The forthcoming 27th exhibition of ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO botteghe artigiane e le loro committenze will be held from Thursday, September 16 to Sunday, September 19, 2021 – open continuously from 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM. the last edition of which brought together, in the splendid Giardino Corsini in Florence in September 2020, a new selection of representatives of the best in master craftsmanship with major focus on the new generations, concluding with a large number of visitors – notwithstanding the extreme difficulties of the period – and excellent press coverage, also by many different TV and radio shows, both regional and national.
For 26 years, the non-profit cultural association Associazione Culturale Giardino Corsini has been organizing and promoting ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO and has been committed to promoting and preserving the quality of craft excellence, the value of what is made by hand and the wealth of knowledge and skill that every master craftsperson hands down.
The upcoming 27th edition will also be packed with NOVELTIES:
– OPENING OF PALAZZO CORSINI’S GROUND FLOOR WITH NEW ITINERARIES
For this edition, the ground floor of the Palazzo Corsini will be opened for the first time, inviting the public to explore beautiful, intriguing places that have never been accessible before. A second entrance on Via Il Prato will also be opened in addition to the usual one on Via della Scala. New, elegant colourful pagodas will be placed in the Renaissance Garden to enable the setting up of outdoor spaces.
– OPEN DAY
An “open day” will be organized in March at the Corsini Gardens/Palace to give those who wish the opportunity to see the new exhibition spaces.
OTHER INITIATIVES CONNECTED WITH THE EVENT:
– “MOSTRA PRINCIPE” (Main Exhibition)
We are already working on the contents of the new “Mostra Principe” – the flagship of ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO – which will feature an internationally famous brand and a wealth of history. Also in 2021, the “Exhibition within the Exhibition” will illustrate the creative journey of a brand that has made artisan craftsmanship the cornerstone of its international success, becoming a beacon and inspiration for other artisans.
– BLOGS & CRAFTS Europe
The 2021 event is offering a special edition of the competition designed and launched 7 years ago, under the aegis and in cooperation with the World Crafts Council Europe (WCC) in which the selection of young people under 35 and influencers will be extended to all European countries, coordinated by the Council and housed in the large Stables of Palazzo Corsini, opened to the public for the first time. The competition will be launched at the end of February.
– FAMILY RECIPES
Also during this edition there will be new, interesting daily appointments that combine contemporary food culture with the traditional flavours and recipes of the past, through book presentations, show cooking and tastings.
The Premio Perseo will be awarded to the exhibitor most popular with the public, and the Premio Giorgiana Corsini”, voted by the Promotion Committee, will be awarded for the most beautiful stand, and will consist of a free stand for the 2022 event.
– THE CROWDFUNDING “ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO: GIAMBOLOGNA AND MORGAN LE FAY” continues until the next 27th edition.
In view of the large numbers of registration requests submitted each year, we reserve the right to assess the applications received within the set date and to communicate acceptance by May, 2021 to the selected craftspeople.
Also this year, we have decided not to increase the registration fee and offer maximum discounts of 10% off the stand hire fee for exhibitors from outside the Tuscany Region to help them with travel costs.