ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO is a three day exhibition of approximately 80 craftsmen who recreate their workshops in the beautiful historic formal Italian garden and orangeries surrounded by hundreds of lemon trees in terracotta pots ancient statues. In these "botteghe" the craftsmen will work and show their skills and secrets, explaining ancient and preserved techniques of making bronze, wood, glass, iron, paper, and marble objects.
The exhibition has been organized since 1995 by Neri Torrigiani and backed by the Princess Giorgiana Corsini with the purpose of promoting the ancient work of the artisans and to show as many guilds as possible from gold leafing to jewel making, from printing to pottery, from scents to hat making, and from restoration of marble inlaid furniture to glass making.
ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO
Via della Scala, 115 - Firenze
Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th of may
From 10 a.m. to 8,30 p.m.
Entrance fee 8,00 euro
tel. +39 055 2654589, fax +39 055 2654590