Want to brush up on your olfactory knowledge? Exhibitions and museums on the perfume world will help you learn more about this unique industry. A visit to one of them is sure to surprise you and enhance your love of perfume. Read on: we’ll tell you everything you need to know!
The International Perfume Museum
In the legendary town of Grasse, the home of luxury perfumery in France, the Perfume Museum provides a comprehensive guide to all things perfume. From raw materials to the manufacturing process, not forgetting unique and archaeological pieces, a visit to this museum will transport fans of perfume.
Divided into five sections, the Perfume Museum in Grasse recounts the history of perfume from antiquity to the present day. Contemporary topics such as elegance, classicism and frivolity shed new light on the subject of perfume.
Unmissable perfume exhibitions this year
To soak up some of the world’s intoxicating scents, both literally and figuratively, read on for our selection of the best exhibitions on perfume in 2021. You won’t want to miss them!
The century of powder puffs
Jointly organized by the International Perfume Museum in Grasse and Bibliothèque Forney in Paris, this exhibition focuses on face powder and cases from 1880 to 1980. More than 2,000 items from the private collection of the expert and collector Anne de Thoisy-Dallem are exhibited at the Perfume Museum from May 28 to October 3, 2021.
The “Passion Flower” experience
A workshop to learn about becoming a perfumer: find out more about the age-old knowledge of perfumers and enjoy an unforgettable sensory experience. In addition to learning everything there is to know about perfumers, create your own fragrance under the supervision of a perfumery expert at the Museé Fragonard in Paris. Booking required.
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In 2021, you’re going to find out everything there is to know about perfume! From its creation to its use in the contemporary world, embark on an unforgettable olfactory journey! Want to go even further? Let us tell you all about iconic perfumers, the other types of fragrances, fragrance houses, organic perfumes, influences and influencers, how to store perfumes and how to become a perfumer!