Paris has so much to show but also to hide! Sometimes it is necessary to surround yourself with experts to discover its hidden pearls. During your tailored-made trip, you can discover workshops turned into unusual museums in Paris, little-known from Parisian crowds enabling you to discover even more about the artists lives.
The Zadkine Museum, located between the Monnaie de Paris and the famous Jardin du Luxembourg, is full of life. It’s the old workshop of the Russian sculptor Ossip Zadkine and his wife Valentine Prax. Reconverted into a museum, this place is dedicated to his memory and seduces visitors with its atmosphere.
The workshop of Antoine Bourdelle, sculptor from Montauban is also accessible to the public. It is close to the Montparnasse Tower. You will be able to stroll around and free your imagination walking through this old workshop dating from the nineteenth century.
Founder of the department store the Samaritaine, Ernest Cognacq perpetuates his works by bequeathing to the city of Paris his collections as his wife Marie-Louise Jay. They are visible to the public at the Hotel Donon in Cognacq-Jay museum in the heart of the Marais. Visiting this place leaves a real impression of walking in the footsteps of the artists.
Purchased by his parents when he was younger, this museum workshop designed by Gustave Moreau himself has 4 floors housing more than 1300 paintings and watercolors as well as 5000 drawings. The museum located in the New Athens in the 9th arrondissement allows us to discover plenty of the artists’ techniques.