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  • Museums

    National Ceramics

    Perhaps one of the most interesting forms of ceramics is that of Safiot pottery. These incredibly ornate masterpieces are simply unbeatable for handcrafted decadence. The skill needed for Safiot pottery is passed down from generation to generation and many still practice this form of pottery today. In fact, visitors can take a course in it wherein they are housed with the family of a Safi ...

  • Museums

    Antiquities

    The Museum of Antiquities is located in the village of Chefchaouen, in Tangier, and is found in what used to be the kitchens of the Sultan’s palace, Dar El Makhzen. Surrounding the museum is a beautiful Andalusian garden where visitors can walk and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. There is also a replica of an ancient necropolis, which is a large and elaborate cemetery that was used by ...

  • Theater

    Marrakech Popular Arts Festival

    It is very hard to believe that the city of Marrakech could become more frenzied, energetic and noteworthy than it already is on any given day of the year. This Moroccan city is alive with street vendors, locals, tourists, shops, stores and attractions. Amongst the bustle of city life, tourists usually escape to quieter sights such as the gardens of the Saadian Tombs or the peaceful grounds ...

  • Art Galleries

    Espace Othello

    Art lovers should always spend at least a little time exploring the art galleries of whatever country they visit. Art can be an insightful way to examine the culture and influences of a country, but it is also a creative expression of emotion and thought. In this way art is universal – it exceeds language boundaries and communicates thought, feelings and intentions to viewers and art lovers ...

  • Art Galleries

    Frederic Damgaard

    Art is so varied from one artist to the next that people often find themselves asking ‘is it art?’ In the broadest meaning of the word, art can be defined as being the expression of creativity and imagination. However, art is often most valued when the skill needed to produce an artwork is particularly difficult – for otherwise anyone could produce art and art would lose its value in the ...

  • Art Galleries

    Matisse

    Any lover of art should spend at least a little time visiting the many art galleries in Morocco if they plan to spend some time in the country. These galleries can prove to be an oasis of tranquility and beauty in a busy market area filled with bartering, rugs and livestock. The art market of Morocco is still relatively young, having only really started coming into its own in the last few ...

  • Culture

    Art

    The eclectic pulse and electrifying atmosphere that can be enjoyed throughout Morocco is largely captured through the brilliant colors and bold designs that are visible in every city. The diverseness of the landscape and the intensity of the culture have been captured in many forms by artists and craftsmen. These can be found in the art galleries of Morocco, as well as in the country's ...