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Centre of Plastic Arts in Carrara

The museum where contemporary art meets marble

Map for 44.0793245,10.097676999999976
location_on Piazza Alberica, 6, 54033 Carrara MS, Italia
Don't miss Malaspina Castle and the Apuan Alps Park
Carrara has always been considered the city of marble, and for good reason. The identity of this centuries-old city—with strong ties to both the mountains and the nearby Ligurian Sea—has always had marble at its heart: the pristine stone has been extracted from area quarries since Roman times. When you hear or utter “Carrara,” marble and quarries are the immediate associations. ...