It almost looked like a scene from Atypical, the popular Netflix series about a teenager on the autism spectrum. The Cité de l’Architecture & du Patrimoine museum celebrated its tenth anniversary last weekend with, Continue reading
The universal language of the arts elicits emotion, reflection, and wonder; but more importantly, Continue reading
Le langage universel des arts provoque l’émotion, la réflexion, l’émerveillement, mais plus important encore, il nous permet Continue reading
…. at the Musée de L’Homme!
In the children’s novel by Carlo Collodi, a wooden puppet is magically transformed into a living boy. The Adventures of Pinocchio, written in 1881, is the most widely read book in the world after the Bible. The 1940 Disney adaptation Continue reading
In a recent article celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Pompidou Center in Paris, its president, Serge Lasvignes, said “Access to culture and art is crucial to opening minds and learning how to deal with what’s different and foreign.” The inverse is also true: Opening minds and learning how to deal with what’s different is crucial to making art and culture accessible. Continue reading
The Musée de la Musique in Paris is 20 years old this year! My children were in primary school when we attended the opening. Nowadays, we only go for performances at the Amphitheatre or Salle des Concerts in the same building. I took my now adult son back to the museum recently to see how it has evolved in terms of accessibility.
All hands on deck! On April 1st, 2017 the Musée National de la Marine in Paris will close for renovations! This is no “poisson d’avril” Continue reading