Since its inception, the FRAC Auvergne acquires each year works from artists whose majority enjoys international recognition. The identity of this collection was built up around the painting and, more widely, issues related to the image. Today the collection includes nearly 400 works.
FRAC Auvergne designs each year on average twenty exhibitions organized on the whole region. Many works from the collection by traveling around the world in the form of loans to museums and art institutions from all countries.