Paris Events Calendar March 2012

Paris Events Calendar March 2012
March 2012 Events in Paris ASSORTED PARIS EVENTS March is a busy month! Lisa Buros-Hutchins keeps you in-the-know about the top events, what to see, and where to be seen. From gallery openings, art shows, poetry celebrations, and concerts, to the infamous Paris Fashion Week. There’s something for everyone. Paris Fashion WeekThrough the 7th Women’s Ready to Wear Paris Half Marathon4 Get out to the streets and cheer on the thousands of runners taking to the streets! 14th Annual Printemps des Poètes5 18 There will be thousands of events in Paris from streets to cafes celebrating the love of poetry The IT Longchamp Bag at Galeries Lafayette5 – 20 Galeries Lafayette is launching the new Longchamp collection: Le Pliage Cuir Salon du Vintage10, 11 Love vintage? – this is your event!  Vintage everything from clothing to furniture are available at this event in the 4th arrondissment. Omnivore11 – 13 Join the young cuisine and take part as this food festival passes through Paris Heure Bavarois15 – 17 Bavaria comes to the Plaza Athenée for a not-to-be-missed event: l’Heure Bavaroise Musée Jacquemardt AndréThrough March There will be 18 different concerts held in the salon of the museum on varying days. Saut Hermès au Grand Palais16 – 18 La Maison Hermès hosts its annual international horse jumping event takes place in the Nave of the Grand Palais Salon du Livres16 – 19 Considered to be the most important book salon held in Paris, this is the big one for everything books! Le Printemps du Cinema18 – 20 Going to the cinema does not get much better, especially when they drop the prices!  €3,50 per person gets you into any film you want. Randonée Printemps18 A 12k walk in the fresh spring air awaits you on this day.  Meeting time is 8:30am! The Cinema of James Gray22 The Mona Bismark American Centre for Art and Culture hosts a conference and cocktail hour – reservations required 22nd Salon du Cabriolet, Coupé and SUV26, 27 If you love anything cars then head to this glamorous event at Porte de Versailles for all things motor. Drawing Now Paris29 – 1 April Held in the Carrousel du Louvre, this is the first contemporary art fair exclusively dedicated to drawings Art Paris29 – April 1st The best in modern and contemporary art come together at the Grand Palais Ice Skating in Paris 12:00-10:00pm (Mon –Fri) Weekends 9:00-10:00pmYou can find ice skating rinks at the Hotel de Ville and also at La Tour Montparnasse (through March 4th) MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS (ART, FILM, PHOTOGRAPHY & MORE) Archaeological Crypt of Notre Dame – Crypte Archéologique du Parvis Notre Dame • Et Lutèce devint Paris, through March 15th Beaux-Arts de Paris • Rembrandt et son Entourage, through April 20th • L’Arbre et le Photographe, through April 22nd Branly Museum on Quai Branly—Musée du Quai Branly • The Invention of the Savage, through June 30th Bourdelle Museum—Musée Bourdelle • Antoine Bourdelle / Que du Dessin, through March 11th Carnavalet Museum—Musée Carnavalet • Eugène Atget, Paris, opens April 25th through July 29th Cartier Foundation Gallery—Fondation Cartier Mathematics – A Beautiful Elsewhere, through March 18th Children’s Interactive Art Museum—Musée en Herbe • Victor Vasarely, opens March 16th through December 31st Cinema Museum—Cinémathèque • Tim Burton, The Exposition, opens March 7th through August 5th City of Science & Industry Museum & Children’s Museum—Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie • Océan, Climat et Nous, through June 30th Costume & Theater Set Design Museum—Centre National du Costume de Scène • L’Envers du Décor, through May 20th Decorative Arts Museum—Musée des Arts Décoratifs • Goudemalion, Jean-Paul Goude Retrospective, through March 18th • Les Histoires de Babar, through September 2nd • Trompe-l’oeil. Imitations, through November 15th • Hussein Chalayan, Récits du Mode, through December 11th European House of Photography—La Maison Européenne de la Photographie (AKA “MEP”) • Eloge du Vertige, through March 25th • Youssef Nabil, through March 25th • Dominique Issermass, Laetitia Casta, through March 25th • William Ropp, Le Sculpteur d’Ombres, through March 25th • Götz Göppet, Les Quatre Saisons, through March 25th Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson • Mathématiques, un Dépaysement Soudain, through March 18th Giverny Impressionism Museum  (by Monet’s gardens) — Giverny Impressionists MuseumGrand Palace Museum, Palace of Discovery—Grand Palais/Palais de la Découverte Préhistoires, through June 17thLe Cheveux, through August 26th Espace Fondation EDF Yann Kersalé, Sept Fois Plus à L’Ouest, through March 25th Grand Palace National Gallery—Galerie Nationales du Grand Palais • Helmut Newton, opens March 24th through June 17th • Beauté Animale, opens March 21st through July 16th Holocaust Memorial Museum—Mémorial de la Shoah •…

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