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LES COULISSES DES ATELIERS will be at MANUFACTURE DES GOBELINS (PARIS 13) on 2021-01-01
BEHIND THE WORKSHOPS 2021-01-01 to 2021-12-31 at MANUFACTURE DES GOBELINS / PARIS 13
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Gobelins workshops, behind the scenes of an artistic profession
-Guided tour of the “Gobelins Workshops, behind the scenes of an artistic profession”
The Enclosure of the Gobelins is no less than 600 palaces of the Republic fitted out with carpets and tapestries thanks to 80 artists, 23,000 shades of colors and 3 factories which retain unique and traditional know-how in weaving.
The Manufacture des Gobelins and that of Beauvais make tapestry using the high string and low string method respectively. The manufacture of the soap factory is dedicated to the production of carpets using the high lice method.
Your guide-lecturer will take you through the secrets and workshops of the liciers. Visit two of the three workshops still in operation and discover the meticulousness and precision with which those who shape the most beautiful works for official palaces work.
A unique visit that lifts the veil on this profession transforming the hand of man into that of an artist.
Duration of the visit: 1h30
Guided tour every Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.
The course includes many stairs and many cobbled courtyards, avoid shoes with heels.
Your ticket is valid for one year from the date of purchase.
Reservations required at the number or on the website listed on the ticket.
Please note: reservations possible 24 hours after purchasing tickets.
Reduced price :
– Holders of the large family card
– Visitors paying the entrance fee with holiday vouchers
– Members of the Louvre School association
– Members of the following companies:
– French Archaeological Society, safeguard of French art
– French Art History Society
– National Society of Antiquaries of France
Various leisure activities