Museum of Button

The Museum of Button (Musée du Bouton) is open, in Estévenens

Nicola Beaupain didn't want the buttons of her grandmother to disappear. As a child, the buttons fascinated her, and today, the magic goes on. She has decided to create a Museum of Button in her renovated farm in Estévenens.

Very soon, she received a lot of boxes filled with buttons from all around the area. With some friends, she started to count them, sort them and sew them on wood panels covered with tissue, that will be shown at the different exhibitions.

50'000 buttons of all shapes, colors and origins have been sewed. The oldest buttons come from the 16th Century, but most of the pieces are from the 19th and 20th Century.
Come discover the history of buttons in Estévenens.

Events to come :

- Samedi 25 (14h30) et dimanche 26 mars (10h et 13h30) -
Défilé de mode bien boutonné avec Oldtimer & Teilemarkt
Forum de Fribourg

- Jeudi 30 mars (19h) -
Conférence de Nicola Beaupain
Musée de la Mode, à Yverdon-les-Bains

- Du 6 mai au 3 juin -
Inauguration et Défilé de Mode "bien boutonné" le samedi 6 mai entre 15h et 16h
Exposition itinérante des tableaux de boutons cousus
EMS les Cerisiers à Payerne

- Samedi 10 juin (11h et 14h) -
Défilé bien boutonné avec les magnifiques Oldtimer
Place de fête : terrain de football de Vuisternens-devant-Romont

- Du 6 au 15 octobre (11h - 18h) -
Eloge du Fil : Arts Textiles Contemporains à Avenches
Salle du Théâtre
- Présentation de notre dernière exposition "Bravo les femmes" boutons et dentelles
- Nos plus belles tenues "bien boutonnées", 8 grands tableaux textiles et boutons et 5 mannequins du Musée de la Mode d'Yverdon.
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