The cultural life of Angers foregrounds creativity and feeling. This is shown in everything from street events to the latest work from nationally-reputed companies. All year round, the people of Anjou enjoy dance, music, cinema and theatre.
- 8 auditoriums, including one multipurpose hall with standing room for 9,000.
- 22 cinemas.
- 10 libraries, 30,000 members, 1.2 million loans each year.
- 1 National centre for contemporary dance, 1 National Drama Centre (NTA) 1 Regional centre for textile design
- Main events: Premiers Plans (Jan.) and African film festivals (every other Spring); Tour de Scènes festival (May); Angers l’été and Festival of Anjou (July-August); Les Accroche-Cœurs (Sept.); contemporary art exhibition (Oct.); International Festival of Journalism (Nov.); Soleils d’Hiver (Dec.)