Save the Swedish Cultural Center

February 7, 2010By Paris UpdateArchive


One of the more magical places in Paris, the Swedish Cultural Center (now called the Swedish Institute) in the Marais, is threatened with closure because of government budget cuts. Anyone who has taken advantage of its free exhibitions of Swedish art and design, its charming courtyard café serving homemade cakes or its peaceful garden will surely want to protest. You can sign a petition at the center (11 rue Payenne, 75003 Paris; Tuesday-Sunday, noon-6 p.m. until July 26 and after September 1), join the Facebook support group Rädda/Sauvons/Save le Centre Culturel Suédois, CCS/Institut Suédois a Paris” or send e-mails to and


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