Art Exhibitions in Paris, July 2017

Art enthusiasts, summer exhibitions are here! With Paris full of Parisians and tourists here to discover the lovely city of lights, museums understood that you need to keep your wonderful family busy, so, they offer you exhibitions galore!

In July, do what you want! With summer and sunny days, we almost forget the mythic exhibitions running in the Parisian museums!

Christian Dior, l'exposition au musée des Arts DécoratifsChristian Dior, the exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the House of Dior, the Musée des Arts décoratifs orchestrates a wonderful exhibition about Christian Dior (1905-1957), the house designer. From 5 Juy 2017 to 7 January 2018, this huge restrospective features more than 400 dresses, come and visit the exhibition through a staged journey designed with genius by Nathalie Crinière.

Les As de la Jungle en avant-première au Grand Rex de ParisThe Jungle Bunch to the Rescue at the Aquarium de Paris The Jungle Bunch to the Rescue is coming to Paris this summer 2017. From July 8 to September 10, Aquarium de Paris visitors will be able to know more about their universe thanks to an exhibition, workshops and so much more… Follow the guide! 

Dragonland 2017Dragonland From May 25 to September 3, 2017, Paris exhibition center is hosting a gigantic exhibition dedicated to dragons featuring about thirty full-scale dragons. Myth or reality? Come and discover an exhibition with dragons more authentic than the originals!

Inextricabilia. Enchevêtrements magiques, l'exposition à la Maison RougeInextricabilia Magical meschs at the Maison Rouge. For this summer 2017, the Maison Rouge presents a great exhibition gathering multi-artists of multi-genres. Named “Inextricabilia. Magical meschs”, the exhibition gathers together several art brut works of art (the house’s specialty) as well as African ritual objects, religious works of art, popular works of art, modern and contemporary works of art. To be visited from June 23 to September 17, 2017.

Imagine Van Gogh à la Grande Halle de la VilletteIMAGINE VAN GOGH, the immersive exhibition IMAGINE VAN GOGH is this summer great exhibition. From June 23 to October 10, 2017, at the Grande Halle de la Villette, this exhibition is to be discovered. Thanks to pictures, colors and sounds, you will be immersed in the painter’s impressionist universe...

Pierre le Grand, l'exposition au Château de VersaillesPeter the Great, a Tsar at the Palace of Versailles The Palace of Versailles and its exhibition dedicated to Peter the Great return on an international event: the Russian Tsar's stay in France in 1717. For two months, Peter I mangled the protocol, he refused to stay in the royal apartments, took the young King of France into his arms but retained France’s greatest innovations to use them again in Saint Petersburg. 300 years later, you can now relive his travel from May 30 to September 24, 2017.

Marilyn Monroe, la dernière séance, jolie expo photo au DS WorldMarilyn Monroe, the last photoshoot at DS World Marilyn Monroe’s last photoshoot. From June 8, 2017 to January 6, 2018, DS Automobiles pay tribute to Marilyn Monroe with a never-seen-before exhibition: the icon’s last photoshoot. Within DS World in the 8th arrondissement, we will enjoy 59 pictures shot for Vogue back in 1962 just a few weeks before Marilyn Monroe’s death, her last photoshoot…

Le street artiste Brusk s'expose à ParisStreet artist Brusk exhibited in Paris Parisian gallery Laurent Strouk will exhibit from June 8 to July 15, 2017, about fifty never-seen-before works by French street artist Brusk famous for his dripping paintings and committed messaged.

Lee Ungno, l'homme des foules au Musée CernuschiLee Ungno, the man of crowds at the Musée Cernuschi From June 9 to November 19, 2017, the Musée Cernuschi dedicates a temporary exhibition to one of the greatest Asian artists in the 20th century, Lee Ungno. The artist, who rubbed shoulders with Soulages and Hartung, has spent many years illustrating with crowds the birth of democracy in South Korea: to discover.

Portraits de Cézanne, l'exposition au musée d'OrsayPortraits by Cézanne From June 13 to September 14, 2017, the Musée d’Orsay hosts a great exhibition dedicated to portraits by Paul Cézanne (1839-1906). Showcased chronologically, his interest in portrait offers the perfect occasion to discover his private life but how he works as well and how he related to the real world (and the resemblance).

David Hockney, l'expo évènement au Centre Pompidou David Hockney, the compelling exhibition at the Centre Pompidou From June to October 2017, the Centre Pompidou organizes an exhibition returning on the complete work of one of the most influential English artists in the 20th century: David Hockney. To discover.

opera garnierMozart, a French passion From June 20 to September 2, 2017, the Musée de l’Opéra hosts an exhibition set up by the BNF to unveil everything about the French passion for Mozart. It will be held in the library-museum at the Opéra Garnier. Focused on the iconic work “Don Giovanni”, the exhibition highlights Mozart’s major operas through programs, costumes, newspaper articles and stage pictures from the 19th century to nowadays.

Exposition 113 Ors au Musée Guimet113 Ors d’Asie at Paris Musée Guimet From June 21 to September 4, 2017, the Musée Guimet dedicates a new exhibition on how gold is used in Asia. Jewelries for Indian Maharajahs, golden coins from Afghanistan or gold powder from Japan. In total, 113 golden works of art are exhibited, the 113 Golds from Asia!

Hélène Delprat, l'exposition à la Maison RougeHélène Delprat, the exhibition at the Maison Rouge From June 23 to September 17, 2017, the Maison Rouge holds an exhibition dedicated to French artist Hélène Delprat (born in 1957). Paintings, films, mirrors, everything you see is whether wonderful or monstrous…

What a great program this July! Let’s not waste time and let’s visit these wonderful exhibitions. And if you do not want to spend the day inside, here is our guide of the open-air exhibitions!

Elodie D.
Last updated on 18 July 2017

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