Paris is an exciting city of art, fashion, music, gastronomy and much more. The city of lights never stops. Thus, it constantly sees new exhibitions appearing in the many museums of our beautiful city. Here are the must-see exhibitions from October.
“Picasso. Drawing to infinity” at the Center Pompidou
Legendary artist Pablo Picasso continues to exert an immeasurable influence on the art world, even fifty years after his passing. To celebrate his artistic genius, the Center Pompidou, in collaboration with the National Picasso Museum, presents the event exhibition “Picasso. Draw endlessly.” This exceptional exhibition is a captivating tribute to the artist and his prolific creation. It should therefore be at the top of your list of cultural must-sees this year.
From 18 October 2023 to 15 January 2024 - The Centre Pompidou – Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris
The Gainsbarre, in homage to Serge Gainsbourg
Do not miss ! Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Gainsbarre, an emblematic place which celebrates inheritance of the icon of French song, Serge Gainsbourg. As soon as you walk through the doors of Gainsbarre, you are transported into the artistic universe and provocative by Serge Gainsbourg. The walls are decorated withiconic images of the artist, his famous quotes, and works of art that pay homage to him. The musical ambiance is a fusion of classic Gainsbourg songs and other pieces that draw inspiration from his unique style.
The Gainsbarre, 14 Rue de Verneuil, 75007 Paris
“The Flowers of Evil” at Maison Guerlain
Du October 18 to November 13, 2023, Maison Guerlain presents its new exhibition Les Fleurs du Mal. An ode to the work of Charles Baudelaire. A tribute in resonance with the history of the House which this year celebrates 170 years of the Bee Bottle created for Empress Eugénie, philanthropist and protector of the poet. Each work exhibited by Maison Guerlain explores the fragile boundaries of existence. These works also invite deep introspection on the duality de life and death, sadness and ideaL. Thus, this exhibition will bring together 26 international, emerging artists and major figures of the current scene. Then will be held on the three levels of the Guerlain House.
Guerlain Boutique 68 Champs-Elysées – 68 Av. des Champs-Élysées, 75008 Paris
“Medieval treasures from the Victoria and Albert Museum: when the English spoke French” at the Hôtel de la Marine
The Al Thani Collection, which comprises an exceptional collection of artworks spanning a period from ancient times to the present, presents the exhibition: “Medieval treasures from the Victoria and Albert Museum: when the English spoke French”. From October 5, 2023 and until January 7, 2024, this unmissable exhibition will bring together for the first time in Paris more than 70 exceptional masterpieces of medieval art. These works come from the famous collection of medieval art at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. One of the largest in the world! Sculptures, enameled glass, ivories, stained glass, textiles, etc. The exhibition illustrates the complex and interdependent relationships between England and continental Europe throughout the Middle Ages.
Navy Hotel – 2 Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris
“Stage jewelry of the Comédie-Française” at the School of Jewelry Arts
Du October 6, 2023 to February 4, 2024, the emblematic School of Jewelry Arts exhibits the stage jewelry worn by the most famous actresses and comedians. This valuable exhibition traces the history of stage jewelry since the XNUMXth century. Jewelry, paintings, drawings, manuscripts, bear witness to the sumptuousness of these objects, which, while often made from non-precious materials, implement jewelry know-how !
THE SCHOOL, School of Jewelry Arts – 31 Rue Danielle Casanova, 75001 Paris
“Ghost and Spirit” by Mike Kelley – Pinault Collection
In the midst of several exhibitions at the Commerce Exchange, a special exhibition appears in the heart of this museum. Mike Kelley takes over the museum from October 13, 2023 with the “Ghost and Spirit” exhibition. The exhibition is dedicated to the American artist, among the most influential of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Thus, it offers a new look at this major and unclassifiable work, through its most important pieces, some of which belong to the Pinault Collection. This retrospective also presents a sequence of different bodies of work or immersive environments by the artist. Among which are presented, in the Rotunda, the spectacular Kandors, cities of the future under glass bells.
Trade Exchange – Pinault Collection – 2 Rue de Viarmes, 75001 Paris
“Beyond Rembrandt, Prints from the Dutch Golden Age” at the Château de Chantilly
The Condé Museum, a jewel of French culture, has an exceptional surprise in store for its visitors for its Dutch season. In a breathtaking revelation, a completely new part of its collections is on display to the general public. This initiative, made possible thanks to the passion and insight of the Duke of Aumale, an illustrious lover of prints, highlights an artistic treasure that was until then hidden from the eyes of the world. At the heart of this exhibition is a remarkable collection of engravings and etchings, testament to the artistic talent that flourished during the Dutch Golden Age. A cultural experience not to be missed for art lovers and the curious from all walks of life.
From 14 October 2023 to 25 February 2024 - Chantilly castle – 60500 Chantilly
The new “90’s” exhibition on the occasion of the release of Thierry le Gouès’ book
Major player in fashion photography of the 90s, Thierry Le Gouès presents his fifth book “90’S”. A collection of his best photographs during the emblematic decade of the nineties. A mixture of rebellion andinnovation for the fashion industry. “90's” is a book devoted to his fashion work through his various collaborations with Éditons Condé Nast and the great top models of those years who left their mark on an entire generation.
In 1990, Thierry carried out his first collaborations with Condé Nast Editions (Vogue Italy, L'Uomo Vogue, Glamour, Vogue Hommes). Thus, he very quickly imposes his style! Classic compositions, carefully studied lighting effects through cinematographic staging, sensual and powerful black and white and timeless images. “90's” is also a tribute to the many fashion designers, stylists, editors, top models, with whom Thierry has worked, capturing their personalities through his bold vision.
Thirty years later, “90’S” allows the new generation to (re)discover the years that many consider to be the best in the fashion industry: “the Golden Age”. Thierry returns with this work to where it all began when he chose to make fashion photos and not fashionable photos.
From September 27 to November 15, 2023 – a. gallery – 4 Rue Léonce Reynaud, 75116 Paris
“Contact Sheets” at the GNG Gallery
From September 14 to October 28, 2023, the GNG Gallery will host the “Contact Sheets” exhibition. A spotlight on the aesthetic approach of Maurice Renoma, artist, and the creative impulse that accompanies his entire life. Gilles Naudin presents a new project. It is designed to investigate the origins of the artist's creative process and the multiple facets of his personality. This exhibition will be held on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Maison Renoma in October 2023.
GNG Art Gallery – 3 Rue Visconti, 75006 Paris
“A Knight of Heaven. Édouard Corniglion-Molinier, Companion of the Liberation (1898-1963)” at the Museum of the Order of the Liberation, at the Hôtel national des Invalides
The Order of the Liberation has chosen to present a temporary exhibition dedicated to the little-known and nevertheless extraordinary journey of the Companion of the Liberation Édouard Corniglion-Molinier, on the occasion of the sixtieth anniversary of his disappearance. Volunteer in the Great War, pilot, adventurer, film man, journalist, pioneer of the Resistance, commander and then general of the Free French Air Force, minister, deputy, senator, general councilor and mayor attached to his native Provence, Édouard Corniglion- Molinier is also a friend of Malraux, Marcel Carné, Jacques Prévert, Marcel Dassault and Marcel Pagnol. The exhibition will endeavor to evoke the multiple facets of the life of Édouard Corniglion-Molinier.
Museum of the Order of Liberation – 129 Rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris
Virgil Abloh at Kreo Gallery
Since September 21st, Gallery Kreo pays tribute to the founder of the Off-White brand, Virgile Abloh, who died two years ago. Until November 1, 2023, this unique exhibition entitled: “VIRGIL ABLOH: ECHOSYSTEMS”, will reveal the designer's latest new creations alongside works by major artists who have influenced his world, such as Basquiat, Keith Haring and Marcel Duchamp! This is the perfect opportunity to (re)discover the creations of Virgil Abloh, a visionary artist with multiple talents.
Kreo Paris Gallery – 31 Rue Dauphine, 75006 Paris
“It’s up to you, my darling” at the Picasso Museum
This exhibition by the artist Sophie Calle shows that she wishes to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Picasso's death. Until January 7, 2024, it takes over the entire four floors of the Hôtel Salé with a unique exhibition proposal. “It’s up to you to make my cute” by Sophie Calle takes a curious and offbeat look at a choice of emblematic works by Picasso. The artist summons images or memory through a personal story. Thus, Sophie Calle explores some of the themes that are central to her. Such as the deprivation of sight or disappearance by resorting to the archive and writing as sources and raw materials for its creation.
National Picasso Museum-Paris – 5 Rue de Thorigny, 75003 Paris
“Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise, the last months” at the Musée d’Orsay
The art of Vincent van Gogh, one of the most famous and influential painters of all time, continues to fascinate and inspire the art world. This year marks the 50th anniversary of his death. And to celebrate this memorable event, a completely unique exhibition is being created. Organized by the Public Establishment of Orsay and Orangerie museums in Paris, in collaboration with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, this exhibition will immerse you in a crucial but often overlooked period of the artist's career.
From October 3, 2023 to February 4, 2024 – Musée d'Orsay – Esplanade Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, 75007 Paris
Discover the exhibition “Azzedine Alaïa, couturier collector” at the Palais Galliera
Azzedine Alaïa was a great cutting virtuoso. A major retrospective devoted to the couturier is highlighted at Galliera Palace through a unique exhibition. The latter presents, for the first time, its heritage collection exceptional that he has gathered over time. It brings together nearly 140 of the most exceptional pieces. The exhibition traces the history of this invaluable collection that Alaïa put together in the greatest secrecy. And which was never revealed during his lifetime, in France or internationally.
To end their journey, visitors are invited to go to Matisse Room, at the Museum of Modern Art located opposite the Palais Galliera, where are presented 3 stage costumes designed by Henri Matisse for the Ballets Russes in 1919 which illustrate the dialogue between fashion and art so dear to the couturier.
From September 27 to January 21, 2023 - Galliera Palace – 10 Av. Pierre 1er of Serbia, 75116 Paris
The Marguerites of Gaumont at the Gaité Lyrique
Du September 15, 2023 to December 22, the prestigious Lyrical gaiety offers the public an immersion in the subtle union between music and cinema. In 2003, Christophe Chassol started a collaboration with Gaumont to create the iconic melody of the famous daisy logo. Twenty years later, the artist offers a contemporary look on the remarkable catalog of Gaumont, through an exhibition, a concert and a series of screenings of a rare singularity.
This immersive experience transcends the boundaries of art, subtly harmonizing music with the seventh art. The gallery offers an unprecedented experience, where the melodic vibrations blend delicately with the moving images. Thus, Chassol brilliantly reveals the very essence of cinematic beauty !
The Gaite Lyrique – 3bis Rue Papin, 75003 Paris
“ALAÏA / GRÈS, Beyond fashion” at the Azzedine Alaïa Foundation
In the silence of their workshops, Madame Grès and Azzedine Alaïa, like sculptors, pursued an artistic quest devoted to sewing. Mrs Sandstone, discreet and determined, has sublimated the art of draping, whileAzzedine Alaia, having studied sculpture at the School of Fine Arts of Tunis, brought his unique vision to the cut. Their common ambition has never been altered by the world of fashion, but rather magnified, placing them as pillars of fashion history.
This unpublished exhibition brings together, for the first time, the creations of Madame Grès and Azzedine Alaïa, exploring their formal principles, their research on cuts, the harmonies of fabrics and colors that they share. Evening and day dresses of these two couturiers invite the visitor to a timeless lesson beyond trends. THE 60 creations exhibited bear witness to the dialogue between Sandstone and Alaïa, two tenacious artists who have become master fashion sculptors, each in their own way.
“Scents of the Orient” at the Institute of the Arab World
Du September 26, 2023 to February 11, 2024, Arab World Institute offers an extraordinary adventure. A bewitching exploration at the heart of the perfumes of the Orient and their captivating history. It's a exhilarating journeyWhere ancient and contemporary works mingle harmoniously, enriched by smelling devicescaptivating scents and scents exclusively created by the master perfumer Christopher Sheldrake. This exhibit offers an abundance of fascinating items, including manuscripts, textiles, paintings, photographs and nearly 200 other works of art.
Each fragrance and balm exposed testifies to the way in which perfume permeates Arabic traditions, thus perpetuating a history as old as time itself.
Institut du Monde Arabe – 1 Rue des Fosses Saint-Bernard, 75005 Paris
Mark Rothko at the Louis Vuitton Foundation
This unique exhibition is the first retrospective in France dedicated to the painter mark rothko since 1999 at the Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris. From October 18, 2023, the Foundation brings together some 115 works within its museum. They come from the largest institutional collections, in particular from the Washington National Gallery of Art, the Tate in London and the Phillips Collection in Washington, and major international private collections including that of the artist's family! Finally, following a chronological route, the exhibition retraces the artist's entire career since his first figurative paintings to the abstraction which defines his work today.
Louis Vuitton Foundation – 8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, 75116 Paris
“Paris lights up: the bridges of Paris at night”, at Paris City Hall
Would you like an outdoor photo exhibition in the heart of Paris? From October 16 to November 30, 2023, will be the perfect opportunity to admire the black and white photos of the magnificent capital as well as its majestic bridges on the gates of the Town Hall. For five years, the author of the exhibition and American photographer, Gary Zuercher, traveled the capital armed with his camera. At night, he captured the nocturnal life of the bridges and their intense light against the black of the river. Today, the artist decides to highlight certain architectural jewels of the city through different exceptional photos and to show them to everyone!
Hôtel de Ville – Pl. de l’Hôtel de Ville, 75004 Paris
“Workonpapers” by Gilles Bensimon at the Larock-Granoff Gallery
Du September 14 to October 15, 2023, at the gallery Larock Granoff, discover an unknown aspect of the famous fashion photographer Gilles Bensimon. A talented artist and inspired creator. For the very first time, he reveals his "Workpapers". A collection of 50 unpublished works on paper.Rendez-vous in the captivating universe of Gilles Bensimon. Under no circumstances should you miss this exhibition which will not leave art lovers indifferent.
Larock-Granoff Gallery – 13 Quai de Conti, 75006 Paris
Amedeo Modigliani at the Orangery Museum
Take advantage of the last fine days of the season in the Tuileries Garden. Amedeo Modigliani and Paul Guillaume settle in Musée de l'Orangerie from September 20 to January 15. This exhibition recounts the crossed destiny of the two men, an artist and a dealer. The Italian painter meets Paul Guillaume in the heart of Montmartre and it is in a hidden studio that he will create his most beautiful pieces. The exhibition traces history by presenting paintings such as the "Woman with the Velvet Ribbon". A very Parisian and cosmopolitan visit not to be missed.
Orangerie Museum – Tuileries Garden, 75001 Paris
“DOPPELGANGER!” » at the Palais de Tokyo
The exhibition “DOPPELGANGER!” » by Jakob Lena Knebl and Ashley Hans Scheirl takes the form of various installations, islands of light which invite the public to explore “spaces of desire”, in the words of the artists. These items create an immersive atmosphere including carpet and mirrors through which visitors become part of the exhibition. The scenography draws on the codes of art, design, literature and socio-cultural phenomena while tending towards humor and the grotesque.
Palais de Tokyo – 13 Avenue du President Wilson, 75116 Paris
“The Regency of Paris, The Dawn of Enlightenment” at the Carnavalet Museum History of Paris
The Carnavalet – History of Paris museum presents an exhibition dedicated to the Regency, a forgotten period of history which marks the return of the king and political, economic and cultural life in Paris. From October 20, 2023 and until February 25, this exhibition is part of the commemoration of the tercentenary of the disappearance of the Regent. Thus, its thematic structure highlights the innovations of the period to measure their historical significance.
More than 200 works: paintings, sculptures, graphic works, decorative elements and pieces of furniture, from public and private collections, allow you to explore this extraordinary period in history. Finally, you will have the opportunity to realize the changes in society at a time when Paris is establishing itself as the cultural capital of France, and this in a lasting way!
Carnavalet Museum – History of Paris – 23 Rue de Sévigné, 75003 Paris
Treasures in black and white at the Petit Palais
Du September 12 to January 14, the black and white universe is honored at the Petit Palais. It is a very particular style which is presented, that of the print. This ancient technique gives rise to singular and original works. The exhibition highlights the greatest artists of this style, such as Toulouse-Lautrec or Auguste Renoir. These are only 2 names among the 45 artists which are exposed. It's a real ride through different painting techniques and through the ages. A digital part is also present, the ideal opportunity for the most gamers to use the interactive tablet to create their own print! It is also the perfect opportunity to discover the gardens of the Petit Palais and to offer you a gourmet snack in this exceptional place.
Petit Palais – Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris
Gertrude Stein and Pablo Picasso at the Luxembourg Museum
For the 50th birthday of the death of the famous painter Pablo Picasso, le Luxembourg Museum offers an exhibition on two icons of the XNUMXth century: Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein. From September 13 to January 28, visitors will be able to experience more than a century of art through poetic, musical and graphic works. Great figures will also be exhibited, such as Andy Warhol, Henri Matisse or even Bob Wilson. The friendship between Stein and Picasso, a poet and a painter, is perfectly represented through this exhibition. An appointment not to be missed for all XNUMXth century art lovers.
Luxembourg Museum – 19 Rue de Vaugirard, 75006 Paris
Nicolas de Staël at the Museum of Modern Art
Du September 15, 2023 to January 21, 2024, the prestigious Paris Museum of Modern Art invites you to an exceptional cultural experience! Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the iconic Nicolas de Staël. A key figure in French post-war art. With a rare elegance, this exhibition invites you to explore an artistic retrospective of exceptional scope, devoted to this genius of colors and shapess. It reveals little-known aspects of his career and unveils artistic treasures rarely accessible to the general public.
The exhibition thus recounts a unique journey, in the presence of an exquisite selection of nearly 200 paintings. Drawings, engravings and notebooks, from the most prestigious collections in Europe and the United States. This exceptional event is an exclusive opportunity for art enthusiasts to admire the legacy of a visionary artist, who was able to sublimate emotions through his unique creations. The finesse of his work, between control and audacity, will lead visitors into a world full of beauty and depth. An exhibition not to be missed!
Paris Museum of Modern Art – 11 Avenue du President Wilson, 75116 Paris
“8 BILLION HUMANS… WHAT NEXT? » at the Humathèque on Campus Condorcet, in Aubervilliers
The exhibition entitled “8 Billion Humans… and After? » will be held at the Humathèque of the Condorcet Campus, in Aubervilliers, September 22 to November 10, 2023. It promises to be an unmissable event! In November 2022, our planet crossed the symbolic threshold of 8 billion inhabitants, a figure that raises many questions about our common future.
This exhibition aims toexplore these crucial questions. Fruit of the collaboration between Science Actualités and INED, “8 Billion Humans… and After? » will shed scientific light on demographic projections. It offers an enlightened look at the evolution of the world population then looks at possible scenarios for the demographic future of the Earth, necessary adaptations within our societies facing these new balances, and the capacity of the planet to accommodate such a multitude of human beings!
Condorcet Campus – Humathèque – Cr des Humanités, 93300 Aubervilliers
“Fashion in motion” at the Palais Galliera
Le Galliera Palace questions the relationship between fashion and sports. This chronological exhibition is to be discovered from June 16, 2023 to September 7, 2025. This extraordinary exhibition brings together approximately 200 works unpublished presenting the history of fashion since the XNUMXth century. On your way, you will surely find pieces loaned exceptionally by the National Sports Museum (Nice). The Forney Library (Paris). CHANEL Heritage. The Emile Hermès collection. THE Rykiel Creation. Or the Japanese house Yohji Yamamoto.
The route of the exhibition highlights a vision on fashion over the centuries, its trends, its silhouettes… But also a look at the democratization of sport. Do not hesitate any longer, and visit this unusual exhibition !
Galliera Palace – 10 Av. Pierre 1er of Serbia, 75116 Paris
“Ron Mueck” at the Cartier Foundation
Located in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, the Cartier Foundation invites you to discover the incredible work of Ron Mueck. This australian sculptor exceptional exhibits a group of works never shown in France alongside emblematic works from his career. Admire his monumental installation Mass (2017), presented for the very first time outside Australia. As well as a large-scale sculpture designed for the occasion. There Cartier Foundation was the first French institution to host a personal exhibition of Ron Mueck in 2005. Subsequently, the Foundation devoted a more complete exhibition to him in 2013.
Du June 8 to November 5, the foundation is continuing its long-term dialogue with this single artist.
Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain – 261 Boulevard Raspail, 75014 Paris
– FORMES – the Yves Saint Laurent exhibition
Shapes offers a contemporary perspective on the work of the famous couturier Yves Saint Laurent. In collaboration with the artist Claudia Wieser, this exhibition takes a artistic dimension outstanding. Thanks to an innovative layout, Claudia Wieser establishes a fascinating dialogue between the iconic textile pieces by Yves Saint Laurent and graphics from the museum's collections.
Through a careful selection of close of forty models, ranging from haute couture to ready-to-wear, including accessories and sketches, this exhibition offers total immersion in the world of Yves Saint Laurent. Each piece is highlighted in such a way as to capture the attention visitors, who can thus appreciate the subtle details, the quality of the craftsmanship and the stylistic innovation that have made the fame of the couturier.
The linking of the creations of Yves Saint Laurent with the decorations and works of Claudia Wieser creates a single resonance, harmoniously blending shapes, colors and textures. This artistic combination gives rise to a immersive experience which transcends the boundaries of fashion, inviting visitors to reflect on the relationship between art, fashion and contemporary culture.
Yves Saint Laurent Foundation – 5 Avenue Marceau, 75116 Paris
Rio Buenos Aires 1909 exhibition, at the Albert Khan Museum
Du June 27 to November 19, South America of the year 1909 invites himself to Paris. streets of Buenos Aires in Argentina at the beach ofe Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, the exhibition follows the journey ofAlber Kahn, a famous businessman during one of his trips. He will be the author of the first autochromes in color on Brazilian soil and his own shots will be exhibited. through his photos, Albert Kahn immerses usat the heart of his journey so immersive and colorful. This fun course invites you to take the time to discover the stories contained in an image, to blend into the atmosphere thanks to the sound effects and historical sound comments.
Albert-Kahn Departmental Museum – 2 Rue du Port, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt
Takashi Murakami at Le Bourget
In the heart of Le Bourget, in the gagosian gallery, are currently the works of the artist Japanese Takashi Murakami. Until December 22, the colorful universe of the artist is exhibited under the name of “Understanding the New Cognitive Domain”. Many colorful works will propel visitors to the other end of the globe, right in the heart of japanese island. Giant paintings, sometimes up to 23 meters long, bear witness to the skill of the artist. This exhibition is also an opportunity to discover several paintings by “lucky cats”. It's just a walk in theAsian universe not to be missed this summer!
Paris Le Bourget Exhibition Center – Carrefour Charles Lindbergh, 93350 Le Bourget
Naples in Paris at the Louvre
Du June 7 to January 8, 2024, Louvre Museum signs an exceptional partnership with the Italian Museum of Capodimonte. At the heart of the wings of the most beautiful French museum are exhibited some sixty of the most great masterpieces of the Neapolitan museum. The works presented are all more exceptional than the others. The varied production makes the moment even more pleasant. World famous works like Danae by Titian will complete your visit to the museum. This collaboration is therefore a mandatory stop during a visit to Paris. An exhibition not to be missed under any circumstances!
Louvre Museum - 75001 Paris
The Paris of Gustave Eiffel at the Cité de l'Architecture
What better way to discover an exhibition on Gustave Eiffel, in front of his most famous work? Until January 8, 2024, City of Architecture offers "The Paris of Gustave Eiffel". Facing the Eiffel Tower, this exhibition is an opportunity to look at other of his works. Like the famousstatue of liberty in new york ! This is an opportunity to unveil the different facets de l 'entrepreneur, engineer and scientist Gustave Eiffel. Many media are used to bring the works of French genius to life. Photographs, digital tools, objects and models will be staged to evoke the Parisian life of Eiffel. It is also an opportunity to discover its working methods. A magic exhibition not to be missed this summer.
Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine – 1 Pl. du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75116 Paris
Fashion and Sport, from one podium to another at MAD
“FASHION AND SPORT, FROM ONE PODIUM TO THE ANOTHER” will be the exhibition not to be missed at Museum of Decorative Arts. Du September 20 to April 7, 2024, sport meets fashion in the perspective of Paris 2024 Olympic Games. This is an opportunity to discover the close ties that unite these two fascinating backgrounds. It is 450 pieces of clothing and accessories, photographs, posters, paintings, sculptures... which are staged in one of the most beautiful Parisian museums. Sportswear has influenced contemporary fashion in many ways and it's thanks to figures like Jean Patou, Jeanne Lanvin or Gabrielle Chanel that this exhibition sees the light of day.
Today jogging and sneakers have become for some, high-end and essential pieces of fashion. This is the case with brands like Balenciaga or Off-White which highlight sportswear in their collections. Of course, we must not miss all thehistory of LacosteFamous tennis clothing brand, which has now become an essential brand.
Museum of Decorative Arts – 107 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris
Metamorphoses at the Cité des Sciences
Metamorphoses opens the doors to a playful and enchanting universe, through an unprecedented dialogue between science and imagination. The exhibition is divided into five spaces. “The marvelous forest”, “My beautiful mirror”, “The world of shadows”, “A thousand and one looks” and “The carnival”. The scenography, deliberately evocative and non-figurative, will immerse you in singular immersive universes. This marvelous exhibition, that will appeal to young and old, will accompany you from April 4, 2023 to November 24, 2024.
City of Sciences – 30 Av. Corentin Cariou, 75019 Paris