The Centre Pompidou houses the Musée National d'Art Moderne, which is Europe's largest museum for modern art. Also located in the vast open interior is the Bibliothèque publique d'information, a huge public library, and a center for music and acoustic research known as IRCAM.What is the Centre Pompidou-Metz?
The Centre Pompidou-Metz. In 2010, the Centre Georges Pompidou opened a regional branch, the Centre Pompidou-Metz, in Metz a city 250 kilometres east of Paris. The new museum is part of an effort to expand the display of contemporary arts beyond Paris's large museums.When will the Pompidou Centre reopen in Paris?
The Pompidou Centre in Paris will close at the end of 2023 for four years of renovations. It will then undergo a €200 million top-to-bottom overhaul. Administrators hope to reopen the centre in 2027 in time for its 50th anniversary.Who was the judge of the Pompidou competition?
George Pompidou, the president of France at the time, was a cultured and visionary man. He made many works for the modernization of Paris. This center was one of them. The competition was opened at his special request. Competition juries were Oscar Niemeyer, Jean Prouvé and Philip Johnson.