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Welcome to students!

A period of intense academic activity will be starting soon at the Prato Centre

A warm welcome to students arriving in Prato shortly!  From Monday 23rd November, the Centre will host a variety of programs spanning from the study of Dante and the Italian language and culture, to jazz music and business and society in Europe.

Director of the Scuola Verdi, Paolo Ponzecchi, visits Melbourne.

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Paolo Ponzecchi recently spent a week in Melbourne as a guest of Monash University's Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

After 5 years of active collaboration with the Monash University Prato Centre, Paolo Ponzecchi has made his first visit to Melbourne. Warmly welcomed by Professor John Griffiths, Head of the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music in Clayton, Paolo attended a number of research seminars and concerts, as well as participating in a piano masterclass with Kenji Fujimara and Tamara Smolyar - both of whom have previously accompanied undergraduate study tours to Prato.

Sparkling art at the Monash Prato Centre

Monash Fine Art students' works on display at the Prato Centre on Wednesday 21 October from 6.00pm

You are all invited to ‘Lucente’, the final exhibition by Monash Fine Arts students that will take place on Wednesday 21 October from 6.00pm on the ground floor of the Monash Prato Centre.

Come and have a chat with them about art and their experience in Italy while viewing the various works displayed, and for those of you who still haven’t done so, it will also be a good occasion to participate in the interactive BlackBOX exhibition that was launched during Open Day.

Open Day thanks

Monash Prato Centre Open Day 2015 has concluded.

The fifth edition of the Monash Univesity Prato Centre's annual Open Day held on Thursday 24th September 2015 has just concluded and we'd like to openly thank those who contributed to making it another annual success.

Universities and the City: it's Prato Campus Week!

Culture, sport and food to celebrate the city's three universities

Get ready for 4 days of events from 22 to 25 September. There is something for everyone during PCW 2015: public forums, exhibitions, theatre, 5-side soccer, archery, live music. On Thursday 24 September it's Open Day at the Monash Prato Centre! Come and visit us and find out more about what we do. Join us for speedy coversation exchange and stay around for our Aussie BBQ and live band.

Visual Residency Night 2015: Australian artists in Prato

Monday 7 September, 7pm

Monash University Prato Centre warmly invites you to the 2015 Visual Residency Night on Monday 7 September at 7pm.  With this event Monash Prato welcomes Laresa Kosloff, selected visual resident artist for 2015. Discover more about the residency program, previous artists' work and meet our Fine Arts students who are currently complet

MADA students showcase their works

Students and teaching staff invited the local community to share their experience in Prato

Students from MADA concluded their two months of study at the Prato Centre with a presentation of their works on a project carried out with Prato Municipality.
The  project (called ‘Riversibility’) aims at regenerating  the area surrounding the river Bisenzio, transforming its cycle routes into a new transportation system with a series of new  facilities such as food stalls, parks, sports grounds etc.