The Pontine Shops
The province of Latina is a well-known area for artistic craftsmanship. On the ancient Roman road of pottery workshops, there is plenty of ceramics art workshops.
Entering Terracina, down along the historic center, on Via del Rio 15, behind the main square of the city, you can admire the colours of Alessandro Alla’s ceramics. EOS Ceramics is not only a shop where you can buy the finished product, but is a workshop where you can observe the artist at work with lathe, brushes and paints. The results are small objects to use as gifts as well as indoor and outdoor furniture and tiles for cladding.
The laboratory of Raffaella Menichetti, daughter of a Roman sculptor, is located in Via del Fiume 13. Painter and ceramist, her works combines fundamental artisan ability and freedom of expression that harnesses patterns and rules to express artistically. Real works of art are obtained in the art lab-studio, painting on canvas with colour hardened by fire, sculpture with clay, and ceramics with design.
Colibrì Arte is located in the historical centre, on the other bank of the river, in Lungolinea Pio VI 23/25. The mission of this laboratory is to blend art with crafts. The results are picture frames, paintings and stained glass reinterpreting the tradition through modern lines, and a mixture of heterogeneous materials