Opening and renovation of cultural sites in Paris in 2018 and further.

Opening and renovation of cultural sites in Paris in 2019

Centre Pompidou - Richard Rogers, Renzo Piano, Photo © Manuel Braun, 2016
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  • Until 22 January 2019: closure of Institut Giacometti to prepare for the upcoming exhibition.
  • Until 30 January 2019: closure of Jean-Jacques Henner national museum to prepare for the upcoming exhibition.
  • Until 1 February 2019 at 6pm: closing of the top floor of the Eiffel Tower for renovation.
  • Until 8 February 2019: closure of Grévin wax museum for renovation and redesign of the visit.
  • Until 23 February 2019: renovation of the private apartments of the Duc d’Aumale at Chantilly castle. Upon reopening, guided tours for groups or 12 people maximum.
  • Until 15 March and from mid-July until October 2019: closure for renovation of Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris.
  • Until summer 2019: closure for renovation of Balzac's house, and opening of a garden cafe.
  • Until November 2019, at the Louvre: renovation works in the Mona Lisa room and nearby rooms (rooms 711, 702, 713 and 714). The Mona Lisa will remain exhibited.
    The following paintings will not be visible: the Wedding at Cana by Véronèse, Man with a glove and Pastoral Concert by Titian, Paradise by Tintoretto, The Coronation of Napoleon and Oath of the Horatii by David, Grande Odalisque by Ingres and The Funeral of Atala by Girodet.
  • Until 2019: renovation of the Invalides. The site remains open.
  • Until 2020: at Musée du Louvre, closing of the rooms 333 and 332 (level 0, Sully wing) for the reconstitution of the Mastaba of Akhethotep.
  • Until 2020: renovation of Musée de Cluny. The museum remains partially open.
  • Until 2021: closure for renovation of the North Pillar of the Eiffel Tower.
  • Until 2029: renovation of Notre-Dame de Paris. The cathedral remains open.
  • From first quarter 2019 for 6 months, a the Louvre: closure of the Apollo Gallery (room 705). The Crown Jewel collection will not be exhibited.
  • April 2019 - late March 2020: closure for renovation of Victor Hugo's house.
  • Spring 2019: opening of CitÉco, Cité de l’économie in the former Gaillard town house, a listed building dating to 1882 in the 17th arrondissement, with museum of economics, a 100-seat auditorium, a cafe and exhibition space for contemporary art. The vault will be accessible.
  • Spring 2019: launching of Fluctuart, a boat dedicated to the arts, moored at Pont des Invalides, with permanent collection, urban art gallery, artists studios, bar and terrace.
  • Spring 2019 - spring 2020: renovation of the Centre Pompidou's escalators and entrance. During the renovation, entrance located Rue du Renard.
  • Summer 2019: closing before extension of the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, as well as creation of a tea room. Reopening date to be annouced.
  • 27 August 2019: opening of the Musée de la Libération de Paris, former Musée du Général Leclerc de Hauteclocque et de la Libération de Paris - Musée Jean Moulin, in the Ledoux pavilion facing the Catacombs. The visit will include a bunker.
  • 2019: opening of La Fab, Agnès b.'s contemporary art foundation located Place Jean-Michel Basquiat in the 13th arrondissement.
  • 2019: opening after complete transformation of L'Adresse - Musée de la Poste.
  • 2019: opening at 14 Parmentier Avenue of Étoile Voltaire, new 5-theatre cinema in a former industrial building. Creation of a rooftop and of a 100-seat restaurant by Thierry Marx.
  • September 2019: reopening of Théâtre du Châtelet.
  • 20 December 2019: opening of a museum dedicated to fashion from the 18th century in the "Salles Gabrielle Chanel" and a shop-bookstore in the Palais Galliera.
  • 20 December 2019: reopening of Carnavalet museum after full renovation, enlargement with event spaces and restaurant area.
  • End of 2019: reopening of Albert-Kahn museum in Boulogne, as well as the gardens : creation by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma of a new 2,300-m² building, of a museum of prints and a 120-seat auditorium, and opening of a Japanese tea room and a restaurant.

Opening and renovation of cultural sites in 2020 and further:

Projet Grand Palais 2023

  • Early 2020: opening after renovation of the Sewer museum.
  • Early 2020: opening to the public of the Hôtel de la Marine, XVIIIth century building on Place de la Concorde, former Garde-meuble of the Crown. Historical visit of the commissioners' apartment and grands salons d'apparat. On the ground floor, opening of a public passage to a boutique,  a cafe, a tea room and a restaurant.
  • Spring 2020: opening of Collection Pinault-Paris, set in the former Bourse de Commerce, designed by Tadao Ando: 3,000 of contemporay art exhibition spaces and an auditorium.
  • March 2020: end of renovation works at Cernuschi museum.
  • Spring 2020: closure for 6 months of the Comédie Française theatre.
  • May 2020: begining of the building of the North tower and spike of the Basilica in Saint-Denis. Construction site due to open to the public during 11 years.
  • 2020: opening of a museum of mathematics in the Latin Quarter.
  • 2020: opening of a Méliès Museum.
  • 2020: opening on the piazza of Institut du Monde Arabe of a cafe, a restaurant and a shop.
  • December 2020-2024: closure of Grand Palais and Palais de la Découverte for renovation et upgrade. Reopening before the Olympic Games and the fencing and taekwondo competitions. During the renovation, a Grand Palais éphémère will be built on Champ de Mars, until after the Olympic Games (2021-2024)
  • September 2021: reopening of Théâtre de la Ville after renovation; during the works, show produced at Espace Pierre Cardin and Théâtre des Abbesses.
  • 2021: reopening after full renovation of the Musée de la Marine.
  • 2022: opening of the museum and Foundation Le Corbusier in Poissy
  • 2022: opening at Porte de Clichy of Cité du Théâtre with 8 auditoriums from 100 to 600 seats, a library and a restaurant. Will be produced plays by Comédie Française, Odéon and Conservatoire.
  • 2022: opening of Maison LVMH Arts - Talents - Patrimoine: building dedicated to exhibitions, presentation of traditional arts and crafts, private events, and panoramic restaurant, set in the Bois de Boulogne, in the former Musée des arts et traditions populaires.
  • 2023: opening of a second auditorium at Opéra Bastille with 800 seats, designed for both music and dance productions.
  • 2023 : Fondation Cartier moves to the Louvre des Antiquaires building with 6,000 exhibition space, cinema, auditorium and workshop studios.
  • 2024: creation of the Cité de la gastronomie in Rungis with culinary workshops, exhibition spaces, conference center, 2 culinary school restaurants and hotel.
  • 2025: reopening after important works (starting date to be announced) of the Conciergerie joined to Sainte-Chapelle (2025)
  • date to be defined: full renovation of the Louise-Catherine boat, designed in 1919 by Le Corbusier and sunk by accident in 2018.
  • date to be defined: reopening of Musée Ernest-Hébert.
  • date to be defined: opening of a permanent museum at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts.
  • date to be defined: renovation of the escalators at Pompidou Center.