Musée Picasso Reopens in Paris
The Musée Picasso in Paris has finally reopened after being closed for renovations for five years. It was supposed to reopen in June but it was so mired in scandal and controversy that it was delayed until Pablo Picasso’s birthdate of October 25th. The museum is located in the Marais in the Hôtel Salé, described as the grandest 17th-century hôtel particulier in the city. It has been not only restored but expanded to triple the size of the exhibition space that will house over 5,000 paintings, sculptures, and prints as well as Picasso’s personal archive and art collection. Book your tickets before your next trip to avoid the queue. If you can’t make it to the museum in person, you can watch Picasso’s grandson conduct a personal guided tour on BBC.com.