COVID-19 : discover our collections from your home !

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, France is currently under lockdown, and the 14 museums of the City of Paris - including the Palais Galliera - have been closed since March 14, until further notice. There are, however, many solutions to deal with the quarantine. Here we give you a few ideas to cultivate yourself, by discovering our collections from your living room. Follow us !



If your children are studying at home…

●  On its collections web site, Paris Musées makes available more than 300,000 digital reproductions of works from the museums of the City of Paris. It's free, the images are in high definition and digital browsing is a must... It's a great way to keep busy while your children study or even complete their homework from a distance! 

If your teenager is preparing for the Literary Baccalaureate, let him/her know about the Maison de Victor Hugo or the Maison de Balzac. And if he or she is passionate about fashion and its history, this is the opportunity to introduce him or her to our collections! 

>> parismuseescollections.paris.fr

●  On our website, some of our holdings - periodicals, patterns, cutting manuals, department store catalogues - are available. - have been digitized for easy consultation from your home!  

>> palaisgalliera.paris.fr/fr/professionnels-et-chercheurs/etudiants-chercheurs-et-enseignants/la-documentation


If you miss the guided tours…

If you think that nothing can replace the experience of a museum with the warmth and knowledge of an experienced guide, let yourself be tempted by the "thematic virtual displays" that accompany the digitized collections on the Paris Musées collections web site.

For fashion fans, we recommend that you follow the "Paris 1900" and "Women's Fashion and Sport, 1880-1939" trails without leaving your sofa: you will discover striking works, with varied explanations and high-definition illustrations.

>> parismuseescollections.paris.fr/fr/parcours-thematiques

 

If you like documentaries…

Paris Musées is also present on Youtube and Dailymotion, where more than 450 videos are available for free. You will be able to see or review commented visits of our exhibitions, teasers and interviews of curators... 

If you're addicted to your smartphone...

●  We recommend the Second Canvas application, which offers you a hundred works of art from Paris museums in very high definition... including some beautiful and unusual pieces from our collections!
>> https://bit.ly/2R3bjcn

● Social networks are a great way to keep in touch with your favourite cultural institutions. Thus, during these forties which obliges us all to keep a social distance, we are continuing to keep our museum and our collections alive. We invite you to follow our publications on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, without forgetting to share with us your experiences. Here are some of the hashtags we have collected: 

#CultureAlaMaison 
#Culturecheznous 
#SpreadArtNotCorona
 

>> Facebook.com/PalaisGalliera
>> Twitter.com/PalaisGalliera
>> Instagram.com/palais_galliera


All the online resources of Paris Musées 

●  The collections web site with more than 300,000 digitized works (150,000 of which are royalty-free) and 12 thematic virtual displays :
>> http://parismuseescollections.paris.fr/fr/

●  The Museosphere platform designed for children :
>> http://museosphere.paris.fr/

●  4 applications for your smartphone or tablet : 
→ Second Canvas
About a hundred works from the museums of the City of Paris in very high definition !
>> https://bit.ly/2R3bjcn

→ Carnavalet, l’histoire de Paris pas à pas
The Carnavalet Museum tells you all the history of Paris step by step on your cell phone.
>> http://bit.ly/3b4fZ96

→ Guide to the collections of the Moderne Art Museum of Paris : 
The Musée d'Art Moderne de Paris invites you to discover the new displays of its collections
>> http://bit.ly/3b4D0su

Visit guide of the Liberation Museum of Paris : 
The museum of the Liberation of Paris Museum- General Leclerc and Jean Moulin Museum offers you its help for the virtual visit.
>> http://bit.ly/2WmWB3g

●  Youtube and Dailymotion :
450 online videos including exhibition visits, interviews with curators, focus, reports… 
>> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6tjnYtebuODogr6C-ac-6g/
>> https://www.dailymotion.com/paris_musees

●  2 new visit supports in vital reality : 
→ The Sketchfab plateform :
You can admire and manipulate, from every angle, 26 masterpieces from the museums of the City of Paris, digitized in 3D. And if you have a 3D printer at your disposal (lucky you !), you will even be able to print them!
>> https://sketchfab.com/parismusees

Antoine Bourdelle's workshop, as if you were there : 
Lovers of virtual reality can visit the Bourdelle Museum in an immersive experience! With an RV helmet at home, you can get up close, manipulate statues, objects and learn all about the life and work of Bourdelle with sound stories, photos, videos, 3D characters.
>> https://www.artofcorner.fr/2018/07/08/8893/

 

Have a fun discovery, and above all... stay home and take care of yourself!