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From October 26th to the 28th, “eleMENTI CREATIVI”: discovering the secrets of the Florentine artisans.

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The event “eleMENTI CREATIVI: discovering the secrets of the Florentine artisans” will start on Friday, October 26th at 5PM with the “opening in music” and will go on until Sunday, October 28th from 10AM to 8PM. It takes place at the Officina Creativa by Artex, the center for the artistic and traditional handicraft of Tuscany, in via Giano della Bella, …

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Artigianato&Aperitivo: record number of participants. New dates after the summer break! 

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One hundred participants in four meetings! A success confirmed by the record numbers of this first portion of the 2018 edition of “Artigianato & Aperitivo.”  The initiative is created by “Artex-Center for the artistic and traditional handicraft of Tuscany,” in cooperation with Officina Creativa and Comune di Firenze, CNA Firenze, Confartigianato Imprese Firenze, Oltrarno Promuove 2.0 and “Andare a Zonzo.”

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The “Florence of the Children” is coming!

The initiative “Florence of the Children”  is returning this year as well, from May 4th to the 6th: a calendar rich with events especially designed for the little ones, but not only! The theme of this edition is “ingenuity,” an invitation to always keep your brain turned on and exercise curiosity, reasoning, analysis, creative thoughts and discovery.  Amongst the many workshops …

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European Days of the Artistic Crafts

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On April 6, 7, 8 the “European Days of the Artistic Crafts” returns, an event organized simultaneously in various European countries to spread the knowledge of the enormous heritage of the artistic and artisanal crafts.  For three days, the artisans’ bottegas and the workshops in all of Europe will open their doors to visitors to show their production techniques and …

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Mercato dell’Artigianato ArtEArti – Fortezza di Montepulciano (SI)

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From March 30th to April 2nd, 2018: 63rd Edition of the Mostra dell’Artigianato in Montepulciano. Set up on the three  floors of the wonderful Fortezza of Montepulciano, free entrance, is once again the fair devoted to quality handicrafts and to the Art of Taste with a section devoted to the best local food and wine specialties.

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FLORENCE ON TV on the program EASY DRIVER

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Saturday, January 13th at 11:40 on Rai Uno Italian Television, the program Easy Driver will devote its fourth episode to the city of Florence, to its historic center, to its wonderful surroundings and to the Florentine handicraft. The visit starts at Piazza della Signoria in Florence in search of the secret of a mystery graffiti by Michelangelo on the access …

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The view on handicraft of the “Accademia di Belle Arti” students

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Thursday, January 11th at 10:00AM,  Officina Creativa, via Giano della Bella, Florence Handicraft, the Oltrarno and the most significant moments of the Artigianato&aperitivo itineraries as seen through the eyes of the young artists of the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze who are attending the lessons on “Languages and Techniques of the Audiovisual” coordinated by professor Massimo Rossi.

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Art, Handicraft and Culture

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December 17th, 2017 at 10:00AM – Giaccherino Convent, Via Sant’Andrea, 40, Pistoia On the occasion of Pistoia Italian Capitol of Culture 2017, the conference: “Art, Handicraft and Culture” will take place. It is a very prestigious opportunity to deepen the link between handicraft, art and culture. Special guest speaker is the art critic Prof. Vittorio Sgarbi.

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