The Amis du Palais de Tokyo

Art lovers, collectors or patrons: forge a closer relationship with today’s artists, by joining the Association of friends of Europe’s largest contemporary art centre. 

The ‘Amis du Palais de Tokyo’ are a close-knit community who share a common interest: cutting-edge contemporary creativity. Of all ages and backgrounds and from more than thirty different countries, the vast majority are active professionals.

Association members are invited to participate in a wide range of unique and exciting events and projects:

  • Evening receptions at the Tokyo Art Club with artists and creators among others…
  • Previews of major international events in the presence of their curators or artists: Venice Biennale, Manifesta…;
  • Previews of exhibitions;
  • Meetings with the Palais de Tokyo’s exhibiting artists or the Palais de Tokyo “beyond the walls” artists;
  • Organised visits to studios, private collections and corporate collections;
  • Cultural trips

President: Philippe Dian
Vice-President: Susanne van Hagen
Vice-Président: Denise Vilgrain

The Tokyo Art Club

The Tokyo Art Club offers the most generous members of the ‘Amis du Palais de Tokyo’ association access to exclusive events and receptions.

The “Prix Découverte”

Each year, thanks to their specially-dedicated prize – the ‘Prix Découverte’ – the ‘Amis du Palais de Tokyo’ offer an up-and-coming French artist an unprecedented opportunity to increase his or her visibility.

The “Dîner des Amis”

The perfect balance between innovative art project and festive celebration, the ‘Dîner des Amis’ is an eagerly anticipated annual event..