Opening and renovation of cultural sites in Paris in 2017 and further.

ning and renovation of cultural sites in Paris in 2017

Fondation Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent - Façade - Paris © OTCP - DR
Musée Carnavalet, Paris © OTCP -  Marc Bertrand

  • Until 2 October 2017 : closure of the Palais de la Découverte for renovation works.
  • Until spring 2018: closure for renovation of the apartment-studio of Le Corbusier in the 16th arrondissement.
  • Until June 2018: closure for renovation 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.
  • 26 September 2017: opening at Place d'Italie of the Théâtre du 13e art, new cultural venue with two auditoriums of 900 and 150 seats, as well as a restaurant.
  • September 30, 2017: reactivation of the mashrabiyas of the facade of the Institut du Monde Arabe for the celebrations of the institution's 30th anniversary.
  • September 30, 2017: opening of 11 Conti at Monnaie de Paris with permanent exhibition of craftshops, temporary exhibitoin spaces and a cafe.
  • October 3, 2017: opening of the Musée Yves Saint Laurent at 5 avenue Marceau in the 16th arrondissement, in the historical headquarters of the couture house.
  • Fall 2017: opening of Lafayette Anticipation, contemporary art foundation designed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas at 9 Rue du Plâtre in the Marais. 2,500 m² of exhibition space in a historic building dated 1891 and a 18-mt glass tower.
  • Until end of 2017: closure for complete transformation of L'Adresse - Musée de la Poste.
  • Late 2017: reopening at the Louvre of the rooms dedicated to Dutch, Flemish and German paintings of 16th and 17th centuries, and French paintings 14th through 17th centuries.
  • Until late 2018: closure for renovation of Théâtre de la Ville; shows are produced at Espace Pierre Cardin and Théâtre des Abbesses.
  • Until 2nd semester 2019: closing for renovation of Théâtre du Châtelet.
  • Until 2020: closure of Carnavalet museum for full renovation, enlargement with event spaces and restaurant area ; the bookstore and Louis XIV courtyards remain open.
  • Until 2021: closing for full renovation of the Musée de la Marine.

Opening and renovation of cultural sites in 2018 and further:

Lights, Grand Palais, Paris © OTCP - Marc Bertrand
Galliera Musée de la Mode, Paris © OTCP - Capucine Requillart

  • April 2018 : opening of "L'Atelier des lumières" at 38 Rue Saint-Maur in  the 11th arrondissement, dedicated to digital imaging exhibitions; the first theme will be dedicated to the artist Klimt.
  • June 11, 2018: reopening of La Scala theater, historic landmark first open in 1874 at 13 Boulevard de Strasbourg, entirely renovated with opening of a restaurant.
  • 2018: opening at Monnaie de Paris of a 500 m² zen garden.
  • 2018: creation of an urban transports museum in Chelles, to the East of Paris, with 150 trams, busses, trolleybusses, omnibusses as well as uniforms, signs, 10,000 films and 300,000 photos.
  • September 2018: opening of new exhibtion rooms at the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature.
  • Late 2018: permanent closure of Maison Rouge.
  • Late 2018: opening of CitÉco, Cité de l’économie in the former Gaillard town house, a listed building dating to 1882 in the 17th arrondissement, with a library devoted to economics, a 120-seat amphitheatre, a restaurant and a 2,500 m² exhibition space for displays on the economy, currencies and finance.
  • late 2018: 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.
  • 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.
  • December 2019: 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, thegrands salons d'apparatas well as the command center of the Navy. On the ground floor, opening of a public passage to boutiques,  a bookshop, a cafe, a tea room and a gourmet restaurant.
  • Late 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.
  • 2020-2023: closure of Grand Palais for renovation and incorporation of the Galeries nationales, opening of a shop, a cafeteria and a bookshop.
  • 2020: opening of a museum of mathematics in the Latin Quarter.
  • 2020: opening of a cafe in Victor Hugo's house
  • 2020: opening of a garden cafe at Balzac's house
  • 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 a second auditorium at Opéra Bastille with 800 seats, designed for both music and dance productions.
  • 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: creation of the Cité de la gastronomie in Rungis with cooking school, exhibition spaces, conference center, culinary events, restaurants and shops.
  • date to be defined: full renovation of the Louise-Catherine boat, designed in 1919 by Le Corbusier.
  • date to be defined: reopening of Musée Ernest-Hébert.
  • date to be defined: renovation of the access of Musée de Cluny and opening onto Boulevard Saint-Michel.
  • date to be defined: move of the Musée du Général Leclerc de Hauteclocque et de la Libération de Paris - Musée Jean Moulin to open at Place Denfert-Rochereau, in the Ledoux pavilion facing the Catacombs. Inauguration announced for August 25, 2019, for the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris.
  • 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.