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The International Glass Commission (ICG), the Community of Glass Associations (CGA) and ICOM-Glass are promoting 2022 as the United Nations International Year of Glass to highlight its scientific, economic and cultural roles and celebrate several anniversaries. The glass is the basis of many vital technologies, facilitates sustainability, un eco-friendly approach and enriches our lives, yet it often goes unnoticed.

This exciting journey began in 2018. The international support it came from 1650 universities and research centers, companies and associations, museums, artists, educators, producers and companies in 81 countries on 5 continents. The formal resolution was agreed at the UN General Assembly on May 18, 2021.

We have just started the activity of dissemination and coordination of thousands of activities all over the planet: congresses and seminars, industrial fairs and glass schools will coexist with art exhibitions, books, social media, scientific, technical and general interest magazines. Event planning will be based input grassroots and on a network of volunteers; delegation will be indispensable.

If you haven't registered your interest to the initiative, do it up www.iyog2022.org, your participation is very important!

The RO 18: the Italian committee of IYOG2022

For every supporting country it is state created one ororganizations national receips call RO (Regional organization). The purpose is that di concentratei on local advertising, sharing best practices e creating a favorable environment. RO is the place where ideas are generated, developed and shared with other countries.

The committee iItalian is called RO 18 and is composed of the following members.

Who is part of the Italian working group for the IYOG2022 Regional Organization #16

  • Gabriel Peron Stevanato Group (coordinator)
  • Teresa Medici ICOM Glass International Committee for Museums and Collections of glass
  • Marina Uboldi AIHV Italian National Committee
  • Vincenzo Sglavo Trento University
  • Fabrizio Cattaneo Vitrum
  • Umberto DeLorenzo Vitrum

Gabriele Peron, Stevanato Group

Graduated in Sociology of Mass Communications and member of the Research Group on Mass Communication of the University of Padua, visiting professor at the Glasgow Media Unit. Active in the field of marketing services for 20 years, with experience in web applications and advanced interactive technologies for pharmaceutical companies. After having held the role of Marketing & Communication Manager for several years, responsible for the coordination and execution of all marketing activities, he is currently Senior Marketing Advisor at Stevanato Group. Member of the Executive Committee of PDA Italy Chapter (Treasury) and member of the Steering Committees of ICG (International Commission on Glass).

Teresa Medici, ICOM Glass

Graduated in Classics, specialized in Classical Archeology and PhD in Archeology. Since 1994 he has been working at the Directorate General for Culture of the Lombardy Region, where he deals with the regional policies of support and recognition of museums. Member of the VICARTE research unit, FCT-NOVA, he is the author of numerous publications on archaeological glass, particularly in the Iberian Peninsula. He is Chair of ICOM Glass (2019-2022) and member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Committee of the AIHV. She is mainly interested in the study of the provenance of medieval and early modern glass in Portugal and in the enhancement of glass as a cultural heritage.

Marina Uboldi, AIHV

Archaeologist, graduate and specialized at the Catholic University of Milan, she holds a PhD on "Glass in Milan in the Roman age (2005st century BC - 2020th century AD): shapes, production, circulation". For several years he held the role of Conservator of the Archaeological Civic Museum of Como. Member since XNUMX of the board of directors of the AIHV Italian National Committee, since XNUMX she has become its President. He has to his credit numerous studies and publications on materials and archaeological excavations, but his interest is mainly aimed at ancient glass, in all its aspects, from the historical-artistic to the technological one.

Vincenzo M. Sglavo, University of Trento

Graduated in Materials Engineering, Vincenzo M. Sglavo is professor of Materials Science and Technology at the Department of Industrial Engineering of the University of Trento where he teaches the courses of Materials for Engineering, Ceramics Science and Engineering and Glass Engineering. He was previously a post-doc and Adjunct professor at Pennsylvania State University (USA). Author of over 200 scientific publications and 12 patents, Prof. Sglavo is a member of the American Ceramic Society, the Society of Glass Technology, the International Institute for the Science of Sintering and the Order of Engineers. He is Associated Editor of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society and the International Journal of Ceramic Engineering and Science. His research interests include fracture phenomena in glass and ceramics, chemical tempering of glass, electric field assisted sintering and solid oxide fuel cell materials.

Fabrizio Cattaneo, VITRUM e GIMAV

Graduated in Economics and Commerce from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, for over twenty years he has held managerial roles in the representation of the Italian capital goods industry, where he was Head of Internal Relations at UCIMU (machine tools), Director of UCIMA (machinery for packing and packaging), ASSIOT Secretary (mechanical transmissions) and FEDERTEC Director (Movement and Power Transmission Systems). Since 2020 he is Director GIMAV, Italian Association of suppliers of machines, plants, accessories and special products for glass processing and Special Attorney and Director VITRUM, the International Specialized Exhibition of machinery, equipment, systems and products for the glass industry. Among other professional experiences: founder and director of consulting companies, director of public and private service companies, consultant of trade fair organizations and evaluator for the Research and Innovation Directorate of the European Commission.

Umberto DeLorenzo, VITRUM e GIMAV

Graduated in International Relations at the University of Bologna and currently enrolled in the MIB Executive of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, since 2018 he has been working as a contact person for relations with associated companies and the Study Center, as well as dealing with internal accounting and relations with corporate bodies for GIMAV, Italian Association of suppliers of machines, plants, accessories and special products for glass processing, e VITRUM, the International Specialized Exhibition of machinery, equipment, systems and products for the glass industry. He is also the contact person for the Secretariat of the Community of Glass Associations (COGA), the international network of associations that represent glass at an artistic, cultural, industrial and historical level. Among the relevant academic and professional experiences: Erasmus + Exchange Student at the University of Agder (Kristiansand, Norway) and at Koç University (Istanbul, Turkey); Research and Analyst Intern at NAMA Strategic and Intelligence Solutions (Amman, Jordan); winner of the “CONFINDUSTRIA per i Giovani” competition and insertion into the world of industrial representation.

In each country there are thematic working groups that deal with the promotion of the year of glass in a specific area, are you interested? Contact us!

Events in Italy

2. History / Archeology

workshop

The Valdarno, the glass, its factories. Between memory and future
Press conference and public meeting to present and build with the inhabitants, the industries, the traders of the territory, the program of initiatives that will animate, until September, the territory of San Giovanni Valdarno (Arezzo) on the occasion of the International Year of Glass. An intense program of conferences, exhibitions and itineraries in the territory and its factories that will close with the opening of the exhibition “For a museum of the territory. Glass in Valdarno. History, memory, future ".

A few months after the acquisition by the State of the entire collection, for the purposes of protection and enhancement, a selection of forty-five objects from the Strada di Scaldasole Collection is for the first time on display to the public in the rooms of the National Archaeological Museum of Lomellina in Vigevano. The collection, formed by Antonio Strada (1904-1968), collects more than 260 artifacts belonging to a chronological span that extends over 18 centuries, from prehistory to the Lombard age. The fulcrum are the glass artifacts of the Roman age, among which the very rare cup signed by Aristeas, datable to the second quarter of the first century AD, stands out. C., a real unicum in terms of quality and state of conservation.

3. Museum & exhibition

MILANOVETRO -35 - III edition | Exhibition of the finalist works of the international competition of artistic glass and design

The Museums of the Castello Sforzesco in Milan in collaboration with the collector Sandro Pezzoli, who has always been a promoter of initiatives related to glass, have been organizing the International Artistic and Design Glass Competition "MilanoVetro -2018" since 35, aimed at young artists who have not completed 35 years of age.
The competition, which takes place every two years, aims to enhance the innovative use of glass material both in the artistic field and in contemporary design and the choice of the city of Milan and the Castello Sforzesco intends to reaffirm the historical continuity and centrality of the Milanese capital in the creation and exhibition of glass works.
Among the works presented in the competition in this third edition, 31 finalist works have been selected, which will be exhibited from 9 March to 19 June 2022 in the prestigious Sala della Balla of the Castello Sforzesco, in dialogue with the collection of contemporary glass set up in the adjacent Sala Castellana .
The awards ceremony will take place in Sala della Balla on Wednesday 9 March at 18.30 pm. The winning work will become part of the Sforza Castle Collections.

Show Glass. Italian jewels between '800 and' 900 curated by Bianca Cappello and Augusto Panini

Glass, kaleidoscopic and multiform, has always been appreciated because it is capable of taking on the appearance and colors of nature and also of going further, transforming itself into something that tends to be new, the result of the ingenuity and creative capacity of the human being. Between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, following the industrialization process, glass diversified its identity: on the one hand a product of the finest and highest craftsmanship subject to technical and artistic experimentation for luxury and refined jewels; on the other, an industrial item for the general public used in low-cost jewelery.
Through a meticulous research and a careful selection of over 300 pieces including designer jewels and period documents, the event reveals the fascinating evolution of Italian style, costume and society over the last two centuries.
On display about 300 jewels, objects, drawings, photos and documents, all rare, unique and unpublished pieces, coming from prestigious private collections and from the archives of the Bijou Museum of Casalmaggiore. It will be possible to admire long and colorful sautoirs from the beginning of the century, Deco-style bracelets of millefiori murrine, jewels in Roman micro mosaic made for the Grand Tour, large multi-strand necklaces and collars made with tiny beads to match the sartorial cocktail dresses of the Sixties. It will be possible to be fascinated by the numerous bouquet earrings of the fifties, by the bijoux of the flower children inspired by Native Americans, by the large crystals of the eighties, and also by the more experimental creations of the great designers and artists of the end of the millennium.

Special attention is also paid to environmental sustainability thanks to the ad hoc set-up with recycled glass by the Iranian designer Sogand Nobahar.

Catalogue
Bianca Cappello, Augusto Panini, Glass Jewels from Prehistory to the III Millennium, Antiga editions, 2021, 300 pages, text in Italian with over 300 color images.

  • Bijou Museum - Casalmaggiore (CR)
    Via Porzio 9, 26041 Casalmaggiore (CR)
  • From 23 April 2022 to 9 October 2022
  • Entrance with museum ticket
  • https://www.museodelbijou.it/it/

Show ROSANNA TOSO. WOMAN. GLASS. DESIGN.

In collaboration with the Fratelli Toso Collection, the ROSANNA TOSO - Donna Vetro Design exhibition opens on 21 April at the Palazzo del Broletto in Pavia: a journey of 40 glass works, selected from among the most representative works of Rosanna Toso, at twenty years since her death, an independent woman, talented artist and designer. A woman who has never accepted any compromise and who has successfully found space in a world that was, perhaps still is, so strongly masculine.
The exhibition is completed by numerous contents made available thanks to augmented reality: even the works that come from the past can speak of modern, they can be told in a different and contemporary way. A bridge between past, present and future.


In collaboration with Collezione Fratelli Toso, we are glad to open on April 21, at Palazzo del Broletto in Pavia, the exhibition ROSANNA TOSO - Donna Vetro Design: a path of 40 works in glass, selected among the most representative works of Rosanna Toso. An independent woman, a talented artist and designer. A woman who has never accepted any compromise and who found her space successfully in a world that was, perhaps still is, so strongly masculine.
The exhibition will be complemented by numerous contents made available thanks to augmented reality: even the works that come from the past can speak modern, can be narrated in a different and contemporary way. A bridge between past, present and future.

  • Pavia, Palazzo del Broletto, Room B, Via Paratici 21
  • From 21 April 2022 to 6 December 2022
  • https://www.ilmondodelvetro.com/

The exhibition, a choral homage to opera, conceived on the occasion of the International Year of Glass 2022, begins its journey in Venice at the Casa di Carlo Goldoni, and then continues to Milan, Naples, Madrid-Alcorcon and Segovia. The exhibition intends to highlight the belonging to the Italianity common to both arts, glass and opera, paying homage on the one hand to Venice, home of blown glass but also of the opera house that came to life here in 1637, and on the other in Milan, where La Scala, the most prestigious opera house, is located. If Venice remains to this day the reference point for the artistic production of glass, even contemporary, as the Murano Glass Museum documents well, Milan also offers prestigious contemporary artistic resources in the field of glass, in particular in the collections of the Castello Sforzesco , in which there are works by numerous artists, including Joan Crous, Silvia Levenson, Aristide Najean, Laura Panno, Lucio Perna, Matteo Seguso, Camillo Triulzi, Violetta Uboldi, all present in the exhibition. The exhibition will be accompanied by a volume (Marsilio Editori Venezia) which will host tales of the artists and historical-critical contributions, the result of reflections by musicologists, set designers, directors, archaeologists, art historians, design historians, inspired by the theme of the exhibition itself. The exhibition, hosted by the MUVE Foundation, is promoted by the Lagoon Glass Committee and is curated by Sandro Pezzoli.

  • Carlo Goldoni's house, San Polo 2794, 30125 Venice
  • From 1 July 2022 to 27 November 2022
  • www.casagoldoni.visitmuve.it
  • www.comitatovetridilaguna.org

To celebrate the important donation of the precious Cappagli Serretti collection (117 glasses), the Civic Museums of Ancient Art of Bologna, in collaboration with the Civic Museums Foundation of Venice, in particular with the Murano Glass Museum, are organizing a curated exhibition by Mark Gregory D'Apuzzo, Massimo Medica and Mauro Stocco. The exhibition, at the Medieval Civic Museum, is an opportunity to admire the entire collection recently purchased (2020), which increases the already substantial glass museum heritage.

The exhibition, a choral homage to opera, conceived on the occasion of the International Year of Glass 2022, begins its journey in Venice at the Carlo Goldoni House, and then continues to Milan, Naples, Madrid-Alcorcon and Segovia.
The exhibition intends to highlight the belonging to the Italianity common to both arts, glass and opera, paying homage on the one hand to Venice, home of blown glass but also of the opera house that came to life here in 1637, and on the other in Milan, where La Scala, the most prestigious opera house, is located.
If Venice remains to this day the reference point for the artistic production of glass, even contemporary, as the Murano Glass Museum well documents, Milan also offers prestigious contemporary artistic resources in the field of glass, in particular in the collections of the Castello Sforzesco , in which there are works by numerous artists, including
Joan Crous, Silvia Levenson, Aristide Najean, Laura Panno, Lucio Perna, Matteo Seguso, Camillo Triulzi, Violetta Uboldi, all present in the exhibition.
The exhibition will be accompanied by a volume (Marsilio Editori Venezia) which will host tales of the artists and historical-critical contributions, the result of reflections by musicologists, set designers, directors, archaeologists, art historians, design historians, inspired by the theme of the exhibition itself.
The exhibition, hosted by the MUVE Foundation, is promoted by the Lagoon Glass Committee and is curated by Sandro Pezzoli.

  • Carlo Goldoni's house, San Polo 2794, 30125 Venice
  • From July 1 2022 al November 27, 2022
  • www.casagoldoni.visitmuve.it
  • www.comitatovetridilaguna.org

The Piegaro glass represents a millenary tradition and the Glass Festival wants to celebrate it through numerous activities and events, all linked by the common thread of creativity.
A weekend full of events dedicated to the millenary tradition of processing this material awaits you.

Three days dedicated to the art and design of glass, literature, theater, music and typical food and wine.
A rich program of activities will include seminars, courses, workshops for children and workshops on the different glass working techniques in the presence of the most important Italian and foreign glass masters.

Events and manifestations will alternate, not only inside the Museum, but the whole village will come alive thanks to the presence of street artists, shows for children, concerts, excursions, guided tours, exhibition and market of glass crafts.

  • Via G. Garibaldi, 20 Piegaro PG 06066
  • From July 1 2022 al November 27, 2022
  • www.museodelvetro.it
  • museodelvetro@comune.foldero.pg.it

"Wonders of ancient glass in Milan" - Series of conferences

"Wonders of ancient glass in Milan" is a series of conferences held by experts from various sectors, on the dates of 8-15-29 November (17.30 pm) in the Conference Room of the Archaeological Museum of Milan, via Nirone 7. From archeology to jewellery, from iconography to restoration, the public will be accompanied in the discovery of daily and funerary habits in Milan in the first centuries AD, of the techniques for making ancient glass, of the symbolic meanings and of some iconography of glass gems.

FORTUNA VITREA

Event organized by the Study Center for Cultural Heritage by Veronica Ciffa and Maria Beatrice Ferrarotti Fortuna Vitrea was born from the will of the Study Center for Cultural Heritage to create a network of artisans and professionals in the cultural sector, aimed at the protection and enhancement of the millenary history of Murano glass art. Arman Avetikyan, stylist of Froy, an experimental knitwear brand and creative project, will present a reinterpretation of Murano glass art by creating tailored garments that combine the expressive potential of yarn and artistic glass. A dialogue between the creativity of the stylist and the technical skills of the master glassmaker Matteo Tagliapietra and Riccardo Todesco. The exhibition will tell the fil rouge of this collaboration through a selection of glass objects and preparatory drawings by the designer Maurizio Toso Borella. EVENT DATES From Sunday 18th September to Sunday 25th September NOTES ABOUT THE EVENT 10.00-13.00 / 13.30-17.00

  • Vetreria Artistica Gino Mazzuccato Srl, Signed Manin 1, 30141 Murano (VE)
  • From Sunday 18th September to Sunday 25th September 
  • 10.00-13.00/13.30-17.00
  • centrostudipatrimonioculturale.com
  • centrostudipatrimonioculturale@gmail.com

EXHIBITION: Editi-Unediti: drawing 'in glass'

On the occasion of the International Year Of Glass and of the first edition of 'The Italian Glass Weeks' (Milan, 10-18 September, and Venice, 17-25 September) the Glass Study Center of the Giorgio Cini Foundation joins the already ongoing rich cultural program, once again underlining the importance of preserving both historical and digital archives. In this perspective, the Archive reopens its doors for guided tours enriched by ''video-pills'' available on the social networks ('Glass Pills') of the Fondazione Cini and of LE STANZE DEL VETRO and also organizes the exhibition Editi-Inediti : draw 'in glass'. The main focus of the exhibit project, set up in the spaces of the 'Manica Lunga' library within the Institute of Art History, are the drawings and projects by Cristiano Bianchin, Silvano Rubino and Giorgio Vigna, three internationally renowned contemporary artists who have chosen to entrust their archives to the Glass Study Centre.

  • Giorgio Cini Foundation, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice
  • From 19 September 2022 al December 23 2022
  • www.cini.it
  • centrostudivetro@cini.it

XII Edition of Christmas under glass. La Fratelli Toso exhibition: historical glass from 1930 to 1980

The exhibition "La Fratelli Toso: historical glass from 1930 to 1980", offers the public a historical-artistic journey able to outline the evolution of the taste and fashion of Italian glass design of those years, in a balanced balance between the Venetian tradition and the most innovative experimentation of the family, characterized by color combinations and unusual designs capable of enhancing the forms. The works on display will be accompanied by drawings and sketches from the historical archive of the glassworks, where documents, photographs and catalogs relating to the life of the company since the second half of the nineteenth century are kept.

  • Altarese Glass Art Museum, Piazza del Consolato, 4
    17041 Altar (Sv) Tel. 019.584.734 - Fax. 019.589.93.84
  • From the 18 December 2021 to the 27 February 2022
  • Entrance fee
  • www.museodelvetro.org/?page_id=506

Exhibition: Paintings under glass by Dady Orsi (1917-2003)

The exhibition presents a selection of paintings under glass made by Dady Orsi (1917-2003) in the period of his creative maturity between the XNUMXs and XNUMXs. The exhibition itinerary focuses on one of the favorite subjects in Dady Orsi's painting - The rooms, real wunderkammer, in which the real world of the artist - his home, his objects - and the visionary one, transfigured by his creativity, they translate into intriguing and engaging images. These are sometimes quite small plates, others, however, of more significant dimensions, painted with acrylic colors with a particular technique that involves painting in reverse.

  • Via Serra Gropallo, 4, 16167 Genova Nervi (GE), Italy
  • From November 25th 2022 to March 26st 2023
  • ticketetteriawolfsoniana@comune.genova.it
  • www.palazzoducale.genova.it and www.wolfsoniana.it

Thematic guided tours

On the occasion of the GEP - European Heritage Days, Saturday 24 September, the National Archaeological Museum of Valle Camonica in Cividate Camuno organized an evening of guided tours dedicated to glass.
For the UN, 2022 is the international year of glass, a material that has a leading role in our society from a technological, scientific, economic, environmental, historical and artistic point of view.
During the thematic guided tours (curated by Elisa Grassi, curator of the Museum), visitors will be accompanied to discover the variety of glass artifacts exhibited in the museum, while deepening the almost 5.000 years of history, the technological characteristics, the exceptional development it had in Roman times and the extraordinary versatility and modernity of a reusable and infinitely recyclable material.

  • Piazzale Giacomini, 2, Cividate Camuno (BS)
  • 24 September 2022 
  • drm-lom.mucividate@cultura.gov.it
  • https://museilombardia.cultura.gov.it/

4. Conferences (Scientific, Technical, History, Art)

Online Elective Courses

Heaven is a Place on Earth: the significance of glass from the material to the imaginary is a cycle of webinars aimed to deepen the current knowledge on the above topics through a strongly trans-disciplinary approach: from the study of the materiality of the object to the understanding of its intellectual elaboration and symbolic values.

The webinars will be aimed at deepening the knowledge about the meanings of the glass window in time, space and history of the imagination. The main scope is to discuss and evaluate the state of knowledge on the subject through contributions from different disciplinary fields, to outline a synergistic methodological approach to fill the main gaps highlighted.

  • ZOOM
  • Since April 20 2022
  • https://beniculturali.unibo.it/it/eventi/heaven-is-a-place-on-earth-the-significance-of-glass-from-the-material-to-the-imaginary-1

Meeting between Italian researchers who deal with glass

  • Italy - Venice - Murano
  • From May 20, 2022 to May 20, 2022

Organized in collaboration with the University of Genoa, Chair of Christian and Medieval Archeology. The call for intervention proposals by interested scholars will be published shortly.

  • Italy - Genoa, University of Studies and Palazzo Ducale
  • From May 28, 2022 to May 29, 2022
  • www.storiadelvetro.it

convention

With Venice Glass Week, of which the Fondazione Musei Civici is one of the founders, the continuation of the "Pearls 2.0" project is expected, which will materialize in the involvement of the main national and international representatives of the most important museums where significant and prestigious examples of pearls are kept. In this way, a sharing of information and knowledge related to these precious glass objects is hoped for. Still in the course of Venice Glass Week a study day will be organized dedicated to the theme “What's the future of glass?” so that new perspectives, both creative and productive, can be outlined for glass.

With the "Lagoon Glass Committee", chaired by Margherita Tirelli, of which the Civic Museums Foundation is an active part, we intend to address the theme of archaeological, medieval and Renaissance glass, found following historical excavations in the lagoon, also trying to focus on which effective methods can be implemented for a census and an accurate cataloging of the immense collection of these finds now preserved at the Lazzaretto Nuovo. Therefore, the planned action, which intends to involve the competent and reference Superintendency, will be a meeting dedicated to glass as a lagoon archaeological heritage and to its study that will certainly lead to clarifying the production phases, the origin of the raw materials and the circulation of technical - executive information. The objective of the Study Day will therefore be to take stock of the current state of the art, presenting for the first time jointly and comparing vitreous finds partly already known and partly unpublished, in order to create the conditions for begin to tackle the systematic study of the entire Venetian archaeological complex.

Conference organized by PDA Italy on Glass for Pharmaceuticas: sustainability challenge latest innovation

Glass is the material of choice for injectables products in Pharmaceuticals, and Covid emergengy clearly demontrate the importance of glass containers even for the most demnading drugs. This conference wants to investigate the challenge of combining safety, efficiency and innovation with sustainable issue. Best practices and case histories will be illustrated. The conference will include guide live tours in Stevanato Group facility and in Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro labs.

  • Murano - Venice
  • From 30 June 2022 to 1 July 2022
  • www.pda-it.org
  • Reduced seats available due to Covid restrictions

Conference

ATIV, Italian Association of Glass Technologists organizes every year one General Congress and some schools on particular aspects of Glass technology. Next year it will be the 34th edition. On the occasion of the IYOG we wish to have a wider attendance including not only Technicians, but also Scientists and Experts on Art and History so that they can exchange experiences and skills for a better comprehension of the Glass as an Old and Ever-Young Material. The Conference language is English. The Venue is Parma, a beautiful small town located in Northern Italy, rich in History, Art and Music and well known for its food. In 2015 it was designated Unesco Creative City of Gastronomy.

Dialogue on Contemporary Glass Jewelery

Dialogue on Contemporary Jewelery in Glass is a discussion talk on the current scenario of glass in jewelery with the participation and dialogue of internationally renowned artists, designers and companies such as Barbara Paganin, Federica Sala, Muriel Balensi, Susanna Sent and Stefano Poletti . Moderator and curator of the Bianca Cappello event, jewelery historian and critic.
The event will be attended by:
Riccardo Caldura, Director of the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice (institutional greeting)
Barbara Paganin, jewelery artist
Federica Sala, jewelery artist
Muriel Balensi, contemporary perlera
Susanna Sent, co-founder designer Sorelle Sent
Stefano Poletti, master of bijoux de couture and fantasy jewelery
Moderator and curator Bianca Cappello, jewelery historian and critic

  • 23 September 2022
  • biancacappello78@gmail.com
  • Academy of Fine Arts of Venice
    Fondamenta Zattere Allo Spirito Santo 423 - 30123 Venice
  • https://theitalianglassweeks.com/eventi/dialogo-sul-gioiello-contemporaneo-in-vetro/
  • https://www.accademiavenezia.it/eventi/dialogo-sul-gioiello-contemporaneo-in-vetro-481.html

5. Education (primary, secondary, tertiary, vocational)

Glass Lectures in Trento

Lectures on glass by renowned scientists and experts

  • Department of Industrial Engineering - University of Trento (ITALY)
  • From January 3, 2022 to May 31, 2022
  • webmagazine.unitn.it/

14. Glass Science & Research

Drafting of the manifesto dedicated to the future of glass

The Civic Museums Foundation, from 18 to 20 November, together with the IUAV and the University of Ca 'Foscari will promote the drafting of the manifesto dedicated to the future of glass.

15. Others

Festival

The Italian Glass Weeks is the synergy between “The Venice Glass Week"and "Vision Milan Glass Week”, The festival that will take place in Milan and Venice from the 10th to the 25th September 2022 in order to internationally highlight the uniqueness of the Italian glass and to celebrate the UN International Year of Glass in Italy.

Science Festival - Genoa Science Festival - Workshops and special event

The Genoa Science Festival hosts 2 workshops and a special event based on glass for the International Year of Glass:
the first workshop “From the sand to the Sainte-Chapelle” is for primary and secondary school, focused on science and art of glass from the Etruscan period till today. How they produced glass and how we recicle today in order to reduce the energetic expenses. The workshop is made in partnership between the Univesrity of Genoa, Department of chemistry, the Museo dell'Arte Vetraria di Altare, the consortium for glass recicle Co.Re.Ve and the Association Festival della Scienza (Genoa).
the second workshop "Light and glass: a thousand-year history" by OPTICA EPS SPIE Student Chapters of Politecnico di Milano, where it will be presented a special technique, femtosecond laser micromachining, that is used to produce a special glass in order to investigate the light .
the third special event “L'arte di moldare il vetro” is realized by an artist from the Bormioli family that produces glass objects with the borosilicate glass, the common pyrex.

  • Genoa, Piazza delle Feste, Porto Antico
  • From October 20, 2022 al November 1, 2022
  • www.festivalscienza.it
  • emanuele.bargelli@festivalscienza.it

Altar Glass Fest 2022

Altar Glass Fest - # AGF2022! Now in its tenth edition, the great event dedicated to the processing of blown glass expands its contents with a calendar of events from 15 to 31 July and a series of interesting events from Friday to Sunday.