From 26 March to 21 July 2019, the Musée d'Orsay is putting on a temporary exhibition entitled 'Black models: from Géricault to Matisse'. Dedicated to the representation of black models in the visual arts (painting, sculpture, engravings, photography), this exhibition highlights works from before the abolition of slavery in France, leading up to the post-war era and contemporary pieces. More specifically, it explores the representations of black models in the works of Géricault, Manet, Cézanne, Matisse, etc.
Prices and times
Prices and times
From 9.30am to 6pm. From 9.30am to 9.45 Thursday. Closed on Monday
€14. Reduced price: €11
At the end of 2011, the museum reopened all of its entirely renovated spaces as well as some new rooms: an additional 400 m² for the Pavillon Amont, Post-Impressionist artists at the heart of the museum, the redesign of the Impressionists gallery, a new temporary exhibition space, plus a new 'aquatic' decor for the Café des Hauteurs, designed by Brazilian designers, the Campana Brothers.
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1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur
Subway - Solférino
RER - Musée d'Orsay
Bus - 24, 63, 68, 69, 73, 83, 84, 94
Offer adapted to disabled visitors
- Adapted activities and visits
- Loan of wheelchairs
- Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
- Free admission for the accompanying person
- Priority admission
- Physically disabled: reserved parking spaces near the museum are listed under the Access tab on the Musée d'Orsay website. The museum is entirely accessible. Auditorium designed to welcome up to 3 people in wheelchairs.
-Visual impairment: guide and assistance dogs are allowed around the collections in the museum and exhibitions. Museum does not have tactile walkways (you are not permitted to touch the artwork)
-Audio impairment: all year round, there are visits available in sign language. Auditorium equipped with hearing loop.
All information on:
General information and switchboard: + 33 (0) 1 40 49 48 14
Tested and approved in 2015 by 'Paris by wheelchair (Paris en fauteil roulant)': https://www.facebook.com/parisenfauteilroulant/
More details on accessibility
'Tourisme & Handicap' marked establishment
- 'Tourisme & Handicap' mark
- For hearing disability
- For mental disability