Your Christmas Travel Guide to Italian Pottery Events: Montelupo

Many events will take place during the holiday season in Montelupo. We’ll stick to the ones regarding pottery, but you can still have a full picture of what is going on in the area through the contact list at the end of the post.

Until January 10, 2009

Between sidereal space and the abyss – Ceramic sculptures and works by Lorenzo Giusto Acquaviva, a Tuscan artist who pays a tribute to his imagery through experimental art.

Contemporary Museum
Opening hours:
Thur-Fri 10 am -1 pm
Sat-Sun 10 am – 6 pm
Closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1

Until December 19, 2009

Glazes, earth and fire: the maestri from Montelupo – A group of 18 works made for the 2009 edition of the International Ceramic Festival will be exhibited in the Hall of the Museum of Ceramics.

The artists are Nedo Scappini, Lorenzo Gheri, Marino Pallanti, Eleonora Costini, Alviero Frangioni, Orazio Pierozzi, Ziero Antonini, Erika Vittori, Ferruccio Cantini, Daniele Antonini, Daniela Sieni, Barbara Mariani,Lara Bacchi, Monica Rossi, Martina Lippi.

The works will then be auctioned on Saturday, December 19 at 4.30 pm, as a fund raising project for the Meyer Children’s Hospital in Florence.

Museum of Ceramics
Opening hours:
Tue-Sun 10 am – 6 pm

For further info on events in Montelupo
Tourist office: 0039 0571 51 352
Museum of Ceramics: 0039 0571 51087
Museum of Archeology: 0039 0571 541547