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The Art Crafts schools are restarting, an important appeal!

The joint action of the Italian Schools of Arts and Crafts launched by ALMA, the International School of Italian Cuisine and supported by Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte, continues with tenacity and with good results to date. The appeal of this network of institutes of excellence to national and regional institutions for a reopening in the near future, based on the evidence of the specificity of teaching, necessarily based on practice and laboratory, is bearing excellent fruit, and several Schools have already resumed their activities in Regions such as Lombardy, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Emilia Romagna, Campania. Returning to teaching as soon as possible in full compliance with safety regulations: this is the theme of the request carried out by the network, in dialogue with regional institutions. This has led to the effective recognition of the Appeal and its motivations, vital for the very survival of these Schools, repositories of a unique know-how in the world. More than twenty prestigious educational institutions have joined the network with Alma: from the Accademia del Teatro alla Scala to the Accademia Nazionale dei Sartori, from the Politecnico Calzaturiero to the Scuola di Restauro di Palazzo Spinelli, from the Scuola dei Mosaicisti del Friuli to the MAC in Biella, from the Villa Fabris Association to the Scuola del Cuoio and the Arsutoria School, to name but a few. The reopening of many of these Schools, the flagship of our training system and the basis of our best made in Italy, is a beautiful sign of hope and recovery after the crisis, and we hope that in a short time all Regions will align themselves in welcoming this fundamental Appeal in support of our great know-how and its transmission.

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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 […]