By The editorial staff · Photos by My B. · Published on June 16, 2022 at 11:42
On the right bank of the Seine, in the heart of the capital, is the Marais district. Boiling with life and cultures, this historic district is full of beautiful exhibitions to discover without delay.
It is one of historic districts most popular in the capital, a place with a rich, lively culture, a place of celebration also known as the gay neighborhood from Paris. Spread on the 3rd and 4th arrondissement of Paristhe Swamp is home to some of the capital’s best-known museums and art venues.
Carnavalet Museum, Cognacq-Jay Museum, Victor Hugo’s House, National Picasso Museum, Magic Museum, Shoah Memorial, European House of Photography, Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation… It’s hard to find a place with a artistic life livelier!
The Marais district is therefore ideal for having fun, walking and learning, whatever the time of year. Are you still hesitating, and you don’t know what to do when you find yourself in this corner of Paris? Here is a small selection ofexhibitions to see in the Marais right now.
This guide is updated regularly, depending on the programming of museums and art places neighborhood. Come back to this page to discover the new exhibitions available.
The exhibitions to see at the moment in the Marais:
The landscape experience, the photo exhibition of the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson
Let’s go on a trip with Henri Cartier-Bresson, and open our eyes: the master of photography is going to give us a lesson in construction. From July 1 to September 25, 2022, come and discover the exhibition of the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation: “The landscape experience”. [Lire la suite]
Madonna 1985 by Kenji Wakasugi: free photo exhibition at the Galerie de l’Instant in Paris
Notice to Madonna fans! The American star photographed by Kenji Wakasugi in 1985 can be discovered and admired at the Galerie de l’Instant in Paris from June 28 to October 2, 2022 on the occasion of an unprecedented and free photo exhibition. [Lire la suite]
Marcel Proust, from the side of the mother, the exhibition at the Museum of Art and History of Judaism
Sponsored – The exhibition “Marcel Proust, on the mother’s side” is the first event in France presenting the writer through the prism of his Jewishness. Paintings, drawings, engravings, books allow you to discover this new subject, through themes touching on family ties and the “worlds” of Proust, as well as his commitments. From April 14 to August 28, 2022 [Lire la suite]
Maya Ruiz-Picasso, our photos of the exhibition at the Picasso Museum
The Picasso Museum is devoting an exhibition to the daughter of the eponymous artist, entitled “Maya Ruiz-Picasso, daughter of Pablo”, from April 19, 2022 to January 1, 2023. [Lire la suite]
Expo “Wild Incursions”: street art invests the Museum of Hunting and Nature, our photos
From April 12 to September 11, 2022, seven street artists take over the different rooms of the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature in Paris to unveil new works on the occasion of the very beautiful exhibition “Incursions sauvage”. [Lire la suite]
Take the tangent, the unusual exhibition that takes us on a journey to the Maif Social Club
Do you have travel desires? The artists of the Maif Social Club too! This is why they are taking us on an extraordinary epic, from February 25 to July 23, 2022. Embark on board the free exhibition “Take the tangent” without delay! [Lire la suite]
Boilly exhibition, Parisian chronicles to see at the Cognacq-Jay museum
A brilliant painter, in love with Paris and its inhabitants, Louis-Léopold Boilly is at the heart of the new exhibition at the Cognacq-Jay museum, to be discovered from February 16 to June 26, 2022. [Lire la suite]
Cabu, drawings from the Rafle du Vel d’Hiv: the free exhibition of the Shoah Memorial
The Shoah Memorial invites us to discover exceptional works, never exhibited since their publication in 1967: Cabu tells us about the Vel d’Hiv roundup. This free exhibition is on view from July 1 to November 7, 2022. [Lire la suite]
The Mutes, Lina Lapelytè’s exhibition-performance at Lafayette Anticipations
Lafayette Anticipations invites art lovers to discover artist Lina Lapelytè’s latest exhibition-performance, The Mutes, from June 23 to July 24, 2022. [Lire la suite]
Germany in the 1920s, the New Objectivity exhibition at the Center Pompidou
Do you know the New Objectivity? The Center Pompidou introduces us to this artistic movement, which developed in Germany in the 1920s, through an unprecedented exhibition to be seen from May 11 to September 5, 2022. [Lire la suite]
The house of Victor Hugo in Paris, a dive into the world of the famous author
The House of Victor Hugo is hidden in Place des Vosges, in the heart of Paris. This museum dedicated to the most famous of French authors allows us to discover the apartment where the artist and his family lived. [Lire la suite]
Season France Portugal 2022: The rest is shadow, the exhibition at the Center Pompidou
As part of the France Portugal Season, the Center Pompidou is devoting an exhibition to three Portuguese artists from cinema, sculpture and photography, Pedro Costa, Rui Chafes and Paulo Nozolino. Entitled The rest is shadow, it is held from June 8 to August 22, 2022. [Lire la suite]
Charles Ray, the new exhibition to discover at the Center Pompidou
The American sculptor Charles Ray takes us into his astonishing universe through an eponymous exhibition, to be discovered at the Center Pompidou from February 16 to June 20, 2022. [Lire la suite]
The Archaeological Crypt of Paris under Notre-Dame Cathedral
The archaeological crypt, located under the forecourt of Notre-Dame in Paris, is a real leap in time. Here is what awaits you during your visit. [Lire la suite]
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Upcoming exhibitions in the area:
Lego exhibition: 90 years of creativity, the anniversary exhibition to discover at the Galerie Joseph
Lego celebrates its 90th birthday! To celebrate this exceptional anniversary, the Danish brand invites us to visit the Lego exhibition at the Galerie Joseph, from July 6 to September 25, 2022. A stroll that should make us fall back into childhood… [Lire la suite]
Parisiennes Citoyennes, the exhibition around the emancipation of women at the Carnavalet Museum
From September 28, 2022 to January 29, 2023, this is an opportunity to explore the history of feminism and women’s rights in Paris, thanks to the new exhibition “Parisiennes citoyennes!” presented by the Carnavalet Museum. [Lire la suite]
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No more doubt possible: the Marais is indeed the liveliest district of the capital! So, shall we go, friends?