Courses & lectures

Initiation

In 2 hours and 30 minutes, an initiation for everyone who wants to learn about and understand jewelry
(Please note: currently this course is taught exclusively in French)

Art History of Jewelry

From the origins to the present, immerse yourself in the very essence of the History of the worlds of jewelry and watchmaking, their major aesthetic sources, their experts, famous jewels and legendary gemstones.

The Universe of Gemstones

Plunge at the heart of the earth to discover the origin and the evolution of its treasures: the gemstones. You will learn how to distinguish precious stones and how to manipulate them, following advices from gemology experts, becoming therefore, a shrewd amateur.

Creative Workshops

Directly experiencing the arts, hands-on, is essential to education and to a child’s personal development.  L’Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels organizes regular Creative Workshops, inviting the young public to unleash their creativity while exploring a fascinating new world.  By combining learning and playing, the workshops initiate children from 5 to 16 years old into the world of creative professions.
 

Evening conversations

L'Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels offers a regularly scheduled program of Evening conversations, from 8pm to 10pm.
These evenings give 60 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic.

Coming soon:

  • March 02 : Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, a Life led in Adventures and Diamonds during the 17th century
  • February 01 : A interview with Harumi Klossowska de Rola
  • March 30 : The Sun King's blue diamond, a rediscovered masterpiece