Art and Culture

See Italy and Die.
Not a threat, an exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay
17th April 2009

Subtitled "Photography and Painting in 19th-Century Italy", the exhibition show how the beauty and history of the country inspired countless...

Paris Cinéma 2009 – the film festival in Paris,
3rd – 14th July
(eat your heart out Cannes)
15th April 2009

UPDATE: the full programme is just out! Click here to read all the details! For this most Parisian of film...

La Force de l’Art, at the Grand Palais (and elsewhere)
from 24th April – 1st June 2009
14th April 2009

A triennial event organized by the Ministry of Culture and Communication that attempts to explore contemporary French creation. Three curators,...

Mount Athos and the Byzantine Empire,
Treasures of the Holy Mountain,
an exhibition at the Petit Palais
9th April 2009

A large collection of treasures form the Holy Mountain (icons, paintings objects) many of which have never been seen outside...

Jules Verne Festival 2009 from 24th – 26th April
at the ‘Grand Rex’
8th April 2009

Adventurer, your adventure starts here! Getting bigger and more exciting with every passing year, the Jules Verne Festival guarantees a...

One Image May Hide Another,
a new exhibition at the Grand Palais
7th April 2009

...or how Arcimboldo, Raetz and especially Dali played with their images, and us... The king and benefactor - Arcimboldo (more…)

2010 Paris Opera season announced
(with added John Malkovich)
6th April 2009

Opera, ballet, concerts, Puccini, Strauss, Mozart, Wagner, Verdi, Britten, Janáček... and John Malkovich! All the details of the new season......

The May Art Fair 2009
11th – 17th November January May
3rd April 2009

In this sweet little art fair for painters, photographers, sculptors etc. you might well come across our friend Yury Toroptsov...

Villette Sonique Festival 2009
27th – 31st May
2nd April 2009

An astutely-programmed part-outdoors electronic and rock music festival! photo : ciaba., used under cc licence (more…)

Court Pomp and Royal Ceremony,
an exhibition at the Château de Versailles
1st April 2009

Court Dress in Europe, 1650-1800, with over 200 exhibits (dress, jewels, pictures)... photo by skywaaker uses under cc licence (more…)