Having reached its 27th edition, Cèramica, the International Ceramics Festival in Montelupo Fiorentino, will present an event celebrating the material that has characterized and still distinguishes the history and culture of this town in the province of Florence. Three days of events and initiatives promoted by the Municipality of Montelupo and Fondazione Museo Montelupo, ranging from art to craftsmanship, from ceramic industries to gastronomy. This year the theme chosen is "Rosso Fiorentino," a tribute to the color discovered and used since the sixteenth century by local craftsmen and artists: a particular, mysterious and evocative shade of red. For the second consecutive year, the event will host "Formae," an exhibition market of fine artistic craft products, in which 25 of the most talented potters and designers of Italy will exhibit their works.
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 […]