Centre international du Vitrail de Chartres, Chartres

(3.9/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
Discover the ancient and contemporary art of stained glass at Centre international du Vitrail de Chartres. The colorful small collection has explanations of the methods used as well as the historical background of the pieces. The basement exhibition of modern stained glass contrasts with historic styles found in area cathedrals. Virtually unchanged since the 16th century, this center features eternal manufacturing methods used to create flat panes of glass. Watch artisans to learn how people throughout history, and today, cut, set, and solder glass to make windows. Put Centre international du Vitrail de Chartres into our Chartres travel itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Chartres.
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  • Great explanation about the art of create, renovate the stained glass windows of the churches and especially to Chartres (blue) gorgeous stained glass windows of the Cathedral of our Lady... and you can you also offer small traditional or more contemporary stained glass for decoration...
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  • Make an appointment for a group or an individual to discover a very rare art craft. You will discover pationnes artists in creating new to your application works or renovation of stained-glass windows of all countries.
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  • in my opinion, it is best to start by visiting this center before going to see the originals of the Cathedral close. The ground floor is devoted to the presentation of the stained-glass windows (techniques, themes) that the visitor will find later. Do not hesitate to spend a little time before you use the stairs leading to the lower level. Here we discover that the art of stained glass combined with the contemporary mode offers a range of a remarkable aesthetic, playing on the colors (including an absolutely splendid blue monochrome).
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