Paris Update Events 6.10.2021

Links to events happening this week in Paris

October 6-10

Montmartre grape harvest

Montmartre goes all out to celebrate the Fête des Vendanges, with a parade, exhibitions, workshops, concerts, special menus in restaurants, wine tastings, a ball and more.

Various locations, Paris

October 6-10

Science film festival

The free Atmophères Festival presents 20 fiction and documentary films dealing with a variety of science-related topics, plus exhibitions, virtual reality demos, and conferences.

Various locations, Courbevoie and La Défense

October 8-10

Open art studios

Artists and collectives of Montreuil open their doors to the public for Portes Ouvertes des Ateliers d’Artistes.

Montreuil, Île-de-France

October 12-16

Italiano in Paris

Italian culture is on show around the city for the Festival Italien à Paris 2021.

Various locations, Paris

October 15-17

Celebrating France’s architecture

The Journées Nationales de l’Architecture aims to bring French people closer to their country’s finest contemporary architecture. The 2021 theme is “living together”. Above: an innovative co-living unit in Romainville © Clément Guillaume.

Various locations throughout France

October 8-9

Celebrating photojournalism

Screenings of the best in photojournalism from the past year will be shown at La Villette during Visa Pour l’Image.

La Villette, Paris

October 8-24

Festival of Movement

Performance, dance and moving images come together as vehicles to discuss today’s sociopolitical quandaries at Move 2021.

Centre Pompidou, Paris

October 11-17

Learning with food

La Semaine du Goût returns for a week of events for young people on the value of food – from the heritage meals can carry to the importance of a balanced diet.

Various locations, Paris

Through October 16

Cinema’s Lone Wolf

A retrospective of the works of American screenwriter, director, novelist and producer Richard Brooks, notoriously protective of his creative control.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

October 23-November 1

Autumn shopping fair

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

Paris Expo, Paris

October 6

Paris through a writer’s eyes

The Pavilion de l’Arsenal presents a premier of five new episodes of Le Grand Paris des Écrivains, in which writers discuss a place in Paris which is significant to them.

Pavilion de l’Arsenal, Paris

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

Through November 21

Focus on graphic design

The Biennale International de Design Graphique Chaumont is a four-month festival of workshops, group discussions, concerts and conferences on the subject of graphic design.

Various locations, Paris

October 28-31

Multimedia art festival

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

Carousel du Louvre, Paris

Through October 10

Candlelit Chateau

Every Saturday, the Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte is lit by 2,000 candles for the Soirées aux Chandelles.

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Île-de-France

Through January 16

Fashion meets film

Some of cinema’s most iconic costumes along with the films in which they appeared will be on show at Cinémathèque, selected by a legend of haute-couture for Cinémode Par Jean-Paul Gaultier.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through November 7

New views of Paris

The Saint-Jacques Tower in Paris’s 4th arrondissement has recently reopened. Climb the tower to see panoramic views of the city.

Square de la Tour Saint-Jacques, Paris

Through October 13

Natural history

Artists’ covers for an imagined Paris magazine modeled on The New Yorker chart the history of Paris’s Jardin des Plantes museum for the exhibition The Parisianer, Chroniques du Muséum.

Jardin des Plantes, Paris

October 27-31

Art of today and tomorrow

Le Salon d’Automne’s festival presents contemporary art in all disciplines

2 Pavillons, avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris

October 10

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Eiffel, directed by Martin Bourboulon.

Club de L’Étoile, Paris


Save the Musée de l’Éventail

A crowdfunding campaign is underway to help save the Musée de l’Éventail, Paris’s museum of fans and fan-making.


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