Filippo Guarini

Director | Museo del Tessuto
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Filippo Guarini graduated in Literature at the University of Florence, obtaining scholarships and further education abroad. Since September 2005 he has been Director of the Textile Museum of Prato. He is responsible for administrative and organisational management, financial and management planning, and the design and coordination of the Museum's ordinary and extraordinary activities. He is also involved in the planning and management of European programmes, the search for funding and sponsors on a regional and national scale. From 2001 to 2004, he was Head of Department and coordinator of design courses at ENT ART Polimoda, International Fashion Institute of Florence. From 2010 to 2012, he held seminars and lectures at the University of Florence (Master in Communication of Cultural Heritage) and served as regional coordinator for Tuscany in the Italian Committee of ICOM Italy (International Council of Museums). From July 2011 to 2019, he was a member of the Commission for the Accreditation of Museums of the Region of Tuscany and since June 2013 he has been a member of the Advisory Board of the Ratti Foundation in Como