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Museyon in the News

  Museyon Guides is going international! Our guide to the artsy side of Paris, Art + Paris: Impressionists and Post-Impressionists, has been translated into Japanese. And here’s what the press has to say about it:   “This book is an invitation to Paris and Normandy where impressionists lived, painted, made hot debates among artist friends.”   “It is very fascinating ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Giverny

With his eyes glued to the scenery fleeting before him on a French train in the northern countryside of France, Claude Monet caught sight of the village of Giverny, and made up his mind to live there. The train’s windowpane serving as a temporary picture frame, foreshadowing the type of signature paintings Monet would create for years to come; Giverny ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Musée Marmottan, Paris

  The unusual team of two French thieves and a Japanese gangster resulted in a five year heist of the painting, Impression, Sunrise only to be recovered and permanently displayed at this museum, the Musée Marmottan Monet, alongside other stolen notables. However, the great boast of the museum is the largest collection of Claude Monet paintings in the world, and ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

  Celebrate: This is the last weekend for the Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan. This festival began in 1950 when students left six snow sculptures in Odori Park but now, teams from not only Japan but all over the world compete in an International Snow Statue Contest. There is also a Snowman Competition, where everyone can try their hand at ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to…Musica dei Popoli

  Musica dei Popoli means music of the people in Italian and every year, for the past 30 years, this music festival has striven to bring folk music from around the world to Florence, into a culture that can be quite insular.   Hosted by the Florentine Center for Folk Traditions, this festival is one of the most popular on ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to…BFI London Film Festival

The program for the 54th BFI London Film Festival, launched today by Artistic Director Sandra Hebron, showcases an array of highly anticipated films by both established and emerging talent from around the world. Held over 16 days, the festival will screen a total of 197 features and 112 shorts, including 11 World, 23 International and 33 European premieres, many presented ... Read More »

Music Interview: Simon Iddol + Budapest

  Simon Iddol is the first interview subject we’ve had to journey around his city and take photos for us to include in his post on all about Budapest. But that’s Simon, groundbreaking. In April of 2006, Simon started blogging and producing mashups incognito as the mysterious “DJ from Vatican City.” During his three ‘Vatican Years’, Simon Iddol became one ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Liberty & Co.

  What was started by visionary Arthur Lasenby Liberty in 1874 with only a £2,000 loan from his father-in-law has since surfaced to become one of the most iconic British brands, Liberty & Co.   When Liberty opened his first store, he was convinced that he could change the look of homewares and fashion by carrying brightly colored ornaments, fabric ... Read More »

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