MAMA Grand Tour in Italy*

May and June 2017

In the second part of the program, students participate in a study tour of some of the most important cultural institutions based in Italy.

The MAMA Grand tour gives participants an opportunity to understand a managerial perspective of Italian best practices in the arts sector. During the Grand Tour, participants will experience the strategic role of Italian culture at national and international levels, through visits and meetings with top practitioners

5 - 7 May 2017

Institutions met: La Fenice Theatre, Pentagram Foundation, MUVE (Civic Museums of Venice), Querini Stampalia Foundation, La Biennale

Venezia - Canal Grande

16 - 19 June 2017

Institutions met: Archaeological Site of Paestum, Museum of San Martino, Sansevero Museum and Chapel, Filangieri Museum, Gallerie d'Italia

Napoli - Golfo e Vesuvio

19 - 21 June 2017

Institutions met: Museum of Opera del Duomo, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Cantine Antinori, Galleria dell'Accademia

Firenze - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo)

21 - 25 June 2017

Institutions met: Quirinale Palace, French Academy - Villa Medici, Vatican Museums, Castelgandolfo Museums, Castelporziano Presidential Estate, Farnesina Collection (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Roma - Cappella Sistina - © Copyright Musei Vaticani

 * Please note that the MAMA Grand Tour refers to the previous Edition and might be subject to changes.



  • SDA Bocconi School of Management
    Today MAMA Participants had the incredible opportunity to visit Vatican Museums, open only for them at 6 AM. The Master in Arts Management and Administration (MAMA) is a full-time, international, one-year program that is taught entirely in English designed for students from all over the world.


  • SDA Bocconi School of Management
    #MAMA #grandtour
    : a learning experience around Italy aimed at meeting some of the best managers of prominent cultural institutions to gain useful insights through a privileged perspective. MAMA students had the unique opportunity to discuss the managerial issues and key success factors of 20 cultural institutions, meeting more than 30 directors and managers, while enjoying some of the best sites worldwide.