The Pont de la Machine is now home to the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie and the Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship. Renamed "Arcades des Arts", this historical building in downtown Geneva thus becomes a veritable hub of watchmaking and craft culture.
Developed in collaboration with Michelangelo Foundation's international network, the first Summer School Programme invited 50 young students and recent graduates in craftsmanship and design to broaden their horizons by exploring new skills beyond their specialised field.
The Michelangelo Foundation welcomes young artisans and designers to France to discover the art of glassblowing from 30 September to 5 October 2019
The Michelangelo Foundation Summer School Programme welcomes young artisans and designers to France to study tapestry making, 26 August-2 September 2019
Michelangelo Foundation’s inaugural Summer School Programme funds eight young European artisans and designers to study at City & Guilds of London Art School this July
Michelangelo Foundation Summer School Programme welcomes young artisans and designers in Portugal to study basketweaving, 15 July - 2 August 2019
Developed in collaboration with the foundation’s network, the Summer School Programme invites young students and recent graduates to broaden their horizons by exploring new skills beyond their specialised field.
The Michelangelo Foundation is pleased to bring its exhibition Doppia Firma 2019 to Révélations, the international fine craftsmanship biennial staged by Ateliers d’Art de France, a valued member of the foundation’s network.
Published on the occasion of Homo Faber, the first major exhibition dedicated to European craftsmanship, the volume Art Work, translated into English from the Italian In Opera, celebrates the master artisans working in contemporary art restoration.
Doppia Firma 2019 brings together innovative designers and master artisans from around Europe to produce a unique collection of 19 works and small-scale series. Each object is the result of a creative exchange between a designer/artist and an artisan/ manufacturer – where project culture and expertise are cross-fertilised in an authentic expression of regional excellence.
Join us in 2020 when Homo Faber returns to Venice
From 14 to 30 September 2018, The Michelangelo Foundation will present an inspiring showcase of the finest European craftsmanship at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini on San Giorgio Maggiore Island in Venice, Italy
Susanna Pozzoli, photographer, artist and artisan, had the privilege of entering 21 workshops in Venice and the Veneto region for the Homo Faber exhibit Venetian Way
Young designers meet master artisans to produce Natural Talent for Homo Faber
World-class designers and master artisans from around Europe come together to create unique handmade objects for Homo Faber
Homo Faber presents the ‘poets of wood’: the master artisans of leading Italian furniture maker Bottega Ghianda
Van Dyck’s Ritratto di Marcello Durazzo is unveiled at Homo Faber after its stunning restoration
Homo Faber pays homage to the Fondation Bettencourt Schueller, a foundation committed to supporting and promoting French craftsmanship
Homo Faber presents 12 artisans who have carved a unique place for themselves in the world of craftsmanship
See how European design and craftsmanship has evolved through a remarkable selection of iconic vases at Homo Faber
Two signatures, one work: top designers and master artisans team up to create original pieces
Homo Faber draws a picture of Europe in hundreds of fascinating examples of fine craftsmanship
Homo Faber reveals how man and machine are uniting to shape the transport of the future
Fashion pays homage to craftsmanship at Homo Faber
Homo Faber reveals the exceptional human skills, values and passion behind the creation of luxury products
It took nearly three years for Italian master artisans to painstakingly restore this Scottish-built 1936 yacht using original materials and techniques whenever possible
Homo Faber exhibition reveals the secrets of art restoration
Imagination soars in an immersion of fine craftsmanship and materials in two innovative contemporary spaces at Homo Faber
Venice, 12 September – Homo Faber: Crafting a more human future is a showcase for the skill and creativity of the very best craftsmen and women and designers that Europe has to offer. This major exhibition - event is organised by the Michelangelo Foundation at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, in the splendid surroundings of Venice’s San Giorgio Island
The Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship is publishing the first English edition of The Master’s Touch: Essential elements of artisanal excellence proposing a common language for spotting excellence in craftsmanship.
14 Septembre Milano
Marie José Rousset
14 Septembre London