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Events and shows in Rome
Mausoleum of Augustus: Extraordinary opening
The mausoleum of Augustus is the funerary monument located in Piazza Augusto Imperatore, between Via del Corso and the Ara Pacis, in the Campo Marzio district.
After 14 years, it reopened to the public on 1 March 2021 and it is now possible to visit the Mausoleum of Augustus every day from 9.00 to 19.00, with last admission at 17.30), with limited admission every hour.

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)

Until 10 September, La Nuova Pesa, Via del Corso, 530

A set of images of the city of Rome. 10 photographic works exhibited for the first time in Italy, made in double exposure within the same frame, to give life to a unique visual project, a journey into the memory of time. a continuous cultural discovery of what the civilization of Rome and all the civilizations that followed and preceded it left to history. A succession of images inspired by the thought of a light, by the imagination of a color, by the intuition of an element.
Hours: 10.00-13.30 - 16.00-19.30 (from Monday to Friday)

Damien Hirst
Until 10 October, Galleria Borghese, Piazzale Scipione Borghese, 5

An impressive group of works from the Hirst Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable series exhibited in all the rooms of the Museum alongside the ancient masterpieces. Colossal or very small sculptures, made of precious materials such as bronze, Carrara marble or splendid malachite, are inserted, together with his Color Space paintings, in the flow of the permanent collection, in a vision that combines the contemporary with the art of the past, urges them to rethink their statutes and that creates new boundaries.
Hours: Visits are two hours for a maximum of 100 people, at the following times:
  • 09.00-11.00
  • 11.00-13.00
  • 13.00-15.00
  • 15.00-17.00
  • 17.00-19.00
    Prices: 13 € (full) 2 € (reduced 18-25 years)
    Reservation required 2 €

    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)

    Until April 28, 2026, Musei Capitolini, Piazza del Campidoglio, 1

    On display the hand of the bronze colossus of Constantine recomposed with the fragment of the bronze finger, coinciding with the two upper phalanges of an index, coming from the Louvre Museum. It is of great significance that this extraordinary recomposition of the hand with its fragment, fruit of a fruitful collaboration between Roma Culture, the Capitoline Superintendence for Cultural Heritage and the Louvre Museum, takes place on the occasion of the 550th anniversary of the Sistine donation, a real act of foundation of the Capitoline collections, but also almost 500 years after their separation.
    Hours : From 9:30 to 19:30 (every day)
    9:30 - 14:00 (24 and 31 December)

    Piranesi TodayUntil September 19th, Casa-Museo di Goethe, Via del Corso, 18
    About forty engravings from his collection, Views of Rome and Capricci are combined with works by contemporary German and Italian artists. The exhibition questions the reactions of today"s artists in the face of antiquity. On how they pose themselves, with works partly created specifically for the exhibition, in the face of the difficult question of the dream of perfection and ruins and of an eternal present that seems today more than ever to want to erase past and memory.
    Hours : From 10:00 to 18:00 (Tuesday to Friday)
    Prices : € 5 reduced

    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)

    Hello maleFrom May 27th to November 14th, Galleria d"Arte Moderna , Via Francesco Crispi, 24
    The exhibition highlights the changing role of man in contemporary society and the influence this change has had on the arts, particularly from the second half of the 1960s to the present post-ideological period. simplistic and monolithic conception of masculinity, highlighting the problems and internal contrasts of art relating to the male figure.On display over 150 works including paintings, sculptures, graphics, photography, art and experimental films, videos and installations, many of which never exhibited before or not exhibited for a long time.
    Hours : From 10:00 to 18:30 (from Tuesday to Sunday)
    last admission half an hour before closing
    Prices : € 7.50 (full) € 6.50 (reduced)
    € 6.50 (full price) € 5.50 (reduced) For residents of Roma Capitale

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