Tag Archives: Museums

Carnavalet Museum (Musée Carnavalet) – Paris

  Please Note: The Carnavalet Museum is currently closed for renovations until December, 2019. Documenting the history of Paris from ancient times to the present day, the Carnavalet is the city’s preeminent history museum in addition to being an art gallery with a valuable and exceedingly diverse collection of paintings, sculpture, furniture, photography, signage, coins […]

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Delacroix Museum (Musée Delacroix) – Paris

The intimate setting of Delacroix’s final home on the Place de Furstenberg, one of most picturesque and peaceful squares in Paris, provides a perfect backdrop for this compact yet comprehensive collection of the iconic nineteenth century French artist’s works which comprise paintings, drawings, lithographs and autograph works as well as his personal objects including souvenirs […]

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Hopper Drawing at the Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

May 23, 2013 through October 6, 2013 –  In the landmark exhibition, “Hopper Drawing,” at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the dynamic and creative process of Edward Hopper, one of the most enigmatic artists of the twentieth century, is examined through more than 200 drawings, 21 paintings and two dozen sketchbook pages featuring key preliminary sketches.  Using […]

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National Museum of the Middle Ages (Musée national du Moyen Âge) – Paris

Home to a remarkable collection of paintings, sculptures, tapestries, stained glass, gold and silver work, illuminated manuscripts, religious artifacts and even everyday objects like clothing and household goods, the National Museum of the Middle Ages (Musée national du Moyen Âge) brings the Medieval epoch of France brilliantly to life.  Displayed in the Hôtel de Cluny, […]

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La Pinacothèque – Paris

Among all the city’s art museums the Paris Pinacothèque (la Pinacothèque de Paris) is one of the most unique.  Privately financed and only open since 2007, it displays a semi-permanent collection of approximately 100 paintings, drawings and sculptures dating from antiquity to the present that belong to a group of 40 individual collectors who have […]

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Pompidou Center (Centre Pompidou) – Paris

Pompidou Center (Centre Pompidou) The Pompidou Center includes the French National Museum of Modern Art as well as extensive exhibition galleries often dedicated to solo shows of the most celebrated contemporary artists.  The permanent collection of more than 95,000 works covers a period stretching from 1905 to the present and comprises every media imaginable from […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]