School of Art and Restoration
Today, the global scenario of the art system includes a growing number of physical and virtual venues representing a wide range of curatorial projects and opportunities: museums, exhibition areas, public and private galleries, biennials, fairs, platforms, websites. IED academic offer in the art field ranges from curation to management, from conservation to artistic creation.
IED encourages students to explore conceptually and creatively the ways in which contemporary artistic practice and critical theory interrelate. Moreover studying art in IED aims to expand the knowledge of contemporary artistic developments as well as to deepen the understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of academic discourses on visual culture.
Have a look at our projects
In this section you can find all the projects developed by and with our students.
IED Books #1: Massimo Canevacci
The first IED Books appointment with Massimo Canevacci: an Italian academic, ethnographer and critical thinker, will present his latest book "Stupore Indigeno. Le culture native in Brasile tra rituali iniziatici e sfide digitali".
An exclusive talk with Formafantasma inaugurates the partnership between IED and Centro Pecci
IED Firenze students and teachers had the opportunity to visit an exclusive preview of 'Eccentrica', the permanent collection of the Centro Pecci Pecci, where they met Formafantasma, the designers who have worked on setting up the exhibition.
WATCH THE SUBURBS! IED dresses up Florence with the art of Talia Zoref
An Open-Air exhibition with the drawings of the young Israeli artist Talia Zoref in 20 suburban areas of the city from April 24.
IED Alumna Jaspal Birdi presents her public art installation at Capture Photography Festival in Vancouver
For the 10th anniversary of Capture Photography Festival in Vancouver, British Columbia, Richmond Art Gallery presents Jaspal Birdi’s public artwork 11h02m at Lansdowne Station.
Undergraduate courses … stay one step ahead!
Apply now for an Undergraduate course in Italy, starting in October 2023, and get a 10% off your tuition fee.
IED Alumnus Christian Leo Comis presents his first exhibition-event
COSMOLOGIE, an exhibition-event of Contemporary Art, a project that combines languages, sets up dialogues, connects generations and artistic practices ideated by Christian Leo Comis, Alumnus of the Master's in Museum Experience Design.
Scholarships competition Master Courses 23/24
IED, Accademia di Belle Arti Aldo Galli and Kunsthal Centro Superior de Diseño SL have offered 105 scholarships covering 50% of the tuition fee and 45 Tutor positions covering 50% of the tuition fee
Undergraduate scholarships in Italy and Spain 23/24
Give space to your creativity and your ideas! Participate in the competition for the assignment of 194 scholarships for the three-year, post-diploma and foundation courses provided in the Milan, Cagliari, Florence, Rome, Turin, Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid and at the Aldo Galli Academy of Fine Arts of Como.
Design that combines craftsmanship with technology at MWW23
This year, the IED Barcelona multidisciplinary workshops week focused on the union between Craft & Tech.
International Scholarship Competition - Master courses
57 scholarships to support young talents interested in attending a Master course in Italy or Spain.
In the between: collective discussion on Creolisation
The final work of the Master in Arts Management is an event that offers the visitor an innovative and engaging experience to explore the intersection between creativity and culture, hosted by the Galleria Nazionale of Rome
Masterclass with Cecilia Alemani: A journey through "The milk of dreams"
In the framework of the activities organized by the Master in Curatorial practice, IED Firenze - Cecilia Alemani will hold a Masterclass to the IED Community
Master's Degrees Scholarship Contest - September 2022
IED’s three sites in Spain: Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao, launch 7 Scholarships for the Academic year 2022/2023
IED SALUTES THE QUEEN
In October 2000, Queen Elizabeth II came to Milan and on her itinerary there was a visit to the Istituto Europeo di Design.
IED Alumni: Assel Akhmidzhanova
“IED helped me to make the shift from fashion retail onto modern art."
The Francesco Morelli Foundation establishes the Francesco Morelli Grant Award
25 candidate Development Plans 18 admitted to the evaluation 8 Development Plans awarded
The path of the creative process
A master class, organised in collaboration with Cultura Inquieta and Renault, around the different phases of creative production.
Master Tales: Master Alumni testimonials at the click of a button.
This will be a series of meetings and interviews to tell what happens after graduating from a master's degree.
International Design Day: Embrace uncertainty
‘Suspended in transition’ is the theme proposed for this year’s edition; a motto that encourages designers to embrace uncertainty as an arena from which to reflect, to step out of their comfort zones, and to explore alternative futures.
Scholarship competition 22/23 - Undergraduate
IED Network offers 182 scholarships for its Undergraduate courses held in Italy and Spain.v
IED Open Days Undergraduate
IED and Accademia Galli present the Open Days dedicated to the Undergraduates and Post-Diploma courses of Milan, Cagliari, Florence, Rome, Turin and Accademia Galli in Como.
Connecting with the mind and body through light
‘478’ is the installation with which IED Barcelona was present in the special edition of Llum Barcelona.
From new crafts to virtual identities
An interactive installation to create our own virtual identity and an immersive journey through a 3D “wonderland” are the proposals that IED Barcelona and IED Milan presented at the SónarCCCB 2021, driven by Sónar.
MILAN, HOME TO THE FIRST IED INTERNATIONAL CAMPUS
ISTITUTO EUROPEO DI DESIGN PRESENTS WITH ARIA THE DESIGN OF THE CAMPUS THAT WILL BE BUILT IN THE AREA OF EX MACELLO.
IED is an official partner of the New European Bauhaus Initiative
IED - Istituto Europeo di Design is one of the official partners of the New European Bauhaus Initiative, selected by the European Commission. Find out more in this news.
scholarships competition for 22/23 master courses
IED Network offers 109 scholarships for its Master courses held in Italy and Spain.
IED triumf with a double win at the ADCI Awards 2020
IED Roma and IED Milano are the undisputed protagonists in the Students category - winning first and second place respectively - at the ADCI Awards 2020, which is the most important prize for creativity in advertising communication.
IED Dean Riccardo Balbo at ICCSD under the auspices of UNESCO
IED Dean Riccardo Balbo at ICCSD Advisory Committee 2020
IED Next and Amaze Project
Due to the pandemic on 2020 the digital exhibitions took the place of the classic end-of-year physical showcases: IED has made a virtue of necessity.