Wed, 07 Jul | Potts Point

Louvre: Secret stories of a world-class museum

Corinne Estrada, our French art expert, will unfold the Louvre's unknown stories and will take you on an unforgettable journey to Paris.
Louvre: Secret stories of a world-class museum

Time & Location

07 Jul, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Potts Point, 2 Springfield Ave, Potts Point NSW 2011, Australia

About the Event

The Louvre is the largest museum in the world with 7 departments and 380,000 artworks.  Before Covid, 10 millions people used to visit this holy temple of knowledge every year.  In this new art talk, discover how Napoleon transformed this middle age palace into a universal museum.  With Beyonce, observe why its masterpieces are so emblematic and became part of the world heritage of art history.  Learn the Venus de Milo and the Winged Victory of Samothrace’s secret stories during WW2.  Discover the Louvre’s backstage, the advent of the Pei pyramid in 1986 and the museum's transformation towards the 21st century.

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