Opening and renovation of cultural sites in Paris in 2020 and further.

Opening and renovation of cultural sites in Paris in 2020 & 2021

Centre Pompidou - Richard Rogers, Renzo Piano, Photo © Manuel Braun, 2016
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  • February 2020: opening of La Fab., Agnès b.'s contemporary art foundation located Place Jean-Michel Basquiat in the 13th arrondissement
  • March 2020: end of renovation works at Cernuschi museum.
  • Summer 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.
  • Early 2021 opening of a brand new spot dedicated to historical photography, located in the Roger Viollet agency rue de Seine in the 6th
  • May 2021:  opening of the Méliès Museum after final closing of the Musée du Cinéma at the Cinémathèque française
  • May 2021: reopening after renovation and extension of the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, as well as creation of a tea room.
  • June 2021: reopening after closure of the piazza in front of Centre Pompidou for the renovation of the escalators and entrance.
  • October 2nd 2021: opening of a museum dedicated to fashion from the 18th century in the "Salles Gabrielle Chanel" and a shop-bookstore in the Palais Galliera
  • June 2021: reopening of Victor Hugo's house after renovation.

Opening and renovation of cultural sites in 2021 and further:

Projet Grand Palais 2023
  • June 2021: 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
  • 2021: opening after renovation of the Sewer museum.
  • 2021: 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)
  • June 21: reopening of Carnavalet museum after full renovation, enlargement with event spaces and restaurant area.
  • Till begining of 2022 : renovation of the Cluny museum
  • June 2021: 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.
  • September 2021: reopening of Théâtre de la Ville after renovation; during the works, show produced at Espace Pierre Cardin and Théâtre des Abbesses.
  • End of 2021 / begining of 2022: 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.
  • Date to be defined: opening to the public of the ground floor of the July Column on Bastille square.
  • End of September 2021: opening of the Philharmonie des Enfants, permanent interactive music exhibition for the 4-10 year-old.
  • 2021 : reopening of Albert-Kahn museum in Boulogne, enlarged by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma with 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
  • 2021 : opening of the museum Arts ludiques (dedicated to contemporary arts - cartoon, video games) in the Saint-Lazare station
  • Spring 2022: reopening after full renovation of the Musée de la Marine.
  • 2025: 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.
  • 2022: full renovation of the Louise-Catherine boat, designed in 1919 by Le Corbusier and sunk by accident in 2018.
  • 2023: opening of a second auditorium at Opéra Bastille with 800 seats, designed for both music and dance productions.
  • End of 2024 : Fondation Cartier moves to the Louvre des Antiquaires building with 6,000 exhibition space, cinema, auditorium and workshop studios.
  • 2024 : opening of the Pasteur museum after long renovation works.
  • 2025: opening of the Musée du Grand Siècle near Saint-Cloud park, with a unique collection of 17th century drawings and paintings, precisely during the reign of Louis the 14th.
  • 2025: reopening after important works (starting date to be announced) of the Conciergerie joined to Sainte-Chapelle (2025)
  • 2025 / 2026 : creation of the Cité de la gastronomie in Rungis with culinary workshops, exhibition spaces, conference center, 2 culinary school restaurants and hotel.
  • 2027: opening of the museum and Foundation Le Corbusier in Poissy
  • 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: reopening of Notre-Dame de Paris.