Camille Broucke, new director of the Unterlinden Museum

Camille Broucke was appointed director of the Unterlinden Museum in Colmar, which houses the Issenheim altarpiece. Currently head of the conservation service within the Grand Patrimoine sub-directorate of the Loire-Atlantique department, curator in charge of the medieval collections of the Dobrée Museum in Nantes, Camille Broucke will take up her duties on September 18, 2023.

Territorial curator of heritage since 2011, Camille Broucke was, from 2012 to 2013, curator in charge of the collections department at the Center national du costume et de la scène (CNCS) in Moulins. In Nantes since 2014, the medievalist has been involved in promoting the medieval collections of the Dobrée Museum.

In parallel with her duties, she teaches medieval art at the Ecole du Louvre for the preparatory class for the heritage curator competition. She has also been a member of the Centre-Val de Loire regional scientific commission for acquisitions since 2018 and founded the network of collectors’ museums in 2020, which she also leads.

Camille Broucke succeeds Pantxika De Paepe, who retired after directing the Unterlinden Museum from 2004 to 2022, and Raphaël Mariani, acting director.

The Issenheim altarpiece, painted by Grünewald between 1512 and 1516, restored and presented in its new room at the Unterlinden Museum in Colmar.

© Le Reverbère, Mulhouse

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