“Yesterday’s Heritage, Tomorrow’s Treasures”
Natixis’ cultural sponsorship aims to make French and international treasures available to the greater public.
Natixis’ commitment to culture
Since 2004, Natixis has worked to preserve major works of art and to make them accessible to the greater public. It has helped finance the acquisition of national treasures, set up a database, and promoted the study, restoration and public exhibit of priceless works of art.
In 2013, Natixis has maintained its commitment to two great institutions: Comédie-Française and Orchestre de Paris.
Natixis'cultural sponsorship initiatives
Natixis is proud to be a long-term sponsor of institutions that reveal the hidden treasures of our cultural heritage to a broad audience.
2013: Orchestre de Paris
© Orchestre de Paris / Jean-Baptiste Pellerin
Since 2007, Natixis and Orchestre de Paris have shared a goal: to broadcast to the general public works from the French and international musical heritage.
For the 2013/2014 season, Natixis will sponsor a second Asian tour and the recording of new concerts in Paris.
© Cosimo Mirco Magliocca /
Natixis supports the acoustic and aesthetic renovation of Comédie-Française’s Salle Richelieu.
This renovation will considerably improve the quality of sound for spectators and allow to better appreciate the actors’ artistic performances.
2011: Impressionists Gallery, Musée d'Orsay
Galerie des Impressionnistes, musée d'Orsay
Natixis sponsors the museographic renovation of the Impressionists Gallery at the Musée d'Orsay.
More information on Musée d'Orsay website.
2010: Claude Monet (1840-1926)
Claude Monet (1840-1926) poster
© Rmn-Grand Palais 2010
Natixis was the exclusive sponsor of the Claude Monet (1840-1926) exhibit organized in the National Galleries of the Grand Palais, in Paris by Rmn-Grand Palais and the Musée d'Orsay.
More information on Musée d'Orsay website.
2009: Madeleine Vionnet
Evening dress, summer 1924, detail ©
Decorative Arts, French Union of Fashion Arts/
Natixis financed the restoration and exhibit of the creations of this famous fashion designer at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris (2008-2010).
More information on Musée des Arts décoratifs website.
Lion passant du décor de la voie processionnelle
de Marduk, Musée du Louvre © Photo Rmn-Grand
Palais/ Franck Raux
Natixis was the exclusive sponsor of the Babylon exhibit at the Louvre.
A large number of visitors went to discover the treasures of ancient Mesopotamia.
2007-2008: The Cinémathèque Française
A Trip to the Moon,
Georges Méliès, 1902
© ADAGP, Paris, 2008
Natixis has helped the Cinémathèque Française digitalize several older films and enhance the value of its collections.
Natixis has helped the Cinémathèque Française digitalize several older films (Albatros Collection) and enhance the value of its collections (Georges Méliès Collection).
2007: Artemisia Tapestry
Porters of vases and valuables on a stretcher,
After Henri Lerambert
© Collections Mobilier national
Natixis helped the French Government acquire this national treasure.
Natixis helped the French Government acquire this national treasure composed of eight tapestries, which are considered to be of major importance for the French national heritage.
2006: the Coronelli globes
Celestial and terrestrial globes,
detail © David Paul Carr / BnF
Natixis financed the transport, research, restoration and staging of these monumental globes.
Natixis financed the transport, research, restoration and staging of these monumental globes, which are now exhibited at the National Library of France (François Mitterand site).
2005: Quai Branly Museum
Oceania, Forehead ornament
© Quai Branly Museum / Patrick Gries /
Natixis helped set up a database of all the museum's works.
The database was a true technological feat. Accessible on the Internet, it expands access to culture and heritage across borders.
2004: Camille Claudel's La Jeune Fille à la gerbe (Young Girl with a Sheaf), Rodin Museum
Camille Claudel (1864-1943),
La Jeune Fille à la gerbe (Young Girl with a Sheaf)
© musée Rodin / Christian Baraja
Natixis donated this national treasure to the French Government.
Natixis donated this national treasure to the French Government. It is a terracotta sculpture completed in 1887 by Camille Claudel, the mistress of the famed Auguste Rodin.