Recent & Past Projects

To date, more than $32 million has been committed to benefit the Louvre’s eight curatorial departments as well as the Education Department, Auditorium and Louvre Endowment. Initiatives supported range from scholarly research to gallery renovations, exhibitions and educational tools, and also include contemporary art installations, restorations and acquisitions. 

Wall Labels Project: Interpretative Materials for Visitors

Wall Labels Project: Interpretative Materials for Visitors

Pastel Conservation Project

Pastel Conservation Project

Grant from the International Council of the Louvre for the exhibition François I and Dutch Art

Grant from the International Council of the Louvre for the exhibition François I and Dutch Art

Genoese Drawings Catalog

Genoese Drawings Catalog

Grant from the International Council of the Louvre for the exhibition Hubert-Robert, 1733-1808

Grant from the International Council of the Louvre for the exhibition Hubert-Robert, 1733-1808

18th Century Decorative Art Galleries

18th Century Decorative Art Galleries

Archive

Educational Tools

English translation of the Louvre’s online collection database (Atlas)

Lafayette American Art database

Art suitcases for use in schools and family activity stations in the museum

Louvre Family Guide in English

Audio devices for guided tours

English editions of the Genoese Drawings catalogue, Decorative Arts Department catalogue and Islamic Art Department catalogue

Gallery Restorations

Restoration of the eighteenth century decorative arts galleries

Restoration of the Etruscan and Roman galleries

Exhibitions

François Ier

Hubert Robert

From Bamiyan to Palmyra

Brief History of the Future

Lod Mosaic

Medieval Morocco

De l’Allemagne

French Bronzes

Girodet

Hogarth

Conservation/Restoration of Works of Art

Mastaba Chapel of Akhethotep

Collection of pastels in the Department of Prints and Drawings

Sculptures in the Tuileries Garden

Mamluk Portal in the Islamic art galleries

Callet Ceiling

Winged Victory

Qabr Hiram Mosaic

Leonardo’s St. Anne

Antiquities displayed in Louvre/Atlanta exhibition

Scholarly Research/Programs

Conference on Nubian Studies

Study Days on Cristallo glass, bronze sculpture, Boulle furniture, Leonardo’s St. Anne

Kress Fellowship in Islamic Art

Support for curators’ travel in the U.S. for research and meetings with museum colleagues

A variety of research projects in the museum’s departments of Ancient Near East and Islamic Art

Public Programs in Louvre Auditorium

Yvonne Rainier

Toni Morrison

Robert Wilson

American Art at the Louvre

Cy Twombly commission: “The Ceiling” in the Greek bronzes gallery

Exhibitions/installations by Mike Kelley, Nan Goldin, Robert Wilson, Jenny Holzer

Acquisitions/Donations of Work of Art

Fund for acquisitions in the departments of Decorative Arts and Paintings

Important collection of British paintings

“La Chute d’Eau”, painting by Jean-Antoine Watteau

“Rebecca and Eliezer at the Well”, painting by Ferdinand Bol

Drawings by Benjamin West, François Le Moyne and Henri Fantin-Latour

Louis XVI gueridon from the Chateau de Chanteloup

“Columbus before the Council of Salamanca”, painting by Emanuel Leutze

Gifts for the “Tous mécènes” campaign supporting the acquisitions of François 1er’s Book of Hours, Saly’s “Cupid”, the Teschen Table, “Three Graces” by Lucas Cranach, 13th century French sculptures depicting the Descent from the Cross

Louvre Endowment

Dr. Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Fund (Persian art programs)

Sue Mengers Fund (conservation of works of art)

Blum-Kovler Foundation/Peter and Judy Kovler Fund (Louvre’s social and outreach programs)

Susan D. Diskin, Ph.D. Endowment Fund (in support of the Petite Galerie and educational initiatives)