Prestigious luxury watch manufacture Patek Philippe announces The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition New York Family Day, to take place on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Family Day will provide visitors with educational opportunities to explore the world of fine Swiss mechanical watchmaking. The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition is an opportunity for watch aficionados to share their passion with family and immerse their loved ones in the Patek Philippe experience.
The exhibition will run from July 13 – 23, 2017 at Cipriani 42nd Street and will showcase Patek Philippe’s tradition of high-precision watch manufacturing, while offering an insight into the company’s 178-year history as well as its heritage in the domain of Haute Horlogerie. For the first time ever a two-story structure has been created within Cipriani to accommodate an exhibition of this scale. Ten specific rooms (including the Theater Room, Current Collection Room, Museum Room, US Historic Room, Rare Handcrafts Gallery and Grand Complications Room) have been created to showcase unique environments of Patek Philippe. Visitors will have access to exceptional pocket and wristwatches dating back to 1530.
A variety of interactive activities will take place between 10:00am and 7:00pm on Saturday, July 22nd. Specially created balloons, and a coloring station will be some of the offerings throughout the day. Children will have the opportunity to sit side-by-side with a Patek Philippe watchmaker at their bench, while being guided into the world of Patek Philippe and mechanical timepieces. Visitors will be able to take home a memory of the exhibition with a customized photograph featuring a backdrop of the historic Patek Philippe building on Rue du Rhone in Geneva.
The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition New York will be open to the public and free of charge July 13th -23rd, 2017 from 10:00am to 7:00pm.