10 May 2021
Exhibition: The Origins of the World.

The Musée d’Orsay present the exhibition The Origins of the World. The Invention of the Nature in the 19th Century. For the first time, the musée d’Orsay is devoting an exhibition to the point where sciences and arts intersect, in partnership with the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, which will cover the themes in question and compare the principal milestones in scientific discoveries with their parallels in the imagination.

The exhibition presents the naturalize elephant Parkie, whose story is told in the book by Stephane Audeguy: Parkie. Une histoire d’éléphant.


Musée d’Orsay

1 rue de la Légion d’Honneur

75007 Paris

May 19th - July 18th, 2021


Related publication:

Parkie. Une histoire d'éléphant


Photograph: © Paris, RMN - Grand Palais - MNHN, bibliothèque centrale





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