WORKSHOPS AND ACTIVITIES

3D PROJECTIONS

Audiovisual Projections in relief organized by the association Aremis.
> Mineral Zone > Theatre
Micro-Minéraux des Vosges> Schedule of the projections:
- Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 10 & 11 am, 1, 2 ,3 and 4 pm
- Sunday at 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm
> Programme of the projections:
- The Micro-Minerals of the Vosges Mountains – 15’
- Underground Landscapes – 4’30
- Crystal Factory – 5’30
- Cathedral of Ice – 4’30
- 3N Cave – Iran – The longest cave of salt of the world – 7’40
- The Chauvet cave – 4’30
- Lava tubes – 4’30
> Duration of the show: approx. 1 hour


VISIT OF THE MINE GABE GOTTES

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Organized by the Archéomine Association
> Free shuttles from the Mineral zone
> Departures Schedules:
Saturday, noon / 2 pm / 4 pm
Sunday, noon / 2 pm / 4 pm

Accompanied by the Archéomine association guides, visit the gabe Gottes mine that was in activity from the mid 16th century until 1940 (silver and arsenic exploitation).
6 free tours are programmed the exhibition. Duration: 1 hour + 45 minute round trip. Boots, helmets and oilskin coats are provided. CAUTION: Temperature 12 °C in the mine.
Registration at the Information point of Mineral & Gem.


Animation zeitvogel 2ROUGH STONE CARVING WORKSHOP

Presented by Heinrich Zeitvogel
> Mineral zone > Cour Lycée 76 -77 (Schoolyard)

Mr. Zeitvogel will show every participant during this workshop how to cut, grind and polish a previously rough cut stone. Afterwards just pierce it and you will have a unique jewel.


Anim Labo Micro- crédit photo AFMTHE MICRO LAB

This workshop is proposed and led by members of the French Association of micro mineralogy (AFM)
> Mineral Zone > Val d’Argent Expo VE2 200/204

You will discover the fascinating world of the infinitely small through binocular loupes available for your use. The members of the association will be at your disposal and answer all your questions.


THE WORKSHOPS OF LA TABLE D’ÉMERAUDE

> Mineral Zone > CIAP (ground floor)
> Schedule: alternatively and/or continuously according to the workshops and demonstrations

La Table d’Émeraude is a jewelry training center open year round in Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines.
Illustration_Ateliers-Table-EmeraudeDuring Mineral & Gem, it offers several workshops and demonstrations to help you discover the wealth of this activity:
→ Whittling away and wire drawing
→ Jewelry sawing
→ TIG welding (Tungsten Inert Gas)
→ Wax prototyping
→ Carving
→ Faceting
→ Stone cutting
→ Setting with  binocular


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…and several workshops for children to discover HERE.