Opening of the Centre national d’art et de culture Georges-Pompidou, Paris

The Centre Pompidou is a public art and culture center that is home to the Musée National d’Art Moderne (MNAM, Museum of Modern Art, in premises redesigned by Gae Aulenti in 1982–85), with key works of the twentieth century, to which a center for industrial design is also affiliated, along with a library, the IRCAM, a music research center (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique), a children’s workshop, cinemas, theaters, and lecture auditoriums.