1 B Rue du Centenaire, 3475 Dudelange
A unique cultural diversity in the field of sound and image!
A platform open to the general public as well as a professional institution, the CNA was created in 1989 and placed under the helm of the Ministry of Culture. The institute’s main mission is to preserve and promote Luxembourg’s audiovisual heritage and to make its large resources of moving image, photography and sound accessible to all through exhibitions, publications, screenings, conferences and other events open to a large audience.
The CNA supports young talent as well as established artists, filmmakers, producers and musicians by engaging in film, audiovisual and musical (co)productions. The CNA also promotes the creation of new photographic works through different grant and residency programs and photographic commissions. These encourage an artist’s development, or enable the production and/or publication of their work. Such initiatives also contribute to the documentation of visually relevant subjects relating to Luxembourg’s social, environmental and urban development. While the CNA’s sound and film studios, the restoration workshop and the archives further meet the needs of professionals and creators in the audiovisual field.
The CNA’s education department provides various workshops and educational opportunities for children, adolescents, adults and professionals, as well as conferences and seminars, often in collaboration with international experts. The aim is to introduce the public to the knowledge and use of audiovisual media for cultural and educational purposes, and to implement specific training adapted to the needs of our various designated communities.
It is also a museum, with a permanent international collection: Edward Steichen’s The Family of Man in Clervaux Castle, along with other temporary exhibitions presented at the CNA’s art gallery spaces Display 01, Pomhouse and the water tower in Dudelange. Together, these collections are complemented by an extensive cultural program consisting of conferences, seminars and artist’s talks, as well as film projections in the CNA’s two-screen cinema (CinéStarlight) and the services of its lending library, Médiathèque.