Welcome to Art Paris 2021

Being the first art fair in the world to open its doors in September 2020 after lockdown restrictions ended, Art Paris will also be the first art fair to take up residence in the Grand Palais Éphémère on the Champ-de-Mars, Paris.

The 23rd edition of the art fair will take place from 8 to 12 September 2021.

VIP Programme

A new programme of private visits and special events is now available on line. It takes place from Monday 6 to Sunday 12 September.

You will be able to book as of 15 August, using the login and password received with your VIP badge.

Your contact

For any further information or connection issue, do not hesitate to contact by email preferably :
Béatrice Guesnet-Micheli - VIP Relations Manager +33 (0)1 56 26 52 11


VIP Benefits

Your VIP pass entitles you along with a guest of your choice to the following benefits:

Trade only preview, Wednesday 8 September from 11 am to 8 pm. VIP or Prestige cardholders only.

Trade only early opening, Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 September from 10 am to 12 pm and free access during Public opening hours.

One free guided tour of the fair by L’Observatoire de l’art contemporain (in french, duration 45 minutes, limited number, mandatory registration)

Free access to institutions that have specifically given this advantage and indicated as such in the VIP programme.

Access to the events of the VIP programme (limited number, mandatory registration).

VIP opening hours

Wednesday 8 September: 11 am – 9 pm (Preview)
Thursday 9 September: 10 am – 8 pm
Friday 10 September: 10 am – 9 pm
Saturday 11 September: 10 am – 8 pm
Sunday 12 September: 10 am – 8 pm


Grand Palais Éphémère
Plateau Joffre
75007 Paris

Accessible for persons with reduced mobility

Metro: line 8, École Militaire station
RER: line C, Champ-de-Mars - Tour Eiffel station
Bus : lignes 28, 80, 82 86 et 92, École Militaire station

Vélib station (bike-sharing service): No. 7 111 - Ecole Militaire - Place Joffre

Taxis Art Paris x Chabé

Reservation via our website, email: or telephone +33 (0)1 41 20 95 10

Car Park

Parking Indigo Joffre Ecole Militaire


Due to the Vigipirate plan (increase security measures) level "reinforced security - attack risk", access to the Grand Palais Éphémère is forbidden to all suitcases, all travel bags and backpacks larger than A3 size (no derogation allowed). The Grand Palais Éphémère security service may be required to take, without notice, any measure it deems useful.

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Sanitary Situation: Covid-19

Following governement decisions concerning the Covid-19, we will ask you to present your Covid-19 sanitary pass (for adults over 18) or an RT-PCR to attend the event.
Visitors who do not have a certificate can do an antigen test on sitee (test area to the left side of the VIP entrance).
Wearing a mask is mandatory as well as respecting barrier gestures.

We kindly ask you to take into account that we are not allowed to put a cloakroom at your disposal.

Your Stay

Book your hotel here
Our official partner Revolugo has selected and negotiated the best accomodation deal evers in order to make sure you will have a great journey.

Due to an increasing demand as the event draws closer, we highly recommend to book your room as soon as possible through their secured interface.

Book your apartment here
Travel partners

Your services

Concierge services

A concierge service is at your entire disposal to handle your requests: planning of your stay, hotel booking, air or rail travel reservation, restaurant booking, flower delivery…

Pierre-Paul Monnet
+33 (0)6 08 52 20 16

Your catering

Free access with your VIP Pass to the Ruinart lounge—a space to relax and enjoy a glass of champagne and a light bite.

No More Penguins is a Paris-based caterer created in 2011.

Our ambition is simple: to propose a creative vision for all event services with the help of talented personalities and by offering the unexpected. It is this creative spirit that we will be showcasing to visitors at Art Paris 2021. A creative ambition that expresses itself from the selection of passionate and iconoclastic service staff, through to the selection of the chefs and the creation of the menus, bringing a touch of “art de vivre” within Art Paris.

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