Past Events

Artist Walkthrough at Galerie Lelong

The Young Patron’s Council and select guests attended a private viewing and tour with artist Chris Watts of his exhibition, Integration, at Galerie lelong. Drawing upon four of the artist’s ongoing series, the exhibition highlighted Watts’s practice of creating spaces

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After-Hours Reception at White Cube New York

American Friends of the Louvre and White Cube New York were pleased to invite members to a reception celebrating the gallery’s UES flagship and its inaugural exhibition: Chopped & Screwed. Curated and presented by Courtney Willis Blair, US Senior Director

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Fall Trip to Florence

This fall, the International Council of the Louvre visited Florence, the most populated city of Tuscany and the capital of the region located in the heart of Italy. Nestled along the banks of the Arno River and surrounded by rolling

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June Trip to Paris and Lyon

In June, members of the International Council and Chairman’s Circle went to Paris and Lyon for their annual summer trip. After special activities in Paris, members experienced the culinary and cultural heritage of Lyon, known as the capital of French

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Spring Trip to Washington, D.C.

In April, members of the International Council and Chairman’s Circle were invited to travel to Washington, D.C. to explore the cultural jewels of the city, including some of the more recently opened venues. The nation’s capital boasts more than 75

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The Lost Art of Ancient Glyptics

For millennia, the beauty and variety of colored stones have inspired men to carve images on them; thus, the art of the glyptic was born more than five thousand years ago. Worn on the finger, the neck, a brooch or

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Fall Trip to Portugal

This fall, in recognition of the France-Portugal Season scheduled from February – October 2022, the International Council of the Louvre visited Lisbon and Porto. International Council members discovered the rich cultural history of Portugal firsthand and learned about the latest

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Young Patrons Spring Gala 2022

American Friends of the Louvre & The Young Patrons Circle Advisory Council cordially invite young and dynamic art lovers to gather in a historic location for the annual benefit of the Young Patrons Circle of American Friends of the Louvre.

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Yves Saint Laurent Aux Musées

American Friends of the Louvre is pleased to invite you to a Zoom webinar to explore the exhibition Yves Saint Laurent Aux Musées, presented by lecturer and art, fashion and design specialist, Cyrielle André. This sweeping exhibition celebrates the 60th anniversary of the

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Summer Trip to France

In June, members of the International Council and Chairman’s Circle are invited to travel to France for a trip celebrating the Treasures of Paris. We will explore the eternal jewels of the city as well as the new cultural and

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Glyptic, or the Art of Gem Cutting

American Friends of the Louvre is pleased to invite you to a Zoom webinar presented by Philippe Malgouyres, chief curator of Decorative Arts at the Louvre.  Mr. Malgouyres will present the thousand-year-old technique of gem cutting with a focus on

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