Sesame Exhibitions


Choose Sesame, and enjoy free, priority and unlimited access to 4 exhibitions of the Grand Palais.

Choose Sesame+ and enjoy free, priority and unlimited access to 6 exhibitions of the Grand Palais and Musée du Luxembourg.

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Art and utopia in the land of Soviets
From 21st March to 1st July 2019

Through this exhibition you will discover the repercussions of the revolution of October 1917, a real social upheaval, on the artistic creation. You will see how many artists adhering to the communist project wanted to make their contribution to the building of this new society, until the gradual introduction of social realism.


The Moon
From 3rd April to 22nd July 2019

The 50-year anniversary of the first human step on the Moon is an opportunity to study, present and celebrate the long history that links humans with this familiar celestial body, through the artworks and objects that embody the countless visions and emotions it has inspired. This five-part exhibition is a journey to the Moon, through dimensions both real and imaginary. 

Toulouse Lautrec
From October 2019 to January 2020
Often narrowed to Montmartre culture, the work of Toulouse Lautrec transcends however this cliché. If the artist has marvelously represented the electricity and the pleasures of the Parisian night, Toulouse-Lautrec was mostly animated by an aesthetic ambition to translate the reality of modern society in all its multiple faces.




From October 2019 to February 2020
This retrospective is the first French monographic exhibition dedicated to the Genius Greco was. His work, rediscovered by European avantgardes at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, is as fiery as eletric, mixing tradition and innovation in a humanist spirit, at he dawn of the golden century.




At the Musée du Luxembourg with Sesame+

The Nabis decors
From 25th March to 7th July 2019

This exhibition is the first in France devoted to the decorative and ornamental art of the Nabis. These artists wanted to break the border between fine arts and applied arts to introduce Beauty in the everyday life.

age d'or de la peinture anglaiseThe Golden Age of English Painting
Gainsborough, Reynolds, Turner
From September 2019 to January 2020
This exhibition, exclusively constituted with masterpieces of the Tate, tales one of the most shining period of art history, from the 1760s to the 1820s. It shows an overview of generations of painters from Reynolds and Gainsborough to Turner, highlighting the originality and diversity of their production.
*The exhibitions program is subject to change. The 2019 passes give a priority access to the exhibitions of the following seasons: spring 2019 and autumn 2019.

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