Tag Archives: Musée Jacquemart-André

Jalonner

A visit to the musée Jacquemart-André is always on my must-do list when I visit Paris. This year, my visit must be prior to July 10 to catch De Zurbarán à Rothko, an exhibit culled from the personal and corporate collection … Continue reading

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Five on Friday 7

  This morning, the news from Nice was profoundly sad. Here, in Paris, the sun is shining brightly and it’s a simply beautiful day. It’s hard to imagine that France has once again been the victim of senseless violence. I … Continue reading

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En plein-air

As I mentioned in a recent post, I’m off to Paris again for a good chunk of the summer. When I have time off from my job as the Director of a study abroad program, I want to have plans … Continue reading

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Connaisseur

A must-do on any trip we take to Paris is a trip to the musée Jacquemart-André. The lunches in the gorgeous ballroom enhance the enjoyment of any exhibition. This year, there’s a good one on until July 20, De Giotto … Continue reading

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Les Fêtes galantes

Do I love the museum better than the lunch? Hmm. That’s a tough one. Either way, the musée Jacquemart-André will be on my must-see list for its exhibit De Watteau à Fragonard, les fêtes galantes (duh vahtoe ah frag-on-ar lay fet … Continue reading

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Le bilan

So, our delightful, impetuous trip to Paris is over. Here’s le bilan (luh beelahn), or assessment, of what we did. Day 1 We arrived in Paris mid-afternoon and checked into our super-budget lodgings. The MIJE is a hostel that caters … Continue reading

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Désirs et volupté

A must-do for our upcoming trip to Paris is lunch in the glamorous tea-room at the musée Jacquemart-André. While there, we’ll take in their current exhibit “Désirs et volupté – À l’époque Victorienne,” which is on until January 20, 2014. … Continue reading

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Un Boudin

The musée Jacquemart-André always has interesting temporary exhibits. From March 22 to July 22, 2013, the exhibit will feature Normandy artist Eugène Boudin. This is the first exhibit of the work of “the king of skies” in Paris since 1899. … Continue reading

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Bimbeloterie

Various times, I’ve written about wonderful exhibits and the terrific tearoom at the musée Jacquemart-André in the 8th Arrondissement. I just realized that I’ve never written about the history of this wonderful museum. Well, this is a perfect time to … Continue reading

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L’Au-delà

It may just a coincidence, but there are two exhibits about ancient Egypt taking place right now in Paris. Once upon a time, my family made an annual pilgrimage to the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto and I was always fascinated … Continue reading

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