International Circle - MENA

The IC-MENA (Middle East North Africa) 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.
Its members enjoy:
- Putting their points of view, experiences and personal perspectives into dialog with those of the curators in order to acquire the Middle-Eastern and Northern Africa artists of tomorrow
- Being agents of change in mentalities and perceptions through the representation of Middle-Eastern and North African artists in the national collections.
- Meeting two times annually (in the United Arab 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

These advantages are designed in a hybrid way, they will be offered in physical or virtual format, depending on the context.

*Conditional to the sanitary context
To know all about our offers:

The benefits

An International bespoke programme
Private curator-led English visits of the Centre Pompidou exhibitions, including outside of
opening hours by appointment with our team
Exclusive digital invitations (talks, online colloquia, virtual tours, podcasts...)
Travels around the world with our curatorial team
Exclusive cultural programmes around the world: fair walkthroughs, museum exhibitions,
private collections and artists’ studios visits with our curatorial team
Exceptional Invitations
VIP Passes to major International Contemporary Art Fairs, upon request
Invitations to pre-openings of the Centre Pompidou for two (Solo membership) or four (Duo
Priority access (upon reservation and payment) to the Amis du Centre Pompidou annual Gala
dinner at the heart of the Museum collections.
Exclusive digital contents
Upcoming - Access via your personal account to a platform of digital contents conceived exclusively for you.
Videos and podcasts to discover the secrets of a collection, the narratives of art history and
much more knowledge that the Museum’s curators, collectors, artists and other key actors of
the art world will share

As well as the additional benefits at the Centre Pompidou

Priority and unlimited access to the Centre Pompidou upon presentation of your physical or digital member card
Benefits from the Centre Pompidou boutique
Complimentary catalogues of major exhibitions organized by the Centre Pompidou
(four per year)
5% off at the Centre Pompidou gift shop, and 10% off on the online store (excluding books)