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New graphic design for mestieridarte.it

New graphics, also renewed in content, for the online version of “Mestieri d’Arte & Design. Crafts Culture,” Fondazione Cologni’s semi-annual magazine dedicated to the excellence of artistic crafts, high manufacturing and conscious and creative design. In celebration of the successful collaboration with Elle Decor Italia, which conveys the magazine to its 10,000,000 subscribers, the digital […]


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Floral Crafts on Homo Faber Guide

In this lead-up to Christmas, the Homo Faber Guide edited by Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship devotes a special feature to flower designers and their creations for the holidays and seasons. The participating florists are: Gábor Nagy, Emily Avenson, Katya Hutter and sisters Laura and Teresa Cugusi, the duo from Puscina Flowers. Each will […]


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The Mariano Fortuny Museum in Venice dedicates an entire floor to the works of eclectic personalities

Since the end of October, the second floor of the museum has been presenting never-before-seen objects, hitherto kept in the museum’s storerooms, that pay homage to the imaginative personality of Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (1871-1949). What emerges is a fascinating, eclectic, brilliant character capable of alternating, with extraordinary elasticity, the activity of artist with that […]


Venezia

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The Restoration of the Geographical Maps of Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio

The Sala della Guardaroba, originally intended to store the movable property of the court, preserves 53 oil-painted panels by two monks, Egnazio Danti and Stefano Bonsignori, inserted in the doors of cupboards. The pictures depict the lands and seas known in the 16th century, during the time of Cosimo I dei Medici, first Duke and […]


Firenze

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“The White Gold of Sesto Fiorentino”: eighteenth-century works from the Museo Ginori

The exhibition, set up in the premises of the Ernesto Ragionieri Library in Sesto Fiorentino by the Richard Ginori Archive Museum Foundation of the Doccia Factory, presents a selection of 45 works documenting the origins of the Ginori Factory. It is a preview of what will later be on view with the reopening of the […]

08/10/2022 - 16/04/2023
Sesto Fiorentino (FI)

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MAM – Maestro d’Arte e Mestiere (Master of Art and Craft): the shortlist of excellence 2022

Now in its fourth edition is the MAM – Maestro d’Arte e Mestiere award, promoted by the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, in collaboration with ALMA, The International School of Italian Cuisine. Dedicated to Italian masters of art of excellence, under the aegis of important and significant institutional sponsorships including the Ministry of Culture, the […]


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Mini Master by Una Scuola, un Lavoro kicks off

The new cycle of lessons of the Fondazione Cologni, offered free of charge to all 26 young talents selected for the project Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Paths of Excellence. Designed ad hoc, it includes 150 hours of targeted training, structured as follows: History of Applied Arts by Corsi Arte; Design and Personal branding by Politecnico […]

02/11/2022 - 06/12/2022
Milano

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Forum about Bellezza at Milan’s Palazzo Litta

The Fondazione Italia Patria della Bellezza will organize the Forum della Bellezza on November 10, 2022, a day dedicated to all those virtuous projects that focus on the beauty of the territory, artistic and cultural treasures and exceptional places that our country has to offer. The event will be held in the historic setting of […]

10/11/2022 - 10/11/2022
Milano

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Precious waxes from the 17th-18th centuries have entered the collections of the National Museum of the Bargello in Florence

Sixteen rare wax models have been donated by Marquis Lionardo Lorenzo Ginori to the Bargello Museum. After restoration, which has already begun on five specimens, the entire nucleus will be placed in a new room dedicated to Baroque sculpture and displayed in rotation. The waxes, which illustrate sacred and mythological subjects, are taken from forms […]


Firenze

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New display for the collections of Palazzo Davanzati in Florence

Palazzo Davanzati, a medieval tower house, was reopened to the public a few days ago, housing works and objects that testify to the customs of Florentine private life from the 14th to the end of the 16th century. The new display follows a chronological order to appreciate the furnishings of the state rooms and those […]


Firenze

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Applied arts, crafts and industrial design in Tuscany from 1944 to 1966

The 6th Notebook of the Documentation Center on Contemporary Architecture in Tuscany (Cedacot) has just been published, collecting the proceedings of the conference held in Florence at the Academy of Fine Arts and the former Manifattura Tabacchi on November 18 and 25, 2021. The volume collects papers by various scholars who have long been interested […]


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The finalists of the second edition of the La Grande Bellezza award on display in Milan

It is entitled Primitivo, the winning work of the second edition of the award wanted by Starhotels, born from La Grande Bellezza, a project of contemporary patronage to which the prestigious Florentine hotel group gave life in collaboration with Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, Associazione OMA – Osservatorio dei Mestieri d’Arte and Gruppo Editoriale. The […]

12/10/2022 - 09/01/2023
Milano

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Online il nuovo sito di “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza”

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. […]


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“Mestieri d’arte e Bellezza italiana” at Milan Polytechnic

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 […]


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Alberto Cavalli awarded at the FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS 2022

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, […]


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Venini: Luce 1921-1985

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 […]

18/09/2022 - 08/01/2023
Venezia

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Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium)

It was presented last September 15 at the Museo Civico Archeologico in Milan on the occasion of The Italian Glass Weeks running until September 28, 2022. Gioielli di Vetro dalla Preistoria al III Millennio (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium) edited by Bianca Cappello and Augusto Panini is not only an elegant volume […]


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Into the Trees II, the exhibition in Rome by Setsuko, an internationally renowned artist

Setsuko, an internationally renowned Japanese painter, presents her exhibition Into the Trees II at the Gagosian gallery in Rome. The artist, who has lived in Rome for a long time and currently combines the tranquility of the mountain landscape in Switzerland with the liveliness of the Paris atelier in Astier de Villatte, where she creates […]

08/09/2022 - 29/10/2022
Roma

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Support crafts: make a difference. Now also with voluntary donations

We have important plans for the coming year: to increase the number of young artisans to be trained, to strengthen scientific research and publishing activities, and to organize events that will allow art masters to have greater and greater visibility. Establish European-level partnerships to better and better promote Italian art crafts. Now you can help […]


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Artigianato&Palazzo 2022

The now historic event in Florence Artigianato&Palazzo, the market-exhibition of artisan excellence in Italy, is back, now in its XXVIII edition. The exhibition, now produced by the Giardino Corsini Association of which Sabina Corsini is president, while sinking its assumptions in the furrow of the oldest craft tradition, wants to highlight the contemporary nature of […]

16/09/2022 - 18/09/2022
Palazzo Corsini - Firenze