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American Friends Musée d’Orsay to Toast its 10th Anniversary

The American Friends Musée d’Orsay (AFMO) is a U.S. non-profit organisation initiated by American citizens who recognised the contribution made by the Musée d’Orsay to American museums and to the American public. In 2008, motivated...
Seaside fun at Dinard

What to See and Do in Brittany in 2021

With lots of natural scenic splendour, this is a great place to get out and about, by boat, by bike or on foot. Related articles: The Littoral Charms of Brittany 12 Essential Visits in Brittany in...
American Library gala at the Automobile Club of France

Save the Date: The 2021 American Library in Paris Gala

On September 23rd, 2021, for the first time in over a year, the American Library in Paris will hold an in-person event, their annual Gala Dinner. This event is the Library’s most important fundraiser...
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12 Essential Visits in Brittany in 2021

Our choice of must-see towns, natural wonders and other places of interest. Related articles: The Littoral Charms of Brittany SAINT-MALO Home of 17th-century privateers, the ‘Intra Muros’ district was fully rebuilt after the Second World War; the...
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Book Review: My Louvre, 21 Prints for a Picture-Perfect Home

This selection of iconic paintings from the Louvre allows you to curate your own private fine art gallery in your home. From the beguiling beauty of Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa to the intimacy of...
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Art in Paris: Paul Signac at the Musée Jacquemart-André

An innovative artist, when Paul Signac lifted his brush he opened the way for his contemporaries and a new generation of artists such as the Fauves, the Futurists and the abstract painters. In a rare...
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Read the Signs: Rue des Lions in Paris

Once the king of the jungle roamed the Marais JUNGLE FEVER The rue des Lions is a short street in the 4th arrondissement of Paris, at the southern tip of the popular Marais district, edging towards...
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Les Franciscaines: The New Cultural Centre in Deauville

Deauville, Normandy, considered by many Paris’s 21st district, is famous for its beaches, horse races, and cinema festival, but now, thanks to newcomer Les Franciscaines, the seaside resort can also offer some art to...
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All the Fun of the Fair at the Musée des Arts Forains in Paris

Travel back to the fairgrounds of the Belle Époque in this Paris museum Amidst the ivy-covered warehouses of Bercy, in Paris’s 12th arrondissement, you will find the most charming of the world’s funfair museums, the...
The Ragpicker after treatment.

Modern Technology and the Art of Conserving Paintings

This is the second in a series of articles about the art of conserving paintings. Read the first here. He’s a ragpicker, a man who made his living rummaging through trash in the streets of...