REVELATIONS 2015,
A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

With the second edition that welcomed over 38,500 visitors, Ateliers d'Art de France confirms the position of the biennial fair as the global epicenter of Fine Crafts.

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Following the success of the first edition that drew 33,000 visitors, Revelations 2015 continues to grow and takes flight. This year, 38,500 visitors discovered and met over 340 singular artists.

Reunion with Adrien Gardère, scenographer, Henri Jobbé-Duval, General Commissioner of the Revelations fair, Serge Nicole, President of Ateliers d'Art de France and the Revelation fair, alongisde more than 340 crafts workers (craft workshops, art galleries and outstanding manufacturers...) from France and abroad, unveiled their creations and know-how under the nave of the Grand Palais.

A rich and varied programme

The Banquet, the cultural exposition

This quite unique exhibition area brings together fifteen countries and provides the contemporary fine craft.

The children's workshops

devised by the colour specialist Pébéo, these workshops who will be offered to increase awareness on fine craft. Organized visits for students from art and technical schoolshelped welcome over 600 young people.

This first international symposium

will address the issue of the place of fine crafts within tomorrow's economy, in particular the globalised economy of creation.

REVELATIONS 2015 IN NUMBERS

ATTENDANCE INCREASED BY 15%

  • A total of 38,566 visitors
  • Of which 33% were professionals and buyers
  • Over 450 journalists
  • Over 350 instances of media coverage in the French and international press, featuring both general and specialised publications

HIGHLY INTERNATIONAL IN DIMENSION

  • South Korea was the honored country
  • 17 countries were represented by over 70 foreign creators: Chili, China, South Korea, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Norway, The Netherlands, Portugal, The Czech Republic, Senegal, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia.
  • The 1st International Fine Craft Symposium with a theme of "The place of Fine Crafts in tomorrow's economy" welcomed representatives from 10 countries

A PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES:

  • 9 conferences given by experts and film projections were attended by close to 600 visitors, both professionals and general public
  • 22 pedagogic workshops welcomed 220 children aged 5 to 12

RÉVÉLATIONS 2013 IN NUMBERS

  • 33,794 visitors over 5 days
  • 253 exhibitors from 8 countries
  • 1220 attendees to 5 conferences and 16 films
  • 600 students
  • 37 media and other partners
  • 352 articles in French and international press, both general and specialist
  • 410 journalists present