The staff of three communities work within the framework of the Pays d'art et d'histoire for a complementary approach to the discovery of the heritage of the Pyrenees béarnaises.
It favors the mixture of audiences and themes in cultural and heritage, thanks to dedicated services working throughout the territory. The implementation of the label makes it possible to propose a policy of proximity to residents and visitors.
It implements a policy of valorization of heritage through specific actions as part of its cultural action such as the establishment of a plan of valorization of the Ossalois heritage has thus been set up while it is proposed each year actions to raise awareness of the discovery of the different heritages of intercommunality among schoolchildren.
The city which obtained the City of Art and History label in 2006, participates in the awareness of heritage through the service Culture, Heritage and Associative Life. The latter ensures in an innovative way the communication, the management of several municipal museums, the development of an offer of discovery for the young public during the school holidays (operation Sports Culture Vacances) and public actions during the summer but also the preservation and restoration of its Historic Monuments.