Cité de la Céramique and Mobilier national to join forces

The French Minister of Culture, Rima Abdul Malak, has confirmed that the manufactures and museums of the Cité de la Céramique-Sèvres and Limoges and the Mobilier National will be merged into a joint public establishment.

 

It’s confirmed: as Luxus + had already announced at the beginning of 2023, the Cité de la Céramique-Sèvres et Limoges and the Mobilier national are now to make common cause.

The French Minister of Culture, Rima Abdul Malak, has just announced that they will be joining forces to form a new public establishment.

This decision is part of the policy to accelerate the conservation and promotion of arts and crafts, announced last May by the Minister of Culture and implemented with her colleague Olivia Gregoire, Minister for SMEs, Trade and Crafts.

 

A new public establishment

 

The new public administrative establishment will bring together and promote all the historical entities dedicated to the crafts of art, whose creation predates the French Revolution. On the one hand, the manufactures of Gobelins, Beauvais and La Savonnerie (with its workshops in Paris and Lodève), as well as the lace workshops of Alençon and Le Puy-en-Velay, all part of the Mobilier National (formerly the Crown’s furniture repository), as well as the latter and its research and creation workshop. And on the other, the Manufacture de Sèvres, the Musée national de Céramique de Sèvres and the Musée national Adrien Dubouché in Limoges

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Sophie Michentef has worked for more than 30 years in the professional press. For fifteen years, she managed the French and international editorial staff of the Journal du Textile. She now puts her press, textile, fashion, and luxury expertise at the service of newspapers, professional organizations, and companies.

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