Call : Committees Fall 2018 Visual Arts, Writings, Music & Performing ArtsCité internationale des arts


The Cité internationale des arts, which was founded in 1965, is today a residence center that has welcomed more than 22,000 artists since its creation. Its ideal location in the heart of Paris and its commitment to place the artist at the heart of the project mean that the Cité internationale des arts is a key player on the Parisian and international art scene.

Born from the desire to bring artists from all over the world together and gather all disciplines under the same roof, this ambitious project gives the Cité internationale des arts a unique status that fosters encounters, artistic crossovers and creativity.

Every year, the Cité internationale des arts welcomes over 1,000 artists from 90 different countries in more than 300 studios in the Marais and Montmartre districts of central Paris. 

Based on the artistic projects of residents, artists and/or exhibition curators, the Cité internationale des arts implements a multidisciplinary cultural program in its various spaces: the Galerie (a 525 m2 exhibition space), the Corridor, the Auditorium (128 seats), as well as through "open-studio days". The Cité internationale des arts also supports residents’ "fringe events and projects" and helps bring them into contact with professionals.

Residents can also take French lessons, work in shared studios (engraving or silkscreen printing workshops) and use the pottery kiln. Partnerships with other institutions in Paris and Ile-de-France also enable residents to develop their practices outside the walls of the Cité internationale des arts.

Details of the residency here



Submission of applications: from June 28th to September 4th, 2018.

Notification of results: from the beginning of November onwards.

Residences start: residencies begin between January 2019 and June 2019 and last from 2 to 12 months (example: beginning of residence in March 2019 and end of residence in February 2020).



Before completing the online form below, please make sure you have the following documents in your possession:

- 1 curriculum vitae (pdf, 4 pages maximum)

- 1 presentation of your residency project (pdf, 2 pages maximum)

- 1 portfolio (pdf - between 5 and 20 pages)

- Video links and/or audio files representative of your work (mp3, avi), and/or letters of recommendation (pdf).

 The application fee of € 32 (incl tax) can be paid online or by direct debit. Your registration will not be definitively approved until you have submitted all the required supporting documents and paid the application fee.

If you cannot access online registration, please contact the Cité internationale des arts committee office: commissions @



To apply, a google account is required. If you don't have one, please create one HERE.

If you cannot access online registration, please contact the Cité internationale des arts committees office: commissions @

Once your application has been finalized, you will no longer be able to modify it. Thank you for completing this form as rigorously as possible. Telephone calls will not be answered.