Posts Tagged ‘perugia’

The Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Art in Torgiano

April 30, 2014

di Benedetta Tintillini

torThe “Vaselle d’autore” idea was born in front of a glass of good wine, between Master Nino Caruso and the former mayor of Torgiano, in order to create a reality linked to the territory and its excellence. Torgiano which is linked to the wine by ancient tradition and the presence of fine cellars and a dedicated museum.
The initial idea was to create it functional, trying to influence and “rejuvenate” the local artisans production.
This concept was then further developed by Caruso, who decided to invite artists from different disciplines, even if the first experience with ceramics, but, for this reason, potential bearers of ideas and suggestions always new and different.
Since that time, every year, three artists from all over the world are invited to make vaselle, the traditional (more…)


November 12, 2013

By Benedetta Tintillini


Edoardo Brenci

As in an exclusive lounge. That’s the way Edoardo Brenci, art director of the smallest theater in the world, welcomes the guests before the start of the show.

As in his living room , the host greets the guests, watching the faces and recognizing the regulars from new friends, mostly tourists, curious to know (more…)

Exhibition: Small ceramic sculptures – Museum of Deruta

August 29, 2013

Deruta_Gruppo_di_orchestraliSmall figures of children and young girls, caricatures of people and animals drawn from the rural world, including a successful series of donkeys, or the village life and the town, with a large repertoire of (more…)


August 2, 2013

altareA PRECIOUS JEWEL, HIDDEN IN THE HEART OF ITALY celebrated 350 years of life

Father Antonio Santantoni a.santantoni @

photo and English version by Benedetta Tintillini

Millions of people have seen it (or glimpsed) passing by, but few, very few know about it. Thousands of people read its name every day, passing quickly on the large E 45 highway, from Rome to Venice and Ravenna, but only few stop, yielding to an impulse of curiosity. The name raises some amazement – Madonna dei Bagni means Our Lady of the Bath – but then everyone can think that it should be one (more…)

In Umbria Country House “La Locanda di San MIchele”

July 24, 2013


The Suites:

san1The two exclusive suites we have, the “Suite Baudelaire” and “Suite Verlaine,” inspired by the great 19th century French poets, are nicely decorated, and everything in them, even the smallest detail, refer to the style of the historical period and to its own poet, differing one from the other, only by the (more…)

Locanda San Michele … TRY IT!

July 24, 2013

locanda san micheleThe restaurant “Locanda San Michele” reopens, in Via Ballarini 3/5, in the historic village of Corciano, with a new young and dynamic management.

From Saturday, July 6th, every day for both lunch and dinner, guests can taste typical Umbrian cuisine revisited and offered in a (more…)