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Updated: 2010-04-30T09:17:49.028-07:00


Renoir in Rome @ Vittoriano, Pierre August Renoir: Tradition and Innovation


(image) From March 7, 2008 arrives a fantastic exhibition in Rome dedicated to the great artist Renoir. "Renoir: maturità tra classico e moderno", one of the most interesting exhibition of 2008, explain the human and artistic path of the painter, pointing out its relationship with Italy. The exhibition dedicated to Pierre Auguste Renoir counts approximately 150 works from important public museums and international private collections. The exhibition "Renoir: maturità tra classico e moderno" it's setted up in the Vittoriano and it's available till june 29, 2008.

exhibition "Renoir: maturità tra classico e moderno"
Complesso del Vittoriano
Via San Pietro in Carcere
till june 29, 2008
Mon - Thu 9:30 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.;
Fri and Sat 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.;
Sun 9:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Sebastiano del Piombo in Rome


(image) On 7 February 2008 arrives in Rome, @ Palazzo Venezia, the first monographic exhibition of the great Venetian artist Luciani aka Sebastiano del Piombo (1485 - 1547), in the city of Rome Sebastiano del Piombo has created a good part of his wonderful paintings. 45 paintings and 40 drawings are on display; Artist contemporary of Leonardo, Raphael, Titian and Giorgione, friend of Michelangelo. A fantastic exhibition in Rome!

Sebastiano del Piombo in Rome
February 8 - May 18, 2008
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Palazzo Venezia
Via del Plebiscito, 118
info 06.6780131
€7 (concs. €5) includes museum admission.

Pop Art in Rome


Pop Art 1956-1968 @ Scuderie del Quirinale till 27 january 2008.
A big exhibition with 100 pieces by 50 pop art artists, showing how this incredible movement made art history in the second half of the past Century.

Pop Art 1956-1968
Scuderie del Quirinale
Via XXIV Maggio, 16
Tickets €10
concs. €7.50
till january 27, 2008
info 06.696270

Stanley Kubrik in Rome


Untill 6 january we can see a nice exhibition about Stanley Kubrik @ Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome. This great tribute to Kubrik is a fantastic opportunity to understand Kubrick’s working method by way of his notes, unpublished documents, scripts, a lot of photographs, testimonials and more backstage films, costumes, and reconstructions of some of his more film sets.

Stanley Kubrick
Palazzo delle Esposizioni di Roma
6 october 2007 - 6 january 2008
Via Nazionale, 194
Infoline: 06.39967500

Canova and the winning Venus in Rome


The Galleria Borghese presents the second part in Ten Great Exhibitions, and this time it is dedicated to Antonio Canova.
His most famous sculpture has to be his scandal-causing study of Pauline Bonaparte as Venus, (Paolina Borghese was Napoleon Bonaparte’s sister, and wife of Camillo Borghese, a Roman prince) a statue that has become the symbol of the Borghese Gallery.
We can to admire not only his sculptures but also more than fifty paintings, drawings and clay models. Canova was famous for his marble sculptures that managed to make human skin and fleshin such a delicate manner.

Canova and The Winning Venus
Galleria Borghese in Rome
Piazzale Museo Borghese (Parco di Villa Borghese) Roma
october 18 - february 3, 2008
Tickets to the exhibition and Gallery €8.50 (concs. €5.25)
Ticket office closes at 6:30 p.m.
The gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday
from 9 a.m. till 7 p.m.

Info: 06.8413979;

Gauguin in Rome!


A most fantastic retrospective of Paul Gauguin (French Impressionist painter) open in Rome until February 3, 2008 in Vittoriano. The Gauguin exposition pulling 150 of his masterpieces together from more than fifty collections in the world wide.
Gauguin exhibition in Rome
Complesso del Vittoriano
Via San Pietro in Carcere - Roma
until february 3, 2008
Ticket prices: 10 euros
Paul Gauguin a Roma (Italian Version)

Opera Under the Stars!


Indeed a big event in Rome. Rome ends summer festivities in the Gran Teatro (via di Tor di Quinto) with a presentation of contemporary opera, which is appreciated by Italian audiences.
Schedule of events:
From September 11 to 15: "Notre Dame de Paris" - the modern opera that has beaten all records. Lola Ponce will take on the role or Esmeralda!
September 19: "Tosca Amore Disperato". Lucio Dalla rewrites the Pucci original, with three critically acclaimed surprises and turnarounds
From September 22 to 23: A fantastic version of Bram Stoker's Dracula is presented, with lyrics by Vincenzo Incenzo and directed by Alfred Arias. This opera will exhibit all the power of progressive rock
September 28: The Mediterranean Ballet Corps with 110 performers, will perform the two act opera Frederick II: The Dance of the Falcon
September 29: Gianna Nannini in "Pia come la Canto Io" a fantastic exhibition after the album "Pia come la canto io"

A Sign in Caesar Forum!


Till monday 15 october 2007 we can see a really nice work by Alfredo Pirri: Foro di Cesare on the Via dei Fori Imperiali. This one is a new work by Alfredo Pirri, a large floor of mirrors (400 meters) that resemble the churchyards of imperial basilicas, each positioned in order to reflect the surrounding archaeological ruins of public area.

Info event: 06.5896514
Free entrance
Alfredo Pirri - Foro di Cesare
7 sept - 15 oct 2007

Achille Pinelli exhibition in Rome


(image) A nice exhibition is about to take place @ Palazzo Braschi that shows Rome as it once was,
according to Italian painter Achille Pinelli.

Achille Pinelli lived during the first half of the 19th Century, and during his career he dedicated much of time to producing watercolours depicting Rome: its alleys, churches, ruins and people.
70 of these watercolours are on display at Palazzo Braschi in a fantastic exhibition till September the17th.
Achille Pinelli exhibition in Rome
Museo di Roma (Piazza S. Pantaleo, 10)
Admission to just the exhibition costs
€9 (concs. €7. Free entry for over 65 or under 18 years of age).
Information: 06.82059127
The Museo di Roma is open Tuesday to Sunday, from 9 a.m. till 7 p.m. but the ticket office closes onehour earlier.

Santiago Calatrava in Rome



We can see in this days the exhibition about Santiago Calatrava @ Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome. This exhibition opening on Wednesday the 4th july 2007 and running till September the 2nd.
Santiago Calatrava is an important architect and structural engineer. His early career was dedicated to train stations and bridges, and his modern, striking design helped him stand out amongst his peers. The turning point of his career was when he maked the "Montjuic Communications Tower" in Barcelona, which was part of the city’s 1992 Olympic site. The striking 136 metre tall steel construction is as futuristic-looking now as when it was built, some 15 years ago.

Santiago Calatrava
Scuderie del Quirinale
4 july till 2 sept 2007
Tickets € 5,00 (concs. € 4,00)
Open from 5 p.m.till midnight, (ticketoffice close an hour earlier)
Info: 06.39967500;

Chagall in Rome



A fantastic exhibition in Rome dedicated to Marc Chagall till 1 July 2007.
Some 180 works recount the artistic journey of Marc Chagall (1887-1985).

Chagall delle meraviglie
9 march 1 july 2007
Complesso del Vittoriano
Via San Pietro in Carcere - Fori imperiali
Monday - Thursday 9.30-19.30
Friday - Saturday 9.30-23.30
Sunday 9.30 - 20.30
Tickets 10 €
info 066780664

Magiche Trasparenze. a new exhibition in Rome!



Till 9 September 2007 @ Museo Nazionale in Palazzo Altemps we can see a fantastic exhibition about glass objects dating back to the second century BC found during archaeological excavation in the area of Albenga, Albingaunum in Latin, (Liguria).

Magiche trasparenze. I vetri dell'antica Albingaunum
Museo Nazionale - Palazzo Altemps
Piazza Sant’Apollinare 46 - Rome
15 may - 9 september 2007
9.00 - 19.45
TIckets : €7,00 - €3,50
Info 06 39967700 - Pierreci

Leonardo da Vinci in Rome



Probably one of the best artists in the world, Leonardo Da Vinci, is the subject of a fantastic exhibition taking place at Sale del Bramante (located in S. Maria del Popolo, @ Piazza del Popolo 12). In the 2006 edition, this exhibition attracted more than 300,000 visitors.
Thanks to the incredible demand in Rome, the exhibition of Leonardo Da Vinci will continue to run till July the 10th of 2007, with more objects than before. We can see in the Sale del Bramante approximately 50 life-size replicas of some of Da Vinci’s machines, as well as unique copies of Leonardo’s Codex, faithfully reproduced.

Il genio di Leonardo da Vinci Jenius of Leonardo da Vinci
Complesso Monumentale di S. Maria del Popolo
Piazza Del Popolo 12
till August 31 2007
open every
day from 9:30 a.m. till 8:30 p.m
tickets: € 6,00 (concs. €4). Free pass for teachers
Info: 06.36004224

The Limon Dance Company in Rome!



Sistina Teathre - Until April the 15th we can see dance of the biggest level, performed in Rome by the Limón Dance Company. This fantastic dance formation is one of the best considered and
known in the world. Acclaimed for their theatrical style and impressive technique, the founder José Limón, recognised as modern dance masterpieces of the last century.

Limon Dance Company
10 untill 15 april 2007
Teatro Sistina in Rome
Via Sistina 129
info and events tickets:

Globe 07 - Travel Exhibition in Rome


(image) GLOBE IS ALL YOU NEED! From 22 March to 24 in Rome, a big show and exhibition open to every opportunities of business in global tourism. The name of this event is GLOBE 07.
The event in Rome create for all the major key players in the travel and tourism industry. With a new organisation, which will offer a best platform for buyers and suppliers to make their meetings easy to do, successful and profitable. A true business-to-business show in Rome.

Globe 07 Travel Exhibition in Rome
22 march - 24 march 2007
Nuova Fiera di Roma
Via Portuense, 1555
more info

Exhibition Aphrodite's Perfumes in Rome


A new exhibition in Piazza del Campidoglio @ Musei Capitolini, to expose APHRODITE’S PERFUMES, AND THE SECRET OF OLIVE OIL. This recent discovery maded in Cyprus has meant that for the first time we can prove that long time ago, in ancient times, olive oil was not just used for cooking but for producing antique perfumes! This courious and fascinating discovery is powered by the use of innovative and experimental archaeological technique. The exhibition open on Wednesday the 14th of March, and runs till the 16th of September.

Aphrodite's Perfumes and the Secret of Olive Oil
14 March - 2 September 2007
Musei Capitolini
Piazza del Campidoglio
Tickets costs €8 (concs. €6)
with entrance to museum,
€4.50 (concs. €2.50) only for the exhibition.
The museum is open all week - closed monday - from 9 a.m. till 8 p.m.

cin cin cinema: 50 cinemas for 5€ or 3€ in Rome!


Cin Cin Cinema is a big attraction from March 5 untill April 5.
50 cinemas in the Ethernal City (including the Metropolitan and the Nuovo Olimpia - films in english..) will be offering tickets at the reduced price of €5 for evening shows and €3 in the afternoons. This type of prices may not applied in week-ends. List of cinemas for cincincinema.

Italian version

Eros in Coliseum, a big exhibition in Rome!


In march open a new exhibition at the Coliseum till the 16th of September 2007 totally dedicated to the Greek god Eros. Probably Eros is a god with the fewest mythological stories to his name. This fantastic exhibition attempts to investigate the differing, and at times conflicting, aspects of the god Eros.
Pics of exhibit
The exhibition Eros takes place from Saturday 3 march till the 16th of September, at the Coliseum (Piazza Colosseo)
Open 7 days a week from 8:30 a.m. till 5 p.m.
Tickets Coliseum is
€11 (concs €6.50).
For Info: 0639967700

Antonio Recalcati, exhibition in Rome.


This important exhibition in the Accademia di San Luca in Rome is a beautiful selection of paintings by Antonio Recalcati, italian multi-talented artist.
Created in 5 moments during the 60’s untill 06, the exhibition about Antonio Recalcati is composed of almost 40 paintings and will be kept open untill the 5th of march 2007.
Antonio Recalcati
Accademia di San Luca
P.zza dell'Accademia di San Luca, 77
05/02/2007 till 05/03/2007 -
10-19; saturday 10-13
info event: 06.6798850
free pass

Carracci in Rome @ Chiostro del Bramante


In the Chiostro del Bramante in Rome, until 6 may 2007 we can visit the first exhibition exclusively dedicated to Annibale Carracci, the most talented of the three Carracci, celebrated and loved in his time as the new "Raffaello".
Annibale Carracci is author of drawings and paintings admired for their moving technique and innovative creation, proclaimed best model for generations of artists. This exhibition in the Chiostro del Bramante is the largest and most complete selection of pieces by Annibale Carracci.

Annibale Carracci
Chiostro del Bramante
until 6 may 2007
Via della Pace 5 Rome
tickets 9€ and 7€
info: 0668809098

Nice Jazz in Rome? Alexanderplatz!


Nice music and good dinner. Historical club of the city, Alexanderplatz (in Prati) is one of the most well known and appreciated jazz clubs in Rome. Alexanderplatz has been host to a number of notable performers such as Lionel Hampton and George Coleman. With a continuous performance schedule, jazz lovers can get their fix every night of the week. Dinner’s served from 8:30 until 10:30, when the show begins. It’s a popular place, so reservations are a good idea. This week Andrea Beneventano Trio.

Jazz Club Alexanderplatz
Via Ostia, 9 (Prati)

information and reservation : 06.39751877 338.7070737.
8:30 p.m. - 3 a.m. Sundays

€7 x month membership card. more info

Rome Independent Film Festival in april 2007


RIFF Awards 2007 VI edition april 13 /20, 2007

In the Cinema Embassy (Via Stoppani, 7) in Rome we can to see in april this fantastic cinema event, the Independent Film Festival showcases more than 40 artists from some 70 countries. The Roma Independent Film Festival is increasingly appraised, year after year, and is becoming known as one of independent cinema appointments not-to-miss

Rome Independent Film Festival
Info and bookings: - Tel. 06-45425050 fax 06-23319206

Turkey in Rome


The Palazzo del Quirinale in Rome hosts for 3 months till 31 march 2007 an exhibition dedicated to Turkish history. Comprising of 43 pieces, all originating from four of the best Turkish museums, they include: archeological remains and treasures. Together, they tell the history of this antique country, right from its very first civilisation to the splendour of the imperial court.

Turkey: 7000 years of history
open 11 january till 31 march 2007
Piazza del Quirinale
9,30-13,30 / 15,30-19,00; sunday 8,30-12,00
free entry

Finland in Rome - Architecture and Design


Thursday 11th January till the end of January, in the "Casa dell’Architettura" in Rome (located in the "Ex Acquario Romano", in piazza Manfredo Fanti, 47) presents an interesting exhibition dedicated to Finnish architecture and design, entitled Finnish Architecture 0405. This contemporary art exhibition presents the best works by Finnish architects in the latest years 2004 and 2005, and was originally shown at the Museum of Finnish Architecture.
This exhibition contain some 25 pieces in wood and plastic as well as photographs and video.

Finnish Architecture 0405
Piazza Manfredo Fanti 47 - Rome
Info: 06.97604538.

Staying in a Finnish line, in Lungo Tevere Castello, Castel Sant’Angelo host a nice exhibition of Finnish paintings open in january 22 for 3 months.
(Info: 06.39967600).

Ice skating in Rome



In this month ice skating fans have many skating rink to select in rome. The first is an ice park that covers 600 square metres, and is located right in the heart of the Auditorium - Parco della Musica (viale Pietro de Coubertin, 30) in a square dedicated to Luciano Berio.
In the weekends there are performers and fantasy characters to entertain the skaters.

Ice skating in auditorium Parco della Musica
open Monday to Friday (2 p.m. till 9 p.m.)
Saturday (10 a.m. till midnight) and Sundays (10 a.m. till 9 p.m. )
Tickets costs €8
info: 06.80242354 - 06.3208666

Another rink is outside rome in Fiumicino, at the Parco Leonardo shopping centre, in piazza Michelangelo Buonarroti. The rink measures 12 metres by 16, and can accommodate from
30 to 40 skaters at a time.
Ice skating in Parco Leonardo
Piazza Michelangelo Buonarroti
entrance is free
info: 06.45439828;
10:00 a.m. till 10:00 p.m. until the 15th of January 2007.