“Nothing so liberalizes a man and expands the kindly instincts that nature put in him as travel and contact with many kinds of people.” – Mark Twain
The ‘Grand Tour’, that extended journey to Italy undertaken mainly by British but also French and German aristocrats in the eighteenth century, was a mandatory part of a young nobleman artistic and intellectual education, and each came back with a particular and personal view of the experience. Italy was seen as the cradle of Western civilization, the source and home of all that was reckoned to be significant historically, aesthetically, politically, religiously and, above all, for collecting: antique sculpture, Old Master paintings, furniture, textiles, jewelry, contemporary sculpture and painting.
Why you should participate and travel with us
- to have the opportunity to acquire a wider and complete view about the best practice of the creative industries by visiting important cultural sites and art organisations;
- to have the unique chance, for each city, to meet and talk with cultural
managers that will introduce his/ her role and the challenges he/ she has to
- to have a proper understanding of the Italian Heritage declined as balanced
mix of art and culture, tradition, culinary experience and landscape.
- to enjoy Italy as a real insider!
- Peggy Guggenheim Collection
- Punta della Dogana / Palazzo Grassi
- Fondazione Bevilacqua la Masa
- La Galleria Nazionale
- American Academy
- Galleria Colonna
- Hangar Bicocca
- Triennale Design Museum
- Camera Nazionale della Moda
- Teatro la Scala
- Guided tour at Cappella San Severo
- Museo Capodimonte
- Studio visit Antonio Biasiucci Photographer
- Galleria degli Uffizi
- Galleria Tornabuoni
- Palazzo Strozzi
- Duration: 1 week
- Cities: Venice, Milan, Florence, Rome, Naples
- Activities: Cultural-business visits, networking meetings, cultural tours
- Benefits: Transportation, accommodation, project manager.