PAN Paris

Musée Jacquemart André

This museum if one of the … most exciting in Paris!

Independence Day cook out

We’ll be returning to Geneviève Lobier’s lovely home this year for our barbecue, which will mark the first one in recent memory that Sam Taub will not head the cooking team. His “Top Chef” apron is waiting for a volunteer to take over the job, assisted by “Sous Chef” Mary Ann Rivet. Just a 15-minute

Quoi de neuf au moyen âge ?

Châteaux assiégés, chevaliers secourant des princesses en détresse, peste et famines… : les images convenues sur le Moyen Âge sont nombreuses et les lieux communs sur cette période historique ont la vie dure. Or, de nombreuses découvertes faites ces dernières années par les archéologues révèlent un Moyen Âge bien plus complexe qu’on ne l’envisageait précédemment.

A Day at the Races

Discover the excitement of thoroughbred racing in France with an insider’s tour guided by Gina Rarick (, currently the only American professional racehorse trainer in France and the first American woman granted a license here. Starting at noon with a visit to her new stables right by the track, followed a BYO picnic lunch, we will then

Special Tour of the Théâtre National de Chaillot

This is the first of 2 special tours for a very limited number of members during the Journees du Patrimoine.   Be one of the first to see the fantastic renovations of the Théâtre National de Chaillot! After 4 years of renovation this marvel of Art Deco architecture is reopening. PAN has been able to reserve just 5 places

Special Tour of the Maison Lancel

This is the second of 2 special tours for a very limited number of members during the Journees du Patrimoine.   PAN has been able to reserve just 4 places for members to visit the Maison Lancel, the luxury leatherwork creator, at its first opening during the Journees du Patrimoine. Sara Florent has arranged this special tour so

Guided Tour: ‘Sièges en Société du Roi Soleil à Marianne’

The Mobilier National (National Furniture Collection) presents ‘Chairs in Society from the Sun King to Marianne’, a unique exhibit tracing the art of seating in France for two centuries. 8 different sections, 2 exhibit floors, more than 300 seats placed in their original setting, with staging by Jacques Garcia and a 1-hour guided tour. This exhibit highlights the exceptional collection of the

PAN Restaurant series: Bouillon Racine

With its stunning Art Nouveau décor, the Bouillon Racine has been a landmark in the neighborhood between the Quartier Latin, Odeon and Saint Michel since 1906. Built by the Chartier brothers, it opened in the middle of Art Nouveau and “bouillon” turmoil. Bouillons (ancestors of Parisian brasseries) were working class restaurants that served simple and affordable dishes in a friendly atmosphere. Now

The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

NY Met Opera live (“Simulcast”)  Gaumont Pathe Opera (Cote Capucines)   Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts the fulllength German version of Mozart’s magical fable, seen in Julie Taymor’s spectacular production, which captures both the opera’s earthy comedy and its noble mysticism. In the opera the Queen of the Night persuades Prince Tamino to rescue her daughter Pamina from

Book Reading: Lise Funderberg “Writing the Life”

This joint PAN / WICE event presents a reading by author Lise Funderberg “Writing the Life:  Selections from Memoir and Other Creative Nonfiction”. We have reserved the upper floor at the café Chez Ma Belle Mère for this informal get together to listen to an author and mingle and network with PAN and WICE members. The space

The Big Funk Company: AMERICAN FRIDAYS – Play Readings along with a Glass of Wine!

Join us for the first Big Funk Company American Friday of the season with a reading of ‘Father-Land‘ by the award winning writer Bill C Davies. The BFC brings great theater work to the stage for readings at the Pavé D’Orsay in Saint-Germain des Près. They present classics, along with the work of new, up and coming

Private guided tour of the Christian Dior exhibit – Musée des Arts Décoratifs

The Museum of Decorative Arts celebrates the 70th anniversary of the creation of the House of Christian Dior. This fabulous exhibition invites the visitor to discover the universe of its founder and the renowned designers who succeeded him: Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferre, John Galliano, Raf Simons and recently Maria Grazia Chiuri. Emotion, shared experiences, affinity, inspiration, creation and kinship link