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 23 July 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 remains exhibited, moved to the Medici Gallery from 17 July until October 2019.
    The following paintings are not 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 December 2019 at the Louvre: closure of the Apollo Gallery (room 705). The Crown Jewel collection is not exhibited.
  • Until late March 2020: closure for renovation of Victor Hugo's house.
  • 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 October 2020: closing for renovation and extension of the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, as well as creation of a tea room.
  • Until 2021: closure for renovation of the North Pillar of the Eiffel Tower.
  • From mid-July until October 2019: closure for renovation of Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris.
  • 27 August 2019: opening of the Musée de la Libération de Paris – musée du général Leclerc – 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 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.
  • Early September - 16 October 2019: closing for renovation of the Musée de l'Orangerie. Monet's Water Lilies remain visible.
  • September 2019: reopening of Théâtre du Châtelet.
  • 20 September 2019: reopening of the gardens of Albert-Kahn museum in Boulogne, before the reopening of the museum, 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 (2020)
  • 20 November - fall 2020: renovation of the Centre Pompidou's escalators and entrance. During the renovation, entrance located Rue Beaubourg on the back of the building.
  • November 2019: opening after complete transformation of the Musée de la Poste.
  • 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.

Opening and renovation of cultural sites in 2020 and further:

Projet Grand Palais 2023

  • February 2020: reopening of Carnavalet museum after full renovation, enlargement with event spaces and restaurant area.
  • Early 2020: opening after renovation of the Sewer museum.
  • 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.
  • June 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.
  • 2020: opening of a museum of mathematics in the Latin Quarter.
  • October 2020: opening of the Méliès Museum at the Cinémathèque française.
  • 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.
  • 2021: opening of the Philharmonie des Enfants, permanent interactive music exhibition for the 4-10 year-old.
  • 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.
  • Late 2024: 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: renovation of the escalators at Pompidou Center.
  • date to be defined: opening to the public of the ground floor of the July Column on Bastille square.
  • date to be defined: opening of a cultural venue in Romainville, near the Ourcq Canal, with 5 art galleries, a theatre and a foundation.
  • date to be defined: reopening of Notre-Dame de Paris.