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TOP exhibitions to see during the Christmas holidays

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Paris is an exciting city of art, fashion, music, gastronomy and much more. Thus, it constantly sees new exhibitions appearing in the many museums of our beautiful city. Here are the must-see exhibitions during the Christmas holidays.

Johnny Hallyday The Exhibition at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles

Take a dive into the unique career of famous singer Johnny Hallyday within an exhibition of nearly 3000m2. Discover the highlights of his career through poignant scenographic installations, also including an exclusive visit to his office in Marnes-la-Coquette. This exhibition transports you to the heart of Johnny's musical, stage and personal moments! Live excitement of his appearances on stage, attend a emotional mini-concert at the heart of the soundhole of his guitar, and finally, explore the secret office where the artist gave life to his most great classics.

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles – 1 Pl. de la Prte de Versailles, 75015 Paris

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Indonesia is exhibited at the Carrousel du Louvre with Edward Hutabarat

Le Carrousel du Louvre transforms into a magical portal to Indonesia, thanks to the captivating exhibition ofEdward Hutabarat. A visionary of photography. Until 8th January 2024, you will have the opportunity to dive into the vibrant soul of this precious land through 22 photographs. During this exhibition, we will discover Edward's work on the temple of Borobudur, Sumba and Timor under the title “ Selimut Nusantara », or " Archipelago blankets« . Thus, he leads us into a Odyssey cultural. This collection of woven blankets, inspired by wealth natural and cultural heritage of Indonesia, is much more than a simple art exhibition. And yes… It is a living celebration of resilience, tradition and timeless beauty from Indonesia.

Carrousel du Louvre – 99 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

“Bijoy Jain / Studio Mumbai, The Breath of the Architect” at the Cartier Foundation 

December exhibitions

Du December 9, 2023 to April 21, 2024, the Cartier Foundation for contemporary art reveals “ The breath of the architect ". An exhibition designed exclusively for the institution by architect Bijoy Jain, founder of Studio Mumbai in India. Through a work marked by a deep concern for the relationship between man and nature, Jain inscribes time and gesture as fundamental elements. This exhibition delves into the exploration of the complex connections between art, architecture and matter. Each element of the exhibition bears witness to the unique vision of the architect, which transcends conventional borders to create an immersive experience.

Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain – 261 Boulevard Raspail, 75014 Paris

Night at the Pantheon 2023 

December exhibitions

Night at the Pantheon makes its big comeback in 2023 for a 7th edition from December 6, 2023 to January 24, 2024 ! A nocturnal stroll which will allow you to discover the monument from an unusual side, playful and unusual. Immersed in the dark and equipped with a flashlight, you will first descend into the crypt where are buried Great Men and Great Women

With the help of'a quiz and a series of clues highlighting the major achievements of their lives, you will try to discover the national figures present at the Pantheon ! You will be able to enjoy the exceptional architecture and numerous works of the monument in a privileged and intimate setting. 

Pantheon – Pl. du Panthéon, 75005 Paris

“Objective Sea: the Ocean Filmed” at the National Maritime Museum 

December exhibitions

Explore the first exhibition of the “new” National Maritime Museum in Paris with “Objective Sea: the Ocean Filmed”. This exhibition invites you to dive into the heart of a maritime iconography captivating and eventful. From the first magic lanterns of the XNUMXth century to the cinematic masterpiece “Oceans” by Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud, through the contributions of Marey, the light Brothers, Méliès, Windjammer, Le Crabe-Tambour, and even the famous Titanic…  

The exhibition reveals the major influence of the sea on the imagination of the 7th art. More than 300 works, including costumes, posters, paintings, machines, objects, photographs and film extracts, immerse you in this fascinating universe. These pieces come largely from the collections of the Cinémathèque française, thus offering an immersive experience and authentic.

National Maritime Museum of Paris – 17 Pl. du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75116 Paris

“Jungle in the process of enlightenment” at the Jardin des Plantes

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After putting in the spotlight the endangered Species (2018) the oceans (2019) the evolution of life (2021) et tiny wildlife (2022), the National Museum of Natural History offers “On the way to enlightenment”. A new journey around the globe to discover the extraordinary biodiversity of tropical rainforests, combining magic and natural history. This experience gives an overview of this richness through an abundant journey, featuring characteristic, spectacular or unusual species. Fearsome felines, astonishing frogs, giant flowers and other wonders… An immersive and exciting exhibition made up of hundreds of light structures, to be discovered at Jardin des Plantes de Paris from November 22, 2023 to January 21, 2024! 

Jardin des Plantes – 57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris

“Iris Van Herpen. Sculpting the Senses” at MAD

Du November 29, 2023 to April 28, 2024, the exhibition « Iris van Herpen. Sculpting the Senses » celebrates the visionary genius of one of the most innovative fashion designers of her generation. Pioneer in the integration of new technologies In her designs, Iris van Herpen transcends conventional fashion norms by exploring traditional know-how and futuristic perspectives. 

Featuring a selection of over 100 pieces of haute couture designed by Iris van Herpen, the exhibition establishes a dialogue with contemporary works of art by creators. Collectif Mé, Wim Delvoye, Rogan Brown, Kate McCGwire, Damien Jalet, Jacques Rougerie. As well as design creations from Neri Oxman, Ren Ri, Ferruccio Laviani and Tomáš Libertíny. Elements from the natural sciences, such as corals or fossils, resonate with historical pieces. The exhibition explores the body's relationship with space, its connection with clothing, as well as its interaction with the environment. 

Decorative Arts Museum – 107 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

M.Chat’s 25th anniversary at the Galerie Brugier Rigail

From November 30, 2023 and until January 13, 2024, Brugier Rigail gallery famous M.Chat’s 25th anniversary ! The feline icon well known to street art enthusiasts is highlighted in an exhibition entitled « Urban reflections ». This personal and free exhibition invites us on a journey through the artistic adventures of the artist's Cat, surveying the most remote corners of the globe. Some of the paintings on display will trace the history of the Cat in the cities where it was originally tagged, as well as on the rooftops of Paris.

Brugier Rigail Gallery – 40 Rue Volta, 75003 Paris

“At the Court of Prince Genji” at the Guimet Museum 

The Guimet Museum presents a remarkable exhibition highlighting a central work in the cultural history of Japan. Of 22 November 2023 to 25 March 2024, the exhibition « At the court of Prince Genji » dives into the richness of the novel by Murasaki Shikibu. The poet lived during the Heian period (794-1185). An exceptional era where women enjoyed unprecedented freedom, and the Japanese imperial court was renowned for its delicacy, wealth and refinement. This exhibition also explores how visual representations of the novel were integrated by artists, whether in paintings, prints, sculptures, kimonos, textiles, boîtes et precious objects

National Museum of Asian Arts – Guimet – 6 Pl. d’Iéna, 75116 Paris

“Return from Asia: Henri Cernuschi, a collector in the time of Japonism” at the Cernuschi Museum 

December exhibitions

Until 4th February 2024, Cernuschi Museum will present the exhibition “Return from Asia”. She invites visitors to follow in the footsteps ofHenri Cernuschi. Since his travel to the Far East until returning to Paris where he created one of the very first museums of Asian art. The perfect opportunity to celebrate 150th anniversary of his return from Asia. This unique exhibition invites you to discover the journey of the traveler and collector. His innovative contribution made it possible to bring about the taste revolution in Europe, also known as the name of Japonism.

Cernuschi Museum – 7 Av. Velasquez, 75008 Paris

“Balzac, Daumier and the Parisians” at Maison Balzac

December exhibitions

Du 22 November 2023 to 31 March 2024, Maison de Balzac intends to establish a correspondence between drawing and literature. This proximity between Balzac and Daumier has been emphasized many times. Notably by Charles Baudelaire who wrote “the true glory and the true mission of Gavarni and Daumier were to complete Balzac”. Thus, the exhibition offers, within the very house occupied by Balzac, around sixty engravings by Daumier. Also some of his paintings. This thus offers an unprecedented dialogue on two works that respond to and complement each other.

Maison de Balzac – 47 Rue Raynouard, 75016 Paris

“Japan in colors. XNUMXth century photographs” at MAD

December exhibitions

Le Decorative Arts Museum present, from November 8, 2023 to January 28, 2024, “Japan in colors. XNUMXth century photographs ». She exposes 35 photographs previously unpublished images enhanced with colors from the collection of Japanese photographs, composed of more than 800 tests, and which illustrate a picturesque vision of Japan. They represent landscapes, monuments, but also ancient or changing cities, up to everyday or theatrical scenes, populated by protagonists of Japanese culture. Women in kimono, samurai, yakuza, priests, palanquin bearers… 

Decorative Arts Museum – 107 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

“Julia Margaret Cameron – Capturing Beauty” at the Jeu de Paume 

December exhibitions

Until 28th January 2024, Jeu de Paume pays tribute to Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879), pioneer of photographic portraiture. This very first retrospective, dedicated to him in Paris, reveals a hundred photographs. Of its first experiments to historical, literary or allegorical figurative compositions, including an impressive gallery of portraits of his contemporaries! Julia Margaret Cameron has established itself as the brand ofa pioneering style, integrating imperfection and accident in an innovative way. 

Jeu de Paume – 1 Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris

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" Metro ! Greater Paris on the move” at the Cité de l’Architecture & du Patrimoine 

December exhibitions

While the first guys Grand Paris Express ends, the Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine presents a unique exhibition dedicated to the metro, its history and urban transformations which are linked to it. Until 2th June 2024, this exhibition invites you to take an interest in mobility as well as urbanity, such is the challenge of this exhibition which crosses the history of technology, visionary projects and the fictional universe linked to the metro, projecting the visitor into a new mental map of Greater Paris. The route seamlessly showcases French genius facing the contemporary challenges of the resilient city and the ecological transition.

Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine – 1 Pl. du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75116 Paris

“Body to Body, History(s) of Photography”

December exhibitions

Presented at Centre Pompidou, until March 25, 2024, “Melee” offers a unique look at the photographic representations of humankind in the 20th and 21st centuries. The exhibition goes beyond traditional study categories. “The portrait”, “the self-portrait”, “the nude” or even so-called “humanist” photography. It reveals particularities, “photographic” ways of seeing and makes visible correspondences between artists. So, “Melee” brings together more than 500 photographs and documents made by some one hundred and twenty historical and contemporary photographers. 

The Centre Pompidou – Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris

“Shamanic Visions, Arts of Ayahuasca in the Peruvian Amazon” at the Musée du Quai Branly  

December exhibitions

Le Quai Branly Museum invites you to explore the captivating world of “Shamanic visions”. A unique exhibition not to be missed from November 14, 2023 to May 26, 2024. This exhibition highlights the shamanic art of the indigenous peoples of the Amazon. A practice closely linked to spirituality, giving rise to works that are both astonishing and fascinating. The exhibition reveals the richness of this shamanic art through works that explore the explosion of colors and geometric patterns. 

These creations are deployed on a multitude of media such as clothing, objects, pottery and jewelry, thus revealing the diversity and creativity of this artistic expression. You will also discover several works of contemporary artists Shipibo-Konibo, thus offering a contemporary look at this age-old tradition. 

Quai Branly Museum – Jacques Chirac – 37 Quai Jacques Chirac, 75007 Paris

“Issy Wood, Study For No”, at Lafayette Anticipations

December exhibitions

Lafayette Anticipations this “Study For No”, the first one personal exhibition in France by Issy Wood. It brings together more than 60 paintings by the English painter, mostly unpublished. The exhibition unfolds around the notions of refusal and resistance, explored through the artist's obsession with intimacy, interiority, care, desire, femininity, relationships or even identity. Issy Wood makes his painting a form of diary, to which a practice responds daily writing and musical composition.

Lafayette Anticipations – Galeries Lafayette Corporate Foundation – 9 Rue du Plâtre, 75004 Paris

Maison Renoma celebrates its 60th anniversary with “23.23” at the Renoma boutique 

November exhibitions

Until January 23, 2024, la Maison Renoma celebrates its 60 years of existence. This symbolizes six decades of creation and counterculture by its founder, Maurice Renoma. 60 years rich in history, fashion, style and design, tinged with a artistic passion and international collaborations, punctuated by a career in perpetual evolution. On the occasion of event 23.23, Renoma store transforms into real art gallery ! Each era and each artistic form blend together harmoniously. 

From vintage looks to the most daring creations, from photographs to collages, including tableware and furniture… Each piece will be displayed with grace. Le Souplex, formerly sewing workshops and celebrity fitting rooms, is transformed into a space of immersion and audiovisual interactivity. Maurice's life, from his childhood objects to his first creations, including his personal videos and his aspirations, will be highlighted. A real dive into the heart of the universe of Maurice Renoma!

Renoma Shop – 129 bis Rue de la Pompe, 75116 Paris

“Dare to be free. Figure of the fights against slavery. » at the Pantheon

November exhibitions

The exhibition “Dare to Freedom. » tells the story of a fight. That of freedom against slavery in the history of France. A journey that has spanned four centuries and three continents, punctuated by moments of ruptures, regressions, highlights as well as shifts. Presented at the Panthéon until February 11, 2024, this moving exhibition shows how the colonial slave system has always aroused resistance and opposition. 

Through the presence of those who are already honored there: Abbot Grégoire and Condorcet, Victor Schœlcher and Félix Éboué, Aimé Césaire and Joséphine Baker… But also through the evocation of lesser-known figures whose memories she revives (Olympe de Gouges, Makandal, Julien Raimond, etc.), for a fairer and more complete story.

Pantheon – Pl. du Panthéon, 75005 Paris

“Ocean, The immersive Odyssey” at the Atelier des Lumières

November exhibitions

Immerse yourself in a fantastic experience that will take you into a fabulous journey through the mysteries of the underwater world. Located at the Workshop of Lights, this incredible exhibition reveals the secrets of the tropical, temperate and arctic seas. But also the incredible photographs submarines of Brian SkerryFrom October 20, 2023 to January 7, 2024, “Oceans, the immersive Odyssey” reveals the Earth through its oceans, its beauty then its fragility. Thus, this exhibition offers you unforgettable moments to share with family at the heart of breathtaking images! 

Atelier des Lumières – 38 Rue Saint-Maur, 75011 Paris

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“The Paris of modernity” at the Petit Palais

November exhibitions

After “Romantic Paris (1815-1858)” and “Paris 1900, the Spectacle City”, the Petit Palais devotes the last part of its trilogy to “The Paris of modernity (1905-1925)”. From November 14, 2023 to April 14, 2024, “The Paris of modernity” presents nearly 400 works by Robert Delaunay, Sonia Delaunay, Marcel Duchamp, Marie Laurencin, Fernand Léger, Amedeo Modigliani, Chana Orloff, Pablo Picasso and many others. The exhibition also shows outfits by Paul Poiret, Jeanne Lanvin, jewelry from Cartier, a plane from the Air and Space Museum at Le Bourget and even a car on loan from the National Automobile Museum in Mulhouse! Through several exciting artistic fields, the exhibition brings to life and sees the crazy creativity of the years 1905-1925.

Petit Palais – Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris

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“Into the Blue: Soo Burnell” at Molitor

November exhibitions

Du November 24 to January 7, 2024, the Scottish photographer Soo Burnell returns to Molitor. She presents a new chapter of its hit series Poolside. From the color blocks of Molitor to the “piano key” tiles of Butte-aux-Cailles. From the geometric reflections of the Piscine de Bagneux to the superb natural light of the Piscine George Hermant and through the rebirth of the Piscine des Amiraux… The “Into the Blue” exhibition takes you on an architectural journey. It spans decades, but brings us back to that universal joy. The feeling of fullness when you enter the water. 

Molitor Hotel & Spa Paris MGallery Collection – 13 Rue Nungesser et Coli, 75016 Paris

“The home for everyone. A social photography in the 80s” at the Museum of Decorative Arts

November exhibitions

The Museum of Decorative Arts presents some November 7, 2023 to January 28, 2024 “The home for everyone. Social photography in the 80s ». Immerse yourself in the world of more than 100 photographs, accompanied by posters, advertising films, books and magazines, from the museum's collections. These archives highlight the photographic collection offered by Marc Netter

This collection also illustrates the social utopia of the new town through a photographic survey carried out in 1983.  in the town of Carros, in Alpes-Maritimes. The works of Sabine Weiss, Jean Dieuzaide, Bernard Gille, as well as Guy le Querrec and Jacques Windenberger, captivate the utopia of a home for all while questioning the daily life of residents and public and private living spaces. 

Decorative Arts Museum – 107 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

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“Picasso. Drawing to infinity” at the Center Pompidou

October exhibitions

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 Center Pompidou – Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris

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“Medieval treasures from the Victoria and Albert Museum: when the English spoke French” at the Hôtel de la Marine 

October exhibitions

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. 

Hôtel de la Marine – 2 Pl. de la Concorde, 75008 Paris

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“Stage jewelry of the Comédie-Française” at the School of Jewelry Arts 

October exhibitions

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

“Bollywood Superstar: History of Indian Cinema” at Quai Branly

November exhibitions

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Indian cinema with the exhibition “Bollywood Superstars: History of Indian Cinema”, from September 26, 2023 to January 14, 2024. This captivating exhibition traces a century of evolution of Indian cinema, from its mythological roots to contemporary icons that have transcended the boundaries of the screen. Explore the incredible rise of the Indian film industry, producing over 1500 films per year. 

So, see how the first silent films were inspired by Hindu legends to captivate an ever-widening audience. Through works of art, historical artifacts and grandiose projections, immerse yourself in an immersive scenography that evokes the very essence of early Indian cinema.

Quai Branly Museum – Jacques Chirac – 37 Quai Jacques Chirac, 75007 Paris

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“Ghost and Spirit” by Mike Kelley – Pinault Collection

October exhibitions

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.

Until February 19, 2024 – Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection – 2 Rue de Viarmes, 75001 Paris

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“Beyond Rembrandt, Prints from the Dutch Golden Age” at the Château de Chantilly

October exhibitions

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 - Château de Chantilly – 60500 Chantilly

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“Chéri Samba”, in the Jean Pigozzi collection at the Maillol Museum

November exhibitions

Discover the captivating world of Cheri Samba, the eminent Congolese painter, through the very first retrospective of his work. This exhibition covers 40 years of artistic creation through more than 50 paintings. It offers a journey through the emblematic themes of his art, notably self-portrait, Congo and Africa, geopolitics but also the environment, art history, as well as the representation of women. Exhibited from October 17, 2023 to April 7, 2024, “Chéri Samba” is produced by Tempora in collaboration with the Jean Pigozzi collection and the Maillol Museum. Thus, this exhibition promises an enriching and immersive artistic experience.

Maillol Museum – 59-61 Rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris

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“It’s up to you, my darling” at the Picasso Museum

October exhibitions

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. 

Musée National Picasso-Paris – 5 Rue de Thorigny, 75003 Paris

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“Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise, the last months” at the Musée d’Orsay

October exhibitions

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

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Discover the exhibition “Azzedine Alaïa, couturier collector” at the Palais Galliera

Paris weekend

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 - Palais Galliera – 10 Av. Pierre 1er de Serbia, 75116 Paris

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“Scents of the Orient” at the Institute of the Arab World

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Du September 26, 2023 to February 11, 2024Arab 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 exhibition offers an abundance of fascinating elements, 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

October exhibitions

This unique exhibition is the first retrospective in France dedicated to the painter mark rothkosince 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 Av. du Mahatma Gandhi, 75116 Paris

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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.

Orangery Museum – Jardin des Tuileries, 75001 Paris

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“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 – Av. Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris

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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

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Nicolas de Staël at the Museum of Modern Art

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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

“Fashion in motion” at the Palais Galliera 

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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

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

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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.

City of architecture and heritage – 1 Pl. du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75116 Paris

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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 accessoriesphotographs, 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

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