AFMO October Celebration Event

Oct 20, 2016 - Oct 23, 2016

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

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. Choose one of the following tours:

  • – Pilar and Juan Pablo Molyneux, Home & Collection
    – Maison Mellerio, Jeweler of Queens since Marie de Médicis, Collection and Private Museum
    – L’École Van Cleef & Arpels, Precious Colors, Great Stones and Prized Wines.
    – Lorenz Bäumer: “Le Petit Prince de la Place Vendôme”. Between Art and  Jewelry
    – L’École Ritz Escoffier, Behind the scenes at The Ritz Paris Kitchen and pastry-making class with the Ritz’s Chefs and experts
    – 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 ofThe 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 RopacPraz-DelavalladePierre-Alain ChallierJeanne Bucher Jaeger
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


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