Palais des Beaux Arts
Popular art museum
Spend a few hours walking the halls of one of the largest museums in all of France. Palais des Beaux Arts houses quite the eclectic collection, including paintings, prints, drawings, ceramics, sculptures, tapestries, and more. The works span across mediums, time period, and origin. See everything from an artistic pile of books and a painting of Anna Nicole Smith to a re-imagined ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ made with the face of a duck. Take a guided tour to learn about the specifics of each piece, or look into special events for a more interactive experience. The museum hosts a number of engaging workshops and classes, art lessons, lectures, and more. Be sure to stop by the museum library– there are thousands of interesting books to flip through!