Fridays (with one exception, see below), 7, 14 and 21 October, and 4, 10 and 18 November (6 sessions)
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Cost: €225 (Pro-rata option €45 per session)
In a continuation of our popular series, we explore the contemporary art scene in Paris through weekly afternoon excursions. Each outing teaches us more about contemporary art appreciation and collecting, as we discover a gallery neighborhood, artists to collect, an international art fair or an auction.
7 Oct Gallery walk in the biggest art district, the Marais.
14 Oct Gallery walk, discovering young galleries in dynamic Belleville.
21 Oct A private tour of the major event for contemporary art, FIAC art fair, at Grand Palais (entrance extra, TBD)*.
4 Nov Art and design in eternal Saint-Germain-des-Prés.
10 Nov A private tour of the international photo fair, Paris
Photo, at Grand Palais (entrance extra, TBD). NB: For once, it’s on a Thursday!*.
18 Nov An afternoon at the unique Drouot house, temple for auction sales.
* Please note that there is an additional cost for entrance into these exhibitions.
Instructor: Caroline Etter is an Art Consultant, historian of art, and a friend to collectors and artists, who has been immersed in the Paris art scene for 15 years. After graduating from the Sorbonne with a degree in 20th-century decorative arts, she has worked at the Villa Medicis in Rome and at Bibliotheque nationale de France in Paris. She is also a curator, journalist and gallery manager working with private and corporate clients.