Industrial archeology in Reggio Emilia By

Industrial archeology in Reggio Emilia


First day – Arrival in the morning in Reggio Emilia and accomodation in the hotel. Meeting with a local guide at the Loris Malaguzzi International Centre – former Locatelli. Visit to what was the Emilian headquorters of Locatelli company. You will discover the history of this building: a complex for the maturing of Grana cheese, built in the 1920s in the Santa Croce district of Reggio Emilia, and now, after the acquisition by the Municipality in 1998 in the context of a urban regeneration program, which has become an important cultural center, dedicated to the Loris Malaguzzi pedagogue, famous all over the world. Later visit to Tecnopolo – Ex Officine Reggiane: mechanical research center, mechatronics, construction, agri-food, energy and environment, start-up incubator and spin-off. At the end of the visit, lunch at the restaurant of the International Center. In the afternoon visit to the Ex Officine Reggiane Archives, at the Istoreco headquarters, in the Chiostri di San Domenico, located in the historical centre of Reggio Emilia: a wealth of monuments, images and objects linked to the history of the Former Officine. In the evening, typical dinner in a traditional restaurant in the city centre. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Second day – Breakfast at hotel. In the morning visit to the Maramotti Collection, former production site of the famous fashion house Max Mara and now private gallery of contemporary art with international works from 1945 to today. Free lunch at leisure. In the afternoon guided tour of the BAI Max Mara, library and archive of business, which aims to order, preserve, research and enhance the history of Max Mara Fashion Group. The specialist library in the fashion sector is aimed at researching new trends, while the business archive gathers the historical testimonies of the company as well as fifty thousand items, including garments and clothing accessories, sketches, textiles, documents, advertising material, furniture and multimedia objects from 1951 to today. At the end of the visit, departure.

Price per person: 209,00 € (VAT included) – The offer is valid for a minimum of 8 people.

The price includes: 1 lunch and 1 dinner; 2 guided visits for the entire day and for the entire program; guided visit at Maramotti Collection; 1 overnight stay in double room with breakfast in a 4 stars hotel.

The price does not include: transfer and tips, anything not specifically mentioned in the “included”.