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Events and shows in Rome
Alberto Sordi: the 1920/2020 centenaryUntil to 1st August 2021, Villa Sordi, Piazzale Numa Pompilio (Caracalla's thermal baths
The exhibition project represents an immersive and all-encompassing experience, a journey to discover the artist and man, a complete portrait that brings out the unique and irreplaceable contribution that Sordi has left us as a legacy. The project consists of two stories that they develop in parallel: the public Deaf and the private Deaf. Along the way, the actor"s public and private life intertwine, generating many surprises, giving life to a lively and compelling narrative, leading the visitor to discover some unusual and little-known traits of the artist"s personality.
Hours : 10:00-20:00 (from Monday to Thursday and Sunday)
10:00-22:00 (Friday and Saturday)
Prices : 12 € (full) 8 € (over 65 and under 26)


Josef Koudelka. RootsUntil 29th August, 2021, Museo dell"Ara Pacis
The exhibition is dedicated to the great photographer of the Magnum Photos agency who offers his photographic and artistic interpretation of some of the most important archaeological sites of Roman and Greek culture, in an itinerary through twenty countries, from Greece to Lebanon, from Syria to Algeria, from Turkey to Italy and over two hundred locations overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
A truly unique exploration that is unprecedented, in which the artist cultivates a particular predilection for the ruins, without celebrating their melancholy atmosphere but with the aim of restoring their authentic beauty.


The legacy of Caesar and the conquest of timeFrom 8 February to 31 December, Musei Capitolini , Piazza del Campidoglio, 1
A multimedia exhibition project that recounts in an evocative and engaging way the events and the protagonists of the history of ancient Rome through the Fasti Capitolini.Among the lines carved in marble, the history of Rome is told, which everyone studies in school books and, often, to the hasty visitor the mention of universally known personalities, Romulus, Tarquinio the Superb, Julius Caesar, Augustus, as well as famous battles and important conquests, escapes.
Hours : From 9:30 to 19:30 (Monday to Friday)
last admission one hour before
Prices : 15 € (full) 13 € (reduced)



The Torlonia Marbles. Collecting MasterpiecesUntil to 29th June 2021, Palazzo Caffarelli, Musei Capitolini
Over 90 works selected from the 620 marbles cataloged and belonging to the Torlonia collection, the most prestigious private collection of ancient sculptures, significant for the history of art, excavations, restoration, taste, museography, archaeological studies. The exhibition is divided into five sections, in which the history of collecting ancient, Roman and Greek marbles is told.The exhibition ends with a view on the exedra of the Capitoline Museums where the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius is gathered, the Roman she-wolf and the Lateran bronzes that Sixtus IV donated to the city in 1471.
Hours : From 9:30 am to 7:30 pm (every day) Last admission one hour before
Prices : 17 €


Italy in-waiting. 12 photographic storiesUntil 13 June, Galleria Nazionale d"Arte Antica - Palazzo Barberini, Via delle Quattro Fontane, 13
The exhibition presents the works commissioned to Italian photographers of different generations as part of a project dedicated to the creation of a visual archive of Italy during the health emergency. The selected authors have created photographic projects that tell the emptiness and suspension in life ordinary in an extraordinary moment like the pandemic, they have probed urban and extra-urban landscapes, sites and places of the culture of the Peninsula, their own places and spaces close to them. The aim of the project and the exhibition, in fact, is to propose a choral and polyphonic story of the current situation, while at the same time taking into account how the lockdown and the health emergency may have influenced the gaze of some of the main Italian visual narrators.
Hours : From 10:00 to 18:00 (Monday to Friday)
The ticket office closes at 5pm
Prices : 10 € (full price) 2 € (reduced from 18 to 25 years) free for children 18 years old




Rome. Birth of a capital 1870-1915
From May 4th to September 26th, Museo di Roma Palazzo Braschi, Piazza di San Pantaleo, 10

The exhibition presents a rich selection of over 600 works and documents that are arranged along a historical, urban-architectural, political and social path, illustrating historical Rome and its protagonists.The path is illustrated by works of art, paintings, sculptures, photographs, documentary and film materials and related multimedia equipment, which will contribute to offering the visitor the opportunity to discover or re-read known and lesser-known themes and aspects of life in the capital.
Hours : From 10:00 to 19:00 (from Tuesday to Sunday)
the ticket office closes one hour earlier
Prices : € 9.50 (full) € 7.50 (reduced)
€ 8.50 (full) € 6.50 (reduced) For residents of Rome Capital

Chiamala Roma: Photographs by Sandro Becchetti 1968 - 2013Until 5 September 2021, Museo di Roma in Trastevere
The meaning of this exhibition is a personal and poetic reinterpretation of the city, which the artist implements through much of the production dedicated to the capital, highlighting the uniqueness of a contradictory and complex city.
Becchetti"s gaze focuses on details that make this city unique not only for its ancient and undoubted beauty: personal views and views of places narrate the transformations of a territory and its inhabitants with irony and affection.


Colors of the Romans. The mosaics from the Capitoline Collections
Until September 15th, Centrale Montemartini, Via Ostiense, 106

The exhibition presents a wide selection of mosaics, masterpieces of the Capitoline collections. An important event to tell, through the colorful texture of these works, illustrating in the most complete way the original contexts of discovery. Alongside the mosaics, the frescoes and sculptures that together with them made up the furnishings of the buildings of origin are also exhibited. All this offers a significant insight into Roman society over a large period between the first century BC. and the 4th century AD
Hours : From 9:00 to 19:00 (every day)
Prices : 13 € (full) 12 € (reduced)

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