It is the natural son of the Art Nouveau. And justice is done: the Art Deco will also be celebrated in Paris this winter! During your stay at the Abaca Messidor, rediscover its major role in Paris and its crazy attraction… To be discovered at the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine de Chaillot until March 3!
They were called Sauvage, Mallet-Stevens, Patout. They were architects. They were called Véra, Süe, Mare and Ruhlmann. They were decorators. Without forgetting about the designer Poiret or even the sculptor Pompon. They were all originators of the Art Deco in Paris. They are all celebrated in Paris this winter.
Artistic energy. With geometrical forms and a surprisingly attractive dynamism, they brought a crazy energy to all the arts starting from 1919 to 1940. This ideal retrospective will allow you to discover the origin of the style - the International Exhibition of 1925 - as well as its international spread!
A Valentine getaway near Montparnasse and Saint-Germain in Paris? Excellent idea! The central localisation of the hotel Abaca-Messidor is well appreciated. It brings Paris to your feet and allows you to spend an enjoyable romantic moment. Especially as our romantic offer includes champagne and a reasonable price!
Paris will offer you its art galleries, jazz clubs, auditoriums and theatres, but also its designer boutiques, little bistrots and chic restaurants… And most of all: quality time for two in Paris, far away from the daily stress!
Champagne and declaration. So, for the two of you, the team of Abaca Messidor thought of everything. A half-bottle of champagne welcomes you to celebrate your quality time, in the most romantic city of the world! In short: enough to spend a sparkling getaway in Paris from February 14 to 16 (minimum two nights).
Born in Transylvania, he could have been a vampire and live at night. But still, he chose to live for the lights of Paris! And to translate its sparkles during the Golden Twenties or the surrealist years. Brassaï is one of the best known photographers of the Paris we love at the Abaca Messidor. Discover his intense and luminous work at the Hotel de Ville until March 8, 2014!
Brassaï dedicated his work to all those who made Paris a legend. At the beginning of the 20th century, by tirelessly exploring the streets and alleyways, the squares and quays, searching for the nocturnal lights of the city, he drew an original, strange and mythical card of Paris.
The minds of Paris. During his wanderings, alone or with the biggest Bohemian minds of Paris - Henry Miller, Blaise Cendrars or Jacques Prévert - Brassaï harvested from all sights. From the most trivial to the most hidden.
It is sales in the most fashionable city of the world! Fashion victims staying at the hotel Abaca-Messidor until February 11, will be exhilarated! And since the hotel is comfortable, cosy and well situated, it is the ideal rallying point for those who want to enjoy all the good deals and sales addresses!
No doubt that the hotel Abaca Messidor is well situated for visiting fairs, congresses and exhibitions at the Porte de Versailles. But it is also very practical to enjoy all the boutiques of the rue de Rennes and the rue de Sèvres, close to the hotel, or the Boulevard Saint-Germain nearby.
During the sales, you’ll discover the brands of Kenzo, Vuitton, Dior, Hermés, Ralph Lauren, Saint Laurent, Burberry…Not far, you can also explore the Bon Marché, one of the famous cult stores of Paris where you can get chic and so Parisian good deals! Beware of the bargains!
Being in Paris for Christmas is a true chance. During the holiday season, the French capital offers a fairy show. First of all, thanks to the magic of the omnipresent lights, and then also the Christmas markets. Last but not least: the outdoor ice rinks for the entire family to enjoy. Celebrate a holiday on ice at the Abaca-Messidor!
You’re dreaming about skating on the ice, holding hands in the mythical setting of Paris? Or about teaching your children how to skate on ice, while admiring the famous Parisian monuments? The 1635m² of ice ranks on the Town Hall square will allow you to do so.
Or else under the Eiffel Towel where you’ll find a snowshoeing and cross-country skiing slope, but also stalls with gastronomy and crafts. On the Champs Elysées, an entire theme village is set up around the ice rink. In a friendly atmosphere, the ice rink of the Charletty stadion invites parents and teenagers to enjoy sledding, zip-lines, merry-go-rounds and trampolines…
Sailor’s jackets and pulleys, surfboards and speedboats, fine and great looking sailboats, boards and kayaks… No, you are not in Brittany, but in Paris, Porte de Versailles, a few minutes from your hotel. From December 6 to 15, experience the sea like a sailor at the Paris Boat Show, the sea and water sports show!
With its 800 odd exhibited boats, 200 of which are new models, the more than 600 motor boats and 500 sailboats, the Paris Boat Show will make sailors’ hearts melt in Paris! This genuine showcase for sea amateurs and professionals unites almost 820 exhibitors and 1 400 different brands!
The nautical spirit. There’s enough to make captains and water sports fanatics lose their bearings! The friendly atmosphere of the show with its entertainments, introductions and stalls really reflects a certain « nautical » friendship!
Paintings, engravings, sculptures, photography, collages, ceramics... Every Sunday, original artworks are presented to your curious eyes at the foot of the Montparnasse tower, a few minutes from the Hotel Abaca Messidor. The Parisian Art Market.
Often, the Montparnasse district is known for its bohemian artists from the 1900s, which is not as wrong as that. A group of artists called « la Horde de Montparnasse », used to organise outdoor exhibitions of their works, right on the floor! Artists like Léger, Modigliani, Chagall, Soutine, and consorts where there.
An open-air art gallery. Nowadays, the Parisian Art Market welcomes you on Sundays from 10am. Like in the past, it offers you the possibility to marvel at rigorously selected artworks, but also to meet with the artists. Maybe you’ll be tempted to buy an original creation against a « direct studio price »?
The light is on one of the main figures of the artistic avant-garde of the 20th century! Paris invites you to see the event during an autumn stay at Hotel Abaca Messidor. Until January 6, thanks to the initiative of the Grand Palais, you can discover the immense work of Braque, a wild animal artist and then great master of Cubism in France.
To let yourself be enchanted by the work of Braque, you’ll need to travel for about half an hour by metro, from your favourite hotel - lines 12 and 1. At the Grand Palais, a profusion of encounters with the most famous productions of the master called Braque, who, at the beginning of the 20th century and up until the ‘60s, left his mark on the worldwide artistic life.
As a friend of Picasso and Picabia, Braque also had to differentiate by his vision on every day nature, tribal arts and collages. During his last period of creation, the French artist turns towards a certain mythological or metaphoric lyricism. A true search for freedom.
You’d love to say "Whaam!" in front of air battles? To see blonds crying on the phone? You’ll be able to satisfy your pop art side during your stay in Paris! Until November 4, a big retrospective of the Centre Pompidou celebrates Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997), a famous figure of the art current of the last few decades.
Beware of a big art current in Paris until November 4! The city pays tribute to Lichtenstein through a major exhibition of 140 odd works - of which 46 sculptures and 30 paintings… And from Mickey to the girls, all of Paris will be pop at the Centre Pompidou!
Paris will be pop! On over 950 m2, this retrospective will be a delight to amateurs of comics made in US extended and reworked with hatching, flat tints or dot structures…. But you’ll also discover unknown works like his sculptures, his prints or even his reinterpretation of the great masters of the 20th century.
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