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The Ignazio Buttitta Foundation

6 months ago

The Ignazio Buttitta Foundation was established on July 4th, 2005. Inspired by the famous poet of Bagheria, it was founded by the will of his son Antonino Buttitta, under the patronage of the University of Palermo. The Ignazio Buttitta Foundation is non-profit and seeks the protection, study and development of Sicilian culture in all its historical, social, artistic and anthropological aspects. To achieve its aims it promotes conferences, conferences, exhibitions, assigns scholarships, promotes educational activities for students of all levels, supports archive research, fieldwork and photographic and audiovisual surveys on oral and material culture, assuming any editorial initiative deemed to be consistent with its founding reasons.

Lara Morrell

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The Giuseppe Whitaker Foundation

6 months ago

The Giuseppe Whitaker Foundation, under the patronage of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, was established in 1975, with the aim of promoting cultural activities in Sicily, with particular reference to the study of the Phoenician-Punic civilisation, and to the preservation of its historical heritage artistic on the island of Mozia and at Villa Malfitano.

 

Villa Malfitano, located in Palermo, covers about 8 hectares and consists of a building and a park. The late nineteenth century building contains, among other things, a collection of 16th century Flemish tapestries, a pair of cloisonné enamelled elephants from the imperial palace in Beijing, an eighteenth-century harpsichord recently restored also in the pictorial part, a late Russian sledge eighteenth-century collections of porcelains, fans, corals from the 1600s and 1700s, paintings from the Sicilian 800 and a rare Venetian mirror from 6-700.

 

Lara Morrell

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La Fondazione Salvare Palermo

6 months ago

Fondazione Salvare Palermo is non-political, non profit and exclusively follows the pursuit of social promotion in the following areas: knowledge, protection, conservation and enhancement of existing cultural and environmental heritage in particular  that of Palermo and its surrounding area, they promote culture and contemporary art.

Lara Morrell

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UNESCO Heritage Foundation of Sicily

6 months ago

The Foundation contributes to the promotion of the protection, enhancement and management of the UNESCO world heritage sites and the nomination of new sites to be included in the list of UNESCO heritage.

Lara Morrell

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Fondazione Orestiadi

6 months ago

The Foundation is located in the Baglio di Stefano complex, an architectural element of great artistic interest, rebuilt as a result of the earthquake that struck the Valle del Belìce in 1968, an example of typical farmhouses dotting the countryside of Trapani.

On display are the spectacular works by Arnaldo Pomodoro for the Orestiadi, the works by the artists of the Italian Transavanguardia (Paladino, Cucchi, Germanà), those of Forma Uno (Consagra, Accardi, Dorazio, Turcato) and among the many testimonies the striking Beuys, Matta, Scialoja, Corpora, Isgrò, Schifano, Angeli, Boero, Alighiero Boetti, Longobardi, Nanda Vigo, Nuncio, Bob Wilson, Rotella, Crescenzio Berlingeri).

Carla Ingrasciotta

  • Fondazione Orestiadi Fondazione Orestiadi
  • Fondazione Orestiadi Fondazione Orestiadi
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Fondazione Beninati

6 months ago

Flavio Beninati Association consists of two segments. The activities of both segments (The Letter F which deals with bioethics, and the Archive, which deals with Italian culture – read dedicated paragraphs) are mainly carried out by the offices of the Palermo office in whose premises they are also hosted. A library – open to public use after registration, and two laboratories (one for ceramics and one for engravings) in which are produced artist’s books, prints and collectible terracottas purchased on the online store.

Carla Ingrasciotta

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  • Associazione Flavio Beninati Associazione Flavio Beninati
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Fondazione Federico II

6 months ago

The Federico II Foundation is a foundation of Palermo born “for the purpose of the broader knowledge and dissemination of the activities of the institutional bodies of the Sicilian Region and of the Sicilian Regional Assembly in particular, and of the values and cultural heritage of Sicily”.

Claudia Malfitano

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Fondazione per l’Arte e la Cultura Lauro Chiazzese

6 months ago

The foundation was established in 1958 to honor the memory of the President, Prof. Lauro Chiazzese, Magnificent Rector of the University of Palermo.

Carla Ingrasciotta

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  • Fondazione Chiazzese Fondazione Chiazzese
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Fondazione Goca

6 months ago

G.O.C.A. Palermo Foundation was established in 2007 by a group of art collectors and is based in Sicily. G.O.C.A. is a non-profit institution that organizes exhibitions and supports events and publications related to the contemporary art practice, believing that this can serve as a medium for cultural comparison and territorial re-qualification.

Carla Ingrasciotta

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  • Fondazione Goca Fondazione Goca
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Fondazione Falcone

6 months ago

Established in 1992, the Falcone Foundation aims to promote the culture of legality in society encouraging the development of an anti-fraud conscience. The Foundation is committed to realizing a true lifelong education to legality through social and cultural initiatives that involve young people. The purpose of the Foundation is also to promote the improvement of the professionalism of the investigative and judicial apparatus engaged in the action of preventing and fighting organized crime.

Carla Ingrasciotta

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