GIORNATE EUROPEE DEI MESTIERI D’ARTE 2014 - Cinque Vie 4-13 APRIL 2014
The international annual event of the European Artistic Crafts Days takes place under the aegis of the Institut National des Mètiers d’Art in Paris. The network of the European cities partecipating in the event includes Milan, Florence, Geneva, London. In Milan, the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte promotes and organises a rich calendar of events, in collaboration with various partners, dedicated to the theme of transmission of know-how. All of the initiatives are made possible thanks to the invaluable support of Vacheron Constantin, official partner of the European Artistic Craft Days.
AN ITINERARY TO DISCOVER THE MASTERS OF MILANESE CRAFTS-MANSHIP AND THEIR KNOW-HOW
The Musella Dembech atelier, sponsored by the “5vie” association and by the Salone del Mobile event, will be opened and will stay at your disposal for two consecutive weekend (from Friday 4 April to Sunday 13 April) to show their unique tailoring work and to take bespoke commisions.
Visitors are invited to discover where Milan’s master craftsmen work, and where the products of outstanding craftmanship are selected and promoted. For two consecutive weekend (5-6 and 12-13 April) it will be possible to visit the workshops and laboratories of artistic craftsmen in the historical district know as the “Cinque vie”. Cologni Foundation, together with the Associazione 5VIE, has prepared a suggestive itinerary that unqinds between corso Magenta, via Santa Marta and the Darsena, through the heart of one of Milan’s historic and culturally relevant district. During the European Artistic Crafts Days and the Salone del Mobile, the public will have the opportunity to see and learn more about many crafts of excellence, thanks to a map and signs installed along the route.