05 JUNE 2014 / Reopening of the 18th Century decorative arts galleries at the Louvre

On June 6, the Louvre will reopen its 18th Century decorative arts galleries. This is the first time since 2005 that the public will be able to access and view the specific collection.

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is a proud supporter of the expansive restoration works, which will enhance and improve public access to the museum’s renowned 18th Century collection of royal furniture, decorative bronzes, rugs, tapestries, gold and silver ware, porcelain, jewellery and scientific instruments among others. The Louvre’s collection is one of the richest and most comprehensive public collections of its kind. 

The Louvre is one of the most renowned museums in the world, with a collection comprising 35,000 works of art from antiquity to the early nineteenth century.

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