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MAM – Maestro d’Arte e Mestiere (Master of Art and Craft): the shortlist of excellence 2022

Now in its fourth edition is the MAM - Maestro d'Arte e Mestiere award, promoted by the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte, in collaboration with ALMA, The International School of Italian Cuisine. Dedicated to Italian masters of art of excellence, under the aegis of important and significant institutional sponsorships including the Ministry of Culture, the award is given to 57 master craftsmen who have distinguished themselves for particular professional merits and for their activity in favor of the transmission of knowledge. They are joined by the new 10 Supporters of Artistic Crafts who in the world of education, business, institutions, museums and communication play a fundamental role in the work of promotion, protection and dissemination of our heritage. The association with the prestigious School of the Art of the Medal of the Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, which creates the bronze castings awarded to the creators of "Italian beauty," is renewed for the 2022 edition as well. The awards were presented to the masters at a special invitation-only ceremony in Milan in early October. www.maestrodartemestiere.it

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]