06/05/2022 - 06/06/2022
The fifth edition of the "Artigiano del Cuore" contest, promoted by Fondazione Cologni and the Wellmade platform, is about to start. This year, the contest is aimed at artisans and workshops that carry on a tradition linked to their local area, understood as the place where the business is based, or the place of origin of the candidate or nominee. The goal is to reward the realities that preserve artisan traditions and territorial specificities, helping to popularize and evolve them. Up for grabs is a mentoring course, worth €3,000, funded by the Fondazione Cologni, with the communication agency TA-DAAN, which will help the winner tell his or her story and work in the digital world, in an innovative, effective and original way. Applications can be submitted directly on the contest website, starting May 5 and ending at noon on June 6. www.artigianodelcuore.it.
An exhibition celebrating the prestigious milestone reached by the Murano glassworks Nason Moretti, which was started in 1923, is underway at the Murano Glass Museum. Since its inception, the furnace turned special attention to glass for the table, characterized by intense colors. Glassware, which became icons of 20th-century glass art, is presented, such as the […]
18/05/2023 - 06/01/2024EVENTS
The Ginori Museum, which as of 2019 is part of the “Fondazione Museo Archivio Richard Ginori della Manifattura di Doccia,” is still closed to the public, but can be seen online, (museoginori.org), because it “already has so many stories to tell,” not only as a place that preserves a vast artistic and archival heritage, but […]
The rose window, the upper part of the large four-light window in the Chapel of Santa Croce, in the Bolognese basilica was made between 1464 and 1466. The preparatory cartoons were made by the painter Michele di Matteo and the stained-glass window executed by the master glassmaker and German Dominican friar Jacob Griesigner, later to […]
“La Grande Bellezza – The Dream Factory”, progetto di mecenatismo contemporaneo per l’alto artigianato artistico, promosso da Starhotels in collaborazione con Fondazione Cologni, OMA-Osservatorio dei Mestieri d’Arte e Gruppo Editoriale, dopo il grande successo di pubblico ottenuto al Fuorisalone milanese 2023 sarà in mostra al Giardino Corsini (15/17 settembre, Firenze) con un allestimento inedito: il […]