Staying at the Cité

There are three methods of selection for candidates wishing to obtain a residency at the Cité internationale des arts


By means of the Cité internationale des arts' selection committees

French and foreign artists may apply directly to the Cité internationale des arts, which organises different commissions by discipline (visual arts, music, writing, performing arts) and thematic.


Our programs :


CAPSULE • ONDES • TRAME • 2-12 • "Cité internationale des arts - Art Explora" • "Cité internationale des arts & Centre nationale des arts plastiques" • "Fondation Daniel et Nina Carasso & Cité internationale des arts"


Ongoing open calls


No call for applications is currently underway.


By means of the Cité' partnerships

The Cité internationale des arts develops targeted residence programmes as a way of forging new startegic partnerships. Theses programmes are aimed at specific, highly influencial institutions that are keen to support talented, emerging, international artists.


Our partners:


ADAGP (France) • Ministry of Culture of Colombia (Colombia) • Cultural center of Kosovo in Paris (France) • Culture and Diversity Foundation (France) • Digital Lab Africa (France) • Department of Cultural Affairs of Mayotte (France) • Department of Cultural Affairs of Guadeloupe (France) • Department of Cultural Affairs of Martinique (France) • École Nationale Supérieure d'Art de Dijon (France) • Ellipse art projects (France) • Embassy of France in Iran (Iran) • Institut français of Nigeria • New Caledonia's Music and Arts Export Centre (France) • Voix d'Afrique Award RFI x JCLattès x Cité internationale des arts • Society of Friends of the Arab World Institute (France) • Villa Kujoyama x Institut français x Cité internatinale des arts x Chishima Foundation (France) • BBK (Germany) • South Tyrolean Artists Association (Italy) • Ministry of Culture of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) • La Escocesa (Spain) • Juan y Pablo de Otaola Foundation (Spain)


Ongoing open calls
By means of the long-standing partners

Our network of 135 long-standing partners can select an artist for a residency at the Cité internationale des arts in accordance with their chosen procedure. To find out more about each of our partner’s application processes, as well as how they select candidates and the support provided, please consult the long-standing partners’ page.

Ongoing open calls


No call for applications is currently underway.




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