Paris a la carte offers guided tours of museums:
The Louvre in Paris is one of the most famous museums in the world and home to an incredibly vast collection of art from various civilizations spanning thousands of years. Masterpieces of the history of the building and highlights like Venus Of Milo, winged Victory, the Mona Lisa, Coronation of Napoleon among others will be visited.
A high temple of Impressionism, the Musee d'Orsay boasts exceptional collections dating from 1848 to 1914: Monet, Renoir, Degas, Cezanne, Van Gogh. Just reopened after 3 years of renovation.
The Orangerie Museum, in the Tuileries Gardens, Seine side, is home to Claude Monet's stunning monumental Waterlilies canvases, together with a collection of 19th and 20th century works of art, guaranteed to whet your appetite for more.
The Marmottan Monet Museum was bought in 1882 by Jules Marmottan. His son Paul settled his private collection of art pieces and First Empire paintings. Upon his death he bequeathed all his collections, his town house -which would become the Marmottan Monet Museum in 1934 - to the French Academy of Fine Art. In 1957, the Marmottan Monet Museum received the private collection of Michel Monet as a donation inherited from her father, Claude Monet. This is the most important collection of Monet's paintings in Paris.
The Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou was the brainchild of President Georges Pompidou who wanted to create an original cultural institution in the heart of Paris completely focused on modern and contemporary creations, where the visual arts would rub shoulders with theatre, music, cinema, literature and the spoken word. Housed in the centre of Paris in a building designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, whose architecture symbolizes the spirit of the 20th century Matisse, Picasso, Giacometti, Pollock, Warhol, Soulages...
As an art advisor, Paris a la Carte offers you a selection of top galleries.