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Arts and craft

Niort certified "City and sthe Applied Arts"
Niort and its territory have been since 2000 the place of welcome, exhibition and animation of thousands "creators" of the Poitou-Charentes region.
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 Arts and Crafts shop
"36 Quai des Arts" urges you to come under Les Halles and discover the creative diversity of these Arts and Crafts professionals in Deux-Sèvres. A rich department of more than 250 companies and 217 jobs in different know-hows 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.

An underscoring of the craft know-how
Demonstrations around art professions, thematic markets, visits of workshops offer the opportunity to various public to arrest closely the know-how by meeting directly the craftsmen. 

"Arts and crafts professionals", partners of the Tourist office, who open their workshop to visitors: 
Jean-Paul Landreau and Franceka Céramique in Le Vanneau-Irleau.

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