Industrial Archeology

59100 Prato PO, Italia

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Prato is known all over the world as a textile city. The Textile Museum is the only one in Italy dedicated to art and textile technology. Spread all over the province are examples of industrial archaeology. Don’t forget the local outlet stores where you can buy excellent products in fine fibers; many buildings have been converted into bars or theaters where they performed impressive performances and art exhibitions


Special events

11th of November 2017 from 17 until 23 via Arno 10, Prato: Occupy Lottozero (free entrance) - Contemporary art exhibition in former textile factory transformed into artistic space

12th of November 2017 11.00 am, Lanifico Peyron/ Museo MUMAT/ Fabbrica Forti Val di Bisenzio: Industrial Archeology Itinerary leaded by Architect Giuseppe Guanci 13.00 Tasting lunch of Tortelli di Vernio 15.00 Opening exhibition: Grand Tour and MUMAT Itinerary 16.30 Industry way: Itinerary through Villaggio fabbrica La Briglia-Fabbrica Forti all’Isola 18.00-20.00 at fabbrica Forti (Isola): The Geyser - Illumination of archival material from CDSE and sound installation From 18.00 Tiny drink

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