Interns’ stories are online

Photos, stories, and trivia about the trainees of the project "Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza" (One School, One Job. Paths of Excellence) 2021/22 are now online at From Piedmont to Sicily, from Friuli Venezia Giulia to Sardinia, all along the peninsula young artisans are honing their talents in workshops that carry on a tradition that is a typical expression of the genius loci of their territory. Their mentors and tutors for six months are master violin makers in Cremona, master nativity makers in Naples, masters of glass in Murano or special effects in Rome, pebble mosaic in Genoa, and so on. 27 internships, 27 artisan realities that are passing on their know-how to young people eager to learn and become in turn the professionals of tomorrow. "Una Scuola un Lavoro" is a project of Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte carried out in this edition with main partners Fondazione Cariplo and Fondazione Costa Crociere, the valuable support of Starhotels and the contribution of many patrons who believe in the importance of training new generations of master craftsmen.   (ph. Peter Elovich)

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Wellmade participates in Bergamo Brescia Capital of Culture 2023

“Discovering Italian savoir-faire and artistic craftsmanship”, Wellmade’s itinerary among the artisan workshops in the centre of Bergamo, scheduled for Saturday 28 January from 10 a.m. to about 5 p.m., is part of the programme “La città in festa”, the inaugural days of Bergamo Brescia Capitale Italiana della Cultura, coordinated by the Department of Culture with […]


“Bahuaus Barocco”: only a few places still available!

A free course for the creation of the Palazzo Litta brand: enrolment is open until Saturday 4 February for the “Bauhaus Barocco” workshop, devised for the MiC Lombardy Regional Secretariat and entrusted to the CorsiArte training body with the collaboration of Chiara Gatti, art historian, journalist and CorsiArte lecturer, and the scientific care of the […]


DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, two examples that become models

On the occasion of the presentation of the programme for Elefsina European Capital of Culture 2023, the Greek Deputy Minister of Culture, Nicholas Yatromanolakis, mentions: ‘We want to do something similar to the Italian projects of DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, opening a hub. Among the many opportunities for the cultural, but also economic and social […]


Sustainability at your fingertips

Fifteen bags, part of the collection of the Domenico Michelucci Civic Museum of Straw and weaving in Signa, others donated or offered on temporary loan by private individuals, are the protagonists of the exhibition Sustainability at your fingertips. These are objects, together with hats, that distinguish the production of Signa and its territory, made of […]