The Louis Vuitton Foundation hosts a transdisciplinary collection of 200 artworks which trace the history of the famous Museum of Modern Art of New-York. Presented under the name "Being Modern: MoMA in Paris" the exhibition will be held until March 5th, 2018. On the other hand, documentary material from the MoMA archives will also be exhibited in the various rooms in order to retrace the history of the museum and to put the artworks in their context. Curious and connoisseurs, this exhibition is among the unmissable of the year.
The Marmottan-Monet Museum offers an exhibition about Claude Monet and his private collection, "Monet Collectionneur". The idea of the exhibition is to reconstitute the collection, partly dispersed after the death of the painter. Immerse yourself in the intimacy of the artist from September 14th, 2017 to January 14th, 2018. Among the artists presented at this event: Renoir, Cézanne, Boudin, Delacroix, Toulouse-Lautrec, Manet, Pissaro, Morisot or Jongkind.
The breathtaking Sound and Light Show of the Invalides is back from July 6th to September 2nd, 2017. From the Cour d'Honneur, you will be able to attend this fascinating show projected on the interior facades of the Invalides. The best of video-mapping technology will make you live an exceptional sensory experience and make you travel through the history of Paris across the centuries. The novelty of this 5th edition is that in addition to the Anglophones, Spanish speakers will be able to admire the show by having access to the script in their own language!
From June 17th to July 30th, the Paris Jazz Festival is back in the capital for jazz lovers, but not only, all music lovers are welcome! It is in the idyllic place of the Parc Floral de Paris that the 24th edition of this festival will take place and will reserve a lot of surprises in addition to the many concerts that will follow one another this summer.
With the arrival of the sunny days, the Château de Versailles is revealed in other colors. From 01 April 2017, come and admire the Grandes Eaux Musicales at the Château de Versailles. The numerous pools and waterfalls of the castle come alive every year to the delight of visitors. Indeed, the gardens of Versailles are considered as jewels of the French cultural heritage. A unique musical and visual event not to be missed.
From 14 March to 9 April 2017, the Etrange Cargo festival will celebrate its 20th edition in Paris in the “Ménagerie de verre”. A unique place where arts, dance and theater become one. Come see the extraordinary artists in these shows entirely made up which propose to each edition a new and original look at this contemporary festival.
Like every year, the edition of the Parisian Fashion Week is here: the trendy fashion shows the creations of all the greatest fashion designers in the fashion capital, Paris. From 28th February to 08th March, discover the special collections "Fall / Winter". If you do not want to attend this event from too far, you should be brave and put on all your best clothes and go to the parades. Some lucky ones always come in. There are called the "happy few".
Perhaps you have heard of the CNAC, the very prestigious National Center of Circus Arts – Centre National des Arts du Cirque in French – in the city of Châlon-en-Champagne. This circus school is one of the most famous in the world and has no less than 300 students from all over the world who are here with only one goal : becoming the best circus artist. It is at the end of their three years of studies that a huge show is organized. As future professionals, this is their first great opportunity to meet the audience and maybe their future recruiters. This year, the show is entitled « Vanavra » : a fairytale that mixes dance and acrobatics and is to be discovered at the beautiful French Parc de la Villette from January 18th to Februar...
The month of December in Paris is synonymous with great preparations for the holiday season. Everywhere, the city lights up and puts on its finery. From department store windows to the illuminations in the Hotel InterContinental Paris Avenue Marceau, watch this metamorphosis and immerse yourself in the magic of New Year celebrations in the heart of the City of Light.
In January and February 2017, the Festival of Graphics returns to Paris for a fourth edition in major cultural places and throughout the city. On the program, exhibitions of outdoor posters and in the rooms of the city, film screenings, workshops, meetings and conferences with the big names of French and international graphic design.