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closed The traditional dress at the Civic Museum of Cuneo

The show

In Complesso Monumentale di San Francesco in Cuneo, will take place the event about the theme of traditional dress in the civic collections of Cuneo, with particular attention to influences and contaminations between tradition and contemporary fashion. The speaker, Gian Luca Bovenzi, historian of fashion and costume, has studied and cataloged the civic collection of textile cultural heritage, now he collaborates with the most prestigious national and international museums dedicated to ethnography and costume.

The meeting is an opportunity to inaugurate the first stage of the renewal and redecoration of the museum's ethnographic section, which houses a new and modern exhibitor for period clothes, designed specifically for the civic collections, equipped with tactile graphics and of multimedia insert. The intervention was achieved thanks to the contribution of the Compagnia di San Paolo of Turin, through the "Places of Culture" call for tenders, 2017 edition.

Moreover, to all the participants of the event, a copy of the new guide "Ethnographic Paths to the Civic Museum of Cuneo" will be donated, which illustrates the heterogeneous miscellany of instruments, especially clothes and accessories, set up in the museum itinerary, with acute reflections on the news of ethnographic museums, signed by scholars of the University of Turin and the Piedmont Region. The publication was edited with the contribution of the Cassa di Risparmio di Torino Foundation, as part of the "Exponent - 2017" call for proposals.

Timetable and tickets


Via Santa Maria, 10
12100 Cuneo


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