Paris by the Book

A walk through the city's resplendent historic libraries

Holiday Sparkle at the Musée des Arts Forains

A magical Paris museum that’s normally only open for groups and special events will be opening its doors to the general public during the holiday season this year. The Musée des Arts Forains, a...

The Dyke Collection in Giverny

Just a short walk down the road from Claude Monet’s famous house and gardens in Giverny, the Musée des Impressionnismes is a discreet modern building with its own lovely gardens, a series of flower-filled...

The Louvre Goes Digital

In today's Louvre the real meets the virtual as the museum introduces haute technologie into its hallowed halls.

Singular Signature Scents: A Guide to Perfume in Paris

Scent shopping in Paris is still a singular experience, when nosing out rare, custom-made and niche fragrances.

A Chocolate Museum in Paris

Paris was already a mecca for chocolate lovers, but now it has its own chocolate museum.

Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories

An art-filled exhibit at San Francisco's Contemporary Jewish Museum explores the life and influence of Gertrude Stein.

Scents and Sensibility: The Osmothèque Perfume Museum

The notion arose during the late 1970s, in several minds at once. Why not amass in one place, for safekeeping and delectation, all the perfumes ever created? A wonderful idea, and in time the...

Paris: Life and Luxury

A major exhibit at the Getty Museum recreates a day in the life of a fashionable 18th-century Parisian townhouse.

How Monet’s Garden Grew

Dazzling drifts of color greet the eye in the flower garden that Monet called Le Clos Normand.