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Arts and craft

Niort certified "City and Art professions"
Niort and its territory are since 2000 the place of welcome, exhibition and animation of thousand "creators" of the region Poitou-Charentes.
Niort and the nearby Swamp from Poitou also invite the visitor to push the door of workshops to discover these ancestral know-how: jewelry, sculpture, cabinetmaking, wrought-iron craft … 

"36 Quai des Arts", your Art professions shop
"36 Quai des Arts" urges you to come to discover under Les Halles the creative diversity of his professionals art professions in Deux-Sèvres. A rich department of more than 250 companies and 217 jobs in the different know-how combining creation, innovation and restoration. These creative craftsmen shape the wood, the metal, the stone, the clay in unique rooms or small series; products of an alchemy of "the spirit, the hand, the material" which accompanies the idea towards the creation.

A putting in light of the craf know-how
Demonstrations around art professions, thematic markets, visits of workshop offer the opportunity to various public to arrest closely the know-how by meeting the live craftsmen. 

Professionels "art and craft", partners of the Tourist office, who open to the visit their workshop:
Jean-Paul Landreau and Franceka Céramique in Le Vanneau-Irleau.

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