Whether you are a fervent defender of our heritage or simply curious about history and architecture, don't miss the Night of the Castles! This event, held at the end of October, is an opportunity to discover exceptional heritage sites during night visits.
In the collective imagination, Josephine Baker is above all a music hall star, a showgirl known for her song J'ai deux amours. But behind the glitter was a woman committed to the Resistance and the Black cause in the United States. Here are 5 things to know about this artist with an extraordinary destiny.
If you're looking for an idea for a free outing in the capital, you should know that the Petit Palais is currently hosting a temporary exhibition with free access. Entitled Le Théorème de Narcisse, this exhibition by Jean-Michel Othoniel invites you to take a dreamlike stroll through the museum and its gardens. A real feast for the eyes!
Do you know Jean-Claude Mourlevat? This children's author is the first French writer to have won the Alma Prize, the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for children's literature. We invite you to find out more about this discreet author who is now known worldwide.
Le Génie des Jardins is a contemporary art biennial organized by the association Le Génie de la Bastille. This event invites the public to discover the works of contemporary artists in the gardens of the 11th arrondissement of Paris.
Do the North and South Poles seem like distant territories far removed from your concerns? To raise awareness and celebrate these fragile ecosystems, a number of events are being held until October 10, 2021 in France and overseas. The first cultural and educational season to be devoted to the worlds of Antarctica and the Arctic, 2021, Polar Summer will transport you to the North and South Poles without leaving your city!
Marc Chagall said: 'Stained glass is exhilarating [...] it must live through the perceived light'. The Centre Pompidou Metz is currently devoting an exhibition to the importance of stained glass in Chagall's work. Don't miss this great opportunity to discover this facet of his work through some exceptional creations.
This is one of the most eagerly awaited events of the 2021 autumn season: the exhibition Merveilles d'Or et d'Argent (Wonders of Gold and Silver) will be held in the sumptuous setting of the Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel. It will present rare and precious pieces of silverware. An event that promises to be dazzling!
It is one of the cultural highlights of spring 2021: on June 12, the Hôtel de la Marine, located on Place de la Concorde in Paris, reopened its doors to the public, who had not had access to it for more than two centuries. In this magnificently renovated palace, the curious and the history buffs have the choice between two visit routes. We invite you to rediscover this architectural jewel in 5 questions.
A major work of world literature, the Odyssey is a vast epic poem composed by the Greek poet Homer around the middle of the 8th century BC. This epic, which recounts the return of Ulysses to Ithaca, is, along with the Iliad, one of the founding poems of European civilization.