Language Resources

French Cultural Resources

Museums and the Arts

Musée d'Orsay

This museum houses mostly French artwork from the second half of the 19th and early 20th centuries. The website features information about the collection, including digital exhibits; information about topics like restoration and the history of the museum; and news and cultural events.

Musée du Louvre

The Louvre is one of the world's largest museums, featuring cultural and artistic works for all over the world and from different time periods. The website allows you to search for specific works, look at the collections, or explore the history of the museum.

Musée Cluny

This is the national museum of the Middle Ages. The website gives pictures and context for works in a timeline or by themes. There's also a section for resources, with links to other significant medieval sites and bibliography.

Digital Projects and Collections


This site provides literary texts, including many in French, with clickable translations. It's perfect for beginning and intermediate readers.