Museums Night 2018 at Monnaie de Paris

Museums Night 2018 will be held on Saturday May 19 throughout France. On the occasion, Monnaie de Paris will open for free and provide free or guided tours.

For Museums Night, Monnaie de Paris opens for free on Saturday May 19, 2018, the occasion to discover the first retrospective of artist Subodh Gupta in France or attend an engraving demonstration.

On the menu:

  • Free tour of 11 Conti Museum
    Saturday May 19, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Guided tour of 11 Conti Museum
    Saturday May 19, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Engraving demonstration at 11 Conti
    Saturday May 19, 2018 from7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

At the heart of 11 Conti Museum, in the big Manufacture room, a demonstration of Monnaie de Paris know-how allows you to discover the different steps of creating currencies and medals. Come and see a craftsman working and ask him questions!

  • Free tour of the first retrospective of artist Subodh Gupta in France
    Saturday May 19, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

A groundbreaking program gives pride of place to the greatest international and national artists of the 20th and 21st centuries exhibiting in the prestigious areas of 11 Conti – Monnaie de Paris. Projects are linked to the history and the activity of the institution, the practice or the art themes of the exhibitors being one with Monnaie de Paris artisans’ know-how, highlighted by a constant dialog between tradition and modernity.
From April 13 to August 26, Monnaie de Paris organizes the first retrospective in France on artist Subodh Gupta (born in India in 1964). The Indian artist conceives the exhibition like a suitable place for meeting, a meeting leading to discussions and debates, like the Hindi concept and word “Adda”.
The exhibition “Adda / Rendez-vous” is running in the historical salons and the Palais courtyards and continues in the museum, three works of the artist are taking place alongside the medal created during his creative residence in the engraving studios.

  • Hugo, Euro forerunner?
    Saturday May 19, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

In the varied rooms of 11 Conti – Monnaie de Paris, an actress will read texts from Victor Hugo coming from his speeches, family letters and novels.
These texts are deeply anchored in the highlighted theme for this Museums Night since they revolve around the principle of Europe and exchanges and currency notions that are associated with it by the committed writer. This event is led in partnership with Maison Victor Hugo.

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Last updated on 16 May 2018

Practical information

Opening Time
On 19 May 2018
From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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    Location

    11, quai Conti
    75006 Paris 6

    Prices
    Free

    Official website
    nuitdesmusees.culturecommunication.gouv.fr

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