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

Opening and renovation of cultural sites in Paris in 2020

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.
  • Spring 2020: closure for renovation of the Comédie Française theatre (Salle Richelieu, re opening in January 2021 ).
  • 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.
  • Summer 2020: final closing of the Musée du Cinéma at the Cinémathèque française & opening of the Méliès Museum by January 13, 2021.
  • 2021: opening of a museum of mathematics in the Latin Quarter.
  • Until spring 2021: closing for renovation and extension of the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, as well as creation of a tea room.
  • Until spring 2021: closure of the piazza in front of Centre Pompidou for the renovation of the escalators and entrance. During the renovation, entrance located Rue Beaubourg on the back of the building, and access upstairs by temporary lift.
  • October 1st 2020: opening of a museum dedicated to fashion from the 18th century in the "Salles Gabrielle Chanel" and a shop-bookstore in the Palais Galliera
  • January 2021: opening of Victor Hugo's house after renovation.
  • Early 2021 opening of a brand new spot dedicated to historical photography, located in the Roger Viollet agency rue de Seine in the 6th

Opening and renovation of cultural sites in 2021 and further:

Projet Grand Palais 2023
  • 23 January 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
  • Spring 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)
  • Spring 21: reopening of Carnavalet museum after full renovation, enlargement with event spaces and restaurant area.
  • Till begining of 2022 : renovation of the Cluny museum - partial opening before complete closure in fall 2021
  • Spring 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.
  • 2021: 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.
  • 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
  • 1st half of 2021 : opening of the museum Arts ludiques (dedicated to contemporary arts - cartoon, video games) in the Saint-Lazare station
  • 2022: opening of the museum and Foundation Le Corbusier in Poissy
  • Spring 2022: reopening after full renovation of the Musée de la Marine.
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • 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: reopening of Notre-Dame de Paris.