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Exhibition in Paris in may- Art-Afrique-Louis-Vuitton

What’s on in Paris in May 2017 : Art Exhibitions, Events, activities

by stillinparis

In May, many events and exhibitions will take place in Paris with in particular the new exhibition of the internationally known Fondation Vuitton or the famous European Museum Night. To help you organize your trip to Paris, we give you the can’t miss events.

Don’t miss Art Exhibitions in May 2017 in Paris

Fondation Vuitton – Art/Afrique, le nouvel atelier

Exhibition in Paris in may- Art-Afrique-Louis-Vuitton

Exhibition in Paris in may- Art-Afrique at Louis-Vuitton

From April 26th to August 28th, the Fondation Vuitton  welcomes two new exhibitions dedicated to the African Art :

The exhibition les initiés will present, for the first time in Paris, some art works from the Jean Pigozzi’s contemporary art collection.

The exhibition Être là will complete this first exhibition and will be dedicated to one of the most dynamic country of the continent : South Africa.

Simultaneously, the Fondation Vuitton will offer different kind of events about music, literature and cinema.

Bois de Boulogne, 8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, 75116 Paris



For the first time in Paris, The Grand Palais presents the Al Thani’s collection and relates the history of the indian’s jeweller’s craft, from the moghole period to today.

This exhibition will offer you the opportunity to discover more than 270 historical works between art works, spectacular jewels or even renown gem.

3, avenue du Général Eisenhower 75008 Paris


Things to do in Paris in May 2017 in Family

Marin d’eau douce

With this beautiful weather, Marin d’eau douce offers you the opportunity to take your family out in a beautiful boat on the Seine river.

You don’t need to have any licence to sail with those boats.

37 Quai de Seine, 75019 Paris


Cité des Sciences

From April 19th to August 20th, The cité des sciences welcomes a new exhibition for kids (2 to 7 years old) dedicated to animal babies.

A part from this exhibition, the cité des sciences  is a perfect place to spend a day with your kids with their constant exhibitions.

Cité des sciences et de l’industrie – 30, avenue Corentin-Cariou – 75019 Paris.


Read more about visiting Paris in May.


Special events in Paris in May 2017


On May 20th, the long-awaited european museum night will come back in Paris for its 13th edition.

On this night, you will have the opportunity to discover the museums of the city in a different way, at night and, for the majority of the museums, freely.

Moreover, an important number of activities will be organized by the museums of the city.


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