La Gaîté Lyrique – Digital Art & Music Center

Gorgeous premises of the old Théâtre de la Gaîté got a new life and are now hosting a center of digital art and music: la Gaîté Lyrique. The Foyer Historique is a great inspiration source!

La Gaîté Lyrique

Originally, the architects Jacques-Ignace Hittorff and Alphonse Cusin designed the Theatre building in 1860s. Further on, following the needs of the modern society the premises became a cultural center. The City of Paris opened La Gaîté Lyrique in its current form to the public in December 2010.

Now the spacious and gorgeous halls offer a variety of services for active and curious minds. In Gaîté Lyrique you can work or study, have a drink or a brunch at the local cafe, or just read a book in a calm corner. Moreover, there constantly take place a variety of exhibitions, concerts, and workshops.

However, we as interior designers were mostly inspired and impressed by  the spatial solutions. Old monumental pillars and rich ceiling decoration go surprisingly well with huge modern pendants and geometrical bar table. Additionally, colorful led lighting in the transition areas adds that little extra twist, which makes a space unique. Fortunately, the premises of  Gaîté Lyrique are also available for rent.


Location & Contacts:

You can find this inspiring place at 3-5 rue Papin in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris. Just take the metro till Réaumur – Sébastopol and you will easily find the place.
If you want to have some collaboration or learn more about the center, you can reach out to them through one of the following channels:

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Eventually, once you saw all at La Gaîté Lyrique you can have a walk by one of the oldest streets of Paris: Rue Montorgueil , There you can see the oldest  patisseries and restaurants in Paris, and in general, get the true vibe of this magnificent city.