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Joris-Karl Huysmans exhibition at Musée d’Orsay

From 26th of November until 1st of March 2020, the exhibition of the little known but extraordinary 19th century writer and art critic Joris-Karl Huysmans will be held at the Musée d’Orsay. Somewhat misunderstood by the general public in his day made him fade away into obscurity over the years. His contribution to the artistic press and the aesthetic debate was as decisive as the impact of his novel “à rebours”. With this exhibition we can once again discover the leading role Huysmans had in the world of art and how he navigated the various artistic currents of the late 19th century, from Degas to Grünewald.

Nous les Arbres, Fondation Cartier (from 12th July to 10th November)

Nous les Arbres (“Us, the trees”) is an incredible exhibition combining nature, contemporary art, philosophy and science altogether. This exhibition is the result of scientists and artists, sharing the same affection for nature, and exchanging thoughts to finally highlight important environmental issues whilst promoting the beauty of these threatened living creatures. Drawings, paintings, photographs, films and installations from artists coming from all over the world will be the subject of this exhibition which promises to be as fascinating as it is revealing.

Women’s World Cup 2019

The FIFA Women’s World Cup takes place in France this year! The Parc des Princes will celebrate the opening of this session with a match between France and South Korea and it is the Stade de Lyon that will close this unique event that brings all the countries together in a joyful and festive atmosphere!

The moon. From real travel to imaginary journeys

On the occasion of the 50 years anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon, the Grand Palais offers to the public a trip to our satellite through an exhibition entitled “The Moon. From real travel to imaginary journeys”.
The public will embark on a voyage to our satellite with this exhibition taking place from 3 April to 22 July 2019, through artworks and objects offering real and imaginary perspectives on the Moon. In a journey across time and space, this exhibition is a chance to relive the long history linking humans to the Moon, from Antiquity to modern times and from Europe to Africa to the Arab world to the Far East.

“Doisneau and Music” Exhibition

Lovers of photography and the Paris of yesteryear, “Doisneau et la musique” will transport you on a joyful journey through half a century of music in Paris and its suburbs, under the humanist eye of Robert Doisneau. From popular dances to brass bands and cabarets, discover the jazz musicians and stars of the time. This exhibition, featuring Moriarty’s soundtrack, is being held at the Philharmonie of Paris until April 28, 2019.

Sherlock Holmes and the Boscombe Valley’s mystery – Theatre Show

Travel back in time to 1888 with Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson who are investigating the death of Charles Mac McCarthy. Take part in the inquiry in this one-hour immersive show mixing suspense and ‘British’ humour at the Grand Point-Virgule theatre until 31 March 2019 – Fridays (19:00), Saturdays (17:00) and Sundays (16:00).

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