About the Monthly lectures and Evening courses


The Friends of the Sèvres Museum Society organize two types of activities : monthly lectures from January to June and in December, and since 2015 a cycle of Evening courses on the history and techniques of ceramics from September to December.

Monthly lectures

The Society gathers 7 times a year, generally in the premises of Sèvres, Manufacture & Musée nationaux, to attend lectures (in French), followed by a cocktail with the lecturer. Highly attended, lectures also provide members with time and place to meet and exchange in a convivial and informal manner.

From 1985 till 2018, 226 personalities, museum curators, specialists and collectors have been invited as lecturers by the FSMS.

Entrance fee of €11 per lecture (€16 for a couple), possibility for the FSMS Members to take out a season subscription.

Please, consult the yearly programs of lectures from 2005 to 2020Lectures reports are proposed.

Download the Program of lectures for Year 2020 Conférences 2020 Amis du musée de Sèvres

Evening courses on ceramics

The FSMS set up in 2015, with the support of Sèvres, National Manufactory & Museum, 4-year cycles of courses and lectures on the history and techniques of ceramics. This activity is open to members and non members of the Friends of the Sèvres Museum Society. The lectures are given in French by curators and specialists in the domain. 

The first cycle was organized from 2015 to 2018.

A new 4-year cycle of courses for the period 2019-2022 started in September 2019.

You are invited to discover the programme in the Chapter Evening courses on ceramics