Museums

Museums

When the fire spread through Notre-Dame de Paris last year on April 15, all of our worst fears came to light. The beautiful church that has stood for over 850 years and lived through...

Ever heard Leonardo da Vinci's prediction that one day humans would master flying and be able to sail through the sky like birds? If not, perhaps you should head to the Louvre for the...

A stack of stuffed animals welcomes visitors to a blockbuster exhibit at Palais de la Découverte, the science museum in the center of Paris, originally part of the Grand Palais.  In 1937 the elaborate structure--...

The cold days of winter have set in-- a perfect time to head to a Paris museum to catch some great exhibits before they close. Many of the autumn's can't-miss exhibits close in January...

You only have a few weeks to re-discover the modernity of Toulouse-Lautrec in the tribute exhibition that the Grand Palais dedicates to the painter. Despite his noble origins, he was an outcast and felt...
Edgar Degas (1834-1917), Ballet Dancers, 1877

The year 2019 marked the 350 anniversary of the National Paris Opera, founded as a royal institution in 1669, part of the Académie de Poésie et Musique under Louis XIV. The 17th century poet...

Before you see "Soulages at the Louvre," explore the Hans Hartung retrospective at Musée d’Art Moderne Sunday, as I roamed the homage the Louvre is paying to Pierre Soulages in celebration of his 100th birthday,...
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When Antoine Bourdelle died in 1929 he had already designed the plans to turn his atelier situated at 16 Impasse du Maine (Montparnasse) into a museum. It took another 20 years and the dogged...

While I know my Chaumet from my Cartier and my Bulgari from my Buccellati, I had never heard the name Lacloche until the opening of “Lacloche Joailliers”, the exhibition presented by Ecole of Jewellery...

Everyone has their favorite place in Paris, be it a building, church, street, garden, bridge or museum. Finding beauty in Paris is like looking for sand on a beach, but there will still be...

In a must-see exhibition in Paris, the Conciergerie shines the spotlight on how the image of Marie-Antoinette evolved, as time passed and revolutionary zeal subsided. Initially a martyr in the eyes of the counter-revolutionaries...

“From the sculptor's point of view, one can either be the spectator of the object or the object itself. For a few years I became the object." -- Barbara Hepworth "The Musée Rodin is one...