To celebrate the ten years of the project "A School, a Job. Training to Excellence", thanks to which more than 250 apprenticeships in the workshop for young artisans have been activated in the last decade, the Cologni Foundation has produced a video illustrating the initiative, which also contains interviews with Andrea, Ivana and Asia...
The stories of the apprentices of the project "A School, a Job. Training to Excellence", are online. Promoted and supported by Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte...
On 4 and 5 February last, on the premises of Cometa (Como), craft workshops of bookbinding organized by the Fondazione Cologni were held by artisans from the historic Milanese bottega ‘Conti Borbone’.
Events and Exhibitions
The Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship is pleased to inform that the event "Homo Faber: Crafting a more human future", planned in Venice to promote and celebrate the most refined international artistic craftsmanship...
For the Salone del Mobile, Milan, Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship is pleased to present the fifth edition of Doppia Firma. A dialogue between design and artisanal excellence, a project conceived by Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte and Living, the interiors, design and lifestyle magazine of Corriere della Sera.
Triennale Milano and Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte continue with their annual collaboration, aimed at presenting in the space of the Quadreria the cycle of exhibitions Mestieri d’Arte & Design. Crafts Culture: four exhibitions that propose a new point of view on contemporary applied arts.
On May 21, the exhibition "Essere V_mano" curated by Elena Agosti was inaugurated at Palazzo Meizlik in Aquileia.
A new initiative, produced by Civita Tre Venezie and funded by Venetian Heritage and the Ministry of Culture, in collaboration with Gagosian and the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte and supported by the Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship
We are delighted to inform you of the opening of the exhibition Vitrea. Contemporary Italian Art Glass at the Quadreria of the Triennale Milano, the latest in the series of shows on ‘Mestieri d’Arte & Design. Crafts Culture’
ArtiJanus/ArtiJanas is the experimental project of the culture of design and craftsmanship promoted and supported by the Fondazione di Sardegna and the Milan Triennale, with the collaboration of Fondazione Cologni.
Triennale Milano and Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte are continuing their annual collaboration, focused on presenting in the space of the Quadreria the series of exhibitions ‘Mestieri d’Arte & Design. Crafts Culture’, four shows that offer a completely new perspective on the contemporary applied arts.
Artigianato e progetto
Convegno sulle arti applicate in Italia
The conference ‘Né arte né design’ (‘Neither Art nor Design’), held at the Triennale di Milano on the initiative of the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte in September 2019 offered some interesting analyses and ideas on the theme of the applied arts in Italy, looking at the disciplinary field from a contemporary perspective.
Lo spettacolo della Bellezza
Da Benvenuto Cellini agli artefici contemporanei. Storie di talento, mecenatismo e passione
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Fondazione Cologni, Marsilio has brought out in time for Christmas a special volume in its now historic ‘Mestieri d’Arte’ series, starting out from the image that the Foundation has adopted as its logo, Benvenuto Cellini’s famous Salt Cellar.
Fondazione Cologni has now a partnership with the architecture and design studio of Matteo Thun & Antonio Rodriguez
The architecture and design studio of Matteo Thun & Antonio Rodriguez, based in Milan and Munich has now a partnership with the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte to develop the term "conscious" or " Consciousness".
Artijanus/Artijanas is an experimental project of design and craft culture promoted and supported by the Fondazione di Sardegna.