Osmotheque: Scent-Traveling Through Time at FlowerSchool New York
WITH CHRISTOPHE LAUDAMIEL
FlowerSchool New York is the most prestigious school for floral arts and flower design in New York City. After thirteen years of floral expertise, FlowerSchool is breaking new ground with PerfumeSchool New York, a new school dedicating to exploring scent.
Perfume has one of the longest and most interesting histories of all the art forms and is an important part of culture and a community’s identity. For this event, join world-renowned French Master Perfumer and the only Osmocurator currently based in the United States, Christophe Laudamiel, for a trip through the history of perfumes, exploring topics ranging from Roman orgies in 23 A.D., to women’s scent liberation in 1947, to the flower extracts in Grasse in the eighteenth century.
In this class, Christophe will share and smell with you some of the most iconic and oldest perfumes, most of them disappeared, from the Osmotheque, the international fragrance archives based in Versailles, France consisting of existing or no-longer available perfumes with a mission to protect the world olfactory heritage. Christophe and the New York-based non-profit Academy of Perfumery and Aromatics are the exclusive entities in the United States with the rights to showcase historic and rare perfumes archived at the Osmotheque of Versailles.
July 27, 5:30-7pm
213 West 14th Street
New York, NY 10011