The course was held from February to May 2011 within the Master’s degree programme for Business and Management of Cultural Heritage and Performing Arts at the Università Cattolica of Milan.
The Cologni Foundation financed the apprenticeships of three young violin-makers from the Civica Scuola di Liuteria in Milano.
The Cologni Foundation was a member of the Advisory Committee of the “Centro per lo Studio della Moda e della Produzione Culturale”, the new Centre for the study of Fashion and Cultural Production created by the Università Cattolica of Milan.
The "Fabbrica del Talento" was inaugurated on 18 November 2011. This project was developed by the Faculty of Educational Sciences of the Università Cattolica in Milan with the support of Child Priority, the Cologni Foundation and other public and private institutions.

Events and Exhibitions
Celebrating Italian violin-making: a tribute to great luthiers, past and present.
The Cologni Foundation for the Métiers d’Art in collaboration with the Research Centre "Arti e Mestieri" at the Università Cattolica in Milan presents “Homo Faber”, a series of meetings coordinated by Paolo Dalla Sega.
The book “La mano che cura” by Patrizia Sanvitale was presented to the public in the prestigious “Bocconi” Room at the Circolo della Stampa of Milan.
The City of Florence presented the new book by Patrizia Sanvitale dedicated to “the hands that heal”.
This year, students from the Creative Academy, the school of design and applied arts set up in Milan in 2003 by the Richemont Group, are invited to conceive unique decorative and everyday use objects on the theme of Les Voyages ExtraordinairesTM, the new High Jewellery collection by Van Cleef & Arpels inspired by four of Jules Verne major novels.

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Maestri del fare

Indagine socio-economica sulla domanda di mestieri d'arte a Milano

Artistic crafts represent a complex system that is deeply rooted in Italy’s history. In this field, progress determines frequent redefinitions of the production specifications.
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La mano che cura

Dialoghi con i maestri del benessere

With their experience and knowledge, the “gurus” of wellbeing create a relationship of mutual trust with those who seek help and understanding through physical contact.
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Maestri del mare

La nautica italiana, una storia di eccellenza

This book is dedicated to all those who love the sea: from expert skippers to aspiring seamen, from vintage and modern boat enthusiasts to lovers of sailing competitions.

Other Activities
Executive Master in Luxury Goods Management of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan