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Create a tote with salvaged sails and discover ITS Arcademy

Dive into creativity and give new life to the sails of boats that braved the Bora and the waves of Barcola! After a guided tour of ITS Arcademy, Italy's first contemporary fashion museum, you will have fun making a unique tote from recycled nautical materials. Can’t sew? No problem, we will help you!

Saturday October 7th, 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Sunday October 8th, 11:00am — 1:00pm


Special visit with the Director

Live an inspiring experience that will capture your imagination and unleash your innate creativity, in a very special place in the heart of Trieste. Discover the visionary universe and stories of the most interesting designers of their generation, with the extraordinary guidance of Barbara Franchin, Founder and Director of ITS Arcademy - Museum of Art in Fashion.

Friday, 6 October 2023
(in Italian only)
5:00 pm — 6:00 pm


Treasure hunt – Discover ITS Arcademy’s Hidden Treasures

A fun activity for families and visitors with children between 6-12 years of age. The guided tour of the new design museum in the heart of Trieste turns into a fun treasure hunt through its rooms. Young visitors will be provided with a trail map packed with clues and quizzes. They will navigate a sea of creativity and imagination in search of the most original treasures in the ITS Arcademy Collection.

Saturday October 7th, 11:30am — 12:30pm
Sunday October 8th, 3:30pm — 4:30pm