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Exhibitions in Paris

Below, you'll find an incredibly handy list featuring the latest and most captivating exhibitions currently on display in Paris. Whether you're an art enthusiast, a tourist, or a local resident, we've gathered all the essential information for you, making it effortless for you to immerse yourself in the rich artistic diversity that Paris has to offer.

Dive into the realm of art and culture with our thoughtfully curated list.
Enjoy exploring and savoring the stunning exhibitions in this enchanting city!

Bourse de Commerce - Pinault Collection

Exhibition: The world as it is

Until: September 2nd, 2024 (104 days remaining.)

Description:
In spring 2024, a group of iconic works from the Pinault Collection will be displayed on all levels of the Bourse de Commerce, like a spiral in which the images highlight François Pinault's passion for and commitment to contemporary art. Bringing together works produced mainly between the 1980s and today, the exhibition reveals the artists' awareness of the present. "Le monde comme il va", whose title is borrowed from a philosophical tale by Voltaire, presents major artists such as Maurizio Cattelan, Peter Doig, Marlene Dumas, Damien Hirst, Martin Kippenberger, Kimsooja, Jeff Koons, Sigmar Polke and Cindy Sherman. Faced with the excesses and paradoxes of the world and society, but also confronted with the turmoil of the times, artists are at times prophets, visionaries, philosophers, sometimes cynical and ironic, poets and re-enchanters.


 

Centre Pompidou

Exhibition: Brancusi

Until: July 1st, 2024 (41 days remaining.)

Description:
A tribute to the father of modern sculpture, Constantin Brancusi (born in 1876 in Romania, living in Paris from 1904 until his death in 1957), this large-scale exhibition brings together some four hundred works - over one hundred and twenty sculptures, as well as photographs, drawings, films and archives. At the heart of the ensemble is a reconstruction of the artist's studio, conceived during his lifetime as a place to live, a place to create and a place to contemplate his works.


 

Château de Chantilly

Exhibition: Medieval Bestiary

Until: May 27th, 2024 (6 days remaining.)

Description:
In the calendar of the Très Riches Heures of the Duc de Berry, animals are present on every page. A fortiori, Chantilly's rich medieval collections offer a rich and varied repertoire of animal themes. Companions of man since Creation, mirrors of human failings in fables or illuminated margins, subjects of fear, wonder or knowledge, the animals of medieval books offer a bestiary full of humanity and poetry. Some thirty Cantilian manuscripts and incunabula are on display for visitors to admire.


 

Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine

Exhibition: Paul Andreu: Architecture is an Art

Until: June 2nd, 2024 (12 days remaining.)

Description:
Explore 280 original works in this exhibition organized by themes showcasing Paul Andreu's significant influence on airport design and his impactful work in Asia, where he stood out among French designers in the 1980s.


 

Exhibition: Metro! Greater Paris on the move

Until: June 2nd, 2024 (12 days remaining.)

Description:
The Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine and Société du Grand Paris will be presenting the exhibition "Métro! Le Grand Paris en mouvement" exhibition. The exhibition is devoted to the metro, its history and the urban transformations associated with it. The immense worksite currently underway on the Grand Paris express offers an exceptional opportunity to reconsider mobility on the scale of a territory - that of a metropolis of 12 million inhabitants. With its double loop and 4 new metro lines, the network under construction will irrigate territories, create new hubs and new types of public buildings, in particular to improve suburb-to-suburb travel: an infrastructure that gives substance to the Greater Paris whose contours have been constantly redrawn over the last century. Sixty-eight new "stations" in all, where architects and artists have worked together to develop a project for a place that will serve its inhabitants.


 

Cité des sciences et de l'industrie

Exhibition: Space mission

Until: December 31st, 2025 (589 days remaining.)

Description:
Step into the shoes of a spaceman and experience a daydream for the duration of your visit. Structured in five sections, the exhibition invites you to explore, travel, transit, stay and question. It offers an overview of the research, technologies and thinking behind space missions. The discovery of the reality and complexity of this field allows us to glimpse the opportunities offered by space, but also its limits.


 

Exhibition: Metamorphoses

Until: November 24th, 2024 (187 days remaining.)

Description:
Metamorphoses opens the doors to a playful and enchanting universe. Through the dialogue between science and imagination, the Cité des sciences et de l 'industrie's new temporary exhibition for young audiences explores different facets of metamorphoses and transformations.


 

Exhibition: Precious Waste

Until: September 1st, 2024 (103 days remaining.)

Description:
Every year, the world produces over two billion tons of trash. This temporary exhibition encourages you to recognize the vast amount of waste generated by the Western world's production-focused economy.


 

Exhibition: Crowds

Until: May 24th, 2024 (3 days remaining.)

Description:
Let yourself be carried away by _Crowds_, the new temporary exhibition of the Cité des Sciences et de l 'Industrie. Not only will you observe, but you'll also learn the behaviors of crowd phenomena thanks to an ingenious scenography.


 

Disneyland Paris

Exhibition: Disney Electrical Sky Parade

Until: January 6th, 2025 (230 days remaining.)

Description:
Until September 30, 2024, at dusk, look up and discover Disney Electrical Sky Parade! A veritable ballet of drones over Sleeping Beauty's Castle, bringing fairy-tale colors to the starry skies just before the award-winning Disney Dreams* night show!


 

Expiatory Chapel

Exhibition: The Only Man in the Family: The Duchess and the Duc d'Angoulême

Until: September 17th, 2024 (119 days remaining.)

Description:
Marie-Thérèse Charlotte de France, known as "Madame Royale," was the only sibling of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette to survive the revolutionary period and reach adulthood.


 

Fondation Louis Vuitton

Exhibition: Matisse, l'Atelier rouge

Until: September 9th, 2024 (111 days remaining.)

Description:
The Foundation, in collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, and the SMK - Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen (Danish National Museum of Art), hosts the exhibition "Matisse, L'Atelier rouge", devoted to the genesis and history of this famous 1911 masterpiece, one of MoMA's signature works since its acquisition in 1949. It depicts the artist's studio and the paintings, sculptures and decorative objects it contains. The exhibition brings together for the first time the works present in L'Atelier rouge since they left Matisse's studio in Issy-les-Moulineaux. It is enriched by previously unpublished archive documents and works that shed light on the context of creation and the adventure of this painting.


 

Exhibition: Ellsworth Kelly. Shapes and colors, 1949-2015

Until: September 9th, 2024 (111 days remaining.)

Description:
Celebrating the centenary of the artist's birth, "Ellsworth Kelly. Formes et Couleurs, 1949-2015" is the first exhibition in France to take such a broad approach to the work of this essential creator of the second half of the 20th century, both in terms of chronology and the techniques it brings together. Organized in conjunction with the Glenstone Museum (Potomac, Maryland) and in collaboration with the Ellsworth Kelly Studio, the exhibition brings together over a hundred pieces, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs and collages. The exhibition benefits from loans from international institutions (Art Institute of Chicago, Kröller-Müller Museum, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Tate, Whitney Museum) and private collections.


 

Grand Palais Immersif

Exhibition: Loading: Urban art in the digital age

Until: July 21st, 2024 (61 days remaining.)

Description:
The exhibition traces the history of urban art and shows the impact of digital production and distribution technologies on the work of urban artists. In the twentieth century, the walls of cities were marked by the widespread dissemination of urban art. With the advent of the Internet and social networks, street art underwent a revolution, leading to a new relationship between artists and the city.


 

Hôtel de la Marine

Exhibition: A Taste of the Renaissance. A dialogue between collections

Until: June 30th, 2024 (40 days remaining.)

Description:
As part of its program of two temporary exhibitions a year, the Al Thani Collection at Hôtel de la Marine presents the exhibition "Le Goût de la Renaissance. A dialogue between collections".


 

L'Atelier des Lumières

Exhibition: The Orientalists. Ingres, Delacroix, Gérôme...

Until: January 5th, 2025 (229 days remaining.)

Description:
In the 19th century, the gates of the Orient opened for Western painters drawn by the mysteries of distant lands. Dazzled by the light of the Deep South, revealing the reliefs of arid landscapes and the colors of spectacularly patterned architecture, the Orientalists Delacroix, Gérôme, Ingres and other major names of European expression, invited us on a veritable pictorial expedition to a new, exotic and bewitching world of the dreamed-of Orient.


 

Exhibition: The Egypt of the Pharaohs. From Cheops to Ramses II

Until: January 5th, 2025 (229 days remaining.)

Description:
From February 9, 2024, step back in time and rediscover the Egypt of the pharaohs through the masterpieces of this mythical civilization, which spans three millennia and fascinates every generation. Grains of sand lifted by the wind reveal the remains of ancient Egypt as they appeared to French scientists during the Egyptian Campaign of 1798-1801, and as painter David Roberts drew them, noting in his notebook "We are a people of dwarfs visiting a nation of giants". In the beginning, ancient Egypt had its own cosmogony, a rich account of the genesis of the world. The sacred forces of the gods clash and reveal themselves on the walls of the Atelier des Lumières, right up to the appearance of the first men on earth. The journey continues along the Nile, sacred river and source of life. The rhythm of the floods and the seasons provides the fertile silt needed for a luxuriant flora and fauna to flourish.


 

La Cinémathèque française

Exhibition: The Art of James Cameron

Until: January 5th, 2025 (229 days remaining.)

Description:
When James Cameron released his first feature film, Terminator, in 1984, the world witnessed the arrival of a unique talent who would shatter the cinematic status quo for years to come. In the decades that followed, this methodical and exacting filmmaker produced a series of blockbusters that dominated the box office and left their mark on pop culture.


 

La Monnaie de Paris

Exhibition: Gold, silver, bronze. A history of the Olympic medal

Until: September 22nd, 2024 (124 days remaining.)

Description:
On the occasion of the XXXIII Summer Olympic Games in Paris, the Musée de la Monnaie de Paris wanted to highlight the art and history of the Olympic medal. An object that the Monnaie de Paris knows well as a historic medal manufacturer.


 

Exhibition: Insert Coin*. Pinball machines, arcade terminals and coin-operated games

Until: June 30th, 2024 (40 days remaining.)

Description:
From the post-war years to the late 1990s, young people flocked to cafés and arcades to spend their pocket money on gaming machines. It was the golden age of table soccer, pinball machines, jukeboxes and other electromechanical games. The exhibition will take you back to the heart of this material culture of cafés, allowing you to play on historic machines during your visit. Ready to play? Insert corner and... play!


 

Louvre Museum

Exhibition: The MET at the Louvre. Dialogues of oriental antiquities

Until: September 28th, 2024 (130 days remaining.)

Description:
The Department of Oriental Antiquities welcomes ten major works from the Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met), currently closed for extensive renovation work. Together with the Met, the Louvre has designed an original dialogue between these two collections, which will take place in the permanent Oriental Antiquities galleries. Dating from between the end of the 4th millennium B.C. and the 5th century A.D., the works from the Met, exceptional guests, introduce remarkable correspondences with the Louvre's collections, either forming a pair reunited for the first time on this occasion, or complementing each other due to the specificities linked to the history of each of the two collections. From Central Asia to Syria, often passing through Iran and Mesopotamia, these dialogues between collections allow us to discover in a different way these multi-millennia-old works and the histories to which they bear witness.


 

Exhibition: Olympism

Until: September 16th, 2024 (118 days remaining.)

Description:
OLYMPISM


 

Exhibition: Revisiting Van Eyck. The Virgin of Chancellor Rolin

Until: June 17th, 2024 (27 days remaining.)

Description:
To share with the public the event represented by this historic restoration (the work had never been restored since it entered the Louvre in 1800), the museum decided to devote the first of the exhibitions - files to be held in the Salle de la Chapelle since 2014 to Jan Van Eyck's masterpiece: Chancellor Rolin at Prayer before the Virgin and Child, also known as The Virgin of Chancellor Rolin. The restoration, which has notably lightened the layers of oxidized varnish that were darkening the painting, offers a spectacular rediscovery of the painting.


 

Musée de l’Armée

Exhibition: Duels. The art of fighting

Until: August 18th, 2024 (89 days remaining.)

Description:
With the exhibition "Duels. L'art du combat", the Musée de l'Armée returns to the historical roots of the duel to explore its major principles and evolutions, right up to the fantasies of our collective imagination.


 

Musée de l’Orangerie

Exhibition: Wolfgang Laib. A mountain that cannot be climbed. For Monet

Until: July 8th, 2024 (48 days remaining.)

Description:
This presentation will feature works created specifically by the artist for the museum's unique architecture, in dialogue with Monet's Water Lilies, an ode to nature and beauty.


 

Exhibition: Robert Ryman. The gaze in action

Until: July 1st, 2024 (41 days remaining.)

Description:
The Musée de l'Orangerie is devoting an exhibition to the American artist Robert Ryman (1930-2019). Entitled "Robert Ryman. Le regard en acte", this first major presentation dedicated to the painter since 1981 in a French public institution confirms, five years after his death, the historical importance of this artist. All too often assimilated to the American minimalist movement, with which it is most often in dialogue on museum walls, Ryman's singular approach now demands to be seen for itself and by itself.


 

Musée du Luxembourg

Exhibition: Match: Design & Sport - A History Looking to the Future

Until: August 11th, 2024 (82 days remaining.)

Description:
Sport and design have always influenced each other, with design enhancing athletic ability through materials, ergonomics, and aesthetics. The Musée du Luxembourg is currently showcasing an exhibition on the future of sport and design, exploring the connections between the two fields and their potential developments.


 

Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac

Exhibition: Myriam Mihindou

Until: November 10th, 2024 (173 days remaining.)

Description:
Invitation to contemporary artist Myriam Mihindou, for an immersive work of sound constructed in resonance with the museum's collection of musical instruments.


 

Exhibition: Mexica. Offerings and gods at the Templo Mayor

Until: September 8th, 2024 (110 days remaining.)

Description:
The fruit of research carried out at the main temple of Mexican culture is presented for the first time in Europe. A unique exhibition in the history of Mesoamerican archaeology.


 

Exhibition: Shamanic Visions

Until: May 26th, 2024 (5 days remaining.)

Description:
The exhibition explores the contemporary issues surrounding the relationship between hallucinatory images and iconographic production, using ayahuasca as a case study. While ayahuasca - literally "liana of the dead" in Quechua - has fascinated the Western world for only half a century since its popularization by the Beat Generation, this hallucinogenic beverage occupies a central place in the social life of many indigenous societies in the Western Amazon. The exhibition presents a panorama of the various contemporary representations of these ayahuasca-induced "visionary images".


 

Musée d’Orsay

Exhibition: Paris 1874 Inventing Impressionism

Until: July 14th, 2024 (54 days remaining.)

Description:
150 years ago, on April 15, 1874, the first Impressionist exhibition opened in Paris. "Hungry for independence, Monet, Renoir, Degas, Morisot, Pissarro, Sisley and Cézanne decided to break away from the rules by organizing their own exhibitions, outside the official channels: Impressionism was born. To celebrate this anniversary, the Musée d'Orsay presents some 130 works, and takes a fresh look at this key date, considered to be the kick-off for the avant-garde.


 

Exhibition: Nathanaëlle Herbelin

Until: June 30th, 2024 (40 days remaining.)

Description:
A frequent visitor to the Musée d'Orsay collections since childhood, French-Israeli artist Nathanaëlle Herbelin is invited to put her paintings and sources of inspiration into perspective. A descendant of the Nabis, the artist brings their favorite subjects - daily life, domestic interiors and intimacy - up to date in compositions that are nonetheless resolutely contemporary.


 

Musée Marmottan Monet

Exhibition: In the game! Artists and sport (1870-1930)

Until: September 1st, 2024 (103 days remaining.)

Description:
From Impressionism to Cubism, this event will show how sport, sports and sportsmen and women became the subjects of modernity and the avant-garde. At the crossroads of the 19th and 20th centuries, while Pierre de Courbertin was inventing a contemporary version of the ancient Olympiads, sport was undergoing a series of mutations that artists were taking full measure of. From its aristocratic and English origins in the 19th century, sport gradually became acculturated across the European continent and as far afield as the United States, democratizing both spectacle and practice, to become a mass leisure activity at the beginning of the following century. The exhibition will explore the ethical issues and aesthetic modalities of the way sports are viewed.


 

Musée national Picasso-Paris

Exhibition: The Collection. Seeing Picasso again

Until: March 12th, 2026 (660 days remaining.)

Description:
From March 12, the Musée national Picasso-Paris returns to its three-storey collection, following a year of celebrations and a masterly exhibition devoted to the artist Sophie Calle. Ten years after the museum's reopening, the collection takes up permanent residence in the Hôtel Salé.


 

Musée Rodin

Exhibition: L'Atelier Rodin

Until: September 1st, 2024 (103 days remaining.)

Description:
Time for action! Dedicated to the discovery and understanding of sculpture through practice, Atelier Rodin is packed with new ways to have fun and learn at the museum. To coincide with the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, this third edition invites young and old alike to move and play, with an unprecedented space for experiencing sculpture with the whole body.


 

Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris

Exhibition: Sheer: The Diaphanous Creations of Yves Saint Laurent

Until: August 25th, 2024 (96 days remaining.)

Description:
The exhibition *Sheer: The Diaphanous Creations of Yves Saint Laurent* will focus on transparency as an artistic theme, with architect Pauline Marchetti designing the exhibit. It will feature forty garments, including iconic pieces from Saint Laurent's collections, showcasing his innovative use of diaphanous fabrics to redefine women's fashion.


 

Palace of Versailles

Exhibition: Imperial silks for Versailles, Mobilier national collection

Until: June 23rd, 2024 (33 days remaining.)

Description:
From March 19 to June 23, 2024, the Grand Trianon is hosting an exhibition devoted to Napoleon I's exceptional order to the Lyonnais silk manufacturers to re-furnish the Château de Versailles.


 

Panthéon

Exhibition: Living to Death: Missak Manouchian and his Resistance Comrades at the Panthéon

Until: September 8th, 2024 (110 days remaining.)

Description:
See original documents, archives, photographs, and Missak Manouchian's handwritten notebooks on loan from the _Yerevan Museum of Art and Literature_.