Artigianato e Palazzo @ the Palazzo Corsini, Florence: May 14-17, 2015

artigianatoThe XXIth edition of Artigianato e Palazzo is taking place May 14-17, 2015. This is your chance to visit the gorgeous private gardens of the Palazzo Corsini and to experience artisan handicraft demonstrations and shop for unique hand-made products. Many of the skills on display are traditional Florentine trades that have been handed down through the centuries and many are risking extinction due to the lack of new generations taking on the trades.

More than 80 artisans from all over Italy and abroad will display and demonstrate their craft trades and techniques using various materials such as glass, fabric, paper, wood, stone, metals, and more. Support local artisans and keep their traditions alive!

This year’s edition celebrates the Fabriano paper company with the demonstrations and an exhibition, 750 anni + 1, Fabriano è carta dal 1264.

See the 2015 program below or load the PDF.

Artigianato e Palazzo 2015

Artigianato e Palazzo

May 14-17, 2015

Hours: 10am-9pm

Tickets: €8.00, Reduced: €6.00

Every day starting at 7pm reduced admission at € 4.00

To purchase tickets in advance, go to the Box Office website.

Entrance: Via della Scala, 115 – Florence, Italy

www.artigianatoepalazzo.it

About SACI

SACI is a US non-profit College of Art and Design in Florence, Italy, for undergraduate and graduate students seeking accredited instruction in studio art, design, conservation, art history, and Italian language and culture. Founded in 1975, SACI offers the following programs: Academic Semester/Year Abroad, Late Spring & Summer Studies, Venice Summer Program, Post-Bac in Conservation, Post-Bac in Studio Art; MFA in Studio Art, MFA in Photography, MFA in Communication Design, Low-Residency MFA in Studio Art, MA in Art History.

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