CAPC – The Museum of Contemporary Art in Bordeaux

Bordeaux has its many interesting sighteseeings, among which one can count CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, a place that gathers under the same roof items and ideas partaining to the contemporary period, from the 60s until nowadays. It might seem akward if you are for the first time in such a place, but our advise is not to leave the place. Anyway, the entrance fee is affordable because you have to pay 5 euros in case you are an adult and 2.50 euros if you are a student or job seeker. Of course, there are also membership cards available at the ticket office at the entrance. You can be accompanied by a guide, or, if you want to visit it by yourself, then take your time and visit all the rooms of the Museum of Contemporary Art. It’s worth visiting it, also because it is open most of the time, except for public holidays.

3D Object - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition
3D Object – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition

There are many events that are held there periodically, such as artist talks, concerts, dance and live art performances, workshops or seminars. There are permanent exhibitions as well as temporary exhibitions. The building itself is a colonial warehouse, a superb pre-industrial nineteenth century edifice. You can take as many photos as you like, you can watch a movie at the basement floor or just look at the walls, which are beautifully coloured. The gallery below reveals part of the things visitors can see at the the Museum of Contemporary Art in Bordeaux. It is not very crowded so you can enjoy seeing the striking elements. Don’t worry, although it might seem weird to be among all those objects, you will see that you will find an explanation for each of them – however, it is contemporary art!

3D Objects in Exhibition, CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
3D Objects in Exhibition, CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

American Dollar at - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition
American Dollar at – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition

Black and White Photos at CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition
Black and White Photos at CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition

CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition
CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition

CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Contemporary Personalities - Britney Spears, Silvio Berlusconi - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Contemporary Personalities – Britney Spears, Silvio Berlusconi – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Contemporary Photographs Collection at CAPC in Bordeaux
Contemporary Photographs Collection at CAPC in Bordeaux


Costa Vece - Head Bread - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art
Costa Vece – Head Bread – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art

Diane Arbus - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art in Bordeaux, France
Diane Arbus – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art in Bordeaux, France

Drawing at CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Drawing at CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Drawings at CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Drawings at CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Embrionary Life at CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Embrionary Life at CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Exhibition at CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, France
Exhibition at CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, France

Experiment at CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Experiment at CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Film with Zombies at CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Film with Zombies at CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

First Models of Fridges in Modern Times, CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
First Models of Fridges in Modern Times, CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Horror Couch at CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Horror Couch at CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Jean Paul Thibeau - Enoch - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art
Jean Paul Thibeau – Enoch – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art

Joseph Kosuth - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Joseph Kosuth – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Make-Up in Modern Times - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition
Make-Up in Modern Times – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition

Max Boufathal - To Kill Rats - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art
Max Boufathal – To Kill Rats – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art

Meredyth Sparks - We're Treating Each Other Just Like Strangers - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition
Meredyth Sparks – We

Microwave in Modern Times - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition
Microwave in Modern Times – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition

Modern Figures at CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Modern Figures at CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Personal Belongings in Modern Times - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition
Personal Belongings in Modern Times – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition

Pillow, CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, France
Pillow, CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, France

Richard Fauguet, No Title, CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Richard Fauguet, No Title, CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Shrek - Corporate Evil - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Shrek – Corporate Evil – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Statue With Oranges - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition
Statue With Oranges – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition

The Globe Filled with Water  - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition
The Globe Filled with Water – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition

Theme of Supermarket at CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Theme of Supermarket at CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Tilman Wendland - Schaumkopf - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition
Tilman Wendland – Schaumkopf – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux Exhibition

Vacuum Cleaner - CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Vacuum Cleaner – CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

Woman Sleeping - Drawing at CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux
Woman Sleeping – Drawing at CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux


Zombies in Suits at CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, France
Zombies in Suits at CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, France

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