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European Day for Professional Artists, Villefranche de Conflent
1st April 2017 - 2nd April 2017
Villefranche de Conflent hosts its second annual celebration of local, professional artists : Journées Européennes des Métiers d’Arts
Les journées européenne des Métiers d’Arts is the largest, international event dedicated to the (re)discovery of a remarkably and robust sector. Combining art, science and industry, this weekend exhibits everything from traditional to avant-garde, showcasing both masterful technique and innovative experimentation.
This year’s theme, Les arts tissent du lien en Conflent, portrays the art industry as a weaving influence, binding the rich variety of the Conflent region into a harmonious whole. Exhibitions, demonstrations, initiation workshops, as well as boutiques and stands for buying beautifully unique pieces; Villefranche brings together the very best in artisan craftsmanship.
♦ book binding
Every day, between 3pm and 4.30pm, take the free guided tour to discover the development of the town and its artisans, from the Middle Ages to modern day.