Luogo - Museum
MUSEO DELLE TRADIZIONI ARTIGIANE
Where SALITA DEL CASTELLO, SNC, Tossicia (Teramo)
The Museum of techniques and craft traditions of Tossicia was founded with the purpose of promoting the environment of the Sicilian Valley and its historical, cultural and artistic heritage. The exhibition is meant to encourage the knowledge of local craftsmanship especially among students of every age. The exhibition consists of four sections concerning the most important handicrafts related to the rural and pastoral world, symbolized by for elements: copper, textiles, wood and corn. About these themes the museum proposes activities and live experiences involving students and teachers in order to support the knowledge and exploration of material and of working techniques. Furthermore the museum contains a contemporary art exhibition, consisting of several works which the painter Annunziata Scipione devolved to the Museum, among which a beautiful fresco representing a local landscape.