Le Musée d’Orsay

When I began this blog, my mission was to introduce readers not so much to world-renowned museums like the Musée d’Orsay, but to those small, little-known museums that make Paris so unique, the ones which don’t necessary appear on the front page of magazines or guide books. I was interested in the forgotten, the bizarre, … More Le Musée d’Orsay

Le Musée des Beaux-Arts de Chartres

If you’re a muséophile like I am, you’ve surely encountered the challenge of crowds. The world’s finest museums, from the Tate to the Met to the d’Orsay and beyond, will always attract huge numbers. Some, like the Louvre with its subterranean glass pyramid entrance hall, are well-equipped to deal with crowds. Others, like the Pompidou, are … More Le Musée des Beaux-Arts de Chartres

Le Musée Picasso

I’ve been meaning to write about the Picasso museum for years now, but I couldn’t find the right way to do it. As the museum underwent a prolonged refurbishment, I spent many moments pondering the iconic artist, his connection to the city of Paris and what such a museum could mean to Parisians, visitors and … More Le Musée Picasso

Le Musée Maillol

When you’ve lived in Paris for a little while, when the city starts to feels less like a holiday destination and more like a second home, you develop connections with small and unexpected things. It might be a particular metro station with an understated deco style that makes you feel as though you’re being transported … More Le Musée Maillol