MIDA 2020 changes dates: the 84th International Craft Show will take place from 16 to 20 December, again at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence

Founded in Florence in 1931, the International Handicraft Exhibition is the first exhibition-market of handicrafts in Italy and is still today the most important event dedicated to the excellence of craftsmanship in the world. In order to transform this moment of crisis into an opportunity for growth, to continue to sustain artisans and companies, and to contribute energetically to the sector's relaunch on the global market, MIDA 2020, the 84th International Handicrafts Exhibition, scheduled from April 24 to May 1, has been postponed from December 16 to 20, again in its historic setting of the Fortezza da Basso. In these months, the construction of Emporio MIDA is planned: a permanent digital vetrine dedicated to our exhibitors. A project to build the future of crafts together. All the news on Instagram and Facebook profiles of the Fair and on mostrartigianato.it.

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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 […]


Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium)

It was presented last September 15 at the Museo Civico Archeologico in Milan on the occasion of The Italian Glass Weeks running until September 28, 2022. Gioielli di Vetro dalla Preistoria al III Millennio (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium) edited by Bianca Cappello and Augusto Panini is not only an elegant volume […]


Into the Trees II, the exhibition in Rome by Setsuko, an internationally renowned artist

Setsuko, an internationally renowned Japanese painter, presents her exhibition Into the Trees II at the Gagosian gallery in Rome. The artist, who has lived in Rome for a long time and currently combines the tranquility of the mountain landscape in Switzerland with the liveliness of the Paris atelier in Astier de Villatte, where she creates […]


Support crafts: make a difference. Now also with voluntary donations

We have important plans for the coming year: to increase the number of young artisans to be trained, to strengthen scientific research and publishing activities, and to organize events that will allow art masters to have greater and greater visibility. Establish European-level partnerships to better and better promote Italian art crafts. Now you can help […]