delicious fusion cuisine in a wonderful setting (access through an industrial area).
Là-Haut : a snack where we reportedly eat the best tiellas.
Chez Nossa : deluxe pizzas and natural wines.
Chez Alphonse et Fils : enjoy the black sesame ice cream and the view…