Search Results for crowdfunding

April 21, 2017
ART + CULTURE

Women artists win crowdfunding

#TheFirstLast crowdfunding campaign by the Advancing Women Artists Foundation (AWA) ran from March 1 to April 16, 2017, and raised $65,000. Thank you!
January 22, 2017
NEWS

Crowdfunding Michelucci

Fondazione Giovanni Michelucci is calling for support in order to restore its Fiesole hilltop gardens through a crowdfunding campaign.
April 7, 2016
NEWS

Crowdfunding campaign launched for bilingual literary review TheFLR

Today The Florentine launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to fund production costs for an upcoming project: a bilingual literary review.   TheFLR. The Florentine Literary Review will highlight previously unpublished Italian short stories and poetry, all from contemporary authors. Each text will be translated into English, and an up-and-coming illustrator will provide accompanying artwork. The ten-member editorial board […]
March 11, 2016
NEWS

New crowdfunding platform launched in Florence

An alternative means of financing performing arts projects
February 4, 2016
LIFESTYLE

Current crowdfunding projects in Tuscany

Tough times bring creative solutions. That’s the way it’s always been, and over the centuries Florence has had more than its fair share of tribulation and inspiration. Crowdfunding is this millennium’s medium to get things done. Two sisters, Tessa and Arianna Moroder, both in
January 28, 2016
NEWS

Prato sisters launch crowdfunding for new textile studio

Two sisters, Tessa and Arianna Moroder, both in their thirties, have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds needed to purchase equipment for their new textile design workshop in Prato’s Macrolottozero area. Opening in May 2016, Lottozero/textile laboratories (www.lottozero.org) aims to be a shared space, open to local and international designers, dedicated to research, experimentation, […]
September 10, 2015
ART + CULTURE

Crowdfunding Culture

At the end of 2014, Opera di Santa Croce (OSC), with the help of The Florentine and Ares Games, raised $102,426 in a hair-raisingly fast month on Kickstarter to support the much-needed restoration of an important part of a cultural landmark: the loggia of the Pazzi Chapel.
May 28, 2015
NEWS

Crowdfunding Dante filming in Iceland

Young filmmaker Sofia E. Rovati dives deep into the unknown as she debuts her first feature documentary film following an Italian cryptographer’s journey to the Holy Grail, and announces a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to complete the production of her ambitious project, Finding Thule.   The mysterious
March 5, 2015
NEWS

Crowdfunding campaign for Florence’s botanical garden

In an effort to restore the city’s botanical garden after it was severely damaged during the freak hailstorm of September 19, 2014, the Natural History Museum of the University of Florence recently launched a crowdfunding campaign.   In announcing the campaign, Colour the Giardino dei Semplici, president of
September 7, 2018
ART + CULTURE

Pontormo takes the U.S. by storm

Pontormo's painting from Carmignano has left Italy for the first time for the exhibition Miraculous Encounters in order to bring awareness to the fundraising efforts of the church and complex of San Michele Arcangelo.