Find on this page all the exhibitions that take place in the Provencal village of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie in 2019. Exhibitions at the Gallery of the Old Presbytery but also the Museum of Ceramics.
Exhibitions at the Gallery of the Old Presbytery :
Lallier "Half a century of production in Moustiers : 1969-2019"
From 21th september to 3 november
Much more than a simple faience exhibition, you will also find archival images, photos and materials used in the Lallier workshop since its inception.
The exhibition will begin on the first day of the European Heritage Days on September 21 and 22, 2019, during which the workshops at the foot of the village are open at 3 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Free visit, without reservation.
The "Galerie de l'Ancien Presbytere" is located just below the Tourist Office in the center of the village. From Tuesday to Sunday, from 10h to 12h30 and from 14h to 17h30, you will be able to come to contemplate real masterpieces handmade, with passion.
All are made in the Atelier Lallier, in Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, city of faience since the 17th century.
An exhibition, a family, fifty years of history unveiled before you.
Museum of Ceramics
From 4th may to 30th november : The Grotesque Pride Jérôme Galvin
From May 5 to November 30, 2019, discover the exhibition "The Grotesque Pride" by Jérôme Galvin at the Moustiers-Sainte-Marie Faience Museum.
Opening in the presence of the artist on Saturday, May 4th at 18:30.
The grotesques are the decorations that completely covered the walls of the apartments of Rome of the 1st century BC This decor consists of illusionist architectures, scenes with characters, landscapes, windings of foliage that replace the columns , candelabra formed of tempietti, canopies composed of windings of leaves and flowers, fantastic figures, half human, half animal, which are born of foliage.
The exhibition is dedicated to the creations of Jérôme Galvin, ceramist, who lives and works in Moustiers-Sainte-Marie. After 6 years of decoration on earthenware in traditional workshops on Moustiers, Jerome Galvin turned to a personal production in ceramics, painting and engraving. He establishes a correspondence between these three means of expression. The technique of the old decor has only confirmed his passion for the graphic side.
" The tradition only interests me if it is transcribed in the contemporary world."
it is through this world that Jerome revisits, revisits, reinvents the grotesque through these pieces of ceramics. "