Born in 1983 as a partnership between the Ministry of Culture and Communication and the Burgundy region, Burgundy FRAC's mission is the creation and management of a collection of contemporary art, and the promotion and dissemination of 650 works, representing 240 artists who compose it. A visible film to "Bath of the North ', traces the birth of the collection. The works in the collection are presented through exhibitions, or circulate by way of loan or deposit sustainable in Burgundy, in France and abroad. Finally, the FRAC conducts awareness of contemporary art and training in order to reach the widest possible audience.
Every year since 1984, the collection is enriched with new works proposed by a purchase of personalities from the world of contemporary art for their expertise Technical Committee. Today 23 Frac are well distributed throughout the national territory and the collections includes 20,000 works by 5,000 artists.