The position had been vacant since the departure to Versailles of Christophe Leribault, appointed in February. Sylvain Amic will be one of the links in the policy in favor of rurality implemented by Rachida Dati.

The former director of Rouen museums and advisor to Rima's ministry, Abdul Malak, takes the helm of the great national museum dedicated to the 19th century. He has curated several exhibitions, including several devoted to Romanticism and Impressionism. He will carry out the “Catalogue of Desires” mission in 2018, a reflection carried out in favor of the circulation of national collections in the territory. He was among the other candidates received last week by Emmanuel Macron. Among the other candidates, Sylvian Amic, 56, defended a project to open the Great National Museum. He is a general heritage curator who worked at the Fabre Museum in the early 2000s and advisor in charge of museums in the cabinet of Rima AbdulMalak.