Girard-Perregaux' travelling museum collection to come to Singapore, Shanghai

The Esmelrada

To celebrate its 220th anniversary, Girard-Perregaux is launching a worldwide travelling exhibition of exceptional timepieces from its museum collection and of rare contemporary watches. It will be the most important set of its timepieces ever showcased outside Switzerland.

“A tale of inspiration – Unveiling 220 years of watchmaking Art” will take the visitor through two centuries of evolution in the art of watchmaking. One of the highlights of the exhibition will be the “Esmeralda,” a masterpiece that was awarded a gold medal at the Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1889.

This travelling exhibition will stop in:
• Singapore – Art and Science Museum – from 16th to 18th September 2011
• Shanghai – Sinan Mansions – from 20th to 23rd October 2011
• New York – Madison – from 18th to 26th November 2011

Other exceptional timepieces from the collection will be presented:
• In a dedicated space of the Printemps Haussmann in Paris, from 25th August to 8th October 2011
• In the unique setting of the exhibitions of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie:
- Mexico – Salón Internacional Alta Relojería – from 4th to 6th October 2011
- Moscow – Kremlin Museum – from 21st October to 10th November 2011
- London – SalonQP – from 11th to 12th November 2011
- Paris – Salon Belles Montres – from 25th to 27th November 2011