- This season
Conservation project for the Winged Victory of Samothrace
and the monumental staircase
Conservation treatment for the Winged Victory of Samothrace and the Daru staircase has begun on September 3, 2013. The project is expected to take more than 18 months to complete and will involve a certain reorganization. The Victory will be unavailable for viewing until Summer 2014.
Opening of the galleries devoted to the East Mediterranean in the Roman Empire
Alongside the inauguration of the new galleries for the Department of Islamic Art this September, the Louvre is also opening new permanent exhibition rooms, located around the Cour Visconti, designed to showcase a collection of artworks representing Late Antiquity in the East Mediterranean basin.
The Department of Decorative Arts’ new galleries
From Louis XIV to Louis XVI, the art of French living
The Department of Decorative Arts’ collections offer a broad panorama of interior design, production from major manufactories, crafts, and the art trade, primarily French in character, from the reign of Louis XIV up to the French Revolution.
Louvre - DNP Museum Lab - Egyptian Antiquities
Enjoy an innovative museum experience at the Louvre’s Department of Egyptian Antiquities! State-of-the-art, fun-touse multimedia resources, developed for the ‘Louvre – DNP Museum Lab’ project, are available to help you understand the conventions of Egyptian art and decipher a funerary stela: the Stela of Sakherty.
Louvre - DNP Museum Lab - Masterpieces of Spanish Painting
Discover the collection of Spanish art in the Musée du Louvre thanks to the multimedia displays designed as part of the Louvre – DNP Museum Lab project. This interactive and fun approach gives you the keys to understanding masterpieces by Zurbarán, Murillo and Goya.
Denon wing, 1st floor, rooms 25 and 26
A new tour: "Sculpting the Body"
The museum's Tactile Gallery presents themed displays that give the blind and visually impaired, as well as children and sighted visitors who wish to experience tactile exploration, the opportunity to touch casts of the museum's artworks. A new tactile tour on the sculpted body will open on May 28.
The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.