Hermès Artisans Come to Lyon to Share Secrets of the Trade

Published: 2018/06/22

The exposition “Hermès Hors Les Murs” brings master craftsmen and women to Lyon


The exposition “Hermès Hors Les Murs” invites the artisans of Hermès to share their craft with Lyon, with workshops, demonstration and talks from June 20 to July 1.


Hermès Hors Les Murs” is at Lyon’s Palais de la Bourse (Place de la Bourse, Lyon 2) from June 20 to July 1, offering an up-close view of the world of Hermès products, from inspiration to production.

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“Hermès Hors Les Murs” brings visitors inside the world of Hermès luxury products during meetings with artisans. © Hermès Paris 2018

Hermès artisans will be in Lyon over the course of the exposition to share their craft, allowing visitors to learn about how products are made for the high fashion empire.

With a reputation in everything from scarves and bags to watches and saddles, the Hermès name is world-renowned. Visitors are invited to take a peek into the inner workings during “Hermès Hors Les Murs,” in workshops where they can watch and learn how artisans make the products.

The expo also features talks, including how to become an artisan, the history behind the famous Hermès scarves and the fabric the company uses, how they find inspiration for creations, and more.

On Thursday and Friday nights the exposition stays open late and brings in DJs to blend music with art.

Entry is free. The show is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., with late nights until 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and until 7 p.m. on Sunday. The full program is available here.