Located in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, in the middle of the busy rue Saint-Maur, is hidden in an old foundry a jewel of technology put at the service of art.

Indeed, in this warehouse dating from the 19th century, takes place several times a day a real show mixing classical pictorial works and sensory projections. This old popular factory is now at the service of traditional art: it is the « Atelier des Lumières ».

On the walls, on the ceiling and even under your feet, the smallest corner of this imposing space of 2000 square meters and 10 meters high, is illuminated by more than 140 invisible projectors, broadcasting images as beautiful as they are enchanting.

Klimt, Van Gogh or Monet, the legendary artists-painters are honored in this timeless space, allowing the younger generations to discover the work of these geniuses of the era.


Between exhibition and show, the « Atelier des Lumières » has attracted crowds since its opening in 2018. His first exhibitions on Klimt and Van Gogh broke the attendance records, much to the surprise of the founders of the workshop. This state-of-the-art digital experience around the great masters of painting seems to affect all generations.

To make the most of this unique experience, we recommend that you book your seats online as soon as possible, and that you choose the morning slots. Thus, you will have the feeling that the place belongs to you, that this sensory show was done only for you and your loved ones.

To get to the Atelier des Lumières, we advise you to choose public transport, via line 3 of the metro, and get off at the stop «rue Saint-Maur», the workshop is a few meters away.

The Atelier des Lumières is one of these attractions that make Paris one of the world leaders in contemporary art, showcased by the tools of tomorrow.