Exhibitions to see in Paris' 1st arrondissement

Published by La Rédac · Photos by Julie de Sortiraparis · Published on October 24th, 2023 at 09:05 p.m.
Would you like to take a stroll through the heart of Paris, in the 1st arrondissement? To enhance your outings in central Paris, take a look at the exhibitions organized in this arrondissement.

Les Halles, the Pont-Neuf, the Pont des Arts, the department stores and rue de Rivoli, the Tuileries Gardens, Place Vendôme, the Louvre, the Conciergerie, the Musée de l'Orangerie and the Musée en Herbe... Paris's 1st arrondissement is packed with beautiful spots, must-sees and activities of all kinds.

You could spend an entire day here, between shopping, restaurants and cafés, outdoor walks and cultural outings... But what can you do in the 1st arrondissement if you loveart and culture?

Dear friends, if you love art, you won't be bored in the center of Paris: here you'll find some of the capital's finest museums, as well as numerous art venues and galleries. Here's a selection ofexhibitions to see in Paris's1st arrondissement right now, and a sneak preview of those coming soon to local museums.

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Sponsored - The Galerie du 59 Rivoli in Paris hosts "L'Art d'illustrer Vin De France" from July 23 to August 4, 2024. This exhibition, made possible thanks to the support of Anivin de France, will showcase the work of 10 artists, including 6 up-and-coming artists, in the beautiful artists' den that is 59 Rivoli. On the program: colorful works highlighting themes such as biodiversity in the vineyards, the motto "Liberty, Quality, Creativity", the French art of living and the secrets of mixology! [Read more]

Le Musée de l'illusion de Paris , la sortie incontournable de l'été !Le Musée de l'illusion de Paris , la sortie incontournable de l'été !Le Musée de l'illusion de Paris , la sortie incontournable de l'été !Le Musée de l'illusion de Paris , la sortie incontournable de l'été ! The Paris Museum of Illusion, a must-see this summer!
The Musée de l'illusion, located in the 1st arrondissement of Paris in the Châtelet les Halles district, welcomes you, your family and friends all summer long. Come and cool off in its air-conditioned space, and get ready for a unique and exciting experience as you plunge into the fascinating world of illusion, where all your senses will be turned upside down... [Read more]

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Would you like to visit the collections at the Bourse de Commerce? Take advantage of the free nocturne, this Saturday August 3, 2024, to discover this must-see art venue in Paris. [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument - 59 RivoliVisuels musée et monument - 59 RivoliVisuels musée et monument - 59 RivoliVisuels musée et monument - 59 Rivoli 59 Rivoli, the free artists' squat on rue de Rivoli in Paris
As you walk up the Rue de Rivoli, one building stands out for its colorful decorations, which stand out among the ashlar buildings. Welcome to 59 Rivoli, an artistic squat with free exhibitions. [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument nymphéas monet musée orangerieVisuels musée et monument nymphéas monet musée orangerieVisuels musée et monument nymphéas monet musée orangerieVisuels musée et monument nymphéas monet musée orangerie The Musée de l'Orangerie during the Paris Olympics: what you need to know to access the museum
The Musée de l'Orangerie overlooks the Place de la Concorde in Paris. Due to the Olympic events being held on this square, the museum must adapt its access conditions during the summer of 2024. We explain. [Read more]

Visuels Musée du Louvre - IMG20240625165431Visuels Musée du Louvre - IMG20240625165431Visuels Musée du Louvre - IMG20240625165431Visuels Musée du Louvre - IMG20240625165431 Masterpieces from the Torlonia Collection: a magnificent sculpture exhibition at the Musée du Louvre
Come and admire the treasures of ancient Rome, with a visit to the "Masterpieces from the Torlonia Collection" exhibition, at the Musée du Louvre, from June 26 to November 11, 2024. [Read more]

Oh my Gods, l'exposition de Wenna qui nous plonge dans des mondes merveilleux au musée en Herbe - IMG20240605113309Oh my Gods, l'exposition de Wenna qui nous plonge dans des mondes merveilleux au musée en Herbe - IMG20240605113309Oh my Gods, l'exposition de Wenna qui nous plonge dans des mondes merveilleux au musée en Herbe - IMG20240605113309Oh my Gods, l'exposition de Wenna qui nous plonge dans des mondes merveilleux au musée en Herbe - IMG20240605113309 Oh my Gods, Wenna's exhibition that plunges us into wonderful worlds at the Musée en Herbe
Chinese artist Wenna introduces us to her poetic, mythological world in a new exhibition at the Musée en Herbe from June 6, 2024 to January 5, 2025. [Read more]

House of Dreamers - IMG 1468House of Dreamers - IMG 1468House of Dreamers - IMG 1468House of Dreamers - IMG 1468 House of Dreamers: the immersive dream experience at the Carrousel du Louvre - our photos
Looking for an immersive, dream-like experience? The Carrousel du Louvre will be decked out with artistic installations from June 11, 2024, for a visual and aural journey into a world that promises to be magical! [Read more]

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In your busy week, treat yourself to a moment of magic: the Musée du Louvre opens at night every Wednesday and Friday evening. The permanent collections and temporary exhibitions of the world's most beautiful museum await you! [Read more]

L'Olympisme, une invention moderne - IMG 3808L'Olympisme, une invention moderne - IMG 3808L'Olympisme, une invention moderne - IMG 3808L'Olympisme, une invention moderne - IMG 3808 Olympism, a modern invention: the exhibition between art and sport at the Musée du Louvre, our photos
The Musée du Louvre is gearing up for the Olympic Games, with a brand-new, sporting exhibition. From April 24 to September 16, 2024, discover "Olympism, a modern invention, an ancient heritage". [Read more]

La naissance des grands magasins - Musée des Arts Décoratifs Paris - image00005La naissance des grands magasins - Musée des Arts Décoratifs Paris - image00005La naissance des grands magasins - Musée des Arts Décoratifs Paris - image00005La naissance des grands magasins - Musée des Arts Décoratifs Paris - image00005 The birth of department stores, a double exhibition at the heart of these mythical Parisian landmarks
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs and the Cité de l'Architecture take us to the heart of the legendary addresses of Parisian art de vivre with "The Birth of Department Stores", a two-part exhibition. Visit the MAD from April 10 to October 13, 2024, then from October 16, 2024 to March 16, 2025, to discover the history of these temples to fashion right up to the present day. [Read more]

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Located in the heart of the capital, in the Halles district, the Bourse de Commerce and the Pinault Collection offer a wonderful stroll through contemporary works of art. Here's everything you need to know before visiting this art center. [Read more]

Visuels Musée du LouvreVisuels Musée du LouvreVisuels Musée du LouvreVisuels Musée du Louvre Musée du Louvre: discover the artistic and tourist heart of the capital
The Musée du Louvre, one of the capital's must-see museums, promotes French and European culture through its many masterpieces on display, as evidenced by the 8 million visitors a year who come to contemplate the smile of the Mona Lisa or the fervor of Liberty Guiding the People. A place steeped in history, where art has been flourishing for two centuries already, to discover if you're staying in Paris! [Read more]

Musée de l'Orangerie à Paris : programmation, horaires, histoire... Tout ce qu'il faut savoir  - IMG20220927161721 (1)Musée de l'Orangerie à Paris : programmation, horaires, histoire... Tout ce qu'il faut savoir  - IMG20220927161721 (1)Musée de l'Orangerie à Paris : programmation, horaires, histoire... Tout ce qu'il faut savoir  - IMG20220927161721 (1)Musée de l'Orangerie à Paris : programmation, horaires, histoire... Tout ce qu'il faut savoir  - IMG20220927161721 (1) Musée de l'Orangerie in Paris: programming, opening hours, history... All you need to know
The Musée de l'Orangerie is famous for Monet's Water Lilies. But the museum holds many other treasures... Here's everything you need to know to visit. [Read more]

Parcours mode, design, bijoux : l'exposition pour les amoureux de la mode au Musée des Arts Déco - image00072Parcours mode, design, bijoux : l'exposition pour les amoureux de la mode au Musée des Arts Déco - image00072Parcours mode, design, bijoux : l'exposition pour les amoureux de la mode au Musée des Arts Déco - image00072Parcours mode, design, bijoux : l'exposition pour les amoureux de la mode au Musée des Arts Déco - image00072 Fashion, design and jewelry: the exhibition for fashion lovers at the Musée des Arts Déco
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs pays tribute to couturiers and designers, and unveils several masterpieces from its collections, in a never-before-seen exhibition. From April 3 to November 10, 2024, come and admire Parcours mode, design, bijoux. [Read more]

Le monde comme il va, nos photos de l'expo - IMG 3163Le monde comme il va, nos photos de l'expo - IMG 3163Le monde comme il va, nos photos de l'expo - IMG 3163Le monde comme il va, nos photos de l'expo - IMG 3163 Le monde comme il va: the contemporary art exhibition at the Bourse de Commerce, our photos
The Bourse de Commerce unveils a monumental exhibition, a true love letter to contemporary art, with "Le monde comme il va", to be discovered from March 20 to September 2, 2024. [Read more]

Réflex 2024 - Piscine Suzanne BerliouxRéflex 2024 - Piscine Suzanne BerliouxRéflex 2024 - Piscine Suzanne BerliouxRéflex 2024 - Piscine Suzanne Berlioux Réflex 2024: the photo exhibition on sport in Parisian swimming pools in the run-up to the Olympic Games
In the run-up to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, sports-related exhibitions are multiplying in the capital. Five Parisian swimming pools welcome you to discover an unusual photo exhibition, starting January 26! [Read more]

LV Dream par Louis Vuitton, ouverture du nouveau lieu d'exposition, café et chocolaterieLV Dream par Louis Vuitton, ouverture du nouveau lieu d'exposition, café et chocolaterieLV Dream par Louis Vuitton, ouverture du nouveau lieu d'exposition, café et chocolaterieLV Dream par Louis Vuitton, ouverture du nouveau lieu d'exposition, café et chocolaterie LV Dream by Louis Vuitton: free exhibition, boutique, café and chocolate shop
The famous Maison Louis Vuitton opens LV DREAM, a free exhibition and gift store that also features a café and a chocolate shop in collaboration with Chef Pâtissier Maxime Frédéric of Cheval Blanc Paris. While the exhibition is by reservation only, the boutique and café are open to the public. [Read more]

Le Musée de l'Illusion, l'une des meilleures sorties familliale pour les vacances à Paris Le Musée de l'Illusion, l'une des meilleures sorties familliale pour les vacances à Paris Le Musée de l'Illusion, l'une des meilleures sorties familliale pour les vacances à Paris Le Musée de l'Illusion, l'une des meilleures sorties familliale pour les vacances à Paris The Musée de l'Illusion, one of the best family outings on vacation in Paris
The famous Musée de l'Illusion awaits you during the Christmas vacations for a unique and exciting experience, with family or friends! You'll plunge into a fascinating world, where all your senses will be turned upside down thanks to 70 illusions, each more intriguing and amusing than the last... A multi-sensory visit that's a must! [Read more]

Musée des Arts décoratifs, collection permanente  -  A7C1515Musée des Arts décoratifs, collection permanente  -  A7C1515Musée des Arts décoratifs, collection permanente  -  A7C1515Musée des Arts décoratifs, collection permanente  -  A7C1515 The Musée des Arts Décoratifs, the must-see Parisian museum dedicated to design and fashion
Just a stone's throw from the Jardin des Tuileries and the Louvre Pyramid, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs occupies the Rohan and Marsan wings of the Palais du Louvre, with permanent collections and temporary exhibitions that are a must-see for all Paris design enthusiasts. [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument - bourse de commerceVisuels musée et monument - bourse de commerceVisuels musée et monument - bourse de commerceVisuels musée et monument - bourse de commerce Vertiges, the exhibition that challenges our senses at the Bourse de Commerce
Artists at the Bourse de Commerce take us on a dizzying artistic spiral, with the Vertiges exhibition, on view from March 20 to September 23, 2024. [Read more]

Seth se la joue, l'exposition de street-art ludique pour les enfants, au musée en Herbe - nos photos - IMG20230607130317Seth se la joue, l'exposition de street-art ludique pour les enfants, au musée en Herbe - nos photos - IMG20230607130317Seth se la joue, l'exposition de street-art ludique pour les enfants, au musée en Herbe - nos photos - IMG20230607130317Seth se la joue, l'exposition de street-art ludique pour les enfants, au musée en Herbe - nos photos - IMG20230607130317 The Musée en Herbe, a child-sized cultural venue in the Marais district of Paris
In the Marais district of Paris, the Musée en Herbe offers the youngest visitors a chance to discover art, through fun, interactive exhibitions for young and old alike, aged 3 to 103. [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument Louvre JocondeVisuels musée et monument Louvre JocondeVisuels musée et monument Louvre JocondeVisuels musée et monument Louvre Joconde Louvre Museum: Must-see masterpieces
The Louvre Museum is one of the most visited museums in the world, and houses some of the most famous works. Here are the must-sees on your next visit. [Read more]

Le Musée de l'Illusion - les photos Le Musée de l'Illusion - les photos Le Musée de l'Illusion - les photos Le Musée de l'Illusion - les photos The Musée de l'Illusion in Paris: a multi-sensory journey that will make you lose your head!
The Musée de l'Illusion awaits you in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, in the Châtelet les Halles district. Come with friends or family for a unique and exciting experience! Immerse yourself in a fascinating world, where all your senses will be turned upside down... A multi-sensory visit that's a must. [Read more]

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Visuels Musée du Louvre - IMG20240625165409Visuels Musée du Louvre - IMG20240625165409Visuels Musée du Louvre - IMG20240625165409Visuels Musée du Louvre - IMG20240625165409 Figures du fou, entre Moyen-Âge et Renaissance: l'exposition loufoque du musée du Louvre
Are you crazy? Yes, we are! Everyone's crazy in the Louvre Museum's new exhibition, on view from October 16, 2024 to February 3, 2025. [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument musée orangerie hiverVisuels musée et monument musée orangerie hiverVisuels musée et monument musée orangerie hiverVisuels musée et monument musée orangerie hiver Heinz Berggruen, a dealer and his collection: modern art at the Musée de l'Orangerie exhibition
The Musée de l'Orangerie invites us to discover Heinz Berggruen and his rich collection of modern art, in a new exhibition on view from October 2, 2024 to January 27, 2025. [Read more]

La Conciergerie de Paris : un monument symbolique de la Révolution Française - IMG20230412114648La Conciergerie de Paris : un monument symbolique de la Révolution Française - IMG20230412114648La Conciergerie de Paris : un monument symbolique de la Révolution Française - IMG20230412114648La Conciergerie de Paris : un monument symbolique de la Révolution Française - IMG20230412114648 Revelation! Contemporary art from Benin: the exhibition between tradition and modernity at the Conciergerie
La Conciergerie welcomes contemporary artists from Benin, from October 4 2024 to January 5 2025, for an original exhibition entitled "Révélation ! Contemporary art from Benin". [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument LouvreVisuels musée et monument LouvreVisuels musée et monument LouvreVisuels musée et monument Louvre Musée du Louvre: a free nocturne on September 6, the first Friday of the month
It's the perfect opportunity to take advantage of every month, without exception: the Musée du Louvre opens its doors free of charge to all visitors, on the first Friday of each month, after 6pm. Next date to remember: September 6, 2024 . [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument - bourse de commerceVisuels musée et monument - bourse de commerceVisuels musée et monument - bourse de commerceVisuels musée et monument - bourse de commerce Arte Povera: an exhibition on the Italian art movement at the Bourse de Commerce
Arte Povera is exhibited at the Bourse de Commerce in Paris from October 9, 2024 to January 27, 2024. An opportunity to learn more about this Italian artistic movement through a collection of works by thirteen leading Arte Povera figures. [Read more]

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Every child has had a teddy bear! This timeless toy is the subject of an exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, from December 4, 2024 to June 22, 2025, which is both family-friendly and nostalgic, for young and old alike! [Read more]

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The 1st arrondissement, also known as the Louvre district, is never short ofcultural events and outings ! Whether you live in the area or are just passing through, you'll always find a great exhibition to discover.

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