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Nino Caruso

From 28 May onwards, an absolute protagonist of ceramics, constantly looking for new artistic and productive experiences, will be on show.

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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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Cerdee – Our European project

We are involved in a three-year project, funded by the European Union, for the implementation of actions aimed at developing creative entrepreneurship in regions with a strong ceramic vocation

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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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