Museums & art suggestions
L'atelier des lumières
Located between Bastille and Nation, in a former foundry in the eleventh arrondissement of Paris, the Atelier des Lumières holds monumental immersive exhibitions. Using 140 video projectors and a spatialised sound system, the highly unique multimedia equipment covers a total surface area of 3,300 m², extending from the floors to the ceilings and over walls up to 10 m high. This is called immersive art, and I woud for sure recommend going to it, it is also good to go with children. The expositions change every few months, you should check out the website and book your tickets there.
38 rue Saint Maur 75 011 Paris, Metro Saint Ambroise, WEBISTE
Le 59 Rivoli
Located at 59 rue de Rivoli, in the heart of the 1st Parisian arrondissement, 59 Rivoli was originally an artist squat. Today, its reputation has made it a real residence on 6 floors where exhibitions and workshops of artists of all kinds (street art, painting, sculpture, etc ...). A real creative center for Parisian visitors and tourists who support art and the creation of young emerging talents. Entrance is free, 59 Rivoli is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
59, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris Métro Châtelet, WEBSITE
The Musée d'Orsay is located on the Left Bank of the Seine. It is housed in the former Gare d'Orsay, a Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900. The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It houses the largest collection of impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces in the world, by painters including Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Sisley, Gauguin, and Van Gogh. Many of these works were held at the Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume prior to the museum's opening in 1986. It is one of the largest art museums in Europe. Musée d'Orsay had more than 3.6 million visitors in 2019.
1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, Metro Solferino, WEBSITE
Musée de l'Orangerie
The Musée de l'Orangerie is an art gallery of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings located in the west corner of the Tuileries Gardens next to the Place de la Concorde in Paris. The museum is most famous as the permanent home of eight large Water Lilies murals by Claude Monet, and also contains works by Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Amedeo Modigliani, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri Rousseau, Alfred Sisley, Chaim Soutine, Maurice Utrillo, and others.
Jardin des Tuileries, Place de la Concorde, 75001 PARIS, Metro Concorde, WEBSITE