The third edition of the "Glass Week" will take place from 7 to 15 September. It brings together the major Venetian institutions linked to glass (City Council of Venice, Fondazione Musei Civici-Le Stanze del Vetro; Fondazone Giorgio Cini, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Consorzio Promovetro Murano). Prizes will be awarded to original projects specially designed for the event, and various exhibitions of contemporary artists will be set up. The exhibition dedicated to the artist and designer Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985) and the photographic images by Matthias Schaller Leiermann, whose theme is the mirror, continue at the Murano Glass Museum. There is also a didactic aspect featured in a tour of the island of Murano entitled Alla ricerca della murrina perduta(In search of the lost murrina). In Mestre there is a space dedicated to buttons, in collaboration with the Museo Storico del Bottone "Sandro Partesotti" of Padua, which traces the changes in fashion of this accessory.
“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, […]