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David Hockney’s The Yosemite Suite at the Galerie Lelong, 30th May – 13th July 2017

Art and Culture

The 21st June sees a new retrospective of David Hockney’s work opening at the Pompidou Centre. In the meantime the Galerie Lelong is showing Hockney’s series of landscapes created on an iPad (as always) during a visit to the Yosemite National Park.

Here’s all the info.

Exposition The Yosemite Suite de David Hockney à la Galerie Lelong jusqu'au 13 juillet 2017

Courtesy of the artist / Galerie Lelong, Paris

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The Sacred Stone of the Māori exhibition
at the Quai Branly Museum
until 1st October 2017

Art and Culture

This new exhibition at the Quai Branly Museum near our hotels explores the use of jade in New Zealand, its magical properties and its links with the Māori people.

Here’s all the info.

© Kura Pounamu marketing images Te Papa

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Museum Night 2017 on the Left Bank
Saturday 20th May

Art and Culture

One of our favourite events of the year is happening tonight! During Museum Night (la Nuit des Musées) almost all of the city’s museums stay open late and have special events on offer.

And almost all of this is completely free! Here are all the details.

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The Carré Rive Gauche celebrates its
40th anniversary, 18th May – 3rd June 2017

Art and Culture

Le Carré Rive Gauche, a collective of galleries from the area near our hotels, is celebrating its 40th anniversary with an “ExtraORdinary” event (“or” being gold, of course).

Over the two weeks of celebrations you’ll be able to see some astonishing exhibitions, incredible objects and surprising artists!

Here’s all the info.
Le Carré Rive Gauche fête ses 40 ans du 18 mai au 3 juin 2017 (lire la suite / continue reading)


The HSBC Photography Prize winner at the Galerie Esther Woerdehoff until 10th June 2017

Art and Culture, Photography

Laura Pannack & Mélanie Wenger are the two winners of the this year’s Prix HSBC pour la Photographie, and you can see some photos by both of them at the Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, very close to our hotels.

Here’s all the info.

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The Saint-Germain-des-Prés Jazz Festival
until 22nd May 2017

Art and Culture

The jazz festival that gives the whole area around our hotels an extra zing is back!

Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés has a whole host of concerts of course, but also special evening events, a section for upcoming talents, concerts specially tailored to children, jazz talks and more.

Here’s all the info.
Festival Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés <br>jusqu'au 22 mai 2017 (lire la suite / continue reading)


Quartier du Livre festival, 17th-24th May 2017 and Portraits d’écrivains exhibition, 10th-30th May 2017

Art and Culture

The 5th arrondissement is once again celebrating literature and books with Quartier du Livre, a literary festival for which the Hôtel des Grands Hommes is a partner.

There’s also a book-related photo exhibition called Portraits d’écrivains which is being presented at the same time very close to all our hotels!

Here’s all the info.
Festival Quartier du Livre du 17 au 24 mai 2017 et Portraits d'écrivains du 10 au 30 mai 2017 (lire la suite / continue reading)


Maurice Denis & Eugène Delacroix exhibition at the Delacroix Museum until 28th August 2017

Art and Culture

A new exhibition at the Delacroix Museum, very close to our hotels, is dedicated to painter Maurice Denis, a fervent and sincere admirer of Delacroix’s work, and far from the only one…

Here’s all the info.

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Dalida exhibition at the Palais Galliera
until 13th August 2017

Art and Culture

Although non-French speakers might not know her, Dalida was a huge star in France in the 70s and 80s, both a singer and actress who passed into legend when depression tragically caused her to commit suicide.

This new exhibition takes a look at her wardrobe, the subject of a large new donation to Paris’ fashion museum, the Palais Galliera, by her brother.

Here’s all the info.

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The National Geographic Legend exhibition
at the Jardin des Plantes
3rd May – 18th September 2017

Art and Culture

A new exhibition in the Jardin des Plantes, just a few minutes away from our hotels, celebrates the incredible photography of the venerable magazine National Geographic.

Over 100 emblematic photos and six new videos are being presented in the exceptional setting of the Galerie de Minéralogie.

Here’s all the info.

Exposition La légende National Geographic au Jardin des Plantes du 3 mai au 18 septembre 2017

© National Geographic Chris Johns

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