The first outpost of the French Museum of North America will rise in the Bathside Building, an industrial building in the city that will be redeveloped by OMA Architecture studio with its New York partner, Jason Long.
After Metz, Malaga, Brussels and Shanghai, the Center Pompidou officially marks the opening of a new foreign office, the fourth outside French territory, scheduled for 2024 in Jersey City In New Jersey, the United States is not far from New York. Stephen M. Fulop, Mayor of New Jersey and Serge Lasvinis, president of the Pompidou Center, announced at the June 4 morning press conference, exclusively revealing the joint creation project for the new cultural foundation.
Pompidou in Jersey
“I am pleased to announce this ambitious initiative of the Center Pompidou, with such promising partners”, I have announced Serge Lasvinis. “Our ongoing experiences in Metz, Malaga, Brussels and Shanghai have demonstrated the power and importance of our model, which is to seek our frontiers at new heights to weave innovative partnerships. I am very pleased that the Pompidou Center is opening this unprecedented dialogue with the United States through Jersey City, a rich and dynamic community and diversity.The first partnership with North America will also be realized thanks to the architectural studio Architecture OMA العمارة and her partner in New York, Jason Long Which will allow for the reinvention and renewal of the iconic “Bathside Building” located in the heart of historic Journal Square in Jersey City, one of the most thriving cities in New York City.
Pompidou in the city of Jersey in line with local synergy
The future program is designed for Center Pompidou x Jersey City It will invite professionals and emerging talents from all cultural horizons. The Foundation will also make it possible to revitalize an already very diverse regional and local cultural life, and will also serve to welcome a broad and diverse audience, reflecting contemporary cultural developments affecting society. “Bringing together the largest collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe, Center Pompidou is the ideal partner to realize our vision of transforming Jounal Square into a regional cultural landmark. Renovating the Pathside Building is an extraordinary opportunity to give it a second life and create a museum and arts and culture center open to all communities to better serve the city. Among our revitalization projects, this new phase harnesses the full potential of our city to make Journal Square a must-visit destination for generations to come.“, he’s finished Stephen FulopMayor of Jersey City.
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