Top 10 Best Exhibitions in Paris this summer 2019

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:

Toutânkhamon à la Grande Halle de la Villette : nos photosToutânkhamon à la Grande Halle de la Villette : nos photosToutânkhamon à la Grande Halle de la Villette : nos photosToutânkhamon à la Grande Halle de la Villette : nos photos King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at the Grande Halle de la Villette: extra time
An exhibition devoted to Tutankhamun in Paris? From March 23, to September 22, 2019, head to La Villette for a major display of the treasures of the Pharaoh in conjunction with the Grand Egyptian Museum. And on June 15th, enjoy a late-night opening with the Tutankhamun Night

Exposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosExposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosExposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosExposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photos Van Gogh, La Nuit Etoilée: the experience at Paris Atelier des Lumières
From February 22 to December 31, 2019 Paris Atelier des Lumières takes us to a new immersive exhibition focusing on Van Gogh’s universe. For 35 minutes, we roam around Van Gogh’s most beautiful paintings, rediscovering this poorly received genius back in the days. His story, his brushstroke and his evolution are unveiled.

The World of Banksy : expérience immersive à l'Espace Lafayette-Drouot, les photosThe World of Banksy : expérience immersive à l'Espace Lafayette-Drouot, les photosThe World of Banksy : expérience immersive à l'Espace Lafayette-Drouot, les photosThe World of Banksy : expérience immersive à l'Espace Lafayette-Drouot, les photos The World of Banksy: immersive Banksy experience at Paris Espace Lafayette-Drouot
The Espace Lafayette-Drouot in Paris is welcoming an unique installation: “The World of Banksy: The Immersive Experience”. Devoted to the world-famous street artist, this exhibition will reveal from June 13 to July 31, 2019 about 100 works on 1200sqm.

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From April 9 to August 11, 2019 Paris Philharmonie dedicates a retrospective to electro music and its deciphering, an exhibition called “Electro from Kraftwerk to Daft Punk”. An exhibition offering you to discover this wide musical culture colored with a political dimension.

Exposition Lune au Grand Palais, nos photos Exposition Lune au Grand Palais, nos photos Exposition Lune au Grand Palais, nos photos Exposition Lune au Grand Palais, nos photos The Moon exhibition at Paris Grand Palais, our pictures
From April 3 to July 22, 2019, the Grand Palais dedicates an exhibition to the moon and its representations. A retrospective going from the Apollo 11 mission to travel through time and discover the very particular vision artists and scientists had of this Earth satellite. Let’s get on board with Galileo, Cassini and Jules Vernes, shall we, friends?

Palace Paradis, l'exposition au Musée du Quai Branly : nos photosPalace Paradis, l'exposition au Musée du Quai Branly : nos photosPalace Paradis, l'exposition au Musée du Quai Branly : nos photosPalace Paradis, l'exposition au Musée du Quai Branly : nos photos Paradise Palace, the exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly: our pictures
From June 18 to October 27, 2019 the Musée du Quai Branly displays an exhibition around the paper funeral offerings in Taiwan, Paradise Palace. The occasion to discover a rather unknown funeral art in France and of a rare finesse.

Exposition Swoon à FluctuartExposition Swoon à FluctuartExposition Swoon à FluctuartExposition Swoon à Fluctuart Swoon exhibition at Fluctuart
For its very first exhibition, Fluctuart invites street artist Swoon and her ‘Time Capsule’ installation, from June to September 22, 2019.

Les Extatiques, l'exposition en plein air à la DéfenseLes Extatiques, l'exposition en plein air à la DéfenseLes Extatiques, l'exposition en plein air à la DéfenseLes Extatiques, l'exposition en plein air à la DéfenseLes Extatiques, the open-air exhibition at La Défense
La Défense welcomes a large contemporary art and open-air exhibition from June 27 to September 29, 2019 called Les Extatiques.

Exposition "Divine Marilyn" à la Galerie Joseph à ParisExposition "Divine Marilyn" à la Galerie Joseph à ParisExposition "Divine Marilyn" à la Galerie Joseph à ParisExposition "Divine Marilyn" à la Galerie Joseph à ParisDivine Marilyn at Galerie Joseph in Paris
Marilyn Monroe is displayed at the Paris Galerie Joseph with an exclusive exhibition bringing together pictures taken by three of the biggest names of the American photography industry who immortalized Marilyn Monroe: Sam Shaw, Milton Greene et Bert Stern. The Divine Marilyn exhibition is not to be missed from Tuesday July 9 to Sunday September 22, 2019.

Back Side, le dos à la Mode au Musée BourdelleBack Side, le dos à la Mode au Musée BourdelleBack Side, le dos à la Mode au Musée BourdelleBack Side, le dos à la Mode au Musée Bourdelle Backs Side, Fashion from Behind at Paris Musée Bourdelle
Back Side is the exhibition to see from July 5 to November 17, 2019 at Paris Musée Bourdelle. For this beautiful presentation devoted to backs in fashion the museum unveils over 100 silhouettes and accessories from the 18th century to nowadays for an ode to sensuality!

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!

Julie M.
Last updated on 9 July 2019

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