The Institut Giacometti is the reference place for Giacometti's work and an art history center which includes exhibitions, research and pedagogy
With a surface area of 350 m2, the Institut Giacometti is located at 5, rue Victor Schoelcher in the 14th arrondissement, the Montparnasse neighbourhood where Giacometti lived and worked throughout his career.
It is housed within the former studio of artist and interior designer Paul Follot, in a listed heritage building, a private mansion in the art deco style, with decors have been preserved and restored
Book your visit
Online booking of your ticket is strongly recommended. A ticket office is available on site, by credit card only.
Book your ticket for an exhibition, a guided tour, a course or a workshop.
The Institut Giacometti presents:
On a permanent basis, Alberto Giacometti's reconstructed studio includes his furniture, personal objects, walls painted by the artist and exclusive works, some of which have never been exhibited before.
Temporary exhibitions (three to four every year) sheding new light on the artist's work. Artists and writers of his time but also artists of the next generations leading up to contemporary artists.
A graphic arts cabinet provides access to the exceptional collection of the Fondation Giacometti including more than 5,000 drawings, lithographs and personal notebooks of the artist, mostly unpublished.
A space for research composed of a reference library on modern art, partly based on Alberto Giacometti's personal library and a research program in art history at the School of Modernities.
An educational program for the general public, schoolchildren and the disabled public including guided tours and practical workshops.