La Criée centre for contemporary art is an exhibition space and generator of ideas, encounters and verbal exchange. It is dedicated to artistic experiment and the production and dissemination of the work of emerging or established artists from France and abroad, both on site and in other venues.
Reaching out to a broad public from the old Halles Centrales covered market building in the very heart of Rennes, La Criée is both an originator and a reflection of the art forms of today and tomorrow – and the uses made of them.
Each season our programme offers a mix of exhibitions, art projects and multidisciplinary events responding to issues inherent in exhibition practices, research, international dissemination and an enduring presence locally and elsewhere. A core aspect of this set of aims is experimentation with different modes of contact and interchange with the public.