The Colosseum
"As long as the Colosseum, there will Rome when the Colosseum falls, Rome will also fall, but when Rome falls, the world will fall"

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The Colosseum for free
The following are entitled to free entry to the Colosseum:
  • All citizens under the age of 18
  • Italian professors on permanent or fixed-term contracts (upon presentation of suitable certification issued by educational institutions)
  • Disabled people and their family member or accompanying person belonging to the social and health care services
  • EU tourist guides in the exercise of their professional activity
  • Art History teachers of high school institutions
  • EU tourist interpreters in the exercise of their professional activity
  • Employees of the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities
  • Members of ICOM (International Council of Museum)
  • Members of ICCROM (International organization for conservation of cultural heritage)
  • Students of the schools of: Central Institute of Restoration, Opificio delle Pietre Dure, School for Mosaic Restoration
  • Journalists registered in the national register and journalists from any other country, in the performance of their duties and upon presentation of a suitable document proving the professional activity carried out
  • Groups of public and private schools in the EU, accompanied by their teachers by reservation
  • teachers and students of the faculties of Architecture, Conservation of cultural heritage, Education sciences and degree courses in Literature or Literary subjects with archaeological or historical-artistic address of universities and academies of all EU member countries. The ticket is issued to students by showing the enrollment certificate for the current academic year



    Virtual tours of the Museums of Rome
    The new virtual tours of the civic museums of Roma Capitale are online and, equipped with new technological potential and new multimedia contents, they constitute a precious resource for allowing museum use at a distance.
    Thanks to a more innovative technology than the previous one, the new Virtual Tours will be usable from any type of device and, enriched by many multimedia contents, navigable 360 ??° photographs, explanatory panels of the rooms and works, cover almost the entire museum space. .
    With over 300 rooms and thousands of works, these are the 8 museums that can be visited online:
    Capitoline Museums
    Ara Pacis Museum
    Napoleonic Museum
    Imperial Forum Museum - Trajan"s Markets
    Casino Nobile di Villa Torlonia
    Centrale Montemartini
    Museum of the Walls
    Museum of Rome


    Fabio De Benedettis (s) COMPOSITIONS the symbols of Rome at 360 degreesFrom March 6 to April 10, Galleria Z2O Sara Zanin, Via della Vetrina, 21
    He presents to the public an unprecedented series of works through which he conducts a careful investigation of the iconic and symbolic objects linked to the Eternal City: the plane leaf, the tube, the ciriola, the pine needle, the sampietrino, the nasone, the cross represent the symbolic archetypes chosen by the artist to be broken down and reproduced in life size through a photographic sequence that portrays the six faces.
    Timetable : From 10:00 to 13:00 and 15: 00-18: 00 (Monday to Friday)
    Free



    Desdemona"s handkerchief: Installation by Emanuela MastriaFrom 9 March to 21 April, Biblioteca Vallicelliana, Piazza della Chiesa Nuova, 18
    The installation is made up of one hundred floating sculptural elements of white porcelain: each sculpture is created through a particular process that involves the impression of lace and depicts a woman"s handkerchief with the initials, written in red, of the person to whom it is dedicated. When viewed against the light, the trace left by the laces on the surface of the porcelain gives a visual effect similar to the watermark in paper.
    Timetables : by reservation
    tel. 06 68802671 - mail b-vall.promo@beniculturali.it (from Monday to Friday)
    Free :


    Free walking tour: Trastevere, Isola Tiberina and Jewish Ghetto
    To discover some historic districts of the city, where time seems to stand still.
    Trastevere, ancient area of ??residence of the Etruscan population on the right bank of the Tiber. Crossing the river you will stop on the Tiber Island before reaching the Jewish quarter, where Rome still hosts the oldest Jewish community in the diaspora. Strolling through the narrow alleys of the district will allow you to jump back in time when the area was considered one of the poorest and most unhealthy in the city although not without evidence of a glorious past. After the period of imprisonment, subsequent emancipation and persecutions, the district has in fact turned into one of the trendiest areas of the capital, frequented by both tourists and Romans attracted by the many restaurants that serve the characteristic dishes of Jewish-Roman cuisine.
    Duration of the tour: 2 hours and 30 minutes


    Booking (The reservation is free and only serves to book and join the group, once the tour is over you decide how much to pay. )




    Colors never seen: Art exhibition dedicated to Giulio TurcatoFrom April 15th to June 17th, Galleria Marchetti, Via Margutta, 8
    25 paintings on display, outlining a path through the entire creative parable of the artist who died in Rome in 1995. From the chronologically earlier work, the unpublished two-faced painting of 1928-30, to the last large pictorial work by Turcato : Dune, from 1992, whose extraordinary quality and refinement testify to the creative strength preserved by the artist until his last years.
    Hours: 16.30-19.30 (Monday) 10.30-13.00 16.30-19.30 (Tuesday to Saturday)
    Free


    Materiality of the Ephemeral: Collective artFrom 10 March to 23 April, Piazza di Porta S. Giovanni, 10
    The exhibition, which sees Ellen Wolf, Ludovica Baldini and Roberta Ubaldi as protagonists, is characterized by a powerful and engaging sensory and perceptive communication force that emerges and is revealed through the chromatic energy, the power of the various mediums and the images evoked. . The works reflect on the concept of time, randomness and fleetingness of the traces. Works in transition, explored through different techniques such as painting, photographic prints, video installations made using mixed materials and supports, quite different from each other, which create a unique communion.
    Free


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