ARTY & CULTURE
Fondation Louis Vuitton
Designed by Franck Ghery, this iconic museum has become a staple of modern and contemporary art.
It is the former mansion of Marie Laure de Noailles, the Museum of the House of Baccarat, a true place dedicated to crystal. It houses a selection of prestigious items which built Baccarat’s reputation.
Palais de Tokyo
The most surprising exhibitions and displays by contemporary international artists. With a bonus, a shop and good places for lunch, dinner or having a drink.
Musée d’Art Moderne
Between Champs-Élysées and the Eiffel Tower, in a wing west of the Palais de Tokyo, the Musée d’Art Moderne of the City of Paris houses nearly 10,000 works of modern art (Picasso, Derain, Modigliani, Basquiat, Warhol and many others).
Musée de l’Homme
Installed in the Palais de Chaillot in 1938, it presents human spaces. It illustrates the concept of a museum as laboratory. It is next to a large library of scientific research works.
Cité de l’Architecture
In front of the Eiffel Tower, the Cité de l’architecture presents over 8,000 sq. metres models, videos and drawings of the art of building, from the Middle Ages to today.
Dedicated to fashion since 1977, the Palais Galliera: opens its majestic doors about twice a year for temporary exhibitions. They show rare items, illustrating dressing codes in France, from the 18th Century to today.
Musée Marmottan Monet
The Musée Marmottant Monet is situated near the Bois de Boulogne. It houses a vast collection of art works. Thanks to many donations, the Musée Marmottant Monet holds the largest number of works by Claude Monet (94 canvases). There is also a large collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masters (Renoir, Pissaro, Morisot, Manet, Gauguin…)
Musée Yves Saint Laurent
Open in October 2017, the Musée Yves Saint Laurent presents the works of the Little Prince of fashion, in one of the most historical locations: his former couture house. This is the first museum of this size dedicated to a Parisian couturier.