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Paris

Centre Pompidou

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Centre Pompidou
Place Georges Pompidou
75004 Paris
France
Venue Type: Museum

Neighborhood:
4th arrondissement



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© Courtesy of Centre Pompidou
> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
September 19th - October 24th Résonances
Bertrand Bonello
 
July 2nd - March 7th, 2016 UNE HISTOIRE, ART, ARCHITECTURE ET DESIGN, DES ANNÉES 80 À AUJOURD'HUI
Arthur Danto, Francis Fukuyama, Philippe Parreno, Steven Parrino, Anri Sala
 
May 14th - September 22nd Solo Exhibition
Martial Raysse
 
April 12th - September 22nd Totem et tattoo. Une exposition contée pour les 6-12 ans
 
October 23rd, 2013 - January 26th, 2015 Modernités plurielles de 1905 à 1970
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.cnac-gp.fr
EMAIL:  
Dorothee.Mireux@centrepompidou.fr
OPEN HOURS:  
Wed - Mon 11am-9pm, closed Tuesdays
PHONE:  
+33 (0) 1 44 78 12 33
COST:  
10 euros (low season); 12 euros (high season)
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DESCRIPTION

The Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou was the brainchild of President Georges Pompidou who wanted to create an original cultural institution in the heart of Paris completely focused on modern and contemporary creation, where the visual arts would rub shoulders with theatre, music, cinema, literature and the spoken word. Housed in the centre of Paris in a building designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, whose architecture symbolises the spirit of the 20th century, the Centre Pompidou first opened its doors to the public in 1977. After renovation work from 1997 to December 1999, it opened to the public again on 1 January 2000, with expanded museum space and enhanced reception areas. Since then it has once again become one of the most visited attractions in France. Some 6 million people pass through the Centre Pompidou's doors each year, a total of over 190 million visitors in its 30 years of existence.


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