The Musée Louvre will re-open its doors to art enthusiasts and general public on July 6, after several weeks of closure due to Covid 19, although with more stringent measures.
The World’s largest art museum and historic monument in Paris, Louvre will re-open on July 6, in a press statement by the President-Director, Jean-Luc Martinez, “The Louvre is happy to announce that it will be reopening its doors after these weeks of quarantine that we have all endured.”
Martinez said, things will not be the same again, and visiting will be tailored to meet certified health recommendations. “Visiting conditions will be adapted to adhere strictly to the recommendations made by health authorities, as we want everyone to feel safe at the Louvre, whether they are coming for work or pleasure”.
Although the museum did provided some resources especially on its masterpieces online, during the lock-down, Martinez noted, “nothing can replace the emotion felt when standing face to face with such treasures—the raison d’être of all museums”.
The statement explained emergency steps taken to to ensure fall programmes did not fail by renegotiation of loan agreements.