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museum of decorative Arts and Design

musée des Arts décoratifs

et du Design de Bordeaux

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39 rue Bouffard,

33000 Bordeaux

The museum is closed but the activity continues. Follow the museum's team during the works.

▲ The madd-bordeaux starts its metamorphosis in 2023▲

During its closure, from 2023 to 2025, the museum offers a rich program in the city and online

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Jacqueline du Pasquier


Art historian Jacqueline de Pasquier was chief curator of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Decorative Arts Museum) from 1972 to 2000. She oversaw the building’s refurbishment between 1981 and 1984, including the installation of spaces for temporary exhibitions and a storage facility in the jail.

She has penned a number of authoritative books and catalogues on the Jeanvrot collection and the decorative arts, with a special focus on Bordeaux, miniatures, gold- and silversmithing, ceramics and glass. Since 2003 she has served as director of the journal Revue de Sèvres.