The NAA of Ukraine Visited Académie des Beaux-Art in Paris

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The NAA of Ukraine and Académie des Beaux-Art

As part of the visit to Paris, the delegation of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine was invited to pay an official visit to the Académie des Beaux-Art (Academy of Fine Arts).
Académie des Beaux-Art, being one of the five academies which form the Institut de France, was created in 1816 in Paris as a merger of the Académie de peinture et de sculpture (Academy of Painting and Sculpture, founded 1648), the Académie de musique (Academy of Music, founded in 1669) and the Académie d'architecture (Academy of Architecture, founded in 1671).

A descendant of the royal academies established in the 17th century, in order to fulfill its missions, the Academy of Fine Arts pursues patronage action in diversified forms in France and abroad by granting numerous prizes to emerging and established artists, organization of competitions, financing artistic residencies, allocation of aid to artistic projects, events or associations.

In the service of this vocation, the Académie manages its heritage consisting of donations and legacies and administers its important museum heritage including the Marmottan Monet Museum (Paris) and the Marmottan Library (Boulogne), the House and gardens of Claude Monet (Giverny), the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild (Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat), the Villa les Pinsons (Chars), the Maison-atelier Lurçat (Paris) and the Galerie Vivienne (Paris) of which it co-owns.

The Académie also maintains an active policy of partnerships with a large network of cultural institutions and patrons.
The meeting with the representatives of the NAA of Ukraine Victor Sydorenko, President of the NAA of Ukraine, Academician of the NAA of Ukraine and Yuriy Vakulenko, Vice President of the NAA of Ukraine, Director General of the National Museum "Kyiv Art Gallery", Corresponding Member of the NAA of Ukraine was attended by the high members of the Académie: Adrien Goetz, president of the Académie des Beaux-Art, Coline Serreau, Vice-president of the Académie, as well as Laurent Petitgirard, Perpetual secretary of the Académie.
The official visit to the Académie des Beaux-Art is a part of the international relations and cultural diplomacy of the NAA of Ukraine. Negotiations on cooperation between the NAA of Ukraine and the Beaux-Arts de Paris and future joint art events are in progress.
Learn more about Académie des Beaux-Art in Paris here.