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Florence. Visits and special passages in the Medici Riccardi Palace

Florence. Visits and special passages in the Medici Riccardi Palace

The history of Palazzo Medici Riccardi is a stratified and rich history, which is mirrored in its architectures, all related to each other, as if to manifest the different moments and periods that characterised it. Among these, a special place is reserved for two twin rooms, created during the important phase of Riccardi’s interventions, adjacent […]

The Gagini Museum is born in Catania

The Gagini Museum is born in Catania

Catania (Italy) – The rich artistic heritage of the Gaginis will become part of an open-air museum in the province of Catania, with the aim of highlighting the works of the famous family of 16th-century sculptors from Bissone, on Lake Lugano, who were very active in Sicily in the 15th and 16th centuries. The initiative […]

Rome reopens the unified visit route for the Roman Forum/Palatine and Imperial Forums

Rome reopens the unified visit route for the Roman Forum/Palatine and Imperial Forums

Rome – From today, 1 March 2022, the Forum Pass Super returns, the single ticket that allows – every day, from Monday to Sunday – the integrated visit of the archaeological areas of the Imperial Forums, the Roman Forum and the Palatine, including current exhibitions. Born in 2019 from the collaboration between the Ministry of […]

Mercanteinfiera returns in March with stories of migration and Olivetti Design

Mercanteinfiera returns in March with stories of migration and Olivetti Design

Parma, Italy – From 12 to 20 March, Mercanteinfiera, the Parma-based exhibition of antiques, historic design and vintage collectibles, is back. Antiques, design and vintage collecting are the trademarks of Mercanteinfiera: in 40 thousand square metres of exhibition space at Fiere di Parma, the entire history of art from the 1600s to the 1900s will […]

5th-century BC statue of Athena arrives in Palermo

5th-century BC statue of Athena arrives in Palermo

Palermo (Italy) – The statue of the Goddess Athena arrives in Palermo from the Acropolis Museum of Athens and will be exhibited for four years at the Regional Museum A.. Salinas Regional Museum for four years. The precious artefact, which dates back to the 5th century B.C., will be accompanied by the Greek Minister of […]

An exhibition of over 200 masterpieces on the Mystery and Image of Mary Magdalene in Forlì

An exhibition of over 200 masterpieces on the Mystery and Image of Mary Magdalene in Forlì

The long-awaited exhibition on Mary Magdalene is about to open. Il mistero e l’immagine (Mary Magdalene: The Mystery and the Image), which aims to investigate the unresolved mystery of the figure of Mary of Magdalene, a figure that still disquiets and fascinates, through some of the most precious and fascinating works of art of all […]

Botticelli’s paintings return to the Accademia Gallery in Florence

Botticelli’s paintings return to the Accademia Gallery in Florence

Two paintings attributed to Sandro Botticelli will return from their trips abroad in the next few days. Returning to the Gallery is the Madonna and Child John the Baptist and two angels loaned to the Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck for the exhibition dedicated to Botticelli’s Madonnas which ended on 30 January. Dated 1468, it […]

Two months of art and religious initiatives at Sacro Monte in Varese

Two months of art and religious initiatives at Sacro Monte in Varese

Italy, Varese – After a 2021 that saw more than 6,000 visitors to the museums (Casa Pogliaghi, Baroffio and the Crypt), in addition to the numerous visitors to Viale delle Cappelle, Sacro Monte di Varese opens 2022 with the art and religiousness that are the hallmarks of the Unesco site. Archeologistics, a Varese-based company committed […]

Guido Reni in Rome. The Sacred and Nature

Guido Reni in Rome. The Sacred and Nature

More than thirty years after the last Italian exhibition dedicated to the 17th-century master, over 30 works celebrate the genius of Guido Reni and his mastery of landscape painting. The exhibition revolves around the painting Danza campestre (Country Dance), which became part of the Borghese collection a year ago thanks to its acquisition, a fundamental […]

The Florentine. The Great Diamond of Tuscany

The Florentine. The Great Diamond of Tuscany

The exhibition “Il Fiorentino. Il Gran Diamante di Toscana” currently underway at Palazzo Medici Riccardi, and so instead of closing as planned on 26 January, it will be extended to 22 February 2022. Dedicated to one of the most precious and rare jewels of the Medici family, the “Gran Diamante” of the Grand Duke of […]

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