Events and exhibitions

Best Paris Museums for Porcelain

If you are interested in porcelain, you will recognize the name Sèvres, a virtual synonym for exquisite porcelain ever since its factory was created in 1740. You might not know that in the same suburb of the same name, Sèvres, there is an amazing museum devoted to many of the different forms of ceramics […]

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Claude Monet, Collector

If your love of Claude Monet’s art is sufficiently intense, you might wonder what sort of art the master collected for himself. Answers are available in an unusual exposition at the Marmottan Monet Museum in Paris, until January 14: “Monet Collectionneur.”
Comprised of over 100 paintings, several sculptures, drawings and prints (including an assortment of […]

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The Hansen’s Secret Garden

 
Between 1916 and 1918, an astute Danish businessman indulged a personal passion for French art and amassed a collection of exceptional works of French artists ranging from Camille Corot to Paul Gauguin. Part of the collection, about 40 works, is on loan and can be seen until January 22 at the Jacquemart Andre Museum […]

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Pastel works from Degas to Redon Paris exhibition

September 15th 2017 to April 8th 2018

 
Between drawing and painting, pastel works are a form of art which are less known to most audiences. They are faster to make than paintings but extremely fragile to both light and vibrations, harder to conserve, hence the reason why we see much less of them in exhibitions. Because they are […]

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Christian Dior, 70 Years of Creation

From July 5th 2017 to January 7th 2018, at the Museum of Decorative Arts

The Decorative Arts Museum of Paris is celebrating the contributions of Christian Dior (1905-1957) to the world of fashion, through a retrospective of his creations. It is an occasion to explore the world of the founder while reviewing the legacy of […]

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The Jazz in Vienne Festival

Dates: June 29th to July 13th 2017
For jazz music lovers, there are quite a few festivals taking place every year in France. Out of dozens, three are major, in terms of reputation, programs, performers and atmosphere: the Django Festival near Paris, the Jazz in Marciac Festival, and the Jazz in Vienne Festival. The latter […]

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The Avignon Theater Festival

July 6th to 26th 2017, Avignon, France
For those unaware of it, the theater festival of Avignon is the national main event of theater, and one of the most important international theater festivals, period, in a country long considered one of the world centers of literature and drama. Many say it is comparable only to […]

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Pissarro at Eragny – Nature Regained

Camille Pissarro moved from Pontoise to Eragny in the Oise department, just north of Gisors, in 1884. On the same Epte River that passes through Giverny, Eragny became Pissarro’s home for the rest of his life, nearly two decades, where he produced nearly 400 works. It was where he embraced and developed pointillism in […]

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Pissaro the First of the Impressionists

Exhibition at the Marmottan Monet Museum  

Until July 2nd, 2017

 
Camille Pissarro, known as ‘Papa’ to his fellow-Impressionists, was the eldest of the group. Born in 1830 on the island of St. Thomas in the Caribbean, he was fortunate to have studied the works of an amazingly large number of renowned artists* of the 18th […]

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A taste of Paris gastronomy event

In May 2017, the third edition of a grand cuisine and pastry exhibition will take place at the Grand Palais in Paris. “A taste of Paris” is a gathering of 21 major figures of the French Cuisine world, organized around workshops, tastings and demonstrations. Ten regular names are joined by eleven chefs who are new […]

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