Notre-Dame de Paris: label to support cultural projects until reopening in 2024

Label “Notre-Dame de Paris: towards reopening” aims to unify, coordinate and make visible all cultural projects (exhibitions, conferences, concerts, etc.), which concern the cathedral, and which will take place in the coming months, until the reopening of the building scheduled for December 8, 2024

“This mark shows that the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris is uniting, as we see every day among the actors working on the restoration”specified Philippe Jost, president of the public institution Rebâtir Notre-Dame de Paris, in charge of the restoration of the cathedral.

Note that major players such as major national museums, public, non-profit and private institutions, as well as research and teaching organizations are also included in this cultural designation.

The goal: to respond to the curiosity and growing interest of the public before the reopening scheduled for December 2024.

“This joint program already gathers about fifteen very nice proposals, intended for the general public whose interest is growing, as the works progress and as we approach the reopening of the cathedral, planned for December 8, 2024,” said Philippe Jost.

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Espace Notre-Dame Exhibition “Notre-Dame de Paris: in the heart of the construction site”

The public institution Rebâtir Notre-Dame de Paris offers educational and didactic courses, with free and open access, as close as possible to the monument.

Located under the square of the cathedral, in the Espace Notre-Dame, the route he proposed “Notre-Dame de Paris: in the heart of the construction site”The house of construction sites and trades highlights the business of the construction site as well as the knowledge that is mobilized there every day.

In particular, it offers the possibility to discover an educational model of the cathedral on a scale of 1/55, allowing visitors to fully get to know the construction site.

They can also get up close to the remains of the fire and art from the cathedral.

Finally, the films highlight the professions and knowledge of the women and men who work there every day.

This exhibition is open and free to the public.

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Exhibition City of Architecture and Heritage of Notre-Dame de Paris. From builder to restorer.

From the builder to the restorer, it offers the opportunity to (re)discover the cathedral and its history, from its construction to today’s construction site.

It offers a unique opportunity foradmire the tower’s sixteen restored monumental statues up closebefore being placed back on the reconstructed tower.

Representing the twelve apostles and four evangelists, they were installed on April 11, 2019, four days before the fire, to be restored.

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History of Notre-Dame de Paris Traveling Exhibition: Extended Exhibition

Notre-Dame de Paris, the extended exhibition offers an exceptional dive into the history of the monument, from the laying of the first stone in 1163 to the current renovation projectas well as the discovery of the builder’s work from yesterday to today.

Produced by the French start-up Histovery, in collaboration with the public institution Rebâtir Notre-Dame de Paris, leader of the current cathedral renovation project, thanks to the sponsorship of the L’Oréal group, this innovative exhibition combines physical scenography and augmented reality.

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National Exhibition of Furniture Great Decorations of Notre-Dame

From April 24 to July 28, 2024, the Regional Authority for Cultural Affairs (DRAC) of Île-de-France and National furniture they offer a unique view of the cathedral’s decorations.

From masterpieces salvaged from the April 15, 2019 fire to contemporary pieces designed for the building’s renovation, this exhibition will highlight the renovation and rethinking work done over the past five years interior design.

Among the main works, twenty-one paintings, including thirteen Maya, created by renowned painters of the 17th century and restored under the guidance of DRAC Île-de-France, will be shown for the first time after two centuries in the same setting.

This is a unique opportunity to discover these works, the excellent knowledge and experience and the technical and scientific skills of the heritage restorers and the Center for Research and Restoration of the Museums of France (C2RMF) to restore them to their splendor before their reinstallation in the cathedral. .

This exceptional piece of heritage will interact with the monumental choir carpet offered by King Charlesrenovated by DRAC Île-de-France with national furniture, and with the presentation of new liturgical furniture and seats, resulting from a tender launched in 2023.

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On the fences of the construction site Exhibition Notre-Dame de Paris construction site and its occupations

Produced by the public institution Rebâtir Notre-Dame de Paris, in partnership with Magnum Photos, it offers an exceptional dive into the heart of the construction site and its professionsthrough the eyes of a photographer Patrick Zachmann (Magnum photos).

>> Free exhibition about construction site fences

Conference Study of Notre-Dame de Paris and its construction site

Along with craftsmen, companions, architects and engineers, more than 175 researchers, from laboratories located throughout France, mobilized to better understand the monument, learn more about medieval architecture and shed light on the restoration project. .

Divided into nine working groupsparticipate in the scientific support of the project, in an approach coordinated by the Ministry of Culture and the National Center for Scientific Work (CNRS).

They will present their work during the conference to be held on April 22, 23 and 24, 2024 at the Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine.

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