Profession: Parfumeur

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 @ 12:30pm

Event Info

Admission

Members $25, non-members $35

Venue

Alliance Française de Chicago

54 W Chicago Ave.

Chicago, 

IL 

60610

Presenter

Alliance Française de Chicago

L’histoire des Parfums de l’Antiquitée à nos jours: An olfactory journey with Patricia de Nicolaï, president of the Osmothèque of Versailles, where perfumes both existing and extinct are archived with scents dating as far back as the 1st century.

Limited seating, please note this talk will be in French. A vin d'honneur will be served after the presentation.This event is organized in partnership with the Délégation générale de l’Alliance Française aux Etats-Unis and with the support of l’Osmothèque.

Patricia de Nicolaï, first chemist and now creator of perfume for 20 years, was born in Paris and raised in the Guerlain town house, side-by-side with four generations of the Guerlain family. Her childhood was, of course, perfumed with the most delicate essences.

Register for this event! Members $25, non-members $35. Please present proof of membership at the door!