Art in Paris this spring; events not to be missed
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More than ever Paris stands out as a world capital of contemporary art and design. With its renowned museums and their incredible collections and its regular art-oriented happenings, the city has become the essential scene for contemporary creativity. Here are some of this spring’s artistic events for you to discover during your stay at the Hotel Auteuil Tour Eiffel...
Upcoming art events
- Art Paris Art Fair; the world’s leading art galleries
Art Paris Art Fair - © Marc Domage, 2018
The 21st edition of the Art Paris Art Fair takes place from April 4th to 7th in the magnificent Grand Palais. More than 150 galleries from around the world display works by the leading lights in modern and contemporary art. The 2019 edition will put female artists in the spotlight.
- Design rendezvous at PAD Paris
A few steps from the Grand Palais, in the Jardin des Tuileries, another highly anticipated event for international art and design lovers and collectors will be held from April 3rd to 7th. An eclectic selection of galleries present work in a variety of artistic disciplines and forms ranging from modern art and contemporary design to indigenous art and from jewellery to ceramics, thereby encouraging dialogue and exchange of ideas among all.
The top 4 must-see Parisian museums near the Hotel Auteuil Tour Eiffel
- The Fondation Louis Vuitton
In just a few years, the Fondation Louis Vuitton has become an essential location for all lovers of modern and contemporary art. With its collections of astonishing richness and the ambitious exhibitions it presents, this art museum and cultural centre has become truly unmissable. This spring, until June 17th, the Fondation is offering an exhibition dedicated to the collection of Samuel Courtauld, an early 20th century English industrialist, art patron and collector. Of course, you can also enjoy the Fondation’s permanent collections.
- The Museum of Modern Art
Since 1961, the Musée d’Art Moderne has presented paintings, photos, sculpture, installations and videos as well as thematic or monographic temporary exhibitions. More than 13,000 works comprise the permanent collection of the museum and highlight the artistic wealth of the 20th and 21st centuries.
- Palais de Tokyo
In the heart of the 16th arrondissement, only 15 minutes from the hotel and just a stone's throw from the Eiffel Tower, the Palais de Tokyo highlights the artists of today. The largest museum in France dedicated to temporary exhibitions of contemporary art invites us to experience art in all its many forms.
- The Marmottan Monet Museum
At the heart of the Musée Marmottan Monet, a must-see museum in the 16th arrondissement, is an incredible collection of Impressionist works, including paintings by Monet, Gauguin, Renoir, Sisley and Degas. The museum also presents superb temporary exhibitions throughout the year. In 2019, discover Oriental Visions, Monet/Fromanger, and Mondrian Figurative.
A few steps from the Bois de Boulogne, in one of the most elegant Parisian neighbourhoods, your Hotel Auteuil Tour Eiffel team welcomes you and is happy to offer advice and recommendations regarding the many artistic events of spring. Art Paris Art Fair, PAD, various art museums ... the opportunities will be plentiful during your stay in Paris! Book your stay as for now.
Photo credit / main photo : © Marc Domage, 2018
Hotel Auteuil Tour Eiffel, a 4-star hotel in the heart of the 16th arrondissement