Discover Sicilian craftsmanship with local artisans. Explore an unique pottery studio located in the heart of Catania and learn all about traditional ceramic manufacturing ... More info ›
Discover Sicilian craftsmanship with local artisans. Explore an unique pottery studio located in the heart of Catania and learn all about traditional ceramic manufacturing. Improve your artistic skills creating your own pottery masterpiece.
Discover an ancient Sicilian art: the
pottery manufacturing. Enter in a unique studio in the heart of Catania for discovering all the secrets behind this fascinating art. From the ground to the object creation, this famous pottery lab is full of artisans which have a lot of knowledge to share with curious travelers. The studio was created in the Sixties and it's
inspired by Sicilian folklore and also by the great masters of Modern Art, among other Picasso and Matisse.
Start this special experience with an historic introduction about pottery craftmanship: learn about the origins of the laboratory, discover the roots of ceramic manufacturing in Sicily and all over the world. Let you be guided by expert and friendly artisans during your journey through the magical pottery universe. Discover all the steps of production before improving your
artistic skills on ceramic.
You will begin your hands-on experience working on the lathe: model your piece of ceramic for creating your own masterpiece. Your
passionate artisan and guide will share with you all the secrets for realizing an original handcraft. While working, you will discover more educational tips about ceramic. Then, it's time to
decorate your own tile! An expert designer will teach you the techniques for personalizing your special tile.
Once the work is completed, your own ceramic objects will be cooked in the special oven (48 hours of cooking) and if you desire, your handcraft will be sent to you. At the end, enjoy a tour of the
ceramic shop and bring with you a souvenir for your friends and family. Get ready for an authentic experience in Sicily!