Museums

Museums

Spring has finally sprung and with it, many fantastic exhibits are opening in Paris with something for everyone. If you are a fan of the Impressionists, Picasso or the treasures of ancient Egypt, this...

A trip to the Rodin Museum in the 7th arrondissement is always a good idea, no matter the season. Housed in the Hotel Biron (1730), a mansion which once served as Auguste Rodin's workshop...

Fifty years ago on my first ever visit to the Louvre, I stood enthralled in front of Géricault’s vast masterpiece, Le Radeau de La Méduse. I had never seen anything like it. I have never been...

"There are no ugly women, just lazy ones." --Helena Rubinstein For the first time in France, the Musée d’Art et d’histoire du Judaïsme (MAHJ) curates an intriguing exhibition in homage to Helena Rubinstein (1872-1965.) Chaya Rubinstein,...

There is a print that has followed me around for more than 30 years, from house to house, country to country and that is the much loved, hauntingly sad, L’Absinthe by Edgar Degas. To...

You plan your trip to Paris and have all the big things on your list to see. The Eiffel Tower, Musée d’Orsay, Arc de Triomphe, Louvre and-- if you are brave-- maybe even the...

Lucky visitors (and residents!) of Paris know that many of the city's museums are free on the first Sunday of the month. But now the Louvre is shaking things up. The world's most visited museum...

A major exhibition explores Samuel Courtauld’s role as one of the great art collectors of the twentieth century. Don’t miss this extraordinary collection. The Courtauld Collection at Fondation Louis Vuitton  Samuel Courtauld (1876-1947) had strong ties...

Pauline Viardot was part of the Spanish Garcia family, four generations of singers and composers who greatly influenced opera and singing in four countries for more than a century. She was a household name...

When you walk inside the Musée du Louvre you can’t miss the many paintings and statues dedicated to love. Just the art depicting Venus could fill a small museum on their own. However, it...

My favorite little Paris museum has undergone a metamorphosis! The experience of walking through an intimate and uncrowded museum space full of Salvador Dali’s most spectacular art is a special treat I save for myself...

Centre Pompidou curators Brigitte Leal, Christian Briend, and Adrianne Coulondre have organized a spectacular exhibition for the maddeningly complex movement Cubism. Enormous, exhausting and exhilarating, the exhibit displays over 300 objects (art and artifacts) along...