NOA/EM2N/SERGISON BATES win the international architecture competititon

The architectural project of the offices noAarchitecten (Brussels), EM2N (Zurich) and Sergison Bates architects (London) has been unanimously selected for the conversion of the former Citroën Yser garage into a new cultural hub which, under the name KANAL - Centre Pompidou, will bring...

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KANAL – Centre Pompidou A prefigurative year: 5 May 2018 > June 2019 Opening 5 May 2018

On 5 May 2018, KANAL – Centre Pompidou will open its doors in the former Citroën Yser garage in Brussels for a programme prefiguring the ‘Cultural city’ in the making, comprising among others the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art that is in development. During the 13 months preceding the...

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The Fondation Kanal moves into the Citroën Yser building

The Fondation Kanal team, currently consisting of ten people, has gradually taken up residence in the Citroën Yser building.

Our contact details:

Fondation Kanal of the Brussels-Capital Region 3-7 Quai de Willebroeck 1000 Brussels Belgium


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The Fondation Kanal is recruiting

The Fondation Kanal is recruiting to form its operational team and organise the year of cultural activities for the preliminary phase of the Citroën Cultural Centre.

The job descriptions can be downloaded below(*):

1. HR Manager ( FR - NL ) 2. Mediation Manager (...
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Signing of partnership agreement between the Brussels-Capital Region, the Centre Pompidou and the Fondation Kanal

Minister-President Rudi Vervoort today signed, together with representatives of the Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou and the Fondation Kanal, the structural partnership agreement confirming in detail the memorandum of understanding signed in September 2016 . The signing took...

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Fondation Kanal to organise the Citroën Cultural Centre’s first exhibition in May 2018

The Fondation Kanal(*) was created by the Brussels-Capital Region to oversee the successful completion of the Citroën Cultural Centre project by implementing the conversion of the Citroën garage on Place de l’Yser into a cultural centre of regional significance. The project includes the creation...

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