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Jeu de Paume Museum

Jeu de Paume Museum

The building of the Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume was built to be a place dedicated to sport. In 1861, Napoleon III authorizes its construction in the Tuileries Garden and imposes its architecture to be similar to the Orangerie. The room of the jeu de paume was inaugurated in 1862. The jeu de paume is the ancestor of tennis. People in [...]

Mitsukoshi Etoile

Mitsukoshi Etoile

Vocation of the MITSUKOSHI-ETOILE Art Gallery The MITSUKOSHI-ETOILE Art Gallery opened in June 1992, in order to favor cultural exchanges between Japan and France, while integrating a European dimension, willing to strengthen mutual comprehension between nations. It organizes expositions of famous Japanese and French (or European) artists: [...]

Orangerie Museum

Orangerie Museum

Marie-Auguste-Antoine Bourgeois, architect of the Tuileries Garden from 1848 to 1852, was in charge of the construction of the Musée de l'Orangerie. At the beginning, the building was built to put inside the orange trees of the Tuileries Garden. But from 1878, exhibitions were already organized there. In 1909, the orange trees were permanently [...]

Petit Palais

Petit Palais

The Petit Palais des Champs-Elysées was built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900. It is next to the Champs-Elysées Avenue in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. Permanent collections are free to everyone. The Petit Palais was built for the 5th Parisian edition of the Universal Exhibition in 1900. It is located at the place where a [...]

Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent Foundation

Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent Foundation

The Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent Foundation opened to the public on the 10th of March 2004. The goals of these foundation are various: The conservation of the work of Yves Saint Laurent during 40 years: 5000 haute couture clothes and 15000 accessories, sketches and various objects. The organization of exhibitions: the Pierre Bergé - [...]

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