What's on in Paris in 2013
Spring/Summer 2013 Art Exhibitions & Museums
ORSAY Museum
Program of
in 2013

    ORSAY Museum

    11th December 2012 to 9th June 2013
    The Medal in 19th and 20th century France. In the Palm of the Hand.

    5th March to 23rd June 2013
    The Angel of the Odd. Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst

    16th April to 18th August 2013
    A Passion for France. The Marlene and Spencer Hays Collection including artwork by: Édouard Vuillard, Bonnard, Ranson and Roussel, Maurice Denis, Fantin-Latour, Tissot, Caillebotte, Berthe Morisot and Eva Gonzalès, Derain, Matisse and Modigliani.

    Musée d'Orsay
    62, rue de Lille/1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur, Paris 7th
    Metro: Musée d'Orsay or Solférino

    Open: 10:00 to 18:00
    Thursdays until 21:45 and Sundays from 9:00 to 18:00
    Closed: Mondays
    Price: 8.50 Euros (Museum + temporary exhibitions).
    Photography gallery, ground floor.

    Information at 33 (0)1 40 49 47 50

    at the Orangerie
    The Orangerie Museum

    10th April to 22nd July 2013
    The Macchiaioli 1850-1874
    Italian Impressionists

    9th October 2013  to 13th January 2014
    Frida Kahlo / Diego Rivera
    ‘L'art en fusion’. Art Merger

    Permanent collection of Monet's Waterlilies
    and a superb collection of Renoir's paintings

    Musée de l’Orangerie
    Jardin des Tuileries
    75001 Paris
    Metro: Concorde
    Open: every day 9:00 to18:00,
    Closed Tuesdays, 1st May & 25th December
    Price: 7.50 Euros
    Phone: 01 44 77 80 07
    August 2013
    The European Home of Photography

    3rd May to 15th August 2013
    Mihai Grecu

     Permanant collection

    Maison Européenne de la Photographie
    5-7 rue de Fourcy, Paris 4th.
    Metro: Saint Paul or Pont Marie
    Open: every day 11:00 to 20:00,
    Closed: Public Holidays
    Information at 33 (0)1 44 78 75 00
    : 7 €or 4 € for students and groups.

    28th July

    Maillol Museum

    27th March to 28th July 2013
    Fragile – Murano


    Fondation Dina Vierny-Musée Maillol
    59-61, rue de Grenelle, Paris 7th
    Phone 01 42 22 59 58
    Metro: Rue du Bac
    Open Every day including public holidays:
    10:30 to 19:00
    Fridays until 21:30
    Price: 11 Euros.
    Temporary Exhibitions
    2nd September 2013

    The Louvre Museum

    The Louvre museum is well known for its impressive permanent collections, yet it also holds some interesting temporary exhibitions.

    28th March to 24th July 2013
    German Thought and Painting, from Friedrich to Beckmann.

    18th April to 15th July 2013
    Giotto e compagni

    19th April  to 22nd July 2013
    The Art of Outline: Drawing in ancient Egypt

    25th April to 2nd September 2013
    Michelangelo Pistoletto
    Year 1: Earthly Paradise
    Contemporary Art 

    Musée du Louvre
    Entrance through the 'Pyramide du Louvre'
    Paris 1st
    Metro: Palais-Royal/Louvre
    : every day 9:00 to 17:30
    Closed: Tuesdays
    Price: 7.50 Euros before 15:00; 5.00 Euros after 15:00 and all day Sundays.
    Combined ticket (permanent and temporary exhibitions): 11.50 Euros before 15:00, 9.50 Euros after 15:00 and all day Sundays.
    Special ticket for the temporary exhibitions in the Napoleon Hall: 7 Euros.
    Free entrance the first Sunday of each month.
    Phone: 33 (0)1 40 20 51 51

    Program of temporary exhibitions
    Until September 2013
    Pompidou Center

    The Museum’s collection includes a new presentation of art works from the 1960’s to the present:
    - The Museum's contemporary collection (1960 to present day) on Level 4;
    - The Museum's Historical Collection (1905-1960) Level 5.
    - Brancusi's Workshop: a reconstitution of Brancusi's studio.

    17th october 2012  to 2nd september 2013
    Fruits de la passion
    Project for Contemporary Art
    11:00 to 21:00
    Museum - Level 4

    27th February to 20th May 2013
    Jesús Rafael Soto

    2nd May to 5th August 2013
    Mike Kelley

    17th October 2012 to 2 September 2013
    The Museum's collections
    from 1960s to the present

    Centre Pompidou
    19 rue Beaubourg, Place Georges Pompidou,
    Paris 4th
    Metro: Rambuteau, Hôtel de Ville
    RER: Châtelet/Les Halles

    Open: every day 11:00 to 21:00 (tickets until 20:00)
    Closed Tuesdays & 1st May
    Price: 5.50 - 10 Euros
    The Atelier Brancusi : from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. (except Tuesdays)
    Phone: 01 44 78 12 33
    Books, Posters and Art Market Database on Matisse & Picasso

    Until 1st Dacember 2013

    Museum of Modern Art

    19th April to 18th August 2013
    Keith Haring
    The Political Line

    24th May to 18th August 2013-05-18
    Danh Vo
    Go Mo Ni Ma Da

    27th June to 1st December 2013
    Pierre Henry
    Self portrait in 53 artworks

    Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
    11, avenue du Président Wilson,
    Paris 16th
    Metro: Iéna or Alma-Marceau
    10:00 to 18:00 (until 22:00 Wednesdays)
    9 Euros.
    Phone: 01 53 67 40 00

    Permanent and temporary
    until 1st September
    Rodin Museum

    8th June 2012 to 1st September 2013
    Rodin, The Flesh and the Marble

    Musée Rodin
    Hôtel Biron, 77 rue de Varenne, Paris 7th
    Open: every day from 9:30 to 16:45
    Closed on Mondays
    Free entrance the first Sunday of each month.
    Price: 5 Euros (1 Euro for the garden only).
    Phone: 01 44 18 61 24
    Until 20th January 2014 Jacquemart-André Museum

    The Italian Primitives
    One of the most important private collections in the world, including paintings by Canaletto, Rembrandt, Ruysdael, Chardin, Boucher, Uccello, Tiepolo and Fragonard, as well as a unique collection of 'Madonna with child' by Italian masters — all in a superb 19th century mansion.

    22nd March to 22nd July 2013-05-18
    Eugène Boudin

    13th September 2013 to 20th January 2014
    Desire and sensuality in the Victorian era
    The Pérez Simon


    Jacquemart-André Museum
    158, boulevard Haussmann, Paris 8th
    From Etoile take Avenue de Friedland and continue until boulevard Haussmann. You can walk this distance from the Etoile (approx. 10 minutes).
    Metro: Miromesnil or Saint-Philippe du Roule
    Open: Every day from 10:00 to 18:00
    Price: 8 Euros

    The Jacquemart-André Museum also has a very charming café/restaurant and a library.

    Until January 2014

    Luxembourg Museum

    21st February to 21st July 2013
    Chagall Between War and Peace

    9th October 2013 to 26th January 2014
    Renaissance and the Dream
    Bosch, Veronese, Greco
    Musée du Luxembourg
    19, rue de Vaugirard, Paris 6th

    Metro: Odéon,
    RER: Luxembourg

    Open: Mondays & Fridays from 10:00 to 23:30
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
    from 10:00 to 19:00
    Saturdays & Sundays from 10:00 to 20:00
    Price: 9 Euros (free for children under 8).

    Information at
    33 (0)1 42 34 25 95
    Permanent & Temporary Exhibitions
    Until 16th June 2014
    Guimet Museum

    The renovated Guimet museum has an impressive collection of Asian Art. It also holds some interesting temporary exhibitions.

    Temporary Exhibitions

    13th March to 10th June 2013
    Treasures of the Ancient China - Meiyintang Collection

    3rd July to 9th September 2013
    Japanese Cuisine - Rosanjin Kitao Ji

    10th July to 7th October 2013
    Tsutsugaki, Japanese Indigo

    16th October 2013to 13th January 2014
    Re-discovering Angkor - Louis Delaporte and Cambodge : the birth of a myth

    23rd October 2013 to 13th January 2014
    Sho 2 - Calligraphie contemporaine japonaise

    12th March 2014 to 16th June 2014
    La tentation de l’Orient –Georges Clemenceau et l’Asie




    Musée National des Arts Asiatiques-Guimet
    6, Place d'Iéna, Paris 16th
    Phone 33(0)1 56 52 53 00
    Metro: Iena
    Open: every day 10:00 to 18:00
    Closed Tuesdays
    Price: 5.50 Euros;
    Museum + temporary exhibition: 7 Euros.
    Permanent and temporary
    Arab World Museum

    23rd April to 8th September 2013
    The theorema of Nefertiti

    10th April to 7th July 2013
    Indivisable Light
    Yahya et Qotbi
    Mobile art, parvis de l’IMA

    2nd May to 1st June 2013
    The Dome and the Rock

    14th February to 28th July 2013
    A Secret Art

    Institut du Monde Arabe
    1 rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, Paris 5th
    Phone: 01 40 51 38 38
    Metro: Cardinal Lemoine/Jussieu
    22nd July 2013
    bruary - July 2007
    Grand Palais

    10th April 2013 to 22nd July 2013
    A century of light and motion in art, 1913-2013
    Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais
    3 Ave. du Général Eisenhower, Paris 8th
    Phone: 01 44 13 17 17
    Metro: Champs-Elysées Clémenceau
    Open: Every day 9:00 to 22:00
    Tuesdays 9:00 to 14:00
    Wednesdays : 10:00 to 22:00
    Thursdays: 10:00 to 20:00
    During school holidays every day:
    from 9:00 to 23:00
    Closed : 18, 24, 25 and 31st December
    Price: 8/12 Euros
    Free for children under 13
    Permanent Permanent and temporary

    temporary Exhibitions
    Marmottan Museum

    Temporary Exhibition

    21st February to 30th June 2013
    Marie Laurencin


    Musée Marmottan
    2 rue Louis-Boilly, Paris 16th
    Phone: 01 42 24 07 02
    Metro: Muette
    Open: 10:00 to 17:35
    Closed: Mondays
    Price: 6 Euros
    Permanent and temporary
    Jeu de Paume - Concorde Museum
    and Sully Museum

    Dedicated to Photography

    At the Concorde Site

    28th May to 1st September 2013
    - Lorna Simpson
    - Ahlam Shibli. Phantom Home [Foyer Fantôme]
    -An exhibition– an event
    Satellite 6.  Mathieu Copeland

    15th October 2013 to 26th January 2014
    - Erwin Blumenfeld
    - Natacha Nisic. Écho



    Le Jeu de Paume - Concorde
    1 Place de la Concorde, Paris 8th.
    Phone: 01 47 03 12 50
    Metro: Concorde

    Open: 10:00/12:00 to 19:00/21:00
    Closed: Mondays
    Price: 6 Euros

    SULLY site
    Hotel de Sully
    62, rue Saint Antoine
    75004 Paris
    Phone: 01 47 03 12 52
    Fax: 01 47 03 12 50
    Metro: Bastille, Saint-Paul

    Open: Tuesday 12am-9pm,
    Wednesday-Friday 12am-7pm,
    Saturday-Sunday 10pm-7pm

    On-Line Gallery
    Browse the rooms like in real life and discover contemporary artists

    Buy free of commission
    directly from our artists

    Art Lovers' Paris