The museum is closed
In line with measures taken by the French government to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Musée du Louvre and Musée National Eugène Delacroix will remain closed up until and including May 18.
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The Advent of the Artist
For its 5th edition, the Petite Galerie takes a closer look at the transition from the typically anonymous craftsman of the classical period to the artist of the Renaissance, featuring works by Delacroix, Rembrandt, Tintoret and more.
This third Petite Galerie exhibition focused on the connection between art and political power, from antiquity to the present day.
The Body in Movement
In its second season, the Petite Galerie explored one of the performing arts: dance. How did artists use different materials and techniques to represent movement?
Founding Myths: From Hercules to Darth Vader
The very first Petite Galerie exhibition looked into how illustrators, sculptors, painters, puppeteers, filmmakers, and musicians around the world have drawn inspiration from myths, given them form, and brought them to life.