Nous les Arbres (“Us, the trees”) is an incredible exhibition combining nature, contemporary art, philosophy and science altogether. This exhibition is the result of scientists and artists, sharing the same affection for nature, and exchanging thoughts to finally highlight important environmental issues whilst promoting the beauty of these threatened living creatures. Drawings, paintings, photographs, films and installations from artists coming from all over the world will be the subject of this exhibition which promises to be as fascinating as it is revealing.
The FIFA Women's World Cup takes place in France this year! The Parc des Princes will celebrate the opening of this session with a match between France and South Korea and it is the Stade de Lyon that will close this unique event that brings all the countries together in a joyful and festive atmosphere!
From March 23rd to September 15th, 2019, the Grande Halle de la Villette welcomes "Tutankhamun, the treasure of the pharaoh", an exceptional exhibition dedicated to one of the most famous kings of Egypt. After Los Angeles (United States), Paris is the first European stopover of this traveling exhibition with its treasure of more than 3000 years old. In the program: more than 150 fascinating original artifacts found in 1922 in the tomb of the most notorious pharaoh, which, for most, never left Egypt. A rare opportunity to admire these pharaonic wonders for their last outing and to penetrate the universe of one of the most important figures of this period of history.
From January the 29th to April the 28th, the Musée d'Orsay is dedicating an art exhibition to Sérusier's "Talisman", a major artwork which shaped the Nabis movement. Painted in October 1888 under the direction of Gauguin, the small painting by Paul Sérusier strikes by its pure, abstract style and fascinates by its history, unveiled over the exhibition, from the shadows surrounding its creation to the light of the latest discoveries. In parallel to this major piece of art will be gathered more than 60 others paintings such as "Les Voiliers, régates" by Pierre Bonnard (around 1932), "Portrait de Ker-Xavier Roussel" more known as "Le Liseur" by Edouard Vuillard (circa 1890) or "Marine avec vache" by Paul Gauguin (1888).
From October 3, 2018 to January 14, 2019, discover the Louis Vuitton Foundation's new exhibition mainly dedicated to Jean Michel Basquiat. No doubt you have already seen the work of one of the most outstanding painters of the 20th century, known for his avant-garde and gigantic paintings. 30 years after his death, a retrospective event retracing 8 years of the New York painter will host more than 120 of his works. An exhibition that could break attendance records, since Egon Schiele, another public favorite, is associated with him during these few months.
For the first time in France, the Musée d'Orsay is collaborating with the Musée National Picasso-Paris to introduce you to the "blue and pink" periods of the Spanish artist. This is a unique opportunity to discover a retrospective of 5 iconic and decisive years of success for him. From melancholy to joy, there will be some of his first most magnificent masterpieces. His 300 works await your visit from 18 September, but you should know that you will still have time to spare as it will be there until 6 January 2019.
It's time to enjoy the last days of summer thanks to the Jazz à la Villette festival. And for its 17th edition, a new rich and eclectic program will delight enthusiasts and jazz lovers who look forward for these 11 days of music. The appointment is taken from August 31 to September 9 2018, in order to keep still the head on holidays!
Together as family or friends, come celebrate summer with music thanks to 8 outdoor concerts from August 11 to September 2. Since 1993, these summer concerts allow you to appreciate the melodies of famous artists - and up-and-coming artists - while having a good time in the shade of the trees of the botanical garden of Paris. Besides a luxuriant line-up, there will be various workshops which allow you to discover music in a different way. This 21st edition should delight more than 800 000 music lovers during these 4 weekends.
Backed by its success last year, the Summer House is back for its second edition and is rename in "Mona Darlin’” for the occasion. In the heart of the 16th arrondissement, the Mona Bismarck mansion has been exceptionally transformed into a 100% U.S. summer house. It already offers a varied program thanks to artistic performances, temporary exhibitions and outdoor projections. But it is especially for its concerts with his feet in the grass - with nearly 30 live concerts and DJ set - that 38 000 people get around in 2017. The appointment is given every weekend from May 4 to September 30 from 6PM to 2AM !
If you have the chance to stay in Paris this weekend, you will have the opportunity to attend the celebration of our national holiday. Many people attend large-scale public celebrations from the Arc de Triomphe to Place de la Concorde in the morning of July 14. Do not hesitate to go on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées (we recommend you get there early) to see the big military parade. Military aircraft will fly over the parade and the French president will reviews the troops. This will also be an opportunity to see musical performances all night long, and spectacular fireworks display at the Eiffel Tower.