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Iuvart

Who we are

IUVART is a team of young volunteers aged between 18 to 35 who share a passion for art and culture.  Our intention is to work on projects that contribute to promoting and encouraging awareness of Italy’s cultural heritage, opening up new opportunities for its enjoyment and protection.

The word “Iuvart” is a combination of the Latin roots of Italian (iuv) and contemporary English (art), chosen to express our intention to create an international voice that reaches beyond the geographical borders of Italy. “Iuv-” is the shared etymology of two Latin terms, the adjective iuvenis, which means “young”, and the verb iuvo, “help”, “help”, “support”. Iuvenis is above all someone who “protects”, “defends” and “fights for” what he has at heart.   This is the sense in which we want to “be young” and how we intend to build our group journey together.  We intend “-art” in the broadest and most comprehensive sense of the term that – as the union between an ancient root and a word that is part of our present suggests – embraces an artistic panorama with no limits of time and space.

Our mission

We intend to contribute to the conservation and discovery of the beauties of Italy through the direct involvement of younger age groups, organizing projects and events with the most brilliant of the country’s exhibition institutions and highlighting interesting people, contexts and opportunities in the world of art and culture.

Our values

In following our aims, we are driven by the following values:

  • Sensitivity: to assimilate the complexity of our cultural heritage
  • Dynamism: to ensure the vibrancy of the group’s relationship with culture
  • Teamwork: to make the most of sharing our skills and the wide variety of our backgrounds

Iuvart Members