"Icons of Modern Art. The Shchukin Collection" exhibition © Fred Lahache
The Shchukin Collection exhibition has proved an unprecedented success with the public, drawing over a million visitors. The Fondation Louis Vuitton has announced a special program to celebrate the final week.
Extended visiting hours
The Fondation Louis Vuitton will be open from 7 am to 11 pm from Monday, February 27 to Sunday March 5 and until 1 am in the morning on Saturday, March 4.
It will also welcome visitors to Shchukin Mornings every day between 7 am and 9 am with free breakfast for early morning art lovers.
Wednesday, March 1 is Family Day at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, giving young children and their parents a special opportunity to enjoy the exhibition. There will be storytelling and mini-visits, games to find masterpieces and other activities for a fun experience for kids steeped in culture. What’s more, a special “Mini Tribe” entrance fee – including priority entry – is available for groups of up to six people including at least one child under 18 eager to see the exhibition under optimal conditions.
The Icons of Modern Art. The Shchukin Collection exhibition has been accompanied by a series of concerts and performances over the past four months. In addition to piano recitals, the Vladimir Spivakov Orchestra took up residency, and the iconic Ballets Russes were reinterpreted by modern-day dance masters such as Lil Buck, Marie-Agnès Gillot, Friedemann Vogel and François Chaignaud.
Piano virtuoso Anna Fedorova concludes the cycle with a Chopin recital on Friday, March 3 at 8:30 pm.
The Fondation Louis Vuitton invites visitors to a festive final weekend to cap the exhibition. From 2 pm to 9 pm on Saturday, March 4 the music label Pain Surprises has been given carte blanche, followed by an electronic music concert featuring surprise guests at 10 pm. The exhibition remains open throughout the concert, closing at 1 am.
On Sunday, March 5, Balades Sonores will organize a DJ set by Helmut Kool and Breakfasting, melding contemporary and traditional music with Russian and Siberian accents.