March 25, 2020

What activities does the Louvre offer that can be enjoyed from home? (week 2)

 

What activities does the Louvre offer that can be enjoyed from home? (week 2)

Explore art history, the Louvre collections and the construction of the largest museum in the world with this week’s new resources: a new focus, a 3D video and much more!
Go to:
– www.louvre.fr/en (the number of visitors to the Louvre website has increased from around 40,000 to a record-breaking 400,000 users per day, reached on 19 March)
– social media pages under the hashtags #LouvreChezVous, #CultureChezNous and #MuseumFromHome

A closer look at The Winged Victory of Samothrace

Focus on the masterpiece to understand what makes it unique (in French, English and Japanese)
https://focus.louvre.fr/en/winged-victory-samothracehttps://focus.louvre.fr/en/winged-victory-samothrace

Building the Louvre

“The Louvre: 800 years of history” offers a look at the palace through time, using 3D imagery to reveal its construction step by step. From a medieval fortress to an art museum, the Louvre has undergone eight centuries of architectural transformation, making it an embodiment of French history.
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkPcA8dngB4&t=3s

…and more to come next week!

A wide selection of content is available all year round at www.louvre.fr/en. The website will soon be given a new look; it currently caters for 22 million visitors a year (2019 statistics), 59% of whom are non-French speakers.
The Louvre is also available on social media via Instagram (3.8 million followers), Facebook (2.5 million), Twitter (1.4 million), LinkedIn (60,000), and via Weibo (257,000) and Wechat (47,766) in China.