Museums

Museums

If you will be spending the first weeks of January in Paris, escape the winter chill and make sure you catch these two amazing Picasso exhibits before they close. Picasso arrived with his friend and...

November brings a celebration of photography in Paris— with a number of exciting exhibitions and photography events including the annual Paris Photo extravaganza. Adding to the fun this year was the opening of a...

The innovative new Paris Region Pass (PRP) allows visitors to the French capital to benefit from a single, credit card-sized ticket combining transport, tours and museum visits. Launched at the end of September, this handy...

To coincide with the Musée d'Orsay's hugely popular exhibition dedicated to Pablo Picasso's blue and rose periods, we dive into the great artist's time in Paris... In 1901, Picasso’s Blue Period coincided with the death of...

Michael Jackson: On the Wall is an homage to one of the biggest cultural influencers of the 20th century. According to the website Michael Jackson Sightings, the great artist is alive and well and living...

Traveling with kids to Paris? One of our favorite hang-outs is the small tropical aquarium that’s housed in the basement of the Palais de la Porte Dorée. The building itself was constructed for the...

"I don’t care how I’ll be remembered after death. For all I know people will put all my work in a skip the next day". “Perry, c’est fou,” announces Liberation newspaper. They’ve just queued and...

This fascinating and formidable exhibition of the hugely talented Portuguese born artist, Paula Rego, not only includes her unique, often disturbing, interpretation of well known fairytales, but also her equally unflinching narrative paintings of...

You’re no doubt familiar with Robert Doisneau, the celebrated photographer of the 1930s, most famous for that iconic image ‘Le baiser de l'Hôtel de Ville’ (also known as ‘The Kiss’), a young couple stealing...

You’d be hard-pressed to find a cooler, more inspirational setting for a yoga session. The Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine, perched high on the Trocadéro in the 16th arrondissement, is the city’s architecture...

A popular museum in the Latin Quarter is the Musée de Cluny. Devoted to the Middle Ages, the museum occupies the Hôtel de Cluny, a 15th century building (flamboyant gothic style) which also incorporates...

Henri-Désiré Landru was born in Paris in 1869. His checkered career of fraud and swindling elderly widows soon escalated to callously murdering 10 of his victims. His life began inauspiciously enough, joining the French...