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As of November 1, we are open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays and holidays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. → find out timetables

In program

Nino Caruso Exhibition


62nd Faenza Prize

The Premio Faenza International Competition is among the world’s most important competitions in the field of contemporary ceramic art. Applications open until December 12, 2022. Selected works will be on display from July 1 to October 30, 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 adults

Our “Playing with Ceramics” workshop offers a series of workshops to develop creativity and learn ceramic techniques even for those with no experience.

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For deaf people

Two deaf people tell everyone about the MIC in Faenza. In collaboration with Fiadda (Association for the Rights of Deaf People and Families) and with the contribution of the Emilia Romagna Region (ACCESs project)

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For the visually impaired

Learn about our braille tour, our audio insights, and our plans for tactile enjoyment of the works in the room devoted to Folk Pottery and Design.

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Our international events

Faenza Prize

International Biennial of contemporary ceramic art

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Argillà Italia

International exhibition market of ceramic art and handicraft

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