From Past to Future with Ferragamo museum and foundation

A new series of talks by Museo Ferragamo and Fondazione Ferragamo comes to Manifattura Tabacchi in collaboration with Polimoda

From Past to Future with Ferragamo museum and foundation

A new series of talks by Museo Ferragamo and Fondazione Ferragamo comes to Manifattura Tabacchi in collaboration with Polimoda

Museo Ferragamo and Fondazione Ferragamo, in collaboration with Polimoda and Manifattura Tabacchi, present a new series of talks titled “Dal passato al futuro”. These seminars will delve into the themes and concepts explored in the exhibition “Salvatore Ferragamo 1898-1960,” currently on view at Museo Ferragamo.

A new cycle of meetings, "Dal passato al futuro", by Museo Ferragamo and Fondazione Ferragamo in collaboration with Polimoda and Manifattura Tabacchi
A new cycle of meetings, "Dal passato al futuro", by Museo Ferragamo and Fondazione Ferragamo in collaboration with Polimoda and Manifattura Tabacchi

The initiative seeks to foster intergenerational dialogue through vibrant exchanges, where speakers will share their diverse experiences, thereby emphasizing the role of fashion in contemporary life.

The events are scheduled to take place from May 30 to June 25 2024, in Aula Magna at Polimoda, located in Manifattura Tabacchi, Florence.

PROGRAM

A new series of talks by Museo Ferragamo and Fondazione Ferragamo

“Giovani talenti”
Thursday, May 30, from 6pm to 7.30pm
Moderator: Sara Sozzani Maino, Creative Director Fondazione Sozzani
Speakers: Barbara Franchin, President and Artistic Director Fondazione ITS – International Talent Support, and Maria Sole Ferragamo, Jewelry Designer and Founder of SO-LE STUDIO

“Sostenibilità, materiali di riciclo e materiali naturali”
Thursday, June 6, from 6pm to 7.30pm
Moderator: Matteo Ward, CEO and Co-founder of WRÅD
Speakers: Nino Tronchetti Provera, Founder and Managing Partner of Ambienta, and Tiziano Guardini, Conscious Fashion Designer

“Visioni del mondo e concezioni della vita nei prodotti di moda”
Thursday, June 13, from 10am to 11.30am
Moderator: Eva Desiderio, Fashion Journalist and Critic
Speakers: Brunello Cucinelli, Executive President and Creative Director Brunello Cucinelli S.p.A., and Elvira Valleri, Contemporary Historian, European University Institute Alumni

“Il Made in Italy come un brand”
Thursday, June 20, from 6pm to 7.30pm
Moderator: Davide Rampello, Past President Triennale Milano, Artistic Director Rampello & Partners
Speakers: Carlotta de Bevilacqua, President and CEO Gruppo Artemide, President Danese Milano, and Antonio Calabrò, President of Museimpresa and Assolombarda Foundation

“Comfort e cura del corpo”
Tuesday, June 25, from 6pm to 7.30pm
Moderator: Stefano Ferragamo, Women and Men Lasts Development Director, Ferragamo
Speakers: Nerio Alessandri, President and Founder of Technogym, and Donatella Lippi, Professor of History of Medicine, University of Florence

HOW TO TAKE PART

Book your place (subject to availability) for the first meeting on Thursday May 30 by writing to rsvp@torrigiani.com.

Those unable to attend in person can join the live stream via Zoom:
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82579089555