Photo Essay: Exploring the Recently Renovated Rodin Museum, Paris
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After a three-year renovation, the Rodin Museum recently reopened to the great joy of Parisians and visitors alike. On a recent trip to Paris, I spent a rainy afternoon touring the beautifully restored Hôtel Biron, where the museum is housed. Having visited three times since 2007, it has always been one of my favorites, so naturally I was anxious to see the improvements. We were not disappointed. With a fresh coat of paint, the exquisite chandeliers cleaned, the lovely old mirrors reflected the magnificent sculpture. I was particularly drawn to the new room where Rodin’s studio is recreated. The restoration has allowed more of his work to be exhibited which is a treasure. A memorable afternoon spent in one of Paris’s most beautiful museums…
Lead photo credit : The recently renovated Rodin Museum, photo by Virginia Jones