The Living Treasures of France

The French title of Maître d’Art (“Master of Art”) was established in 1994 by France’s Ministry of Culture, and inspired by Japan’s certification of “Living National Treasures” – creators who are so skilled at their craft that they raise it to another level. The Maître d’Art certification was created in a dual hope: to preserve and transmit traditional craftsmanship, while also inspiring innovation. This exhibit assembles the work of 15 master artists and artisans, who work with everything from tortoiseshell and heraldic engraving to umbrellas and fans.


Sep 12 2017 - Nov 26 2017


09:30 - 17:00

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Exhibition Website
Tokyo National Museum


Tokyo National Museum
13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712

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