About usPartners
  • Palazzo Pitti e il Polo Museale Fiorentino, partners storici dell'istituto
  • Il Salone dell'Arte e del Restauro di Firenze
  • ELIA - The European League of Institutes of the Arts

The Institute's Partners

Palazzo Spinelli has always set out its activities in collaboration with public and private organizations and institutions, both national and international, in order to provide excellent services to its students and employees.
Through the development of the courses within shipyards and restoration projects of research and development, the Institute has carried out hundreds of collaborations that have enriched the curriculum. This has allowed us to achieve perfecting results, such as to contribute to a concrete and dynamic enhancement of cultural heritage.
All courses make use of the Institute's important partners both in Florence and in other cities of Italy and the world. These partnerships also allow us to develop synergies between the organizations whose work daily in the field of cultural heritage and offer students the opportunity to share educational experiences at the highest level.
Listed below are several partners that we are linked with:
Archdiocese of Florence - Associazione Civita, Rome - National Central Library of Florence - Christie's, Milan - Italian National Commission for UNESCO - City of Florence - Fiesole Curia - Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze - Fondazione Antonio Mazzotta , Milan - Fondazione DNArt , MIlan - Fondazione Fitzcarraldo, Turin - the Guggenheim Foundation, Venice - Fondazione Pitti Immagine, Florence - Foundation Ragghhianti, Lucca - Fratelli Alinari - Uffizi Gallery - Gallery - Genova Film Festival - GNAM (National Gallery of Modern Art), Rome - Lenoir Rhyne University, NC, USA - Museum Institute Innocenti, Florence, Italy - Milano Film Festival - Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona - Museum Opera del Duomo of Florence - Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, Florence - Museo Horne, Florence - Museo Marino Marini, Florence - Opera Santa Croce, Florence - Palazzo Ducale - Palazzo Strozzi - Rai Educational - Superintendence PSAE and Museums of Florence - The Brick Lane Gallery, London.

Florence International Art and Restoration Fair

The Institute for Art and Restoration "Palazzo Spinelli" is a historic partner of the International Art and Restoration in Florence, a great showcase dedicated to all professionals who share experiences, interact and operate agreements with the aim of working towards the consolidation of a system still alive in our country.

The direct system for the production of work is to train young people and services for the conservation, the restoration and enhancement of the cultural and environmental heritage.

All this thanks to major sponsorships such as:


ELIA (European League of Institutes of the Arts)

Palazzo Spinelli is member of the Board of ELIA (European League of Institutes of the Arts) with headquarters in Amsterdam. Since 2012, it is also a member of the Executive Office, within it plays a leading role of the institutions of conservation and restoration. ELIA is the largest network of institutions of fine and applied arts in Europe and has over 400 members who enrol over 350,000 students.
From the link below you can view an updated list of current other members dell'ELIA.


For more information on ELIA, visit: www.elia-artschools.org.


The value of our partners
The Institute operates in over thirty countries, either through direct actions on the training and retraining of professionals active in the field of conservation, restoration and management of cultural heritage, cultural and environmental tourism or the organization of events. Through projects in collaboration with public and private entities with the European Commission, UNESCO, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; in the latter case in the framework of the Co-operation Agreements in Scientific, Technological and Cultural, signed with more than 60 different governments around the world.

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