Exhibitions and living space

Permanent Exhibition

Teaser Dauerausstellung CDN

Friedrich Dürrenmatt – writer and painter

The permanent exhibition is devoted to Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s rich and highly diversified art, and to how it relates to his literary output.

Living space

Sixtinische Kapelle

Dürrenmatt’s living space

Discover Dürrenmatt's Sistine Chapel, his library, impressive office and other places steeped in history at the CDN.

Temporary Exhibitions

Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s Sistine Chapel

11th March – 16th July 2023

The exhibition explores the murals that Friedrich Dürrenmatt created in the most private room of his house... the toilet! A unique work, highlighted by other paintings and drawings by Dürrenmatt, as well as virtual reality stations.

Coming soon

Expo Rebelles

Friedrich Dürrenmatt – Rebellenfiguren

1. August – 10. Dezember 2023

Die Ausstellung entfächert ein Panorama der Rebellenfiguren, die der Schriftsteller und Maler Friedrich Dürrenmatt entwarf: von scheiternden Helden über zornige Götter und Amazonen bis hin zum ungleichen Liebespaar.

Collection on travels

La collection en voyage

The collection on travels

Follow the projects that the CDN is involved in. The Centre and its collection travel around Switzerland and across its frontiers, lending works and exporting exhibitions.