A new cultural spot opens in Paris – the Atelier des Lumières

Culturespaces, which also runs the the Maillol Museum near our hotels and the Jacquemart-André Museum has just opened a new centre for digital, the first in Paris.

It’s called l’Atelier des Lumières (the workshop of lights), it’s in the centre-north of the city and it’s worth checking out – the space is huge and has HD projected images with clever animations…

Here are all the details.

Housed in a former foundry dating from 1835, l’Atelier des Lumières has two separate spaces – La Halle (1,500 m²) and Le Studio (160 m²) – offering exhibitions made up of giant, animated images projected in HD on 3,300 m² of surfaces. The walls are ten metres high!

And there’s a big difference with your average exhibition – here, they can have several shows on at the same time – all they have to do is change the projection program (and there are 140 projectors in all). Very clever!

The Atelier thus has three exhibitions on for its opening:

Gustav Klimt until 11th November 2018

Hundertwasser, in the Wake of the Vienna Secession, also until 11th November 2018

Poetic_Ai par le collectif Ouchhh (lasts 17 minutes) until 31st August

All the exhibitions are projected in a permanent loop (so you can arrive at any time of day) and are accompanied by music chosen by Luca Longobardi, with classical tracks, Kronos Quartet, Philip Glass

A new immersive art experience that we’re looking forward to trying out!

The Atelier des Lumières (here) is open every day from 10am – 6pm (10pm Fridays and Saturdays)

Admission: 14.5€ / 11.5€

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