Centre Pompidou to open an outpost in New Jersey in 2024

June 8, 2021

Called “Centre Pompidou x Jersey City,” the institution’s first North American branch will operate semi-independently but still have access to 120,000 works and its network of experts and curators.

“Our idea is to be confronted with what’s very different,” Serge Lasvignes, Pompidou’s president, told the New York Times. “For us, it’s a way to learn—to learn new circumstances, a new way of presenting art, a new way of presenting exhibitions.” The outpost is slated to open in early 2024, shortly after its Paris campus closes for four years to undergo top-to-bottom renovations.

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