WONDER LAB, the first museum exhibition dedicated to French Master Artisans, is presented at the National Museum of China from 12 January to 17 March 2017.
Bringing together 15 of the most talented French artistic craftsmen and women, the WONDER LAB exhibition offers a fresh perspective on contemporary creation. From silvermithery to ceramics, artistry with feathers, tortoiseshell glass, leather, straw, paper and textile, the excellence and diversity of French fine crafts are put on view in China for the first time.
Situated on the east side of Tien’anmen square in Beijing, the National Museum of China is the second most visited museum in the world, with more than 8 million visitors in 2017.
A tribute to the talent of our French and Chinese national living treasures, the WONDER LAB exhibition celebrates their skills and creativity, highlighting the way these master artisans are redefining their art and today’s world, while inventing the practices of tomorrow.
Exhibition presented in partnership with the National Museum of China and Beijing Sen Ying Culture Media Co., Ltd, and with the support of the French Ministry of Culture, the French Embassy in China, INMA (Institut Français des Métiers d’Art), and Institut Français.