5 must-see art galleries in the Marais quarter

When you are out for a walk in the Marais, take time to visit and enjoy the many galleries that give this area its unique artistic feel. To help you know where to go, we have selected for you the top 5 galleries!

1/ Emmanuel Perrotin Gallery
Welcome to this elegant mansion where you can admire contemporary design art pieces selected by Emmanuel Perrotin. You will be impressed by the works of major artists such as Robert Stadler or Eric Benqué.


Photo credit: Oliver Knight

Open Tuesday through Saturday, from 11am to 7pm.

76, rue de Turenne
75003 Paris
T.: +33 (0)1 42 16 79 79

2/ The BSL Gallery
Under the direction of Béatrice Saint Laurent, this gallery presents unique pieces and limited editions of ultra-design works. Established artists and promising talents alike find a place in this spectacular black and white space centered around a corian structure. Among them, you will find Nacho Carbonel, Taher Chemirik, and Charles Kalpakian.


Photo credit: Retail design blog by artica

Open Tuesday through Saturday, from 11am to 7pm.

23, rue Charlot
75003 Paris
T.: +33 (0)1 44 78 94 14

3/ The S. Bensimon Gallery
Here you will find beautiful, responsible, and functional pieces of furniture and decorative objects designed for the use of architects and interior decorators. Serge Bensimon, who imported the concept-store to France in the 80’s, is the instigator of this place, now one of the trendiest on the Marais area.


Open Tuesday through Saturday from 11am to 1pm, and from 2 :30pm to 7pm.

111, rue de Turenne
75003 Paris
T.: +33 (0)1 42 74 50 77

4/ The Michel Rein Gallery
Dedicated to avant-garde art, this gallery is responsible for the creation of the «Art Public et Société» agency (Public Art and Society), which supports art projects in public spaces. Works by young talents as well as confirmed artists are on display there.


Photo credit: Florian Kleinefenn

Open Tuesday through Saturday, from 11am to 7pm.

42, rue de Turenne
75003 Paris
T.: +33 (0)1 42 72 68 13

5/ The Sophie Scheidecker Gallery
In this bright and intimist gallery, Sophie Scheidecker, a dealer in modern art, presents a trove of her latest finds. Located in the old horse stables of Hôtel Vitry, the gallery is full of the charm and warmth of a home. The many paintings, sculptures and photographs are sure to delight and intrigue the visitor.


Open Tuesday through Saturday, from 11am to 7pm.

14 bis, rue des Minimes
75003 Paris
T.: +33 (0) 1 42 74 26 94

All the galleries are located near metro station Filles du Calvaire on line 8. Have a good visit!


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