International Art Fair, FIAC 2018, in Paris: the program

From October 18 to 21, 2018, FIAC is back in Paris! For four days, Paris will live at the time of contemporary art. For this 45th edition, FIAC will take over the Grand Palais, the Tuileries Gardens, the Place Vendôme and the Petit Palais. Here are all the tips!

From October 18 to 21, 2018, FIAC comes back to the Grand Palais and contemporary art takes over Paris, from the Tuileries gardens to the Petit Palais, without forgetting the Place Vendôme!

Each year, the International Art Fair, FIAC, brings together the whole world around 193 art galleries from 25 countries to present the most popular and emerging artists of their galleries.

FIAC is one of the most important events for the international art scene. The fair allows to see a big picture of modern art, contemporary art and emerging creation in a rare setting of the French capital: the Grand Palais.

Tips for FIAC 2018 in Paris:

  • FIAC Projects at the Petit Palais
    For the third year in a row,, FIAC spreads out and takes over the Petit Palais where works are displayed, Projetcs, within the historical building, next to the Grand Palais, visible for free from October 18 to 21, 2018!

  • FIAC at the Tuileries Garden
    During FIAC 2018 in Paris, head to the Tuileries GArden for a surprising contemporary art stroll, a free one around 20 renown artists. This year, Juliaan Andeweg, Laetitia Badaut Hausmann, Isabelle Cornaro, Daniel Firman, Robert Indiana, François-Xavier Lalanne, Richard Long, Olivier Mosset, Kohei Nawa, Vladimir Skoda, Henk Visch...

  • FIAC Village at the Place de la Concorde
    For the first time, a unique group of historical and contemporary architects, a temporary village in the heart of Paris. This event with lots of modular architectures, traveling compartments and utopist living areas present historical architectures by Jean Prouvé and works by Kengo Kuma and Daan Roosegaarde, among others.

  • FIAC 2018 at the Place Vendôme
    FIAC gives carte blanche to Elmgreen & Dragset represented by Galerie Perrotin. They will settle 100 starfishes, washed ashore the Place Vendôme. This work takes the opposing view of the monumental and traditional sculptures, adopting the horizontal position of the minimal sculptures of land art and scattering around the square the swarm of intruders making it.

  • Parades for FIAC 2018 in museums
    If for you art must be living, you'll love Parades for FIAC taking place from October 17 to 21, 2018. For five days, artists, dancers and performers will make you live contemporary art during breathtaking performances. It's beautiful, it's free and it's in Paris, so go and enjoy!

  • FIAC 2018: a temporary movie theater
    For FIAC 2018, Fondation d'Entreprise Ricard settles a small movie theater at the Place Clémenceau (just in front the Grand Palais). From October 17 to 21, 2018, you can watch auteur films, the whole for free!

This year, Paris is excited for FIAC and the French capital players promise us a wonderful program to be discovered without giving any second thought!

Elodie D.
Last updated on 18 October 2018

Practical information

Opening Time
From 18 October 2018 to 21 October 2018



    3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower
    75008 Paris 8

    M° Champs-Elysées Clemenceau

    -12 ans: Free
    billet FIAC, tarif réduit: 25 €
    billet FIAC: 38 €

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    Horaires Grand Palais : 14h-20h jeudi, 12h-20h vendredi, 12h-19h samedi et dimanche