The events of September 2023 in Paris
15 SEPTEMBER TO 21 JANUARY 2024 – NICOLAS DE STAËL, WHAT’S NEW?
We thought we knew everything about Nicolas de Staël, a major figure in the post-war French art scene. Twenty years after the great retrospective that the Centre Pompidou had dedicated to him, the “comet painter” – he tragically disappeared in 1955 after fifteen years of career – is brought back to light by the Museum of Modern Art, which promises “a new look at [his] work”. and about fifty works shown for the first time in a French museum.
- MAM. 11, avenue du Président Wilson, 16th. www.mam.paris.fr
FROM SEPTEMBER 10 – OPENING TO THE PUBLIC OF THE DOMAINE DE JEAN-CLAUDE BRIALY
In 1959, comedian Jean-Claude Brialy acquired this estate where he regularly went until his death in 2007. There he received Romy Schneider, Barbara, François Truffaut… We visit the park, part of this house built on the ruins of a 12th century castle, furnished and decorated as of the time of Jean-Claude Brialy. In outbuildings, an exhibition room has been set up and the actor’s private cinema hosts a small theatre with a rich cultural program.
- Rue Thiers, in Monthyon, 77. www.meaux-marne-ourcq.com
OPENING IN SEPTEMBER – COMMUNAL
Communale, the largest food court in Ile-de-France – a 13,000 m2 space set up in a century-old Alstom train factory – will soon open its doors in the heart of the booming Saint-Ouen Docks, bordering the north of Paris. In addition to delighting good consciences (a market, kiosks, bars), this new “common and unusual place” will offer them an event space and workspaces, meetings and reflection unparalleled.
- Communal. 10, rue de l’Hippodrome, 93, Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine
FROM 20 SEPTEMBER – MAISON GAINSBOURG
The home of the famous artist Serge Gainsbourg, located at 5 bis, rue de Verneuil, opens to the visit, as well as the museum dedicated to him, which is opposite, 14 rue de Verneuil. At this last address you also expect a bookshop-shop and the Gainsbarre (coffee during the day and piano bar at night).
- Gainsbourg House. 5 bis et 14 rue de Verneuil, 7e. www.maisongainsbourg.fr
SEPTEMBER 20 – APRIL 7 – FASHION AND SPORT FROM PODIUM TO PODIUM
This exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs explores the links between fashion and sport since antiquity. To see: pieces of clothing and accessories, photographs, sketches, magazines, posters, paintings, sculptures, videos.
- Musée des Arts décoratifs. 107, rue de Rivoli, 1er. https://madparis.fr
SEPTEMBER 14 – 24 – SALON DES BEAUX ARTS
Each year, this exhibition presents more than a hundred works: engraving, illustration, installation, paper, painting, performance, photography, sculpture, ceramic and textile sculpture.
- Les Cordeliers Refectory. 15, rue de l’École de Médecine, 6e. www.salondesbeauxarts.com
21 TO 24 SEPTEMBER – CAZOO OPEN DE FRANCE
The Cazoo Open de France is an important golf tournament.
In 2022, the winner was the Italian Guido Migliozzi.
- Golf National, 2 Golf Avenue, Guyancourt, 78. www.ffgolf.org https://experiences.dpworldtour.com
22 TO 24 SEPTEMBER – VEGETABLE TEMPLE FOOD
This year, the Food Temple rendezvous puts the plant in the spotlight. Its use to make salty or sweet dishes, but also its use in the fields of care or perfumes: this is what you can discover during three days. Tile of the Temple.
- 4, rue Eugène Spuller, 3e. www.lecarreaudutemple.eu
24 SEPTEMBER – PARIS-VERSAILLES
A race of 16.2 kilometers starting at quai Jacques Chirac, at the foot of the Eiffel Tower (in Paris). Expected arrival avenue de Paris, opposite the Palace of Versailles.
- Paris-Versailles. www.parisversailles.com
30 SEPTEMBER AND 1 OCTOBER – QATAR PRIX DE L’ARC DE TRIOMPHE
A race of global importance, the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe brings together exceptional thoroughbreds and the best international jockeys on October 1st. It is the major event of a weekend during which other races take place. DJ sets are also on the program.
- Hippodrome ParisLongchamp, 16th. www.francegalop-live.com
OCTOBER 6 – FEBRUARY 4 – COMÉDIE-FRANÇAISE STAGE JEWELS
This is the first exhibition presented by L’École des Arts Joailliers in a new location: the Mercy-Argenteau hotel, an 18th-century residence. This exhibition brings together jewellery, paintings, prints, manuscripts, costumes…
- 16 bis, boulevard Montmartre, 9e. www.lecolevancleefarpels.com
SEPTEMBER 25 – OCTOBER 3 – PARIS FASHION WEEK MODE FÉMININE SPRING/SUMMER 2024
What women will wear in the coming spring and summer: this is what is unveiled during parades organized in various places.
- Different places. Federation of Haute Couture and Fashion. www.fhcm.paris
OCTOBER 19 – 22 – ASIA NOW PARIS ASIAN ART FAIR
This year, the Asia Now fair pays particular attention to the diasporas of Asia, it honors the textile in the diversity of its artistic forms… The artist collective Slavs and Tatars will be the guest curator at this edition.
- Monnaie de Paris. 11, quai de Conti, 6e. www.asianowparis.com
27 SEPTEMBER TO 21 JANUARY – AZZEDINE ALAÏA,
FASHION DESIGNER COLLECTOR
This exhibition brings together nearly 140 pieces from the heritage collection of Azzedine Alaïa (1935-2017). Palais Galliera.
- 10, avenue Pierre I of Serbia, 16th. www.palaisgalliera.paris.fr
FALL OPENING – BOOM BOOM VILLETTE
Replacing Vill’Up, this vast Food & Leisure Market located Porte de La Villette includes the cinema Pathé La Villette, iFLY, Batman Escape, Quiz Room. During the autumn, it will be enriched with a Seven Squares area of a large food market and will be animated by live events.
- Boom Boom Villette. 30 Corentin Cariou Avenue, 19th. www.instagram.com/boomboomboomvillette
SEPTEMBER 30 – MAISON POINCARÉ
Dedicated to mathematics and their interactions with other disciplines, the Maison Poincaré opens on September 30, and offers a permanent exhibition (manipulations, interactive devices, videos, objects, immersive experience in mixed reality) and temporary exhibitions.
- Institut Henri Poincaré. 11, rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 5th. www.ihp.fr
GILBERTO GIL “EN FAMILLE” IN PARIS
Brazilian legend Gilberto Gil, 81, will be in the capital on October 25, at the Philharmonie, for an exceptional concert, surrounded by his musical sons, Bem, José and João. Together, they will review the sixty-year career of this extraordinary artist, an ultra-committed man of peace who was also minister of culture in his country.
- The Philharmonie de Paris. 221, avenue Jean Jaurès, 19th. www.philharmoniedeparis.fr
OCTOBER 8 – VREDESTEIN 20 KM FROM PARIS
The organizers invite the participants of this race to “juggle with the km”. Its theme is Cirque. The route takes them through the west of the capital.
- Start and finish: Eiffel Tower. Vredestein 20km from Paris. www.20kmparis.com
OCTOBER 11 – 15 – MONTMARTRE HARVEST FESTIVAL
On its program: music, night race, harvest ban, Parcours du Goût, ceremony of non-demands in marriage… Theme: The 18th takes the Games.
- Different locations. www.fetedesvendangesdemontmartre.com
FROM 14 OCTOBER – HAUSER & WIRTH INVESTS IN PARIS
In the very small club of the most influential gallery owners in the world, the Swiss couple Hauser & Wirth (already present in about fifteen places on the planet) finally places its suitcases in Paris in the former historic headquarters of Europe 1 (surface of 800 m2, four floors), thus consolidating the great return of France on the contemporary art market. The inaugural exhibition, which will feature unpublished works by American Henry Taylor, will coincide with a retrospective dedicated to him by the Whitney Museum in New York.
- Hauser & Wirth. 26 bis, rue François-Ier, 8e. www.hauserwirth.com
OCTOBER 20 – 22 – PARIS+ BY ART BASEL
This fair is divided into two sectors. One is a collection of modern and contemporary art galleries displaying works of “exceptional quality”. The other brings together galleries presenting young and emerging artists through a solo exhibition.
- Grand Palais Éphémère. 2, place Joffre, 7e. https://parisplus.artbasel.com
OCTOBER 28 – NOVEMBER 1 – CHOCOLATE SHOW
Tastings, a parade of chocolate dresses, demonstrations of virtuoso pastry chefs, sometimes monumental carved works… These are some of the attractions of this show which, for its 28th edition, highlights the treasures of French sweet gastronomy.
- Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, 15th. www.salon-du-chocolat.com
OCTOBER 20 – DECEMBER 31 – CABARET OF EXILE – PERSIAN WOMEN
The third instalment of Cabaret de l’exil, Bartabas’ new show pays tribute to Persian women. The first celebrated Yiddish culture and klezmer music of Eastern European Jewish communities (2021), the second the Irish Travellers lifestyle (2022). Zingaro Equestrian Theatre.
- 176, av. Jean Jaurès, Aubervilliers, 93. www.bartabas.fr/zingaro
OCTOBER 28 – NOVEMBER 5 – ROLEX PARIS MASTERS
A great indoor men’s tennis tournament. In 2022, Denmark’s Holger Rune beat Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in singles.
- AccorArena, 12th. www.rolexparismasters.com
OPENING IN NOVEMBER – THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF
THE NAVY GOES OFFSHORE
After seven years of closure and a colossal shipyard, the National Marine Museum, housed by the imposing Palais de Chaillot, will soon reopen its doors, completely redesigned, from architecture to museography, and even to the cultural project. However remains intact, such as on the first day, its unique collection started in 1748 (of which nearly a thousand pieces have been restored), which today does not shy away from the considerable maritime stakes of our planet.
- Palais de Chaillot. 17, place de Trocadéro and November 11, 16th. www.musee-marine.fr