Seine-Saint-Denis is part of the greater Paris area. It boasts many exhibition halls, cultural centers, galleries and museums, such as the the Ropac gallery in Pantin. Several places are dedicated to contemporary art and photography. Its close proximity to the center of Paris gives access to major exhibition venues: Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (museum of science and industry), the Paris Philharmonie at la Villette and their many interesting temporary or permanent exhibitions. Find a free exhibition to see in Paris. Conferences and workshops are held on various themes.