6 must-see exhibitions during your stay in Paris

The selection of your hotel by the Grands Boulevards

The team of your hotel in Paris has selected for you 6 must-see exhibitions for your next cultural stay in Paris.

The MOMA at the Louis Vuitton Foundation: From October 11, 2017 to March 05, 2018

Exposition ParisThe must-see current event for all art lovers. The exhibition “Being modern : MoMA in Paris” is a beautiful declaration of love for contemporary works, since the great movements of modern art. 200 masterpieces are represented, from the most iconic to the most surprising.

A transdisciplinary collection bringing together multiple skills and incomparable talents: paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photos … from “Pop art” to “Minimalism” passing through the outstanding works, an essential artistic rendezvous. An ode to creativity, open-mindedness and the world, will make your stay at the Provinces Opera hotel unforgettable.

Price: 10 euros (reduced price) and 16 euros (normal rate) – Address: 8, Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi 75116 Paris Opening times: 11:00 to 19:00 except Tuesdays and at Friday night at 21:00.

Image credit : Fondation Louis Vuitton

Yves Saint Laurent Museum – Inaugural tour from October 03, 2017 to September 09, 2018

Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris

In the old fashion house, relive the greatest collections of the French fashion genius through an initiatory journey. An eternal promise of the unique know-how of an iconic and enigmatic grand couturier. A trip back in time to these most beautiful and most famous creations, and a discovery of these unpublished works.

Emblematic models of the Saint-Laurent brand such as the trench coat, the Safari jacket, are to be discovered in a place steeped in history, witness of the artistic abundance of Parisian fashion. More than 5000 outfits, 15000 accessories and more than ten thousand sketches, enough to captivate us in the most beautiful city in the world.

Price: 7 euros per ticket (only valid for the chosen time) – Address: 5 avenue Marceau 75116 Paris Opening hours: 11h00 to 18h00 except Friday night until 21h00 (Closed on Monday)

Image credit : Yves Saint Laurent Museum

The art of Pastel, From Degas to Redon – Petit Palais From 15 September 2017 to 08 April 2018

Petit palais ParisExceptional works by some of the greatest masters of Impressionism are exhibited for the first time in the Petit Palais. A colorful exhibition, with the unique experience of a virtuoso and subtle pictorial technique, the pastel. Come and witness the revival of pastel and its artists of the nineteenth century (Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin …), through their sublime creations. A pleasure for the eyes and a new initiation of this know-how.

Spend an incredible moment in the midst of remarkable masterpieces in a fascinating place, bringing together all the creations of yesterday and today. Come and enjoy these moments at the hotel Provinces Opéra, close to cultural sites.

Price: 7 euros (normal rate) and 5 euros (reduced rate) – Address: Avenue Winston Churchill 75008 Paris Opening times: 10 am to 6 pm and Friday night until 9 pm (except Monday closed).

Image credit : Petit Palais

Irving Penn – Grand Palais From September 21, 2017 to January 29, 2018

Irving Penn Paris

The exciting life of Irving Penn, one of the greatest photographers of the twentieth century, is celebrated at the Grand Palais through his greatest photographic successes. More than 250 photos are exhibited, an unpublished retrospective in France including the largest number of photographs, portraits, still lifes…
In collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, this unusual collection is a fascinating tribute to this image prodigy. An eclectic journey recounting the artist’s immense photographic work, from war scenes to fashion portraits for the outstanding Vogue magazine.
A delicious moment in retro America from the 50s-60s to commemorate the centenary of his birth. A fascinating exhibition that makes its nobility stand out in this art that is photography.

Price: 13 euros (Full rate) and 9 euros (reduced rate) – Address: 3 avenue General Eisenhower 75008 Paris Opening times: 10:00 to 20:00 except Wednesday night until 22:00 (closed on Tuesday)

Image credit : Grand Palais Museum

Dada Africa – Orangery Museum From October 18, 2017 to February 19, 2018

Dadaisme Paris

Show eccentricity and originality by focusing on the subversive works of the Dadaism movement. Native American, African and Asian influences, these exotic creations imbued with its extra-western cultures and multi-disciplinary techniques are exhibited at the Musée de l’ Orangerie.
This art occurred during the First World War in Germany to escape bourgeois propriety and enjoy the codes of decency.
Surprising and unexpected works, synonymous with freedom, are a non-consensual heritage of an unusual lifestyle. A hybrid exhibition on artistic disciplines and a reflection on colonial posture. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, performances … an amazing artistic diversity and a variety of cultural stories.

Price: 9 euros (full price) and 6.50 euros (reduced price) – Address: Jardin des Tuileries 75001 Paris Opening hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (Closed Tuesday)

Image credit : Orangerie Museum

National Museum of Natural History -Meteorites Exhibition From 18 October 2017 to 10 June 2018

Magnificent exhibition on meteorites discovered since 1847, you will have the chance to touch a piece of Moon and a piece of Mars. If you have your head in the stars, this stellar rendezvous is for you.

Price: 11 euros (full price) and 9 euros (reduced price) – Address: 36 rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 75005 Paris Opening times: 10 am to 6 pm (Closed on Tuesdays)