01/12/2021 - 31/03/2022
After the great success of the first edition, the second edition of the La Grande Bellezza Award promoted by Starhotels, in collaboration with Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte, Associazione OMA - Osservatorio dei Mestieri d'Arte and Gruppo Editoriale, is now underway. "The Beauty of Nature" is the new, fascinating theme of the biennial Prize: participants are invited to submit works centered on the theme of nature as a fundamental element of home and hospitality furnishings and daily living. At a time when the natural environment is suffering an unprecedented decline, and where awareness of the damage to which it is exposed is becoming increasingly clear and widespread, we want to encourage the creation of works that take inspiration from it, highlighting its great beauty, extending even within an enclosed environment suggestions that only nature can offer. Also for this new edition, the winner will receive as a prize a cash sum of € 10,000. The selection of the works will be conducted by the authoritative Jury of the Prize, one of the strengths of the initiative for importance and prestige of the participants. The Jury is made up of the President of Starhotels Group, the Partners of the Project, experts in applied arts, design, lifestyle, art and culture. Visit the website!
“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 […]
As of September 4, applications are open to participate in “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza” (One School, One Job. Pathways to Excellence) the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte’s training internships project. All public and private schools and training institutions in the artistic crafts sectors are invited to send in applications from their best […]
From Sept. 15 to 17, from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Corsini Garden in Florence, “Crafts and Palace. Artisan workshops and their commissions” will give life, also in this XXIX edition, to a new visual narrative revealing different perspectives of savoir faire through the dialogue of the great protagonists of this 2023: Métiers […]
In this year, the artist and the Manifattura Fornaci di San Lorenzo, in Borgo San Lorenzo, Mugello, are the protagonists of initiatives that follow one another to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Galileo Chini’s birth and the variety of his work among painting, ceramics, stained glass and architectural decorations that express, although with different materials, […]