Classique au Vert | Now – September 18
Parc Floral de Paris
1 Route de la Pyramide, 75012
Metro : Château de Vincennes (1)
Price : 6 euros, Reduced – 3 euros, Free for under 7 years
The Festival Classique au Vert gives the public an opportunity to listen to classical music in the outdoors in the beautiful setting of the botanical gardens of Paris. Not only can you go to enjoy the music itself, but you can even meet the artists and learn about classical music too. Head down for a nice summer days outing, prepared with your picnic, for a day of classical music.


Festival Silhouette | Now – September 3
Parc de la Butte-du-Chapeau-Rouge, 75019
Metro : Pré-Saint-Gervais (7b)
The Festival Silhouette is dedicated to short films and open air concerts held at the Parc de la Butte-du-Chapeau-Rouge. Screenings take place each evening, starting with concerts and ending with short film projections. On top of that, it’s totally free!


La Plage de Glazart | Now – October 1
7/15 Avenue Porte de la Villette, 75019
Metro : Porte de la Villette (7)
Price : Varies depending on concert
Go and explore Paris’ alternative to the Paris Plage, located right next to the Parc de la Villette in the 19th arrondissement and enjoy the free live music, cocktail bar and food trucks on their huge sandy beach.  Check out the link above to see the full itinerary for upcoming concerts and activities.


Jazz a la Villette | Now to September 11 

7/15 Avenue Porte de la Villette, 75019
Metro : Porte de la Villette (7)
Price : Varies depending on concert

The Jazz à la Villette festival is one of the most hotly anticipated events of the back-to-school season for musically-minded Parisians. Every concert is unique, a meeting between different artists: jazz, funk, hip-hop, blues and world. It’s brilliantly orchestrated 21st-century jazz, mixed with rhythms and instruments from around the world.


Humanity Festival | Now – September 11

Georges Valbon Park in La Courneuve (93)
Price : 35 euros for 3 day pass

Since its creation in 1930, the Humanity Festival has been a tradition. The month of September is the month of the Huma Festival. ‘Huma’ for Humanity, the famous media outfit of the French Communist Party founded in 1904 by Jean Jaurès. On the agenda are concerts, meetings, debates and exhibitions in the most conducive environment. The 2016 edition will not depart from the rules. For three days, the Courneuve park management will organize a trans-border festival. Why? Because the Festival’s strength resides in its eclectism. Last year, it was marked by the big comeback of Manu Chao on stage, but also the Scottish Texas, not forgetting Youssoupha, the new master of French hip-hop.


Europe Heritage Days in Paris | September 17 and 18

First organized by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, more than 30 years ago, theEuropean Heritage Days  are an invitation to discover or rediscover Parisian monuments for free. Numerous special events take place over one weekend at participating venues. In addition to the free opening of top attractions (Elysée Palace, Matignon, Musée d’Orsay and the Arc de Triomphe), visitors can discover contemporary buildings such as the Philharmonie de Paris, the Fondation Louis Vuitton and the Cité de la Mode et du Design.


Paris Garden Festival | September 24 and 25

As autumn comes to Paris, the city’s parks and gardens invite you to celebrate the beauty of nature during the Fête des Jardins (Garden Festival). For almost 20 years, this annual event has been bringing together thousands of nature-loving visitors. Explore and rediscover the green spaces of the French capital over one weekend. In total, over 150 places will be open to the public, offering a rich and varied programme of special events aimed at raising awareness among children and adults about the issues linked to the environment and ecology. Free activities are organized in every district in the capital. These will include guided tours, gardening workshops, concerts, beginners’ sessions, demonstrations, walks and so on. There is something for all tastes and all ages.





The New York Comedy Night | Every Friday at 9:30pm
38 Boulevard Bonne Nouvelle
Metro: Bonne Nouvelle (8, 9)
Sebastian Marx in as American Expat living in Paris. He is a standup comedian and can perform in both English and French. He hosts weekly comedy nights featuring the best of English stand up comedy in Paris, with line ups of international and local comedians. Every so often he has an international headliner who is passing through Paris. Be sure to have a night filled of unforgettable laughter and feel at home amongst the English speakers.





The Beat Generation | Now – October 3

Centre Pompidou
Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 
Metro : Rambuteau (11)
Price : 14 euros, Under 12 – 11 euros

The Beat Generation inspired a literary and artistic movement that remains iconic to this day. Starting out in the United States in the 1950s, writers and poets like Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg took their crusade against the conventional life around the world but it was Paris that became their creative laboratory. From June 22 to October 3 the Centre Pompidou celebrates this particular period in literary history with a multidisciplinary exhibition that embraces the nomadic spirit of the Beat Generation, tracing their stories from New York to Paris, Mexico to Tangier. Through photographs, films and music, the event details the Beat Generation’s whirlwind lives and rich cultural legacy, making it a must-see for the summer.


James Bond 007 L’exposition | Now – September 4
Grande Halle de la Villette 
211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 
Metro : Porte de Pantin (5)
Price : 21,99 euro, Under 12 – 16,99 euro
The Grande Halle de la Villette welcomes the James Bond exposition starting April 16th, featuring more than 500 original objects, including aston martin, gadgets, costumes, photo shoots, exclusive pieces and more! This is the exposition of the month and one not to be missed, we can’t ignore the Bond fans inside of us!


Jimmy Nelson – Before They Pass Away| Now – September 4
La Hune
16 Rue de l’Abbaye, 75006
Metro : Saint Germain des Près (4)
Before They Pass Away is an exhibition which has toured the world. The British artist, Jimmy Nelson, began the project in 2010 and traced the traditions and cultures of the most mysterious tribes of the world. The exhibition is made up of 37 photographs that reveal the wealth and wisdom of indigenous cultures away from civilisation.


Charles Gleyre – Le Romantique Repenti | Now – September 11
Musée d’Orsay
1 Rue de la Légion d’Honneur, 75007
Metro : Assemblé National (12)
Price : 12 euro, Reduced – 9 euro
This is the first time that France have dedicated an entire exhibition, solely, to Charles Gleyre. Despite being a major figure in academy painting in Paris, his reputation was not of such a high standard. After researching into the history of his work and his life, it has been discovered that his studio gave us some of the most recognised artists of time. The exhibition will give us the opportunity to delight in the illusions of academicism.


Barbie | Now – September 18
Musée des Arts Décoratifs 
107 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris
Metro : Palais Royale – Musée du Louvre

Price : 13 euro
This is the first time that Barbie has received an invitation by a French museum. Known for its design, fashion, toy and advertising collections, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs is the ideal venue to pay tribute to this iconic doll, whose story has many dimensions and has made an indelible mark on the socio-cultural history of toys in the 20th and 21st centuries. 700 Barbie dolls will be on display, next to works from the collections of the Museum (dolls, gowns), but also works by contemporary artists, documents (newspapers, photos, video) that contextualize the Barbie’s lives.


Marvel Avengers Station à Paris | Now – September 24
Parvis de la Defense, 92800, Puteaux
Metro : La Défense (1, RER A)
Price : 22 euro, Family pack – 70 euro, Under 12 years – 17 euro
The Avengers Station settles in Paris for an innovative recruitment session on the esplanade of La Défense. This immersive experience will guide you through the universe of Marvel Superheros.  You will basically have to face the Avengers, fight them, and prove yourself to be one of them.


Artistes à Montmartre : 1870 -1910 | Now – September 30
Musée de Montmartre
12-14 Rue Cortot, 75018
Metro : Lamarck-Caulaincourt (12)

Price : 9,50 euro, Reduced – 7,50 euro
The exhibition “Artists of Montmartre: 1870-1910” accompanies the new presentation of the permanent collections of the Museum of Montmartre. The exhibition will feature the works of over twenty artists who lived and developed their art in Montmartre in the late 19th century, revealing the transformation of Montmartre as a major centre of art in Paris.


Anatomie d’une Collection | Now – October 23
Palais Galliera – Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris
10 Avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie, Rue de Galliera, 75016
Metro : Alma Marceau (9)

Price : 9 euro, Reduced – 6 euro
If you are into fashion then this a great exhibition for you to check out. Palais Galliera is exhibiting a collection of their own, to show the changing fashion trends from the 18th century to the present day. Over 100 different garments and accessories of the Galliera collection will be displayed, each, with an historical association.


PERSONA : Strangely Human | Now – November 13
Musée de Quai Branly
37 Quai Branly, 75007
Metro : Alma-Marceau (9), Pont de l’Alma (RER C)
Price : 11 euro, Reduced – 9 euro
Many objects have a status more similar to that of a person or a creature than that of a simple object. This exhibition focuses on the connection between the human and non human art works, the role of anthropomorphism in diverse artefacts, and what unfolds when a robot with a human appearance comes under our gaze, unsettling the beholder.





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