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Les Rencontres de Sculptures Monumentales : 6ème Rencontre

Depuis 2021, la culture est reine à MSM. Cette exposition à ciel ouvert et grandeur nature se prolonge jusqu’à fin octobre 2022 en plein cœur de l’un des Plus beaux Villages de France. Avec le soutien de la Mairie de Moustiers-Ste-Marie, de l’Office de Tourisme et de l’engagement d’Anne-Marie Blanchard, à l’origine des 1ères rencontres, une vingtaine d’artistes d’horizons et univers variés s’unissent pour vous offrir un véritable parcours artistique.

Les Rencontres de Sculptures Monumentales : 6ème Rencontre
Faïence Moustiers-Sainte-Marie

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and the origins of Faïence

Alors que le Salon International du Patrimoine Européen va bientôt se dérouler au Carrousel du Louvre de Paris à la fin de ce mois d’octobre 2018 (du 25 au 28 octobre), L’Union des Faïenciers de Moustiers-Sainte-Marie mettra à l’honneur la faïence.

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and the origins of Faïence
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie

LOCAL WAY OF LIFE AND KNOW-HOW : 5 GOOD REASONS TO DISCOVER MOUSTIERS-SAINTE-MARIE

It can be interesting to focus on local tourism… learn about France, it history, heritage and know-hows. Because France is beautiful and for some of us it’s even one of the most beautiful countries in the world. We will present to you one of the most beautiful villages of France : Moustiers-Sainte-Marie.

LOCAL WAY OF LIFE AND KNOW-HOW : 5 GOOD REASONS TO DISCOVER MOUSTIERS-SAINTE-MARIE
Faïence Moustiers-Sainte-Marie

The different decorations on faïence

Recognized throughout the world since the seventeenth century, the decorations on the earthenware of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie have evolved. According to the fashion and the new discoveries, they are of a richness and a remarkable precision which plunge us in the past. Here are some examples of decorations that you will encounter during your visit to Moustiers-Sainte-Marie.

The different decorations on faïence

What is faïence?

Faïence is one of the oldest technique used in ceramic. The faïence Museum at Moustiers-Sainte-Marie traces its history, its evolution since the 17th century.

What is faïence?
Faïence

MANUFACTURING STEPS OF FAÏENCE

The manufacturing is a delicate process that requires thoroughness. In this article, we’ll see all the different steps needed to create the pottery before decorating it.

MANUFACTURING STEPS OF FAÏENCE