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1. Before the visit

1.1 Where can I find practical information about the Museum of Contemporary Art?

1.2 What are the opening times of the Museum of Contemporary Art?

1.3 What are the prices?

1.4 Who gets free entry into the museum?

1.5 Who benefits from a reduced entry fee to the museum?

1.6 I am coming by car. Is there a car park nearby the museum?

1.7 I am coming by coach. Is there a car park nearby the museum?

1.8 Is there an access reserved for disabled people?

1.9 Is there a cloakroom?

1.10 Are pushchairs allowed?

1.11.1 Is it possible to reserve for an exhibition at the museum?

1.11.2 Is it possible to reserve for entrance to a projection or conference at the museum?

1.12 Where can I find information about the group visits offered? How do I reserve a group visit?

1.13 Do you organize guided visits in the museum?

1.14 What are the activities offered for children?

1.15 Are we allowed to photograph the works displayed?

1.16 How can I contact someone from the museum?

1.17 How do I find information on tne website www.mac-lyon.com ?

2. Programming

2.1 What is on at the museum at the moment?

2.2 How can I find out about past exhibitions?

2.3 How can I receive emails about information on the schedule?

3. Online purchasing

3.1 Is it possible to buy catalogues, posters or postcards online?

3.2 Is it possible to buy tickets for an exhibition online?

3.3 Is it possible to pay online for entrance to a projection or a conference?

4. Publications

4.1 Where can I find out about the publications of the museum and their availability?

4.2 Is it possible to buy publications online?

4.3 For research purposes, is it possible to consult old catalogues?

5. Resources

5.1 Who must I speak to for precise information about a work belonging to the museum's collection?

5.2 Where can I find photos of one of the museum's works?

5.3 Is it possible to borrow books from the resource centre?

5.4 How does the resource centre work?

5.5 Is the catalogue of the resource centre online?

6. Press

6.1 Are press releases online?

6.2 I am a journalist, how can I get hold of visuals?

6.3 Who must I ask for accreditation to film or take photographs in the museum?

7. The museum

7.1 What is the staff organization chart of the museum?

7.2 Where can I find information about the architecture and history of the museum?

7.3 Who was the architect who built the museum?

7.4 How is the museum's website organized?

8. Images: photo library, use and rights

8.1 How and where can I get hold of a reproduction of a piece of work from the collection?

8.2 Visuals for the press

8.3 Rights of reproduction and of the works

9. Café

9.1 Is there a restaurant?

10. Internships, jobs

10.1 To whom should I address a request for an internship ?

10.2 Where is it possible to see the job offers of the Museum of Contemporary Art?

11. Functions, parties

12. Artists


1. Before the visit

1.1 Where can I find practical information about the Museum of Contemporary Art?
Opening hours, prices, access etc. can be found in the Information section: click here

1.2 What are the opening hours of the Museum of Contemporary Art?
The opening hours are displayed in the Information section: click here

1.3 What are the rates?
The rates are displayed in the Information section: click here

1.4 Who gets free entry into the museum?
Information about free entries can be found in the Practical Information section: click here

1.5 Who gets a reduced entry fee to the museum?
The conditions for reduced entry are specified in the Information section: click here

1.6 I am coming by car. Is there a car park nearby the museum?
YES. You must pay for parking. Car park: entrance "quai Charles de Gaulle".

1.7 I am coming by coach. Is there a car park nearby the museum?
YES. Free car park at the Palais des Congrès (50 quai Charles de Gaulle).

1.8 Is there an access reserved for disabled people?
YES. All disabled people should access the museum by the entrance at the side of the cinema. This entrance is a priority access to the museum. The disabled person is entitled to a reduced entry fee, a one free entrance ticket for someone accompanying them. To be met personally, you can telephone: +33 (0)4 72 69 17 19 from Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 5 pm.

1.9 Is there a cloakroom?
Yes. It is free. Backpacks and umbrellas must be deposed at the cloakroom.

1.10 Are pushchairs allowed?
In principle, yes. However, the arrangement of certain exhibitions (art work on the ground for example) can lead the museum to refuse access with pushchairs. In these cases, it is indicated by a pictogram on the page about the exhibition.
Slings for carrying babies can be borrowed freely. You can also find out information by phone : +33 (0)4 72 69 17 17.

1.11.1 Is it possible to reserve for an exhibition at the museum?
YES. Please click here.

1.11.2 Is it possible to reserve for entrance to a projection or conference at the museum?
YES. Entry to most of the debates, projections and conferences is free, please contact publics@mac-lyon.com.

1.12 Where can I find information about the group visits offered? How do I reserve a group visit?
Group visits can be organised with or without guides, for schools and community clubs, students and teachers, or adults: to find out about all the activities we offer, the prices and how to reserve, click here

1.13 Do you organize guided visits in the museum?
Guided visits are organized in French.
For reserved group visits: see 1.13.

1.14 What are the activities offered to children?
Schedules, dates, prices and how to reserve can all be found on the website, in the section Activities.

1.15 Are you allowed to photograph the works displayed?
Generally, YES.

1.16 How can I contact someone from the museum?
Consult the organization chart of the members of staff of the museum.
You can also send your request to us via the section Contact.

1.17 How do I find information on the website www.mac-lyon.com ?
You can click on "site map" at left.
The "Search" tool enables you to search information available on the site.

2. Programming

2.1 What is on at the museum at the moment?
Consult the section News section

2.2 How can I find out about past exhibitions?
Consult the section Exhibitions, and search by year.

2.3 How can I receive emails about information on the schedule?
To receive the museum's newsletter, fill in the subscription form in the section Newsletter (French only).

3. Online purchasing

3.1 Is it possible to buy catalogues, posters or postcards online?
NO. It is still not possible to buy the products published by the Lyon Museum of Contemporary Art online.

3.2 Is it possible to buy tickets for an exhibition online?
YES. Please click here.

3.3 Is it possible to pay online for entrance to a projection or a conference ?
NO. It is not possible to pay online for entrance to a projection or a conference. Besides, entrance to most of the debates, projections and conferences is free.

4. Publications

4.1 Where can I find out about the publications of the museum and their availability?
Click on Documentation section (French)

4.2 Is it possible to buy publications online?
NO. At the moment, online purchasing is not possible.

4.3 For research purposes, is it possible to consult old catalogues?
YES. You can consult the catalogues at the resource centre: click here.

5. Resources

5.1 Who must I speak to for precise information about a piece of work belonging to the museum's collection?
Start by using the website's search engine and search the piece of work by title or artist.
You can also use the contact form to ask your question.

5.2 Where can I find photos of one of the museum's works?
You can use the website's search engine and search the work by title or artist.
If the work that you are looking for does not appear on our website and/or if you would like to use it for a specific purpose, contact us.

5.3 Is it possible to borrow books from the resource centre?
NO. The resource centre works through the consultation of documents on site.

5.4 How does the resource centre work?
The resource centre is only accessible by organized visit, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 2pm to 5pm. Work must be carried out there. Access is free.
For more information, click on Documentation.
You can also call: +33 (0)4 72 69 17 17 from Monday to Friday.

5.5 Is the catalogue of the resource centre online?
NO. This project is being prepared. You can subscribe to our newsletter to be kept informed about the availability of this service.

6. Press

6.1 Are press releases online?
YES. They are available in the section Documentation.

6.2 I am a journalist, how can I get hold of visuals?
Address your request directly to the Communication Department: communication@mac-lyon.com

6.3 Who must I ask for accreditation to film or take photographs in the museum?
Speak to the Communication Department: communication@mac-lyon.com


7. The museum

7.1 What is the organization chart of the museum?
The organizational chart of the museum can be found in the section "Museum", "Staff": click here.

7.2 Where can I find information about the architecture and history of the museum?
You will find details about the building in the Museum section: click here.

7.3 Who was the architect who built the museum?
The architect of the Museum of Contemporary Art was Renzo Piano.

7.4 How is the museum's website organized?
You will find details about the team in charge of publishing the contents of the museum's website in the section "Legal notices": click here.

8. Images: photo library, use and rights

8.1 How and where can I get hold of a reproduction of a piece of work from the collection?
Please fill in this form or address your request to:
Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon
Iconothèque
81 Cité Internationale
69006 Lyon
Phone: +33 (0)4 72 69 17 17
Fax: +33 (0)4 72 69 17 11

8.2 Visuals for the press
Click here

8.3 Rights of reproduction and of the works
Contact the association which manages the authorship rights of many artists:
ADAGP (Société des Auteurs dans les Arts Graphiques et Plastiques)
11, rue Berryer 75008 Paris
Telephone : +33 (0)1 43 59 09 79
Fax: +33 (0)1 45 63 44 89
www.adagp.fr

9. Café

9.1 Is there a restaurant?
YES. The museum's café is an exterior franchise. It has the same opening hours as the museum.

10. Internships, jobs

10.1 To whom should I address a request for an internship
The museum can only consider the requests for internships which are an integrated compulsory part of a course.
Address your letter to the following address:
Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon
Demande de stage
Cité Internationale
81 quai Charles de Gaulle
69006 Lyon

10.2 Where is it possible to see the job offers of the Museum of Contemporary Art?
If there are any vacant positions, you can look at the museum's job offers on the website of the City of Lyon.


11. Functions, parties
The museum hosts companies for functions, conferences and private parties.
Phone : +33 (0)4 72 69 17 17

12. Artists
If you are an artist and would like to send us your dossiers, please note that the documents will not be returned.

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