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Daimyō, Lords of War in Japan
at the Guimet Museum and Palais de Tokyo
15th February – 13th May 2018

Art and Culture

The Guimet Museum is collaborating with the Palais de Tokyo for the first time ever by presenting the exhibition Daimyō, Lords of War in Japan, an exceptional collection of ceremonial armour that belonged to powerful governors in Japan between the 12th and 19th centuries.

Here’s all the info.

Exposition Daimyo, Seigneurs de la guerre au Japon au Musée Guimet et au Palais de Tokyo du 15 février au 13 mai 2018

© RMN-Grand Palais (MNAAG, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier

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Lovers photo exhibition
at la Belle Juliette until 3rd May 2018

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It’s Valentine’s Day and the Hotel and Spa la Belle Juliette is celebrating love with a modern, contemporary selection of black and white photos!

The event is organised by our friends at the Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, with the collaboration of the Thierry Bigaignon Gallery and the Sit Down Gallery, with photos from Catherine Balet, Elliott Erwitt, Flore, René Groebli, Léon Herschtritt, Jason Langer and Karlheinz Weinberger.

Here’s all the info.

Exposition Amoureux à la Belle Juliette jusqu'au 3 mai 2018

© Elliott Erwitt, courtesy Galerie Esther Woerdehoff

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Naoki Urasawa exhibition
atHôtel de Ville, 13th February – 31st March 2018

Art and Culture

As part of  Tandem Paris-Tokyo 2018, a whole year of cultural events happening between Paris and Tokyo, the Paris city council and the Angoulême Festival present an exhibition of the art of Naoki Urasawa, the master of manga who many say changed the history of the genre.

And it’s free! Here’s all the info.
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Corot – the painter and his models exhibition
at the Marmottan Museum
8th February – 8th July 2018

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You may  have seen the famous landscape works of Impressionist master Camille Corot, but this new exhibition shows a part of his work that is much less well-known – his portraits.

It’s actually the first Corot exhibition in Paris for over 20 years, so you shouldn’t miss it!

Here’s all the info.
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1,001 Orchids exhibition at the Jardin des Plantes, 8th February – 5th March 2018

Art and Culture

Here it comes, the sixth edition of Mille et une Orchidées (1,001 Orchids) at the Jardin des Plantes, super close to our hotels, and this year there a re couple of new elements, like a cascade of Phalaenopsis going down the main rock of the greenhouse, and a sound & light show in the grotto!

Here’s all the info.

Exposition Mille et une Orchidées au Jardin des Plantes du 8 février au 5 mars 2018

© MNHN – Bruno Jay

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David Bowie record sleeve exhibition at the Maison de la Radio until 15th March 2018

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The record archive at Radio France (that provides our national, state-owned radio stations) is commemorating the death of David Bowie two years ago with an exhibition of his record sleeves, both those of his albums and his live concerts.

And it’s free! Here’s all the info.
Exposition de pochettes de David Bowie à la Maison de la Radio jusqu'au 15 mars 2018 (lire la suite / continue reading)


Ciné Boréal | Short films at the swimming pool,
3rd February at the Butte-aux-Cailles pool

Art and Culture

Quirky events in Paris don’t get much quirkier than this – an evening’s showing of short films at an outdoor public swimming pool not far from our hotels, where you can watch from a deckchair or actually in the water, with special extra heating to keep you all toasty!

Here’s all the info and trailers!
Ciné Boréal | Courts métrages à la Piscine samedi 3 février à la Piscine de la Butte aux Cailles (lire la suite / continue reading)


The Dutch in Paris exhibition
at the Petit Palais, 6th February – 13th May 2018

Art and Culture

With 115 works borrowed from the biggest museums in the Netherlands, and in collaboration with the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam and the RKD in The Hague, the Petit Palais presents the first large-scale exhibition in France looking at Dutch painters in Paris, from the time of Napoleon to the beginning of the 20t century.

Here’s all the info.

Exposition Les Hollandais à Paris au Petit Palais du 6 février au 13 mai 2018

© Collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

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Russian literature weekend at the town hall for the 5th arrondissement, 3rd & 4th February 2018

Art and Culture

Just minutes from our hotels, the 9th European Days of Russian Books and Literature is a two-day event that this year is spotlighting « female authors and heroines in Russian literature ».

Here’s all the info.
Les Journées du Livre Russe à la Mairie du 5ème le 3 et 4 février 2018 (lire la suite / continue reading)


Paintings From Afar exhibition
at the Quai Branly Museum
30th January – 28th October 2018

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When you think of the Quai Branly Museum near our hotels, known for its ethnic collections, you don’t necessarily think immediately of paintings.

This new exhibition – Paintings From Afar – might surprise you then. It’s the first time that the museum has put on show its collection of paintings, with more than 130 presented, revealing the evolution of the Western perception of distant and not-so-distant populations, societies and territories over the centuries.

Here’s all the info.

Exposition Peintures des lointains au Musée du Quai Branly du 30 janvier au 28 octobre 2018

© Claude Germain

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