Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Mother and son in the Alpine Garden in the Jardin des Plantes. © Paris Update

What's Happening in Paris This Week

For full details about an event, click on the title to visit the official Web site (in English when available).

October 18-21

Monster contemporary art fair

Nearly 200 galleries show their wares at FIAC.

Grand Palais, Paris

October 17-21

Asian art

Asia Now: 30 contemporary galleries showing work by Asian artists. Above: “The Autumn Wind in the Hollow,” by He Sen,

9, av. Hoche, Paris

October 18-21

Art Brut

Another kind of art at the Outsider Art Fair.

Hotel du Duc, Paris

October 17-21

Art in a townhouse

Paris Internationale: a contemporary art fair in a Parisian townhouse.

11, Rue Beranger, Paris

October 18-21

Young international artists

Youth takes precedence at the YIA Art Fair.

Carreau du Temple, Paris

October 18-22

Art on the Champs

Art Élysées: 100 modern and contemporary art and design galleries in tents on the world’s most famous boulevard.

Champs Elysées, Paris

October 10-November 30

Over and over again

The festival Vertigo Replay features films in which repetition plays a key role, like Vertigo, Groundhog Day and Happy Death Day.

Forum des Images

Through October 20

Shakespeare condensed

The British collective Forced Entertainment presents Table Top Shakespeare: all of Shakespeare (in English) – 36 plays – in under 36 hours over a period of nine days.

Théâtre de la Ville-Espace Cardin, Paris

Through October 27

New art fair

Twenty galleries will show the work of their artists.

Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris

Through December 8

Cultures of the world onstage

Music, dance, theater and ritual performances from around the world at the Festival de l’Imaginaire.

Various locations, Paris

October 24-30

Film festival for kiddies

Mon Premier Festival features some 400 screenings, premiers and more for kids aged two and up.

Various locations, Paris

Through October 18

Works in progress

For the festival Fragment(s), 12 theater and dance companies present works in progress.

Various locations, Paris and Mains d’Œuvres, Saint Ouen

Through December 31

Contemporary arts festival

The Festival d’Automne presents leading talents in art, dance, film, theater and more from around the world.

Various venues, Paris & Île de France

October 18

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Un Peuple et Son Roi (One Nation, One King), directed by Pierre Schoeller.

Luminor Hôtel de Ville, Paris