Les Grandes Eaux Musicales invites flâneurs to meander through Versailles's formal gardens from one extravagant fountain to the next, as water jets sway to the pomp of Baroque music. Until October 30, 2018.
The Château de Blois is upping the ante this summer with a new and improved light and sound show. A mini quake, blood 'splatter' trickling down the façades and a demolition scene worthy of any Hollywood blockbuster – the Château de Blois's new and improved light and sound show brings its gruesome history to life like never before. Refreshed – and amped up – for the VR generation thanks to video-mapping, immersive 360-degree film projections and other 3D jiggery-pokery, The…
Chaumont's Festival International des Jardins is getting cerebral this year with 'Garden of Thought', a brain-teasing bonanza of flower "neurons" and "plant-inspired poetry". Until November 4, 2018.
Activism meets thought-provoking photography at La Gacilly Festival in Brittany. From climate change to the plight of sub-Saharan people, the open-air photo festival explores the often fraught relationship between humans and their environment.
An exhibition presented by the Château d'Hardelot in the temporary exhibition hall from 2 June to 11 November 2018. As part of its 2018 culture season, the Château d’Hardelot is staging an unprecedented exhibition of landscape photographs by Nan Goldin, a major artist of our time, born in 1953 and internationally acclaimed for her pioneering work in the development of intimate photography, with similarities to the family album. In the 1970s and 1980s, her first photographs chronicled…
Activism meets thought-provoking photography at La Gacilly Festival in Brittany. From climate change to the plight of sub-Saharan people, the open-air photo festival explores the often fraught relationship between humans and their environment. June 2 to September 30.
One of the founding members of Impressionism, Berthe Morisot has all but vanished from the annals of art history, replaced instead by her brothers-in-arms Monet, Degas and Renoir. Shedding light on her contribution to the Parisian avant-garde Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist traces the exceptional path of a single-minded painter who, in opposition to the norms of her time and social background, paved the way for an audacious new movement - and generations of female artists.
Picasso's stay in Vallauris heralded a new era of blissful experimentation and unbridled creativity, free at last from the shadow of war. In Picasso's Vallauris Years, the Musée National Pablo Picasso lifts the veil on this key stage in his artistic growth. June 23 to October 22, 2018.