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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

The « Faïence Union of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie » was present at the International Salon of European Heritage in october 2018 to show this very traditional art.

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

And if this period was the ideal moment to refocus on local tourism… Devote oneself to France, rediscover its history, its heritage and its know-how. Because France is beautiful. The most beautiful country in the world for some. We bring you to one of its Most Beautiful Villages: 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
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