Workshops are a fun way to spend your time in the city. There are tons of art workshops in Paris where you can get your creative juices flowing! There are also great food workshops where you can learn more about making Parisian food! This is a great way to find something different and fun to do in the city! In the process, you will learn how to create something new and be able to take it back with you! So, with that in mind, we have gathered some of our favorite workshops in the city! Where you can learn more about painting, cooking and creating some really unique items!
Workshops in Paris
Art Class with Meet a French Artist
This art class is made for all types of artist from beginners to advanced levels! Spend your afternoon with a talented and patient artist who will help guide you on your creative journey! You will be learning in the comfort of the artist’s Parisian home! You will also enjoy an afternoon tea with French pastries! The teacher, Edwige, will provide all the equipment you need and you can choose your technique whether that is to just draw, use watercolors and more! The workshops occur every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from either 9:30 am to 12:30 pm or 3 pm to 6 pm and you can sign up for the classes on their website! It is a really different and creative experience to enjoy while in the city!
Painting Porcelain at Laure Selignac
Laure Selignac is the home of some of the most beautiful and luxurious French porcelain! Their store, which is located right off the Champs Elysses is home to beautiful luxury tea sets, jewelry and more! Best of all you can spend a Thursday afternoon at their store and assists in a hand painting demonstration! You will be able to watch the process of painting these incredible porcelain creations!
You can take part in this session by using our Entertainment Passport that will give you free access to this incredible workshop! Visit the atelier on a Thursday afternoon and have the opportunity to attend a free hand-painting demonstration with a certifed Laure Selignac artist by showing your INSIDR entertainment passport.
- Address: 17 Avenue de Friedland, 75008, Paris
Purse-making at Le Pigeon Coq
Why not make something that you can actually use on a regular basis! Handbags are truly an essential so why not just make your very own! You can take a 4-hour workshop that is led by a former fashion designer who will help you to create your own beautiful handbag! Its a great way to learn more about how handbags are made and it is a great opportunity to make a truly unique and personal item for you!
You can check their website for more information on upcoming workshops and prices!
Address: 6 Rue d’Alexandrie, 75002 Paris
Galeries Lafayette has a Macaron Family Cooking Class in the walls of their iconic store. You can spend an afternoon with a French pastry chef who will show you how to make this beloved French dessert! Held in English, the classes take place every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 2 pm to 3:30 pm! It is a short and fun class that is the perfect addition to your trip! Best yet you get to enjoy some delicious macarons that you made yourself!
You can do their Macaron Family Cooking Class at a discount with our offer in our Entertainment Passport!
- Address: 40 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009, Paris. It is in the “L’appartement Lafayette” section of the store. This is a reception room near the concierge on the 3rd floor.
Perfume Making Class at Fragonard
Scent is one of the biggest reminders of memories! So why not create your own while in Paris! You can spend an hour and a half learning about perfume making and make your own unique scent! Fragonard is a household name in perfume making so you will definitely be in the right hands! The workshop is short so it can be added to your schedule in the city very easily! You will spend your time with perfume connoisseurs who will guide you in making a scent perfect for you!
Enjoy a free 1 hour perfumer’s workshop at Musée du Parfum! Create your own personal Eau de Cologne with an expert perfumer in a professional perfumer’s workshop. Download our Entertainment Passport to get access to the Apprentice Workshop!
Address: Musée du Parfum Fragonard: 3-5 Square Louis Jouvet, 75009