European projects

The Museum partecipate in numerous cultural and local marketing projects that evaluate local and international textile traditions as well as projects on creativity applied to design, in partnership with Italian and foreign cultural institutions, museums, universities, companies and universities.

2022 – 2023 // Cre@ctive

The Textile Museum participates, on behalf of the Municipality of Prato, in one of the L@bs of the Cre@ctive project - Innovation for bringing creativity to activate Traditional Sectors in MED área, funded by the European Program ENI CBC MEDII.

2021-2024 // Crafted

The project aims to enhance the European textile and clothing heritage and in particular the high craftsmanship content of this sector.

2021-2022 // CreativeWear PLUS

CreativeWear PLUS, funded under the Interreg Med Programme, aims to transfer the CreativeWear model to the Med space by extending the network of Creative Hubs through supporting local creative communities and promoting creativity for the T&C sector.

2020-2022 // Stitch

Safeguarding and Teaching the Intangible Textile Cultural Heritage.

2016-2019 // CreativeWear

Creative Clothing for the Mediterranean Space.

2020-2023 // STAND Up!

Sustainable Textile Action for Networking and Development of circular economy business ventures in the Mediterranean.

2018-2020 // Createx

The Createx project, co-financed by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, aims to promote the cultural heritage of the European textile sector as a potential source of creative inspiration for contemporary design and artistic creation.

2016-2019 // Art-Cherie

The objective of the ART CHERIE project is to contribute to the protection and enhancement of the Cultural Heritage of fashion and to plan and organize professional training courses to improve the skills of European designers working in the textile and clothing industries.