Centre Pompidou

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Centre Pompidou
Place Georges Pompidou
75004 Paris
Venue Type: Museum
November 7th - February 4th, 2019
Photographie, arme de classe (Photography as a weapon of class)
Jacques-André Boiffard, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Chim, André Kertész, Germaine Krull, Eli Lotar, Willy Ronis, René Zuber
October 24th - January 14th, 2019
A Polish avant-garde
Katarzyna Kobro, Wladyslaw Strzeminski
October 18th - December 31st
Prix Marcel Duchamp 2018: Les nommés
Mohamed Bourouissa, Clément Cogitore, Thu-Van Tran, Marie Voignier
October 17th - February 25th, 2019
Le cubisme
Georges Braque, Robert Delaunay, André Derain, Marcel Duchamp, Henri Laurens, Fernand Léger, Francis Picabia, Pablo Picasso
October 10th - December 31st
Le défi
Tadao Ando
May 25th - April 15th, 2019
Open hours
Wed-Mon 11-9; closed Tuesdays and May 1 (ticket office closes at 20h, exit exhibition spaces from 20.45).
+33 (0) 1 44 78 12 33
Gallery type
10 euros (low season); 12 euros (high season)

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.