Make your contemporary art market at the Bastille

From April 30 to May 4, 2015 will be held on Main Market of Contemporary Art, Place de la Bastille, located less than ten minutes by Metro from the Hôtel du Nord et de l’Est, Place de la République and just six minutes Vélib’ (bike rent).


For this 45th edition, you can discover and buy the works of more than 500 painters, sculptors, photographers and visual artists, the opportunity to start or expand your collection of art. Direct contact with the artists will allow you to talk to them and better understand the genesis of their achievements.

The Great Contemporary Art Market will not be alone around the Place de la Bastille, an exhibition of monumental sculptures will be organized on the market right in front esplanade, designer clothes stands and objects designers will also installed Bastille Boulevard.

You will have the opportunity to participate in activities and workshops for families! A creative workshop will be to introduce you to techniques of drawing, painting and sculpture. “Boubok” another shop offering art classes for different levels will be available. Finally, the Franco-Japanese artistic association “Art Levant” will provide a workshop on the arts of Japan (calligraphy, ikebana, painting …).


Photography Jean-Louis Zimmermann – CC BY 2.0

The Great Contemporary Art Market, Place de la Bastille from 30 April to 4 May 2015, open daily from 11h to 20h, feel free to visit the official website for more information. Hôtel du Nord et de l’Est, Place de la République, welcomes you during your stay in Paris.