Call for paid apprenticeships of the “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza” project

The by-now historic project, "Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza” (“A School, a Job. Training to Excellence”), through which the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte supports training apprenticeships for the young master artisans of tomorrow, is now in its 8th edition. For the 2019/2020 edition, the Foundation will select 25 applications from all those submitted by the Schools of Arts and Crafts in Italy within 30 September 2019. Each young school graduate, new university graduate or newly-qualified artisan selected will have the opportunity to attend 4 weeks of courses at the most prestigious educational institutions and universities in Milan, and then carry out an extra-curricular, six-month paid apprenticeship working side-by-side with an experienced master craftsman. The Cologni Foundation desires to pay homage to the beauty of our peninsula, in supporting the know-how that expresses the identities of its territories, the precious heritage of each Region that awakens the passions and predilections of many learned collectors, as well as the imagination of beauty lovers worldwide. Enrollments open until 30 September   (ph. Peter Elovich)

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


“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 […]


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, […]


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 […]