Open-air exhibitions, for an artistic stroll in Paris and the Ile-de-France region

Published by La Rédac · Photos by Violaine D. · Published on February 15th, 2024 at 02:20 p.m.
Fancy an open-air exhibition in Paris? Here are the cultural nuggets waiting for you in the capital. The perfect way to get some fresh air and culture!

The weather's fine, the sky's blue (well, almost), so you're in the mood for a stroll through the streets of the capital. This is an excellent decision: you can get some exercise and feed your mind at the same time. And when we tell you that Paris is an open-air museum, it's not for nothing! Culture can also be experienced outdoors in the capital all year round (but especially in fine weather!).

Magnificent open-air exhibitions are set up all over Paris. Sculptures, photographs, paintings, contemporary art installations, street art... Let yourself be surprised by these works of art that enchant the streets of Paris. It's a great way to discover Paris on your own, with your family, your partner or your friends!

Please note that this guide is updated regularly as we make new discoveries, so if you're a fan of this kind of outdoor activity, don't forget to bookmark this page and check back regularly to make sure you don't miss out on any good ideas!

What exhibitions are currently on show in the streets of Paris? Let's go for a long artistic stroll! Follow the guide.

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Exhibitions of the moment

Upcoming exhibitions


cérémonie ouverturecérémonie ouverturecérémonie ouverturecérémonie ouverture Cultures en Jeux, a photo exhibition on the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games at Unesco
From June 24 to September 15, 2024, Unesco is exhibiting photographic archives of Olympic Games opening and closing ceremonies over the decades, outdoors. [Read more]

Championnes : l'exposition photo qui explore le sport féminin se dévoile à la galerie Roger-Viollet - IMG20240613102836Championnes : l'exposition photo qui explore le sport féminin se dévoile à la galerie Roger-Viollet - IMG20240613102836Championnes : l'exposition photo qui explore le sport féminin se dévoile à la galerie Roger-Viollet - IMG20240613102836Championnes : l'exposition photo qui explore le sport féminin se dévoile à la galerie Roger-Viollet - IMG20240613102836 Championnes: the photo exhibition exploring women's sport unveiled at Galerie Roger-Viollet
Come and admire the female sporting champions of the inter-war years by discovering the free photo exhibition organized by the Roger-Viollet gallery and L'Equipe, from June 13 to September 14, 2024. [Read more]

Jeux d'eau au Domaine National de Saint-CloudJeux d'eau au Domaine National de Saint-CloudJeux d'eau au Domaine National de Saint-CloudJeux d'eau au Domaine National de Saint-Cloud Unusual: an ephemeral garden created for the 30th anniversary of Drôles de Petites Bêtes, at the Domaine de Saint-Cloud (92)
From June 1, 2024 to January 31, 2025, Antoon Krings' little beasts take possession of the Domaine de Saint-Cloud and take you on a stroll through their world. An exhibition, an ephemeral garden, workshops and family visits: immerse yourself and your family in the world of Drôles de petites bêtes! [Read more]

La Fondation Coubertin et son Domaine -  A7C2826La Fondation Coubertin et son Domaine -  A7C2826La Fondation Coubertin et son Domaine -  A7C2826La Fondation Coubertin et son Domaine -  A7C2826 The Fondation de Coubertin Estate and Museum, the treasure of the Yvelines at Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse
The Domaine et Musée de la Fondation Coubertin, located in Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, is a real treasure of the Yvelines, nestled in a green setting. Discover the Jardin des bronzes, the Grandes sculptures in the park and the works of Joseph Bernard in the château. Open every weekend until July 14, 2024, this exceptional site invites you to enjoy a unique cultural experience. [Read more]

Portraits d'Artistes Exposition hommage aux 40 street artistes présentés à Clos du ChênePortraits d'Artistes Exposition hommage aux 40 street artistes présentés à Clos du ChênePortraits d'Artistes Exposition hommage aux 40 street artistes présentés à Clos du ChênePortraits d'Artistes Exposition hommage aux 40 street artistes présentés à Clos du Chêne Portraits d'Artistes" exhibition: a tribute to the Street Artists of Clos du Chêne
Le Clos du Chêne, which in just a few years has become France's largest open-air street art museum, is celebrating its leading creators with a brand-new photographic exhibition opening on June 5, 2024. [Read more]

Le sport vu du ciel : l'exposition photo gratuite sur les murs de Bercy Village se dévoile - IMG20240418110721Le sport vu du ciel : l'exposition photo gratuite sur les murs de Bercy Village se dévoile - IMG20240418110721Le sport vu du ciel : l'exposition photo gratuite sur les murs de Bercy Village se dévoile - IMG20240418110721Le sport vu du ciel : l'exposition photo gratuite sur les murs de Bercy Village se dévoile - IMG20240418110721 Sport from the sky: the free photo exhibition on the walls of Bercy Village unveiled
The Bercy Village open-air shopping center is hosting a new exhibition from April 18 to September 15, 2024. Artist Edouard Salmon presents "Sport from the sky". [Read more]

Photos : exposition Fragiles colosses au Jardin des PlantesPhotos : exposition Fragiles colosses au Jardin des PlantesPhotos : exposition Fragiles colosses au Jardin des PlantesPhotos : exposition Fragiles colosses au Jardin des Plantes Michel Bassompierre at Rosa Bonheur: the exhibition for animal lovers at Château Rosa Bonheur
Large, curvaceous animals have taken up residence at the Château de Rosa Bonheur: these are the works of Michel Bassompierre, who is exhibiting his sculptures from May 3 to September 30, 2024. [Read more]

sculpture vitrailsculpture vitrailsculpture vitrailsculpture vitrail The 4 Cardinales du Sport: stained glass sculptures on the Canal Saint Martin for the Games
Until November 25, 2024, discover "Les 4 Cardinales du Sport", a series of stained glass sculptures, exhibited on the Belvédère Claude-Gérard Marcus, overlooking the Canal Saint Martin, during the Paris Olympic Games! [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument - Assemblée NationaleVisuels musée et monument - Assemblée NationaleVisuels musée et monument - Assemblée NationaleVisuels musée et monument - Assemblée Nationale Beauty and Gesture: six sculptures celebrating Olympism in front of the French National Assembly
From April 2 and for the duration of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, six sculptures will be inviting themselves onto the steps of the Palais Bourbon, imagined by artist Laurent Perbos, to represent Olympism. This outdoor installation is free to discover! [Read more]

Le Musée de la Sculpture en plein air : une balade artistique gratuite au cœur de ParisLe Musée de la Sculpture en plein air : une balade artistique gratuite au cœur de ParisLe Musée de la Sculpture en plein air : une balade artistique gratuite au cœur de ParisLe Musée de la Sculpture en plein air : une balade artistique gratuite au cœur de Paris The Musée de la Sculpture en plein air: a free art walk in the heart of Paris
Have you heard of the Musée de la Sculpture en plein air? Located in the Square Tino Rossi in the 5th arrondissement, this small museum offers a free cultural stroll along the banks of the Seine, in a magnificent bucolic setting. [Read more]

Dans les coulisses de la paix au Musée de la Grande GuerreDans les coulisses de la paix au Musée de la Grande GuerreDans les coulisses de la paix au Musée de la Grande GuerreDans les coulisses de la paix au Musée de la Grande Guerre Soldats sportifs: the photo exhibition on sport in the army at the Musée de la Grande Guerre
For almost a year, the Musée de la Grande Guerre (Great War Museum) will be showcasing sporting practices in the army, with an exceptional free photographic exhibition on the forecourt. [Read more]

Le jardin de sculptures de la Dhyus, un lieu insolite en Île-de-FranceLe jardin de sculptures de la Dhyus, un lieu insolite en Île-de-FranceLe jardin de sculptures de la Dhyus, un lieu insolite en Île-de-FranceLe jardin de sculptures de la Dhyus, un lieu insolite en Île-de-France In Chessy, an astonishing walk through the Dhyus sculpture garden
Looking for nature and art? Head off to an undiscovered spot some forty kilometers from Paris, to discover original sculptures scattered across the landscape. [Read more]

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Archi-Folies 2024 : l'architecture s'expose grandeur nature à la Villette - nos photos - IMG20240613183906Archi-Folies 2024 : l'architecture s'expose grandeur nature à la Villette - nos photos - IMG20240613183906Archi-Folies 2024 : l'architecture s'expose grandeur nature à la Villette - nos photos - IMG20240613183906Archi-Folies 2024 : l'architecture s'expose grandeur nature à la Villette - nos photos - IMG20240613183906 Archi-Folies 2024: architecture on full display at La Villette - our photos
La Villette puts architecture and sport in the spotlight at Archi-Folies 2024, an exhibition to be discovered from June 14 to July 7, then from August 28 to September 3, 2024. [Read more]

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