la Cité Internationale des Arts
Are you a future or current resident? In residence in the Marais or in Montmartre ?
Find here the frequently asked questions and our answers.
If you need further information, please contact,
Please refer to the section operators for an application in your native country.
Also, please refer to the section application for a residence to apply to the Cité internationale des arts’s Committees.
Please read carefully your INVITATION LETTER, the GENERAL REGULATIONS and the FAQ section.
For administrative formalities, at your arrival, thank you to provide 2 ID photos not scanned.
Where is the reception desk at the Cité internationale des arts ? "+"

Where will I stay at the Cité internationale des arts ? "+"

Do I have to arrive on a specific date at the Cité internationale des arts? "+"

How to go to the Marais residence ? "+"

How to go to the Montmartre residence ?

How to make the payment for my security deposit ? "+"

Do I need a visa or a residence permit during my residence ? "+"

Should I take a home insurance during my residence ? "+"

Should I take a health insurance during my residence ? "+"

How to import my artworks ? "+"
The reception desk of the Cité internationale des arts is located in the Marais area , 18 rue de l’Hôtel de Ville in the 4th district of Paris (75004). The main entrance is located in front of the subway station Pont Marie (line 7). Reception staff is present 7 days a week and 24 hours a day. As from 10pm, the main gate is closed. To enter, you must call for a night-watchman. On Saturdays and Sundays, night-watchman may do night patrol. Please be patient.

Please don’t hesitate to contact the reception staff for any information and need: report an incident in your studio, find the nearest doctor or shops, to discover the district and its cultural activities, etc.

In the Marais , each studio has a landline phone only for internal communications. From one studio, dialing 9, resident can directly call the telephone switchboard. Studios numbers operate similarly. The switchboard operator transmits external calls and, in case of your absence, may take urgent messages. From midnight to 7am, the operator makes night patrol. Please inform your foreign callers.
The general phone number : +33 (0)1 42 78 71 72

Can I receive postal mail during my residence at the Cité internationale des arts ? "+"

I am a resident, where to purchase the Museum Card proposed by the Cité internationale des arts ? "+"

Where to buy laundry tokens at the Cité internationale des arts ? "+"
How arranged are the studios at the Cité internationale des arts ? "+"

What is the surface area of one studio ? "+"

Is it possible to have additional equipment in the studios ?

Do I have Internet in my studio ? "+"

Do I have a landline phone in my studio for external communications ? "+"

Where to pay my monthly-service charges ? "+"

During my residence, can I host someone in my studio ? "+"

There is an incident in my studio, to whom should I talk to ? "+"
How to organize an open studio ? "+"

How to organize a Cité Concert in the Auditorium ? "+"

During my residence, to whom should I talk to if I want to organize an exhibition in the Corridor or submit a project ? "+"
I would like to learn French "+"

I am a musician, a singer, a composer "+"

I am an engraver, a ceramicist, a silkscreen printer "+"
Do I have to leave the Cité internationale des art on a specific date and hour ? "+"

How to prepare my studio inventory ? "+"

How to get my security deposit back ? "+"

When you leave the Marais or Montmartre , make sure… "+"
Artists must make an application for a residency whose selection committees are managed by the Cité internationale des arts. For further information, please contact :
General secretariat is located in 1st floor of building A of the Cité internationale des arts. It is open from Monday to Friday, from 9am to 6pm: /

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