2020 has a lot of surprises in stores and some big events coming up to delight all art lovers in Paris!
SAVE THE DATE: ART EVENTS 2019
The major exhibitions of the first half-year 2019 in Paris:
Christian Louboutin exhibition at Paris Palais de la Porte Dorée: L'Exhibition[niste] - reopens and extra time
Displaying a fantastic Christian Louboutin exhibition reopens from June 16, 2020, at the Palais de la Porte Dorée. Moreover, the compelling exhibition enjoys more time and runs until January 4, 2021.
“Cézanne and the Italian Masters” at Paris Musée Marmottan Monet - reopening and extra time
The “Cézanne and the Italian Masters” exhibition running from February 27 2020 at Paris Musée Marmottan Monet will return from June 2 and extended to January 3, 2021 due to coronavirus. For the first time it returns on the very strong connection between Cézanne and the masterpieces by the greatest Italian masters. The occasion to discover Cézanne and his painting in a new light!
Monet, Renoir, Chagall… Journeys around the Mediterranean, the immersive exhibition reopens at the Atelier des Lumières
The Atelier des Lumières presents the visual experience Monet, Renoir, Chagall, Journeys around the Mediterranean again from May 26 to December 31, 2020. Designed as a visual experience, this exhibition takes us to the heart of masterpieces by 20 artists including Renoir, Monet, Pissarro, Matisse, Signac, Derain, Vlaminck, Dufy, Chagall for a walk across the history of art in the 19th and 20th centuries, from impressionism to modernity via pointillism and fauvism. CAREFUL: With the new health measure, your ticket may no longer be valid.
Coronavirus: the Turner exhibition at the Musée Jacquemart-André reopens in May
Despite coronavirus, Paris Musée Jacquemart-André proposes its great retrospective around work by British painter Joseph Mallord William Turner with the “Turner, peintures et aquarelles de la Tate” exhibition, running again from May 26 to January 11, 202 in partnership with London’s Tate. The exhibition is also available on line for a virtual tour.
Pompei, the exhibition at the Grand Palais / new dates
The Grand Palais devotes a digital exhibition to the latest excavations conducted in Pompeii and all the works of art discovered then. Postponed because of the coronavirus epidemic, the exhibition is running again from July 1 to September 27, 2020.
Coronavirus: Noir et Blanc, the photo exhibition at Paris Grand Palais / Postponed
The Grand Palais teams up with the Bibliothèque Nationale de France to display “Noir et Blanc: une esthétique de la photographie” [Black and White: a photography aesthetic], an exhibition to discover in the south-eastern part of the Grand Palais from Wednesday April 8 to Monday July 6, 2020.
Man Ray et la Mode, the exhibition at Paris Musée du Luxembourg opens in September
The Musée du Luxembourg devotes an exhibition to Man Ray and fashion photography from September 23, 2020 to January 17, 2021. An artist already highlighted by the Grand Palais for a retrospective in 1998 and the Pinacothèque in 2008. Initially planned for early April, we will have to be patient a little longer to be finally able to discover the wonders this exhibition contains...
The Matisse exhibition at Centre Pompidou postponed to October 2020
Centre Pompidou pays tribute to the artist with an exceptional and original exhibition focusing on the relationship between the painter and literature. Initially expected to run from May 13 to August 31, 2020, the exhibition is to be discovered from October 21, 2020 to February 22, 2021.
The major exhibitions of the second half-year 2019 in Paris:
The origins of the world in Darwin’s century, the compelling exhibition at Paris Musée d’Orsay
From September 22, 2020 to January 10, 2021, the Musée d’Orsay devotes a compelling exhibition to the origins of the world and the invention of nature in Darwin’s century. This exhibition, at the crossroads of sciences and arts, will return to the historic change in the 19th century.
Thierry Mugler: Couturissime, the exhibition at Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs
Event alert! Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs welcomes the Thierry Mugler : Couturissime exhibition. Save the date, get some days off, get your camera ready, running from October 22, 2020 to April 4, 2021, this exhibition offers us an overview on the genius designer’s career, an absolute icon in the fashion world.
Me, Taharqa, Pharaoh of two lands, the exhibition at the Louvre
The Louvre unveils an exhibition to Taharqa, former king of Napata, former capital of the wide kingdom of Nubia (current Sudan) from October 29, 2020 to February 8, 2021. The occasion to learn more about one of the most famous kings of his time.
The good news is that you don't have ot choose: you can visit and visit again these exhibitions as many times as you want! A beautiful year expects us in Paris museums.
Dates and Opening Time
From 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020
Paris - Ile de France
75001 Paris 1