Contemporary art exhibitions in Paris

Published by La rédaction · Photos by Cécile D. · Published on 24 May 2022 at 20h01
Do you enjoy contemporary art? Then come along and discover the current or upcoming exhibitions in the Paris area you really do not want to miss.

If you love contemporary art, then you are probably looking for great exhibitions in museums or art galleries to (re)discover works by talented artists from today and yesterday. Between renown talents, rising stars and little-known artists, here are fabulous exhibitions likely to quench your thirst for culture.

Between jointed exhibitions, cartes blanches, retrospectives and fairs, this guide is all about the current exhibitions, and those to come so you can save the ate. All these cultural events are waiting for you and sometimes are the occasion to purchase a piece for your home!

Careful, this guide is regularly updated so make sure you keep it to make sure you miss none of the beautiful upcoming contemporary art exhibitions in Paris and Île-de-France!

Ready? Here we go for contemporary art exhibitions waiting in the city!

Current contemporary art exhibitions in Paris and Île-de-France

Charles Ray, l'exposition inédite à découvrir au Centre PompidouCharles Ray, l'exposition inédite à découvrir au Centre PompidouCharles Ray, l'exposition inédite à découvrir au Centre PompidouCharles Ray, l'exposition inédite à découvrir au Centre Pompidou Charles Ray, the extraordinary exhibition to discover at Centre Pompidou
From February 16 to June 20, 2022, American sculptor Charles Ray takes us to his surprising universe through an eponymous exhibition running at Centre Pompidou. [Read more]

Carte blanche à Chiharu Shiota au Musée GuimetCarte blanche à Chiharu Shiota au Musée GuimetCarte blanche à Chiharu Shiota au Musée GuimetCarte blanche à Chiharu Shiota au Musée Guimet Free rein given to Chiharu Shiota at the Musée Guimet in Paris
The Musée Guimet gives free rein to Chiharu Shiota. From March 16 to June 6, 2022, the Japanese artist weaves an inextricable protective network over the daily life made minuscule through this contemporary and uncommon installation. [Read more]

Exposition Xinyi Cheng à Lafayette Anticipations -  nos photosExposition Xinyi Cheng à Lafayette Anticipations -  nos photosExposition Xinyi Cheng à Lafayette Anticipations -  nos photosExposition Xinyi Cheng à Lafayette Anticipations -  nos photos Xinyi Cheng exhibition at Lafayette Anticipations - Our pictures
From March 23 to May 28, 2022, the Fondation Lafayette Anticipations devotes an exhibition to Chinese artist Xinyi Cheng, “Seen Through Others”. The exhibition invites visitors to wonder about “complex emotions, desires, and dynamics that permeate contemporary life”. [Read more]

Exposition Anita Molinero au Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de ParisExposition Anita Molinero au Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de ParisExposition Anita Molinero au Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de ParisExposition Anita Molinero au Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris Anita Molinero exhibition at the City of Paris Museum of Modern Art
From March 25 to July 24, 2022, the City of Paris Museum of Modern Art dedicates an exhibition to plastic artist, painter and sculptor Anita Molinero. Dive into her unique universe filled with anthropomorphic silhouettes. [Read more]

Exposition à Fluctuart, Plongée en eaux troubles - nos photosExposition à Fluctuart, Plongée en eaux troubles - nos photosExposition à Fluctuart, Plongée en eaux troubles - nos photosExposition à Fluctuart, Plongée en eaux troubles - nos photos Exhibition at Fluctuart: Plongée en eaux troubles
From April 7 to June 17, 2022, Fluctuart invites contemporary art fans to come and discover their latest exhibition, “Plongée en eaux troubles”. An exhibition shining a light on fishes and other real or mythological sea creatures. [Read more]

Pop AirPop AirPop AirPop Air Pop air, the inflatable and immersive experience at the Grande Halle de la Villette: Our pictures
From April 14 to August 21, 2022, the Grande Halle de la Villette houses an exclusive and playful inflatable experience, Pop Air, made in partnership with Rome’s Balloon Museum. [Read more]

Exposition Eugène Leroy au Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de ParisExposition Eugène Leroy au Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de ParisExposition Eugène Leroy au Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de ParisExposition Eugène Leroy au Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris Eugène Leroy exhibition at Paris Museum of Modern Art
From April 15 to August 28, 2022, Paris Museum of Modern Art devotes an exhibition to French painter Eugène Leroy. [Read more]

Photos exposition Histoires Naturelles, Dation François-Xavier et Claude LalannePhotos exposition Histoires Naturelles, Dation François-Xavier et Claude LalannePhotos exposition Histoires Naturelles, Dation François-Xavier et Claude LalannePhotos exposition Histoires Naturelles, Dation François-Xavier et Claude Lalanne Histoires Naturelles exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs - Pictures
From April 14 to May 29, 2022, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs displays an exhibition within the nave, called “Histoires Naturelles, Dation François-Xavier et Claude Lalanne” shining a light the admission of 16 pieces of work and 38 drawings by the famous couple into the museum’s collections. Do not miss the exceptional musical event provided without extra cost, this Saturday May 7 in the nave and the famous Museums Night on Saturday May 14. [Read more]

La couleur en fugue, l'exposition de la Fondation Louis VuittonLa couleur en fugue, l'exposition de la Fondation Louis VuittonLa couleur en fugue, l'exposition de la Fondation Louis VuittonLa couleur en fugue, l'exposition de la Fondation Louis Vuitton Fugues in Color, the exhibition at the Louis Vuitton Foundation
The Luis Vuitton Foundation gathers five international artists for an uncommon exhibition testing these painters’ creativity. From May 4 to August 29, 2022, come and discover “Fugues in Color”. [Read more]

L'Allemagne des années 1920, l'exposition sur la Nouvelle Objectivité au Centre PompidouL'Allemagne des années 1920, l'exposition sur la Nouvelle Objectivité au Centre PompidouL'Allemagne des années 1920, l'exposition sur la Nouvelle Objectivité au Centre PompidouL'Allemagne des années 1920, l'exposition sur la Nouvelle Objectivité au Centre Pompidou Germany, the 1920’s, the exhibition about New Objectivity at Centre Pompidou
Have you heard about New Objectivity? From May 11 to September 5, 2022, Centre Pompidou introduces us to this art movement that developed in the 1920’s in Germany. [Read more]

Exposition Wonderland à la Maison Populaire à MontreuilExposition Wonderland à la Maison Populaire à MontreuilExposition Wonderland à la Maison Populaire à MontreuilExposition Wonderland à la Maison Populaire à Montreuil Wonderland exhibition at the Montreuil Maison Populaire
From May 25 to July 15, 2022, Montreuil Maison Populaire invites you to discover artist Julia Scher’s latest exhibition, Wonderland. [Read more]

 

Upcoming art exhibitions in Paris and Île-de-France

Festival Palais Augmenté au Grand Palais EphémèreFestival Palais Augmenté au Grand Palais EphémèreFestival Palais Augmenté au Grand Palais EphémèreFestival Palais Augmenté au Grand Palais Ephémère Palais Augmenté Festival 2022 at the Temporary Grand Palais
The RMN – Grand Palais and Fisheye invite us to discover the first festival dedicated to augmented reality art creation. From June 17 to 10, 2022, come and discover Palais Augmenté, a free festival held at the Temporary Grand Palais. [Read more]

Les Extatiques 2021 : l'exposition en plein air gratuite à voir à La Défense et à la Seine MusicaleLes Extatiques 2021 : l'exposition en plein air gratuite à voir à La Défense et à la Seine MusicaleLes Extatiques 2021 : l'exposition en plein air gratuite à voir à La Défense et à la Seine MusicaleLes Extatiques 2021 : l'exposition en plein air gratuite à voir à La Défense et à la Seine Musicale Les Extatiques 2022, the free open-air exhibition at La Défense and La Seine Musicale
Les Extatiques, the monumental open-air exhibition at La Défense is back from June 22, to October 2, 2022, for the 5th edition. This year again, enjoy wonderful installations set between La Défense and the gardens of La Seine Musicale. [Read more]

The Mutes, l'exposition de Lina Lapelytè à Lafayette AnticipationsThe Mutes, l'exposition de Lina Lapelytè à Lafayette AnticipationsThe Mutes, l'exposition de Lina Lapelytè à Lafayette AnticipationsThe Mutes, l'exposition de Lina Lapelytè à Lafayette Anticipations The Mutes, Lina Lapelytè’s exhibition-performance at Lafayette Anticipations
From June 23 to July 24, 2022, Lafayette Anticipations invites art fans to discover artist Lina Lapelytè’s latest exhibition-performance, “The Mutes”. [Read more]

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