AFL is dedicated to advancing the Louvre’s mission through an active grant-making program. It raises awareness of the Louvre’s collections and museum expertise, and helps make the Museum’s exhibitions and permanent collections more accessible in the U.S. and around the world.


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The Musée du Louvre launches online collection database and new website

Two new digital tools have just gone live to bring the richness of the Louvre collections to the world’s fingertips:, a platform that for the first time ever brings together all of the museum’s artworks in one place; and a new and improved website,, that is more user-friendly, attractive and immersive.


Mona Lisa is alone, but still smiling!

The world’s most visited museum is grappling with its longest closure since World War II, as pandemic restrictions keep its treasures under lock and key. But without crowds, museum officials are seizing a golden opportunity to finesse a grand refurbishment for when visitors return.

Important update

The Louvre is closed until further notice

In line with the measures taken by the French government to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Musée du Louvre and Musée National Eugène Delacroix closed on Thursday, October 29, 2020, until further notice.
All of those who have purchased tickets will automatically receive refunds—no action is required.

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