Programme of the « Conversations céramiques » January – June 2023


The Friends of the Sèvres Museum Society (FSMS) propose an important programme of on-line lectures called « Conversations céramiques ».

Organized by Catherine Trouvet, these lectures devoted to ceramics take place Tuesdays from 7 to 8 pm Paris time. Most of the lectures are in French; some of them are in English.

They accessible via the on-line system « Zoom » .

Registration required: sviard@amisdesevres.com

Possibility of replay for some « Conversations céramiques ».

Programme for the first half of 2023


Exceptionally the lecture of February 14, 2023 is presented at 2:00 pm Paris time due to the time-lag with China.

Tuesday January 24, 2023 at 7:00 pm Paris time: Martin Chapman & Thomas WU, Curator and Assistant Curator in Charge of European Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco,
« Vincennes-Sèvres Porcelain in the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco »

Tuesday February 7, 2023 at 7:00 pm Paris time: Pierre-Jean Chalençon, collectionneur d’objets liés à Napoléon 1er,
« Les trésors de Sèvres de la collection Chalençon »

Tuesday February 14, 2023 at 2:00 pm Paris time: Ching-fei Shih, Professor, Graduate Institute of Art History, National Taiwan University,
« The Imperial Collection of National Palace Museum (Taipei) on Chinese Porcelain with a Special Reference to the Enamelled Wares »

Tuesday April 18, 2023 at 7:00 pm Paris time: Julia Weber, conservateur des collections de porcelaine au Zwinger, Dresde,
« La passion d’un roi : la création de la collection de porcelaine de Dresde »

Tuesday May 16, 2023 at 7:00 pm Paris time: Jeffrey Weaver, Associate Curator, Sculpture & Decorative Arts, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles,
« Sèvres at the Huntington »

Tuesday June 20, 2023 at 7:00 pm Paris time: Nicolas Personne, responsable de la photothèque de la conservation du château de Versailles,
« Napoléon III à Fontainebleau ».