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
  • 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
    The free ticket have to be booked online

    Free walking toursFirst Sunday of the month: Free MuseumsSunday 6th February 2022, Roma
    The appointment with Domenica Al Museo is back and free admission to all museums and archaeological sites in the municipality of Rome.
    Next Sunday the following museums will therefore have free admission: the Capitoline Museums
    Trajan"s Markets - Museum of the Imperial Forums
    Ara Pacis Museum
    the Centrale Montemartini
    , the Museum of Rome - Palazzo Braschi
    the Museum of Rome in Trastevere
    the Gallery of Modern Art
    the Museums of Villa Torlonia
    the Civic Museum of Zoology
    the Giovanni Barracco Museum of Ancient Sculpture
    the Carlo Bilotti Museum - Villa Borghese Orangery
    the Napoleonic Museum, the Pietro Canonica Museum in Villa Borghese
    the Museum of the Roman Republic
    the Museum of Casal de "Pazzi
    the Museum of the Walls and the Villa of Maxentius
    and in the archaeological areas of the Circus Maximus and the Imperial Forums

    From January 14th to February 22nd, Borghini Arte Contemporanea, Via Belsiana, 92

    The physical space of the gallery is transformed into a place of reflection and strong emotional suggestions thanks to the works of Silvia Scaringella and Pietro Mancini. Silvia Scaringella's creative work is slow and patient: a sculptor who shapes the material to create swarms of small bees recalling his industriousness with his own artistic gesture.It is not the light that shows reality, but the shadows of his small insects that are like images frozen in an eternal moment.In the works of Pietro Mancini, however, it is the light that seeks a way out through the perforated aluminum support: it is the hidden inner glow of humanity that implies a continuous search for interpretations to reveal the hidden message behind form and matter.

    1849-1871. Jews of Rome between segregation and emancipationFrom 10 November to 27 May 2022, Museo Ebraico di Roma , Lungotevere de' Cenci
    The exhibition makes use of loans from the most important Italian museums of the Risorgimento and prestigious private collections, with the aim of making known and narrating the commitment and involvement of Italian Jews in the period of the Risorgimento. , including paintings, sculptures, drawings, engravings, manuscripts and photographs, will be accompanied by a sound installation with music created in the Risorgimento.
    Hours : From 10:00 to 17:00 (Sunday to Thursday)
    From 9:00 to 14:00 (Friday)
    Prices : 11 € (full) 8 € (reduced) 5 € (student)

    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. )

    S-COMPOSITIONS: personal exhibition by Francesca Piovesan
    From November 22 to March 8, Gaggenau DesignElementi, Lungotevere de' Cenci, 4

    The artist showcases his own artistic evolution, from the iconic glass sculptures to the unprecedented "Aniconico" cycle: works on paper made up of fascinating mosaics, whose pieces are photographic imprints of the artist's skin. A path that fully embraces the spirit of Rome, embracing the idea of ??temporal suspension between archeology, sedimentation and stratification.
    Hours : 10:30-13:00 - 15:30-19:00 (from Monday to Friday)

    Personal only
    From 21 to 26 January, Arte Borgo Gallery, Borgo Vittorio, 25

    Simona Sarti, one of the best-known Roman artists, enters the space of the canvas with gestural energy, facing the creative experience as an interior path sought between the thickness of the material used in the tendentially abstract artistic act of an informal matrix. Acrylic colors and other materials, glues or gold and silver leaf, produce brilliant pigments, sometimes opaque and dull in which a very deep inner world resounds.
    Hours : from 11:00 to 19:00 (closed on Sundays)

    Dante in the sculptures of Pietro Canonica
    Until February 27, 2022, Museo Pietro Canonica , Villa Borghese

    Among the sculptures on display, the Abyss (1909) narrated in Canto V of the Inferno and La Veglia dell'Anima (1920), a theme present in canto XVIII of Purgatory. Among the works that most explicitly pay homage to Dante is a plaster depicting Beatrice (1910 ), a cast of the original in marble and bronze which, according to archival sources, is present in the Peterhof Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia. installation that through didactic and multimedia equipment allows the visitor to deepen some themes and to immerse himself in an evocative and emotional context thanks also to the reading of some verses taken from Dante's works.
    Hours : From 10:00 to 16:00 (from Tuesday to Sunday)
    From 10:00 to 14:00 (24 and 31 December)
    last admission always half an hour before closing

    The painters' tavernFrom January 4th to February 25th, La Nuova Pesa, Via del Corso, 530
    In this exhibition fifty artists, among the best in the current panorama, have agreed to use simple cloth napkins to create their works.
    The ensemble of these works will provide the staging of a cenacle of artists in which every single napkin can be the symbol of those who, eating, drinking or talking, perhaps inaugurate a new artistic avant-garde.
    The exhibition is free of charge and will be open from Monday to Friday at the following times: 10.00 - 13.30, 16.00 - 19.30

    Freely beyond
    From 15 to 21 January, Galleria d'Arte ART G.A.P. , Via di Santa Maria in Monticelli, 66

    Freddy Fioravanti in his artistic career has never limited himself to following a single direction because this would have limited him, damaging his creativity. His artistic work is inspired by everyday experience. All his works are inspired by lived situations, people met and sensations experienced. In his representations of him he inserts grotesque characteristics, as any form of pure realism bores him. He himself defines his style as Grotesque Realism because when he paints he represents things as he sees and perceives them personally, using various clichés.
    Hours : from 16:00 to 19:30 (Monday to Saturday)

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