Centre Georges Pompidou

The national centre of art and culture Centre Georges Pompidou was opened in 1977 providing Paris with a cultural institution dedicated entirely to modern and contemporary art. It lies in the heart of Paris in the 4th arrondissement between La Place des Halles and Le Marais at 19 rue Beaubourg.

The modern building was designed by architects Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano. The centre includes a large public library, the national museum of modern art, two cinemas, a theatre and a centre dedicated to music and acoustic research. The National Museum of Modern Art Georges Pompidou is the largest museum of modern and contemporary art in Paris.

The Centre George Pompidou has receives nearly 3,5 million visitors each year. The Centre Georges Pompidou offers to the public thirty annual exhibitions dedicated to artistic creations of the 20th and 21st century.

Since its opening, world renowned artists such as Picasso, Matisse and Andi Warhol are included in its main expositions. The centre also hosts a number of yearly cultural events (concerts, shows, conferences…). Since May 2010, a branch of Centre Georges Pompidou was opened in the city of Metz.

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