EVENTS

December 9th and 10th

110th anniversary of Dom Robert 's birth 

1907-1997

 

Weaving's demonstration, conference, meeting and archival films projection


Saturday and Sunday:



-From 14h00 to 17h30, weaving demonstration on the Museum's loom and testimony of Ms. Daubusson - a weaver- from her work at Goubely's workshop.


- Projection on Saturdays and Sundays, Patrick Cazals' "Les Champs de laine" and other archival films. Price: 8 €


Sunday, December 10
Conference and Guided tour
From 15 to 17h


Conference-projection, led by Ms. Sophie Guérin-Gasc, on 20 years of research around Dom Robert's  work , followed by the Dom Robert museum guided tour .
On booking-Limited number of participants- Price 9 €

Welcome

DISCOVER THE SOREZE ABBEY-SCHOOL...

 

Enter in a historic monument with a prestigious past.

Founded in 754 in the foothills of the Montagne Noire, this Benedictine abbey became famous through its innovative teaching methods practiced from the 17th century until its closure in 1991.

its renown was such that it was established as the Royal Military school of Louis XVI and welcomed students from all over the world.

During the 19th century it was directed by a Dominican, the Reverend Father Lacordaire.

 

Explore "the Dom Robert and 20th century tapestry museum".

Open since spring 2015, this museum covers a surface area of 1500 square meters, with buildings laid out in a way that reflects both a contemporary style and one mindful of its heritage.

The Sorèze Abbey-school is today a place of rich cultural and touristic activity, a recognized rural development center, one of the primary sites in the Midi Pyrénées region and an approved "Maison des Illustres" and "Famille Plus" where Art, knowledge and nature meet.

 

The Sorèze Abbey-school is driven by a rich cultural program.

The "Musiques Festival des Lumières" festival in July -Opera, various style of music, baroque and contemporary, all find a place in the chapel, the "Salle des Illustres", and the Abbey church or outdoor in the red courtyard.

 

 

You want to learn more about Dom Robert's Tapestries ?

 

Don't hesit to consult this very interesting article from the website Best Of France, today

https://www.francetoday.com/travel/following-heart-warp-weft-tapestry/

Your visit

OPENING HOURS

- Monday to Sunday, except Tuesdays.

Opening every Tuesdays in July and August

-From April to September

10:00a.m. to 12:30 / 14:00p.m. to 18:00p.m.

- From October to March

14:00p.m. to 17:30p.m.

CLOSED the 1st of may - DURING CHRISTMAST VACATIONS AND JANUARY

 

ADMISSION

Entrance valid to the school museum and the Dom Robert and 20th century tapestry museum

Adults: 7€

Children under 12 years old: free admission

Students or groups more than 10 persons: 5€

Family: 15€*

*Couple of adults + children over 12

ACCESSIBILITY

The museum is totally accessible to public with reduced mobility. Wheelchair and pushchair access

 

 

Abbey-school Sorèze - 1 Rue Saint Martin-BP 90025 - 81540 SOREZE

tel: 05.63.50.86.38 / abbaye-ecole.soreze(at)tarn.fr