Exhibitions and publications

Spanish costumes: Darkness and light

Extra muros

June 21rst - September 24th, 2017

This exhibition at the Maison de Victor Hugo is part of the Palais Galliera’s Spanish Season. It opened with “Balenciaga, l’oeuvre au noir” (‘Balenciaga, working in black’) at the Musée Bourdelle (8 March–16 July 2017) and will close with the first Paris retrospective of work by Mariano Fortuny, at the Palais Galliera (4 October–7...

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'Dalida, une garde-robe de la ville à la scène'

From April 27th to August 13th 2017

The Palais Galliera pays homage to Dalida with an exhibition of her wardrobe, which was recently donated to the museum by her brother Orlando. Dressed by the greatest designers both on and off-stage, in haute couture or in prêt-à-porter,Dalida has remained an immensely popular star. Her wardrobe always followed the movements of fashion,...

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'Balenciaga, l'oeuvre au noir'

Extra muros

From March 8th to July 16th 2017

The Palais Galliera is paying homage to the couturier Cristobal Balenciaga (1865-1972) with an extra-mural exhibition at the Musée Bourdelle entitled : 'Balenciaga, l'oeuvre au noir'. The exhibition resonates with the black tones of an alchemist of haute couture : variations of black repeated in over a hundred of pieces...

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Anatomy of a collection

From 14 May to 23 October 2016, and from 3 Novembre 2016 to 12 February 2017

From 3 November 2016 to 12 February 2017, the "Anatomy of a collection" exhibition will be extended and will become "Anatomy of a collection - Part II" with a new display. This exhibition will temporarily be closed to the public for its new installation from 24 October to 2 November 2016.

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La Mode retrouvée*

From 7 November 2015 to 20 March 2016

This exhibition focusing on the wardrobe of Élizabeth, Countess Greffulhe, whose beauty and elegance was one of the main inspirations for Marcel Proust and the fashion designers of her time.

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