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      Russian Gzhel Exhibition in Houston

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      April 18, 2012

      Wednesday   8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (weekly Monday through Saturday until March 22, 2014)

      2337 Bissonnet
      Houston, Texas 77005

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      Russian Gzhel Exhibition

      Gzhel is the name of a major ceramics Center situated some fifty kilometers southeast of Moscow. The village of Gzhel is mentioned for the first time in the fourteenth century in the testament of Ivan Kalita the Moneybag, the Grand Prince of Muscovy.
      The secrets of the craft were handed down from generation to generation long before, Gzhel really rose to fame as a large center of ceramics in the eighteenth century when local potters mastered the making of majolica or majolicasonbriguet to the island of Majorca, where these ceramic wares were made.
      Admission is free. All works are available for sale

      Our Center is Open:

      Monday – Friday: 8:30a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

      Categories: Art Galleries & Exhibits | Museums & Attractions

      This event repeats weekly Monday through Saturday until March 22, 2014:

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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