Museums

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The charm of Paris is a flirtatious mixture of history and modernity, the old and the new paired to perfection. The Louvre, which formed an axis for the city’s renovation during the Haussmann years,...

Most people, when they think of Champagne, think of the area around Reims and Epernay, where the famous labels—Taittinger, Veuve Cliquot, Moet Chandon, and so on—are bottled, and from whence champagne is shipped all...

The talk of the town in Paris? A thrilling new digital arts center called the Atelier des Lumières will be opening tomorrow in the former Plichon iron foundry. The establishment is a vestige of...

I first went to France when I was twelve. My freewheeling, adventurous mom took me and my siblings out of school for a month and we traveled around Europe. It was then that my interest...

You don’t have to be Jewish to take a big bite out of Purim (Pourim) festivities in Paris.   When fresh, fragrant hamantaschen (triangular cookies stuffed with jams, poppy-seed paste, or similar sweet creamy...

Of the hundreds of museums in Paris, the Musée de Cluny is one of our favorites: a gem in the Latin Quarter devoted to the Middle Ages. The building itself is remarkable. Dating from...

Calling all Harry Potter fans. THATMuse-- the company behind the popular treasure hunts at the Louvre and Orsay-- is launching a new Harry Potter-themed hunt on the streets of Paris. Find out more from...

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...