World Art Day: exhibitions, museums and artworks to see in Paris

Published by Cécile de Sortiraparis · Photos by Laurent de Sortiraparis · Published on April 10th, 2024 at 10:45 p.m.
This April 15, 2024, we celebrate World Art Day: a good excuse to (re)tour the capital's museums and cultural venues, and discover the exhibitions of the moment.

Almost every day of the year is dedicated to a cause, an event or a special feature. These special days are an opportunity to share experiences and information on these specific themes. Gastronomic days are an opportunity to rediscover local cultures , to honor parents, grandparents and siblings, to fight diseases, to preserve nature and animals...

This April 15, 2024, the world is invited to celebrateart. In 2019,Unesco wanted to put the spotlight on art, to promote the development and dissemination of art, as it " nurtures creativity, innovation and cultural diversity for all peoples of the world and plays an important role in sharing knowledge and encouraging curiosity and dialogue. "

Since 2019, celebrations have been organized around the world to highlight art and artists. Of course, art lovers of all kinds can't wait for this date to take advantage of the cultural events organized in Paris. But we never turn down an excuse to visit the capital's museums!

So it's decided, this April 15, we're off to visit museums, galleries, exhibitions and art venues in Paris, for a magical day under the sign of art. To help you make the most of your outing, here are a few suggestions.

Visuels musée et monument Centre PompidouVisuels musée et monument Centre PompidouVisuels musée et monument Centre PompidouVisuels musée et monument Centre Pompidou Center Pompidou: prices, opening hours, access... All you need to know about the Musée d'Art Moderne
The Centre Pompidou, a jewel of modern and contemporary art in the heart of Paris, awaits you every day (except Tuesdays) for an unprecedented immersion in art in all its forms. Explore its fascinating history, its must-see exhibitions, and immerse yourself in the artistic universe of one of the world's most visited museums! [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]

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 Gustave Moreau - IMG 0813Musée Gustave Moreau - IMG 0813Musée Gustave Moreau - IMG 0813Musée Gustave Moreau - IMG 0813 The Musée Gustave Moreau, the painter's timeless home and studio in Paris
The Musée Gustave Moreau is a confidential Parisian museum nestled in the 9th arrondissement, where you can visit the artist's apartment and studio, and admire his famous staircase and numerous works of the Symbolist movement. [Read more]

L'Hôtel de la Marine, le sublime monument à découvrir L'Hôtel de la Marine, le sublime monument à découvrir L'Hôtel de la Marine, le sublime monument à découvrir L'Hôtel de la Marine, le sublime monument à découvrir The Hôtel de la Marine in Paris, the sublime monument on Place de la Concorde
Do you know the Hôtel de la Marine? Let's discover this restored treasure of Parisian heritage, enthroned on the Place de la Concorde! [Read more]

La Collection Pinault à la Bourse de Commerce : ouverture prochaineLa Collection Pinault à la Bourse de Commerce : ouverture prochaineLa Collection Pinault à la Bourse de Commerce : ouverture prochaineLa Collection Pinault à la Bourse de Commerce : ouverture prochaine Bourse de Commerce in Paris: discover this contemporary art center and the Pinault collection
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]

Le Musée des Arts Forains - Pavillon de Bercy : un musée insolite et enchanteur à ParisLe Musée des Arts Forains - Pavillon de Bercy : un musée insolite et enchanteur à ParisLe Musée des Arts Forains - Pavillon de Bercy : un musée insolite et enchanteur à ParisLe Musée des Arts Forains - Pavillon de Bercy : un musée insolite et enchanteur à Paris The Musée des Arts Forains - Pavillon de Bercy: an unusual and enchanting museum in Paris
Enjoy a magical immersive experience in Paris at the Musée des Arts Forains - Pavillon de Bercy, a museum that plunges you into a funfair atmosphere. A place that appeals to young and old alike! [Read more]

Brancusi au Centre Pompidou, nos photos - IMG 3278Brancusi au Centre Pompidou, nos photos - IMG 3278Brancusi au Centre Pompidou, nos photos - IMG 3278Brancusi au Centre Pompidou, nos photos - IMG 3278 Brancusi at the Centre Pompidou: the exhibition about the father of contemporary sculpture, our photos
He left his mark on art history with his original and fascinating sculptures. From March 27 to July 1, 2024, the Centre Pompidou is dedicating a rich and beautiful exhibition to the artist Constantin Brancusi. It's an opportunity to (re)discover the diversity of his work, with his sculptures of course, but also his photographs, drawings and films. [Read more]

Invader Space Station : l'exposition de street art XXL à ne pas manquer se dévoile - IMG20240227105520Invader Space Station : l'exposition de street art XXL à ne pas manquer se dévoile - IMG20240227105520Invader Space Station : l'exposition de street art XXL à ne pas manquer se dévoile - IMG20240227105520Invader Space Station : l'exposition de street art XXL à ne pas manquer se dévoile - IMG20240227105520 Invader Space Station: the not-to-be-missed XXL street art exhibition unveiled
Embark on an extraordinary journey to the stars... Or almost! Street-artist Invader invites us to his space station, an original street-art exhibition to be discovered from February 17 to May 5, 2024 in a Parisian building. [Read more]

Exposition Revoir Van Eyck, La Vierge du chancelier Rolin au Musée du LouvreExposition Revoir Van Eyck, La Vierge du chancelier Rolin au Musée du LouvreExposition Revoir Van Eyck, La Vierge du chancelier Rolin au Musée du LouvreExposition Revoir Van Eyck, La Vierge du chancelier Rolin au Musée du Louvre The Van Eyck exhibition at the Louvre unveils: (re)discover La Vierge du chancelier Rolin (The Virgin of Chancellor Rolin)
To mark the restoration of Van Eyck's masterpiece The Virgin of Chancellor Rolin, the Musée du Louvre is unveiling an exceptional exhibition featuring the largest number of Van Eyck's works ever presented in France. From March 20 to June 17, 2024, we're off to the second floor of the Salle de la Chapelle to discover some sixty works that allow us to delve into the ins and outs of this creation. [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]

La Galerie Dior : un nouveau parcours d'exposition à l'adresse historique de la Maison de coutureLa Galerie Dior : un nouveau parcours d'exposition à l'adresse historique de la Maison de coutureLa Galerie Dior : un nouveau parcours d'exposition à l'adresse historique de la Maison de coutureLa Galerie Dior : un nouveau parcours d'exposition à l'adresse historique de la Maison de couture The Dior Gallery: a sublime exhibition at the couture house's historic address
The Galerie Dior is the must-see spot for fashion lovers in Paris! Located in the historic mansion at 30 Montaigne, it invites visitors to plunge into the heart of the fabulous universe of the House of Christian Dior. Between heritage(s) and reinvention, discover the new exhibition route of this cultural showcase, through a succession of immersive scenographies brought together in this veritable little museum. [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]

Pierre Bonnard, Coin de salle à manger au CannetPierre Bonnard, Coin de salle à manger au CannetPierre Bonnard, Coin de salle à manger au CannetPierre Bonnard, Coin de salle à manger au Cannet Pierre Bonnard: where to see the painter's works in Paris?
Painter, engraver, sculptor, lithographer: Pierre Bonnard left his mark on the post-impressionist art world. Discover the works of this great French artist in Paris museums. [Read more]

Musée d'Orsay, collection permanente - Vincent Van Gogh - portraitMusée d'Orsay, collection permanente - Vincent Van Gogh - portraitMusée d'Orsay, collection permanente - Vincent Van Gogh - portraitMusée d'Orsay, collection permanente - Vincent Van Gogh - portrait Van Gogh : where to see the painter's works in Paris or in the Ile-de-France region ?
His tragic story is as famous as his exceptional paintings: Vincent Van Gogh is the favorite painter of many art lovers! To see his works in Paris or in the Ile-de-France, follow the guide. [Read more]

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 Henri Matisse in Paris: where to see the works of the painter in the capital?
Precursor of fauvism, impressionist, modern artist... Henri Matisse has left a lasting impression on the art world. What if we (re)discovered his works thanks to the Parisian museums? [Read more]

Just one day to see it all, that's not enough! Let's do it again tomorrow!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From April 15th, 2024 to April 15th, 2027

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