FPS SYMPOSIUM & DINNER – Everyday Rococo: Madame de Pompadour and the Arts

1–2 July 2022, The Wallace Collection

The French Porcelain Society is pleased to announce the rescheduling of the symposium Everyday Rococo: Madame de Pompadour and the Arts to be held at the Wallace Collection, London, on the 1st and 2nd July 2022. With two days of papers, this will be the first reassessment of Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson’s artistic patronage since the landmark exhibition, Madame de Pompadour et les Arts of 2002.

Commemorating the Tercentenary of her birth, and marking the publication of Rosalind Savill’s book Everyday Rococo: Madame de Pompadour and Sèvres Porcelain, this conference will welcome international experts discussing her interests in the fine and decorative arts.

More information on speakers and lectures here.


Fees for the symposium
Attending: Fees include coffee and tea each day
Members 35 years old and under £60
Members £80
Non-members £100
On Zoom £40
Dinner for members  £85
Dinner for non-members £100


Please select your tickets here.


The first day of the symposium will be followed by a sponsored drinks reception and an optional dinner at the Savile Club. If you wish to attend the dinner only please select your tickets here.

If you have any special dietary requirements, please contact fpsmailing@gmail.com, subject ‘FPS Dinner’.


Image: François Boucher, Madame de Pompadour, 1759. Oil on canvas, 91 x 68 cm. The Wallace Collection, London (P418)