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Events and shows in Rome
IKONO: the new immersive experience
Exciting settings and highly interactive installations in the heart of Rome. An immersive journey, lasting an average of about 1 hour, which develops through a series of unique breathtaking settings, able to replicate the emotion of traveling to different worlds, cultures and eras without ever having to leave the city.
Among the many interactive experiences, the "Roman Baths" certainly stand out, with an immense pool of bubbles that invite you to take a dip back in time, the "Room with Infinite Lanterns", which offers a surreal journey between lights and shadows in a evocative environment suspended in time, the "Light Painting", inspired by Pablo Picasso's light painting experiments, and, "Yokocho", which transports visitors to a traditional Tokyo street, to immerse themselves totally in the energy and sensations of one of the most fascinating cities in the world.
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Impressionists: The dawn of modernity
From 30 March to 28 July, Museo Storico della Fanteria , Piazza di S. Croce in Gerusalemme, 9

The exhibition brings together over 160 works created by 66 artists, giving the public the different experiments and facets of the artistic movement, influenced by anti-academicism, by Barbizon's en plein air painting and the birth of photography. In particular, the exhibition project places a focus particular on the new techniques applied in the field of drawing, printing and engraving, displaying famous sketches and lithographs. To complete the exhibition, in addition to the numerous works, also documentary materials, such as letters, photographs, books, clothes and objects that offer an insight of the society born and established during the impressionist movement which underlined the changes in the society of the time with the advent of great industrialization, the birth of photography, cinema, electricity, the telephone and the first airplane flights.
Times : From 9.30am to 7.30pm (Monday to Friday)
from 9.30am to 8.30pm (Saturday and Sunday)
Prices :€15 (full WEEKEND AND HOLIDAYS) €13 (full weekdays) €10 (reduced up to 14 years old)

A Bárbara nightlife. Photographs by Ouka Leele
Until July 7, Museo di Roma in Trastevere , Piazza Sant'Egidio ,1/b

Conceived with the intention of continuing the exhibition of Spanish photographers active in the Madrid nightlife of the 1980s. The exhibition retraces the entire career of this artist, presenting works from his first exhibition up to his latest works, offering a overall vision of Ouka Leele's creative universe. Approximately 100 works of different sizes, formats and techniques are on display, integrated with documentary material, print proofs, catalogues, posters and merchandising material produced with her images.
Times : From 10.00 to 20.00 (Tuesday to Sunday)
Prices : €12.00 (full) €9.50 (reduced)
For residents of Rome Capital
€9.50 (full) €8.50 (reduced)

Figuration of the 60s and 70s
Until July 21st, Musei di San Salvatore in Lauro , Piazza di San Salvatore in Lauro, 15

An exhibition spanning two decades of great vitality, which aims to intercept the new international interest in painting and sculpture through important artists who marked a moment of intense creative fervor. The exhibition project includes more than sixty works and is divided in four sections: the first, FIGURE SCULPTURE, includes artists such as Giacomo Manzù, Marino Marini, Pericle Fazzini, Emilio Greco, Venanzo Crocetti, Vincenzo Gaetaniello, Valeriano Trubbiani. The second section, SOCIAL POLITICS REALTÀ, starts from masters of the Roman school such as Fausto Pirandello and Alberto Ziveri, but above all from Renato Guttuso. The third section, NATURE PAINTING, is dedicated to a new contemporary Naturalism. The fourth and the last section, METAPHYSICS AND VISIONARIES, finally starts from Giorgio de Chirico's Metaphysics.
Times : 10.00 - 13.00 and 16.00 - 19.00 (from Tuesday to Saturday)
10.00 - 12.00 (Sunday)
Prices : €5 (full) €3 (reduced)

Raphael, Titian, Rubens
Until June 30th, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica Palazzo Barberini , Via delle Quattro Fonta

The National Galleries of Ancient Art and the Borghese Gallery are implementing an unprecedented collaboration to allow the public to continue to enjoy the heritage preserved during the ambitious renovation and protection project made possible thanks to PNRR funds. This initiative is a unique and unmissable opportunity to bring together two collections that share a similar history, linked to two crucial figures of seventeenth-century Roman political and cultural life, Maffeo Barberini and Scipione Borghese, in an ideal historical and cultural proximity, and last but not least, also geographical. Absolute masterpieces, such as the Portrait of a Man by Antonello da Messina, the Madonna and Child by Giovanni Bellini, the Madonna with Child, Saint John and Angels by Sandro Botticelli, the Portrait of a Young Woman with a Unicorn by Raphael, Susanna and the Elders by Peter Paul Rubens, Sacred Love, Profane Love by Titian, the Sermon of the Baptist by Paolo Veronese, just to name a few, will thus continue to be accessible to the general public.
Times : From 10.00 to 19.00 (from Tuesday to Sunday)
Prices : €15 (full) €2 (reduced from 18 to 25 years old)

EMOTION. Contemporary art tells the story of Emotions
From 29 November to 31 August 2024, Chiostro del Bramante, Arco della Pace, 5

The exhibition takes the public on a journey of emotions so that they can feel many, many more. Surprise, confusion, desire, joy, fear, anticipation, anguish, happiness, pride, excitement, nostalgia, admiration, relief, tranquility, embarrassment. How many emotions inspire an artist? And how many are retained within the work? And what does a spectator feel in front of that work? And how many are maintained over time and how many change and how do they change? When dealing with emotions, there are more questions than answers, there are always more emotions than certainties.
Times : From 10.00 to 20.00 (from Monday to Friday)
from 10.00 to 21.00 (Saturday and Sunday)
Prices : €15 (full) €10 (reduced) from Monday to Friday
€18 (full) €10 (reduced) Saturday and Sunday

Olympic Stadium Tour
A highly engaging journey, which uses innovative and cutting-edge technologies. A journey that starts from a glorious past, represented by its inauguration in 1953, to move on to the 1960 Olympics, the European and World Athletics Championships (respectively in 1974 and 1987 ), the 1990 World Cup, the great victories of AS Roma and SS Lazio and reaches the present with the great variety of events, including major concerts. The route includes a visit to hitherto inaccessible places, such as the legends where the protagonists have written the history of the facility, the mixed zone, the changing rooms, the trophy room, the entrance to the field, the playing field, the stands, to conclude with the Stadium Store where you can buy a souvenir of the visit and with the bistro restaurant.
Timetable : From 10am to 6pm (every day except for match days)
Prices : €18.38 (0-6 years old are free)
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BNL Italy Major Premier Padel
From 17 to 23 June, FORO ITALICO

The third edition of the BNL Italy Major Premier Padel, one of the four most important tournaments of the Premier Padel circuit is held. In 2022 Juan Lebron and Alejandro Galan won the title by beating Paquito Navarro and Martin di Nenno in the final. In 2023 it was the Spanish duo made up of Gemma Triay and Marta Ortega who won, for 63 36 75, the first major for women in history of the Premier Padel circuit, at the end of the hard-fought-Duby final against the number one in the world Ari Sanchez and Paula Josemaria. In the male, however, the title ended up in the 'surgical' hands of the Argentino Agustin Tapia and the Spanish Arturo Cello Vincenti, with the score of 75 76, on Paquito Navarro and Federico Chingotto.
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The last portrait: Mazzini and Lega, parallel stories of the Risorgimento
Until 8 September, Vittoriano, Sala Zanardelli, Piazza Venezia

At the center of the exhibition The Last Moments of Giuseppe Mazzini by Silvestro Lega, a painting of extraordinary intensity, as well as of absolute artistic importance, in which the Father of the Fatherland is portrayed a few hours before his death in all his fragile and composed humanity, reiterating the central role of painting in the process of transmitting historical memory. The exhibition, organized on two floors, is divided into four sections and is completed with an immersive room which, through digital technology, allows the visitor to experiment with a language as new as already observed in the analogue sections. The exhibition includes over sixty objects, divided between sculptures, paintings, engravings, photographs, manuscripts, unpublished documents and Mazzinian memorabilia. At the end of the exhibition itinerary, the immersive space allows the public to reflect on the contents of the exhibition to reliving them and assimilating them emotionally, literally entering the work of art so as to be able to appreciate the details, as well as verifying through the monuments how alive and current the memory of Giuseppe Mazzini is today in our country and in the world.
Times : From 9.00 to 19.30 (every day)
Prices : €17 (free for children under 18)

UKIYOE. The Floating World. Visions from Japan
From 20 February to 23 June, Palazzo Braschi, Piazza di San Pantaleo, 10

The exhibition offers a journey through Japanese art between the 17th and 19th centuries through one hundred and fifty masterpieces from the E. Oriental Art Museum. The underlying theme of the exhibition is the artistic trend known as ukiyoe, a Japanese word which literally means "images of the floating world." Established since the mid-seventeenth century, ukiyoe brings to the center of attention the contemporary Japanese world of the time linked to the birth of cities, of new social classes, tastes and fashions, which the masters contribute to spreading together with new aesthetic values, homogeneous educational and cultural activities throughout the country.
Times : From 10.00 to 19.00 (from Tuesday to Sunday)
Prices : €15 (full) €13 (reduced)

Beyond space, beyond time. The dream of Ulisse Aldrovandi
From 22 March to 21 July, Museo Civico di Zoologia, Via Ulisse Aldrovandi, 18

The project was born with the aim of promoting a holistic vision of culture that combines the hendiadys of art and science as a key to understanding history, in order to produce new and effective educational, training and dissemination schemes to intercept and describe the trajectory of the main future developments of our society. The exhibition presents an original and harmonious combination of finds, objects, instruments, videos and images from the National Institute of Astrophysics and the European Space Agency. All woven together with previously unpublished poetic plots, with the visionary views of scientists expert in artificial intelligence and neuroscience and humanists.
Times : From 9.00 to 19.00 (from Tuesday to Sunday)
Prices : €9 (full non-resident) €6 (reduced non-resident)
€6 (full resident) €5 (reduced resident)

Uninhabitable architecture
From 24 January to 29 September, Centrale Montemartini, Via Ostiense, 106

This exhibition was created with the aim of investigating the critical relationship between living and building, starting from some buildings that are emblematic of this fracture, and with a strong symbolic charge, emblems of the city in which they arise. The exhibition identifies some particularly significant examples, distributed throughout the national territory, finding evidence of them in the materials of the LUCE Archive and in other archives.
Times : From 9.00 to 19.00 (From Tuesday to Sunday)

Vincent Peters. Timeless Time
From 16 May to 25 August, Palazzo Bonaparte, Piazza Venezia, 5

The exhibition seeks to tell this common thread, the humanistic gaze of a photographer who made his entire Western and Italian tradition. Portraits of women and men, well-known characters, fragments of a story that lasts beyond the photograph, as if it were a film. Classic and modern, angelic and murky like the Madonnas and gentlemen portrayed by painters. Iconic visions, in black and white, timeless. Photographs which, like the works of art of the eternal city, do not exhaust what they have to tell us and last forever.
Times : From 10.00 to 20.00
Prices : €15 (full) €13 (reduced)

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