AFMO October Celebration Event

The American Friends Musée d’Orsay
invite you to celebrate
30 years of the Musée d’Orsay
and honor our patrons Marlene and Spencer Hays

October 20-23, 2016

Complete Weekend Program


Thursday, October 20

Cocktail Reception at a prestigious venue
Hors d’oeuvres by triple Michelin-starred Chef Éric Frechon, Le Bristol


Friday, October 21

 Musée Rodin and Garden, Hôtel Biron, Private Curated Tour when closed to public.

Musée de l’Orangerie, Private tour in presence of Orangerie Director and Curator of American Painting in the 1930’s

Lunch at the Pagoda Paris , the former home and collection of  C. T. Loo,
the pre-eminent 20th century dealer in ancient Chinese art
In collaboration with
L’académie du Vin de Bordeaux

      Pilar and Juan Pablo  Molyneux, Home & Collection

or            Maison Mellerio, Jeweler of Queens since Marie de Médicis, Collection and Private Museum,

or         L’École Van Cleef & Arpels, Precious Colors, Great Stones and Prized Wines.
Revealing Hidden Harmonies between Wine and Gems

or            Lorenz Bäumer: “Le Petit Prince de la Place Vendôme”. Between Art and  Jewelry 

or         L’École Ritz Escoffier, Behind the scenes at The Ritz Paris Kitchen and pastry-making class
with the Ritz’s Chefs and experts

or         Musée du Louvre, Private tour in the recently restored 18th century Decorative Arts Galleries

Musée d’Orsay, Private tour in presence of Museum President and Curators
of The Spectacular Second Empire, 1852-1870

Reception and Dinner at the Musée d’Orsay
In collaboration with
Triple Michelin-starred Chef Éric Frechon, Le Bristol


Saturday , October 22

Château de L’Ermitage de Pompadour, Home & Collection of Mr. et Mrs. Carlo Perrone

 Contemporary Art in Historical Marais
Thaddaeus Ropac, Praz-Delavallade, Pierre-Alain Challier, Jeanne Bucher Jaeger
welcome you

Private visit and Lunch at Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Pantin


Sunday, October 23

Exclusive breakfast at The Ritz Paris

Park and Château de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne – 18th century landscaped park and 10,000 roses;
private visit to the Château closed to the public

Important reductions at Le Bristol, Le Ritz Paris, Le Mandarin Oriental and La Réserve

please click on the hotel of your choice


Complete Weekend: $6,000/person

RSVP by September 1, 2016
Limited Availability

For information, please contact:
Paris Office: +33140494780 or
New York Office: 212-508-1639 or

Please Join Us !



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