The Craft Centers celebrate the week of the 'Traditional Nativity Scene made of clay' with exhibitions and conferences

The activities begin today with a talk by the director of the Salzillo Museum and the inauguration of three simultaneous exhibitions of nativity scenes from the Region in the centers of Murcia, Cartagena and Lorca

Algunas de las escenas de belenes que se podrán visitar en el Centro Regional de Artesanía de MurciaSome of the scenes of nativity scenes that can be visited at the Murcia Regional Craft Center

The Craft Centers of the Region celebrate the week of the 'Traditional Nativity Scene of clay' with the organization of simultaneous exhibitions and conferences. The activities begin today, at 5:00 p.m., at the Murcia Craft Center with the talk 'Scenography in Nativity Scenes: The case of the Region of Murcia', by the director of the Salzillo Museum, María Teresa Marín .

Subsequently, the exhibition 'Nativity Scenes of the Region of Murcia' will be opened simultaneously in the centers of Murcia, Cartagena and Lorca, where most of the traditional clay nativity scenes officially registered in the artisan register of the Region are represented.

The general director of Consumption and Crafts, Sonia Moreno, highlighted "the region's nativity scene tradition, which we spread with actions such as this week of activities in order to bring this world closer to citizens and to promote our nativity scenes".

In the Regional Craft Center of Murcia, five sets will be exhibited provided by the nativity scene associations of Fuente Álamo, Lorca, Yecla, San Francisco de Asís de Jumilla and the Friends of the Bethlehem Association of San Javier.

In addition, next Saturday, November 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the Regional Craft Center of Murcia has organized a nativity scene set design workshop called 'Express ruin workshop for your Nativity scene', taught by the Association Nativity Scene of Fuente Álamo and aimed at the general public who want to know basic notions in this matter. Registrations will be made by calling 968 35 75 37 or by email to
The exhibitions can be visited until January 5 from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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