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"

Free in Rome
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

    Back to Nature: Contemporary Art
    From 12 May to 25 July, Museo Carlo Bilotti Aranciera di Villa Borghese

    The exhibition offers a journey on the theme of the relationship between art and nature through the display of some significant works from the contemporary art collection.The works interact thanks to transparency, which allows you to admire them in harmony with the nature of the park and in perfect coexistence with each other, in a path of works that invite visitors to rediscover the spaces of the historic garden in a contemporary way.
    Hours : 12 May to 31 May
    from 10:00 to 16:00 (from Tuesday to Sunday)
    June 1st to July 25th
    from 1pm to 7pm (Tuesday to Sunday)

    DANTEFrom April 15th to July 15th, Rhinoceros gallery , Via dei Cerchi, 19 - 23
    A radioactive Hell and a dazzling Paradise, monumental visions in which dozens of figures pile up, electronic music and the fifteenth-century miniatures by Giovanni di Paolo, ecological themes and a journey through unknown words or that we believe we know to discover the beauty of the language we speak .
    Hours : From 11.00 to 20.00 (from Tuesday to Sunday)
    Reservation is required

    From 15 to 21 May, Arte Borgo Gallery, Borgo Vittorio, 25

    Two heterogeneous paths, which look at each other and dialogue in an unlikely combination, two apparently different but extraordinarily similar identities. A story in which two significant personalities, different in style, intertwine, confronting themselves with an intimate and profound investigation, a story rich in sensitivity artistically interpreted with the awareness of encouraging reflections of great relevance. Stories in which moments of life, visions and hopes become the main interpreters of this story.
    Hours : From 11:00 to 19:00 (Monday to Friday)

    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)

    Vertical ground: Double staffFrom 23 April to 25 June, Galleria Z2O Sara Zanin, Via della Vetrina, 21
    It is an exhibition by Fabrizio Prevedello and Michele Tocca, not a double solo show, but a dialogue between two poetics along the thread of a single story, which brings together the languages of the two artists. some aspects of a formal nature: the tendency of both to construct images that are articulated around a very close foreground, a narrow foreground, with slight hints of depth in constant balance and contrast with the tactility of the surface.
    Hours : From 13:00 to 19:00 (Tuesday to Saturday)

    Fragile - Handle with careFrom 13 May to 30 September, Veggy Food & Art, via Margutta, 118
    A tribute to the love for the Earth and the beauty of Nature: those of Barbara Dall’Angelo are not simple photographs, but extraordinary works of art capable of transforming reality into enchantment, everyday life into eternity. Her works simultaneously recount the bursting force of life and its delicacy, the magic of ordinariness and the power of time.
    Hours : From 10:00 until closing (every day)

    FOUR-YEAR OF ART 2020 | OUTSIDEFrom April 27th to July 18th, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Via Nazionale, 194
    It is the great exhibition that wants to return an unprecedented image of Italian contemporary art also at an international level, proposing an innovative intergenerational and multidisciplinary path.The curators have selected 43 artists presented through monographic rooms, rearrangements of existing works or new projects, with the intent to outline an alternative path in the reading of Italian art from the Sixties to today.
    Hours : From 11:00 to 20:00 (from Tuesday to Sunday)

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