Every week there are new things to do, read, listen, watch… We want to present you our selection of the novelties of the week, the things that we liked, and that you may like.  

On the program of the week, watch “Trois jours et une vie”, go to the Journées du Patrimoine and discover the bar of the hotel Les Dames du Panthéon!

Focus on : Journées du Patrimoine (21 – 22 September)

This week, Atelier NA has prepared a selection of 5 emblematic sites of the Paris to visit for free during the Journées du Patrimoine (Heritage Days)! Organize your weekend to enjoy this annual cultural event.

Discover the Théâtre National de l’Opéra Comique

“The Opéra Comique is thus founded under the reign of Louis XIV, in 1714 by Catherine Baron and Gautier de Saint-Edme, two members of a fairground troupe repressed by the Comédie-Française and the Royal Academy of Music. It was also in 1714 that the troupe was allowed to have its own theater, but on the condition that spoken dialogues be inserted between the songs sung. Today, the authorized repertoire has expanded, extending from the baroque music to contemporary music. “

Discover without delay this institution having overshadowed the Comédie-Française. Free visits (from 10h to 18h) or guided tours (from 10h15 to 18h, upon registration) are proposed to the visitors, with passage behind the scenes and the costume workshops. Also note that a makeup animation is provided for children.
Théâtre National de l’Opéra Comique : 1 Place Boieldieu, 75002

© Théâtre National de l’Opéra Comique

Meet la Garde Républicaine

The Republican Guard opens the doors of the Caserne des Célestins, on the occasion of Heritage Days. The opportunity to meet the saddlers, hulks and farriers, as well as the last French Army’s weapon horses!
For these two days of meeting with the public, the Republican Guard offers you to visit the Battesti armory, where the horses of weapon are set up, as well as the Museum of the traditions of the Republican Guard, returning on the history of this military body by presenting uniforms, white weapons ranging from 1802 to the present day.
La Garde Républicaine : 18 Boulevard Henri IV, 75004

© Garde Républicaine

Discover the Mobilier National des Gobelins

“The Mobilier national promises an exceptional visit, reflecting the excellence of exceptional know-how and the vitality of artistic creation and contemporary design.For the second year in a row, the institution opens the doors of the building. modern built by Auguste Perret, in the thirteenth arrondissement of Paris and reveals a place usually closed to the public.
The visitor is invited to discover the treasures of the institution in its reserves where is stored one of the richest collections of furniture in the world. Restoration and creation workshops with the Gobelins, Beauvais and Savonnerie factories, at the heart of creation for 400 years, are also open to visitors.”
Mobilier National des Gobelins : 42 Avenue des Gobelins, 75013 

© Mobilier National des Gobelins

Escape for a moment at l’Institut du Monde Arabe

An exceptional weekend in free access to discover free Arab culture in all its forms, in a high place of architectural heritage Paris. Collection and exhibitions of the Museum of the IMA, Biennial photographers of the contemporary Arab world, guided tours, workshops and events … the IMA celebrates the EHD at all its floors!
Institut du Monde Arabe : 1 Rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, 75005

© Institut du Monde Arabe

Enter within the Assemblée Nationale

The National Assembly opens its doors to you for a visit of the Bourbon Palace and the Hôtel de Lassay, but also an exhibition on the Revolution to understand the events that led to the constitution of the National Assembly. The opportunity to enter an exceptional place!

© Assemblée Nationale

Address of the day

Les Dames du Panthéon

Discover the bar of the hotel Les Dames du Pantheon! A cozy place from where you will see the Pantheon behind the large glass roof of the establishment. If you are a fan of tea time and fine wines, this place is for you. Located near the most beautiful monuments of the 5th arrondissement, this bar “pays tribute to the world of “Ladies” or elegance and history intersect in a sweet atmosphere.
Les Dames du Panthéon : 19 Place du Panthéon, 75005

© Les Dames du Panthéon


Trois jours et une vie – Nicolas Boukhrief


1999 – Olloy – The Belgian Ardennes.
A child has just disappeared. The suspicion that in turn touches several villagers quickly brings the community to incandescence. But an unexpected and devastating event will suddenly redistribute the cards of fate…