Paris boasts some of the most famous art galleries and museums in the world and is the home of priceless iconic art works dating back thousands of years, to modern and contemporary artists. In fact, Paris has long been synonymous with arts and cultural flair.
With such a wealth of public galleries and creative events, no selection of contemporary art galleries can be comprehensive. And there are so many iconic pioneers of art in Paris. Our selection includes both the established, as well as the ones to watch, on Paris’s contemporary art scene.
The Centre Pompidou is Europe’s most important museum of modern art and one of the worlds most significant art galleries.
Normally €13.00. Address: Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris
The Louvre Museum is unquestionably one of the finest art galleries in the world. Home to thousands of classic and modern masterpieces, the Louvre is the jewel in the crown of French culture, a towering testament to European civilisation and history.
Normally €12.00. Address: 75058 Paris CEDEX 01
Situated on the bank of the Seine, in the picturesque Tuileries Gardens, the Orangerie Museum is filled with an inspiring collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces.
Normally €9.00. Address: Jardin Tuileries, 75001 Paris
The Picasso Museum in the stunning Hotel Salé is the most impressive and comprehensive collection of Picasso’s artworks in the world.
Normally €11.00. Address: 5 Rue de Thorigny, 75003 Paris
The Orsay Museum was originally designed as a train station in 1900. By the 1950’s it became apparent that the platforms were too short for modern trains and the building became home to a theatre.
Normally €11.00. Address: 1 Rue de la Légion d’Honneur, 75007 Paris