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					 PRACTICAL GUIDE
European Independence Arenas
 5th and 6th September 2008
            Paris
                   PLAN OF THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM




      Auditorium de la
      Grande Galerie de
         l’Evolution                                             Grand Amphithéâtre
           (AGGE)                                                    du Muséum
                                                                       (GAM)



                                                                               “La Baleine”
                                                                                Restaurant




ACCESS MODE                      METRO:                         RER C
ADDRESS: JARDIN DES PLANTES      LINE 5 AuSTERLITz              GARE SNCF : AuSTERLITz / GARE   DE   LyoN
36, RuE GEoFFRoy SAINT HILAIRE   LINE 7 CENSIER DAubENToN
75005 PARIS                      LINE 10 JuSSIEu / AuSTERLITz
                                   ACCOMMODATION (1/2)

VARIOUS POSSIbILITIES ARE PROPOSED:

•	 Contact the “Ely 1212” hotel information service: discount rates for different categories
   of accommodation: www.ely1212.com/ile_de_france_fr.html#75005 (link to hotels in
   the 5th district).

•	 Contact hotels near the museum directly


LIST OF *** HOTELS CLOSE TO THE MUSEUM

TIMHOTEL JARDIN DES PLANTES: 5 rue Linné 75005 PARIS
Tel: 01 47 07 06 20. Fax: 01 47 07 62 74. E-mail: jardin-des-plantes@timhotel.fr
Upon reservation, mention that you wish to take advantage of the negotiated “Museum” price.
Price during the conference/fair: 145 Euros including breakfast

TIMHOTEL QUARTIER LATIN: 71, rue Monge 75005 PARIS
Tel: 01 43 31 25 64 / E-mail: quartier-latin@timhotel.fr / Fax: 01 40 31 11 46
Price: 1 person, per day, including breakfast: 79.00 Euros (for 2 people: 89.00 Euros. Upon reservation,
mention that you wish to take advantage of the negotiated “Museum” price).

LIbERTEL MAXIM: 28, rue Censier, PARIS
Tel: 01 43 31 16 15, E-mail:h2810-gm@accor-hotels.com, Fax: 01 43 31 93 87
Price: 1 person, per day: 72.00 Euros
breakfast 10 Euros
Upon reservation, mention that you wish to take advantage of the negotiated “Museum” price.

LIbERTEL AUSTERLITZ: 12boulevard de l’Hôpital 75013 PARIS
Tel: 01 43 37 60 80, E-mail: h2791-gm@accord-hotels.com, Fax: 01 47 07 11 65
Price: 1 person, per day, including breakfast: 80.00 Euros
Upon reservation, mention that you wish to take advantage of the negotiated “Museum” price.

HOTEL DES NATIONS: 54, rue Monge, 75005 PARIS
Tel: 01 43 26 45 24, E-mail: hoteldesnationsaintgermain@regetel.com, Fax: 01 46 34 00 13
Price: Room with shower or bathroom, WC: 1 person, 120.00 Euros
2 people, 140.00 Euros. breakfast; 12.00 Euros

HOTEL DES ARENES: 51, rue Monge, 75005 PARIS
Tel: 01 43 25 09 26, E-mail: hoteldesarenes@wanadoo.fr, Fax: 01 43 25 79 56
Price: Room with shower or bathroom, WC: 1 person, 75.00 Euros
2 people, 80.00 Euros. breakfast included.
3 bedrooms / 146 Euros

HOTEL CARDINAL: 20, rue Pascal 75005 PARIS
TEL: 01 43 59 12 12, Fax: 01 42 56 24 33

HOTEL CLUNY SQUARE: 21, bd St Michel 75005 PARIS
Tel: 01 43 59 12 12, Fax: 01 42 56 24 33

GRAND HOTEL JEANNE D’ARC: 43, boulevard St Marcel
Tel: 01 47 07 43 17, F: 01 47 07 87 17
Metro: Gobelins, St Marcel
Upon reservation, mention that you wish to take advantage of the negotiated “Museum” price
                                ACCOMMODATION (2/2)


LIST OF *** HOTELS CLOSE TO THE MUSEUM

LIbERTEL QUARTIER LATIN: 9, rue des Ecoles 75005 PARIS
Tel: 01 44 27 06 45, E-mail: h2782@accor.com, Fax: 01 43 25 36 70
Price: 1 person, per day, including breakfast: 153.00 Euros
Upon reservation, mention that you wish to take advantage of the negotiated “Museum”
price.

HOTEL DE FRANCE: 108, RUE Monge, 75005 PARIS
Tel: 01 47 07 19 04, E-mail: hotel.de.fce@wanadoo.fr, Fax: 01 43 36 62 34
Price: Room (1 person) with shower, WC: 68.00 Euros
Room with double bed (2 people), bathroom, WC: 78.00 Euros
Room with 2 beds, 82.00 Euros. breakfast 6.50 Euros

HOTEL ALADIN: 14, rue des Cordelieres 75013 PARIS
Tel: 01 43 59 12 12, Fax: 01 42 56 24 33

HOTEL H. NOVEX: 8, Rue Caillaux 75013 PARIS
Tel: 01 43 59 12 12, Fax: 01 42 56 24 33



HOTELS A FEW METRO STOPS AWAY FROM THE MUSEUM

HOTEL TOLbIAC : 122 rue de Tolbiac 75013 PARIS
Tel: 01.44.24.25.54
Fax : 01.45.85.43.47
Price: €59/room + €7.50 breakfast

NIEVRE HOTEL : 18 rue d’Austerlitz 75012 PARIS
Tel : 01.43.43.81.51
Price: €33/night

HOTEL RUbENS : 35, rue du Banquier 75013 PARIS
Access by metro, bus 91, 57,67
Tel : 01 43 31 73 30/ Fax : 01.47.07.31.79
Price: €50-70 depending on period, without breakfast

VENISE HOTEL : 4 rue de Chaligny 75012 PARIS
Tel : 01.43.43.63.45 / Fax : 01.43.43.29.48
Price: €59/room + €7.50 breakfast

HOTEL DES ARTS : 8 rue Coypel 75013 PARIS,
metro, bus 57, 67
Tél. : 01 47 07 76 32

HOTEL VERLAINE : 51 rue Bobillot 75013 PARIS
Tel : 01.45.89.56.14

HOTEL ARMSTRONG : 36 rue de la Croix Saint Simon 75020 PARIS
Tel : 01.43.70.53.65 / Fax : 01.43.70.63.31
Price: €55
www.hotelarmstrong.com
                                          CAR PARKS


 GARAGE PARKING GEOFFROY SAINT HILAIRE (PRIVATE)       PARKING AUSTERLITZ
 15, rue Censier 75005 Paris                           55, quai d’Austerlitz 75 013 Paris
 Telephone: 01 45 87 04 04                             Telephone: 01 44 24 57 45
 Capacity: 40 spaces
 PARKING PATRIARCHES (PUbLIC)
 4, rue des Marchés Patriarches 75005 Paris
 Telephone: 01 43 37 44 02
 Capacity: 252 spaces
 Open day and night




                                              TAXI


TAXI bOOTH                                            TAXI COMPANIES

88 Boulevard Saint Marcel 75005 Paris.                Alpha Taxi
Tel: 01.43.31.00.00                                   Tel: 01 45 85 85 85

2 Place Monge 75005 Paris.                            Artaxi
Tel : 01.45.87.15.95                                  Tel: 01 42 41 50 50

                                                      Taxis G7
                                                      Tel: 01 47 39 47 39

                                                      Taxis bleu
                                                      Tel: 01 49 36 10 10

                                                      Taxi Étoile
                                                      Tel: 01 41 27 27 27
       EXHIbITIONS OPEN bETWEEN 5TH AND 7TH SEPTEMbER 2008
                                        (NON EXHAUSTIVE LIST GIVEN AS AN INDICATION ONLY)


Kiraz’ Parisiennes:                                           Oum Kalsoum
(Art - Painting & Graphic Art)                                (Art - Photography & Video)
Place: Carnavalet Museum, Paris                               Place: Institut du Monde Arabe
Dates: 14th May 2008 – 21st Septem-                           (Institute of the Arab World) – Paris
ber 2008                                                      Dates: 17th June 2008 – 2nd November 2008

They sometimes appear on street corners, on an                The “Lady”, the “Voice of the Arab women”, the “Star of the East”: so many ways
advertising	 poster,	 or	 as	 you	 flick	 through	 the	 pa-   of referring to Oum Kalsoum, whose song shone on the Arab world and beyond
ges of a magazine. Pretty, feisty young girls, smart          throughout the 20th Century. Thirty-three years after her disappearance, as a ce-
and sensual, these nymphettes can be recognised               lebration of her life around one hundred years since her birth (her date of birth
instantly and have made the reputation of their               remains uncertain- 1898?...1904?...), the Institute du Monde Arabe pays homage
creator, the designer Edmond Kiraz. In May, these             with an exhibition/show in the Médina, from 17th June until 2nd November. You
famous Parisiennes will rendezvous at the Carnava-            will discover the different facets of this iconic personality, this diva of the East
let	museum	for	Kiraz’	first	retrospective	exhibition.         who presented herself above all as “a woman, a peasant, an Egyptian”. Throu-
                                                              gh a production by the NC agency, we will also show how her memory is still
                                                              alive today. The exhibition – neither chronological nor hagiographical – proposes
                                                              four different but complementary approaches. Each one brings together photo-
                                                              graphs, sound and audiovisual clips, documents, objects, costumes and works.


As Red as Possible…
(Arts – Fashion, Design & Creation)                                             Mixed Planet
Place: Decorative Arts Museum – Paris                                           (Art – Mixed)
Dates: 17th March 2008 – 17th September 2009                                    Place: Quai Branly Museum – Paris
                                                                                Dates: 20th March 2008 – 19th July 2009
The colour red is ambivalent, multi-faceted, frightening, power-
ful, majestic, luxurious, erotic, fairy-tale and infernal. Taking this          Taking account of the contact between peoples and traditions
colour as its theme, the new exhibition in the study gallery of the             and the coexistence of mixed identities, the notion of metis-
decorative arts museum draws upon all its collections. Art deco,                sage translates a way of looking at the relationships between al-
fashion, textiles, advertising: this presentation, comprising more              terities. The “Mixed Planet” exhibition aims to capture visitors’
than	400	objects,	reflects	the	diversity	of	the	museum’s	collection.	           imaginations through a trail of discovery where objects, from
It also shows the importance of this colour, its symbolism and tech-            the 15th Century to today, establish dialogue. The exhibition
nical and material uses, evoking the various areas in which it has ap-          analyses the repercussions of European expansion (taking place
peared inescapably throughout the years and in all its forms: chest-            mainly from the Iberian Peninsula) on other civilisations and
nut, andrinople, burgundy, cardinal, crimson, cherry, vivid, scarlet,           the	 way	 influences	 from	 the	 East	 and	 West	 have	 criss-crossed	
magenta, purplish, rust, terra cotta, vermilion and many more…                  in the wake of the great Chinese and Muslim expansions. This
                                                                                exhibition	on	mixed	objects	and	arts	–	from	the	first	maya	Co-
                                                                                dexes	to	the	films	of	Wong-Kar-Wai	-	also	brings	to	the	forefront	
                                                                                the richness in artistic production stemming from the combi-
                                                                                nation of ways of doing and believing, creating and designing.


Georges Pompidou Centre:
History of the brancusi Workshop…until 6th October 2008 plus others…

Pinacothèque de Paris
Soldiers and Eternity…until 14th September 2008


Modern Art Museum
Peter Doig…until 7th September 2008

				
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