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Mission Recherche
Special projects

The association of the Amis du Centre Pompidou aims to enrich the collections of the Musée National d'Art Moderne. 

In accomplishing its mission, research plays a key role. It enables the development of knowledge in service to the tangible and intangible valorisation of the collection,
 with three main objectives: 

  •   Expand the knowledge of the national collection 
  • Identify the lacks in the collection and undertake projects oriented towards acquisition prospects
  • Ensure the transmission of artworks to future generations, thanks to restoration 

Supporting research through three complementary research programmes:
Mission Recherche

Its purpose is to finance research projects of major interest for the national collections, oriented towards acquisition prospects.

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Art Brut

With the donation of Bruno Decharme, the Centre Pompidou's collection has become an international reference for Art Brut. By supporting the Art Brut research programme, you are making a lasting commitment to the development of knowledge about Art Brut artists and the history of art within a museum institution.

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Special projects

Special projects are long-term projects that allow for the in-depth development of priority research areas for the Museum, on strategic themes, within dedicated partnerships.

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