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The Abruzzo artistic Museum is located in the town of Guardiagrele, in the province of Chieti. The Museum was founded in 1970 by the will of some citizens and attacked the local history. The venue hosting the museum is the Palace of Crafts, housed in a historic convent of the seventeenth century named Saint Joseph of the Good Death Society. Even today you can admire the magnificent baroque facade and the church with decorations, paintings and statues. The museum houses in eight rooms and a living room objects and artifacts that tell the handicraft art of Abruzzo. The collection comprises pieces which have received recognition as part of the craftsman and the arts. Inside the museum collection houses masterpieces of Ranieri Bottega of the masters of wrought iron. Embroidery, carved stone, bobbin work, ceramics, wood, wrought iron and gold are the most important group. The museum hosts cultural events, exhibitions and national competitions related to the craft theme. Of particular note is the National Competition Biennial Art goldsmith Nicola da Guardiagrele involving many enthusiasts and professionals from all over Italy.

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