Hôtel Le Marcel Paris Gare de l’Est, Paris
Nous les Arbres, Fondation Cartier (from 12th July to 10th November)
Nous les Arbres (“Us, the trees”) is an incredible exhibition combining nature, contemporary art, philosophy and science altogether. This exhibition is the result of scientists and artists, sharing the same affection for nature, and exchanging thoughts to finally highlight important environmental issues whilst promoting the beauty of these threatened living creatures. Drawings, paintings, photographs, films and installations from artists coming from all over the world will be the subject of this exhibition which promises to be as fascinating as it is revealing.
Women’s World Cup 2019
The FIFA Women’s World Cup takes place in France this year! The Parc des Princes will celebrate the opening of this session with a match between France and South Korea and it is the Stade de Lyon that will close this unique event that brings all the countries together in a joyful and festive atmosphere!
The black model of Géricault at Matisse
The exhibition primarily focuses on the question of models, and therefore the dialogue between the artist who paints, sculpts, engraves or photographs and the model who poses. It notably explores the way in which the representation of black subjects evolved in major works by Théodore Géricault, Charles Cordier, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, Edouard Manet, Paul Cézanne and Henri Matisse, as well as the photographs of Nadar and Carjat.
Nara, Treasures of Japanese Buddhism
Japan’s historic cradle, the city of Nara, which is registered as a World Heritage Site since 1998, was also the capital from 710 to 784. A city famous for its proximity with nature, but especially for its Buddhist temples that still retain until today the undisputed masterpieces of medieval Japanese sculpture. Loaned for the first time outside of Japan, the National Museum of Asian Arts – Guimet welcomes from January the 23rd to March the 18th 3 exceptional sculpture emblematic of this period: two guardians, national treasures, and a wooden effigy of Bodhisattva Jizô, classified as “important cultural good”. An unprecedented opportunity for Japanese art lovers, not to be missed under any circumstances.
« On the wall » at the Grand Palais
Michael Jackson is in the spotlight from October 3 to February 14, 2019 at the Grand Palais. An exhibition event on the occasion of his birthday, since he would have celebrated his 60th birthday this year. It offers the opportunity to observe the influence of the “king of pop” on contemporary art and to understand its impact on culture and art over the past several decades. Indeed, this legendary figure has fascinated artists like Andy Warhol and David Lachapelle and left behind him a real and lasting legacy.
The Artistic Festival “Kiosquorama”
Throughout September, a musical and eco-citizen festival bring all the bandstand of Paris to life with the aim of raising our awareness of sustainable development in a festive way. So there are only two weekends left to stroll around the capital’s gardens and enjoy this friendly, free and accessible event. Many artists are waiting for you in the kiosks of Jean XXIII Square (4th district) and in the Curial Garden (19th district) for original showcases.
Come swing at La Villette
It’s time to enjoy the last days of summer thanks to the Jazz à la Villette festival. And for its 17th edition, a new rich and eclectic program will delight enthusiasts and jazz lovers who look forward for these 11 days of music. The appointment is taken from August 31 to September 9 2018, in order to keep still the head on holidays!
The Parc Floral hosts the “Classique au vert” Festival
Together as family or friends, come celebrate summer with music thanks to 8 outdoor concerts from August 11 to September 2. Since 1993, these summer concerts allow you to appreciate the melodies of famous artists – and up-and-coming artists – while having a good time in the shade of the trees of the botanical garden of Paris. Besides a luxuriant line-up, there will be various workshops which allow you to discover music in a different way. This 21st edition should delight more than 800 000 music lovers during these 4 weekends.
Mona Darlin’ sets us to American vibes
Backed by its success last year, the Summer House is back for its second edition and is rename in “Mona Darlin’” for the occasion. In the heart of the 16th arrondissement, the Mona Bismarck mansion has been exceptionally transformed into a 100% U.S. summer house. It already offers a varied program thanks to artistic performances, temporary exhibitions and outdoor projections. But it is especially for its concerts with his feet in the grass – with nearly 30 live concerts and DJ set – that 38 000 people get around in 2017. The appointment is given every weekend from May 4 to September 30 from 6PM to 2AM !
How celebrate French Bastille Day ?
If you have the chance to stay in Paris this weekend, you will have the opportunity to attend the celebration of our national holiday. Many people attend large-scale public celebrations from the Arc de Triomphe to Place de la Concorde in the morning of July 14. Do not hesitate to go on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées (we recommend you get there early) to see the big military parade. Military aircraft will fly over the parade and the French president will reviews the troops. This will also be an opportunity to see musical performances all night long, and spectacular fireworks display at the Eiffel Tower.