PARIS: Between occasions, the 14 million visitors anticipated in Paris throughout the Olympics will have the chance to nurture their minds in thematic exhibits noted on the main application called “La Carte des Jeux” (“The Games Map”).

Throughout the 2012 London Games, museums in the British capital suffered s considerable drop in presence however Paris is hoping visitors will integrate sports and arts from July 26-Aug. 11.

“In Paris, the setup is really various: numerous occasions occur in the city – Concorde, Invalides, Grand Palais. Individuals will come out of their competitors and right away be close to a cultural location,” Dominique Hervieu, the director of culture at Paris 2024, informed Reuters.

A variety of museums are staging sports-themed exhibits over the next couple of months.

The Marmottan-Monet museum will be running an “Artists and sport, 1870-1930” exhibit till September including Claude Monet’s “Regates at Argenteuil” and works by Gustave Caillebotte and Paul Signac, a distinguished yachtsman of his time.

The Louvre, the most gone to museum on the planet, reveals an exhibit called “Olympism” on April 24.

2 days later on, the Immigration museum will reveal “Olympism, a history of the world”, which will highlight “the battles in favour of equality, versus bigotry and discrimination”.

Amongst the lots of other cultural occasions are a grand ball on June 22 at the Orsay Museum similar to the one arranged throughout the 1924 Olympics in Paris and an exhibit of old pictures in the Tuileries gardens.

(Editing by Pritha Sarkar)

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