Paris Update Events 14.10.2020

Links to events happening this week in Paris

October 22-25

Multidisciplinary art fair

Galleries, publishers, fashion collectives, art publishers and experimental music labels will take over 15 private and public spaces in the about-to-be-renovated Paris hotel for the Salon de Normandy by The Community.

Normandy Hotel, Paris

October 22-29

Storefront art

Paris Internationale: a contemporary art fair with 26 galleries in a vacant grocery store.

12 rue de Montyon, 75009 Paris

October 15-20

Solo shows

Talented young artists display their work in solo shows across several locations during the UrbanArtFair. Free admission.

10, 18 & 19 rue de Turenne, Paris

October 21-24

Asian art

Asia Now: 30 contemporary galleries showing work by Asian artists. Above: One of Ma Haijiao’s ecological pieces © the artist and Tabula Rasa Gallery.

9, av. Hoche, Paris

October 21-30

Outsider art

Signed works by 42 artists, including the famous and the more underground, are available at the Outsider Art Fair.

Atelier Richelieu, Paris

October 28-31

Celebrating culture

Artists practicing a range of different crafts illustrate the importance of the cultural patrimony during the International Heritage Fair.

Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

October 16-18

Celebrating France’s architecture

The Ministry of Culture’s Journées Nationales de l’Architecture aims to bring French people closer to their country’s finest contemporary architecture.

Various locations throughout France

October 18 & 25

Examining history

Revolutions and revolts are the theme of the Arab Cultural Institute’s Journées de l’Histoire.

Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris

Through June 2021

Discovering art history

Learn how to appreciate and analyze art in its historical context in a range of masterclasses offered by Les Paris de l’Art 2020/21.

Various locations, Paris & Online

Through October 31

French food frenzy

A celebration of gourmet French food, as seen by scientists, chefs and artists, complete with tastings, at the Cité de la Gastronomie Paris-Rungis. 

La Villette, Paris

Through October 18

Learning with food

La Semaine du Goût returns for a week of events for young people on the value of food – from the traditions associated with it to the importance of a balanced diet.

Various locations, Paris

October 15-25

Cinema in the time of Covid

Films completed during the pandemic are screened in solidarity with the film industry for Le Cinéma Comme Il Va. 

Centre Pompidou, Paris

October 21-27

Film festival for kiddies

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

Various locations, Paris

October 23-November 1

Autumn shopping fair

Find housewares, food and seasonal shopping at this year’s Foire d’Automne.

Paris Expo, Paris

Through October 25

Festival of Jewelry

Designers, artists, photographers and historians come together to explore jewelry in France and beyond for Parcours Bijoux.

Various locations, Paris

Through November 13

Melodrama on film

For Tant qu’Il y Aura du Mélo, the melodrama or “women’s film” is reassessed in a new light.

Forum des images, Paris

November 7

LGBT+ Pride

LGBT in the streets. The annual Paris Pride Parade has been postponed to November 7, 2020.


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 15

French film with English subtitles

Lost In Frenchlation presents a double bill: LUX ÆTERNA and IЯЯƎVƎЯSIBLƎ, both directed by Gaspard Noé.

Luminor Hôtel de Ville, Paris

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