Top 10 Best Exhibitions in Paris this summer 2018

If you spend some time in the French capital, this summer, there are some things you don’t want to miss. Such as compelling, majestic exhibitions keeping us fresh in the museums or in the sun in the gardens.

Without further ado, here are the top 10 best exhibitions in Paris this summer:

En Société, l'exposition de pastels au musée du LouvreEn Société, l'exposition de pastels au musée du LouvreEn Société, l'exposition de pastels au musée du LouvreEn Société, l'exposition de pastels au musée du LouvrePastels, the exhibition at the Louvre
From June 7 to September 10, 2018, the Louvre displays an exhibition focused on the museum’s pastels collection. A way to discover a material different from painting, so often used and exhibited.

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From June 1 to September 2, 2018, Paris Parc des Expositions de la Porte de Versailles invites J.R.R. Martin’s universe fans to discover the new exhibition devoted to Game of Thrones, entitled The Touring Exhibition. A way to rediscover the series by HBO after the exhibition at the Carrousel du Louvre.

Jurassic World, nos photos de l'exposition à la Cité du CinémaJurassic World, nos photos de l'exposition à la Cité du CinémaJurassic World, nos photos de l'exposition à la Cité du CinémaJurassic World, nos photos de l'exposition à la Cité du CinémaJurassic World
From April 14 to September 2, 2018, Paris Cité du Cinéma dedicates an exhibition around the movie Jurassic World and its extended universe. A visit into the bowels of the park, discovering the greatest moments of the movie and of course, dinosaurs.

U.A.M, une Aventure Moderne, l'exposition au Centre PompidouU.A.M, une Aventure Moderne, l'exposition au Centre PompidouU.A.M, une Aventure Moderne, l'exposition au Centre PompidouU.A.M, une Aventure Moderne, l'exposition au Centre PompidouU.A.M, a modern adventure, the exhibition at Centre Pompidou
From May 30 to August 27, 2018, Centre Pompidou dedicates a retrospective to the Union des Artistes Modernes [the French Union of Modern Artists], the biggest movement in the art history of the 20th century. Let’s dive into this main movement of the European modernism.

Le Printemps sous les traits de Flore, atelier de Nicolas Fouquay, vers 1730 - exposition En Couleurs au Musée d'OrsayLe Printemps sous les traits de Flore, atelier de Nicolas Fouquay, vers 1730 - exposition En Couleurs au Musée d'OrsayLe Printemps sous les traits de Flore, atelier de Nicolas Fouquay, vers 1730 - exposition En Couleurs au Musée d'OrsayLe Printemps sous les traits de Flore, atelier de Nicolas Fouquay, vers 1730 - exposition En Couleurs au Musée d'OrsayIn colors, polychromatic sculpture in France at Musée d’Orsay
Come and discover color sculptures at the Musée d’Orsay. Through a beautiful exhibition, the Musée d’Orsay highlights the work of some artists who painted a medium that has often been left all blanc in the 19th century.

Exposition Feu à la Cité des SciencesExposition Feu à la Cité des SciencesExposition Feu à la Cité des SciencesExposition Feu à la Cité des SciencesFire at the Cité des Sciences
After the “Cold” exhibition, Paris Cité des Sciences asks about fire, through an exhibition to be discovered from April 10, 2018 to January 6, 2019. What is fire? Since when men have been using it? Why can’t we always control it? All these questions are about to be answered thanks to this compelling and playful exhibition available for children from 9 years old.

Enfance, nos photos de la nouvelle Saison du Palais de TokyoEnfance, nos photos de la nouvelle Saison du Palais de TokyoEnfance, nos photos de la nouvelle Saison du Palais de TokyoEnfance, nos photos de la nouvelle Saison du Palais de TokyoChildhood, the new season at Palais de Tokyo
Palais de Tokyo dedicates its new Season, entitled Childhood, to several artists that remind us of our childhood memories and games, while thinking about the past that has an influence on “the building of our identities and their representations”. A recollection to enjoy from June 22 to September 9, 2018.

Exposition Pasteur au Palais de la DécouverteExposition Pasteur au Palais de la DécouverteExposition Pasteur au Palais de la DécouverteExposition Pasteur au Palais de la DécouvertePasteur, the experimenter
Famous scientist from the 19th century, Louis Pasteur comes to the Palais de la Découverte from December 12, 2017 to August 19, 2018. Discover a family exhibition promoting science.

Peintures des lointains au Musée du Quai BranlyPeintures des lointains au Musée du Quai BranlyPeintures des lointains au Musée du Quai BranlyPeintures des lointains au Musée du Quai BranlyPaintings from afar
For the first time since its creation, the Musée du Quai Branly presents its painting collection, 200 unique paintings that shows the look occidental artists had at the societies and peoples from afar. Matisse, Gauguin, Emile Bernard, the exhibition returns to the trips and meetings with European painters from the 18th century to the 20th century. To visit from January 30, 2018 to January 9, 2019.

Magiques Licornes, l'exposition au musée de ClunyMagiques Licornes, l'exposition au musée de ClunyMagiques Licornes, l'exposition au musée de ClunyMagiques Licornes, l'exposition au musée de ClunyMagiques Licornes, the exhibition at Paris Musée de Cluny
For its partial reopening, the Musée de Cluny dedicates an exhibition to the mythic and mystic animal using its famous collection of tapestries of The Lady and the Unicorn as a starting point. Entitled Magiques Licornes [Magic Unicorns] which will run from July 14, 2018 to February 25, 2019.

In addition to these 10 exhibitions that will surely delight you, you’ll find on our website various guides to enjoy your summer in Paris!

Laurent P.
Last updated on 16 July 2018

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