Research centre on contemporary age (Brescia, Italy)
The Fondazione Luigi Micheletti is a research centre on contemporary history, specialized on collecting and spreading material and immaterial heritage of the 20th and 21st century. Scientific research and heritage selection aim to understand, convey and store everything that, although close to us and historically crucial, risks to become just the memory of few.
MAARC - Museo Virtuale Astrattismo Architettura Razionalista Como
Virtual Museum of Abstract Art and Architecture rationalist (Como, Italy)
MAARC (Virtual Museum of Abstract Art and Architecture rationalist Como - Italy) is a research centre dedicated to abstract art and artistic and architectural rationalism in the city of Como, displaying examples of art and architecture of international interest. MAARC is an initiative of the Cultural Association MadeInMaarc founded in 2013 with the purpose of enhancing and promoting the knowledge of Rationalism and Abstractism in Como through the development of a virtual museum and cultural activities on the theme.
Istituto per la Storia della Resistenza e dell’età Contemporanea di Forlì-Cesena
Institute of the History of the Resistance and of Contemporary Society (Forlì-Cesena, Italy)
The Institute of the History of the Resistance and of Contemporary Society is a study and documentation centre on the history of the 20th century, as well as an important point of reference for the research and teaching of history on a local level. The Institute houses a specialised library with over 20,000 books, numerous specialised magazines and more than 400 university thesis. The archive heritage (including fotograhpic and audivisual material) of the Institute is one of the most important in the entire district.
The Deina Association offers educational programs for young people on the active citizship, on history and memory, inclusion and solidariety as well as on conflict management. Their objective is to become a public space where the past may be an instrument to interpret the present and immagine the future.