Major Parisian exhibitions

Paris’ leading museums show exhibitions, some of which come from many different parts of the world. Here is a selection of highlights for the 2016-2017 cultural season and a preview of the line-up for 2017-2018.

Musée Picasso Paris, façade, rue de Thorigny © Musée Picasso Paris - Béatrice Hatala
Musée Marmottan Monet - Jardin

Current exhibitions in Paris:

Fondation Louis Vuitton, vue panoramique 3, Paris © Iwan Baan Eberle for Fondation Louis Vuitton - 2014

Upcoming exhibitions in Paris:

  • Christian Dior at the Musée des Arts décoratifs from 6 July 2017 until 7 January 2018
     
  • 'Monet the Collector' at the Musée Marmottan Monet from 14 September 2017 until 14 January 2018
     
  • 'Anders Zorn, the painter of fin-de-siècle Sweden' at the Petit Palais from 15 September until 17 December 2017
     
  • Impressionnists from the Ordrupgaard collection at Jacquemart-André museum from 15 September 2017 until 22 January 2018
     
  • Irving Penn at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais from 21 September 2017 until 29 January 2018
     
  • Pop art - Icons that matter from the Whitney Museum of American art collections at Musée Maillol from September 22, 2017 until January 21, 2018
     
  • Christians from the East, 2,000 years of History at Institut du Monde Arabe from September 26, 2017 until January 14, 2018
     
  • Gabon at the Musée du Quai Branly Jacques Chirac from 3 October 2017 until 28 January 2018
     
  • 'The Spanish scene: Mariano Fortuny' at the Palais Galliera from 4 October 2017 until 7 January 2018
     
  • 'Rubens, Portraits of Princes' at the Musée du Luxembourg from 4 October 2017 until 15 January 2018
     
  • 'André Derain: 1904-1914 The Radical Decade' at the Centre Pompidou from 4 October 2017 until 29 January 2018
     
  • 'Albert Renger-Patszch, Ali Kazma' at the Jeu de Paume from 7 October 2017 until 21 January 2018
     
  • 'Picasso 1932' at the Musée Picasso from 10 October 2017 until 11 February 2018
     
  • 'Gauguin, the Alchemist' at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais from 11 October 2017 until 22 January 2018
     
  • Being Modern: The MoMA in Paris at Fondation Louis Vuitton from 11 October 2017 until 5 March 2018
     
  • 'Barbara' at the Philharmonie de Paris from October 13, 2017 until January 28, 2018
     
  • 'Nalini Malani retrospective' at the Centre Pompidou from 18 October 2017 until 8 January 2018
     
  • 'Francis I of France and Dutch art' at the Musée du Louvre from 18 October 2017 until 15 January 2018
     
  • 'Dada and African art' at Musée de l'Orangerie from October 18, 2017 until February 19, 2018
     
  • "Voyage d'hiver", contemporary art installations in the garden of Versailles palace from October 21, 2017 until January 7, 2018
     
  • 'Les visiteurs de Versailles' (1682-1789) at Château de Versailles from 24 October 2017 until 25 February 2018
     
  • 'Rubens, Princely Portraits' at the Musée du Luxembourg from October 2017 until January 2018
     
  • 'Bourdelle and the Gods: the Future of Antiquity' at the Musée Bourdelle from October 2017 until February 2018
     
  • 'The Art of Pastel, from Degas to Redon: the Petit Palais collection' at the Petit Palais from October 2017 until April 2018
     
  • 21st Paris Photo Fair at the Grand Palais, 9-12 November 2017
     
  • 'Mad minds: the Invention of the Art of Madness' at the Maison de Victor Hugo from November 2017 until February 2018
     
  • Degas at Musée d'Orsay from November 21, 2017 until March 4, 2018
     
  • 'Daho likes it pop' at the Philharmonie de Paris from December 5, 2017 until April 29, 2018
     
  • 'César, the retrospective' at the Centre Pompidou from 13 December 2017 until 23 March 2018
     
  • Mary Cassatt, an American in Paris at Jacquemart-André museum from 9 March until 23 July 2018
     
  • 'Néandertal entre mythe et réalité: l'Autre et Nous' at Musée de l'Homme from March 2018
     
  • 'Al Musica' at the Philharmonie de Paris from April 6 until August 19, 2018
     
  • 'Mediterranean Picasso' at the Musée Picasso in Spring 2018
     
  • 'Picasso and Dance' at the Opéra Garnier in September 2018
     
  • 'Alimentation' at the Musée de l'Homme from October 2018 until June 2019
     
  • 'Picasso's Blue and Pink Periods' at the Musée d'Orsay in 2018