August 15, 2022: Exhibitions, museums and monuments open on Assumption Day in Paris

Published by Cécile D., My B., Laurent P. · Photos by Cécile D. · Published on 11 August 2022 at 13h22
Good news for art fans: a lot of museums and monuments in Paris are open on Monday August 15, 2022, public holiday in France. To make the most of this gorgeous day, here are a few exhibition and places to visit ideas.

Do you happen to be in Paris in August? Well, this is the perfect moment to enjoy lots of entertainments and good deals in the city. And when there is a public holiday at the beginning of the week, it is even more enjoyable! Another day to make the most of exhibitionsmuseums and monuments in Paris.

But are these places open on Public Holidays? Yes, they are! In Paris and Île-de-France, lots of venues welcome us even on Monday August 15, 2022. Yet, the Assumption landing on a Monday is a day a lot of museums close. Let us have a look at the places of art and culture open on August 15.

Among museums in the city you can visit on this day off:


To help you choose your destination, here are exhibitions running in the aforementioned museums:

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]

Visuels musée et monument musée GuimetVisuels musée et monument musée GuimetVisuels musée et monument musée GuimetVisuels musée et monument musée Guimet Toucher le feu, femmes céramistes au Japon: the exhibition at the Musée Guimet
From June 1 to October 3, 2022, the Musée national des Arts Asiatiques (or Musée Guimet for friends) offers us to discover the exceptional work of female ceramicists in Japan with the “Toucher le feu, femmes céramistes au Japon” – or “Touching fire, female ceramicists in Japan” – exhibition. [Read more]

Les femmes portent le monde : l'exposition photo de Lekha Singh au musée de l'Homme, nos photosLes femmes portent le monde : l'exposition photo de Lekha Singh au musée de l'Homme, nos photosLes femmes portent le monde : l'exposition photo de Lekha Singh au musée de l'Homme, nos photosLes femmes portent le monde : l'exposition photo de Lekha Singh au musée de l'Homme, nos photos Les femmes portent le monde: Lekha Singh’s photo exhibition at the Musée de l’Homme, our pictures
The Musée de l’Homme offers us to discover Lekha Singh’s works – a photographer who traveled the world to meet women carrying the world. To discover from June 29, 2022 to January 2, 2023. [Read more]

Simon Hantaï, l'exposition du centenaire : la rétrospective hommage de la Fondation Louis VuittonSimon Hantaï, l'exposition du centenaire : la rétrospective hommage de la Fondation Louis VuittonSimon Hantaï, l'exposition du centenaire : la rétrospective hommage de la Fondation Louis VuittonSimon Hantaï, l'exposition du centenaire : la rétrospective hommage de la Fondation Louis Vuitton Simon Hantaï, The Centenary Exhibition: the compelling retrospective by the Louis Vuitton Foundation
The Louis Vuitton Foundation takes us to Simon Hantaï’s original and unique universe – a painter from the 20th century – who marked his time because of his works and the mystery around. From May 18 to August 29, 2022, come and visit Simon Hantaï, The Centenary Exhibition and meet this uncommon artist. [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]

Exposition Cézanne à l’Atelier des Lumières Exposition Cézanne à l’Atelier des Lumières Exposition Cézanne à l’Atelier des Lumières Exposition Cézanne à l’Atelier des Lumières Cézanne at the Atelier des Lumières: the unmissable exhibition to enjoy now - our pictures
A door to Provence in the middle of Paris: from February 18, 2022 to January 1, 2023, the Atelier des Lumières takes us on an unusual journey through the “Cézanne, the Lights of Provence” exhibition. [Read more]

Exposition Kandinsky à l’Atelier des LumièresExposition Kandinsky à l’Atelier des LumièresExposition Kandinsky à l’Atelier des LumièresExposition Kandinsky à l’Atelier des Lumières Kandinsky at the Atelier des Lumières: the immersive exhibition to discover - our pictures
Discover abstract art pioneer Vassily Kandinsky through the immersive exhibition of the Atelier des Lumières: “Kandinsky, The Odyssey of Abstraction”. Running from February 18, 2022 to January 1, 2023. [Read more]

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 immersive exhibition at Paris Atelier des Lumières returns in August
Inaugurated in 2019, Paris Atelier des Lumières takes us again to Van Gogh’s universe, for an immersive display to enjoy from Monday August 1 to Saturday August 27. For 35 minutes, 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. We also discover his "Dreamed Japan", a dive into the heat of Japanese tales and decors, a magical moment you don't want to miss. [Read more]

As for castles in Île-de-France, the choice is wide. Sole the Palace of Versailles, the Château de Monte Cristo, the Château d'Auvers-sur-Oise and the Château de Dampierre are closed. You can definitely choose those not listed! And if you need some help, have a look at our guide.

Last but not least, as for iconic landmarks in Paris, the Chapelle Expiatoire is closed on Mondays. The Pantheon, the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Sainte Chapelle are open!

Moreover, for more nice outing ideas do not hesitate to have a look at our August 15, 2022, guide in Paris to enjoy this wonderful day off in the French capital!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On 15 August 2022

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    Paris
    75 Paris

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