Paris July 2011 Events Calendar

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Paris July 2011 Events Calendar
July 2011 Events in Paris Highlights Soldes d’Eté (Summer Sales) Through July 26th The famous summer sales in France continue! Paris Plages 21 If you can’t go to the beach the City of Light will bring the beach to you!  The  banks of the Seine transform into the Riveria overnight! Final Day of the Tour de France 24 An awesome day to be in Paris!  The peloton rolls into Paris for the final day of the Tour de France and the winner is crowned.  See you on the Champs-Elysées! Musée Bourdelle Madame Grés, extended to Aug. 24th (click to read NEW BonjourParis review) Bastille Day – La Fête Nationale 14 Held on the anniversary of the storming of Bastille in 1789.  There will be a morning parade on the Champs-Elysées, a fantastic military display at Les Invalides, as well as fireworks near the Eiffel Tower.  A brilliant day to be in France! Paris Plages 21 If you can’t go to the beach the City of Light will bring the beach to you!  The  banks of the Seine transform into the Riveria overnight! Final Day of the Tour de France 24 An awesome day to be in Paris!  The peloton rolls into Paris for the final day of the Tour de France and the winner is crowned.  See you on the Champs-Elysées! MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS (ART, FILM, PHOTOGRAPHY & MORE) The Louvre Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus, through July 18th Claude Lorrain, The Draftsman Studying Nature, through July 18th Contemporary Art: Mimo Jodice – The Louvre’s Eyes, through August 15th Contemporary Art: Michal Rovner, through September 5th The Art of Paper, through September 5th Medieval and Renaissance Illuminations, opens July 7th through October 3rd From Fininguerra to Botticelli, The Early Italian Workshop of the Renaissance, opens July 7th through October 3rd Musée d’Orsay Manet: The Man who Invented Modern Art, through July 3rd Grand Palais Palais de la Découverte Les Survivants de l’Extreme, through August 28th Youri Gagarine, Une Révolution, through August 28th Vouz Avez Dit Chimie?, through October 30th Hôtel de Ville Paris: Au Temps des Impressionnistes , through July 30th Musée Bourdelle Madame Grés, extended to Aug. 24th (click to read NEW BonjourParis review) Musée du Luxembourg Upcoming exhibition: Cezanne et Paris, opening October 12th Petit Palais -Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris Les Scènes de Genre du Siècle d’Or Hollandais, through July 17th Charlotte Perriand 1903-1999, through September 18th Cranache et Dürer  Graveurs: rivalité et émultation, opens July 19th through Nov. 13th Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme Upcoming: La Collection Contemporaire du MAHJ.  July 3rd – September 11th La Collection Contemporaine du MAHJ, opens July 3rd through September 11th Mémorial de la Shoah Juger Eichmann – Jerusalem 1961, through September 28th Chateau de Versailles Venet à Versailles, through November 1st Le XVIIIe au Gout du Jour, opens July 8th through October 9th Musée de la Vie Romantique Romantic French Gardens, through July 17th Musée du Quai Branly Le Fabrique des Images, through July 17th Dogon, through July 24th Maya, through October 2nd Centre Georges Pompidou Francois Morellet, through July 4th Cinéastes, de Notre Temps, through July 9th Paris – Dehli – Bombay, opens May 25th – September 19th Des Années 1960 à Nos Jours, through February 13th 2012 Musée des Arts Décoratifs The Art of the Automobile, The Private Collection of Ralph Lauren, through August 28th Verre a Venise – 3 Artists, 3 Visions, through September 4th Animal, through December 11th Musée Jacquemardt André Dans l’Intimité des Frères Caillebotte, through July 11th Fra Angelico et les Maîtres de la Lumière, opens September 23rd through January 16th 2012 La Maison Rouge Upcoming Exhibition: My Winnipeg, through September 25th La Maison Européenne de la Photographie L’Ombre de la Guerre, through September 11th Jane Evenlyn Atwood “Photographies 1976-2010”, through September 11th Génération de l’Air, through September 11th Xavier Fortou “Portrait Brézilien”, through September 11th Xavier Lamours “XL”, through September 11th Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie Tous Connecté, through December 31th Santé et Jeux, through October 2nd Océan, Climat et Nous, through June 30th 2012 Musée Maillol Miró Sculpteur, through July 31st Mona Bismark Foundation No current exhibition Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle Parcours à la Ménagerie, through December 31st Invisible, Zoom sur le Plancton, through December 31st Kayapó, through October 31st Portraits de Grands Signes, through July 31st Fondation Cartier Les Trésors du Vaudou, through September 25th Le Musée du Montparnasse Pierre Seghers. Poésie, la Vie Entière, opens July 7th through October 7th Musée d’Art  Moderne de la Ville  de Paris Van Dongen, through July 17th Marc Desgrandchamps, through September 4th Baselitz Sculpteur, opens September 30th through January 29th Musée National de la Légion…

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