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Galileo Chini

A amazing exhibition dedicated to the most important Italian protagonists of the Art Nouveau and Deco era.

November 26, 2022 – May 14, 2023

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A visit to the collections

Explore the ceramic art of several cultures around the world, from 4000 BC to the present day, from the masterpieces of Italian Renaissance maiolica to 20th century art and design, with masters such as Picasso, Matisse, Chagall, Legér, Dali, Burri and Fontana.

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Support the museum

The MIC preserves a unique ceramic heritage, very important for mankind. Every day we are engaged in projects that serve society and its sustainable development, to promote knowledge, critical thinking, participation and community well-being.

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For the schools

“Playing with Ceramics”, a didactic laboratory founded by Bruno Munari, considers the game as the main learning method. Young people of all ages are introduced to ceramics through guided tours and specific workshops.

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For families

Every Sunday a workshop dedicated to families with children over 4 years old: pottery workshops, guided tours, graphic and pictorial activities, special projects dedicated to the current exhibitions, to share an afternoon of play and creativity.

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For Adults

Our laboratory “Playing with ceramics” offers a series of workshops to develop creativity and learn ceramic techniques even if you have no experience.

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For the visually impaired

Discover our tour in Braille, our audio insights, and our projects for the tactile use of the works in the room dedicated to popular ceramics and design.

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Our international events

Faenza Prize

International Biennial of contemporary ceramic art

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Argillà Italy

International exhibition market of ceramic art and handicraft

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