Rue des Métiers d’Art – Arts and Crafts exhibition in Nontron
Dates: October Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th 2022
Place: NONTRON, north Dordogne (24300), in the heart of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.
City center: Place Alfred Agard, voie des Tanneurs.

Hours and prices:
Entry 2,00€ with access to the tombola (3 prizes to win) – No payment by card for the entry
Free for less than 16 years old.
Free access to the Voie des Tanneurs.
No dogs allowed
Friday: 2-7 pm, Saturday: 10 am-7 pm, Sunday: 10 am-6 pm
+33(0)5 53 60 74 17 –

Aesthetic, use, pleasure, exceptional, daily life, knowhow and materials:
30 arts and crafts workshops
Decoration, tableware art, jewels and fashion accessories
Unique items and little series
+ Workshops and demonstrations + Rasing awareness among the arts and crafts formations

The 12th exhibition Rue des Métiers d’Art will occur on October 28th, 29th and 30th 2022 in Nontron, in North Dordogne.
Every year, around 30 arts and crafts professionals present their new collections and make the demonstration of their knowhow and creativity. This 2022 edition respect this basic rule. The rigorous selection  is based on the official glossary of the arts and crafts jobs and gives prominnence to the excellence of the gesture, the nobility of the material, the precision of the finishing stages and an irreproachable aesthetic. The exhibition Rue des Métiers d’Art presents creators who perfectly master exceptional knowhows and share the current concerns while aiming for a better future.

Among them, there will be 18 first-time exhibitors as the discovery is in the heart of our identity. Art cutlery manufacturers, sculptors on paper or ceramic with very personnal universes, wood turner mixing tradition and modernity, stylist, trendy and ethical, refined jewel manufacturer, leather workers, lampshade creator, engraver or also producer of angora wool…they will surprise and deslight the public !
They come from the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region but also from the Haute-Loire, Rhône, Ariège, Haute-Garonne or Paris. The members of the Pole have their place this year again.
The Experimental Pole of Arts and Crafts in Nontron which organize the exhibition aims to support the development of the arts and crafts sector. It then invites the Campus des Métiers et Qualifications Cuir, Textiles, Mode et Luxe de Nouvelle-Aquitaine to present the formations of these knowhows.
Another famous exhibitor is the publishing house Citadelles et Mazenod which will come to present its art works.

The public will be able to discover on theexhibition art objects, unique or little series items in the sectors of the decoration, fashion and tableware art.
Numerous knowhows and materials will be represented: paper sculpture, ceramic, weaving, engraving, feather work, basketwork, leather work, cutlery manufacture, glass blowing and engraving glass, textile creation, jewellery…
Workshops will allow young and old to get initiated to these knowhows with high technicity.
Finally, the exhibition is deployed in the entire city with workshops and shops open to the public and the Arts and Crafts Shop which has settled down rue Carnot during the restauration works in the castle.

Rue des Métiers d’Art affirms clear and loud that it is possible to consume differently with the arts and crafts. Buying an arts and crafts objects means to buy beautiful, sustainable and ethical! Buying an arts and crafts objects also means to meet a craftsman, discover his personality, it adds human in one’s daily life.

A few hours away from big cities, our visitors will be able to discover and aquire original, sustainable objects produced in France and adapted to the modern use.


The exhibitors-creators 2022 : You can find the list of the exhibitors here
Milena Barteau (ceramist), Laurence Blondon – L.O. Cacou (clothes designer), Amandine Bonneau – Méri-Li (creator of fashion accessories, feather worker), Jenny Braeckman – Mö créations feutrées (felt worker), Jean-Marc Brotier (basket maker), Thomas Cadith (ceramist), Pascale Carol – Chilia (clothes creator), Karen Cayuela – Les dessous de Karen (creator of lingerie), Citadelles et Mazenod (publishing house), Olivier Constantin – O création bois (creator of furniture in wood), Coutellerie NontronnaiseAstrid Desaché – Petit grain de peau (leather worker), Marie-Pierre Dupérier – Macrealux (lampshade creator), Laure Epinoux – LOre (sculptor and illustrator), Esther Farrache (jewel creator), Céline Giry – Gitzi création (ceramist), Hélène Joly – L’atelier des chemins (basket maker), Marie Kastner (creator of clothes in angora wool), Fanny Lelong-Sonthonnax -Atelier Antiope (leather worker), Katell Le Moigne – Katell M., atelier du zinc mordu (engraver), Le Moulin du Got (paper mill and craft printing company), Les céramistes de Fanlac (ceramists), Damien Maillet – Zinwood (wood turner), Hélène Michelotto – SAN (jewel creator), Yann Régibier (cutlery manufacturer), Pauline Roques (art pearl manufacturer, creator of jewels and little decorative objects in drawn glass), Virginie Soumagnac (ceramist), Floriane Tourrilhes (glass blower), Marie-Hélène Vallade-Huet (ceramist, sculptor) , Agnès Varèse – Yackatisser (weaver).

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