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    The collection of coaches will be exhibited in an entirely redesigned space.

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    Restoration and refurnishing works at the palace of Versailles

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    20 years of archaeological excavations in Versailles

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    Versailles Festival 2016

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The palace of Versailles and the Mobilier national

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From 20 September to 11 December 2011, the Palace of Versailles presents an exhibition dedicated to the collections and designs of the Mobilier national, from the Royal Furniture Store under Louis XIV up to our day.

The exhibition – The palace of Versailles and the Mobilier national, four centuries of furniture design – consists of two sections:

- the first section, in the setting of the Apartment of Madame de Maintenon, rounding off the visit to the Grand Apartments of the King and the Queen, is devoted to the historical refurnishing of the Palace of Versailles that is being pursued through the active furniture deposit policy of the Mobilier national,

- the second section, held in the Apartments of the Dauphin and Dauphine, presents contemporary designs of this institution whose primary mission is to furnish the Republic’s official buildings.

This exhibition demonstrates the dynamism of the production of the old Garde-Meuble royal [Royal Furniture Store] up to our day. The refurnishing of these rooms, both historical and dreamlike, will evoke the apartments of the palace of Versailles as they were and as they would be if Versailles had remained the seat of power.

The curatorship of the exhibition is provided:
- for the palace of Versailles by Bertrand Rondot, Chief Curator.
- for the Mobilier national by Jean-Jacques Gautier, Inspector for the Mobilier national, Marie-Helène Masse-Bersani, Manager of the Production Department of the Mobilier national and Manager of the Contemporary Textile Collection, and Myriam Zuber-Cupissol, Inspector-Advisor for Artistic Creation for the Mobilier national.
Jacques Garcia is responsible for the exhibition design and layout.

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