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Media. Last updated 3rd June 2002
Art Deco 'Rising Sun' window of the former swimming
The Museum has found an amazing home in what
must have been the most beautiful swimming pool in France!
The original striking Art Deco designs
and fittings have been carefully uncovered and restored.
In this setting the Museum opened
in 2001 to present its collections of paintings, sculpture,
drawings, graphic design, textiles, fashions and ceramics -
reflecting the creativity and energy behind Roubaix'
industrial heyday as a world centre of textile manufacture
and other industries.
They will stage a programme of multi-sensory events to help
make the collections and their significance accessible to a
in a review..
Reviewer - It could be
Location: Musée d'Art et
d'Industrie, 23, rue de L'Espérance, 59100
or tramway from central Lille to Roubaix; by car, exit 9
from A22 Lille-Belgium autoroute, then N356,N450to Roubaix
Tel: 00 33 3 20 69 23 60 - Fax 00 33 3 20 69 23 61