Fall/Winter Exhibitions 2017

Fall/Winter Exhibitions 2017

From October 11th 2017 to March 5th 2018
Fondation Louis Vuitton

The first comprehensive exhibition in France to present MoMa’s unparalleled collection featuring masterworks by Calder, Cezanne, Duchamp, Evans, Klimt, Magritte, Picasso…

Fondation Louis Vuitton
8, avenue du Mahatma Gandhi
Bois de Boulogne 75116 Paris


From June 2 to October 29 2017

The Museum of Modern Art in Paris presents the unprecedented event "Derain, Balthus, Giacometti".

MEDUSA. Bijoux et tabous.  
Fom May 19 to November 5 2017
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

« Medusa » in the Museum of Modern Art in Paris reveals the taboos associated with jewelry.

Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Closed Mondays
Open from 10am to 6pm
Late opening thursdays until 10pm
11 av. du Président Wilson 75116 Paris


From October 10 to February 11 2018

The « Picasso 1932 » exhibition thus reports a complete year of the life of the Spanish painter through the chronological presentation of his work and archives.

PICASSO 1947. Un don majeur au Musée national d’Art Moderne »
From October 24 to January 27 2018
Musée Picasso

The Musée National Picasso-Paris will present the ten masterpieces which were offered by Picasso to the Musée National d’Art Moderne at the Hôtel Salé for its inauguration in 1947. 

Musée Picasso
Tuesday to Sunday from 9:30am to 6pm Closed Mondays
5 rue de Thorigny 75003 Paris

From October 13to January 28 2018
Philharmonie de Paris

The Barbara exhibition, an extraordinary body of photographs and audiovisual elements, reveals a multi-faceted woman and an artist who developed her remarkable career without ever betraying or repeating herself. It is the story of a free woman.

From September 16th to December 14th
La Seine Musicale Ile Seguin

For its first exhibition, La Seine Musicale pays tribute to oen of the most well known opera singer, the Greek-American soprano Maria Callas forty years after her death.

La Seine Musicale
Closed Mondays
Tuesday to saturday: 11am to 7pm
Ile Seguin, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt




From May 23rd to Octobre 1st 2017
Musée du Quai Branly

The exhibition, designed by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, showcases the rich collections of jade housed at this museum.

AZTEC HOTEL, Mayan revival style in America
From June 20 to October 8 2017
Musée du Quai Branly

Sven Kirsten, specialist in Tiki culture, revisits the revival of the “Mayan” culture and iconography in California in the late 19th and 20th century.

From January 31 to Novembre 12 2017
Musée du Quai Branly

"Africa Roads" The Musée du Quai Branly highlights a continent that has provided labor, gold and raw materials for millennia

NATIVE FORESTS, The Arts of Atlantic Equatorial Africa
From October 3rd to January 21st 2018
Musée du Quai Branly

Atlantic Equatorial Africa has given the African arts some of its most extraordinary masterpieces. From the visual power of the Fang people to the naturalist elegance of the Punu, the collection offers an overview of the main artistic styles observed across this extensive region

From November 9th to January 28th 2018
Musée du Quai Branly

Through documents and objects collected by Paul Rivet (1876-1958), often during missions to Ecuador, Easter Island and Vietnam, this exhibition looks at the legacy of the founder of the Musée de l’Homme, a committed intellectual who was one of the fathers of French ethnology in the 1920-1930s, alongside Marcel Mauss.


From November 14th to April 1st 2018
Musée du Quai Branly

Cupisnique, Mochica, Chimú, Lambayeque… Far from imagining the evocative power of the Incas, what these ancient northern Peruvian cultures gave us was in fact the most extensive of the pre-Hispanic empires. An investigation into the vestiges of these lost civilisations with an undercurrent of reflection on power.

Musée du Quai Branly
Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday 11am to 7pm
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11am to 9pm
37, quai Branly 75007 Paris

Portraits of Cézanne
June 13th to September 24th 2017
Musée d’Orsay

Known for his landscapes and his still life’s, Paul Cézanne also excels in the art of portraiture.

Degas, Danse, Dessin. A Tribute to Degas with Paul Valéry
From November 28th to February 25th2018
Musée d’Orsay

On the centenary of his death, the Musée d'Orsay pays tribute to Edgar Degas (1834-1917) with an exhibition based around the little known work by the writer, poet and thinker, Paul Valéry (1871-1945).

Musée d’Orsay
1, rue de la Légion d’Honneur, 75007 Paris
Tuesday to Sunday from 9:30am to 6pm Closed Monday 
Late opening Thursday until 9:45pm
Last ticket sold at 5pm (9pm Thursday)


From September 13th to November 12th2017
Institut du monde arabe

After a successful first iteration in 2015, the Biennial of Photography in the Contemporary Arab World returns on 13 September in Paris. Held simultaneously in eight Parisian venues – the IMA, the MEP, the Cité Internationale des arts, the Mairie of the 4th arrondissement, the Galerie Thierry Marlat, the Galerie Photo12, the Galerie Clémentine de la Féronnière, and the Galerie Binome – the biennial offers a diverse itinerary through the perceptions of the contemporary Arab world.

anuary 14th 2018
Institut du monde arabe

Organized with the collaboration of L’Oeuvre d’Orient, a French association that supports Christians in the Middle East, the exhibition is presenting masterpieces of the Christian patrimony

Institut du monde arabe
Every day except Mondays from 10am to 6pm
Late opening Saturday and Sunday until 7pm
1 Rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, 75005 Paris


From June 21st to October 23rd 2017
Centre Georges Pompidou

This is the most comprehensive retrospective ever devoted to the work of David Hockney. The exhibition celebrates the artist’s 80th birthday, retracing his entire career through more than 160 works (paintings, photographs, engravings, video installations, drawings and printed works).

Centre Georges Pompidou
Every day except Tuesdays form 11am to 10pm
Place Georges Pompidou, 75004 Paris
https ://www.centrepompidou.fr/en


From September 21st to January 29  2018

Grand Palais

The Grand Palais is paying homage to this talented artist, famous for his photographs of famous people like Pablo Picasso, Yves Saint Laurent, Audrey Hepburn, and even Alfred Hitchcock. "Irving Penn: Centennial" will feature more than two hundred photographs made throughout his nearly 70-year career. 


From October 11 to January 22nd 2018
Grand Palais

‘Gauguin. The Alchemist’ is a retrospective of the artist’s remarkable career and offers visitors the rare opportunity to discover more than 200 works (paintings, ceramics, sculptures, engravings and drawings).

Grand Palais
3, avenue du Général Eisenhower 75008 Paris
Every day except Tuesdays from 10am to 8pm
Late night Wednesday, Friday and Sunday until 10pm


RUBENS, Portraits of Princes
From October 4th to January 14 2018
Musée du Luxembourg

Rubens was, in all likelihood a little reluctantly, a prolific court portraitist. With portraits of Philippe IV, Louis XIII and Marie de’ Medici and other royal figures by the artist and some of his famous contemporaries (Pourbus, Champaigne, Velázquez, Van Dyck, etc.), the exhibition introduces visitors to the stately environment of 17th century Europe’s most illustrious courts. 

Musée du Luxembourg
Every day from 10am to 7pm
Late opening Monday until 10pm
19 rue de Vaugirard 75006 Paris


From March 14 to October 22nd 
Musée Rodin

To mark the centenary of the death of Auguste Rodin, the museum will be asserting its programme more strongly than ever in cooperation with contemporary artists and is giving carte blanche to the artist Anselm Kiefer. Installed in the exhibition hall, the exhibition will demonstrate the unusual convergence of these two giants, shaped with freedom and liberated from all artistic contingencies.

Musée Rodin
79, rue de Varenne 75007 Paris
Every day except Monday from 10am to 5:45pm
Wednesday until 8:45pm

THE HANSEN'S SECRET GARDENS The Ordrupgaard Collection
From September 15th to January 22 2018
Musée Jacquemart-Andre

The Ordrupgaard Collection was assembled by two art lovers, the Danish couple Wilhelm (1868–1936) and Henny (1870–1951) Hansen. A businessman and art connoisseur, and an independent and visionary man, Wilhelm Hansen assembled in only two years (between 1916 and 1918) a collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works from the second half of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A selection of more than forty works will be presented for the first time in Paris, at the Musée Jacquemart-André.

Musée Jacquemart-André
158, boulevard Haussmann 75008 Paris
Every day from 10am to 6pm
Late opening Monday until 8:30pm 


From September 14th to January 14th 2018
Musée Marmottan Monet

This unique exhibition presents Monet not as a painter but as an art collector.  You will find paintings, sculptures, drawings byt the likes of Delacroix, Corot, Boudin, Jongkind, Manet, Renoir, Caillebotte, Cézanne, Morisot, Pissarro, Rodin or Signac.  

Musée Marmottan Monet
2 rue Louis Boilly
75016 Paris
Every day except Mondays from 10am to 6pm
Late opening Thursdays until 8 pm

François Ist and Dutch Art
From October 18th to January 15th 2018
Musée du Louvre

François I’s taste for Italian art is well known; his patronage is essentially identified with the creation of an Italian school at Fontainebleau, but his reign was equally marked by a vigorous tradition of Dutch artists settling in France.

Closed Tuesdays
Open from 9am to 6pm, late opening Wednesday and Friday until 10pm

POP ART - Icons that matter
Collection of theWhitney Museum of American Art, New York
From September 22nd to  January 21st 2018
Musée Maillol

The collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art of New York provides a veritable anthology of 20th-century art. This collection contains remarkable artworks from the Pop Art Movement. Including paintings, sculptures and prints, more than sixty works will be presented for the first time in Paris.

Musée Maillol
Every day from 10:30am to 6:30pm
Friday until 9:30pm
59-61 Rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris

From September 13th to December 17th 2017
Fondation Henri Bresson

This exhibition invites on a journey through the artist’s work from his beginnings at Le Garet Farm until today. The exhibition includes about one hundred prints, texts, films and documents by the author. 

Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson
Tuesday to Sunday form 1pm to 6:30pm, Saturday from 11am to 6:45pm
Late opening wednesday until 8:30pm
2, Impasse Lebouis, 75014 Paris


From September 6th to October 29th 2017

The Maison Européenne de la Photographie dedicates a retrospective to Liu Bolin, the Chinese contemporary artist sometimes called "the human chameleon" 

ANNE & PATRICK POIRIER, Vagabondages Argentiques
From September 6th to October 29th 2017

From September 6th to October 29th 2017

La maison Européenne de la Photographie
Closed Monday and Tuesday
Open from 11am to 7:45pm
5/7 Rue de Fourcy, 75004 Paris

ED VAN DER ELSKEN, La vie folle
From June 13th to  September 24th 2017
Jeu de Paume

The exhibition at the Jeu de Paume presents a large selection of some of his most iconic images: shots of Paris from the 1950s, figures photographed on his numerous travels or in his native Amsterdam from the 1960s onwards, as well as his books, and excerpts from his films and slide shows, particularly Eye Love Youand Tokyo Symphony.

Jeu de Paume
1, place de la Concorde, 75001 Paris
Open every day except Mondays from 11am to 7pm
Late opening tuesday until 9pm 

From April 20th to September 24th

Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain



From Ocotber 20th to February 20th

Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain

The Fondation Cartier pays tribute to the Malian photographer Malick Sidibé who died on April 2016. Mali Twist shows for the first time many black and white photographiers and beautiful portraits found in the archives of the photographer nicknamed  «the eye of Bamako».

Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain
Closed Monday
Oopen from 11am to 8pm
Late opening tuesday until 10pm
261 boulevard Raspail 75014 Paris


CHRISTIAN DIOR, Couturier du rêve
From July 5th to January 7  2018
Musée des Arts Décoratifs

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the creation of the House of Dior. This lavish and comprehensive exhibition invites visitors on a voyage of discovery through the universe of the House of Dior’s founder and the illustrious couturiers who succeeded him

Les Arts Décoratifs – Mode et textile
107 rue de Rivoli 75001 Paris
Every day except Monday from 11am to 6pm
Thursday until 9pm

From June 21st to September 24  2017
Maison VIctor Hugo

A remarkable selection of traditional Spanish costumes borrowed from the collections of the Museo del Traje. For the first time in Paris, we will be able to admire the skills and ingenuity of the craftsmen and craftswomen who, between the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 20th century, made the forty or more costumes and accessories on display.

Maison Victor Hugo
6, place des Vosges 75004 Paris 
Every day except Monday from 10am to 6pm

From October 4th to January 7th 2017
Palais Galliera 

The Palais Galliera is devoting a retrospective of the works of Mariano Fortunya a venetian by adoption, but spanish by birth, famous for his fine pleats. With over a hundred pieces from the Galliera collection, Madrid’s fashion museum the Museo del Traje and the Museo Fortuny in Venice, the exhibition will reveal the full diversity of his inspiration. 

Palais Galliera
10 avenue Pierre Ier de Serbie 75116 Paris – Tél : 01 56 52 86 00
Every day except Monday from 10am to 6pm
Until 9pm on Thursday

Musée Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent
Opening October 3rd 2017

The Yves Saint Laurent Museum, which is to be inaugurated on 3 October 2017, will present dresses, accessories, costume sketches, photos and videos to the public in a 450 m² exhibition space. 

Musée Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent
5 avenue Marceau, 75016 
Tuesday to sunday from 11am to 6pm - Late opening Friday until 9pm


From October 4 to February 2018
Musée Bourdelle

Musée Bourdelle
Rue Antoine Bourdelle, 75015 Paris
Every day except Monday from 10am to 6pm

HOLY, Carte blanche à Prune Nourry
From April 19th to September 18 2017

Prune Nourry is a multi-disciplinary artist who draws her inspiration from the issues of human definition and human selection. This is her solo show

Japanese landscapes from Hokusai to Hasui
From June 21st to October 2 2017
Musée Guimet

With a hundred or so prints and several vintage photographs from its collections, the MNAAG invites the public to discover the Japanese landscape in its varied aspects and interpretations, from the most prosaic and anecdotal to the sublime, among which The Great Wave – revealing in the distance the outline of Mount Fuji – is rightly one of the most famous expressions. 

Musée des arts asiatiques Guimet
Every day except Tuesday from 10am to 6pm 
6, place d'Iéna- 75116 Paris

From September 21st to March 11h 2018
Musée Nissim de Camondo

For the hundred year anniversary of Nissim de Camondo's death, the museum will go back and examine his years spent on the front during the war.

Musée Nissim de Camondo
Closed Monday and Tuesday
63, rue de Monceau
75008 Paris