Paris Update Events 16.11.2022

Links to events happening this week in Paris

November 17

Calling all naked art lovers

Special visits to the exhibition “Hyperréalisme: Ceci n’Est Pas un Corps” are scheduled for nudists only by the Fédération Française de Naturisme and the Association des Naturistes de Paris.

Musée Maillol, Paris

November 17

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents  Novembre, directed by Léopold Legrand.

Luminor Hotel de Ville, Paris

November 11-17

World cinema festival

Recent fiction films on political and social issues are screened at the annual Un État du Monde festival.

Forum des Images, Paris

November 19

Book launch

Everyone is invited to the launch of Paris The Right Bank–A Flaneur’s Guide. RSVP via the contact form on

La Belle Hortense, Paris

Through November 19

Actor, inventor

Retrospective of the films of the brainy and beautiful Hedy Lamarr.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

November 3-19

Focus on photos in Saint Germain

Festival Photo Saint Germain: Special photo shows in Left Bank galleries, museums, cultural centers and bookshops.

Various locations, Paris

Through November 20

Emerging artists

The Île-de-France department presents creative projects by emerging artists who received funding from the Fonds Régional pour les Talents Émergents (FoRTE): Les 24H de la Création.

Frac. Romainville

November 16-20

DIY assistance

Are you into tufting, scrapbooking or embroidery? You might want to attend the Salon Créations & Savoir-Faire.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

November 18-20

Open studios

The cutting-edge artists of the collective Mezzanine Nord open the doors of their studios in a former industrial site in Pantin to the public.

14, ave. Édouard Vaillant, Pantin

November 18-20

Foodies on foot

ParisLocal introduces participants to some of Paris’s best eco-responsible food artisans and shops. Sign up for events

Various locations, Paris

November 18-20

Crafts fair

Artists and artisans sell their handmade objects at the Salon Ob’Art.

Espace des Blancs Manteaux, Paris

November 18-20

Take to the streets

Street culture, fashion and art are on show during the Urban Influence event.

Ellia Art Gallery, Paris

November 14-21

Indie, rock, electro

The Pitchfork Music Festival puts the spotlight on the indie music scene.

Various locations, Paris

November 18-21

Open studios in Montmartre

Artists open their studios to the public for Portes Ouvertes d’Anvers Aux Abbesses.

Various locations in Montmartre

Through November 27

World music

Music and dance from around the globe are featured during Ville des Musiques du Monde.

Various locations, Paris

November 9-27

Jewish world music

Concerts of Jewish/Yiddish music, from Yemen blues to Andalusian soul at the Festival Jazz’N’Klezmer.

Various locations, Paris & other French cities

November 17-27

Poetry festival

Readings, concerts, performances and more with writers and experts at Festival Paris en Toutes Lettres.

Maison de la Poésie and other locations, Paris

November 24-27

Independent winemakers’ fair

French winemakers bring their vintages to Paris for the 40th annual Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendants.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

Through November 28

Master filmmaker

Retrospective of the work of the great Akira Kurosawa.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

November 19-29

LGBTQI+ film

Chéries Chéris, Paris’s international LGBTQI+ film festival, returns.

MK2, Paris

Through December 11


The festival Photo Days brings photography shows to 100 venues, including galleries, museums and festivals.

Various locations, Paris and environs

November 18-December 24

African music and film

The Africolor cultural festival puts African music in the spotlight.

Various venues, Paris suburbs

Through December 31

Temporary cultural center

The massive former Tati department store at Barbès has been turned into a temporary cultural center – complete with art gallery, radio station, library, workshops and cafeteria – by the Union de la Jeunesse Internationale.

Various locations, Paris


Holiday markets

Mulled wine and gifts galore: a full list of holiday markets in Paris.

Various locations, Paris

Through December 31

Free outdoor concerts

Free music in the bandstands of Paris’s parks and gardens for Kiosques en Fête.

Various locations, Paris

November 17-January 10

The lights go on

A list of all the holiday illuminations in Paris. The most famous, on the Champs-Élysées. will go on Nov. 20 at 5pm.

Various locations, Paris

December 1-January 31

Olympic Games tickets

Sign up during this two-month window if you want to buy tickets for the 2024 Paris Olympics.


Through February 9, 2022

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

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