The commune of Saint-Gervais boasts a wealth of cultural sites, including libraries, museums and a music school, as well as a heritage that has been preserved and enhanced, ranging from ancient fortified houses from the medieval period to contemporary buildings, spa architecture, Baroque churches and chapels and traditional farmhouses.
The development of an abundant, lively and dynamic cultural activity promotes the attractiveness of the territory and accessibility to as many people as possible. For over ten years, the Commune has positioned itself as a cultural leader within its territory and the Pays du Mont-Blanc, but more widely in Haute-Savoie and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. The European cultural projects in which it participates contribute to its transalpine influence, beyond national borders.
Highlighting its cultural, historical, architectural, natural and scientific heritage.
Support for artists, contemporary artistic creation and cultural practices
Innovative projects and programming
Public development and awareness through mediation activities.
Because Culture is essential to education and self-fulfillment, the Commune de Saint-Gervais is developing numerous actions aimed at all publics and offers cultural events for all tastes:
- To raise awareness among schoolchildren and encourage equal access to cultural practice for all pupils, workshops are organized throughout the year in museums or in schools.
- Cultural mediation activities for children, teenagers and adults are offered to groups or individuals: art workshops, lectures, guided tours, guided walks, self-guided cultural tours
- Several shows and events are programmed throughout the season by the cultural department, the tourist office and partner structures (MJC, associations…)