The “Grand Tour” of the Alabaster Leaning Tower (the world’s biggest alabaster work) continues. An “ambassador” of Pisa and Tuscany across the world, the Leaning Tower has been showcased in Moscow in 2011, in San Francisco in 2015 and now it has landed in Japan, where it will be on display for four months at the Tokyo Dome City, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Italian-Japanese Friendship Treaty. This 3-meter-high and one-ton tower made with 25 thousand alabaster pieces was created by master artisans from Volterrra. After Japan, the Alabaster Leaning Tower will travel to the Emirates.
unascuolaunlavoro.it, the new website of the project “One School, One Job. Pathways to Excellence” online from September 5, 2022. A new look, lots of new content. Throughout the month, and until September 30, Schools will be able to enter applications from students competing in the Fondazione Cologni call for applications. With “One School, One Job. […]
Launching for the ninth consecutive year is the “Mestieri d’arte e Bellezza italiana” lecture at the Milan Polytechnic, offered among the design faculty’s elective courses and sponsored by the Fondazione Italia Patria della Bellezza. The lectures, taught by Alberto Cavalli, director general of the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, present beauty as a true genetic […]
On Tuesday, September 20, during the XXII edition of the CHI È CHI AWARDS – FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS, Alberto Cavalli, general manager of Fondazione Cologni and executive director of Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, received at Palazzo Marino the social award as curator of the Homo Faber 2022 event that, in an international setting, […]
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 […]