A true art lover cannot miss this unique opportunity: wrapping artist Christo's temporary artwork 'L'Arc de Triomphe Wrapped' in Paris. In addition to visiting this grand artwork, we will take you to the recently opened collection of top collector François Pinault in the 18th century French monument Bourse de Commerce and lead you around the vibrant gallery scene in Paris. Cocktails and a dinner are included!


PROGRAMME (subject to change)

Friday, October 1
15:00 Gallery Tour
We'll kick off our weekend with a gallery tour of emerging galleries, introducing you to new artists from the Parisian art scene.

17:30 Christo
We will visit the artwork 'L'Arc de Triomphe' by Christo.

19:00 Cocktails & Art Talk
After a short talk about Christo, overlooking the Arc de Triomphe, we'll have a cocktail at the CloudM bar.

Saturday, October 2
11:00 Gallery Tour
This morning we will take you to the so-called 'blue chip' galleries in Paris, representing today's greatest artists.

14:00 Private Collection
François Pinault is one of the most important collectors in the world. The Pinault Collection includes more than ten thousand works from 1960 to the present, including works by Roni Horn, Takashi Murakami andJeff Koons. This year, Pinault opened his third collection space: after two palazzos in Venice, the collection is on display in the Parisian 'Bourse de Commerce', restored and transformed by architect Tado Ando.

16:00 Private Collection
In the afternoon we will visit a private collection of exceptional Parisian collectors. The selected collection will be announced to the participants of the trip.

19:00 Dinner
We will conclude the day together with dinner and a good glass of wine.

Sunday, October 3
10:00 City walk
Discover more art and architecture in Paris during this city walk led by an experienced guide.

12:30 Studio Visit
Last but not least we visit the studio of a Parisian artist, giving you a unique insight into the thinking and making process.


The entire trip costs €400 for members, €550 for non-members. This includes: 1x cocktails, 1x dinner and participation in the whole program incl. entrance, tours and tickets. Not included is hotel, flight/train ticket, transportation within Paris and to and from train station, travel and cancellation insurance and all meals not mentioned in the program.


Please note: Booking this trip is at your own risk. Should the trip be cancelled due to the then current corona measures, you will receive a 50% refund of the registration fee. We will cancel the trip if the events in the program (art fairs, museums, galleries, collections) are cancelled or closed or if at the time of the trip there is a ban on entry or quarantine for the destination in question. If a negative test result is required, you must provide this yourself. If, despite the cancellation of the organized trip, you decide to go to this destination on your own, we will provide you - if possible - with tickets for fairs, museums or collections.

Travel & accommodation

You are responsible for booking your trip and hotel and for any insurance arrangements. We can give you advice on transport and accommodation. The Young Collectors Circle team will be staying at the citizenM hotel on the Champs Élysées. Send us an email for a discount code!

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Pinault Collection at the Bourse de Commerce


Christo's design for 'L'Arc de Triomphe Wrapped'


Gagosian Gallery in Paris

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