On 15 October 2017, the magical location of the Galleria d’Arte Moderna in Milan hosts a special event dedicated to the fascinating theme of gardening. Amidst the artistic masterpieces of the Modern Art Gallery and the beautiful park of the Villa Reale, the Cologni Foundation, the Botanical Garden of the University of Padua and Carthusia Editions present the children’s book “The Plants with no Name”, written by Beatrice Masini and Sonia Maria Luce Possentini. After the presentation, the guides of Opera d’Arte take the public on a botanical tour of GAM’s garden. A free copy of the book is given to all participants.
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07 October 2018
The under 35 Treasure Hunt at Museo Bagatti Valsecchi has reached its third edition. The event aims at leading participants to the discovery of Milan's unexplored treasures and secrets.
14 September 2018
“Homo Faber: Crafting a more human future”, the first great exhibition on European craft excellence, is an unmissable appointment, organised by Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, in collaboration with Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, La Triennale di Milano, Fondation Bettencourt Schueller, and Fondazione Giorgio Cini
14 September 2018
On the occasion of the important “Homo Faber. Crafting a More Human Future” event, sponsored in Venice by Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, Starhotels organises an exquisite exhibition of works by Venetian Art Masters at the Splendid Venice-Starhotels Collezione, a symbol of the most exclusive hospitality, now becoming a precious treasure chest of Italian High Craftsmanship.
14 September 2018
Within the extraordinary context of “Homo Faber: Crafting a more human future”, hosted by Fondazione Giorgio Cini on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, the protagonists of artisanal, artistic and creative excellence will share their stories and meet the public in the inspiring background of Spazio Squero.
14 September 2018
“Homo Faber is an expression that was first coined during the Renaissance and it captures and celebrates the infinite creativity of human beings,” Johann Rupert, Co-founder of the Michelangelo Foundation, says.
04 June 2018
On Monday 4 June 2018, an emotion-filled ceremony took place in the Salone d'Onore at the Triennale di Milano. In the presence of a tightly packed audience, the Maestro d'Arte e Mestiere organisation bestowed its title, Master of Arts and Crafts, on 77 maestri. In the festive and at times moving atmosphere of this second edition of the award, the new recipients were applauded warmly by a public from Milan and beyond. They had come to the Triennale to render homage to the talent and inimitable skill of our great artisans.
07 May 2018
As part of its initiative "Art Deserves More Space", the Poldi Pezzoli museum is hosting a Porcelain Festival during the months of May and June, featuring a cycle of events for adults and children.
02 May 2018
The travelling photo exhibition "La regola del talento" ended on 2 May at the Royal Palace of Caserta, the fourth and last successful location for this initiative about academies where the future generations of excellent artisans are being trained.
17 April 2018
The “Doppia Firma” project presented by Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, launched by the Cologni Foundation for the Métiers d’Art in cooperation with Living-Corriere della Sera, with the aim of combining innovative design with the tradition of great Italian master craftsmen, is now in its third edition.
17 April 2018
On the occasion of Milan's Salone del Mobile 2018, the students of Creative Academy, the Milan-based Richemont Group's international design school, are working under the direction of Alberto Nespoli and Domenico Rocca from Eligo on a project aimed at establishing a dialogue between a Master and a young designer.
02 March 2018
After successful iterations in Milan, Spilimbergo and Stra, the photo exhibition "La regola del talento" is now being hosted at a new destination, the Royal Palace of Caserta, a sumptuous 18th-century residence and a Unesco World Heritage Site.
19 February 2018
19 February 2018. On the grounds of Villa Necchi Campiglio, a splendid museum-house in the heart of Milan owned by Fondo Ambiente Italiano, lies a covered tennis court that served at the setting for the presentation of the book Il vignaiolo universale – La cultura nel bicchiere written by Pierluigi Gorgoni and Andrea Grignaffini, illustrated by Paolo Rui and published by Marsilio under the aegis of the Cologni Foundation.
30 January 2018
The yearly Luxury and Creation Talent Awards conferred by Le Centre du Luxe et de la Création are divided into ten specialised categories: Audacity, Well-Being, Elegance, Harmony, Innovation,
30 November 2017
A new collaboration has been forged between the Cologni Foundation and Exclusiva Foundation to enhance and promote excellent craftsmanship, thanks to a partnership about the MAM- Maestro d’Arte e Mestiere award.
21 November 2017
Here is a monograph all about the print house La Musica Moderna, whose story was entwined with that of Italy's popular culture of songs and their authors for 77 years (1930-2007). Published with support from the Cologni Foundation, the book was presented in the rooms of Castello Sforzesco in Milan on 21 November 2017.
04 November 2017
On 4 and 5 November the prestigious Villa Necchi Campiglio in Milan hosts a fair dedicated to fine handmade wooden products made by selected Italian master artisans.
31 October 2017
The project “Che impresa ragazzi!” is a free dual training programme addressed to Milan’s Art Schools students promoted by Feduf-Fondazione per l’Educazione Finanziaria e Risparmio in collaboration with MIUR, the Ministry for Education, and with the support of the Cologni Foundation.
27 October 2017
The Cologni Foundation has given its patronage to the first edition of “Fatti ad Arte”, a fair dedicated to artistic craftsmanship, which takes place from 27 to 29 October in the evocative setting of Piazzo, a historical quarter in the town of Biella.
25 October 2017
The Cologni Foundation and FAI–Fondo Ambiente Italiano present “Manualmente”, the annual event taking place from 25 October 2017 to 7 January 2018 in the magical frame of Villa Necchi Campiglio.
07 October 2017
The Cologni Foundation and 5VIE art+design join forces once again to promote a dialogue between the master artisans working in the famous “Cinque Vie” district of Milan and their clients, collectors and patrons.