Paris Art exhibitions are a top attraction of the City of Lights. Parisians love art. They have a large choice of art exhibitions at their doorstep. Musée Jacquemart-André, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Centre Pompidou, Grand Palais, Petit Palais are the main Paris art exhibition venues. Buy your tickets in advance to skip the long queues. Paris museums.
Built between 1869 and 1875, Musée Jacquemart-André was the private manshion of a wealthy family. It now hosts a beautiful art museum and stages some of the most interesting art exhibitions in Paris.
Paris metro: Miromesnil on lines 9 and 13. Locate Musée Jacquemart-André on Paris map.
The Palais de Tokio was built for the 1937 French Paris world exhibition. It now hosts a beautiful museum of modern arts and stages spectacular art exhibitions. More information on Musée d'Art Moderne.
Paris metro: Alma Marceau, Iena on line 9. Locate Musée d'Art Moderne on Paris map.
Centre Pompidou, a spectacular museum of modern arts, regularly stages first class art exhibitions (modern and contemporary arts). More information on Centre Pompidou.
Paris metro: Chatelet les Halles (line 4) and Rambuteau (line 11) stations. Locate Centre Pompidou on Paris map.
Created by the LVMH Group (Louis Vuitton, Dior, Moët & Chandon), the Fondation Louis Vuitton encourages artistic creation in France and internationally. The Fondation Louis Vuitton daring monument, designed by Architect Franck Gehry, opened in October 2014. It stages contemporary art exhibitions. Fondation Louis Vuitton facts.
Built close to the Champs-Elysées for the 1900 Paris world exhibition, the Grand Palais is one of the most beautiful Paris buildings. Grand Palais is closed for renovation until 2024.
Paris metro: Champs-Elysees Clémenceau, lines 1, 13. Locate Grand Palais on Paris map
Built close to the Champs-Elysées for the 1900 Paris world exhibition, the Petit Palais is one of the best exhibition venues. Beutiful and spatious 1900 interior. Permanent collection and well down exhibitions. No crowds.
Paris becomes the world stage for contemporary art in October with the famous Fiac Art Fair, staged both in Grand Palais and in various gardens in the city. Fiac will be replaced in 2022 by Art Basel Paris.
All year long, Paris contemporary art scene is animated by many art galeries, located mostly in the 4th and 6th arondissements. The most famous are Perrotin, 76 Rue de Turenne in Le Marais and Kamel Mennour, 47, rue Saint-André des Arts on Paris left bank.