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Training Program

with Palace of Versailles

In cooperation with Palace of Versailles, Misk Art Institute offered an opportunity for current and recently graduated Saudi students to enroll in a training program in the fields of art & culture. Starting on August 19th, 2019, the course was designed for male and female undergraduate/graduate/recently-graduated students focusing on a careers in the field of:

  • Museum professionals
  • Landscape designers / Gardeners
  • Marketing
  • Tourism
  • Human resources

Out of 118 applicants only 10 trainees were accepted to the program. They worked closely with the faculty of the Palace of Versailles for 5 weeks on a project to develop their skills in their respected fields. An educational experience like no other, our trainees got the chance to learn from the very best.

Duration of the program was:

5 weeks.

About Palace of Versailles

The history of the Palace of Versailles starts at the 17th century. It was first a hunting lodge, then a seat of power, and finally, from the 19th century onwards, a museum. Composed of the Palace, the gardens, the Park, the Trianon estate and several buildings in town, today the Estate of Versailles spreads.

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Containing over 60,000 works, the collections of the Palace of Versailles span a very broad period. The collections reflect the dual identity of the Palace, as both a palace occupied by the kings of France and the royal court, and later a museum “dedicated to the glories of France,” inaugurated by Louis-Philippe in 1837.


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