MIC - Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Faenza
Founded in 1908, with over 30,000 works it demonstrates the art of ceramics from every era and continent: from finds from the 5th millennium BC, to the collection of the Italian Renaissance, to masterpieces by contemporary artists such as Picasso, Chagall, Matisse, Burri, Baj, Ontani .
The International Ceramics Museum of Faenza is, in its kind, the largest collection in the world. The culture of ceramics in the five continents over the centuries is documented in its halls.
Alongside the great Italian and European production of the Renaissance, important sections dedicated to pre-Columbian America, classical Greece, the Roman age, the Near and Middle East and Islamic ceramics. Contemporary art, Italian and international, is represented by the greatest artists of the twentieth century.
The Museum's exhibition space is currently about 6,000 square meters, with over 3,500 works available along the exhibition itineraries.
The MIC - International Museum of Ceramics also has other important sections such as the specialized library with more than 50,000 volumes of art and ceramics, the Play with Art workshop for teaching with the method of Bruno Munari and the Restoration section that has great experience in the maintenance of museum works and also carries out commercial restoration activities.
The bookshop as well as all the museum's publications is provided with a large collection of books dedicated to ceramics and a good selection of ceramic works produced by Faenza craftsmen.
The museum has published the magazine "Faenza" since 1913.
- Indirizzo: Viale Alfredo Baccarini, 19
- Città: Faenza (RA)
- Tel: +39 0546697311