Arts & Crafts & Design at Palazzo Litta

On the occasion of Milan Design Week, fine craftsmanship and creativity return to enhance the monumental spaces of Palazzo Litta, home of the Regional Secretariat for Lombardy of the Ministry of Culture. Thanks to a partnership with the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, Palazzo Litta is now one of the most important places where the […]

18/04/2023 - 23/04/2023
Palazzo Litta - Milano


Franco Cologni receives Certificate of Merit from the Costume & Fashion Academy

Last March 9, at the Milan headquarters of the Accademia Costume & Moda, a Roman institution of excellence for training in the field of fashion and costume, a ceremony was held to confer the Certificate of Merit to Franco Cologni for his tireless commitment to the enhancement of beauty and artistic crafts and for his […]


YouNique – Fine Craft Art & Design

Kicking off the fourth edition of “YouNique – Fine Craft Art & Design,” the exhibition-market of excellence dedicated to high craftsmanship, art and design that will be held on March 25 and 26 in Lugano, in the beautiful Villa Ciani, and will see master artisans and their works as protagonists of the event. Like every […]

25/03/2023 - 26/03/2023


Galileo Chini. Ceramiche tra liberty e déco a Faenza

The Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche (MIC) in Faenza dedicates an exhibition to the ceramic art of Galileo Chini, presenting about 300 works, many from private collections, some previously unpublished, and a selection of drawings and preparatory cartoons. In eight sections a path is traced through works that illustrate the formal, technical and decorative succession of […]

26/11/2022 - 14/05/2023
Faenza (RA)


Roberto Capucci. Seriche Armature

The exhibition dedicated to Roberto Capucci, undisputed master of Italian fashion, is on display at the Labirinto della Masone in Fontanellato, near Parma, which, after widespread critical and public acclaim, has been extended until April 16. Capucci’s dresses, true sculptures, are distinguished by their sculptural grandeur combined with refined, often unusual color choices of silk […]

08/10/2022 - 16/04/2023
Fontanellato (PR)


Oltre lo spazio, oltre il tempo. Il sogno di Ulisse Aldrovandi

The Golinelli Arts and Sciences Center, in agreement with the University of Bologna, presents the exhibition Beyond Space, Beyond Time. The Dream of Ulisse Aldrovandi: it is not just an exhibition to celebrate the innovative work of the scientist, but an articulated research project that compares five hundred years of the history of science with […]

04/02/2023 - 28/05/2023


La Foire de Saint-Ours: a thousand years of craft history

year 1000 is considered the year zero of the Saint Bear Fair. On January 30 and 31, for more than a thousand years, the center of the city of Aosta has been packed with artisans, who, today as in the past, display and sell their products. The Foire de Saint-Ours is a great festival dedicated […]

04/03/2023 - 04/06/2023
Fénis (AO)


Cecco del Caravaggio. L’Allievo Modello

Ending June 4th, 2023, and located in the newly restored and reopened to the public Accademia Carrara in Bergamo we find the Cecco del Caravaggio. L’allievo modello exhibition, dedicated to the painter (born Francesco Boneri, 1585-1620) who was a student of one Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. The artworks honor the Lombard artist, who followed his […]

28/01/2023 - 04/06/2023


The elegance of “Blu Zaffera” interpreted by contemporary artists

The Villa Caruso of Bellosguardo, in Lastra a Signa, near the outskirts of Florence, is hosting an exhibition until March 5th, 2023, developed as a partnership between the Montelupo Museum Foundation and the Villa Caruso Association. Sixteen artists have reinterpreted in a contemporary light the 15th-century technique of Zaffera. Decoration depicting stylized oak leaves enriched […]

01/02/2023 - 05/03/2023
Lastra a Signa (Fi)


Il Déco in Italia, l’eleganza della modernità

Fort Bard, a mighty 19th-century castle in the Aosta Valley, will be hosting the exhibit Il Déco in Italia, l’eleganza della modernità, until April 10th, 2023. More than 200 works, paintings, sculptures, ornaments, decorative arts and graphics, both illustrative and for advertising, showcasing the refined gracefulness of art deco. The exhibit recreates the Italian section […]

02/12/2022 - 10/04/2023
Bard (AO)


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 […]

17/12/2022 - 28/02/2023
Signa (FI)


Truth and Illusion. Figures in Wax from the Eighteenth Century in Bologna

The Museo Civico d’Arte Industriale e Galleria Davia Bargellini and the Museo di Palazzo Poggi in Bologna host the exhibition Truth and Illusion. Figures in Wax from the Eighteenth Century in Bologna presenting wax works from the eighteenth century, a century that rediscovers that art and the complex techniques of execution, already known in classical […]

18/11/2022 - 12/03/2023


Universo Parisi. Ico and Luisa’s glass and ceramics

The Pinacoteca Civica di Como dedicates the exhibition Universo Parisi. Ico and Luisa’s glass and ceramics to two artists who distinguished themselves in planning and design from the 1950s to the mid-1990s. Domenico (Ico), a pupil of Giuseppe Terragni in Palermo in the late 1930s, was able to combine his training as an architect with […]

21/12/2022 - 28/05/2023
Pinacoteca Civica di Palazzo Volpi, Como


A Journey with Lino Tagliapietra

THE POOL NYC presents “A Journey with LINO TAGLIAPIETRA,” the solo exhibition of Lino Tagliapietra, the world’s leading contemporary glass artist. The Milan-based gallery, which has been dealing with Venetian glass for many years, also wants to highlight Tagliapietra’s importance in the contemporary art scene. Glass is used by the artist in a totally innovative […]

17/11/2022 - 11/03/2023
Palazzo Fagnani - Milano


Officine Millennial tells about Maestri d’Arte

The social communication campaign curated by Officine Millennial for the MAM-Maestro d’Arte e Mestiere project has kicked off. On the occasion of the titles awarded in this 2022, the team of Davide Burchiellaro, journalism and communication expert and CEO of the start-up Officine Millennial, made video reels interviewing some of the winning Maestros entered in […]


Free workshop “Bauhaus Baroque”: registration open

A free course to create the brand of Palazzo Litta: registration is open from Dec. 12, 2022 until Jan. 16, 2023 for the Workshop “Bauhaus Barocco,” designed for the MiC Regional Secretariat of Lombardy. The Workshop aims to study and research the iconic Milanese palace in order to arrive at the design of a graphic […]

12/12/2022 - 16/01/2023


Chromatic surprises in Florence Cathedral

The restoration (2021-2022) of the Madonna and Child with Adoring Angels, a marble sculpture attributed to Zanobi di Bartolo and Simone Talenti dated between 1359 and 1360, which stands on the Cornacchini door in the north side of Santa Maria del Fiore, revealed unexpected coloring. Under deposits of dirt of various kinds and textural decay, […]