MIC – International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza
At MIC of Faenza, ancient pottery from all over the world and works of artists selected for Faenza International Award.
The MIC, International Museum of Ceramics, is located in Faenza (in the district of Ravenna) and it is the largest collection in in the world of hancrafted ceramics.
Founded in 1908, after a great International Exhibition dedicated to Evangelista Torricelli, the Museum has continued to expand and becoming also an important center for ceramic culture.
In addition to rooms with artifacts, including antique floor tiles, documenting the history and evolution of pottery, every year the museum hosts temporary exhibitions and organizes the “Premio Faenza” (Faenza Award) dedicated to new artists with the objectiv of enhancing the most advanced research in ceramic, between contemporary art and design.
Until January 24 (2016), the Museum exhibits 130 ceramic works, selected from the Museum among more than 1,300 who signed up for Premio Faenza, which is also one of the longest-running awards in this field: the first edition of the International Competition of Ceramic Art is dated 1938.
Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche
Viale Baccarini 19 – 48018 Faenza RA
Phone: +39.0546.697311 – fax. +39.0546.27141
The Museum is closed: every Monday unless it is a holiday, January 1st, May 1st, August 15th, December 25thGo to the official website of MIC – International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza