Museums in Paris this summer, Where to go? What to see?

If despite the strikes, riots or whatever happen, you plan to go to visit some Museums in Paris this summer, here are some exhibitions for contemporary art you should go to:

Through September 25th, 2016

Guan Xiao “Weather Forecast”

MAM -Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris-
through July 17th

Jan Dibbets “Pandora’s box”

The Musée d’Art moderne has called on Jan Dibbets – whose own contribution to Conceptual art was decisive – for a reinterpretation of the history of photography from its invention up to the present day

Jan Dibbets interviewed by Fabrice Hergott (in English)

Jan Dibbets et Fabrice Hergott | La boite de… by paris_musees

Palais de Tokyo

from 23/06/2016 through 11/09/2016
Mika Rottenberg

mika rottenberg



Michel Houellebecq


Marguerite Humeau

David Ryan & Jérôme Joy

Beaubourg/Centre Georges Pompidou

do not try to understand their website, too complicate!

through February 2017

The Westreich Wagner Collection

On display, 150 pieces promised as a donation to Beaubourg by the couple of art collectors from New York.

Fondation Cartier
July 2nd, 2016 through January 8, 2017
“The Great Animal Orchestra”

fondation cartier
View of the exhibition  © TALLER | MauricioRocha + GabrielaCarrillo |

The Great Animal Orchestra, inspired by the work of American musician and bioacoustician, Bernie Krause. The exhibition brings together the work of artists from all over the world and invites the public to enjoy an aesthetic meditation, both aural and visual, on the animal kingdom, which is increasingly under threat in today’s modern world.


Featuring:  Pierre Bodo, Cai Guo-Qiang, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Raymond Depardon, Bernie Krause, JP Mika, Manabu Miyazaki, Moke, Claudine Nougaret, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Christian Sardet, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Shiro Takatani, TALLER Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo, Tara Océans, Cyprien Tokoudagba, United Visual Artists, Agnès Varda, Adriana Varejão.

La Maison Rouge
From July 8th through Sept; 18th, 2016

Boris Chouvellon courtesy La Maison rouge
Boris Chouvellon courtesy La Maison rouge

Nicolas Darrot & Boris Chouvellon