With DROUOT CARD, you benefit from prefered access to the salerooms at the Hôtel Drouot. This service allows automatic identification with all of Drouot’s auction houses if you wish to bid in a saleroom, leave an absentee bid or bid live on the Internet. DROUOT CARD also allows you to access your personal account space to track your absentee bids on Drouot Digital.
Drouot also invites cardholders to events organised at the Hôtel Drouot and openings at museums and partner institutions.
Available free of charge online or in the Customer Area located on the ground floor of the Hôtel Drouot.
Open Monday to Friday from 11am to 6pm.
Drouot Formation, an educational tool for art connoisseurs, offers the professional "Art advisor, specialist in the art market" programme, as well as lecture cycles for the general public enabling people to grasp some of the major themes in History of Art.
The aim of the " Art advisor, specialist in the art market” programme is to train future high-level professionals in an entrepreneurial spirit, who can easily adapt to the fluctuations of the market and are able to operate internationally.
Taught in the Quartier Drouot, the neighbourhood surrounding the Hôtel Drouot, the courses allow students to benefit from daily and direct contact with works of art, and to meet many professionals along the way.
One Thursday a month, the City Council of the 9th district of Paris and Drouot Formation offer “L’Art en Conférences” (Art in Lectures). These lectures give attendees the opportunity to explore a major theme in culture or in the arts of living and are presented by speakers who are references in their speciality – researchers, experts, authors, curators, etc.
To familiarise yourself with the auction world, Drouot offers discovery tours for groups and, several times a year, for individuals. Our tours last 1 hour and 30 minutes and are led by an accredited Drouot Formation professor. They present the history of our institution, guide you through the exhibition and auction rooms, sprinkle the tour with facts and anecdotes, present the various professions of the Hôtel Drouot and provide the keys to understand the mechanisms of the art market.
The Hôtel Drouot discovery tours can be organised from Monday to Friday as well as some Saturdays, for groups of up to 20 people.