“Patrimoines”: Paris-Match is organising an exhibition in Terminal 1 at Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle airport



From October 2019, visitors have an opportunity to discover the “Patrimoines” (Heritage) exhibition in satellite 1 of Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport’s Terminal 1. Its objective? To highlight the work and the know-how of France’s heritage restoration teams through a series of historical monuments.

 

Via six triptychs, you can discover six restored monuments with complete overviews of the buildings and views of the work underway and at the end of the restoration process.



L'Opéra Garnier

This building is officially listed as a historical monument. The aim is to showcase the ceiling created by Chagall.


Musée du Louvre

The aim is to showcase the restoration of the famous ancient sculpture The Winged Victory of Samothrace at the Louvre Museum.


Musée Guimet

The aim is to showcase the delicate handling of the statues during the relocation of the works to the new rooms at the National Museum of Asian Arts when it reopened in 2001.


Sainte-Chapelle

The aim is to showcase the Sainte-Chapelle after seven years’ restoration work managed by the National Monuments Centre (the Centre des Monuments Nationaux, or CMN) including the restoration of the façade and all of the stained-glass windows.


Museum national d’histoire naturelle

The aim is to showcase the work carried out over the last twenty years in the Gallery of Evolution, including the restoration of some of the 9,500 animals housed there over a three-year period by taxidermists.


Cathédrale de Reims

The aim is to showcase the work of the specialised teams working on the cathedral’s stonework.