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Palazzo Madama in Turin reopens, with Mantegna’s exhibition extended until July 20th

The Andrea Mantegna exhibition. Relive The Ancient, Building The Modern, opened in mid-December 2019, and in its time scheduled until May 6 but interrupted by the pandemic and now visible again until July 20, pays homage to the greatness of the Renaissance painter, able to combine classical quotations with modern perspective experimentation, combined with careful observation of the details of objects and handicrafts of the time. An example is offered by the fresco in the Bridal Chamber, in the Ducal Palace of Mantua, reproduces exactly the shape of the clothes, the fabrics, the brocades woven with golden filaments, the embossed leather curtains and coloured linings, the fashionable headdresses, the carpets: all details that document the daily customs of the sophisticated court of the Gonzaga family that, in the middle of the 15th century, made use of selected artisan workshops. Exhibition timetable: Thursday and Friday 1pm-8pm Saturday and Sunday 10am-7pm Closed Monday to Wednesday

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Wellmade participates in Bergamo Brescia Capital of Culture 2023

“Discovering Italian savoir-faire and artistic craftsmanship”, Wellmade’s itinerary among the artisan workshops in the centre of Bergamo, scheduled for Saturday 28 January from 10 a.m. to about 5 p.m., is part of the programme “La città in festa”, the inaugural days of Bergamo Brescia Capitale Italiana della Cultura, coordinated by the Department of Culture with […]

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“Bahuaus Barocco”: only a few places still available!

A free course for the creation of the Palazzo Litta brand: enrolment is open until Saturday 4 February for the “Bauhaus Barocco” workshop, devised for the MiC Lombardy Regional Secretariat and entrusted to the CorsiArte training body with the collaboration of Chiara Gatti, art historian, journalist and CorsiArte lecturer, and the scientific care of the […]

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DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, two examples that become models

On the occasion of the presentation of the programme for Elefsina European Capital of Culture 2023, the Greek Deputy Minister of Culture, Nicholas Yatromanolakis, mentions: ‘We want to do something similar to the Italian projects of DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, opening a hub. Among the many opportunities for the cultural, but also economic and social […]

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Sustainability at your fingertips

Fifteen bags, part of the collection of the Domenico Michelucci Civic Museum of Straw and weaving in Signa, others donated or offered on temporary loan by private individuals, are the protagonists of the exhibition Sustainability at your fingertips. These are objects, together with hats, that distinguish the production of Signa and its territory, made of […]