The Cultural Forum

The “Grand Théâtre de Provence” (GTP)

A strong architectural message, the Grand Théâtre de Provence, designed by the architect Vittorio Gregotti, is the heart of the expansion of Aix-en-Provence.

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The “Centre Chorégraphique National, Pavillon Noir”

The Ballet Preljocaj has now up residence in its new location designed by the architect Rudy Ricciotti: the Pavillon Noir is the major production centre for the activity it houses where the artists can complete the entire creation process from studio work to the final performances on stage.

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The “Cité du Livre, Bibliothèque Méjanes”

The City of the book set in 15,000 m² of brownfields rehabilitated in 1989, contains many literary works. The Méjanes library, in the heart of the building, welcomed 300,000 visitors in 2011.

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The “Conservatoire Darius Milhaud”

Designed by Kengo Kumaqui like a monolith in the origami form, it was inaugurated in September 2013 and is the last element of this Cultural Forum.

It welcomes about 1200 students, an auditorium of 500 seats , 62 rooms of music education , two rooms of drama education, four dance studios.

This conservatory is the largest in France.

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