Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
(Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris) is a major municipal museum dedicated to Modern and Contemporary art of the 20th and 21st centuries. It is located at 11, Avenue du Président Wilson
in the 16th arrondissement of Paris.Located in the eastern wing of the Palais de Tokyo
and constructed for the International Exhibition of Arts and Technology of 1937, the museum was inaugurated in 1961.
The museum collections include over 8000 works illustrating various trends of the art of the 20th century. Exhibitions on the major movements and artists highlights from the European scene of the 20th century, but also monographic and thematic exhibitions present the main trends of today's art. Temporary exhibitions run every six weeks.
The museum's permanent collection includes works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Raoul Dufy, Maurice de Vlaminck, Georges Rouault, Fernand Léger, Georges Braque, Francis Picabia, Amedeo Modigliani, Giorgio de Chirico, Kees van Dongen and others.