Top Things to See and Do in the Limousin

Discover France’s rural heart through its traditions, festivals, museums and cultural events. Related articles: Discover the Limousin, France’s Rural Heart 12 Unmissable Sites: Great Places to Visit in the Limousin Where to Stay and Eat...

Art and Culture in France: What Exhibits to See this Season

Sisley, The Master of Impressionism A great reason to head to Aix-en-Provence is to catch the monographic show featuring more than 60 of Sisley’s delicate works, some which have been rarely exhibited in public. June 10 to October 15. Website: www.caumont-centredart.com Body in Motion at...
La Cité du Vin

La Cité du Vin: The Must-See New Attraction in Bordeaux

“Il m’est arrivé d’affirmer ‘La Cité du Vin’ sera mon Guggenheim.”  “I have said that the Cité du Vin will be my Guggenheim.” -- Alain Juppé, Mayor of Bordeaux As I have written recently in France...

Nausicaá and the Beating Heart of Boulonnais

Making a beeline for Nausicaá, Boulogne’s aquatic showstopper, Rhiannon Rees ends up discovering a deeply historic area tied to Britain and the sea To some, Boulonnais is a mark on the map, a vague belt...

Hockney Makes a Splash in Paris

After more than 50 years, David Hockney not only shows little inclination to slow down, but he continues to push the limits of artistic creation. In his own words, “What else can you do?...
Paul Signac portrait of M. Félix Fénéon, 1890 ©The Museum of Modern Art, New York Gift of M. et Mme David Rockefeller, 1991

5 Must-See Expos in France: This Winter’s Best Exhibitions for Art Lovers

  Être Moderne More than 200 masterpieces from the MoMA New York have landed at Paris’s Fondation Vuitton. The exceptional exhibition charts the evolution of the museum’s iconic collection since it was founded in 1929, and...

Warhol Underground at Centre Pompidou-Metz

If you’re already familiar with Andy Warhol’s paintings – such as the Campbell’s Soup cans or his portraits of Marilyn and Jackie Kennedy – then this exhibition provides an excellent opportunity to dig deeper...

Spotlight on Caravaggio in Paris

Charting Caravaggio’s career from the early days apprenticing in Rome’s most prestigious workshops to his tumultuous relationships with his contemporaries, ‘Caravaggio’s Roman Period’ will offer a rare glimpse of the man behind the art. More...
Spectacular Second Empire at the Orsay

Happy 30th Birthday: Spectacular Second Empire at Musée d’Orsay

To celebrate its third decade, the Musée d’Orsay is pushing the boat out with the exhibition Spectacular Second Empire 1852-1870, as well as a related series of conferences, films and debates. During Napoleon III’s regime, the Second Empire...
AFMO celebrates the Musée d’Orsay's 30th anniversary inside the museum

American Friends of the Musée d’Orsay: Promoting Franco-American Friendship through the Arts

Entering the grand nave of the Musée d'Orsay one immediately notices Lady Liberty, Auguste Bartholdi’s small-scale version of the colossal statue gracing New York Harbor. The conservation of this world-famous icon, which was deteriorating...