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News - Michelangelo Foundation posted on 29 November, 2019 The Michelangelo Foundation joins Venetian Heritage’s #SupportVenice campaign

In the wake of the damage caused by Venice’s recent high tides, Michelangelo Foundation has pledged its support to Ve...

- Michelangelo Foundation posted on 14 November, 2019 The Michelangelo Foundation sets up home on Pont de la Machine

The Michelangelo Foundation has taken up residence in the newly named “Arcades des Arts” which benefits from a magnif...

Portrait - Michelangelo Foundation posted on 1 November, 2019 Arthur Veillon, Young Ambassador 2018, apprenticing with the Master Shoemakers to the Moulin Rouge

Arthur Veillon recently finished a shoemaking apprenticeship at Maison Clairvoy Paris, a position he began after serv...

Summer School - Michelangelo Foundation posted on 31 October, 2019 Up Close with the World’s Master Glassblowers

From September 30 to October 5, eight young artisans from seven countries joined four of the world’s greatest glassma...

Summer School - Michelangelo Foundation posted on 22 October, 2019 A Contemporary Take on a Precious Heritage

From 26 August to 2 September, 25 young artisans and designers from nine European countries studied tapestry making i...

Summer School - Michelangelo Foundation posted on 8 October, 2019 A New Generation Learns Basket Weaving

This past July at the Popular Art Museum in Lisbon, ten students from across Europe worked side by side with five of ...

Publication - Michelangelo Foundation posted on 27 September, 2019 Vogue’s Suzy Menkes Looks Back at Homo Faber

In the eyes of legendary fashion journalist Suzy Menkes, Homo Faber 2018, last September’s exhibition in Venice, was ...

Programme - Michelangelo Foundation posted on 30 June, 2019 5 July – Oct 5 Michelangelo Foundation’s Inaugural Summer School Programme

For the first time, the foundation sends 50 young artisans and designers to study craftsmanship across Europe, for a ...

Exhibition posted on 28 June, 2019 Visionary French Craftsmanship and Design Exhibition in Paris until 3 July

Novel regional craftsmanship and design nuggets are on show at the Institut National des Métiers d'Art Gallery as par...

Award - Michelangelo Foundation posted on 18 June, 2019 The Michelangelo Foundation receives the Hermes Prize for Innovation in Paris on 18 June

The theme of this year’s “Hermes Awards for Innovation” event is “Excellency in European Innovation with Global Impact”.

Publication posted on 11 June, 2019 World Crafts Council Europe launches Crafting Europe Manifesto

The World Crafts Council Europe and Ateliers d’Art de France have unveiled a new six-point manifesto aiming to suppor...

Exhibition posted on 26 May, 2019 Reimagine Decorative Arts exhibition presented in Lisbon until 2 June

Innovative works created by major international designers in collaboration with Portuguese master artisans are now on...

Exhibition - Michelangelo Foundation posted on 21 May, 2019 22-26 May: Doppia Firma 2019 is exhibited at Révélations in Paris

After the success of Doppia Firma 2019 in Milan in April, the exhibition will be shown in Paris at Révélations, the i...

Publication - Michelangelo Foundation posted on 20 May, 2019 Art Work - New book about contemporary art restoration is launched

Art Work, a new book presenting the complex issues involved in the restoration of contemporary art, was launched at t...

Exhibition posted on 6 May, 2019 23-26 May, Révélations returns to the Grand Palais

Ateliers d’Art de France once again presents Révélations, the international fine craftsmanship biennial, at the Grand...

Exhibition - Michelangelo Foundation posted on 17 April, 2019 Nearly 18,000 visitors attend Doppia Firma in Milan

For its fourth edition, Doppia Firma paired up master artisans from Europe and Japan with international designers...

Exhibition - Michelangelo Foundation posted on 4 April, 2019 9-14 April: Doppia Firma 2019 is unveiled in Milan at the Salone del Mobile

The 19 works selected for this year’s edition of Doppia Firma (Double Signature): A Dialogue Between Design and Artis...

JEMA posted on 4 April, 2019 1-7 April: Journée Européenne des Métiers d'Art 2019

Artisanal workshops across Europe are throwing open their doors to visitors 01-07 April as part of Les Journées Europ...

Exhibition posted on 7 March, 2019 Until 21 April: Swiss ceramic artists showcased in Robinson Crusoe themed exhibition

Swissceramics, the ceramics association in Switzerland, is showcasing new works by 44 ceramic artists from across the...

Exhibition posted on 4 March, 2019 Homo Faber artisans in Collect 2019

The work of many Homo Faber artisans was on show at Collect 2019, held at the Saatchi gallery in London from 28 Febru...

Exhibition posted on 1 March, 2019 June 2019: Irish artists presented in Catalunya in new exhibition Surface Matters

The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland will present its exhibition Surface Matters at the Artesania Catalunya – CCAM ...

Exhibition - Michelangelo Foundation posted on 7 February, 2019 Homo Faber: Crafting a more human future returns to Venice in 2020

The only major exhibition dedicated to European fine craftsmanship will return in autumn 2020 after the success of it...