The best exhibitions in Paris this September 2019

What are the major exhibitions in Septembre 2019 in Paris? Between a Bacon retrospective, the Degas exhibition at the Opera, the great naive masters, the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower and the exhibition to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Musée du Quai Branly, we're spoiled! Follow the guide!

Looking for an exhibition to visit in September in Paris?

It’s perfect since in 2019, museums and galleries open their new exhibitions in September: small, compelling, international, free, charged, there’s something for everyone.

When we come up with the planning of the art events in September 2018 in Paris and we write down the opening dates of the exhibitions, we can’t resist the call of museums and galleries. We leave you to discover arty events that will fill your September 2019's days/nights and weekends.

September 2019’s major events:

Nuit des Musées 2017 au château d'EcouenNuit des Musées 2017 au château d'EcouenNuit des Musées 2017 au château d'EcouenNuit des Musées 2017 au château d'Ecouen European Heritage Days 2019 in Paris and the Ile-de-France Region
Save the date! European Heritage Days are back on September 21 and 22, 2019. On that weekend, most of the monuments and cultural sites honor their heritage, with free visits, workshops and appearances by and meetings with passionate representatives. This year, European Heritage Days turn to the Arts and entertainments.

Bacon en toute lettre, l'exposition au Centre PompidouBacon en toute lettre, l'exposition au Centre PompidouBacon en toute lettre, l'exposition au Centre PompidouBacon en toute lettre, l'exposition au Centre Pompidou Bacon en toute lettre, the exhibition at Paris Centre Pompidou
From September 11, 2019 to January 20, 2020 Paris Centre Pompidou dedicates an exhibition to British artist Francis Bacon. A retrospective focusing mainly on the relationship between his works and his literary interests.

Le Maharajah d’Indore, l'exposition au Musée des Arts Décoratifs l’Inde au défi de la modernitéLe Maharajah d’Indore, l'exposition au Musée des Arts Décoratifs l’Inde au défi de la modernitéLe Maharajah d’Indore, l'exposition au Musée des Arts Décoratifs l’Inde au défi de la modernitéLe Maharajah d’Indore, l'exposition au Musée des Arts Décoratifs l’Inde au défi de la modernité The Maharajah of Indore, the exhibition at Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs
The palace of the Maharajah of Indore is at the heart of an exhibition, L’Inde au défi de la mordernité, from September 26, 2019 to January 12, 2020 at Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs.

Exposition 'Du Douanier Rousseau à Séraphine. Les grands maîtres naïfs' au Musée MaillolExposition 'Du Douanier Rousseau à Séraphine. Les grands maîtres naïfs' au Musée MaillolExposition 'Du Douanier Rousseau à Séraphine. Les grands maîtres naïfs' au Musée MaillolExposition 'Du Douanier Rousseau à Séraphine. Les grands maîtres naïfs' au Musée Maillol From the Douanier Rousseau to Séraphine. The Great Naïve Masters. The exhibition at Paris Musée Maillol
The Great Naïve Masters are coming from September 11, 2019 to January 19, 2020 at the Musée Maillol for the “From the Douanier Rousseau to Séraphine. The Great Naïve Masters” exhibition.

Exposition des 130 ans de la Tour Eiffel sur le parvisExposition des 130 ans de la Tour Eiffel sur le parvisExposition des 130 ans de la Tour Eiffel sur le parvisExposition des 130 ans de la Tour Eiffel sur le parvis Exhibition about the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower
To celebrate the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower, a free and interactive exhibition will be held on the Eiffel Tower parvis from September to November 2019.

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.

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 '20 ans. Les acquisitions du Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac'Exposition '20 ans. Les acquisitions du Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac'Exposition '20 ans. Les acquisitions du Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac'Exposition '20 ans. Les acquisitions du Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac''20 ans. Les acquisitions du Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac' Exhibition
The Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac invites you to return to 20 years or original, surprising and rare purchases with the '20 ans. Les acquisitions du Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac' exhibition running from September 24, 2019 to January 26, 2020.

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 September 29, 2019 about 100 works on 1200sqm.

Open air / Street art exhibitions in Paris this September 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.

La Forêt EscargotLa Forêt EscargotLa Forêt EscargotLa Forêt Escargot La Forêt Escargot: a street art exhibition within a giant snail in Paris
A giant snail highlighting ecology and recycling through an installation by 26 artists. This is what travelling exhibition La Forêt Escargot offers us to discover from July 12 to September 10, 2019 at the Place de la Bataille de Stalingrad in Paris.

Underground effect, des street artistes en live à la Défense Underground effect, des street artistes en live à la Défense Underground effect, des street artistes en live à la Défense Underground effect, des street artistes en live à la Défense Urban Week 2019: The street culture festival back in Paris La Défense
Once again, urban art in all shapes and sizes comes to Paris La Défense with the sixth edition of Urban Week running from Wednesday September 18 to Sunday 22, 2019. On the menu? Live street art, as well as free urban and cultural explorations without forgetting concerts and DJ sets.

Contemporary art exhibition and retrospectives in August 2019 in Paris:

Exposition Préhistoire, un invention moderne au Centre Pompidou, les photosExposition Préhistoire, un invention moderne au Centre Pompidou, les photosExposition Préhistoire, un invention moderne au Centre Pompidou, les photosExposition Préhistoire, un invention moderne au Centre Pompidou, les photos Préhistoire, une invention moderne, the exhibition at Paris Centre Pompidou: pictures
From May 8 to September 16, 2019, Paris Centre Pompidou dedicates an exhibition to the fertile relationship between prehistory and modern art, a display called “Préhistoire, une invention moderne” [Prehistory, a modern invention].."|image="gauche"]

Félix Fénéon et les arts lointains, l'exposition au Musée du Quai BranlyFélix Fénéon et les arts lointains, l'exposition au Musée du Quai BranlyFélix Fénéon et les arts lointains, l'exposition au Musée du Quai BranlyFélix Fénéon et les arts lointains, l'exposition au Musée du Quai Branly Félix Fénéon and non-western arts, the exhibition at Paris Musée du Quai Branly
From May 28 to September 29, 2019 the Musée du Quai Branly pays tribute to Felix Fénéon and faraway arts. A wonderful occasion to know more about this art dealer fond of non-western arts!

Degas Danse Dessin, au Musée d'OrsayDegas Danse Dessin, au Musée d'OrsayDegas Danse Dessin, au Musée d'OrsayDegas Danse Dessin, au Musée d'Orsay Degas at the Opera, the exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay
Degas at the Opera, the exhibition displayed from September 24, 2019 to January 19, 2020 by the Musée d’Orsay takes us to his “own room” as part of the 350th anniversary of the Paris Opera. We must say that Edgar Degas was fascinated by the Opera and loved painting the life of this universe!

L’âge d’or de la peinture anglaise au Musée du LuxembourgL’âge d’or de la peinture anglaise au Musée du LuxembourgL’âge d’or de la peinture anglaise au Musée du LuxembourgL’âge d’or de la peinture anglaise au Musée du Luxembourg The golden age of the British painting at Paris Musée du Luxembourg
Paris Musée du Luxembourg dedicates an exhibition to the golden age of the British painting and the beginnings of the Royal Arts Academy. Gainsborough, Reynolds, Turner are to be rediscovered in a beautiful exhibition running from September 11, 2019 to January 15, 2020.

Berthe Morisot au Musée d'OrsayBerthe Morisot au Musée d'OrsayBerthe Morisot au Musée d'OrsayBerthe Morisot au Musée d'Orsay Berthe Morisot, the exhibition at Paris Musée d’Orsay
From June 18 to September 22, 2019 the Musée d’Orsay devotes an exhibition to Berthe Morisot. Through 60 paintings, we discover the exceptional career of this impressionist painter.

Takesada Matsutani au Centre PompidouTakesada Matsutani au Centre PompidouTakesada Matsutani au Centre PompidouTakesada Matsutani au Centre Pompidou Takesada Matustani retrospective at Paris Centre Pompidou
From June 26 to September 23, 2019 Paris Centre Pompidou devotes an exhibition to Takesada Matsutani. This Japanese artist living and working in Paris since 1966 is rather unknown by art connoisseurs. The retrospective returns to 60 years of creation in a singular style, over 22 works given by Takesada Matsutani to Centre Pompidou.

Wright Morris, l'exposition à la Fondation Cartier-BressonWright Morris, l'exposition à la Fondation Cartier-BressonWright Morris, l'exposition à la Fondation Cartier-BressonWright Morris, l'exposition à la Fondation Cartier-Bresson Wright Morris, the exhibition at Paris Cartier-Bresson Foundation
Set in Paris Le Marais neighborhood, the Cartier-Bresson Foundation welcomes an exhibition from June 18 to September 29, 2019 focusing on photographer Wright Morris.

Rétrospective Yann Arthus-Bertrand sur le toit de la Grande ArcheRétrospective Yann Arthus-Bertrand sur le toit de la Grande ArcheRétrospective Yann Arthus-Bertrand sur le toit de la Grande ArcheRétrospective Yann Arthus-Bertrand sur le toit de la Grande Arche Yann Arthus-Bertrand retrospective on the rooftop of the Grande Arche
From June 28 to December 1, 2019 the Legacy exhibition at the top of La Défense Grande Arche returns on 50 years of photographs by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

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 Back 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!

Major historic exhibitions in September 2019 in Paris:

Exposition Royaumes oubliés au musée du LouvreExposition Royaumes oubliés au musée du LouvreExposition Royaumes oubliés au musée du LouvreExposition Royaumes oubliés au musée du Louvre Forgotten Kingdoms, Heirs of the Hittite Empire at the Louvre - pictures
From May 2 to August 12, 2019, the Louvre offers an exhibition around the art of the Hittite Empire called Forgotten Kingdom, Heirs of the Hittite Empire. For the first time in France, we discover a selection of Hittite, neo-Hittite and Aramean treausres, remains found in Turkish and Syrian lands dating back to from -1400 and - 750 B.C.

Mystérieux coffrets, l'exposition au Musée de ClunyMystérieux coffrets, l'exposition au Musée de ClunyMystérieux coffrets, l'exposition au Musée de ClunyMystérieux coffrets, l'exposition au Musée de Cluny Mystérieux coffrets, the exhibition at Paris Musée de Cluny
Paris Musée de Cluny invites engravings fans and other history enthusiasts to come and discover the “Mystérieux Coffrets: Estampes au temps de la Dame à la Licorne” [Mysterious Chests: Engravings at the age of The Lady and the Unicorn] exhibition from September 18, 2019 to January 6, 2020. A retrospective making us follow the steps of Jean d’Ypres, the painter who painted the studies of the famous hanging exhibited at the museum and of which some elements are found on different chests. exhibition from September 18, 2019 to January 6, 2020. A retrospective making us follow the steps of Jean d’Ypres, the painter who painted the studies of the famous hanging exhibited at the museum and of which some elements are found on different chests."|image="gauche"]

Antoine-Jean Gros et les élèves de David, l'exposition au Musée du LouvreAntoine-Jean Gros et les élèves de David, l'exposition au Musée du LouvreAntoine-Jean Gros et les élèves de David, l'exposition au Musée du LouvreAntoine-Jean Gros et les élèves de David, l'exposition au Musée du Louvre Antoine-Jean Gros and David’s students, the exhibition at the Louvre
From June 27 to September 30, 2019 the Louvre dedicates an exhibition to painter Antoine-Jean Gros, famous student of Jacques-Louis David.

Paris Romantique, l'exposition au Petit PalaisParis Romantique, l'exposition au Petit PalaisParis Romantique, l'exposition au Petit PalaisParis Romantique, l'exposition au Petit Palais Romantic Paris, the exhibition at Paris Petit Palais
The Petit Palais dedicates a beautiful exhibition to Romantic Paris in the years 1815-1848. Running from May 22 to September 15, 2019, the exhibition offers a walk through the French capital during its urban revolution.

Photo exhibition to see in September 2019 in Paris:

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.

Rétrospective Yann Arthus-Bertrand sur le toit de la Grande ArcheRétrospective Yann Arthus-Bertrand sur le toit de la Grande ArcheRétrospective Yann Arthus-Bertrand sur le toit de la Grande ArcheRétrospective Yann Arthus-Bertrand sur le toit de la Grande Arche Yann Arthus-Bertrand retrospective on the rooftop of the Grande Arche
From June 28 to December 1, 2019 the Legacy exhibition at the top of La Défense Grande Arche returns on 50 years of photographs by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

Scientific and playful exhibitions to see in September 2019 in Paris:

Océan, l'exposition à la Grande Galerie de l'EvolutionOcéan, l'exposition à la Grande Galerie de l'EvolutionOcéan, l'exposition à la Grande Galerie de l'EvolutionOcéan, l'exposition à la Grande Galerie de l'Evolution Océan at Paris Grande Galerie de l'Evolution, pictures
Océans,is the beautiful exhibition of the Muséum national d’Histoire Naturelle [National Museum of National History] running at the Evolution Gallery in Paris from April 3, 2019 to January 5, 2020. This exhibition offers a surprising journey to the heart of an uncommon universe and promises to go even further than the only familiar faces of threatened sharks, whales and corals. running at the Evolution Gallery in Paris from April 3, 2019 to January 5, 2020. This exhibition offers a surprising journey to the heart of an uncommon universe and promises to go even further than the only familiar faces of threatened sharks, whales and corals."|image="gauche"]

L'Histoire Silencieuse des Sourds, l'exposition au PanthéonL'Histoire Silencieuse des Sourds, l'exposition au PanthéonL'Histoire Silencieuse des Sourds, l'exposition au PanthéonL'Histoire Silencieuse des Sourds, l'exposition au Panthéon L’Histoire Silencieuse des Sourds, the exhibition at the Panthéon: our pictures
The Panthéon in Paris devotes an exhibition to the story of deaf persons and sign language, an exhibition called “L’Histoire Silencieuse des Sourds” [The Silent Story of Deaf Persons] and running from June 19 to October 6, 2019. A chronological dive into the different evolutions of the place of deaf persons in the society, from the Middle-Ages to nowadays without forgetting the Renaissance. and running from June 19 to October 6, 2019. A chronological dive into the different evolutions of the place of deaf persons in the society, from the Middle-Ages to nowadays without forgetting the Renaissance."|image="gauche"]

Elodie D.
Last updated on 8 August 2019

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From 1 September 2019 to 30 September 2019

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