Rossella Biscotti, Trees on Land, 2021 / Collection of Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
Fondazione Arte CRT: The Program
2024–2027
Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
Turin, Italy

Since 2000, the Fondazione per l’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT has been building a collection of modern and contemporary art for the benefit of the Piedmont community and its museum network, with acquisitions for GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino and Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea. Over time, its collection has grown into the core of a cultural program, which includes exhibitions, educational activities, specialist training and the participation of the public.

Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, President of the Fondazione per l’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT since July 2023, presented the program for the Foundation for the 2024-2027 mandate at a press conference at OGR Torino.

“Twenty-four years ago the Foundation developed and applied a unique model, starting a positive exchange between the private and public sectors” – said Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, President of the Fondazione per l’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT – “I intend to further pursue this approach: committing to this model and extending it with many new projects, to match the ambitions of the city and the region. Contemporary art is a crossroads connecting several cultural arenas, forming a cross-disciplinary weft”.

For twenty-four years, the Fondazione per l’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT, the non-profit, art-oriented body of the Fondazione CRT, has promoted the role and development of art and culture in contemporary society, acquiring works by Italian and international artists, financing and organizing exhibitions and conferences, investing in education and specialist training. These are the milestones of the journey started in 2000 that has seen the implementation of ideas and projects aimed at appreciating talents, strengthening and developing the region’s contemporary art system in dialogue with the local authorities and institutions.

The 2024-2027 program of the Fondazione per l’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT will develop along six pathways, each one identified by a key word: Collection, the focus of the Foundation’s institutional identity and its holdings; Internationalization, one of the strategies of the new programme, opening up to international exhibition circuits and events abroad; Professions in modern and contemporary art, with a new training and education programme; Public Space, the favoured space to develop artworks involving residents, local authorities and associations; Education, the Foundation’s means to attract visitors of all ages to modern and contemporary art; and last but not least, Community, which reflects all the Foundation’s projects to create diverse community building including: professionals, students, citizens, and children of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds.

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