The most eagerly awaited exhibitions in Paris museums in 2024

Published by Cécile de Sortiraparis · Photos by Laurent de Sortiraparis · Published on January 9th, 2024 at 05:56 p.m.
What exhibitions await us in Paris in 2024? The capital's museums and monuments are already making us salivate as they unveil some of the highlights of the coming year. Follow our guide to the dates of the major exhibitions you won't want to miss.

As the year draws to a close, it's time to take stock: it's been a year rich in discoveries and emotions! The museums, galleries, monuments and art venues of Paris and theÎle-de-France region have spoiled us with exceptional events and exhibitions that have made us dream. The good news is that the coming year promises to be just as beautiful.

Theyear 2024 alsoholds many surprises and great events for all art lovers in Paris. We took a closer look at the programming of Parisian museums, and we weren't disappointed! Journeys, retrospectives, immersive exhibitions, history, painting, photography, sculpture... There's something for everyone.

Have we piqued your curiosity? Here's a sneak preview of all the exhibitions and events we'll soon be able to enjoy.

Save the date: art events in 2024

Journées Européennes des Métiers d'Art: April 2 to 7, 2024

Art Paris : April 4 to 7, 2024

Nuit des Musées: May 18, 2024

All-Nighter: June 1, 2024

Heritage Days: September 21 and 22, 2024

Journées nationales de l'architecture : October 2024

Paris+ by Art Basel: October 18 to 20, 2024

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]

Visuels musée et monument Centre PompidouVisuels musée et monument Centre PompidouVisuels musée et monument Centre PompidouVisuels musée et monument Centre Pompidou Comic strip exhibition at the Centre Pompidou: Comics on every floor
Comics exhibition in Paris: From May 29 to November 4, 2024, discover "La BD à tous les étages" at the Centre Pompidou. An event dedicated to the 9th art, giving you a rendezvous with Hergé, Corto Maltese, and much more, across every level of this iconic cultural institution. [Read more]

Musée de l'air et de l'espaceMusée de l'air et de l'espaceMusée de l'air et de l'espaceMusée de l'air et de l'espace Saint-Exupéry, fragments of history: the exhibition on the pilot at the Musée de l'air et de l'espace
While Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is best known for writing "Le Petit Prince", he was also a famous pilot, whom the Musée de l'air et de l'espace will be honoring on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of his death at sea, from May 29, 2024. [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]

Le Panthéon à Paris - les photos intérieur -  A7C9541Le Panthéon à Paris - les photos intérieur -  A7C9541Le Panthéon à Paris - les photos intérieur -  A7C9541Le Panthéon à Paris - les photos intérieur -  A7C9541 Histoires paralympiques: a tribute exhibition at the Panthéon this summer
The Pantheon tells us the Paralympic Stories, from sporting integration to social inclusion, in an exhibition organized from June 11 to September 29, 2024. [Read more]

We are Here : l'exposition d'art urbain au Petit Palais - IMG20240611093151We are Here : l'exposition d'art urbain au Petit Palais - IMG20240611093151We are Here : l'exposition d'art urbain au Petit Palais - IMG20240611093151We are Here : l'exposition d'art urbain au Petit Palais - IMG20240611093151 We are here: the free urban art exhibition invades the Petit Palais collections - photo
We didn't expect to see urban art in a Fine Arts museum... And yet that's exactly what the We are here exhibition, on view free of charge from June 12 to November 17, 2024, offers us. [Read more]

Paris 2024 : La ruée vers l'or, le parc de loisirs gratuit à Lafayette Anticipations - DSC 0699Paris 2024 : La ruée vers l'or, le parc de loisirs gratuit à Lafayette Anticipations - DSC 0699Paris 2024 : La ruée vers l'or, le parc de loisirs gratuit à Lafayette Anticipations - DSC 0699Paris 2024 : La ruée vers l'or, le parc de loisirs gratuit à Lafayette Anticipations - DSC 0699 Paris 2024: The Gold Rush, our photos of the free amusement park at Lafayette Anticipations
To coincide with the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Lafayette Anticipations invites you to discover its new exhibition, La Ruée vers l'or, from June 22 to September 1, 2024. An artistic leisure park with free, open access, imagined by students in the vocational stream at the Lycée Alfred Nobel in Clichy-sous-Bois, also on offer at the Atelier Médicis in Clichy-sous-Bois from June 1 to July 27, 2024. We visited this artistic park and tell you all about it! [Read more]

Alaïa/Grès au delà de la mode, l'exposition de robes sculpturales à la Fondation Azzedine Alaïa - image00110Alaïa/Grès au delà de la mode, l'exposition de robes sculpturales à la Fondation Azzedine Alaïa - image00110Alaïa/Grès au delà de la mode, l'exposition de robes sculpturales à la Fondation Azzedine Alaïa - image00110Alaïa/Grès au delà de la mode, l'exposition de robes sculpturales à la Fondation Azzedine Alaïa - image00110 Alaïa/Kuramata, lightness in creation: the Azzedine Alaïa Foundation's fashion and design exhibition
Fashion and design come together for the Fondation Azzedine Alaïa's new exhibition, "Alaïa/Kuramata, la légèreté en création", from June 24, 2024 to January 12, 2025. [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]

La Nouvelle Galerie de l'Histoire du Château de Versailles en photos -  A7C0800La Nouvelle Galerie de l'Histoire du Château de Versailles en photos -  A7C0800La Nouvelle Galerie de l'Histoire du Château de Versailles en photos -  A7C0800La Nouvelle Galerie de l'Histoire du Château de Versailles en photos -  A7C0800 Cheval en majesté, at the heart of a civilization: the exhibition at the Château de Versailles
The Château de Versailles plunges us into the world of the horse, with an exhibition event organized from July 2 to November 3, 2024. Come and discover "Cheval en majesté, au cœur d'une civilisation". [Read more]

Danser- l'exposition de la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie - image00004Danser- l'exposition de la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie - image00004Danser- l'exposition de la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie - image00004Danser- l'exposition de la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie - image00004 Danser: a fun, interactive exhibition for the whole family at the Cité des Sciences
The Cité des Sciences activates "dance" mode with its brand new immersive exhibition, Danser, on view from July 2, 2024 to June 28, 2026. [Read more]

Musée DelacroixMusée DelacroixMusée DelacroixMusée Delacroix Nu comme habillé, Delacroix et le vêtement: a focus on the Musée Delacroix collections
The Musée Delacroix looks at how the painter dressed - or didn't dress - his subjects, in an exhibition running from July 3, 2024 to February 3, 2025. [Read more]

Exposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosExposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosExposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosExposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photos Van Gogh, the starry night: the immersive exhibition returns to the Atelier des Lumières
Presented for the first time in 2019, l'Atelier des Lumières takes us back into the world of Van Gogh, for an immersive exhibition running from July 8 to September 1, 2024. Take a stroll through Van Gogh's most beautiful paintings, rediscovering the misunderstood genius of his time. [Read more]

Japon rêvé, l'exposition immersive à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosJapon rêvé, l'exposition immersive à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosJapon rêvé, l'exposition immersive à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosJapon rêvé, l'exposition immersive à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photos Japon rêvé, images du monde flottant: Atelier des Lumières' immersive exhibition returns
Travel to the artists' dream Japan with Atelier des Lumières' immersive exhibition, on view (again) from July 8 to September 1, 2024. [Read more]

Le goût de la Renaissance, l'exposition de collectionneurs se dévoile à l'Hôtel de la Marine - IMG20240305104357Le goût de la Renaissance, l'exposition de collectionneurs se dévoile à l'Hôtel de la Marine - IMG20240305104357Le goût de la Renaissance, l'exposition de collectionneurs se dévoile à l'Hôtel de la Marine - IMG20240305104357Le goût de la Renaissance, l'exposition de collectionneurs se dévoile à l'Hôtel de la Marine - IMG20240305104357 Renaissance treasures: the summer art exhibition at the Hôtel de la Marine
The Hôtel de la Marine pays tribute to the creativity and finesse of Renaissance art, with an exhibition on view from July 15 to August 25, 2024. [Read more]

Venise Révélée, nos photos de l'exposition au Grand Palais Immersif à BastilleVenise Révélée, nos photos de l'exposition au Grand Palais Immersif à BastilleVenise Révélée, nos photos de l'exposition au Grand Palais Immersif à BastilleVenise Révélée, nos photos de l'exposition au Grand Palais Immersif à Bastille Decoding Korea: Korean digital and contemporary art on show at the Grand Palais Immersif
The Grand Palais Immersif plunges us into Korea's contemporary digital art, with the free exhibition Decoding Korea, on view from July 26 to August 25, 2024. [Read more]

Visuels musée et monument Centre PompidouVisuels musée et monument Centre PompidouVisuels musée et monument Centre PompidouVisuels musée et monument Centre Pompidou Surrealism: the exceptional exhibition celebrating 100 years of the movement at the Centre Pompidou
A very special anniversary is being celebrated at the Centre Pompidou, from September 4, 2024 to January 13, 2025: a major exhibition paying tribute to Surrealism. [Read more]

Titien, Vénus bandant les yeux de l’Amour, vers 1565Titien, Vénus bandant les yeux de l’Amour, vers 1565Titien, Vénus bandant les yeux de l’Amour, vers 1565Titien, Vénus bandant les yeux de l’Amour, vers 1565 Masterpieces from the Galleria Borghese, the Italian exhibition at the Musée Jacquemart-André
The Musée Jacquemart-André reopens its doors in September 2024: to mark the occasion, the museum is showing Masterpieces from the Galerie Borghèse from September 6, 2024 to January 30, 2025. [Read more]

Visuels Paris - musée GuimetVisuels Paris - musée GuimetVisuels Paris - musée GuimetVisuels Paris - musée Guimet Ming gold, the splendor and beauty of imperial China: the dazzling exhibition at the Musée Guimet
Immerse yourself in the sumptuous world of imperial China, with the Ming Gold exhibition, on view at the Musée Guimet from September 18, 2024 to January 13, 2025. [Read more]

Exposition Yves Saint Laurent, les coulisses de la haute couture à Lyon, au musée Yves Saint LaurentExposition Yves Saint Laurent, les coulisses de la haute couture à Lyon, au musée Yves Saint LaurentExposition Yves Saint Laurent, les coulisses de la haute couture à Lyon, au musée Yves Saint LaurentExposition Yves Saint Laurent, les coulisses de la haute couture à Lyon, au musée Yves Saint Laurent Yves Saint Laurent's flowers: the exhibition for fashion and nature lovers at the YSL Museum
Small, large, pink, yellow, white: all Yves Saint Laurent's flowers are on display in the Yves Saint Laurent Museum's new exhibition, on view from September 20, 2024 to May 4, 2025. [Read more]

Harriet BackerHarriet BackerHarriet BackerHarriet Backer Harriet Backer, the music of colors: the Musée d'Orsay's exhibition of poetic paintings
The Musée d'Orsay invites us to meet Harriet Backer, the famous Norwegian painter, in a colorful and poetic exhibition on view from September 24, 2024 to January 12, 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]

L'Hôtel de la MarineL'Hôtel de la MarineL'Hôtel de la MarineL'Hôtel de la Marine Color speaks all languages: the Al Thani collection exhibition at Hôtel de la Marine
The Hôtel de la Marine presents an original exhibition in the style of a cabinet of curiosities. From October 3, 2024 to October 5, 2025, come and admire the exhibition La couleur parle toutes les langues. [Read more]

Musée d'Orsay, collection permanente - Gustave Caillebotte Musée d'Orsay, collection permanente - Gustave Caillebotte Musée d'Orsay, collection permanente - Gustave Caillebotte Musée d'Orsay, collection permanente - Gustave Caillebotte Gustave Caillebotte exhibition at the Musée d'Orsay: Painting men
The Musée d'Orsay presents "Gustave Caillebotte. Peindre les hommes" (Gustave Caillebotte: Painting Men), a groundbreaking exhibition celebrating the 130th anniversary of the Parisian artist's death. The exhibition will focus on male figures, a favorite subject of Caillebotte's, and will run from October 8, 2024 to January 19, 2025. [Read more]

Musée du Quai Branly visuel - jardin Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac  -  A7C2083Musée du Quai Branly visuel - jardin Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac  -  A7C2083Musée du Quai Branly visuel - jardin Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac  -  A7C2083Musée du Quai Branly visuel - jardin Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac  -  A7C2083 Zombies: death is not the end? The Frontiers of Life exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly
The Musée du Quai Branly plunges us into the mysteries of life and death, with the exhibition Zombis: la mort n'est pas une fin? on view from October 8, 2024 to February 16, 2025. [Read more]

Le Musée Rodin, ses collections et son jardin - IMG20231016100931Le Musée Rodin, ses collections et son jardin - IMG20231016100931Le Musée Rodin, ses collections et son jardin - IMG20231016100931Le Musée Rodin, ses collections et son jardin - IMG20231016100931 Corps In-visibles, an exhibition where art and reality collide at the Musée Rodin
The Rodin Museum looks at how the body is represented, in an unusual exhibition to be discovered from October 15, 2024 to March 2, 2025. Don't miss Corps In-visibles, an original investigation into the body and clothing. [Read more]

Dans l'appartement de Léonce Rosenberg : découvrez l'univers du marchand d'art au musée Picasso - IMG20240129165926Dans l'appartement de Léonce Rosenberg : découvrez l'univers du marchand d'art au musée Picasso - IMG20240129165926Dans l'appartement de Léonce Rosenberg : découvrez l'univers du marchand d'art au musée Picasso - IMG20240129165926Dans l'appartement de Léonce Rosenberg : découvrez l'univers du marchand d'art au musée Picasso - IMG20240129165926 Jackson Pollock, the early years: the retrospective exhibition at the Musée Picasso Paris
The Musée Picasso Paris is organizing a major retrospective in tribute to the American master of abstract painting, Jackson Pollock. Don't miss this exhibition running from October 15, 2024 to January 19, 2025. [Read more]

Métamorphoses, l'exposition poétique à découvrir à la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie  - IMG20230405142742Métamorphoses, l'exposition poétique à découvrir à la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie  - IMG20230405142742Métamorphoses, l'exposition poétique à découvrir à la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie  - IMG20230405142742Métamorphoses, l'exposition poétique à découvrir à la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie  - IMG20230405142742 Grotte Chauvet, l'aventure scientifique: immerse yourself in prehistoric art with the Cité des Sciences
The Cité des Sciences takes us on a voyage of discovery of the Chauvet cave, a Paleolithic treasure trove, with a brand new exhibition on view from October 15, 2024 to May 11, 2025. [Read more]

Fondation Louis Vuitton - image00118Fondation Louis Vuitton - image00118Fondation Louis Vuitton - image00118Fondation Louis Vuitton - image00118 Pop Forever, Tom Wesselmann &... the Pop Art exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton
The Fondation Louis Vuitton invites us to immerse ourselves in the most colorful artistic movement of the last 60 years. From October 16, 2024 to March 3, 2025, discover pop art with the exhibition "Pop Forever, Tom Wesselmann &...". [Read more]

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]

Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine - collection permanente -  A7C2705Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine - collection permanente -  A7C2705Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine - collection permanente -  A7C2705Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine - collection permanente -  A7C2705 Exhibition on the Grands Magasins Parisiens at the Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine
At the Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine, a fantastic exhibition on the fascinating history of Parisian department stores is taking shape. From October 16, 2024 to March 16, 2025, you can learn more about their architecture and evolution since the Second Empire. [Read more]

Le Musée de la Marine à Paris et ses collections permanentesLe Musée de la Marine à Paris et ses collections permanentesLe Musée de la Marine à Paris et ses collections permanentesLe Musée de la Marine à Paris et ses collections permanentes En solitaire autour du monde, the Vendée Globe exhibition at the Musée de la Marine
The Musée de la Marine takes us on an extraordinary journey, to meet the people taking part in the Vendée Globe on solo boats, with the exhibition "En solitaire autour du monde", on view from October 16, 2024 until January 2025. [Read more]

En jeu ! Les artistes et le sport : l'exposition musclée se dévoile au musée Marmottan-Monet  - IMG20240403104050En jeu ! Les artistes et le sport : l'exposition musclée se dévoile au musée Marmottan-Monet  - IMG20240403104050En jeu ! Les artistes et le sport : l'exposition musclée se dévoile au musée Marmottan-Monet  - IMG20240403104050En jeu ! Les artistes et le sport : l'exposition musclée se dévoile au musée Marmottan-Monet  - IMG20240403104050 Trompe-l'œil, a head-turning exhibition at the Musée Marmottan-Monet
Artists play with our senses: discover the art of trompe-l'œil, with the Musée Marmottan-Monet's playful and unusual exhibition, on view from October 17, 2024 to March 2, 2025. [Read more]

Astérix, le voyage immersif à l’Atelier des Lumières Astérix, le voyage immersif à l’Atelier des Lumières Astérix, le voyage immersif à l’Atelier des Lumières Astérix, le voyage immersif à l’Atelier des Lumières Asterix, the immersive journey, the exhibition at the Atelier des Lumières
Asterix and Obelix fans beware: an exceptional, immersive exhibition awaits you at the Atelier des Lumières from October 18, 2024 to January 5, 2025. [Read more]

Les couleurs de la mode, l'exposition photo étonnante du Palais Galliera - nos photos - IMG20230614111600Les couleurs de la mode, l'exposition photo étonnante du Palais Galliera - nos photos - IMG20230614111600Les couleurs de la mode, l'exposition photo étonnante du Palais Galliera - nos photos - IMG20230614111600Les couleurs de la mode, l'exposition photo étonnante du Palais Galliera - nos photos - IMG20230614111600 Stephen Jones, artists' hats: the unusual and creative exhibition at the Palais Galliera
The Palais Galliera pays tribute to milliner Stephen Jones, in an exhibition dedicated to the art of the hat. On view from October 19, 2024 to March 16, 2025. [Read more]

Le MAC-VAL, le musée d'art contemporain du Val-de-Marne et ses collections à portée de Navigo - IMG20240424120714Le MAC-VAL, le musée d'art contemporain du Val-de-Marne et ses collections à portée de Navigo - IMG20240424120714Le MAC-VAL, le musée d'art contemporain du Val-de-Marne et ses collections à portée de Navigo - IMG20240424120714Le MAC-VAL, le musée d'art contemporain du Val-de-Marne et ses collections à portée de Navigo - IMG20240424120714 Faits divers, the mysterious contemporary exhibition to explore at MAC-VAL
Dive into the darker side of the news with MAC-VAL's original and mysterious exhibition, on view from November 15, 2024 to April 14, 2025. [Read more]

The good news is that you don't have to choose: you can see all these exhibitions over and over again! A wonderful year awaits us in the museums of Paris.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From January 1st, 2024 to December 31th, 2024

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