A Taste of Science at the Palais de la Découverte

 

Palais de la DécouverteThis week, the Michelin restaurant guide attributed its coveted stars based on rigorous criteria that most food critics call bread and circus. Similarly, when evaluating cultural venues for accessibility, Continue reading

All Aboard… Musée d’Orsay!

Musée d'Orsay

The Musée d’Orsay seen from the Seine river in 2016

In the Harry Potter books, young wizards must go through a brick wall barrier at Kings Cross station in London to catch a train to the fictional Hogwarts. One doesn’t have to be a wizard at the Gare D’Orsay in Paris to be transported Continue reading

Afternoon in the Park

contempoary art installation at Jardin des Plantes in Paris during F.I.A.C.

Rosa Luxemburg by Nicolas Milhé in the Jardin des Plantes during F.I.A.C.

Beaux Arts Magazine recently devoted an entire issue to “Seeing Art Differently”. Alerted to the headline, I snatched it off the shelf only to discover that by differently they meant Continue reading