December 14, 2023

The Neapolitan bingo

Cilento 1780 , Milanese excellence of Galleria & Friends, organized an afternoon of play with prizes offered by the ancient shops.

With Elisabetta Invernici, Alberto Oliva, Ugo Cilento and the actor Gustavo La Volpe.

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November 30, 2023

In Arte Maria Callas

Appointment in the rooms with the timeless style of the Grand Hotel et de Milan . Here Maria Callas stayed on the occasion of her numerous performances at the scale and frequent subsequent stays in Milan. And here he relived, as if by magic, an impossible interview during which the Divine tells herself as never happened before.

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November 29, 2023

Manzoni and his women

On the occasion of the 150s from the death of Alessandro Manzoni, the anniversary that the city celebrated with great enthusiasm, Galleria & Friends presented in the elegant spaces of the ancient workshop of “Hooks” the theatrical show “ Manzoni and the his women “.

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November 27, 2023

Guests to the Società del Giardino

The prestigious Società del Giardino organizes “Art in the shop. Places and faces of the highest artisan tradition “.

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October 26, 2023

Monteiro for Amazonia

Jenny Monteiro, a stylist born in the Italian Amazon and naturalized, takes the field alongside his country to give concrete help to the population affected by the cyclone that devastated southern Brazil. In his atelier, set in an ancient courtyard between Corso San Gottardo and the Naviglio Pavese, the Milanese citizens and the Brazilian community is collected for an event between fashion and solidarity.

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From Wednesday 11 October to Wednesday 25 October 2023

Ci vediamo in Bottega! 2023

The project to bring the theater to the shop, created with the support of the Municipio 1, aims to live in the shops and shops of the historic center with performative actions with a view to merged knowledge and crafts. This year the focus focuses on Alessandro Manzoni , of which 150 years from death are resorted.

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September – October 2023

Tours in the Botteghe Museo

We enhance the concept of Bottega Museo , or those places of tradition that have established themselves over time as excellence of crafts and trade, which handed down generation of ancient knowledge in generation e who always know how to renew himself to be in step with the times and the avant -garde. Bocca Library, JMONTEIRIO MILAN, PHARMACIA SAN GOTTARDO, Argenteria Miracoli, Legatoria d’Arte Giovanni Codina, Martin Luciano The protagonists of the 2023 tours.

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September 21, 2023

The secrets of Neapolitan elegance

Theatrical meeting that returns the colors and perfumes of the Neapolitan style of the nineteenth century through the dialogue between Oscar Wilde – the most famous dandy in the history of literature – and Matilde Serao .

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May 22, 2023

Presentation of the volume Bottega Milano e dintorni

Again in the bookstore with the third volume Bottega Milano e dintorni, new addresses of historical excellences that become part of Galleria & Friends.

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May 19, 2023

Premio Vigna d’Argento, edizione Milano 2023

The prize since 2011 has been awarded to personalities of culture, entertainment, institutions and civil society that have contributed to the growth of the country.

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December 15, 2022

Aperitivo di Natale

Elisabetta Invernici and Alberto Oliva have entertained their guests in the Ginrosa rooms for the Christmas aperitif of the historic shops of Galleria & Friends

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November 17 – December 15, 2022

Cities seen from the sky. Luigi Angiuli

The widespread exhibition in the center of Milan

The widespread exhibition is an itinerant path that combines art and communication by involving the windows of the historical shops of Galleria & Friends each of which exhibits a work, available to visit and sale. The initiative in collaboration with 18 historical shops of Galleria & Friends, showcases the work of the artist Luigi Angiuli .

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November 3, 2022

In the sign of brunetta

“Nel segno di brunetta” is the beautiful exhibition curated by Elisabetta Invernici who takes place in the spaces of Galleria Bolzani, in via Morone 2 in Milan. It is dedicated to Brunetta Moretti Mateldi, intellectual, fashion journalist, painter, sculptor, advertising graphics famous all over the world.

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5 October – November 6, 2022

Ci vediamo in Bottega!

An agenda of “impossible” meetings was held with great female characters of the Milanese twentieth century, played by actresses, dancers and performers inside the historical shops of the Town Hall 1.

The actresses who gave birth to the famous Milanese women gave prestige and cultural prestige to the event, with texts written for the occasion and recited in theatrical performance Site Specific original direct direct by the director Alberto Oliva.

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Tuesday 27 September 2022

30th Anniversary Inner whell Milan Garden

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the club, Galleria & Friends stages the theatrical show “The great women of cosmetics”

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Guided tours in the Museum shops

Second edition of the event that leads us to visit the Museum shops, which are among the most precious places in Lombardy. Selected from the best historical and traditional addresses, they boast craft collections, made in Italy production and architectural beauty of the location.

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Thursday 19 May 2022

Premio Vigna d’Argento

On May 19 in Milan, the 2022 edition of the Premio Vigna d’Argento, recognition that comes from Puglia to give merit to women and men of excellence.

The ceremony at the Auditorium Testori of the Palazzo della Regione Lombardia was conducted by Elisabetta Invernici and Alberto Oliva.

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Thursday 14 April 2022

Attilio Fontana and Bottega Milano Lombardia

On the occasion of the visit to Ancorotti Cosmetics, Attilio Fontana was able to appreciate our dedicated volume of the shops of Milan and Lombardy

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Friday 4 March 2022

Rooms of art

Discover the Museum Workshops on the occasion of MuseoCity 2022 enter the Rooms of the art of Ornella Bijoux

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Sunday 27 February 2022

Martin Luciano protagonist at White

Our historic workshop is the protagonist of a workshop at WHITE, the concept trade show that connects companies, buyers and showrooms during the Milan Women Fashion Week.

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Thursday 23 December 2021

Did Leonardo go by bicycle?

Evocative historical tour in Milan on two wheels

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Thursday 16 December 2021

Natale Rosa Shocking

An evening with Elsa Schiaparelli on the stage of Mamu – Magazzino Musicale

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Wednesday 15 December 2021

Christmas dinner with the Historical Shops

The Historical Shops of Galleria & Friends meet at the Christmas dinner.

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Wednesday 8 December 2021

Firmacopie by De Wan

Roberto De Wan’s guests at his shop in via Manzoni in Milan.

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Tuesday 7 December 2021

Presentation “BOTTEGA MILANO Lombardia”

We returned to the Bocca Bookshop for the presentation of the photographic volume “BOTTEGA MILANO” by Galleria & Friends Milano, with Elisabetta Invernici and Alberto Oliva and the photographer Roby Bettolini. Live Facebook event on the Library profile.

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Thursday 30 September 2021

Galleria&Friends on the Net4

On the occasion of the episode of Dritto e Rovescio edited by the journalist Paolo Del Debbio, some owners of our Botteghe were invited to talk about the themes of recovery and innovation in commerce.

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Sunday 26th September 2021

Haute ART Couture by Rott

Lois Rottonara, aka ROTT, pays homage to the Historic Shops of Galleria & Friends with the exhibition of a large-sized painting entitled “Haute Couture”. We talked about it with Susy Rottonara at the Bocca Bookshop, in the Galleria in Milan

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Wednesday 8 and Friday 24 September 2021

L’Essenza di Alice

«L’essenza di Alice» is an olfactory journey between fashion and design. The protagonist is a multi-sensorial piece of furniture, award-winning and exhibited for the first time in Milan during the Supersalone thanks to the entrepreneurial collaboration between Fabbro Arredi and Profumeria Mazzolari.

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Monday 6 September 2021

Artigiani di Luce

The “Artigiani di Luce” event was staged in Milan by Vetrate Artistiche Grassi during the Supersalone and Milan Design Week in September 2021, born from the chromatic passion of three artists.

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Thursday 15 July 2021

Shocking Elsa. Un’anteprima

As part of the Sforza Estate 2021, on July 15 at the Castello Sforzesco in Milan a shocking pink evening was staged with Elsa Schiaparelli, an independent fashion icon, free and out of any cliché.

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Wednesday 19 and from 27 to 30 May 2021

Scopri le Botteghe Museo

The museum shops, selected from the best historical and traditional addresses – present in Milan for over fifty years – have handcrafted collections, made in Italy production and the architectural beauty of the location. Over the years they have been able to safeguard historical collections of high artistic value with authentic pieces of the past centuries, cataloged and kept in special display cases. Pieces considered family assets of the owners. Sharing the public of these historical collections is an exquisitely social and cultural value.

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February 25, 2021


WHITE digital format 2021



In White’s “range of new proposals”, “Galleria&Friends” joins the team. Our workshops and some advanced master craftsmen were discussed during the webinar on Thursday 25 February at 11.00 entitled “Bottega Milano – Stories of artisan workshops: the school of the new Rinascimento, at the center of the renewed sustainable fashion supply chai”.

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December 30, 2020

Bottega Milano at Palazzo Lombardia

Institutional appointment with Attilio Fontana, President of the Lombardy Region. A crackling end of the year for Galleria & Friends Milano that closes 2020 with a flourish thanks to the release of the photographic volume “Bottega Milano”. As the President said, “A book that represents the history and present of commerce in Milan”.

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December 18, 202o

Forum with laRepubblica

Appointment with the readers of TuttoMilano in Libreria Bocca: an intriguing chat in the company of Giorgio Lodetti, pyrotechnic master of the house. Elisabetta Invernici and Alberto Oliva present the team of Galleria & Friends Milano, going to Botteghe and pausing here and there with anecdotes, memories and suggestions. For a shopping of tradition and innovation.

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7 December 2020

Bottega Milano


Presentation of the photographic volume “BOTTEGA MILANO” by Galleria&Friends Milano, with Elisabetta Invernici and Alberto Oliva and the photographer Roby Bettolini, at the Bocca Bookshop in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. A live Facebook event on the Library’s profile to tell about the 41 historic shops that make culture in the city. Among the guests Cristina Tajani – Councilor for Productive Activities of the Municipality of Milan and Gianmarco Senna – Councilor of the Lombardy Region.

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February 18, 2020

Fashion, scissors and fabrics

At Coltelleria Lorenzi and Valli Tessuti we relive, in a story in pictures conducted by E. Invernici, the history of the pioneers of fashion in Milan through the availability of original documents from the Lorenzi and Valli family. Craftsmanship, handmade, uniqueness still remain the only values ​​capable of making these two places unmissable addresses of Made in Italy in Milan.
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February 18, 2020

Mandelli colors the atmospheres

Recent works by Fernando Mandelli exhibited at the Galleria Bolzani and disseminated in the center of Milan in the Antiche Botteghe. Through an updated vision of the Lombard landscape painting with its apparently delicate way of using the color Mandelli leads us along the Seine in Paris, through the streets of Venice, in the countryside of Brianza, on the Navigli of Milan.

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3 December 2019

It is Christmas

Party evening in the traditional Walter firm atelier, with Ceratina and scented candles, Tricella and the Val Gardena nativity scene, Altamoda Viganò and Belle Époque bijoux, Coltelleria Lorenzi and vintage cutlery, Pasticceria Sommariva and the Milanese panettone. Storytelling by A. Oliva. Guest of honor Valerio Vitantoni with a preview of the book “Sissi’s Christmas” interviewed by E. Invernici.

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November 14, 2019

Brawl In Galleria

Event 110 years after Milanese Futurism curated by E. Invernici with the artistic consultancy of A. Oliva. During the evening we will relive the atmosphere of the Movement through a theatrical improvisation that, starting from the Antiche Botteghe, will come alive around the Octagon to culminate in a concert (Cappelli Doria 1905, Ornella Bijoux accessories, high-fashion vest Bucciarelli & Miglio).

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November 5, 2019

Milan is Valentina

During the evening relives the magical world of the Milanese Diva through images, sounds and unpublished testimonies. Available the volume “Valentina Cortese. 100 portraits ”- Skira Editore edited by E. Invernici and A. Zanoletti

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A spasso con Valentina

October 30, 2019

Walking with Valentina Cortese

Photographic exhibition in the Antiche Botteghe of Galleria & Friends Milan. Art installation of memorable shots that tell the public and private life of Valentina Cortese taken from the volume “Valentina Cortese. 100 portraits ” by E. Invernici and A. Zanoletti – Skira Editore

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October 30, 2019

Press Conference

Elisabetta Invernici and Alberto Oliva with Cristina Tajani, Councilor for Labor Policies, Productive Activities, Commerce and Human Resources invite to the launch of the Galleria&Friends Milano project at 10.30 at Savini Milano 1867 in Sala Toscanini – Galleria V. Emanuele II, Milan.

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