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Christophe Leribault appointed President of the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée de l’Orangerie

On the proposal of the Minister of Culture, the President of the Republic  appointed Christophe Leribault as President of the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée de l’Orangerie. He took office on October 5, 2021.

Christophe Leribault is a general heritage curator and holds a doctorate in art history. Since 2012, he has been director of the Petit Palais, after serving as director of the Eugène Delacroix Museum and deputy director of the graphic arts department at the Musée du Louvre.

A graduate of the École du Louvre and the University of Paris IV-Sorbonne, with a doctorate in art history, he published a book on his thesis, Jean-François de Troy, an 18th-century French painter, in 2002.

President Christophe Leribault sends you his message:

“It is with great enthusiasm that I [have joined] the Orsay and Orangerie museums on October 5. You can be sure that I am fully motivated to ensure that this institution continues to shine, offering an ever-growing public a wide range of beautiful artistic discoveries.”