AFMO Gala Evening at the Musée d’Orsay

Saturday, October 22, 2022
Musée d’Orsay

Please join us on Saturday, October 22, for a fabulous evening at the Musée d’Orsay.

The program includes:
Private visit of special exhibitions Edvard Munch. “A Poem of Life, Love and death” and Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899), reception, and exceptional dinner in the stunning splendor of the Grand Ballroom collaboration with Alain Ducasse Receptions

We look forward to welcoming you.


Our Weekend in Paris is sold out, and we have closed on-line registration but reservation for the Gala Evening remains open.

A Weekend in Paris,
October 20-23, 2022

Thursday, October 20

COCKTAIL RECEPTION
Prestigious Venue

Friday, October 21

MORNING SELECTIONS:

Musée d’Orsay, through the eyes of President Christophe Leribault
Musée d’Orsay, Edvard Munch. “A Poem of Life, Love and Death”, with curator Claire Bernardi, Director of the Musée de l’Orangerie
Musée de l’Orangerie, Sam Szafran (1934-2019) and new art installation by Mickalene Thomas with curator Sophie Eloy, Head of Documentation, Library, Archives, and Research at the Musée de l’Orangerie
Christian Dior, la Galerie, the universe of the founder and its successors from 1947 to the present, private tour
Cartier,
the secret creative world of the high jewelry workshops and their unique craftmanship
Boucheron,
heritage and savoir-faire of the first high jewelry house to set up a boutique on the Place Vendôme
Musée Nissim de Camondo,
historical house museum of 18th-century French decorative arts, curated visit
Caroline Sarkozy Interior Design,
a breakfast conversation in her Parisian hideaway
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, rare on-site presentation of the restoration

LUNCHEON:


École des Beaux-Arts de Paris
, Chapelle des Petits-Augustins, remarkable French and Italian cast of works from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

AFTERNOON SELECTIONS:

Hôtel de Rohan
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the newly restored Chancellerie of Orléans, with decorations by Pajou and Fragonard, opens to the public in 2023, with Juan-Pablo Molyneux
Christian Dior, Archives, 
the secret world of Dior Heritage since 1947
L’École Ritz-Escoffier,
pastry-making class at the Ritz Paris
Louis-Antoine Prat,
home and collection, 17th, 18th, 19th-century French drawings
Prince Amyn Aga-Khan, his Paris residence

EXCLUSIVE EVENING VISIT:

Fondation Cartier, cocktail reception and private tour of the first Paris exhibition of aboriginal artist Sally Gabori

Saturday, October 22

MORNING SELECTIONS:

Château de Fontainebleau
, palace of French kings, recently restored UNESCO world heritage site, prestigious private visit
Belle Époque Montmartre, a walk through history with art historian Christophe Boïcos
Daisy and Marc Maison, home and collection, 19th-century treasures
Féau Boiseries, noble custom French woodworking from the 17th century to the present

Galerie Almine Rech, Contemporary art, Vaugh Spann, a young American abstract-figurative artist represented by Almine Rech-Picasso

Gala Evening at the Musée d’Orsay

Private visit of special exhibitions Edvard Munch. “A Poem of Life, Love and death” and Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899), reception, and exceptional dinner in the stunning splendor of the Grand Ballroom in collaboration with Alain Ducasse Receptions

Sunday, October 23

Le Bristol Paris, exclusive farewell breakfast
Parc Monceau
, guided walk with Amy Kupec-Larue

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AFMO’s Partner Hotels: Le Ritz Paris, Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel, and Cheval Blanc Paris.

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Host Committee

Terri Cohen
Susan Dumke
Sonchu Gavell
Sherry Johnson
Rosalind Landis
Mary Mabry
Diana Mack
Bimla Picot
Virginia Shackelford
Elaine Tonckens

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