Initiative

Artigiano del Cuore Contest. The fundraising campaign

The young Milanese luthier Stefano Bertoli, with 2259 votes, is the winner of "Artigiano del Cuore 2020". Thanks to the votes obtained by the Wellmade community, Stefano will be able to realize his project at the end of the fundraising, which the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte will organize on the platform Rete del Dono. "Artigiano del Cuore" is an initiative of Wellmade, the community of lovers of beauty well done, created to raise public awareness of the importance of the figure of the artisan in Italy and the urgency of a generational change in this sector, using social communication channels and an original and interactive narrative. The project is promoted by Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte in collaboration with Fatti ad Arte, with the contribution of No Panic Agency and Pavyro. For 2020, the competition has decided to offer a concrete help: a fundraising campaign to constitute a donation of up to € 5,000, in order to support the activity of the winning artisan. On Monday 6th July the campaign started and it is therefore possible to make a donation through the crowdfunding platform the Rete del Dono.   Anyone can contribute without having to register on the site, by bank transfer, credit card, PayPal or Satispay. The 5.000€ will be used to finance the realization of a G-shaped leg violet in precious walnut wood, as requested by the winner during the bidding process, helping him to face an expense otherwise impossible to sustain in such a difficult and uncertain moment. The campaign will end on Monday 31 August. Should the amount not be reached within the set deadline, the Fondazione Cologni reserves the right to extend the duration of the campaign. As in previous editions, the winner of Artigiano del Cuore will also have the opportunity to exhibit free of charge at the event "Fatti ad Arte", an event dedicated to high artistic craftsmanship that will be held in Biella on 23/24/25 October 2020, inside the prestigious Historical Houses of Piazzo, the historic district of the city, naturally in full compliance with current safety measures. www.artigianodelcuore.it

Discover more

EVENTS

Online il nuovo sito di “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza”

unascuolaunlavoro.it, the new website of the project “One School, One Job. Pathways to Excellence” online from September 5, 2022. A new look, lots of new content. Throughout the month, and until September 30, Schools will be able to enter applications from students competing in the Fondazione Cologni call for applications. With “One School, One Job. […]

EVENTS

“Mestieri d’arte e Bellezza italiana” at Milan Polytechnic

Launching for the ninth consecutive year is the “Mestieri d’arte e Bellezza italiana” lecture at the Milan Polytechnic, offered among the design faculty’s elective courses and sponsored by the Fondazione Italia Patria della Bellezza. The lectures, taught by Alberto Cavalli, director general of the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, present beauty as a true genetic […]

EVENTS

Alberto Cavalli awarded at the FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS 2022

On Tuesday, September 20, during the XXII edition of the CHI È CHI AWARDS – FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS, Alberto Cavalli, general manager of Fondazione Cologni and executive director of Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, received at Palazzo Marino the social award as curator of the Homo Faber 2022 event that, in an international setting, […]

EVENTS

Venini: Luce 1921-1985

The title of the exhibition just opened in Venice on the Island of San Giorgio, for the initiatives promoted by le Stanze del Vetro, highlights the close link between Venetian glassmaking and light: reflected, projected, diffused by lumiere and panels of various shapes and sizes. Symbolic icons of the exhibition are the imposing veil, from […]