The project "Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza" (One School, One Job. Percorsi di Eccellenza), conceived and supported by the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte in Milan, has been promoting for 10 years now the inclusion of young talents in the world of high artistic craftsmanship, financing extracurricular training internships in the workshop, for six months side by side with a great master craftsman. Also for the 2020/2021 edition there will be a "Mini Master" that will precede the 6 months of internship and will be offered free of charge to all selected young people. The theme of this year's edition is "Artisan Renaissance and sustainability". Renaissance as Italian historical heritage, but also as rebirth and restart after a great change that overwhelmed everyone, undermining at its roots the system of small artisan workshops. This rebirth cannot be separated from a new attention and awareness towards the themes of environmental, economic and social sustainability: themes that have always been historically intertwined with artistic craftsmanship, in a completely natural way. Schools located all over Italy, such as Universities, Vocational Training Centres, Fine Arts Academies, ITS and IFTS, Artistic High Schools, Higher Education Schools and private training institutions operating in the field of artistic craftsmanship, are called to identify the best newly qualified, newly graduated or recent graduates to apply for the project "Una Scuola, un Lavoro" (A School, a Job) together with a workshop, laboratory, atelier or craft enterprise located on the national territory, and willing to host them for this important training experience. Applications will be collected by the Cologni Foundation from 1 to 30 September 2020. The application modalities, together with the model of the necessary documents, will be downloadable from the website www.unascuolaunlavoro.it.
On May 27, 1923, the Salsomaggiore spa complex, designed by Ugo Giusti and decorated by Galileo Chini, whose 150th birth anniversary falls on this day, was inaugurated. It is a grandiose work that reconciles memories of art nouveau, with suggestions of the Viennese secession, with motifs already in Deco taste and oriental enchantments. The exhibition […]
27/05/2023 - 17/09/2023EVENTS
In the evocative space of the former Church of Santo Stefano al Ponte, now the Cathedral of the Image, theater of Arte Immersiva, the volume Gioielli a Firenze-Jewels in Florence was presented. Fratelli Peruzzi Archive 1880-1970, edited by Bianca Cappello, published by Livorno-based Sillabe Publishing House. Patient cataloging has returned drawings, plans, notes, photos, and […]
The Venetian Glass Archive, established in 2012, which is based on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, was recently moved to the recently restored 16th-century Sala Messina, located in the Cypress Cloister next to the exhibition aera “Le Stanze del vetro,” which has been the scene of important exhibitions for years. The Glass Study Center […]
From May 13 to July 9, 2023, MIDeC International Museum of Ceramic Design, in collaboration with Triennale Milano, presents “The SCI, Italian Ceramic Society at the 1st Biennial Exhibition of International Decorative Arts in Monza, May 1923.” A celebration of an anniversary: at the prestigious venue in Laveno Mombello, in the province of Varese, the […]
13/05/2023 - 09/07/2023