In June 2020, summer is coming to Paris! The museums add new exhibitions to their program and invite you to discover them between two ice cream scoops. Pick your choice and be carried from work to work. Follow this guide and be ready to go on an artistic journey in Paris to wait before summer vacations.
June 2020's unmissable events and exhibitions:
Christian Louboutin exhibition at Paris Palais de la Porte Dorée: L'Exhibition[niste] - reopens and extra time
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Coronavirus: the Turner exhibition at the Musée Jacquemart-André reopens in May
Despite coronavirus, Paris Musée Jacquemart-André proposes its great retrospective around work by British painter Joseph Mallord William Turner with the “Turner, peintures et aquarelles de la Tate” exhibition, running again from May 26 to January 11, 202 in partnership with London’s Tate. The exhibition is also available on line for a virtual tour.
James Tissot, the retrospective at the Musée d’Orsay: new dates
The Musée d’Orsay offers us a rather exclusive exhibition focusing on James Tissot. Initially planned from March 24 to July 19, 2020, the exhibition will let you dive into the high society in the 19th century and discover the details of the artist’s life deeply attached to the French and British societies from June 23 to September 13, 2020.
Monet, Renoir, Chagall… Journeys around the Mediterranean, the immersive exhibition reopens at the Atelier des Lumières
The Atelier des Lumières presents the visual experience Monet, Renoir, Chagall, Journeys around the Mediterranean again from May 26 to December 31, 2020. Designed as a visual experience, this exhibition takes us to the heart of masterpieces by 20 artists including Renoir, Monet, Pissarro, Matisse, Signac, Derain, Vlaminck, Dufy, Chagall for a walk across the history of art in the 19th and 20th centuries, from impressionism to modernity via pointillism and fauvism. CAREFUL: With the new health measure, your ticket may no longer be valid.
June's 2020 art and exhibition events in Paris:
Balenciaga et Alaïa exhibition at the Galerie Azzedine Alaïa reopens
Fashion and haute-couture lovers are expected at the Galerie Azzedine Alaïa to discover an exhibition revolving around the creations of Cristobal Balenciaga and Azzedine Alaïa. An exhibition called “Alaïa et Balenciaga, Sculpteurs de la forme” and running from May 20 to June 28, 2020. Two fashion giants whose creations complete each other in a compelling exhibition!
Spirit, are you there? The mystical exhibition at Paris Musée Maillol reopens
The Musée Maillol is all about spiritism with the “Spirit, are you there? The Painters of the Beyond” exhibition. Running from June 10 to November 1, 2020, come and admire paintings by masters from the 19th and 20th centuries and challenge spirits and ghosts if you dare!
The Banksy exhibition reopens in May 2020 in Paris: late-night opening
“The World of Banksy: The Immersive Experience” exhibition reopens on May 12, 2020 in Paris. Extended to June 30, 2020, this exhibition in sut is devoted to the world-famous street artist, and reveals about 100 works on 1200sqm. Keep reading to discover our most beautiful pictures of the exhibition.
In the Drawing Room, the Prat collection at Paris Petit Palais
The Petit Palais highlights the Prat Collection with an exhibition called “In the Drawing Room”. Three centuries of drawings by major French artists are to be discovered or rediscovered from June 16th to October 4th, , 2020.
“Cézanne and the Italian Masters” at Paris Musée Marmottan Monet - reopening and extra time
The “Cézanne and the Italian Masters” exhibition running from February 27 2020 at Paris Musée Marmottan Monet will return from June 2 and extended to January 3, 2021 due to coronavirus. For the first time it returns on the very strong connection between Cézanne and the masterpieces by the greatest Italian masters. The occasion to discover Cézanne and his painting in a new light!
The Otto Freundlich exhibition at Paris Musée de Montmartre reopens
You thought you knew everything about Otto Freundlich? Not at all. The monographic “La revelation de l’abstraction” exhibition running from February 28 to September 6, 2020 at Paris Musée de Montmartre returns to the life and works of the modern and abstract art forerunner. The exhibition reopens on May 30, 2020.
Araignées, Lucioles et Papillons, the artistic-scientific exhibition at Paris Musée en Herbe
Paris Musée en Herbe welcomes children and adults so that they can discover the mysterious world of the small insects living in our world. The “Araignées, Lucioles et Papillons” (Spiders, Lightning Bugs and Butterflies) exhibition expects you from June 13, 2020 to January 3, 2021. Discover this display with your family and enjoy the many works and other vivarium to learn more while having fun!
Champs-Elysées, free exhibition at the Pavillon de l’Arsenal // Reopening
The Champs-Elysées, histoire et perspective exhibition at the Pavillon de l'Arsenal reopens from June 16 to August 30, 2020. Free of charge, this beautiful exhibit is the occasion to discover more about the history and the future projects for the world's most beautiful avenue.
Put on your most beautiful pair of shorts, your most beautiful flowered dress and head to the museum. When the sun is out, enjoy Paris's gardens and parks.