Museums

Museums

What better time to think of spring than right now—during the rainy gray days of Paris winter, and the added drama of a swirling, swashbuckling Seine. As the gray lingers on, fragrant blossoms and gardens...

We are having a “Modigliani Moment” once again, as the popular modernist Italian artist Amedeo Clemente Modigliani, born in Livorno, Italy on July 12, 1884, stars in two major exhibitions in two major museums...

The Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris— the city’s modern art museum— is not on the typical tourist circuit, and is therefore one of the best kept secrets in Paris. Overlooking the...

What do you do with kids at Christmas in Paris? Tuning into your festive mode, the City of Light is brimming with choices. From sauntering down any number of Christmas markets (rue Montorgueil on...

French Poet Jean-Luc Pouliquen Talks about President Georges Pompidou’s “Passion for Poetry” and the State of Poetry Today – Including his Own Translated into English by Beth S. Gersh-Nešić Bonjour Paris marked the 40th anniversary of the...

This autumn Parisian hotels are giving us plenty of reasons to pay a visit to the City of Light. From new cocktail soirées, to pop up shops, and even elegant table setting workshops, here is...

A tricky question... For those visitors who have a short stopover in Paris, how best to see the City of Light? What are the must-see experiences, restaurants, and attractions? In a city renowned around...

Long ago in Paris I made a pilgrimage to number 14 rue de La Rochefoucauld in the 9th arrondissement. (At this address, Musée Gustave Moreau is a museum dedicated to the painter.) I suspect,...

Have you ever visited the Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA) in Paris? Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the Arab World Institute was originally designed by Jean Nouvel in a landmark building on the...

One of the major art events on the jam-packed Paris cultural calendar is FIAC (short for La Foire internationale d’art contemporain)-- the famous contemporary art fair. Taking place this year from 19 - 22 October, the...

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York and the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris have launched an exhibition – Being Modern: MoMA in Paris (Etre modern: le MoMA à Paris) – at...

The Monnaie de Paris historic center of coin production, and the only working factory in the city, opened to the public on 30 September, 2017 - after six years of transformation work. The Mint...