Paris exhibitions calendar

All the must-see temporary exhibitions at museums and monuments as well as at art galleries.

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The Genocides of the 20th Century

from 22 March 2021 to 28 August 2022
Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris - 17 rue Geoffroy-l'Asnier, Paris

An exhibition on genocides of the 20th century is showing outdoors in the Marais district.

Bertrand Lavier

from 19 May 2021 to 01 July 2022
Bourse de Commerce - Pinault Collection - 2 rue de Viarmes, Paris

The artist Bertrand Lavier shows objects in the 24 windows of the Passage, built for the World Fair of 1889

In-situ works

from 19 May 2021 to 01 July 2022
Bourse de Commerce - Pinault Collection - 2 rue de Viarmes, Paris

Selection of works in situ in a dialogue with the architecture and the venue’s visitor areas

Preserving biodiversity

from 16 September 2021 to 30 September 2022
Le Jardin des Plantes - Muséum national d'histoire naturelle - Place Valhubert, Paris

An exhibition of photographs of endangered animal species that are preserved at the Jardin des Plantes

From Afar. Travelling Materials and Objects

from 22 September 2021 to 04 July 2022
Musée du Louvre - Pyramide du Louvre, Paris

Discovery of the world and its people through the materials and objects used in all over the world

Temptation, artists and designers X Baccarat

from 01 October 2021 to 30 September 2022
Galerie-Musée Baccarat - 11 place des États-Unis, Paris

The Baccarat Gallery-Museum is presenting an exhibition titled ‘Temptation, artists and designers X Baccarat’

Marine algae (seaweed!)

from 05 October 2021 to 08 January 2023
Aquarium tropical - Palais de la Porte Dorée - 293 avenue Daumesnil, Paris

Learn all about marine algae and their role in underwater ecosystems at Paris’s Tropical Aquarium.

Sneakers at the museum!

from 13 October 2021 to 25 July 2022
Musée de l’Homme - Muséum national d'histoire naturelle - Palais de Chaillot - 17 place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, Paris

An exhibition at the Musée de l'Homme to learn more about this revolutionary footwear

Sensory Odyssey

from 23 October 2021 to 04 July 2022
Grande Galerie de l'Évolution - Muséum national d'histoire naturelle - 36 rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Paris

A sensory immersion in the living world at the Grande Galerie de l’Évolution (Museum of Natural History)

Picture Picasso

from 09 November 2021 to 12 February 2023
Musée national Picasso-Paris - 5 rue de Thorigny, Paris

Insights into Pablo Picasso’s life and work gleaned from films and sound archives in the museum’s collection