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Brocante — Village St. Paul (Le Marais)

This coming April 14 and 15, a chic brocante will be in the Village St. Paul area of Le Marais, in the 4th Arrondissement of Paris.  In the Jewish Quartier of Paris, Village St. Paul is a well known hunting ground for fine antiques, arts and food.   One of my favorite antique shops in all of Paris –  Cassiopée– which specializes […]
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Hotel de Ville Exhibitions — Robert Doisneau and Jean-Jacques Sempé

The Hotel de Ville de Paris, the majestic city hall of Paris, is hosting a free photographic exhibition of Robert Doisneau through April 28.  Doisneau, perhaps France’s most celebrated photographer, is best known for capturing street life of the streets of Paris through his Leica camera.  The exhibition at Hotel de Ville showcases photos of […]
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Cézanne In Paris

Through February 26, Musée du Luxembourg hosts a special exhibition of Cézanne paintings he did while visiting Paris.  Known best for his pastoral paintings of Provence, Cézanne also made over twenty trips to Paris, where he learned a style of painting that he would continue to develop in Provence, ultimately attracting interest and praise from critics, art dealers […]
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Musée Gustave Moreau

The Musée Gustave Moreau is exceptionally well-hidden down a small side-street in the 9th arrondissement, yet it is well worth the detour to discover what lies within this seemingly small building. Stepping inside the small door you are greeted by a welcome sight, and one that is difficult to come across in Paris – a […]
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Palais Garnier – Visite Libre

Until 31st December, it is possible to explore inside one of Paris’ great buildings. Constructed in the 19th century, the Palais Garnier is the home of the Opéra de Paris. Upon paying 9€, you are granted free access to the foyers, the concert rooms, the museum and the temporary exhibition. This is a great opportunity […]
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La Nuit des Musées (May 15th)

This Saturday – Pay a Nocturnal Visit to Paris’s Museums…For Free! Entering the Louvre at night without paying would normally result in a visit to the Commissariat de Police, but this Saturday the inhabitants of Paris will be encouraged to do just that. The 6th annual European Night of Museums (La nuit européenne des musées) […]
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