The Glass Rooms

Le stanze del vetro is an initiative by Giorgio Cini Foundation and Pentagram Stiftung, which promotes the study and practice of the twentieth-century and contemporary art of glass-making. This long-term cultural project involves the opening of a new and permanent exhibition space  on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore for the purpose of housing monographic and collective exhibitions showcasing the works by international artists who use glass as their main medium. Showing from September 11, 2016 to January 8, 2017 is the exhibition Paolo Venini and his Furnace. On display, 300 works which explore Paolo Venini’s creative talent and that of the artists who worked with him over the years, including Gio Ponti, Piero Fornasetti, Massimo Vignelli and Tobia Scarpa. For further information: www.lestanzedelvetro.org

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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 […]