The Big Affordable Art Fair in Paris

Poster for Le Grand Salon d’Art Abordable 2018. Photo, salon art abordable.com

If you could suddenly transport yourself to Paris in a few weeks, you would be in time to catch a most interesting fair, or Salon, Le Grand Salon d’Art Abordable (roughly translates as the Big Fair of Affordable Art), put together by the gloriously named Peacock Society. 

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Discover the charming Musée de Montmartre

Musee de Montmartre-Jardins Renoir. Photo, i.pinimg

We had been vaguely aware of a museum on la butte (hill) de Montmartre dedicated to the area, but somehow it had eluded us.

Not so long ago we came across an article announcing its re-opening after years of closure.  Always keen to make new discoveries in Paris, and armed with our trusty Michelin street directory, we headed off to finally track it down.

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CHRISTIAN DIOR: DESIGNER OF DREAMS

Dior Couture. Photo, styleblogn

CELEBRATING 70 YEARS OF THE HOUSE OF DIOR

This monumental exhibition spanning 3,000 sq. m. and featuring over 300 haute couture gowns, has just closed at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs.

It was a sensory overload of haute couture that took the visitor on a voyage of discovery starting with the founder of the House of Dior and progressed through the illustrious couturiers who succeed him.

 

 

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Winter in Paris – Exhibitions Galore

Queues outside the Musee Jacquemart-Andre. Photo, museejacquemart-andre

Those who think of Paris as simply a collection of historic monuments, or a city with food and fashion around every corner, are in danger of missing the many fabulous exhibitions that are held at various times of the year.

This is a city filled with major museums and galleries that you must return to time and time again.

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