TOP 6 ART EXHIBITS FRANCE
1- Design Brothers of Brittany in Rennes
© Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec 2015 Studio Bouroullec
Renowned design brothers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec return to their native Brittany to exhibit their work in this vibrant student town.
March 25–August 28, 2016. More information here.
2- Le Havre Shows an Impressionist Mastermind
L'Embarcadère et la jetée de Trouville, 1863. © National Gallery of Art, Washington
Normandy’s bright, modernist port city honors key artistic figure, Eugène Boudin, at the modern art museum for this year’s Impressionist Festival.
April 16–September 26, 2016. More information here.
3- Art Through a Musical Lens in Metz
© Tadashi Kawamata © Pompidou-Metz © Photo Noémie Gotti
This graceful city’s own Centre Pompidou will showcase the history of modern and contemporary art through the prism of music at Musicircus.
April 20–July 17, 2016. More information here.
4- Picasso on the Sea in Marseille
Pablo Picasso El Matador 1970 © Succession Picasso 2016
The new MuCEM museum, whose exterior and surrounds is enough reason to visit, showcases a major retrospective on Picasso.
April 27–August 29, 2016. More information here.
5- Versailles: Carriages Fit for a King
Le baptême du Duc de Bordeaux
The Coach Museum re-opens its doors with an exquisite collection of carriages, transporting you back to the lavish, pre-revolutionary years.
Opening May 10, 2016. More information here.
6- Hermès Window Displays in Poitiers
Among the many Romanesque churches here, Maison Hermès shows enchanting window displays blurring imagination and reality.
June 18–September 18, 2016. More information here.
7- Marilyn Monroe in Aix-en-Provence
Marilyn Monroe From the Last Sitting 1962 (Pink Roses) - © Estate of Bert Stern Staley-Wise Gallery Galerie Dina Vierny
An exhibition presenting timeless images of the actress, including those taken a month before her death by photographer Bert Stern.
October 22–April 17, 2017. More information here.