The François Schneider Foundation is a unique institution in Europe due to its theme as well as its work to publicise and support contemporary talents.
Founded in 2013 in a former spa resort in the Alsatian village of Wattwiller, the Centre d'Art Contemporain offers visitors over 2,500m2 of exhibition space dedicated to the theme of water. A former bottling workshop transformed and expanded to become an art gallery, its architecture is bright and transparent. The building also boasts a panoramic terrace, a bookstore, a café and an auditorium.
The art centre is open from Wednesday to Sunday, including public holidays (except May 1, December 24-26, 2021 and January 1 and 2, 2022).
Winter opening hours (October – February) from 11am to 5pm.
Summer timetable (March – September) from 11am to 6pm
The Bistr’eau is temporarily closed, however you can enjoy the panoramic outdoor terrace and the garden for picnics.
Nota bene: the art centre is closed for 3 to 4 weeks during the setting up and dismantling of exhibitions.