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VVAK visits Paris

The Travel committee of the VVAK will organise a trip to Paris from 25-28 October 2018. There are no more places available.

We will visit Musée Guimet for the exhibition on the Japanse Meiji period (1868-1912) and we will see a beautiful new exposition in Musée Cernuschi. The splendid  Musée d’ Ennery is on the programme too and we are invited to visit two galeries focused on Asian Art.

Participants are invited to arrange their own hotel and transport.
Please communicate your participation and mobile telephone number to the Travel committee by sending an email to There is a maximum of 30 participants.

In order to participate in the full programme you need to arrive in Paris on Thursday 25 October around 12:30.

We are looking forward to your registration!

Preliminary schedule

Thursday 25 October 2018

14.30-15.30u (en 16.00-17.00u)
Visit Musée d’Ennery
59, Avenue Foch

Due to security reasons the museums only allows groups of 15 persons maximum. A second visit at 16:00 is possible.

Friday 26 October

Visit to Musée National des Arts Asiatiques – Guimet
6, Place d’Iéna

* Exhibition Meiji – Splendeurs du Japon impérial.

Lunch, possibly the restaurant of the nearby Palais de Tokyo.

Optional: a visit to the recently restored dependance of Musée Guimet: Hôtel d’Heidelbach (19, Avenue d’Iéna),

Visit to Musée Cernuschi.
7, Avenue Vélasquez

* Exhibition Trésors de Kyoto.

Saturday 27 October

Partially free.
In the morning and late afternoon we will visit two galeries. Details about the time will follow.

Cristina Ortega & Michel Dermigny, Arts de la Chine et du Japon
23, Rue de Beaune
Valérie Levesque, Arts et Antiquités Asiatiques
3, Rue des Saints-Pères

Optional: Musée Yves Saint Laurent (11.00-18.00)

Sunday  28 October

Optional: Department of Islamic Art in the Louvre, (9.00u-18.00), or a visit to the Institut du Monde Arabe (10.00-19.00u).

Accomodation in Parijs

The Travel committee is represented by  Rosalien van der Poel and  Christien Smits, who will stay in Hotel Armoni, 7, Villa Berthier, Paris. In the same neighbourhood is Hotel Espace Champerret,

Both hotels are near the underground station Porte de Camperret.

Travel in Parijs

We recommend the underground. One ticket is needed for all lines. You can buy single tickets or a packet of ten, a carnet de dix. Tickets are valid in the underground, bus and RER within the Paris area.

Another option is the Carte Paris Visite, a pass that is valid for 1, 2, 3 or 5 days in the zones 1 – 3, or 1 – 5. A 3-day pass for 1-3 zones amounts to € 23,40.

Exposition Meiji – Splendeurs du Japon impérial, Musée Guimet