Any great exhibits in Paris now?

Jan 8th, 2006, 03:46 AM
Original Poster
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 90
Any great exhibits in Paris now?

I have a day there this Wednesday, and figure I can fit one museum in. Having been there several times, dont need to do the general stuff. Is there any great exhibit currently on?
g2g is offline  
Jan 8th, 2006, 06:22 AM
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 1,583
The Willy Ronis photo exhibit at the Hotel de Ville sounds excellent! I found details of it at Admission is free and the hours are Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. through February 18.
Images2 is offline  
Jan 8th, 2006, 08:33 AM
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 183
Here the list of the three exhibits I visited last month. They are still going on.

Mélancolie, Génie et Folie en Occident (my favorite, it illustrated throught a great varieties of medium and style the history of melancholy throught the centuries) it is a Le Grand Palais.

Klimt, Schiele, Moser, Kokoschka in Vienna 1900. The birth of expressiomisn, also in Le Grand Palais.

L'Homme Paré at the Musé des Arts Décoratifs. Very interesting and funny exhibitf about men's costume and clothes from Louis XIV to today.

If you buy the Pariscope upon your arrival I am certain you will find others. Bon voyage.
LuckyLuc is offline  
Jan 8th, 2006, 10:03 AM
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 45,643
You can also check - plug in Paris and the type of exhibits you're interested in and it will give you a comprehensive listing.
StCirq is online now  
Jan 8th, 2006, 11:21 AM
Original Poster
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 90
Is the grand palais the one that was just renovated?
g2g is offline  
Jan 8th, 2006, 11:30 AM
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 8,862
Petit Palais is the one just renovated. There's a blurb in the Economist on this. (Check the Cities Guide.)

The Melancolie exhibition will close on Jan. 16 (I think) and the one on the Austrians closes a week later. I just reserved my tickets for both a few days ago.

Check for details.

Thanks for the reminder on the Ronis exhibition. NYT reviewed it a few months ago.
111op is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:58 AM.