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Florence between music, beauty and faith

Florence between music, beauty and faith

“Unusual Florence between music, beauty and faith” continues, the original calendar wanted by the School of Sacred Art of Florence with the City of Florence, where the arts give the hand and offer the viewer new readings of a heritage universally known, thanks to meetings contextualized in precious city churches, which introduce the public to […]

Open Theaters, wonderful initiative in Emilia (Italy)

Open Theaters, wonderful initiative in Emilia (Italy)

From December 4 to 8, 2021, the historical theaters of Parma, Piacenza and Reggio Emilia will reveal their arts and secrets, thanks to special guided tours. The ancient theaters of Emilia open extraordinarily to the public for the Open Theaters initiative, an experiential journey into the heart of 16 historic theaters in the provinces of […]

A riveder le stelle (To see the stars again)

A riveder le stelle (To see the stars again)

To See the Stars Again. At the Museo Eremitani in Padua with Dante, Giotto and the protagonists of Italian figuration At the Museo Eremitani in Padua, the exhibition A riveder le stelle (To see the stars again), promoted by the Department of Culture of the City of Padua in collaboration with “The Bank Contemporary Art […]

The witches of Venice, between magic filters, legends and torture: stories of women banned from the Serenissima

The witches of Venice, between magic filters, legends and torture: stories of women banned from the Serenissima

Venice, November 2021 – Magic formulas, blood of the condemned, homemade invoices to create love filters or heal someone for a few pennies. A handful of fava beans and a prayer to the Virgin Mary to understand if the beloved man was faithful or unfaithful, a glass of water lit by a candle, the counting […]

50 posters on the walls of Venice to tell its 1600 years of history

50 posters on the walls of Venice to tell its 1600 years of history

Venice, October 2021 – Visit Venice looking at it with black and white shots when it is shrouded in fog, or captured by a still image at high altitude. Or, why not, seen through the balustrades of the Island of San Giorgio or from a postcard shot of one of the most photographed bridges in […]

Villa Giulia Rome: Etruscan urn shines again after restoration work

Villa Giulia Rome: Etruscan urn shines again after restoration work

One of the most emblematic exhibits in the collections of the National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia in Rome, depicting an Etruscan woman who lived more than 2,500 years ago, has been restored by Co.Re.Co under the coordination of the Museum’s Restoration Service. It is a terracotta cinerary urn dating back to the second half […]

Historic find in Israel: Crusader sword found after 900 years

Historic find in Israel: Crusader sword found after 900 years

A Crusader sword found at the bottom of the sea after 900 years. An Israeli diver, in the waters off the Carmel coast, found the sword which is believed to have belonged to a crusader knight. The diver, Shlomi Katzin, handed the find over to the authorities. The sword was lying on the seabed at […]

Siena Awards 2021: the world of photography and visual arts meet in Siena

Siena Awards 2021: the world of photography and visual arts meet in Siena

Siena is preparing to welcome great international photography and the world of imagination with a new edition of the Siena Awards. The event will take place in compliance with the anti-Covid-19 regulations, but looks beyond the pandemic with new ideas and perspectives, ready to animate Siena and its surroundings from October 23 to December 5 […]

Mantua Books Maps Prints

Mantua Books Maps Prints

The oldest market exhibition of antiquarian books and paper collecting in Italy Mantua, May 2021 – Unobtainable volumes, masterpieces by master engravers, vintage cartographies, autograph texts and original pieces from Dürer to Canaletto, from Burri to Fontana: these are just some of the rarities at the center of Mantova Libri Mappe Stampe, the first market […]

Vivaldi’s Violins and the Daughters of Choro

Vivaldi’s Violins and the Daughters of Choro

Antonio Vivaldi is the most important, influential and original Italian musician of the Baroque period. The violin inspired his genius, reciprocated with a luminous writing, rich in ideas, colors and temperament. The exhibition Vivaldi’s Violins and the Daughters of Choro at the Violin Museum of Cremona, from May 5* to August 1, curated by Fausto […]