In Milan, at the Salone d’Onore of the Triennale, the awards ceremony was held for MAM – Maestro d’Arte e Mestiere, organized by Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte in collaboration with Alma, the International School of Italian Cuisine .

MAM – Master of Art and Crafts is a new award for Italian Art masters of acknowledged excellence, active in different artistic categories: from ceramics to jewelry to wood and furniture, metals to mechanics to mosaics, leather goods to printmaking and restoration, theater to the textiles, all the way to wine and food.

The President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, awarded the special plaques, as a tribute to the talent of the greatest artisans.

The profiles of the 75 MAM who received the prestigious award can be seen at