The best exhibitions in Paris this October 2019

Published by Elodie D. · Published on 29 August 2019 at 18h01 · Updated on 24 October 2019 at 12h13
So tell me, what are the new exhibitions in Paris this October 2019? Leonardo Da Vinci, Toulouse-Lautrec, Tolkien, Musée du Quai Branly's 20th anniversary, over 30 and very nice exhibitions are displayed, in addition to the White Night and the FIAC!

Every year, Paris becomes the world's capital of art in Octobre with the FIAC or the International Contemporary Art Fair, the White Night (Nuit Blanche), a long night devoted to contemporary art in the streets, and the main Fall exhibitions starting.

Looking for an exhibition to see in October 2019 in Paris?

The main events and exhibitions in October 2019 in Paris:

Nuit Blanche 2019 : une course nocturne dans les musées de Paris !Nuit Blanche 2019 : une course nocturne dans les musées de Paris !Nuit Blanche 2019 : une course nocturne dans les musées de Paris !Nuit Blanche 2019 : une course nocturne dans les musées de Paris ! White Night - Nuit Blanche 2019 in Paris: date and program
In 2019, the White Night will take place on Saturday October 5. This 18th edition of the art night is trusted to Didier Fusillier who invited about a hundred artists. Great musical march, night race in the museums, bicycle lane on the beltway, what a thrilling program!

FIAC 2018 : le programme à Paris FIAC 2018 : le programme à Paris FIAC 2018 : le programme à Paris FIAC 2018 : le programme à Paris International Art Fair, FIAC 2019: Art week in Paris
FIAC is back in Paris from October 17 to 20, 2019! For four days, Paris will live at the time of contemporary art with the 46th edition of the FIAC taking over the Grand Palais, the Tuileries Gardens, the Place Vendôme and the Petit Palais. Here are all the tips!

Exposition Léonard de Vinci au Louvre, les photosExposition Léonard de Vinci au Louvre, les photosExposition Léonard de Vinci au Louvre, les photosExposition Léonard de Vinci au Louvre, les photos Leonardo da Vinci, the compelling exhibition at the Louvre
Leonardo da Vinci at the Louvre, here’s 2019’s most awaited event. The exhibition will pay tribute to the Florentine genius on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of his death. meet from October 24, 2019 to February 24, 2020.

Toulouse-Lautrec, l'exposition au Grand Palais - nos photosToulouse-Lautrec, l'exposition au Grand Palais - nos photosToulouse-Lautrec, l'exposition au Grand Palais - nos photosToulouse-Lautrec, l'exposition au Grand Palais - nos photos Toulouse-Lautrec, the exhibition at Paris Grand Palais
Paris Grand Palais dedicates a large retrospective to Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec from October 9, 2019 to January 27, 2020. An exhibition co-curated with the Musée d’Orsay, the Musée de l’Orangerie and the Réunion des musées nationaux and supported by the city of Albi and the Musée Toulouse-Lautrec.

Charlotte Perriand à la Fondation VuittonCharlotte Perriand à la Fondation VuittonCharlotte Perriand à la Fondation VuittonCharlotte Perriand à la Fondation Vuitton Charlotte Perriand at Paris Fondation Louis Vuitton
From October 2, 2019 to February 24, 2020 Charlotte Perriand is given pride of place at Paris Fondation Louis Vuitton. You can discover the career of a committed woman, forerunning our time.

Exposition Tolkien à la BNFExposition Tolkien à la BNFExposition Tolkien à la BNFExposition Tolkien à la BNF A huge J.R.R. Tolkien exhibition at Paris BNF for Fall 2019
J.R.R. Tolkien fans can smile! The Bibliothèque Nationale de France has announced an immersive retrospective around Tolkien’s work, famous for creating – among others – the Hobbit universe. Meet from October 22, 2019 to February 16, 2020.

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.

Klimt à l’Atelier des LumièresKlimt à l’Atelier des LumièresKlimt à l’Atelier des LumièresKlimt à l’Atelier des Lumières Gustav Klimt returns to the Atelier des Lumières in October 2019
The Klimt experience returns to Paris Atelier des Lumières from October 29 to November 2, 2019. If you missed this immersive exhibition in 2018, this is the unique occasion to walk one last time around the most beautiful paintings of the Austrian painter (yes the paintings), while listening to Vienna waltz. Watch our video, we loved it!

Themed exhibitions running in October 2019 in Paris:

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 years of Collection Enrichment at Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac
The Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac invites you to return to 20 years of original, surprising and rare purchases with the “20 years of Collection Enrichment at Musée du Quai Brnaly – Jacques Chirac” exhibition from September 24, 2019 to January 26, 2020.

Visuel Paris, Tour EiffelVisuel Paris, Tour EiffelVisuel Paris, Tour EiffelVisuel Paris, Tour Eiffel 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.

Du Douanier Rousseau à Séraphine, les naïfs au musée MaillolDu Douanier Rousseau à Séraphine, les naïfs au musée MaillolDu Douanier Rousseau à Séraphine, les naïfs au musée MaillolDu Douanier Rousseau à Séraphine, les 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.

Album Photo : Yeshwant Rao Holkar II, Moderne Maharadjah au Musée des Arts DécoratifsAlbum Photo : Yeshwant Rao Holkar II, Moderne Maharadjah au Musée des Arts DécoratifsAlbum Photo : Yeshwant Rao Holkar II, Moderne Maharadjah au Musée des Arts DécoratifsAlbum Photo : Yeshwant Rao Holkar II, Moderne Maharadjah au Musée des Arts Décoratifs Moderne Maharajah, un mécène des années 30 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.

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.

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!

Paris-Londres - Music Migrations, l'exposition au musée de l'histoire de l'immigrationParis-Londres - Music Migrations, l'exposition au musée de l'histoire de l'immigrationParis-Londres - Music Migrations, l'exposition au musée de l'histoire de l'immigrationParis-Londres - Music Migrations, l'exposition au musée de l'histoire de l'immigration Paris-Londres – Music Migrations, the musical exhibition at Paris Musée de l’Histoire de l’Immigration
From March 12, 2019 to January 5, 2020 Paris Musée de l’Histoire de l’Immigration displays the Paris-Londre – Music Migrations exhibition, a wonderful exhibition returning on 30 years of the history of music carried by migrants, in Paris and in London. From Salif Keïta, Doul II Soul, Kassav’ to Khaled, let’s relive the golden age of migration music from 1962 to 1989.

Artist retrospectives running in October 2019 in Paris:

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.

Degas à l'Opéra, l'exposition au Musée d'OrsayDegas à l'Opéra, l'exposition au Musée d'OrsayDegas à l'Opéra, l'exposition au Musée d'OrsayDegas à l'Opéra, l'exposition 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!

Exposition Tolkien à la BNFExposition Tolkien à la BNFExposition Tolkien à la BNFExposition Tolkien à la BNF A huge J.R.R. Tolkien exhibition at Paris BNF for Fall 2019
J.R.R. Tolkien fans can smile! The Bibliothèque Nationale de France has announced an immersive retrospective around Tolkien’s work, famous for creating – among others – the Hobbit universe. Meet from October 22, 2019 to February 16, 2020.

Exposition Félix Fénéon au Musée de l'OrangerieExposition Félix Fénéon au Musée de l'OrangerieExposition Félix Fénéon au Musée de l'OrangerieExposition Félix Fénéon au Musée de l'Orangerie Félix Fénéon exhibition at Paris Musée de l’Orangerie
The Musée de l’Orangerie devotes an exhibition to collection Félix Fénéon, called “Felix Fénéon (1861-1944). The modern times, from Seurat to Matisse” and running from October 16, 2019 to January 27, 2020. A retrospective echoing the one displayed at the Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac in May 2019.

Exposition Tableaux Magiques au Musée PicassoExposition Tableaux Magiques au Musée PicassoExposition Tableaux Magiques au Musée PicassoExposition Tableaux Magiques au Musée Picasso Picasso, magical paintings at Paris Musée Picasso
Paris Musée Picasso devotes a very beautiful exhibition to Picasso’s “Tableaux Magiques” [Magical Paintings] from October 1, 2019 to February 23, 2020. These magical paintings have been painted between summer 1926 and spring 1930 and are portraits inspired by extra-occidental art and sign the first lights of cubism! from October 1, 2019 to February 23, 2020. These magical paintings have been painted between summer 1926 and spring 1930 and are portraits inspired by extra-occidental art and sign the first lights of cubism!"|image="gauche"]

Exposition El Greco au Grand Palais - nos photosExposition El Greco au Grand Palais - nos photosExposition El Greco au Grand Palais - nos photosExposition El Greco au Grand Palais - nos photos Greco exhibition at the Grand Palais
From October 14, 2019 to February 10, 2020, the Grand Palais dedicates an exhibition to Cretan artist Domenico Theotokopoulos aka “El Greco” founder of the Spanish School of the 16th century.

Charlie Chaplin, l'homme orchestre, l'exposition à la PhilharmonieCharlie Chaplin, l'homme orchestre, l'exposition à la PhilharmonieCharlie Chaplin, l'homme orchestre, l'exposition à la PhilharmonieCharlie Chaplin, l'homme orchestre, l'exposition à la Philharmonie Charlie Chaplin, the one-man band, the exhibition at Paris Philharmonie
Charlie Chaplin is given pride of place at Paris Philharmonie from October 11, 2019 to January 26, 2020 with a superb exhibition. A wonderful occasion to discover a musical portrait of Charlie Chaplin!

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.

Main historic exhibitions running in October 2019 in Paris:

Dans les coulisses de la Paix, l'exposition au Musée de la Grande GuerreDans les coulisses de la Paix, l'exposition au Musée de la Grande GuerreDans les coulisses de la Paix, l'exposition au Musée de la Grande GuerreDans les coulisses de la Paix, l'exposition au Musée de la Grande Guerre Dans les coulisses de la Paix exhibition at the Musée de la Grande Guerre
From June 8 to December 8, 2019 the Musée de la Grande Guerre takes us behind the scenes of the Peace. After a year commemorating the centenary of the First World War, the museum highlights the Conference of peace gathered in Paris that led to the Treaty of Versailles.

Exposition Le Marché de l’Art sous l’Occupation au Mémorial de la ShoahExposition Le Marché de l’Art sous l’Occupation au Mémorial de la ShoahExposition Le Marché de l’Art sous l’Occupation au Mémorial de la ShoahExposition Le Marché de l’Art sous l’Occupation au Mémorial de la Shoah Le Marché de l’Art sous l’Occupation the exhibition at Paris Shoah Memorial
The Le Marché de l’Art sous l’Occupation [The Art Market during the occupation] exhibition returns to the troubled past of the Art market during the occupation. To see at Paris Shoah Memorial from March 20 to November 3, 2019. exhibition returns to the troubled past of the Art market during the occupation. To see at Paris Shoah Memorial from March 20 to November 3, 2019."|image="gauche"]

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"]

Contemporary arts exhibitions running in October 2019 in Paris:

Exposition de sculptures aux Grandes Serres du Jardin des PlantesExposition de sculptures aux Grandes Serres du Jardin des PlantesExposition de sculptures aux Grandes Serres du Jardin des PlantesExposition de sculptures aux Grandes Serres du Jardin des Plantes Insect sculpture exhibited at the Jardin des Plantes Grandes Serres
Insects sculpted by talented François Chapelain-Midy are displayed as part of the Carapaces et Sortilèges exhibition running from October 3, 2019 to January 6, 2020 at the Jardin des Plantes Grandes Serres.

L'esprit commence et finit au bout des doigts, l'exposition au Palais de Tokyo - nos photosL'esprit commence et finit au bout des doigts, l'exposition au Palais de Tokyo - nos photosL'esprit commence et finit au bout des doigts, l'exposition au Palais de Tokyo - nos photosL'esprit commence et finit au bout des doigts, l'exposition au Palais de Tokyo - nos photos L’esprit commence et finit au bout des doigts, the exhibition at Paris Palais de Tokyo
From October 16 to November 10, 2019 Paris Palais de Tokyo invites curious people to discover the “L’esprit commence et finit au bout des doigts” [Spirit starts and ends at the finger tips] ehxibition. A exceptional dive to discover the French craft and know-how! ehxibition. A exceptional dive to discover the French craft and know-how!"|image="gauche"]

Futur, Ancien, Fugitif, l'exposition au Palais de Tokyo - nos photosFutur, Ancien, Fugitif, l'exposition au Palais de Tokyo - nos photosFutur, Ancien, Fugitif, l'exposition au Palais de Tokyo - nos photosFutur, Ancien, Fugitif, l'exposition au Palais de Tokyo - nos photos Futur, Ancien, Fugitif, the exhibition at Paris Palais de Tokyo
From October 16, 2019 to January 5, 2020 Palais de Tokyo invites contemporary art loves to come and discover its exhibition called “Futur, Ancien, Fugitif” [Future, Ancient, Fugitive].."|image="gauche"]

Anna Boghiguian, l'exposition aux Beaux-Arts de ParisAnna Boghiguian, l'exposition aux Beaux-Arts de ParisAnna Boghiguian, l'exposition aux Beaux-Arts de ParisAnna Boghiguian, l'exposition aux Beaux-Arts de Paris Anna Boghiguian, the exhibition at Paris Fine Arts museum
Paris Fine Arts museum or Les Beaux Arts set in Paris 6th arrondissement welcomes Armenian artist Anna Boghiguian from October 10 to November 24, 2019.

Christodoulos Panayiotou, l'exposition au musée d'OrsayChristodoulos Panayiotou, l'exposition au musée d'OrsayChristodoulos Panayiotou, l'exposition au musée d'OrsayChristodoulos Panayiotou, l'exposition au musée d'Orsay Christodoulos Panayiotou, the exhibition at Paris Musée d’Orsay
Set in Paris 7th arrondissement, the Musée d’Orsay welcomes artist Christodoulos Panayiotou for a temporary exhibition to discover from October 19, 2019 to January 12, 2020.

Photo exhibitions running in October 2019 in Paris:

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.

Calais, témoigner de la Jungle, l'expo photo au Centre PompidouCalais, témoigner de la Jungle, l'expo photo au Centre PompidouCalais, témoigner de la Jungle, l'expo photo au Centre PompidouCalais, témoigner de la Jungle, l'expo photo au Centre Pompidou Photo-exhibition about the Calais Jungle at Paris Centre Pompidou
Calais, témoigner de la Jungle [Calais, testifying the Jungle] is the meaningful photo exhibition that Centre Pompidou offers us from October 16, 2019 to February 24, 2020. By inviting the AFTP, photographer Bruno Serralongue (author of a photo documentary about the Calais Jungle) and the inhabitants of the camp, in the heart of this exile crisis, Centre Pompidou delivers a strong testimony about the contemporary history of France. is the meaningful photo exhibition that Centre Pompidou offers us from October 16, 2019 to February 24, 2020. By inviting the AFTP, photographer Bruno Serralongue (author of a photo documentary about the Calais Jungle) and the inhabitants of the camp, in the heart of this exile crisis, Centre Pompidou delivers a strong testimony about the contemporary history of France."|image="gauche"]

Practical information

Opening Time
From 1 October 2019 to 31 October 2019

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    1er Arrondissement
    75001 Paris 1

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