The history of modern French sculpture can be easily traced in Paris by a pilgrimage to the Rodin Museum, followed by a visit to the just-reopened Bourdelle Museum (more on that in an upcoming issue of Paris Update), featuring the … Read More
Maria Belza Restaurant
Biarritz in Paris
You won’t see any surfers on Paris’s Canal Saint Martin but you can still get a little taste of Biarritz by the canal at a new restaurant called Maria Belza in honor of two famous seaside sites in Biarritz: the … Read More
Saint Germain en Laye
A Royal Outing with Plebian Pleasures
At the western end of the first Parisian railway, now the RER A rapid transit line, Saint Germain en Laye is 12 miles and a far world away from the hassle and pollution of the capital. Perched above a meander … Read More
Spring has sprung on the left side, while winter hangs on on the right. Photo: Ron Fox
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).
French movies with English subtitles
Lost in Frenchlation presents Divertimento, directed by Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar.
March 29–April 2
PAD, the world’s first design fair when founded in 1998, is still going strong. Pictured above: Remix Gallery of Paris will show at the fair.
Jardin des Tuileries, Paris
Through April 2
Women behind the movie camera
The theme of the Festival International du Film de Femmes de Créteil, whose guests this year will include Nobel prizewinner Annie Ernaux, is “The Road to Emancipation.”
Various venues, Paris & Créteil & online
March 24–April 2
International documentary film festival
Cinéma du Réel presents a diverse range of films and includes two competitions.
Various venues, Paris
Through April 2
Half off your meal
One thousand restaurants in Paris and around France, some with Michelin stars, offer special meals at a 50 percent reduction for the Festival TheFork
Various locations, France
March 30–April 2
Art Paris, celebrating its 25th anniversary, brings together 134 galleries from 25 different countries.
Grand Palais Ephémère, Paris
Free stuff exchange
Help save the environment by recycling stuff at the Giant Free Troc Party swap event. Online registration (required) opens on March 30 at noon.
Académie du Climat, Paris
The work of the finalists of the Festival Résonances, artists between the ages of 15 and 25, will be on show, along with a number of environment-related events.
Fondation GoodPlanet, Paris
Through April 20
Olympic Games tickets
Sign up to buy single-event tickets for the 2024 Paris Olympics.
Festival 100% spotlights up-and-coming artists across a range of disciplines.
La Villette, Paris
Massive book fair
The Festival du Livre brings together publishers, authors and book lovers.
Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris
Through May 15
Road trip through France
“Planète France” is an outdoor exhibition of photographer Loïc Lagarde‘s colorful travel shots of the regions of France, from Montmartre to Mont Saint-Michel.
Bercy Village, Paris
March 25-May 21
Young European photographers
The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers.
March 20-June 21
Le Mois du Dessin becomes Le Printemps du Dessin: exhibitions and workshops highlighting this simple and accessible art form will take place across the country.