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Corteggio Storico - Saturday 8 September

Corteggio Storico 2018 Prato
Don’t miss Prato’s famous historical pageant!

Prato’s eagerly anticipated historic parade takes place every year on 8 September and dates back to the 13th century. Spectators can follow the annual parade of people dressed in historical costume through the old streets of Prato and witness one of the biggest events on the Prato calendar.

Monash Business School students visit Pontetorto

Pontetorto is an important textile firm recently awarded for its commitment to the eco-sustainable production of fabric.

Students from the Monash Business School enrolled in the unit Corporate Social Responsibility and unit coordinator Dr Elizabeth Prior-Jonson were warmly welcomed by Mr Roberto De Matteis, Pontetorto’s quality assurance and sales area manager, and by owners o

Architect Gianni Pettena at the Monash Prato Centre for a workshop with architecture students.

The final works were exhibited and presented by the students at the Monash Prato Centre on Friday 13 July.

Monash Architecture students recently in Prato for their advanced studies in architecture course, led by Jacqui Alexander, had the opportunity to work with celebrated

Apply now for The Woolmark Company Prato Study Scholarships

There are two $5,000 scholarships available each year for the next three years.

We are delighted to announce that The Woolmark Company has renewed its gift to support Monash students to study in Prato, Italy. The Woolmark Company Prato Study Scholarships are designed to support students to undertake an academic program at the Monash Prato Centre. The scholarship package includes a unique opportunity to tour Woolmark allied creative industries especially the textile industry in Milan. There are two $5,000 scholarships available each year for the next three years.

Damiano Bertoli 2018 Visual Resident Artist at the Monash Prato Centre

We are delighted to announce that Damiano Bertoli has been selected to be the Monash University Prato Centre Visual Resident Artist for 2018.

Through his multi-disciplinary practice, Damiano Bertoli challenges ideas of authorship, influence, and the inscribed flow of art-historical time, often bringing together artworks, historical events and cultural material to examine their form and language by means of recontextualisation.

Join us for six nights in Tuscany

Photograph of Tuscan landscape by Simon Griffiths (copyright Monash University)
Monash Alumni & Friends Prato Tour 2018

We invite Monash Alumni to join us on an exclusive tour of Prato and surrounds.

Our hosts – Cecilia Hewlett, Director of the Monash Prato Centre, and Peter Howard, Director of the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, have put together a rich itinerary for you.

Here’s a taster of what you will enjoy: