In July, do what you like! With summer and sunny days, we could almost forget that super exhibitions are running in the museums!
July 2019’s major events:
Mission Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary at the Air and Space museum on July 20, 2019
On Saturday July 20, 2019 the Air and Space museum celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Mission Apollo 11. Free event open to all!
Summer Garden 2019 at Paris Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac
Every summer, the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris opens its garden to passersby and music lovers: Hip Hop Collections festival, naps, free workshops for children… The Summer Garden 2019 is filled with events and surprises! Meet from July 14 to August 31, 2019. Free admission.
July 2019’s most awaited exhibitions:
Les 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.
Champs d'Amours, 100 ans de cinéma arc-en-ciel exhibition at the l'Hôtel de Ville
The "Champs d'Amours, 100 ans de cinéma arc-en-ciel" [Champs d'Amours, 100 years of rainbow cinema] exhibition is to be discovered for free from June 25 to September 28, 2019 at the Hotel de Ville. It returns on 100 years of committed LGBTQI+ movies without any taboos!
Backs 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!
Divine 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.
Jackie Kennedy, the exhibition at the Galerie Joseph
The Jackie Kennedy exhibition is displayed in Paris at the Galerie Joseph from July 2 to September 1, 2019. 25 years after she passed, this exhibition pays tribute to the chicest First Lady in history with over 100 pictures.
Exhibitions also running in July 2019:
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 July 31, 2019 about 100 works on 1200sqm.
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
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.
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.
Electro, the exhibition at Paris Philharmonie
From April 9 to August 11, 2019 Paris Philharmonie dedicates a retrospective to electro music and its deciphering, an exhibition called “Electro from Kraftwerk to Daft Punk”. An exhibition offering you to discover this wide musical culture colored with a political dimension.
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.
Exhibitons coming to an end in July 2019:
Oceania, the exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly - Pictures
From March 12 to July 7, 2019 the Musée du Quai Branly dedicates an exhibition to Oceania. Over 170 items are brought together for a journey through the Pacific, from New Guinea to Easter Island, without forgetting Hawaii and New Zealand!
Black Models: from Gericault to Matisse at the Musée d’Orsay, our pictures
From March 26 to July 21, 2019 Black Models are displayed at the Musée d’Orsay with an exhibition aiming at being historic. Over 100 works return on the representation of black figures in visual arts, from the abolition of slavery in France (1794) to nowadays.
Dora Maar exhibition at Paris Centre Pompidou
From June 5 to July 29, 2019 Paris Centre Pompidou offers an exhibition around photographer and artist Dora Maar’s work. A retrospective showing a never-seen-before aspect of Picasso’s muse, from her surrealist activity to her work in fashion.
So, what exhibition will you visit this month?