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HOLLYWOOD ICONS. PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE JOHN KOBAL FOUNDATION

June 24  – September 17, 2017, Palazzo delle Esposizioni Rome Hollywood Icons. Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation is a rich survey of the great stars of the classic era of Hollywood movies highlighting the work of the photographers responsible for creating their glittering images.  The exhibition presents 161 portraits from the biggest names in motion picture history beginning with silent legends...

Botero At Complesso Del Vittoriano

Until August 27th, Complesso del Vittoriano is housing the world famous Colombian artist Fernando Botero’s first major Italian retrospective. In honor of the artist’s 85th birthday, the show highlights fifty of masterpieces that trace his masterful career, from 1958 to 2016. Botero’s fantastic and voluptuous style is represented in the exhibition in eight sections: sculptures, representations of old masters,...

Cross the Streets, exhibition at Macro Museum

This multimedia retrospective, made up of an impressive 200 works from street artists hailing from the Capital itself and around the world, sets to historicize the 40 year long phenomenon that we call street art. From the Andy-Warhol-esque pop sculptures of Chicago to the immense site-specific spray pieces by Roman artists Diamond and Lucamaleonte, the section of the exhibition entitled...

ROMAEUROPA FESTIVAL 2017

21 locations, 524 artists, including 524 artists, including 34 companies attending the REf for the first time, 160 days of activities including the summer preview of the festival, 46 events dedicated to contemporary creative arts, 24 of which on show in Italy for the first time ever, for a total of more than 40,000 tickets on sale: these are the stats for the...

YOKO ONO & CLAIRE TABOURET – ONE DAY I BROKE A MIRROR

The Académie de France à Rome – Villa Medici is opening its doors to Yoko Ono and Claire Tabouret with One day I broke a mirror, from 5 May to 2 July 2017. Featuring artist-icon Yoko Ono and Claire Tabouret, that astonishing revelation of the latest generation, One day I broke a mirror is going to be a must on...

ZAHA HADID AND ITALY AT MAXXI MUSEUM

23 June 2017 – 28 January 2018 She redefined the architecture of the 21st century, capturing the imagination of the whole world Considered to be one of the most influential and visionary architects our time, MAXXI is hosting an exhibition devoted to Zaha Hadid and her work, with reference to the projects built in Italy, including the recently inaugurated Terminal Marittimo...

Pens to paper: autograph letters from the Keats-Shelley House

"Our latest temporary exhibition focuses on the material production of manuscripts from the early nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries, a period of profound change in the art of letter-writing..." It will include a series of autograph letters by famous figures from British, American, Italian and other European literature and politics, set against a backdrop of the changing industrial manufacture...

MAXXI Re-Evolution

Tripling the Permanent Collection. The birth of the video gallery. More space for the teaching workshop. A museum that is more open, more digital and more welcoming. From 6 May 2017 The museum designed by Zaha Hadid is transforming and reconfiguring its spaces, starting with the permanent collection, and opening itself still further to the city with numerous innovations in its cultural offer and...

LITORALIS – FROM THE LAND TO THE SEA

This exhibition at the Museo Civico di Zoologia from 20 April to 4 June 2017, uses the photographs taken by Luca Bragalli, landscape architect and photographer, to document the coast of Lazio and its hinterland including Rome and Fiumicino and from Cerveteri and Torre Flavio as far as Capocotta. The exhibition is divided into 5 sections (Agros: the images of...

Colosseum By Night 2017

Colosseum night opening Roma – great events, from 11/03/17 to 30/12/17 The guided tour leads through the monument enlighten by the charming atmosphere only the Colosseo can suggest. You will walk through the monument, reaching the most important spots, included the underground. Tour includes the exhibition “Colosseum. An icon” and it’s available in English, Spanish and Italian. Opening days MARCH: every Saturday APRIL AND...

Spartaco. Schiavi e Padroni a Roma

Having become a gladiator, Spartacus headed up the famous rebellion that began in the gladiator’s school in Capua. He gathered a multitude of slaves around him, drawing in many poor and desperate people too, turning them in to a real army with which he was able to hold the great Roman army at bay for three years. He terrorized...

The Forums Since The Forums

Daily life in the Imperial Forums since Ancient times. The biggest “archaeological site of ancient times in today’s world”.   The area in which the Imperial Form is located, in the ancient heart of the city of Rome and now an architectural complex like no other in the world in terms of size and urban continuity, has been subject to extraordinarily...

Viaggio Nei Fori

Journeys through Ancient Rome 2 stories and 2 routes FORUM OF AUGUSTUS While spacing on various aspects of the Roman world, the story is still anchored to the site of Augustus, creatively using the remains of the Forum to try to let the stones “speak” for themselves. Besides the faithful reconstruction of the area, with special effects of all kinds, the story...

From Caravaggio to Bernini. Masterpieces of the Italian Seicento from the Spanish Royal Collection

Through a remarkable selection of paintings and sculptures, the exhibition 'From Caravaggio to Bernini. Masterpieces of the Italian Seicento from the Spanish Royal Collection' reflects the close political links and cultural strategies established by the Spanish court and the Italian states over the course of the 17th century. The art collections of the Hapsburg dynasty were enriched by the frequent...

Cinecittà Shows Off

The exhibition is divided into three parts, offering an interactive approach to the history of the Studios, with a particular focus on the Italian and International cinema productions and trades. Why Cinecittà (1936-1945) is the first route of the exhibition, which explores the origin of Cinecittà, from the 30s to the Second World War, the reasons behind its architectural design...

DNA: The Great Book Of Life, From Mendel To Genomics

Till 18 June, Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome Mendel, a misunderstood genius born "too soon" and in the wrong place, was to become the posthumous father of genetics, a science that has changed our way of understanding nature forever. Gregor Mendel is one of the leading figures in an exhibition that explores what is essentially a microscopic and invisible world in...

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