European Heritage Days 2020 at the Manufacture des Gobelins

Published by Laurent P. · Published on 14 September 2020 at 17h05 · Updated on 14 September 2020 at 21h49
For European Heritage Days, the Manufacture des Gobelins offers an exclusive tour to the heart of the exceptional know-how on Saturday September 19 and Sunday 20, 2020.

Known across the world for its exceptional tapestries, the Manufacture des Gobelins was created in the 15th century under Colbert and has kept on making the French crafts heritage live since then. For the 36th edition of European Heritage Days, discover this exceptional place thanks to a tour taking you to the heart of the “exceptional know-how, the vitality of the art creation and the contemporary design” on Saturday September 19 and Sunday 20, 2020.

The Manufacture opens and invites visitors to discover the “treasures of the institution in its warehouses where is stocked one of the richest collections of furniture in the world”. On the menu too, the opening of the restoration and creation studios “including the manufacture des Gobelins, Beauvais and Savonnerie, the heart of the creation for 400 years”.

Visitors can discover for European Heritage Days 2020:

  • The Mobilier du XXIe siècle at the Galerie des Gobelins
  • The formation du Mobilier National
  • The Manufacture des Gobelins
  • The Atelier de la teinture
  • The 10th anniversary of the registration as UNESCO world heritage of the Alençon stitch lace at the Chapelle des Gobelins
  • The Réserve Perret - on the Perret site, set in Paris 13th arrondissement
  • The Réserve des bois dorés - on the Perret site
    With presentation of furniture from the 1930's and 1950's as part of the plan supporting art professions
  • The renovation workshops - on the Perret site
    Chair joiner, tapestry and carpet renovation, chandelier-bronze workshop, and so on.
  • The Machines de l'Atelier de Recherche et de Création - machines to see on the Perret site
  • The Ateliers de Savonnerie, Beauvais et Nuancier des Couleurs - on the Perret site, Nouvelle manufacture building

Tempting you? Go or discover the rest of the program in Paris.

European Heritage Days 2020 Program in Paris and the Ile-de-France Region:

And to get your bearings more easily, we've made you some themed guides:

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 19 September 2020 to 20 September 2020



    42 Avenue des Gobelins
    75013 Paris 13


    Recommended age
    For all

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