Tag Archives: Paris

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 Museum (Musée Rodin) is one of the most popular and preeminent artistic attractions in all of Paris. The most famous and accomplished Modernist working in sculpture, creator of “The Thinker”, “The Kiss”, “The Age of […]

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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. With more than 35,000 works of art on display ranging from paintings and sculptures to decorative objects and archaeological treasures, it is truly one of the greatest repositories of human artistic achievement anywhere on the […]

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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 largest public collection, 94 paintings plus 29 drawings, pastels and watercolors by Claude Monet, the movement’s founder and source of inspiration, the works include 1873’s seminal “Impression: Sunrise” from which the revolutionary school of artists […]

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Guimet Museum (Musée Guimet) – Paris

Guimet Museum (Musée Guimet) Holding a collection of approximately 45,000 works of art spanning 5,000 years representing the cultures of Afghanistan, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam, the Guimet Museum (Musée Guimet) exhibits what is considered the largest and finest collection of Asian art outside of Asia.  Housed in a […]

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Jacquemart-André Museum (Musée Jacquemart-André) – Paris

Featuring 6,000 unique and precious objects amassed during the late 19th century by distinguished collectors Edouard André and his wife Nélie Jacquemart, the Jacquemart-André Museum (Musée Jacquemart-André) is one of the most fascinating museums in Paris.  Housed in a magnificent Second Empire mansion which was the celebrated and fashionable couple’s residence and private gallery, the […]

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National Picasso Museum (Musée National Picasso) – Paris

The most celebrated and influential artist of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso proclaimed himself the very greatest collector of his own work. Upon his death, much of his personal collection was transferred to the French government to cover inheritance taxes and became the nucleus of the permanent collection of this museum, opened in 1985 and […]

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Orsay Museum (Musée d’Orsay) – Paris

Displaying works created between 1848 and 1914, the Musée d’Orsay includes within its extraordinary collection of more than ten thousand objects, the French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings revered by art lovers everywhere.  Housed in a magnificently rehabilitated former train station, there is no finer grouping of the breathtaking canvases of Cezanne, Degas, Gauguin, Manet, Monet, […]

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Gustave Moreau Museum (Musée National Gustave Moreau) – Paris

Truly one of Paris’s most singular art galleries, the Gustave Moreau Museum is a tribute and monument to the influential Symbolist artist Gustave Moreau and the chief repository of his fascinating works.  Focusing on biblical, literary and mythological themes, the collection encompasses over 14,000 paintings, drawings, watercolors, sculptures, sketches, studies and models, from large to […]

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Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris (Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris)

Where in Paris can you view masterpieces of twentieth century art displayed in an Art Deco landmark offering the best view of the Eiffel Tower in the whole city and do it all for free?  At the Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris (Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris) in […]

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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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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 […]