One of the best things living in central Paris is all the art and culture living and emerging all around us.
In our neighbourhood le Marais there are many art galleries and we have the cultural center and modern art museum Centre Pompidou only five minutes from our apartment.
In beginning of January we stumbled into a yearly free entrance exhibition called La métamorphose des matériaux.
If you want to find current free exhibitions in Paris, check out http://www.75.agendaculturel.fr/exposition-gratuit/
There is also a lot of different kinds of street art to appreciate here. We found a new kind that we had not heard of or seen before called “piano sauvage”. It is when someone puts a piano in a public place, this time it was right by the Centre Pompidou, to play and perform for people passing by. We really liked this guy playing, here is a sample: