Terracotta craft workshop close to Siena

35,00

Per person
Departure time: 3.00 pm
Piazza Grande, 7 53045 Montepulciano, SI – T: +39 0578 717484

Description

A journey between past and present through the world of terracotta

In Trequanda, a vilalge close to Siena, terracotta clay is a centuries-old tradition, that even every house and every corner of the towns, included Castelmuzio and Petroio, are decorated with terracotta objects. On this tour you will meet a terracotta clay craftsman, who will explain the history of this material related to the territory and the handmade techniques. Under his super vision you will manipulate the clay and create small objects with the use of casts and molds. If you want you can request to bake and ship the object you have made.
Museum of Terracotta in Petroio

A visit to the Museum of Terracotta in Petroio will complete the experience; the museum hosts an important heritage of local culture: ancient terracotta artefacts and examples of traditional making process up to the modern time. A journey between past and present through the world of terracotta.

The package include:

  • Visit to a terracotta workshop;
  • Clay manipulation course;
  • Visit to the Museum of Terracotta in Petroio.

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