DANIA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- South Florida's most unique art and collectibles gallery, the Gallery of Amazing Things, is proud to announce it will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Lladro, producer of the world's most widely recognized art porcelain, by showcasing an exclusive collection from Oct. 30 - Nov. 13. The special exhibition kicks off with a ribbon-cutting event on Oct. 30, sponsored by LUXE Interiors + Design Magazine, featuring Rosa Lladro on-site for signings and interviews. Additionally, the gallery will host a Lladro Design Event on Nov. 8 in conjunction with the American Red Cross, South Florida Region. 20 percent of all purchases made at the Gallery of Amazing Things from Oct. 30 through Nov. 13 will benefit the American Red Cross.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary, a selection of unique historical pieces from the Lladro Museum at The City of Porcelain in Valencia, Spain, will be on display for a limited time in the United States. The Gallery of Amazing Things, located at 481 South Federal Highway in Dania Beach, Fla., was chosen as one of only three locations to showcase the exclusive collection.
This is a unique opportunity to learn about the legacy, tradition and the artistic roots behind the finest porcelain sculptures in the world. Rosa Lladro, President of Lladro and daughter of Juan Lladro, eldest brother of the brand's founding brothers, is thrilled to bring this exclusive collection to the South Florida community.
Guests are invited to the kick-off event with Rosa Lladro on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 6 - 9 p.m. for an exclusive evening filled with art, music, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Sponsored by LUXE Interiors + Design Magazine, the event will showcase four Lladro-styled vignettes, created by LUXE Magazine's top designers that represent the Lladro Home Collections in a modern and functional way.
"It is an honor and a pleasure to be chosen as one of three locations in the United States to highlight Lladro's 60th anniversary," said Gregg Whittecar, producer of the Gallery of Amazing Things. "We invite everyone from the community to come out and celebrate the excellence that is Lladro's porcelain art, which is handcrafted entirely in Spain. In addition, we are proud to support the American Red Cross by donating 20 percent of proceeds during our two-week celebration."
The Gallery of Amazing Things is South Florida's most unique art and collectibles gallery, elegantly purveying and showcasing the finest artifacts in a 24,000-square-foot showroom. For more information on all the events surrounding the Lladro 60th anniversary, please visit www.galleryamazing.com.
GALLERY OF AMAZING THINGS:
Opened in 2012, the Gallery of Amazing Things is South Florida's most unique art and collectibles gallery. Located in Dania Beach, Fla., the Gallery of Amazing Things encompasses 24,000 square feet of space and purveys the finest in art and collectible artifacts. The space has created an amazing environment for showcasing art, unlike any other in Florida. For more information about the Gallery of Amazing Things, please visit http://galleryamazing.com/ or call 954-654-7739.
Lladro was established by the brothers Juan, Jose and Vicente Lladro in 1953 in Valencia, Spain. Since then, the brand has undergone an amazing metamorphosis from an artisan workshop to a huge firm that holds a presence in over 120 countries and is at the forefront of contemporary porcelain design. All Lladro pieces are the fruit of a painstaking handmade process of creation, still carried out entirely in the workshops of The City of Porcelain, in Valencia. The highest artistic and technical quality is achieved in each phase of this process. For further information on Lladro, visit www.lladro.com.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN RED CROSS:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.
SOURCE Gallery of Amazing Things