Le Pôle Expérimental des Métiers d'Art (PEMA)

Avenue du Général Leclerc - 24300 - NONTRONView map


The Pôle Expérimental Métiers d'Art (PEMA) is waiting for you in Nontron, "Ville et Métiers d'Art". It hosts all year round thematic exhibitions dedicated to crafts: ceramics, enamel, mosaic, woodturning, design, etc. These exhibitions highlight contemporary creations stemming from ancestral know-how; they take place in an 18th century castle, overlooking the Bandiat valley and the Jardins des Arts. As a tribute to the cutlery tradition of the city and its famous Nontron knife, the castle also houses the Space of Blades and Metals, a collection of a hundred art and regional knives. You will also find the Boutique Creative Professions and its selection of local art objects. During the holidays, workshops and beginner’s workshops are organised for all ages: stone carving, pottery...

Prices & Conditions

  • Pets accepted
    • no

Practical information

Opening dates & hours

  • Opening dates
    • , from 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020

Equipments & Services

  • Receiving groups
    • yes
  • Handicap accessibility
    • , yes
  • Spoken languages ​​
    • , French
    • , English
    • , Spanish
  • Cultural activities
    • , Artisanal expertise


Our address

Avenue du Général Leclerc


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