In a convivial atmosphere, meet other art lovers who share your curiosity and appetite for modern and contemporary art, by participating in one or several committees. These allow you to support the Centre Pompidou and to become involved in the selection of artworks with one or several curators.

Geographical scenes

International Circle

Central Europe
Western Europe
Global

Greater China
Latin America
Middle East

Mediums

Acquisition Groups

Contemporary Art
Design
Photography

International Circle

Created in 2013, the International Circle (IC) has as its mission to gather all our local and international patrons together in one global platform of exchanges, regardless of the geographic region that they would like to promote in our collections. Each of the six chapters is conducted in English.

Acquisition Groups

Created respectively in 2002, 2014 and 2016, the Groups of Acquisition for Contemporary Art, Photography and Design allow the development of the collections by medium, while bringing together interested parties through a sharing of knowledge by media. These groups are conducted in French.

International Circle
Global

10 000 
+ Solo
500 €
then 3 570 *
+ Couple
800 €
then 3 672 *

* real cost after tax deduction.
Instructions for foreign residents here

Huguette Caland, Christine, 1995, Ink, gouache and felt pen on Washi paper, 203 x 203 cm
Jitish Kallat, Bagage claim, 2010, Acrylic on canvas and bronze, 243,8 x 518,2 x 31 cm
Jonathas de Andrade, 40 nego bom é um real, 2013, Project completed in collaboration with Silvan Kaelin, 16 silk-screen printings on wood, 7 Acrylics on engraved panels, Various dimensions
Bruce Wrighton, Palm trees in front of building with "MAYORE...EXICO..." sign, c. 1987, Vintage print made by the artist, 20 x 25 cm
Leiko Ikemura, Liegende, Gesicht haltend, 1998, Terracotta patina, 47 x 96 x 33 cm
Olafur Eliasson, Cold Wind Sphere, 2012, Stainless steel, glass, mirror, color filte-red glass, lamp, Diametre: 170 cm

The IC-Global is the first chapter of the International Circle; its mission is to support the most important projects of the museum’s acquisition strategy. The members of CI-Global enjoy:

  • To learn about all the world’s art scenes simultaneously and to profit from the richness of their contents on a planetary scale.
  • To be surprised by the acquisition proposals and to support the museum independently of their individual tastes.
  • To help the curatorial team, thanks to their diverse outlook, to choose the most relevant artists for the collections during an international plenary meeting in Paris.
  • Attribution of your donation to a specific acquisition, by vote, at the International Circle-Global chapter’s acquisition meeting.
  • Active contribution to the Museum’s acquisition strategy through meetings with the advising curators of the International Circle.
  • Privileged contacts with Bernard Blistène, the director of the museum, and the group of advising curators of the International Circle.
  • Invitations to two international trips of study per year in the company of the Director of the Museum or a member of the curatorial team.
  • Annual schedule of international events including some fifteen yearly meetings: receptions, tours of art fairs, museums, private collections and artists’ studios visits.
  • Privileged access to the spaces of the Centre Pompidou outside the museum’s opening hours by appointment with the administrative team.
  • Private visits in English to the exhibitions of the Centre Pompidou with their curators.
  • Twice-monthly program of cultural visits organized in French in Paris.
  • Participation in cultural outings and trips in France (visits to exhibitions with the curators, encounters with artists and cultural figures from the region).
  • Unlimited priority access to the Centre Pompidou (one to two duo passes).
  • One or two complimentary tickets to the Gala Dinner of the Friends of the Centre Pompidou and invitations to the other festive events (garden party in June, FIAC soirée).
  • Complimentary catalogues for the major exhibitions organized by the Centre Pompidou (four per year).
  • VIP Pass for the major International Contemporary Art Fairs.
  • Personal invitations to the pre-openings of the Centre Pompidou for two

As well as the additional benefits at the Centre Pompidou:

  • Free and privileged access to the Centre Pompidou’s programming for selected events (workshops, lectures, meetings with artists and evenings at the Museum)*
  • Free Film Screenings at the Centre Pompidou and the BPI, except Cinéma du Reel*
  • Reduced entry fee for all shows, children & family workshops, and “Face aux Oeuvres” cycles
  • 5% off at the Centre Pompidou gift shop, and 10% off on the online store (excluding books)
  • Reduced entry fee for the numerous cultural partners of the Centre Pompidou for the 2018-2019 season

*limited to the number of tickets reserved for the Friends

International Circle
Central Europe

10 000 
+ Solo
500 €
then 3 570 *
+ Couple
800 €
then 3 672 *

* real cost after tax deduction.
Instructions for foreign residents here

Erna Rosenstein Blood from Everywhere, 1984 (Assemblage of miscellaneous painted surfaces) 64 x 57 x 5 cm
Eva Kotátková Untitled, from the series Not How People Move, But What Moves Them, 2013, 36 collages, cut illustrations from newspapers or magazines, photographs, ink on paper
Sanja Ivekovic Diary (Journal), 1976 indivisible whole of 7 collages, framed under glass Colour photograph, cotton, paper tissue, traces of make up
Sanja Ivekovic Diary (Journal), 1976 indivisible whole of 7 collages, framed under glass Colour photograph, cotton, paper tissue, traces of make up
Natalia LL, Post-consumer art, 1975 photographs 6x 50x60cm
Natalia LL, Post-consumer art, 1975 photographs 6x 50x60cm
Natalia LL, Post-consumer art, 1975 photographs 6x 50x60cm
István Nádler, Blue–Black, 1968, Acrylic on canvas, 133 x 188 cm
Mangelos, Relations manifesto m.4/m.8, 1971, acrylic paint, plastic 37 x 26,5 cm

The CI-Central Europe is the only acquisition committee in France dedicated to the enrichment of modern and contemporary collections through the works of artists coming from Central Europe. Inaugurated in 2017, the members of CI-Central Europe enjoy:

  • To revive the paths of acquisition laid down for the exhibition Promesses du passé in 2010, and to pursue the effort of constructing a coherent collection on the theme of the former Eastern Europe.
  • To meet twice annually (in Basel and in Paris) between Friends to complete the collections of the 60s, 70s, and 80s, especially of female artists hitherto neglected, while also acquiring works by contemporary emerging artists.
  • To promote, through art, the vast cultural richness and variety of an artistic scene in full renewal.
  • Attribution of your donation to a specific acquisition, by vote, at the IC-Central Europe chapter’s acquisition meeting.
  • Active contribution to the Museum’s acquisition strategy through meetings with Karolina Lewandowska and Alicia Knock, advising curators of the IC-Central Europe chapter.
  • Privileged contacts with Bernard Blistène, the director of the museum, and the group of advising curators of the International Circle.
  • Invitations to two international trips of study per year in the company of the Director of the Museum or a member of the curatorial team.
  • Annual schedule of international events including some fifteen meetings per year: receptions, tours of art fairs, museum visits, private collections and artists’ studios.
  • Privileged access to the spaces of the Centre Pompidou outside the museum’s opening hours by appointment with the administrative team.
  • Private visits in English to the exhibitions of the Centre Pompidou with their curators.
  • Twice-monthly program of cultural visits organized in French in Paris.
  • Participation in cultural outings and trips in France (visits to exhibitions with the curators, encounters with artists and cultural figures from the region).
  • Unlimited priority access to the Centre Pompidou (between one and two duo passes).
  • One or two complimentary tickets to the Gala Dinner of the Friends of the Centre Pompidou and invitations to other festive events (garden party in June, FIAC soirée).
  • Complimentary catalogues for the major exhibitions organized by the Centre Pompidou (four per year).
  • VIP Pass for the major International Contemporary Art Fairs.
  • Personal invitations to the pre-openings of the Centre Pompidou for two.

As well as the additional benefits at the Centre Pompidou:

  • Free and privileged access to the Centre Pompidou’s programming for selected events (workshops, lectures, meetings with artists and evenings at the Museum)*.
  • Free Film Screenings at the Centre Pompidou and the BPI, except Cinéma du Reel*.
  • Reduced entry fee for all shows, children & family workshops, and “Face aux Oeuvres” cycles.
  • 5% off at the Centre Pompidou gift shop, and 10% off on the online store (excluding books).
  • Reduced entry fee for the numerous cultural partners of the Centre Pompidou for the 2018-2019 season.

International Circle
Greater China

10 000 
+ Solo
500 €
then 3 570 *
+ Couple
800 €
then 3 672 *

* real cost after tax deduction.
Instructions for foreign residents here

Zhang Enli, The Material, 2014, Oil on canvas, 250 x 250 cm
Xu Zhen, Corporate (4 knives groups), 2014, Installation composed of 4 knives, 300 x 990 x 150 cm
Huang Yong Ping, Intestins de Bouddha, 2006, Installation, wood, silk et 5 naturalized vultures, 168 x 400 x 780 cm
Cao Fei, Haze and Fog, 2013, HD video & sound, 46'30, ed 3/9
Cao Fei, Haze and Fog, 2013, HD video & sound, 46'30, ed 3/9
Chen Zhen, Beyond the Vulnerability, 1999, Candles, steel, glass, Chinese ink on paper, photocopies, tracing paper, wood, Plexiglas, Varying dimensions
Wang Keping, L'Etreinte, 2010, Fire-polished cherry wood, 97 x 63 x 56 cm

The IC-Greater China is the only acquisition committee in France dedicated to the enrichment of modern and contemporary collections through the works of artists coming from the Greater China region. Inaugurated in 2017, the members of CI-Greater China enjoy:

  • To be involved in the selection process of artists along with the curatorial team, and to take part in strategic orientation.
  • To participate in a better understanding and a more authentic representation of the contemporary Chinese scene for an international audience in Europe.
  • To meet twice annually (in Hong Kong and in Europe) between Friends to exchange ideas and collectively construct, almost from scratch, a well-conceived and relevant collection so as best to describe contemporary China.
  • Attribution of your donation to a specific acquisition, by vote, at the IC-Greater China chapter’s acquisition meeting.
  • Active contribution to the Museum’s acquisition strategy in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore through meetings with Yung Ma, advising curator of the IC-Greater China chapter.
  • Privileged contacts with Bernard Blistène, the director of the museum, and the group of advising curators of the International Circle.
  • Invitations to two international trips of study per year in the company of the Director of the Museum or a member of the curatorial team.
  • Annual schedule of international events including some fifteen meetings per year: receptions, tours of art fairs, museum visits, private collections and artists’ studios.
  • Privileged access to the spaces of the Centre Pompidou outside the museum’s opening hours by appointment with the administrative team.
  • Private visits in English to the exhibitions of the Centre Pompidou with their curators.
  • Twice-monthly program of cultural visits organized in French in Paris.
  • Participation in cultural outings and trips in France (visits to exhibitions with the curators, encounters with artists and cultural figures from the region).
  • Unlimited priority access to the Centre Pompidou (between one and two duo passes).
  • One or two complimentary tickets to the Gala Dinner of the Friends of the Centre Pompidou and invitations to other festive events (garden party in June, FIAC soirée).
  • Complimentary catalogues for the major exhibitions organized by the Centre Pompidou (four per year).
  • VIP Pass for the major International Contemporary Art Fairs.
  • Personal invitations to the pre-openings of the Centre Pompidou for two.

As well as the additional benefits at the Centre Pompidou:

  • Free and privileged access to the Centre Pompidou’s programming for selected events (workshops, lectures, meetings with artists and evenings at the Museum)*.
  • Free Film Screenings at the Centre Pompidou and the BPI, except Cinéma du Reel*.
  • Reduced entry fee for all shows, children & family workshops, and “Face aux Oeuvres” cycles.
  • 5% off at the Centre Pompidou gift shop, and 10% off on the online store (excluding books).
  • Reduced entry fee for the numerous cultural partners of the Centre Pompidou for the 2018-2019 season.

International Circle
Latin America

10 000 
+ Solo
500 €
then 3 570 *
+ Couple
800 €
then 3 672 *

* real cost after tax deduction.
Instructions for foreign residents here

Geraldo de Barros, "Photographiant", Autoportrait, São Paulo, 1950, Vintage print, 29,3 x 37,7cm
Gabriel Orozco, Untitled (OROXXO), L4-P03, 2017, Package of 7 entities, Vinyl, vodka Absolut Blue, botella 750 ml
Gabriel Orozco, Untitled (OROXXO), L4-P03, 2017, Package of 7 entities, Vinyl, detergente Ariel Regular, bolsa 500 gr
Gabriel Orozco, Untitled (OROXXO), L4-P03, 2017, Package of 7 entities, Vinyl, refresco Coca Cola Original, lata resellable 450 ml
Gabriel Orozco, Untitled (OROXXO), L4-P03, 2017, Package of 7 entities
Oscar Muñoz, Editor Solitario, 2011, Video projection, 28'
Pia Camil, Espectacular Telón I, 2013, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, Varying dimensions
Tunga, Lezart III, 1989, Installation, Varying dimensions

The IC-Latin America is the only acquisition committee in France dedicated to the enrichment of modern and contemporary collections through the works of artists coming from the Latin American Continent. Inaugurated in 2017 on the foundation laid by Centre Pompidou America Latina in 2010, the members of the chapter enjoy:

  • To put their points of view, personal experiences and perspectives into dialog with those of the curators in order to acquire the works of the Latin American artists of tomorrow.
  • To contribute, thanks to their personal experiences and local perspectives, to making acquisitions of artists who treat important themes that are key to understanding contemporary Latin America.
  • To meet twice annually (in Madrid and in Paris) between Friends in order to exchange ideas and collectively construct a relevant collection sensitive to the important issues in Latin America.
  • Attribution of your donation to a specific acquisition, by vote, at the IC-Latin America chapter’s acquisition meeting.
  • Active contribution to the Museum’s acquisition strategy through meetings with Catherine David and Frédéric Paul, advising curators of the IC-Latin America chapter.
  • Privileged contacts with Bernard Blistène, the director of the museum, and the group of advising curators of the International Circle.
  • Invitations to two international trips of study per year in the company of the Director of the Museum or a member of the curatorial team.
  • Annual schedule of international events including some fifteen meetings per year: receptions, tours of art fairs, museum visits, private collections and artists’ studios.
  • Privileged access to the spaces of the Centre Pompidou outside the museum’s opening hours by appointment with the administrative team.
  • Private visits in English to the exhibitions of the Centre Pompidou with their curators.
  • Twice-monthly program of cultural visits organized in French in Paris.
  • Participation in cultural outings and trips in France (visits to exhibitions with the curators, encounters with artists and cultural figures from the region).
  • Unlimited priority access to the Centre Pompidou (between one and two duo passes).
  • One or two complimentary tickets to the Gala Dinner of the Friends of the Centre Pompidou and invitations to other festive events (garden party in June, FIAC soirée).
  • Complimentary catalogues for the major exhibitions organized by the Centre Pompidou (four per year).
  • VIP Pass for the major International Contemporary Art Fairs.
  • Personal invitations to the pre-openings of the Centre Pompidou for two

As well as the additional benefits at the Centre Pompidou:

  • Free and privileged access to the Centre Pompidou’s programming for selected events (workshops, lectures, meetings with artists and evenings at the Museum)*.
  • Free Film Screenings at the Centre Pompidou and the BPI, except Cinéma du Reel*.
  • Reduced entry fee for all shows, children & family workshops, and “Face aux Oeuvres” cycles.
  • 5% off at the Centre Pompidou gift shop, and 10% off on the online store (excluding books).
  • Reduced entry fee for the numerous cultural partners of the Centre Pompidou for the 2018-2019 season

International Circle
Middle East

10 000 
+ Solo
500 €
then 3 570 *
+ Couple
800 €
then 3 672 *

* real cost after tax deduction.
Instructions for foreign residents here

Nasser Al Salem, An Adornment of Stars, 2013, Video, 5'
Hazem Harb, Beyond Memory (Series# 3/3), 2012, Inkjet printing on archival paper, 70 x 100cm
Nairy Baghramian , Jupon suspendu, 2016, Wax, steel, alumimium, 320 x 140 x 270 cm
Hale Tenger, Beirut, 2005-2007, Video
Hale Tenger, Beirut
Hale Tenger, Beirut, 2005-2007, Video
Etel Adnan, Roi Inca, 1965, Oil on canvas, 52,3 x 57,5 x 4 cm
Younes Rahmoun, Manzil Janna, 2015, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, Varying dimensions

The IC-Middle East is the only acquisition committee in France dedicated to the enrichment of modern and contemporary collections through the works of artists coming from the region of the Middle East and Northern Africa. In five years, these Friends have already changed the face of the Centre Pompidou’s collections. The members of CI-Middle East enjoy:

  • To put their points of view, experiences and personal perspectives into dialog with those of the curators in order to acquire the Middle-Eastern artists of tomorrow.
  • To be agents of change in mentalities and perceptions through the representation of Middle-Eastern artists in national collections.
  • To meet two times annually (in the Emirates and in Europe) between Friends in order to exchange ideas and collectively assemble a well-constructed and relevant collection sensitive to the important issues in the Middle East/North Africa.
  • Attribution of your donation to a specific acquisition, by vote, at the IC-Middle East/North Africa chapter’s acquisition meeting.
  • Active contribution to the Museum’s acquisition strategy in the Middle East/North Africa through meetings with Christine Macel, head curator dedicated to contemporary collections.
  • Privileged contacts with Bernard Blistène, the director of the museum, and the group of advising curators of the International Circle.
  • Invitations to two international trips of study per year in the company of the Director of the Museum or a member of the curatorial team.
  • Annual schedule of international events including some fifteen meetings per year: receptions, tours of art fairs, museum visits, private collections and artists’ studios.
  • Privileged access to the spaces of the Centre Pompidou outside the museum’s opening hours by appointment with the administrative team.
  • Private visits in English to the exhibitions of the Centre Pompidou with their curators.
  • Twice-monthly program of cultural visits organized in French in Paris.
  • Participation in cultural outings and trips in France (visits to exhibitions with the curators, encounters with artists and cultural figures from the region).
  • Unlimited priority access to the Centre Pompidou (between one and two duo passes).
  • One or two complimentary tickets to the Gala Dinner of the Friends of the Centre Pompidou and invitations to other festive events (garden party in June, FIAC soirée).
  • Complimentary catalogues for the major exhibitions organized by the Centre Pompidou (four per year).
  • VIP Pass for the major International Contemporary Art Fairs.
  • Personal invitations to the pre-openings of the Centre Pompidou for two

As well as the additional benefits at the Centre Pompidou:

  • Free and privileged access to the Centre Pompidou’s programming for selected events (workshops, lectures, meetings with artists and evenings at the Museum)*.
  • Free Film Screenings at the Centre Pompidou and the BPI, except Cinéma du Reel*
  • Reduced entry fee for all shows, children & family workshops, and “Face aux Oeuvres” cycles.
  • 5% off at the Centre Pompidou gift shop, and 10% off on the online store (excluding books)
  • Reduced entry fee for the numerous cultural partners of the Centre Pompidou for the 2018-2019 season

*limited to the number of tickets reserved for the Friends

International Circle
Western Europe

10 000 
+ Solo
500 €
then 3 570 *
+ Couple
800 €
then 3 672 *

* real cost after tax deduction.
Instructions for foreign residents here

Leonor Antunes, Assembled, moved, rearranged and scraped continuously III, 2013, Oak frame, hemp rope, nylon thread, leather, 320 x 183 x 96 cm
Mamma (Karin) Andersson, Den Lilla systern II / The Little Sister II, 2016, Mixed media on paper, 35 x 50 cm
David Hokney, The Arrival of spring in Woldgate, East Yorkshire, 2011, Oil on canvas, 366 cm x 975 cm, Donation from David Hockney to the Friends of the Centre Pompidou in 2017
Georgiou Apostolos, Untitled, 2012, Acrylic painting on canvas, 220 x 220 cm
Philippe Parreno, Marquee, 2008, clear acrylic glass, steel, light bulbs (80mm), neon tubes (20mm), electronic and electrical system, 230 x 100 x 20 cm
Piero Gilardi, Totem domestico, 1964, polyurethane foam, expanded polystyrene, paint, 200 x 200 x 300 cm
Lars Fredrikson, Télévision, 1969, Photograph, 20,2 x 25,5 cm

The IC-Western Europe is the only acquisition committee in France dedicated to the enrichment of modern and contemporary collections through the works of artists coming from Western Europe. Inaugurated in 2017, the members of CI-Western Europe enjoy:

  • To participate, through their support and personal knowledge, in the building of a story of European cohesion and in the renewal of the collections.
  • To promote emerging artists with transnational backgrounds and to identify future talents very early.
  • To meet twice annually (in Basel and in Paris) between to exchange ideas and to acquire emerging artists.
  • Attribution of your donation to a specific acquisition, by vote, at the IC-Western Europe’s acquisition meeting.
  • Active contribution to the Museum’s acquisition strategy through meetings with Florian Ebner and Jonas Storsve, advising curators of the IC-Western Europe chapter.
  • Privileged contacts with Bernard Blistène, the director of the museum, and the group of advising curators of the International Circle.
  • Invitations to two international trips of study per year in the company of the Director of the Museum or a member of the curatorial team.
  • Annual schedule of international events including some fifteen meetings per year: receptions, tours of art fairs, museum visits, private collections and artists’ studios.
  • Privileged access to the spaces of the Centre Pompidou outside the museum’s opening hours by appointment with the administrative team.
  • Private visits in English to the exhibitions of the Centre Pompidou with their curators.
  • Twice-monthly program of cultural visits organized in French in Paris.
  • Participation in cultural outings and trips in France (visits to exhibitions with the curators, encounters with artists and cultural figures from the region).
  • Unlimited priority access to the Centre Pompidou (between one and two duo passes).
  • One or two complimentary tickets to the Gala Dinner of the Friends of the Centre Pompidou and invitations to other festive events (garden party in June, FIAC soirée).
  • Complimentary catalogues for the major exhibitions organized by the Centre Pompidou (four per year).
  • VIP Pass for the major International Contemporary Art Fairs.
  • Personal invitations to the pre-openings of the Centre Pompidou for two.

As well as the additional benefits at the Centre Pompidou:

  • Free and privileged access to the Centre Pompidou’s programming for selected events (workshops, lectures, meetings with artists and evenings at the Museum)*.
  • Free Film Screenings at the Centre Pompidou and the BPI, except Cinéma du Reel*.
  • Reduced entry fee for all shows, children & family workshops, and “Face aux Oeuvres” cycles.
  • 5% off at the Centre Pompidou gift shop, and 10% off on the online store (excluding books).
  • Reduced entry fee for the numerous cultural partners of the Centre Pompidou for the 2018-2019 season.

Acquisition Group
for Contemporary Art

5 000 
+ Solo
500 €
then 1 870 *
+ Couple
800 €
then 1 972 *

* real cost after tax deduction.
Instructions for foreign residents here

Pascale Marthine Tayou, Open wall , 2010. © Centre Pompidou, MANM-CCI/ Dist.RMN-GP

The GAAC is the first Acquisition Committee created in France. It has a unique way of working: the patrons submit artists whose works they wish to see joining the collections to the curatorial team. The members of the GAAC enjoy:

  • To be talent scouts, to make proposals, and to advocate for their choices in front of other members.
  • To work each semester in conjunction with a curator in order to put together a file towards the acquisition of an innovative piece.
  • To meet all the artists considered for acquisition during study meetings throughout the year.
  • To meet twice a year for a convivial lunch with the Director of the Museum, the curatorial team and the other members.
  • Attribution of your donation to a specific acquisition, by vote, during the two annual acquisition commission meetings (in June and December).
  • Privileged contacts with the four advising curators of the group: Sophie Duplaix, head of the contemporary collections department; Michel Gauthier, department of contemporary collections; Alicia Knock, prospective and contemporary creation; and Jonas Storsve, head of the Graphic Arts Department.
  • Two yearly lunches with Bernard Blistène, director of the Museum, the four curators, and the members of the group.
  • Meetings to study the dossiers for the acquisitions: meeting with the artists, visits of workshops and fairs.
  • Study trip to visit the contemporary emerging scene in Europe with one of the advising curators.
  • Original program of private visits of exhibitions and artists’ studios, and discovery of the cultural institutions of Ile-de-France.
  • Participation in cultural outings and trips in France (visits to exhibitions with the curators, encounters with artists and cultural figures from the region).
  • One international trip with the members of the other committees and the donors of the Museum.
  • Participation in the events organized by the Friends of the Museum: gala dinner, garden party and FIAC soirée.
  • Visits to the Centre Pompidou’s exhibitions presented by their curators on Tuesdays, the day that the museum is closed to the public.
  • Unlimited priority access to the Centre Pompidou (between one and two duo passes).
  • Personal invitations to the pre-openings of the Centre Pompidou for two.
  • VIP Passes to major contemporary art fairs in Europe.

As well as the additional benefits at the Centre Pompidou:

  • Free and privileged access to the Centre Pompidou’s programming for selected events (workshops, lectures, meetings with artists and evenings at the Museum)*.
  • Free Film Screenings at the Centre Pompidou and the BPI, except Cinéma du Reel*.
  • Reduced entry fee for all shows, children & family workshops, and “Face aux Oeuvres” cycles.
  • 5% off at the Centre Pompidou gift shop, and 10% off on the online store (excluding books).
  • Reduced entry fee for the numerous cultural partners of the Centre Pompidou for the 2018-2019 season.

Acquisition Group
for Design

5 000 
+ Solo
500 €
then 1 870 *
+ Couple
800 €
then 1 972 *

* real cost after tax deduction.
Instructions for foreign residents here

The GAP is the acquisition committee dedicated to both modern, forward-thinking and industrial design. The members of the GAD enjoy:

  • To find the most audacious creators and to discover before others the innovative technologies of tomorrow.
  • To find, along with the curatorial team, modern gems for the museum’s collection at public sales, in addition to the acquisitions decided upon at the two annual committee meetings.
  • To discover, during an annual trip in Europe, the most established and emergent creators of a given area.
  • To participate in the opening of the Design Parade in Hyères, and to meet young and newly-graduated designers.

Benefits

  • Attribution of your donation to a specific acquisition, by vote, during two annual acquisition commission meetings (in May and October).
  • Privileged contacts with the advising curators of the Prospective and Industrial Design Department: Marie-Ange Brayer and Cloé Pitiot.
  • Monthly exchange with the curators around current design events: exhibitions, visits to designers’ studios, and meetings with collectors or experts.
  • Stay at the Design Parade in Hyères.
  • Study trip to visit the contemporary emerging scene in Europe with one of the advising curators.
  • Original program of private visits to exhibitions and artists’ studios, and discovery of the cultural institutions of Ile-de-France.
  • Participation in cultural outings and trips in France (visits to exhibitions with the curators, encounters with artists and cultural figures from the region).
  • One international trip with the members of the other committees and the donors of the Museum.
  • Participation in the events organized by the Friends of the Museum: gala dinner, garden party and FIAC soirée.
  • Visits to the Centre Pompidou’s exhibitions presented by their curators on Tuesdays, the day that the museum is closed to the public.
  • Unlimited priority access to the Centre Pompidou (between one and two duo passes).
  • Personal invitations to the pre-openings of the Centre Pompidou for two.
  • VIP Passes to major contemporary art fairs in Europe.
  • A catalogue of the major Design exhibit at the Centre Pompidou.

As well as the additional benefits at the Centre Pompidou:

  • Free and privileged access to the Centre Pompidou’s programming for selected events (workshops, lectures, meetings with artists and evenings at the Museum)*.
  • Free Film Screenings at the Centre Pompidou and the BPI, except Cinéma du Reel*.
  • Reduced entry fee for all shows, children & family workshops, and “Face aux Oeuvres” cycles.
  • 5% off at the Centre Pompidou gift shop, and 10% off on the online store (excluding books).
  • Reduced entry fee for the numerous cultural partners of the Centre Pompidou for the 2018-2019 season.

Acquisition Group
for Photography

5 000 
+ Solo
500 €
then 1 870 *
+ Couple
800 €
then 1 972 *

* real cost after tax deduction.
Instructions for foreign residents here

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The GAP is the Acquisition Committee dedicated to photography, in all its multiple dimensions. The members of the GAP enjoy:

  • To discover historic and contemporary photography with the guidance of three specialized curators.
  • To choose the next acquisitions of the photography department during the two annual committee meetings, and in particular to vote on the “Coups de Coeur” singled out by the curators at Paris Photo.
  • To experience the opening of the Rencontres d’Arles with international experts and meet, on a study trip in Europe, the artists most likely to be integrated into the collections of the Museum.
  • To benefit from a confidential context to discover the treasures in the Centre Pompidou’s storage facilities.

Benefits

  • Attribution of your donation to a specific acquisition, by vote, during two annual acquisition commission meetings (in May and November).
  • Privileged contacts with the three advising curators of the group: Florian Ebner, head of the Photography Department; Karolina Lewandowska, Photography Department, and Marcella Lista, head of the New Media department.
  • Monthly exchange with the curators around current photography events: exhibition, meeting with an artist, a collector, or an expert.
  • Stay at the Rencontres d’Arles.
  • Study trip to visit the contemporary emerging scene in Europe with one of the advising curators.
  • Original program of private visits of exhibitions and artists’ studios, and discovery of the cultural institutions of Ile-de-France.
  • Participation in cultural outings and trips in France (visits to exhibitions with the curators, encounters with artists and cultural figures from the region).
  • One international trip with the members of the other committees and the donors of the Museum.
  • Participation in the events organized by the Friends of the Museum: gala dinner, garden party and FIAC soirée.
  • Visits to the Centre Pompidou’s exhibitions presented by their curators on Tuesdays, the day that the museum is closed to the public.
  • Unlimited priority access to the Centre Pompidou (between one and two duo passes).
  • Personal invitations to the pre-openings of the Centre Pompidou for two.
  • VIP Passes to major contemporary art fairs in Europe.
  • A catalogue of one of the exhibitions from the Photography Department.

As well as the additional benefits at the Centre Pompidou:

  • Free and privileged access to the Centre Pompidou’s programming for selected events (workshops, lectures, meetings with artists and evenings at the Museum)*.
  • Free Film Screenings at the Centre Pompidou and the BPI, except Cinéma du Reel*.
  • Reduced entry fee for all shows, children & family workshops, and “Face aux Oeuvres” cycles.
  • 5% off at the Centre Pompidou gift shop, and 10% off on the online store (excluding books).
  • Reduced entry fee for the numerous cultural partners of the Centre Pompidou for the 2018-2019 season