When to travel to France? Where to go in France? Here is a list of Art events in France you might be interested in.
A small “*” appearing next to the event means it is free ! Yay!
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Salon du Dessin – international art fair specialized in drawings, happening in Paris, Palais Brogniart
Drawing Now – international art fair specialized in contemporary drawings, happening in Paris, Carreau du Temple
Art Paris Art Fair – international art fair, happening in Paris, Grand Palais
Pad Paris Art Design – international art fair of design, happening in Paris, Tuileries
Mois de la Photo – Photography month, events happening allover the Paris region, organized by La Maison Européenne de la Photographie
Do Disturb Festival – Contemporary art festival (performance, dance, music, theater), happening in Paris, Palais de Tokyo
European Museum Night* – La nuit des musées, organized in several countries in Europe, a selection of museums and institutions are free and open late during the night
Salon de Montrouge* – a festival dedicated to young artists, anyone can participate there are no limits of age, medium, education. Happening in Montrouge, near Paris you can take the metro there
l’Été photographique – another photography festival, smaller in scale and fees, happening in Lectoure, a small town in the south-west of France. Several exhibitions located in various spaces in the city
La Biennale de Lyon – major exhibition happening in Lyon, presented at the MAC and several places in the city
European Heritage Days* – Le journées Européennes du Patrimoine, a selection of classified heritage monuments is opened to the public on these two days only, happening allover France and Europe
FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain – the most important and famous art fair in France, happening in Paris, at the Grand Palais
FAB Festival International des Arts de Bordeaux – a young multi-disciplinary art festival happening allover the city of Bordeaux
Paris Photo – International art fair specialized in photography, happening in Paris, at the Grand Palais
Nuit Blanche* – free art festival happening allover Paris during one night, website will be updated when it is online
Galeristes – art fair of Parisian galleries organized by collectors, happening in Paris, Carreau du Temple
Marcel Duchamp Prize – an exhibition of the runner-up artists is presented at the Centre Pompidou