Tag: Paris museums

A British ‘national treasure’ abroad – Grayson Perry at the Monnaie de Paris

A British ‘national treasure’ abroad – Grayson Perry at the Monnaie de Paris

I’m not sure the one and only Grayson Perry would thank me for the ‘national treasure’ ticket, but it is meant as a genuine term of endearment. In times of political turmoil and constantly shifting sands, there is always something thoroughly dependable and thought-provoking about […]

Tripping the Light Fantastic at the Atelier des Lumières Museum

Tripping the Light Fantastic at the Atelier des Lumières Museum

The Klimt exhibition at the newly opened Atelier des Lumières in the 11th neighbourhood of Paris has been the undisputed runaway success of the season. Shortly to close after having been extended through to January, the doors of this unique space will reopen on February […]

Top 10 Restaurant Recommendations near the Louvre

Top 10 Restaurant Recommendations near the Louvre

Well, you’ve got to start somewhere, so the Louvre it has to be – and for good reason, it’s the most-visited museum in the world! Renowned for being one of the trickiest of them all to navigate indoors, with over 380,000 objects on show, the experts say it would take about three full days to visit every single room, and that makes for hungry work. (more…)