April 22, 2020

Louvre at home (week 6)


Louvre at home (week 6)

A few figures:

Over the period from March 12 to April 21, 2020 (40 days), www.louvre.fr had 8.4 million visits with 7 million unique visitors.

More than 6000 downloads of the Mona Lisa VR app (https://www.louvre.fr/la-joconde-en-vr).

Since the lockdown and  promotion of numerous online contents via #MuseumFromHome, the Musée du Louvre has gained +224,000 new followers on social networks. It has a total of 8.7 million followers. The Musée du Louvre is on Instagram (3.9 M followers / + 176,000 recently), Facebook (2.5 M fans / + 26,000 recently), Twitter (1.4 M followers), LinkedIn (62,000 subscribers) and in China on Weibo (261,000) and Wechat (48,000).

The most watched video on these networks is that dedicated to the Salle des Cariatides: nearly 1.4 M views in total and a high rate of interactions: https://www.facebook.com/23680604925/videos/2265831767046901/



This week:

The Musée du Louvre teams have taken up the challenge of reproducing artworks from the Louvre :#tussenkustenquarantaine and #GettyMuseumChallenge

Available on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn (posted Friday April 17) and on Instagram:


Go to the Louvre Abu Dhabi and follow the virtual tour of the “Furusiyya” exhibition “The art of chivalry between East and West “, organised by Louvre Abu Dhabi, Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, musée du Louvre and Agence-France Muséums. 

The art of the elite riders, the furûsiyya in the East, the chivalrous culture in the West, born in parallel around the 8th-9th centuries and drawing from partly common sources, weaved throughout the Middle Ages multiple links, still largely unknown. Admire weapons and armor, works and manuscripts of medieval knightly culture in the European and Islamic worlds in an immersive presentation.