Arts in Paris today and much more
Digital art really is the future for exhibitions and artistic storytelling. Modern technology lets gallery visitors interact with images in a whole new way. Recent deconstructions of Klimt and Van Gogh shed new light on themes and expressions. The latest show in this trend in Paris is the Nuit aux Invalides 2019 spectacle.
From 12 July 2019 to 30 August 2019More info
The Romantic era of Paris is one that provided us with an astonishing array of artists and sculptures. It is also one that is perfectly synonymous with Paris to this day. The city has retained the feel of this prerevolutionary era in many ways. Therefore, many art lovers and visitors will appreciate the chance to see such a broad collection of pieces from this period.
From 22 May 2019 to 15 September 2019More info
Fashion-inspired exhibitions are always a popular choice in Paris. They provide a new opportunity to see designs and designers thought processes. Some galleries and museums will focus on a particular style or designer. The Musee Galliera – with help from the Musee Bourdelle – is taking a different approach with their Back Side: Fashion from Behind exhibition. This show uses a series of 100 silhouettes and accompanying pieces to look at the backs of dresses and other garments. It is literally a way of offering a new perspective on fashion. Why are we so focuses on the front when backs can be elegant too?
From 05 July 2019 to 17 November 2019More info
Many kings and queens have graced France’s history over the centuries and some are more famous than others. We were probably never meant to know that much about Madame de Maintenon. She was the wife of Louis XIV after she married him in secret. Still, she has a prominent place in the household of the Palace of Versailles and played a big part in its history. The queen lived in the palace for 35 years within her own quarters. Curators here have now restored the rooms, including the silk hangings, and brought together a range of items that offer a new glimpse into her history and influence.
From 16 April 2019 to 21 July 2019More info
Paris has never shied away from providing some brilliant night-time entertainment. We can see all kinds of shows and performance art experiences across the city into the early hours. This night-time entertainment isn’t so often seen in museums and art galleries.
From 18 May 2019 to 18 May 2019More info
The moon has been a source of inspiration for countless people across the world for centuries. Artists painted the moonlight on their subjects to play with the light. Writers played with the fact and fiction of this incredible body in the sky. Explorers finally ventured to the surface to learn more. Graphic designers created images playing on the stories of the man on the moon, the seas on the surface and so much more. There are so many ways to look at the moon, which is why the new exhibition at the Grand Palais is so exciting.
From 03 April 2019 to 22 July 2019More info
Book fairs are always a must-see attraction for anyone with a passion for literature. An International Rare Book & Fine Art fair takes things to a whole other level. This event in Paris is a chance to see some incredible items and maybe take home a sought-after rarity. These items include first editions of novels, manuscripts, letters and much more.
From 12 April 2019 to 14 April 2019More info
The Grevin Museum in Paris is famous for its brilliant wax models and fun exhibitions. However, some of the residents and displays were getting a little tired. Paris regulars could probably have walked the route blindfolded. The curators decided the time had come for a full-scale renovation – and they did not hold back.
From 09 February 2019 to 09 February 2019More info
Monet is one of the most celebrated landscape painters in France, and with good reason. His work captures the essence of a scene with beautiful attention to the subject and the light. The French master created brilliant works as he travelled around the country, with a keen interest in the landscapes of Belle-Île, Étretat, Pourville, Varengeville and Provence.
From 20 March 2019 to 14 July 2019More info
The name Emil Georg Bührle may not be that familiar to many people in Paris. But, he is actually one of the most renowned German art collectors of recent times. He sought to create a stunning, diverse collection in the 1950s and ended up with more than 600 pieces from various artists.
From 20 March 2019 to 21 July 2019More info