Seeing Parisians ‘at work’, practicing traditional ancestral and artisan professions, is a great way to discover the city from the inside. Located in the historic district of craftsmen, on Faubourg Saint-Antoine, Les Ateliers de Paris regularly offers exhibitions in its gallery themed around artisan expertise in the contemporary age. Once a year, craftspeople in residence in the workshops open their doors to those interested in finding out more about their work. Agencies such as ‘Meeting the French’, too, offer access to the workshops and the opportunity to meet and talk with Parisians.
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