Scientific partners


The Châtel de Theys development project benefits from the exceptional sponsorship of Mr. Michel Pastoureau, eminent medievalist, director of studies at the Practical School of Higher Studies, correspondent of the Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres, president of the French Society of Heraldry and Sigillography. He is the author of numerous books which have contributed to a better knowledge of medieval society, dealing with themes such as heraldry, emblems, colors and the medieval bestiary.

We offer links below to our scientific partners. These museum and heritage institutions as well as these specialist associations support us in our approach aimed at making the Middle Ages better known through the restoration and rehabilitation of an exceptional site around 1300.


Dauphinois museum

Savoisien Museum of Chambéry

MuséesGeneva art and history museums

Valais History Museum, Sion

Palazzo Madama – Museo Civico d’Arte Antica de Turin

Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

Heritage institutions and foundations

Soprintendenza per i béni e le attività culturali de la Vallée d’Aoste 

Fundación Santa Maria la Real del patrimonio histórico

Scientific associations

Wall Painting Research Group (GRPM)

International Association for Research on Medieval Frames and Painted Ceilings (RCPPM)