Tell me, what have you planned for this week (November 12 to 18, 2018) in Paris and Ile de France? At Sortiraparis we’ve got lots of outing ideas, so don’t waste time and discover now the major events for this new week in Paris!
This week's unmissable events:
Let's celebrate the pedestrian banks on November 18, 2018
In order to celebrate the definitive pedestrianization of the Seine rive banks, the Parc Rives de Seine expects you on Sunday November 18, 2018 for a bunch of animations including a giant picnic, brass bands, a concert by the Philharmonie de Paris, a ball and even a distribution of flowers and plants!
Espèces en voie d'illumination, Jardin des Plantes first light festival
Espèces en voie d'illumination is the name of Jardin des Plantes very first light festival to discover from November 16, 2018 to January 15, 2019 and admire the giant light animal statues.
Galeries Lafayette christmas windows
It's already Christmas at Galeries Lafayette. This year, a giant Christmas tree is to be discovered under the cupola, window themed on dreams and animations of which the proram is yet to be announced. The launch of the Christmas Window is said to be on November 2018!
Paris Photo 2018 at the Grand Palais
From November 8 to 18, 2018, Paris Photo 2018 is held at the Grand Palais. This year, the Grand Palais will welcome photography professionals and amateurs so that they can meet and talk in this cultural hotspot in Paris!
Thoiry Lumières Sauvages
Zoo de Thoiry creates the event by inviting you – from October 28, 2018 to March 10, 2019 – to its magical universe. Over 600 giant light sculptures take us to a journey through China and its tradition. A trip to be blown-away!
Harry Potter pop-up store
A Harry Potter pop-up store in Paris? This is what’s being said near Paris Galeries Lafayette. The universe of our favorite wizard can be discovered from November 8, 2018 for the Holidays!
Ghibli pop-up store
Ghibli pop-up store is back in Paris from October 20 to December 2, 2018 to take you to Miyazaki movies universe. And this year, Totoro is given pride of place!
Halloween at Le Manoir de Paris
From Saturday October 5 to Sunday November 18, 2018, Le Manoir de Paris invites you to celebrate Halloween as it should be. If the original concept already scared you, wait until you see what this new edition of Halloween has in store. This year, a devastating pandemia invades the planet. A virus called Toxic reaps thousands of victims. Will you make it alive?
Printemps Christmas Windows
For Christmas 2018, Printemps department store sees things the big picture with Christmas windows bringing magical characters to life. A décor unveiled on Thursday November 8, 2018 by Laëtitia Casta to be discovered until January 6, 2019 with your family to experience the magic of Christmas in Paris.
Art and Cultural Exhibitions:
Photographier Paris, the free exhibition at the City Hall
On the occasion of Paris Photo, the City Hall displays the “Photographier Paris” exhibition dedicated to contemporary exhibition. From November 5, 2018 to January 5, 2019, 16 photographers tell us about their Paris, we can’t wait!
Photography as a weapon of class, the exhibition at Centre Pompidou
Photography as a weapon of class, the free photo exhibition running from November 7, 2018 to February 4, 2019 at Centre Pompidou, will return to the documentary and social photography in France from 1928 to 1936. Popular Front in France, the Spanish War still broadly sum up the idea of commitment during the interwar period.
Hiroshi Sugimoto at the Palace of Versailles
For its new contemporary exhibition, the Palace of Versailles welcomes Hiroshi Sugimoto. This Japanese artist specialized in black and white pictures and author of architectural structures will take over the Trianon gardens from October 16, 2018 to January 20, 2019.
Cubism at Centre Pompidou
Centre Pompidou offers an exhibition around one of the most striking and influent movements in the 20th century, Cubism. Picasso, Duchamp, Picabia, Delaunay… Artists to be discovered and rediscovered from October 17, 2018 to February 25, 2019.
Illusions, the exhibition at Paris Palais de la Découverte
From November 6, 2018 to August 25, 2019, Paris Palais de la Découverte dedicates an exhibition to illusions. A tour including 40 surprising experiences that will drive you crazy, you’d think your brain couldn’t be tricked this easily and yet…!
Persona Grata, the compelling exhibition at Paris Musée de l’Histoire de l’Immigration
Persona Grata is the manifest exhibition of the Musée de l’Histoire de l’Immigration and of the MAC/VAL. Evolving around 2 parts, this exhibition will gather the heartfelt appeals of contemporary artists facing the exclusion of the poor, migrants and the Other. Over 40 powerful works can be seen from October 16, 2018 to January 20, 2019 at the Musée de l’Histoire de l’Immigration!
Louis-Philippe and Versailles, the exhibition at the Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles dedicates an exhibition to Louis-Phillipe a lost king of France who yet has been determinant in the history of Versailles by turning the palace into a museum focusing on “all the glories of France”. To be discovered from October 6, 2018 to February 3, 2019.
Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient
From October 2, 2018 to January 21, 2019, the Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient exhibition will bring together 50 haute couture designs inspired by India, China and Japan.
From October 3, 2018 to February 4, 2019, the Grand Palais dedicates a retrospective to the Catalan master, Joan Miró.
From October 3, 2018 to January 14, 2019 if you enjoy Egon Schiele’s paintings, you’ll be happy! An exhibition entirely dedicated to him at the Fondation Louis Vuitton.
Picasso. Blue and Rose. The exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay
From September 18, 2018 to January 6, 2019, the Musée d’Orsay will dedicate an exhibition to Pablo Picasso. Picasso. Blue and Rose, will return on 6 crucial years in the art of Pablo Picasso, these years of blues followed by joy known as the periods of blue and rose, as a nod to the main colors of his works!
Madagascar, arts de la Grande Ile, the exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly
From September 18, 2018 to January 1, 2019, the Musée du Quai Branly dedicates a compelling exhibition to Madagascar, the first exhibition in France to question the history of Art of the Big island. For this major exhibition, over 360 works will be brought together in the museum’s areas especially chosen for their historic and ethnologic interest.
Caravage à Rome, the exhibition at the Musée Jacquemart-André
The Musée Jacquemart-André dedicates an exhibition to Caravaggio (1571-1610) ’s friends and enemies, this painter from the 17th century and father of the chiaroscuro. For this event held from September 21, 2018 to January 28, 2019, 10 masterpieces of the artist will be exceptionally exhibited including 7 never displayed in France before.
Dazzling Venice, the exhibition at the Grand Palais
From September 26, 2018 to January 21, 2019, the Grand Palais dedicates an exhibition to the Serene and Dazzling Venice. The occasion to discover the history and the daily life of a dynamic and colorful city where arts spread before Napoleon arrived and the Republic of Venice fall in 1797.
COLOURS X COLOURS, the experience at the Atelier des Lumières
From September 7, 2018 to January 6, 2019, the Atelier des Lumières welcomes the experience "Colours X Colours", a 25-minute creation by artists Thomas Blanchard and Oilhack to be enjoyed at the same time as the Klimt exhibition.
Mr. Men at the Museum, here’s the brand-new exhibition of the Musée en Herbe, the only Parisian museum really dedicated to children starting from 3 years old! From October 4, 2018 to January 20, 2019, discover this playful exhibit suited to little ones.
Alphonse Mucha, the exhibition at the Musée du Luxembourg
For its September 2018 exhibition, the Musée du Luxembourg pays tribute to Alphone Mucha the representative of Art Nouveau which is forgotten too often. From September 12, 2018 to January 27, 2019, the museum will bring together the major pieces that made his work, from his posters to illustrations, as well as his photographs, his sculptures and his preparatory studies for a compelling rediscovery!
Collections Privées, the exhibition at the Musée Marmottan-Monet
This September, the Musée Marmottan-Monet will promote Collections Privées [Private Collections] for a beautiful journey from the Impressionists to the fauve artists. From September 13, 2018 to February 10, 2019, over 60 works belonging to private collectors will be displayed in a very beautiful exhibition.
Giacometti, the compelling exhibition at the Musée Maillol
Set in Paris 7th arrondissement, the Musée Maillol welcomes a great exhibition devoted to artist Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966). To be discovered from September 14, 2018 to January 20, 2019..
Picasso. Masterpieces exhibited at Paris Musée Picasso
Picasso’s masterpieces gathered in Paris, here’s Musée Picasso-Paris exploit. The Ladies of Avignon, Les Baigneuses, Arlequin, Three Dancers, The Reaper without forgetting The She Goat, over 20 works of art by Picasso are brought together from September 4, 2018 to January 13, 2019 for our greatest happiness!
Art Brut Japonais II, the exhibition at the Halle Saint-Pierre
From September 8, 2018 to March 10, 2019, the Halle Saint-Pierre dedicates an exhibition to raw contemporary art from the country of the Rising Sun, called Art Brut Japonais II [Japanese Raw Art II]. A retrospective as part of the PARIS-TOKYO tandem following a first edition displayed eight years earlier.
Paintings from afar
For the first time since its creation, the Musée du Quai Branly presents its painting collection, 200 unique paintings that shows the look occidental artists had at the societies and peoples from afar. Matisse, Gauguin, Emile Bernard, the exhibition returns to the trips and meetings with European painters from the 18th century to the 20th century. To visit from January 30, 2018 to January 9, 2019.
Cités Millénaires, voyage virtuel de Palmyre à Mossoul at the Arab World Institute
From October 10, 2018 to February 10, 2019, Cités millénaires, voyage virtuel de Palmyre à Mossoul is the beautiful digital experience offered by the Arab World Institute.
Carte Blanche to Annette Messager et the Institut Giacometti
From October 16, 2018 to January 13, 2019, curious people are invited to discover Giacometti’s work through a carte blanche given to contemporary artist Annette Messager.
Poison, here's the name of the exhibition to be discovered from October 10, 2018 to August 11, 2019 at Paris Palais de la Découverte. An exhibition inviting us to discover the most toxic animal and plant species. For the first time, are gathered in one place about thirty venomous and poisonous animal species among the most dangerous in the world.
Shows, and Evenings:
Rocky Horror Picture Show at Paris Studio Galande
In Paris, the Studio Galande invites you to (re)discover the Rocky Horror Picture Show through unique and interactive screenings. Hosted by crazy companies, these sessions offer you lots of laughters.
Jean-Paul Gaultier Fashion Freak Show
As a couturier deeply tied up to performing art and burlesque, Jean-Paul Gaultier promises his Fashion Freak Show is one to be remembered. This revue-show is performed at the Folies Bergère starting September 18, 2018.
Extra, Bouglione circus new show
From October 6, 2018 to March 17, 2019, within the beautiful setting of Cirque d’Hiver and a stone’s throw from the Place de la République, the Bouglione family displays its talent in a new show called “Extra”. If you love extraordinary shows, don’t miss this one!
Le Cirque Plume is back at La Villette for one last season
The talented company of contemporary circus Le Cirque Plume performs its very last show from September 26 to December 30. A wonderful performance to poetically say farewell to the audience.
From October 3, 2018 the MozART Group quartet will come and pour their music and humor at Bobino, in Paris.
Cirque du Soleil
From October 25 to December 2, 2018, Cirque du Soleil is back in Paris for its yearly show and presents Totem at Plaine de Jeux de Bagatelle.
Bars and concerts:
The Black Eyed Peas
They are back! The Black Eyed Peas announce they are back in France this year for one exceptional night planned at Paris La Villette Zénith on Monday November 12, 2018.
After Jeff Goldblum the actor, be ready to discover Jeff Goldblum the jazz pianist during this unique Parisian evening scheduled on Sunday November 18, 2018 at Paris Trianon. On the occasion, Jeff Goldblum will be accompanied by The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra.
Legends of Rock
Fan of AC/DC, Aerosmith and Guns’n Roses? On Thursday November 15, 2018, head to Dôme de Paris – Palais des Sports for the music event you don’t want to miss called “Legends of Rock”.
Hozier is back on stage with one French concert scheduled on Wednesday November 14, 2018 at Paris Salle Pleyel.
Australian band Parcels will rock the Olympia venue for their unique Parisian concert planned on Tuesday November 13, 2018.
Norwegian Sigrid will make you travel thanks to her enchanting musical universe during her only Parisian concert scheduled on Thursday November 15, 2018 at Paris Gaîté Lyrique.
Parquet Courts are back with a new album the American band will gladly reveal this fall in Paris. Meet on Friday November 16, 2018 at Paris Elysée Montmartre to discover the result live.
ABQ, the pop-up bar inspired by Breaking Bad
If you’re part of the many fans of Breaking Bad, don’t miss the return of the pop-up bar inspired by the famous American series. After London, Manchester and New-York, the Breaking Bad cocktail lab is back in Paris for a new unique experience to live until December 2018.
Windo, formerly known as La Vue, is Hyatt Regency Paris new cocktail bar. This covered rooftop is the occasion to enjoy an unobstructed view over Paris while treating yourself.
Le Charles, Hôtel Le Burgundy new bar
Le Charles is the brand-new cocktail bar of Hôtel Le Burgundy set in Paris 1st arrondissement. True twin of restaurant Le Baudelaire, this small cozy corner pays tribute to the poet and offers drinks travelling through time…
Exotic and Thai cuisine lovers, unite! Go and discover Kinn Khao the new Curry temple in Paris. Fresh, homemade and delicious, it’s perfect.
Trois fois plus de piment
In a few years only, Trois Fois plus de Piment has become a major Chinese restaurant in Paris. Between noodles and dumplings, this warm restaurant is set in rue Saint-Martin and offers spicy specialties from the Sichuan region.
Meet on Tuesday September 4, 2018 in Paris 2nd arrondissement to discover Jòia: famous Michelin star chef Hélène Darroze’s new Parisian restaurant.
Open for a year in Saint-Ouen, Yaya, the Greek and Mediterranean food restaurant by Juan Arbelaez and Kalios is an authentic invitation to travel for your taste buds. Follow us, we are leaving for Greece.
The new Café Etienne Marcel
Set a stone’s throw from the Halles, Café Etienne Marcel changes owners. New décor, new and fresh food and new kids’ friendly and all-you-can-eat brunch, here’s everything to delight the most gourmet and demanding restaurant-goers among us.
Do we really need to present Dessirier? This institution based in Paris 17th arrondissement is certainly one of the best fish restaurants in Paris.
Meat lovers will be over the moon: a French grill restaurant opens in Boulevard du Montparnasse. At Bleu, meats and fish follow one another on the grill and are enjoyed with homemade sauces and sides, inside the brasserie or on the terrace.
If you want to taste delicious dishes made with tasty produces and in a lovely setting, head to Le Beslay. This new and small restaurant in Paris 11th arrondissement will answer all your needs and expectations.
The best patisseries 2018 in Paris
French pastry is riding high and we love it. Between newly awarded chefs, beloved chefs and young talents, we spanned the best patisseries in the French capital this year 2018 to list our top 10. If you have a sweet-tooth, it’s time to close your eyes so that you don’t succumb.
Paris Cité de l’Architecture invites you to know Girafe, its new restaurant featuring an unobstructed view on the Eiffel Tower!
Bo&Mie is the rocking backery at Etienne Marcel. Nice bread, flavorful viennoiseries and pastries to be enjoyed on the spot or to take away, BOetMie is an address to try asap!
The best bakeries in Paris
Looking for the best bakery in Paris? You made it! To enjoy the best bread in the French capital, we give you the top Parisian bakeries.
Have a great week in Paris!
From 12 November 2018 to 18 November 2018
Paris - Ile de France
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