With the coronavirus epidemic, the doors of museums suddently closed. But as Paris is starting to get back on its feet again, cultural places are gradually reopening and each week brings its share of reopenings. Starting from June 22, 2020, the Musée Delacroix exits containment and to celebrate its return, it has a culture good deal: it is free of charge all summer long!
Nestled in Paris 6th arrondissement, the Musée Eugène Delacroix is a place worth the trip. In turns, garden, studio, museum, it takes us to the heart of the famous French painter's universe. And for good reason, this museum is set within Eugène Delacroix's former appartments and studio. First, this beautiful cultural place housed the determination of several famous painters from the Roaring Twenties including Paul Signac, Edouard Vuillard, Ker-Xavier Roussel and even Maurice Denis. They wishes to see a place in tribute to Eugène Delacroix to be created as they admired his work. And this is how this unique museum was born.
By the way, it is difficult not to fall in love with its charm even if only because of its bucolic setting the gardens provide us. Through a collection gathering about a thousand works, the museum takes us to the heart of the artist's universe, discovering his paintings, drawings, sketchings, manuscripts, as well as items that used to be his, and creations by artists who inspired him.
Dates and Opening Time
Starts 22 June 2020
Musée national Eugène Delacroix
6 Rue de Furstenberg
75006 Paris 6
- Métro : Saint-Germain-des-Prés / Mabillon