Evening conversations

The School of Jewelry Arts offers a regularly scheduled program of Evening conversations. These evenings give 60 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic.

Evening conversations

The School of Jewelry Arts offers a regularly scheduled program of Evening conversations. These evenings give 60 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic.

Evening conversations

The School of Jewelry Arts offers a regularly scheduled program of Evening conversations. These evenings give 60 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic.

Evening conversations

The School of Jewelry Arts offers a regularly scheduled program of Evening conversations. These evenings give 60 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic.

Next lectures

Architecture & Jewelry

From the project to the final realization, architecture and jewelry speak a common language, despite the scale difference. From infinitely big to the smallest, Creation steps and mock-up will be confronted within these two disciplines, through the eye of architect Sou Fujimoto, who specially came from Japan to discuss with Nicolas Bos, President and Creative Director of Maison Van Cleef & Arpels.

Conversation held by: 
Sou Fujimoto
President of Sou Fujimoto architects
&
Nicolas Bos
President and CEO of Van Cleef & Arpels

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 08:00PM to 10:00PM
session in french
40 €
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Coming soon

Paris

• June 21 – Architecture & Jewelry
• September 7 – Medusa, Jewels and Taboos

Hong-Kong

• June 14 & 15 – Treasures & Legends of Van Cleef & Arpels
• July 18 & 19 – Mogok rubies
• August 30 & 31 – Collecting jewelry: why and how?