5 Love It
Save it

Spring exhibitions in Paris

Our pick of the art shows in the French capital this spring, from Italian photographer Ugo Malas to the evolution of Barbie®.

© Les Arts Décoratifs / photo : Jean Tholance
« L’Eden », papier peint panoramique, Joseph Fuchs, Manufacture Desfossé, 1861

What better way to banish any lingering winter greyness than with a plunge into the new crop of exhibitions blooming around Paris in springtime? These gorgeous offerings include big-name shows and fun little off-beat gems in every corner of the city, drawing you to discover new galleries, new artists, and probably have a good few coffees or a bit of window-shopping on your way.

So read on for our selection of spring exhibitions in Paris, divided into painting, photography and mixed media. And have a ball!


Drawing Now Paris 2016

Drawing Now Paris 2016

A special tenth edition of Drawing Now Paris – the city’s annual contemporary drawing fair – takes place from March 30-April 3 2016 at the Carreau du Temple.

Mixed media

Art Paris 2016

Art Paris 2016

Paris’s vast springtime art fair Art Paris makes a grand return to the Grand Palais.