Permanent Exhibition


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

Affiche Arsenal 2022

Friedrich Dürrenmatt - The playwright's arsenal

28th May – 25th September 2022

The exhibition shows how Friedrich Dürrenmatt combined in the theatre his two passions, painting and writing.

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.