The Art of Seeing, drawing in the Basilica

Dialogue with the artist-builders.

Workshop of the Gaze

In-depth visit, the Atelier du Regard offers to those who already know the Basilica to return pencils in hand.

Draw a ray of light, the momentum of a perspective, the detail of an ornament or a sculpture ... to better resonate with the 12th century master builders, to refine the look and allow "that all those who have eyes can see clearly ... "(Van Gogh).

Conclusion at the Visitor's House: a time of exchange to cross looks and impressions.

In practice

Participation in this workshop requires no special skills in the field of drawing or writing.
The preparation and sharing of the experience is done at the Visitor's House. The personal work in the basilica is about ¾ hours.
Drawing material is provided.
The visit "Discovery"Is advised beforehand.
The Atelier du Regard can be associated with the Marquee Reading Workshop
Duration : 2h15
Rates :
Adults: 12 € / pers. Reduced: 10 € / pers. Groups: 11 € / pers. School: 9 € / pers.
The Visitor's House takes care of the settlement with the Basilica.


For For individuals, the Visitor's House offers workshops of the Gaze in December around the winter solstice. Dates and times are published on our facebook page.
For groups and school dates and times on request. Minimum package of 120 €
Contact: + 33 (0) 3 86 32 35 65 -