Residential scholarship for the study of 20th-century glass-making art in Venice


Thanks to the contribution of Pentagram Stiftung, the Fondazione Giorgio Cini offers 1 six-month residential scholarship for the purpose of studying 20th-century glass-making art in Venice. The scholarship is worth 6,200 euros (gross sum) and accommodation free of charge for 6 months at the Vittore Branca Center Residence.
Part of the Stanze del Vetro project, the scholarship will be awarded to an Italian or foreign undergraduate or graduate student (PhD or post-doctorate) wishing to spend six months doing research at the Glass Study Center / Institute of Art History in the period April–December 2020.


Application deadline: 29 February 2020


“Fondazione di Venezia” residential scholarships


The Vittore Branca International Center for the Study of Italian Culture offers 7 residential scholarships to PhDs and post-doc students who must not be over 40 years old on March 10, 2020
Each scholarship is worth 2,100 euros (gross sum) and accommodation free of charge for 2 months at the Vittore Branca Center Residence in the period between April 2020 and April 2021.
The scholarships are sponsored by Fondazione di Venezia.The residential scholarships are offered, within the interdisciplinary context that characterizes the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, to Italian and international scholars wishing to further their studies of Italian culture – especially that of the Veneto – in one of the following fields: art history, Venetian history, literature, music, drama, early printed books and comparative cultures and spiritualities.


Application deadline: 10 March 2020


Fondazione Giorgio Cini – Renaissance Society of America Grant / Patricia H. Labalme Grant


In 2011 Fondazione Giorgio Cini and Renaissance Society of America (RSA) established the Patricia H. Labalme Grant, awarding $3,000 to a selected scholar willing to study Renaissance-related topics in Venice, working at the Vittore Branca Center for one month.


Info: The RSA – Patricia H. Labalme Grant



Fondazione Giorgio Cini – Fondation Concordance – Irma Merk Stiftung – L. + Th. La Roche Stiftung


In February 2020 the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, in cooperation with the Foundations Concordance, Irma Merk, and L. + Th. La Roche, will dedicate an Early-Music Seminar to the chamber music of Antonio Caldara (Venice, 1670 – Vienna, 1736), focusing on his early works, composed in Venice and Rome/Vignanello, and on his 2-violin trio sonatas.
Main teacher will be the eminent violinist Amandine Beyer, founder and director of the ensemble Gli Incogniti and world-wide celebrated reference soloist in the baroque and classical violin repertoires.


Deadline: 18 December 2019