The best exhibitions in Paris this January 2021

Published by Cécile D. · Photos by My B. · Published on 15 January 2021 at 13h31 · Updated on 15 January 2021 at 17h35
What exhibition should we visit in January 2021 in Paris? The Morozov collection, the Taharqa pharaoh exhibition and the Matisse exhibition, all the trending exhibitions expect you. Discover them now!

In January 2021, new exhibitions are coming to Parisian museums! As the health situation cannot let us tell you when museums are to reopen exactly, we have listed all the exhibitions to see in museums, galleries and at home! Here are the best exhibitions in January you do not want to miss, and we give you a preview of the next art events you should expect in the coming weeks…

January 2021’s major events:

Divas, l'exposition événement à l'Institut du Monde ArabeDivas, l'exposition événement à l'Institut du Monde ArabeDivas, l'exposition événement à l'Institut du Monde ArabeDivas, l'exposition événement à l'Institut du Monde Arabe Divas from Oum Kalthoum to Dalida, the compelling exhibition at the Arab World Institute
The Arab World Institute takes out glitters and rhinestones to welcome “Divas from Oum Kalthoum to Dalida”. Running from January 27 to July 25, 2021, the compelling exhibition displays the greatest female Arab artists in the 20th century.

Divas, l'exposition événement à l'Institut du Monde ArabeDivas, l'exposition événement à l'Institut du Monde ArabeDivas, l'exposition événement à l'Institut du Monde ArabeDivas, l'exposition événement à l'Institut du Monde Arabe Divas from Oum Kalthoum to Dalida, the compelling exhibition at the Arab World Institute
The Arab World Institute takes out glitters and rhinestones to welcome “Divas from Oum Kalthoum to Dalida”. Running from January 27 to July 25, 2021, the compelling exhibition displays the greatest female Arab artists in the 20th century.

Exposition Nouvel an chinois 13 - Marc RiboudExposition Nouvel an chinois 13 - Marc RiboudExposition Nouvel an chinois 13 - Marc RiboudExposition Nouvel an chinois 13 - Marc Riboud Marc Riboud, Histoires Possibles: the great retrospective at Paris Musée Guimet - Delayed
French photographer Marc Riboud has a retrospective focusing on him at Paris Musée Guimet on the occasion of his bequest of all his works to the museum. The exclusive display was to be discovered from November 4, 2020 to March 1, 2021. The exhibition is delayed.

Exposition Les origines du monde au siècle de Darwin au Musée d'Orsay, nouvelles datesExposition Les origines du monde au siècle de Darwin au Musée d'Orsay, nouvelles datesExposition Les origines du monde au siècle de Darwin au Musée d'Orsay, nouvelles datesExposition Les origines du monde au siècle de Darwin au Musée d'Orsay, nouvelles dates The origins of the world, the exhibition at Paris Musée d’Orsay - Delayed
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. The exhibition was planned to run from December 15, 2020 to February 14, 2021, but is has been delayed.

Photos : Exposition Gabrielle Chanel au Palais GallieraPhotos : Exposition Gabrielle Chanel au Palais GallieraPhotos : Exposition Gabrielle Chanel au Palais GallieraPhotos : Exposition Gabrielle Chanel au Palais Galliera Gabrielle Chanel exhibition at the Palais Galliera - Closed
Paris Palais Galliera presents its first retrospective devoted to Gabrielle Chanel for its reopening on October 1, 2020. The “Gabrielle Chanel, manifeste de mode” exhibition pays tribute to the iconic designer until March 14, 2021. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Bowie Odysée, l'exposition sur David Bowie au PalaceBowie Odysée, l'exposition sur David Bowie au PalaceBowie Odysée, l'exposition sur David Bowie au PalaceBowie Odysée, l'exposition sur David Bowie au Palace Bowie Odyssée, the David Bowie exhibition at Le Palace - Closed
The “Bowie Odyssée” exhibition – gathering over 1,000 items collected by David Bowie fans – is ultimately opening. It takes place at the Le Palace theater from December 15, 2020 to March 28, 2021 in Paris. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Virtual exhibitions to see in January 2021:

Visuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du Louvre Lockdown: museums' digital collections to enjoy
France is moving to a new lockdown, and we must say that we will sure miss visiting museums! Sortiraparis gives you a selection of digital tours and other digital collections from Paris museums to nicely enjoy from home while waiting for their reopening.

Exposition Anticorps au Palais de TokyoExposition Anticorps au Palais de TokyoExposition Anticorps au Palais de TokyoExposition Anticorps au Palais de Tokyo Anticorps, the new exhibition at Paris Palais de Tokyo - digital tour
The Palais de Tokyo draws inspiration from the current health crisis to offer a new exhibition from October 23, 2020 to January 3, 2021 to visitors, Anticorps (French for Antibodies). A retrospective inviting you to dive into the heart of your body, in every artistical sense of the word and to enjoy online!

Matisse, comme un roman : nos photos de l'exposition du Centre PompidouMatisse, comme un roman : nos photos de l'exposition du Centre PompidouMatisse, comme un roman : nos photos de l'exposition du Centre PompidouMatisse, comme un roman : nos photos de l'exposition du Centre Pompidou The Matisse exhibition by Centre Pompidou to visit online
Centre Pompidou pays tribute to Henri Matisse with an exceptional and original exhibition focusing on the relationship between the painter and literature. To be discovered from October 21, 2020 to February 22, 2021. And to make us wait during lockdown, the museum shared a digital 13-minute tour around 10 works of art.

Visuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du Louvre The Advent of the Artist, the Louvre’s Petite Galerie’s exhibition – available online for free
The Louvre is dedicating an exhibition to the Advent of the Artist in the Petite Galerie. Halted by the coronavirus epidemic, it will resume from July 6, 2020 and is extended to July 5, 2021. Adapted to all, this display will get you accustomed to all “features” used by artists over time.

Exposition Vasarely Centre Pompidou, nos photosExposition Vasarely Centre Pompidou, nos photosExposition Vasarely Centre Pompidou, nos photosExposition Vasarely Centre Pompidou, nos photos Vasarely, Paris Centre Pompidou exhibition available on line for free
Back in 2019, Paris Centre Pompidou dedicated an exhibition to Vasarely. This exhibit was the first French retrospective dedicated to the father of optical art in over 50 years! Did you miss it? Head to the museum's website for a 20-minute guided tour with the exhibition co-curator Michel Gauthier.

Exhibitions to enjoy once museums reopen

Retrospectives to see in Paris in January 2021:

Girault de Prangey, photographe, l'exposition au Musée d'OrsayGirault de Prangey, photographe, l'exposition au Musée d'OrsayGirault de Prangey, photographe, l'exposition au Musée d'OrsayGirault de Prangey, photographe, l'exposition au Musée d'Orsay Girault de Prangey – Photographer, the exhibition at Paris Musée d’Orsay - Closed
Paris Musée d’Orsay invites you from December 15, 2020 to February 7, 2021 to discover the latest exhibition, Girault de Prangey – Photographer. A retrospective on the career of one of the greatest names of the debuts of photography in France. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Man Ray et la Mode, l'exposition au Musée du Luxembourg - nos photosMan Ray et la Mode, l'exposition au Musée du Luxembourg - nos photosMan Ray et la Mode, l'exposition au Musée du Luxembourg - nos photosMan Ray et la Mode, l'exposition au Musée du Luxembourg - nos photos Man Ray et la Mode, the exhibition at Paris Musée du Luxembourg - Closed
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. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Albrecht Altdorfer, l'exposition au Musée du LouvreAlbrecht Altdorfer, l'exposition au Musée du LouvreAlbrecht Altdorfer, l'exposition au Musée du LouvreAlbrecht Altdorfer, l'exposition au Musée du Louvre Albrecht Altdorfer, the exhibition at the Louvre - Closed
The Louvre invites German painting fans to discover an exhibition about Albrecht Altdorfer. The occasion to discover this major artist from the German Renaissance, with focus on big orders such as from Emperor Maximilian, and goldsmithery, landscaping and architecture where Altdorfer has been a pioneer. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Sarah Moon, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de ParisSarah Moon, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de ParisSarah Moon, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de ParisSarah Moon, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de Paris Sarah Moon, the retrospective at Paris Museum of Modern Art
Paris Museum of Modern Art gives pride of place to Sarah Moon dedicating her, her first retrospective in a museum. From September 18, 2020 to January 10, 2021, the exhibition shines a light on the genius of this fashion photographer mixing photographs and movies. To see asap!

Laurent Grasso au Musée d'OrsayLaurent Grasso au Musée d'OrsayLaurent Grasso au Musée d'OrsayLaurent Grasso au Musée d'Orsay Laurent Grasso at the Musée d’Orsay - Delayed
Laurent Grasso takes over Paris Musée d’Orsay with a never-seen-before movie from December 15, 2020 to February 14, 2021, as part of the “Origins of the World” exhibition. The film presents a collection of pictures of the world in hyper-acceleration in a moment of “paroxystic hybridization of humans and non-humans”. The exhibition is delayed.

Hubert Duprat, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de ParisHubert Duprat, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de ParisHubert Duprat, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de ParisHubert Duprat, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de Paris Hubert Duprat, the retrospective at Paris Museum of Modern Art
For the first time, Hubert Duprat exhibits his private collection at the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris. From September 18, 2020 to January 10, 2021, discover this retrospective gathering over 2000 objects, photos and engravings, surprising and unexpected works.

Léon Spilliaert, l'exposition entre lumière et solitude au musée d'OrsayLéon Spilliaert, l'exposition entre lumière et solitude au musée d'OrsayLéon Spilliaert, l'exposition entre lumière et solitude au musée d'OrsayLéon Spilliaert, l'exposition entre lumière et solitude au musée d'Orsay Leon Spilliaert, an exhibition between light and solitude at Paris Musée d’Orsay - Closed
The Musée d’Orsay pays tribute to painter Léon Spilliaert by displaying from October 13, 2020 to January 10, 2021 ‘Light and Solitude’. Over 90 works of art highlight the artist’s special style at the limits of different painting movements. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Aubrey Beardsley, la rétrospective au musée d'Orsay : nos photosAubrey Beardsley, la rétrospective au musée d'Orsay : nos photosAubrey Beardsley, la rétrospective au musée d'Orsay : nos photosAubrey Beardsley, la rétrospective au musée d'Orsay : nos photos Aubrey Beardsley, the exhibitionat Paris Musée d’Orsay - Closed
Paris Musée d’Orsay pays tribute to English drawer and illustrator Aubrey Beardsley. Running from October 13, 2020 to January 10, 2021, the exhibition presents original drawings displayed for the first time in France. About a hundred works expects you in this exclusive retrospective. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Matisse, comme un roman : nos photos de l'exposition du Centre PompidouMatisse, comme un roman : nos photos de l'exposition du Centre PompidouMatisse, comme un roman : nos photos de l'exposition du Centre PompidouMatisse, comme un roman : nos photos de l'exposition du Centre Pompidou The Matisse exhibition by Centre Pompidou to visit online
Centre Pompidou pays tribute to Henri Matisse with an exceptional and original exhibition focusing on the relationship between the painter and literature. To be discovered from October 21, 2020 to February 22, 2021. And to make us wait during lockdown, the museum shared a digital 13-minute tour around 10 works of art.

Turner, peintures et aquarelles de la Tate au musée Jacquemart AndréTurner, peintures et aquarelles de la Tate au musée Jacquemart AndréTurner, peintures et aquarelles de la Tate au musée Jacquemart AndréTurner, peintures et aquarelles de la Tate au musée Jacquemart André The Turner exhibition at the Musée Jacquemart-André - Closed
The exhibition focusing on William Turner - running at the Musée Jacquemart-André - takes you on a very beautiful tour of the paintings and watercolors from London famous museum's, the Tate. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Exposition François-Auguste Biard, le peintre voyageur à la Maison de Victor HugoExposition François-Auguste Biard, le peintre voyageur à la Maison de Victor HugoExposition François-Auguste Biard, le peintre voyageur à la Maison de Victor HugoExposition François-Auguste Biard, le peintre voyageur à la Maison de Victor Hugo François-Auguste Biard, the traveling painter, at Victor Hugo’s House - Postponed
Victor Hugo’s house gives François-Auguste Biard – an ethnographer painter who painted the magnificent landscapes in the North and the Amazonian forest – pride of place. 80 works – most of them never been seen before – are displayed as soon as the museum reopens to March 7, 2021. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Photos : Exposition Gabrielle Chanel au Palais GallieraPhotos : Exposition Gabrielle Chanel au Palais GallieraPhotos : Exposition Gabrielle Chanel au Palais GallieraPhotos : Exposition Gabrielle Chanel au Palais Galliera Gabrielle Chanel exhibition at the Palais Galliera - Closed
Paris Palais Galliera presents its first retrospective devoted to Gabrielle Chanel for its reopening on October 1, 2020. The “Gabrielle Chanel, manifeste de mode” exhibition pays tribute to the iconic designer until March 14, 2021. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Exposition Laurence Aëgerter au Petit PalaisExposition Laurence Aëgerter au Petit PalaisExposition Laurence Aëgerter au Petit PalaisExposition Laurence Aëgerter au Petit Palais Laurence Aëgerter exhibition at the Petit Palais - Closed
Contemporary art fans are expected from October 6, 2020 to February 28, 2021 at the Petit Palais to discover the very first exhibition of artist Laurence Aëgerter here at the Petit Palais called "Ici mieux qu'en face". The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Contemporary art exhibitions to see in January 2021 in Paris:

Hubert Duprat, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de ParisHubert Duprat, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de ParisHubert Duprat, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de ParisHubert Duprat, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de Paris Hubert Duprat, the retrospective at Paris Museum of Modern Art
For the first time, Hubert Duprat exhibits his private collection at the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris. From September 18, 2020 to January 10, 2021, discover this retrospective gathering over 2000 objects, photos and engravings, surprising and unexpected works.

Man Ray et la Mode, l'exposition au Musée du Luxembourg - nos photosMan Ray et la Mode, l'exposition au Musée du Luxembourg - nos photosMan Ray et la Mode, l'exposition au Musée du Luxembourg - nos photosMan Ray et la Mode, l'exposition au Musée du Luxembourg - nos photos Man Ray et la Mode, the exhibition at Paris Musée du Luxembourg - Closed
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. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Exposition Laurence Aëgerter au Petit PalaisExposition Laurence Aëgerter au Petit PalaisExposition Laurence Aëgerter au Petit PalaisExposition Laurence Aëgerter au Petit Palais Laurence Aëgerter exhibition at the Petit Palais - Closed
Contemporary art fans are expected from October 6, 2020 to February 28, 2021 at the Petit Palais to discover the very first exhibition of artist Laurence Aëgerter here at the Petit Palais called "Ici mieux qu'en face". The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Photo exhibitions to see in January 2021 in Paris:

Eugène Atget, Voir Paris, l'exposition à la Fondation Herni Cartier BressonEugène Atget, Voir Paris, l'exposition à la Fondation Herni Cartier BressonEugène Atget, Voir Paris, l'exposition à la Fondation Herni Cartier BressonEugène Atget, Voir Paris, l'exposition à la Fondation Herni Cartier Bresson Eugène Atget, voir Paris, the exhibition at Paris Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson - Postponed to January 2021
Eugène Atget is given pride of place for an exhibition ultimately running from January 19 to April 25, 2021 at the Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson. Called “Voir Paris”, this display takes us to the work of the photographer who immortalized Paris from 1890 to 1927 through thousands of shots.

Girault de Prangey, photographe, l'exposition au Musée d'OrsayGirault de Prangey, photographe, l'exposition au Musée d'OrsayGirault de Prangey, photographe, l'exposition au Musée d'OrsayGirault de Prangey, photographe, l'exposition au Musée d'Orsay Girault de Prangey – Photographer, the exhibition at Paris Musée d’Orsay - Closed
Paris Musée d’Orsay invites you from December 15, 2020 to February 7, 2021 to discover the latest exhibition, Girault de Prangey – Photographer. A retrospective on the career of one of the greatest names of the debuts of photography in France. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Sarah Moon, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de ParisSarah Moon, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de ParisSarah Moon, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de ParisSarah Moon, la rétrospective au Musée d'Art Moderne de Paris Sarah Moon, the retrospective at Paris Museum of Modern Art
Paris Museum of Modern Art gives pride of place to Sarah Moon dedicating her, her first retrospective in a museum. From September 18, 2020 to January 10, 2021, the exhibition shines a light on the genius of this fashion photographer mixing photographs and movies. To see asap!

Themed exhibitions to see in January 2021 in Paris:

L'Atelier de la nature, l'exposition tout en poésie du Musée des Impressionnistes GivernyL'Atelier de la nature, l'exposition tout en poésie du Musée des Impressionnistes GivernyL'Atelier de la nature, l'exposition tout en poésie du Musée des Impressionnistes GivernyL'Atelier de la nature, l'exposition tout en poésie du Musée des Impressionnistes Giverny Closure: L’Atelier de la nature, the very poetic exhibition at Giverny Museum of Impressionisms
Go on a very soft and poetic journey with the “L’Atelier de la Nature” (Nature’s Studio) exhibition running from September 12, 2020 to January 3, 2021 at the Musée des Impressionnismes Giverny. Discover about 90 works from the Terra Foundation for American Art collections. Exhibition closed down until further notice.

Man Ray et la Mode, l'exposition au Musée du Luxembourg - nos photosMan Ray et la Mode, l'exposition au Musée du Luxembourg - nos photosMan Ray et la Mode, l'exposition au Musée du Luxembourg - nos photosMan Ray et la Mode, l'exposition au Musée du Luxembourg - nos photos Man Ray et la Mode, the exhibition at Paris Musée du Luxembourg - Closed
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. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Visuel Paris Musée du Quai BranlyVisuel Paris Musée du Quai BranlyVisuel Paris Musée du Quai BranlyVisuel Paris Musée du Quai Branly Kanak journals, the exhibition at Paris Musée du Quai Branly - Delayed
Paris Musée du Quai Branly devotes an exhibition to the inventory heritage of Kanak art across the world with Kanak Journals. The exhibition is delayed.

Exposition Les origines du monde au siècle de Darwin au Musée d'Orsay, nouvelles datesExposition Les origines du monde au siècle de Darwin au Musée d'Orsay, nouvelles datesExposition Les origines du monde au siècle de Darwin au Musée d'Orsay, nouvelles datesExposition Les origines du monde au siècle de Darwin au Musée d'Orsay, nouvelles dates The origins of the world, the exhibition at Paris Musée d’Orsay - Delayed
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. The exhibition was planned to run from December 15, 2020 to February 14, 2021, but is has been delayed.

Photos Exposition Pierres Précieuses, du minéraux aux bijoux avec le Joaillier Van Cleef & Arpel vuePhotos Exposition Pierres Précieuses, du minéraux aux bijoux avec le Joaillier Van Cleef & Arpel vuePhotos Exposition Pierres Précieuses, du minéraux aux bijoux avec le Joaillier Van Cleef & Arpel vuePhotos Exposition Pierres Précieuses, du minéraux aux bijoux avec le Joaillier Van Cleef & Arpel vue Pierres Précieuses exhibition with Van Cleef & Arpels at Paris National Museum - Closed
Paris National Museum of Natural History unveils the “Pierres Précieuses, des minéraux aux bijoux” (Gemstones, from minerals to jewels) exhibition co-curated with jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels. From September 16, 2020 to June 14, 2021, come and admire jewels made by Earth and carved by Men. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Exposition Luxes au Musée des Arts DécoratifsExposition Luxes au Musée des Arts DécoratifsExposition Luxes au Musée des Arts DécoratifsExposition Luxes au Musée des Arts Décoratifs Luxes, the exhibition at Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs - Closed
Luxuries are displayed from October 14, 2020 to May 2, 2021 at Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs. With this exhibition, the museum intends to show the evolution of luxury over time, from the pearl of Abu Dhabi to the coveted item passed on from generations to generations, via spices, tulips and Chanel little black dress. All in all, 100 exceptional pieces to find in rooms usually closed to the public. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

L'Empire des sens, l'exposition érotique au musée Cognacq-JayL'Empire des sens, l'exposition érotique au musée Cognacq-JayL'Empire des sens, l'exposition érotique au musée Cognacq-JayL'Empire des sens, l'exposition érotique au musée Cognacq-Jay L’Empire des Sens, the erotic exhibition at Paris Musée Cognacq-Jay - Postponed to 2021
The “L’Empire des Sens. De François Boucher à Jean-Baptiste Greuze” exhibition gives an erotic touch to the Musée Cognacq-Jay. Be aroused by the painters from the 18th century. To discover as soon as the museum reopens in 2021.

Visuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du LouvreVisuel Paris Musée du Louvre The Advent of the Artist, the Louvre’s Petite Galerie’s exhibition – available online for free
The Louvre is dedicating an exhibition to the Advent of the Artist in the Petite Galerie. Halted by the coronavirus epidemic, it will resume from July 6, 2020 and is extended to July 5, 2021. Adapted to all, this display will get you accustomed to all “features” used by artists over time.

Voyage sur la route du Kisokaido : nos photos de l'exposition du Musée CernuschiVoyage sur la route du Kisokaido : nos photos de l'exposition du Musée CernuschiVoyage sur la route du Kisokaido : nos photos de l'exposition du Musée CernuschiVoyage sur la route du Kisokaido : nos photos de l'exposition du Musée Cernuschi From Hiroshige to Kuniyoshi, the exhibition at Paris Musée Cernuschi
Japanese etching fans are expected from October 16, 2020 to January 17, 2021 at the Musée Cernuschi in Paris to discover the “From Hiroshige to Kuniyoshi, the sixty-nine Kisokaido stops” exhibition.

Les Olmèques et les cultures du golfe du Mexique, l'expo au Musée du Quai Branly, nos photosLes Olmèques et les cultures du golfe du Mexique, l'expo au Musée du Quai Branly, nos photosLes Olmèques et les cultures du golfe du Mexique, l'expo au Musée du Quai Branly, nos photosLes Olmèques et les cultures du golfe du Mexique, l'expo au Musée du Quai Branly, nos photos The Olmecs and the Cultures of the Gulf of Mexico, the exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly closes
Art enthusiasts are expected at the Musée du Quai Branly to discover the museum’s latest exhibition, at the Mezzanine Est, running from October 9, 2020 to July 25, 2021 and called “The Olmecs and the Cultures of the Gulf of Mexico”. The occasion to learn more about the Olmec civilization and the little-known world of the pre-Colombian cultures of the Gulf of Mexico. The exhibition is closed until furtner notice.

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The Musée du Quai Branly widens it exhibition spaces to present 36 works from the Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière collection starting from March 24, 2021. Valued to 52 million euros, Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière’s donation is the biggest donation of African and Oceanian works of art since 1945.

Historic exhibitions to see in January 2021 in Paris:

Visuel Paris Musée du Quai BranlyVisuel Paris Musée du Quai BranlyVisuel Paris Musée du Quai BranlyVisuel Paris Musée du Quai Branly Kanak journals, the exhibition at Paris Musée du Quai Branly - Delayed
Paris Musée du Quai Branly devotes an exhibition to the inventory heritage of Kanak art across the world with Kanak Journals. The exhibition is delayed.

D’Alésia à Rome, l'aventure archéologique de Napoléon III, la grande expo du Musée d'archéologie natD’Alésia à Rome, l'aventure archéologique de Napoléon III, la grande expo du Musée d'archéologie natD’Alésia à Rome, l'aventure archéologique de Napoléon III, la grande expo du Musée d'archéologie natD’Alésia à Rome, l'aventure archéologique de Napoléon III, la grande expo du Musée d'archéologie nat D’Alésia à Rome, l’aventure de Napoléon III at the Musée d’Archéologie Nationale - Closed
The Musée d’Archéologie Nationale – or National Museum of Archaeology – takes us to the footsteps of Napoleon III with the “D’Alésia à Rome” – From Alesia to Rome – exhibition. Thanks to many paintings, photographs, maps and items, we follow the last French emperor in his archaeologic journey in Europe and Mediterranean. An adventure to enjoy from September 19, 2020 to February 15, 2021. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Eugène Atget, Voir Paris, l'exposition à la Fondation Herni Cartier BressonEugène Atget, Voir Paris, l'exposition à la Fondation Herni Cartier BressonEugène Atget, Voir Paris, l'exposition à la Fondation Herni Cartier BressonEugène Atget, Voir Paris, l'exposition à la Fondation Herni Cartier Bresson Eugène Atget, voir Paris, the exhibition at Paris Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson - Postponed to January 2021
Eugène Atget is given pride of place for an exhibition ultimately running from January 19 to April 25, 2021 at the Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson. Called “Voir Paris”, this display takes us to the work of the photographer who immortalized Paris from 1890 to 1927 through thousands of shots.

La police des Lumières, l'exposition gratuite aux Archives NationalesLa police des Lumières, l'exposition gratuite aux Archives NationalesLa police des Lumières, l'exposition gratuite aux Archives NationalesLa police des Lumières, l'exposition gratuite aux Archives Nationales La police des Lumières, the free exhibition at the National Archives in Paris
The National Archives devotes an exhibition to the “Police des Lumières”, the police in the 18th century. All along a themed tour, the Archives wished to show the creation of the police in a historical context: the riots because of the famine. We are told how France has been fitted with a centralized, professional police, and what was the work of police chiefs and other inspectors in 1750. Free of charge, the exhibition runs from September 18, 2020 to January 18, 2021.

Akan, les valeurs de l'échange, l'expo à la Monnaie de ParisAkan, les valeurs de l'échange, l'expo à la Monnaie de ParisAkan, les valeurs de l'échange, l'expo à la Monnaie de ParisAkan, les valeurs de l'échange, l'expo à la Monnaie de Paris Akan, the values of trade, the exhibit at the Monnaie de Paris - our pictures
Because of the coronavirus epidemic, the Monnaie de Paris museum invites history lovers to discover its new exhibition, Akan, the values of trade, from July and until February 28, 2021. A dive into the story of the Akan people, and especially the Ashanti and their oh-so particular use of gold as an exchange currency. The exhibition is closed until further notice.

Scientific and playful exhibitions to see in January 2021 in Paris:

Exposition Espions à la Cité des Sciences Exposition Espions à la Cité des Sciences Exposition Espions à la Cité des Sciences Exposition Espions à la Cité des Sciences Espions, the spy exhibition at Paris Cité des Sciences - reopening and extra time
Become a spy with Paris Cité des Sciences! In partnership with the national intelligence services and French TV series Le Bureau des Légendes [The Bureau], let’s put on the shoes of an agent who has to investigate a nuclear test abroad. The exhibition is back on June 27, 2020 and extended to August 1, 2021.

Mad Dimension, le nouveau musée immersif 100 % instagrammable : nos photosMad Dimension, le nouveau musée immersif 100 % instagrammable : nos photosMad Dimension, le nouveau musée immersif 100 % instagrammable : nos photosMad Dimension, le nouveau musée immersif 100 % instagrammable : nos photos Mad Dimension, the new immersive and 100% Insta-worthy museum reopens
Alert, this is an event in Paris! The Mad Dimension is the latest and buzzing museum that is 100% immersive and 100% Insta-worthy. This temporary museum reopens from June 6, 2020 and has wonderful surprises in store. Book your session and enjoy an exclusive experience.

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The Museum of Illusions opens in Paris 1st arrondissement. Starting December 20, 2019 come and live a unique and playful experience with your family! Dive into a fascinating world shaking your senses up… A multisensory visit you really don’t want to miss.

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Dates and Opening Time
From 1 January 2021 to 31 January 2021

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