2016 exhibitions at the Musées de la ville de Paris

If there’s one task this blog seeks to achieve, it’s to show readers how diverse, exciting and varied the museums of Paris truly are. I will always love the Louvre and the d’Orsay – after all, their collections are unrivalled anywhere else – but there is such a pleasure in discovering a tiny little museum, … More 2016 exhibitions at the Musées de la ville de Paris

Art Lovers’ Paris, free this week

When I’m not pottering around on Les Musées de Paris, I’m writing about Paris in many other places. One of my favourite projects is writing e-books for the wonderful Unanchor Travel, which publishes travel e-books filled with beautiful photos, detailed maps and expertly-curated itineraries for destinations all over the world. Unanchor books are available direct from … More Art Lovers’ Paris, free this week

LMDP across social media

Les Musées de Paris has been floating around on Twitter for years, but it finally has its own home on Facebook and Instagram! Follow LMDP to see picturesque snapshots of Paris, share your museophilic feelings and read la muséophile‘s ramblings on the wonders of Paris’ lesser-known museums. XX la muséophile

Musée d’art et d’histoire du Judaïsme

I’ve never been religious, unless you count my childhood ritual of listing my toys’ names before falling asleep as a strange, abstract dedication I called “prayer”. I was baptised Catholic, but only as a formality, and my views have evolved from uncertain to agnostic to atheist over the years. But the way many peaceful people … More Musée d’art et d’histoire du Judaïsme

Musée Cernuschi

Ask any Paris-dweller, and they’ll most likely tell you they have a favourite arrondissement in the French capital. It may be the sixth or seventh, for their artistic history, abundance of galleries and cafes, or parks and open spaces. It may the 10th or 11th, for their collection of quirky bars and restaurants or their … More Musée Cernuschi

Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris

What’s your idea of a perfect day ? It seems like such a casual question, yet people set so much stock in someone’s description of their perfect day. We seem to see it less as an opportunity to daydream and more of a chance to prove something about ourselves; to show how cultured/motivated/admirable/unique/selfless/just generally ”together” we … More Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris

Musée du Luxembourg

Which is the finest garden in all of Paris? It’s not an easy question to answer. Some are partial to the regal Tuileries, stretching out from the Louvre, winged by the Orangerie and the Musée du Jeu de Paume, and edged by the epic Place de la Concorde. Others prefer the haven of Parc Monceau, … More Musée du Luxembourg