A national cultural centre for art and experimentation, it brings together theatre, cinema and contemporary photography.
The place echoes the Montparnasse of the 1920s or 1930s.
Located in the heart of the 6th arrondissement of Paris, at 53, rue Notre-Dame-des-Champs, it includes three theatres, three cinemas, an exhibition gallery, a small bookshop, a restaurant and a bar.
Le Lucernaire also organises concerts, public readings of theatre and poetry, debates on social issues and book presentations.
Le Lucernaire seeks to bring together the arts, artists, both famous and new, and spectators of these different arts. It aims to promote contemporary creation.