Exhibitions to see in Paris 1st arrondissement

Published by La rédaction · Photos by Julie M. · Published on 19 June 2022 at 10h36
Feel like visiting the heart of the city, the 1st arrondissement of Paris? To perfect your outings in downtown Paris, have a look at the exhibitions held in this arrondissement.

The Halles, the Pont-Neuf bridge, the Pont des Arts bridge, department stores and rue de Rivoli, the Tuileries garden, the Place Vendôme, the Louvre, the Conciergerie, the Musée de l’Orangerie and the Musée en Herbe… Paris 1st arrondissement is full of magnificent places, major locations and all kinds of entertainments.

One could spend the entire day here between shopping, restaurants and cafés, walks in the open-air and cultural outings… But in concrete words, what can one do in the 1st arrondissement when they love art and culture?

Dear friends, if you love art, you are not likely to be bored in this arrondissement of Paris: it has some of the most beautiful museums in the city and lots of art venues and galleries. Here is a selection of exhibitions to see in the 1st arrondissement of Paris now, and a preview of those to come soon.

Exhibitions to see now in Paris 1st arrondissement:

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To finish the week on a high note, treat yourselves to a magical moment: from July 1, 2022, the Louvre opens late at night on Friday evenings. The permanent and temporary collections and exhibitions of the world’s most beautiful museum await! [Read more]

Bourse de Commerce - Collection PinaultBourse de Commerce - Collection PinaultBourse de Commerce - Collection PinaultBourse de Commerce - Collection Pinault Free late-night opening on Saturday July 2, 2022 at the Bourse de Commerce
Feel like visiting the collections of the Bourse de Commerce? Enjoy the free late-night opening held on Saturday July 2, 2022 to discover this new and unmissable art place in Paris. [Read more]

Pharaon des Deux Terres au Louvre, nos photos de l'exposition événementPharaon des Deux Terres au Louvre, nos photos de l'exposition événementPharaon des Deux Terres au Louvre, nos photos de l'exposition événementPharaon des Deux Terres au Louvre, nos photos de l'exposition événement Pharaoh of the two lands, our pictures of the compelling exhibition
The Louvre dedicates an exhibition to Pharaoh Taharqa, former king of Napata, former capital of the wide kingdom of Nubia (current Sudan) from April 27 to July 25, 2022. The occasion to learn more about one of the most famous kings of his time. [Read more]

Shocking! Les mondes surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli, l'exposition mode au MADShocking! Les mondes surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli, l'exposition mode au MADShocking! Les mondes surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli, l'exposition mode au MADShocking! Les mondes surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli, l'exposition mode au MAD “Shocking! Les mondes surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli”, the fashion exhibition at MAD Paris
Bold, inspiring, avant-garde, shocking! Fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli has been called many names… And how about making your own mind thanks to the “Shocking! Les mondes surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli” exhibition running from July 6, 2022, to January 22, 2023, at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris? [Read more]

Exposition Aux sources des nymphéas au musée de l'Orangerie - nos photosExposition Aux sources des nymphéas au musée de l'Orangerie - nos photosExposition Aux sources des nymphéas au musée de l'Orangerie - nos photosExposition Aux sources des nymphéas au musée de l'Orangerie - nos photos Le décor impressionniste: Aux Sources des Nymphéas, the exhibition at the Musée de l’Orangerie - our pictures
Their goal was to add beautiful in the daily life: impressionist artists have used their talents in a surprising way to make it. With the “Le décor impressionniste: aux sources des Nymphéas” (The impressionist decor: at the roots of the Water Lilies) exhibition, discover how painting can light up a house. Running from March 2, to July 11, 2022, at the Musée de l’Orangerie. [Read more]

A la rencontre du Petit Prince, l'exposition immanquable du Musée des Arts Décoratifs - nos photosA la rencontre du Petit Prince, l'exposition immanquable du Musée des Arts Décoratifs - nos photosA la rencontre du Petit Prince, l'exposition immanquable du Musée des Arts Décoratifs - nos photosA la rencontre du Petit Prince, l'exposition immanquable du Musée des Arts Décoratifs - nos photos A la Rencontre du Petit Prince, the compelling exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs - Our pictures
Here is an exhibition likely to make children and adults dream: from February 17 to June 26, 2022, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs invites you to meet The Little Prince. [Read more]

Venus d'ailleurs, matériaux et objets voyageursVenus d'ailleurs, matériaux et objets voyageursVenus d'ailleurs, matériaux et objets voyageursVenus d'ailleurs, matériaux et objets voyageurs From Afar, travelling Materials and Objects: the compelling Louvre exhibition
From September 22, 2021 to July 4, 2022, the Louvre Petite Galerie houses the “From Afar, travelling Materials and Objects” exhibition following the traces of masterpiece trade between faraway worlds. [Read more]

Le Musée de l'Illusion - les photos Le Musée de l'Illusion - les photos Le Musée de l'Illusion - les photos Le Musée de l'Illusion - les photos The Museum of Illusions reopens in Paris - VIDEO
The Museum of Illusions opens in Paris 1st arrondissement. Starting from May 19, 2021 come and live a unique and playful experience with your family! Dive into a fascinating world shaking your senses up… A multisensory visit you really do not want to miss. [Read more]

Exhibitions to see soon in Paris 1st arrondissement:

Exposition Les Choses au Musée du LouvreExposition Les Choses au Musée du LouvreExposition Les Choses au Musée du LouvreExposition Les Choses au Musée du Louvre “Les Choses” still life-focusing exhibition at the Louvre
The Louvre invites you from October 12, 2022 to January 23, 2023 to discover an exhibition about still life paintings called “Les Choses, une histoire de la nature morte depuis la préhistoire” [Read more]

The 1st arrondissement is also renown as the Louvre arrondissement and is always full of cultural events and outings! Whether you live in the district or simply visiting, there is always a great exhibition to enjoy.

 

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1er Arrondissement de Paris
75001 Paris 1

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