24 Hours of Picasso

by ally redmond
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© Luc Fournol

Would you spend one day & one night at the Musée National Picasso-Paris? Well, now’s your chance!


From Saturday, September 4th at 9:30 a.m. to Sunday, September 5 at 9:30 a.m., the esteemed Musée National Picasso in the trendy Marais neighborhood of Paris– will open its doors for 24 hours of uninterrupted, immersive exhibition.

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For one full day and night, visitors will be granted the opportunity to dive into the world and mind of one of history’s most renowned artistic geniuses – Pablo Picasso.

In an unprecedented way, the event will allow guests to traverse the great 20th-century artist’s life and creations by decade, allowing for a deep exploration into both the most significant and lesser-known moments of his esteemed career. The museum’s regular collection, which features over 5,000 artworks from the late Spanish artist’s collection (including paintings, sculptures, drawings, ceramics, prints, engravings, photographs, notebooks and more) will also be on display.

The 24-hour program – the first of its kind – will offer interactive exhibits both inside and outside the hôtel particulier (not excluding its beautiful gardens), with events ranging from conferences, discussion panels and open air workshops to entertainment in the form of cinematic screenings, poetry readings, theatrical shows, orchestral concerts and DJ sets.

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With appeal for both the old and young, “24 heures Picasso” will also feature family-friendly workshops to introduce children to his art (one workshop offers the chance to create their own drawing based on his techniques). You’ll also find enticing things like animated paintings, sculptures, food trucks and more.

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Musicians, actors and circus performers, as well as notable art historians, curators and philosophers – all invited from from around the world to pay homage – will be present in all different areas of the museum throughout the night, exploring, explaining and expressing the many aspects of Picasso’s works.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to fully immerse yourself inside one of the most creative and inspiring minds known to art history!

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Reserve your tickets here!

Musée National Picasso-Paris

5 Rue de Thorigny 75003

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