The Night of Museums Night 2018 is the perfect opportunity to discover many monuments and museums in the French capital. Located in the heart of the Cité de Chaillot, the Cité de l’Architecture would not avoid the yearly event.
All evening long, the Galerie des moulages (the hall of casts), the Galerie d’architecture moderne et contemporaine (the hall of modern and contemporary architecture) and the Galerie des peintures murales et des vitraux (the hall of wall paintings and stained-glass windows) will tell you their secrets throughout guided tours. You can then discover collections of models, walled cities maps, pieces of forgotten buildings, stained-glass windows and the building itself, a vestige of the Musée de la Sculpture comparée (comparative sculpture museum) open in 1882.
On the menu:
Students from the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs
Saturday May 19, 2018, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
About fifteen students in the 5th year of studies at Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs will present their projects about an imaginary staging of the in situ exhibition Alvar Aalto.
"La Classe l'Oeuvre"!
Saturday May 19, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Four classes from the boards of education in Paris, Versailles and Créteil and their teachers have been involved to make visitors discover the varied galleries in an interactive and original way.
What a program! If you want to discover other places in Île-de-France, do not hesitate to check our other articles about Museums Night in Île-de-France:
On 19 May 2018
From 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine
1 Place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre
75116 Paris 16