Although La Petite Escalère is closed to the public most of the year, it remains a space for creation, research and exchange around art, nature and landscape. Through our publications, website and blog,

you can find out about the many events at La Petite Escalère, such as artist residencies, contemporary art installations, open houses, lectures, conferences, concerts, as well as tours and workshops for specific audiences.

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Open Calls Open Call
Fall 2017 Residency
Deadline: March 30, 2017
La Petite Escalère accepts applications for the Fall 2017 residency. This call for applications is open to photographers ... See more
Residencies Jesús Alberto Benítez
Visual Artist
Spring 2017
Jesús Alberto Benítez has been selected for LPE’s Spring 2017 Residency for painters and visual artists. The selection committee included ... See more
Residencies MicroR #1 : Olivier Gabrys, dancer-choreographer
En résidence
February 2017
In 2017, La Petite Escalère has broaden its residency program with a new format, MicroR : short-term,by invitation, ... See more
Residencies Margaux Othats
Author Illustrator
Fall 2016
Margaux Othats has been selected for LPE’s fall 2016 residency for francophone authors-illustrators. The selection committee included Marion Jablonski, Director – ... See more
Installations / Exhibitions Asier Mendizabal at La Petite Escalère
La chaine et la trame (Urritza), 2016
2016 Season
As part of its yearly series of modern and contemporary outdoor installations, La Petite Escalère has invited Spanish Basque ... See more
Conversations Bestiary: birds
Conversations with Fabienne Raphoz, Franck Ibanez and Julie Chaffort
Saturday, May 28, 2016
  After celebrating bees in 2015, « Bestiary », a yearly event dedicated to LPE’s real and imaginary animals, will ... See more
Residencies Julie Chaffort
Video artist
Spring 2016
Julie Chaffort has been selected for LPE’s Spring 2016 Residency, “Around Sound”. The selection committee included Chantal Beret, curator at ... See more
Open Doors Open House Weekend
October 2015
October 10-11, 2015
  The next Open House weekend at La Petite Escalère will take place on October 10 and 11, 2015. At this occasion, ... See more
Residencies Anne Bonnin
Curator and Art Critic
Fall 2015
Anne Bonnin has been selected for LPE’s fall 2015 Residency, “Around Roland Barthes” along with visual artist Jérémie Bennequin. The selection ... See more
Residencies Jérémie Bennequin
Visual Artist
Fall 2015
Jérémie Bennequin has been selected for LPE’s fall 2015 Residency, “Around Roland Barthes” along with curator Anne Bonnin. The selection committee included ... See more