Cross The Streets

7 May-15 Oct. MACRO celebrates "40 years of Street Art and Writing" with a large-scale exhibition comprising work by some of the most important Italian and international artists associated with the mo...

Luigi Ontani

17 May-25 Nov. The prestigious Accademia Nazionale di S. Luca presents a retrospective of the work of Luigi Ontani, considered one of Italy's most innovative contemporary artists.  The exhibition com...

Imperdibile Marilyn

16 May-5 Nov. More than 400 objects that once belonged to Marilyn Monroe offer a glimpse into the private life of the enigmatic Hollywood actress.

Silvia Codignola: Autobiografia della madre

17 June-22 Oct. Rome-based artist Silvia Codignola's exhibition of 40 paintings, drawings and sculptures focuses on the relationship between mother and baby, examining the newborn's journey into child...

ArtFutura: Creature Digitali

29 April-10 Sept. This digital art exhibition explores the common ground shared by the creative arts and science. The dynamic show combines disciplines as diverse as robotics, information visualisat...

Gay Village

8 June-9 Sept. One of Rome’s most popular summer festivals, Gay Village celebrates its 16th edition with a programme of shows, live dj sets, theatre, film screenings and special guests. The 15,000-s...

Luglio Suona Bene

17 June-3 Aug. In the 15 years since the inauguration of the Auditorium Parco della Musica, this musical initiative has gained a sturdy reputation for the quality and variety of its programme with con...

Piranesi: La fabbrica dell’utopia

16 June-15 Oct. Palazzo Braschi presents more than 200 prints by architect and engraver Giovan Battista Piranesi (1720-1778), known for his masterful understanding of perspective and the almost three-...

Cannes films come to Rome

15-18 June. Cinema buffs in Rome can enjoy a selection of films screened recently at the 70th Cannes Film Festival in France. The 21st edition of the Le Vie del Cinema da Cannes a Roma is being hel...

ARTCITY

23 May-15 Sept. Cultural festival comprising more than 100 events incorporating art, architecture, audiovisual, dance, literature, music and theatre, at museums and cultural sites in the Lazio region....

The Mummy showing in Rome cinemas

15-21 June. English language cinema in Rome. When an ancient princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, she brings with her millennia of terror and malevolence. Directed by Alex Kur...

Jan Michalak: Nella città di Kazimierz Dolny

8 June-30 Sept. The Polish Institute of Rome presents Nella città di Kazimierz Dolny, an exhibition by Jan Michalak, as part of the 15th edition of its annual Corso Polonia festival. Through oil p...

Mercato Testaccio Open Day

17 June. The Mercato di Testaccio Open Day is dedicated to fine food, culture, children’s activities and live music and takes place at the Testaccio market throughout Saturday 17 June, from 08.00 unti...

Jonathan Grego. Tagliato per la Pittura

3-30 June. Jonathan Grego's work at the church of St Paul Within the Walls manages to be both serious and fun at the same time. Dada, Surrealist and Pop are obvious influences on this Rome-grown pa...

Isola del Cinema

17 June-3 Sept. Now in its 23rd year, this quality cinema event lights up the Isola Tiberina in the middle of the river Tiber each evening over the summer. Under the title Roma città creative, the...

Rome Cocktail Week

17-19 June. The third edition of the Rome Cocktail Week, a three-day festival dedicated to mixology, takes place at the Officine Farneto from 17-19 June. In addition to sampling cocktails - 50 of w...

Il Viaggio a Reims by Rossini

14-24 June. Teatro dell'Opera di Roma. This is an opportunity for three singers (Roberta Mantegna, Eleonora de la Peña and Valentina Varriale) from the Fabbrica young artists programme of Teatro...

La bellezza ritrovata. Arte negata e riconquistata

2 June-26 Nov. Art works retrieved by the special unit of Italy's carabinieri police tasked with the tracking down and returning of artefacts removed from public and private collections. The exhib...

Marco Rea: Destroy with care

8 June-30 July. The Parione9 Gallery presents an exhibition by Italian Lowbrow artist Marco Rea who uses spray paint to transfigure a collection of fashion icons. Rea is known for his irreverent s...

Castello sotto le stelle

3 June-30 Sept. Night tours of the majestic Castello di S. Severa take place from 19.45-22.15 on select summer evenings until 30 September. The Italian-language tours provide a cultural and histori...

Balkan Party

15 June-29 July. MAC Maja Arte Contemporanea presents Balkan Party, the first Roman exhibition of three emerging Balkan painters: Aleksandar Dimitrijevic, Tadija Janicic and Marija Sevic. Curated...

Fuco Ueda: Yumei

9 June-15 July. Dorothy Circus Gallery presents Yumei, the first European solo exhibition by Japanese artist Fuco Ueda who is known for her vibrant colours and rich imagination. Her latest works,...

Mondofitness

7 June-10 Sept. This annual festival is billed as the biggest sporting event of the Roman summer and always attracts large crowds of sporty types and health enthusiasts. The festival’s open air gym...

Nicolas Romero (Ever) at Galleria Varsi

16 June-13 July. Galleria Varsi presents Quiéreme, an exhibition by the Argentinian street artist Nicolás Romero Escalada, better known as Ever. The Buenos Aires artist is celebrated for his colour...

Genzano flower festival near Rome

17-19 June. The annual flower festival, or “infiorata”, takes place at Genzano south of Rome from 17-19 June. The ancient festival, now in its 239th edition, is held each year on the occasion of the F...

Pintoricchio: Pittore della Borgia

19 May-10 Sept. The Capitoline Museums displays a beautiful fragment from Renaissance master Pintoricchio's recently-rediscovered pictorial cycle in the Vatican's Borgia apartments, next to the celebr...

?FIESTA!

31 May-Sept. The 23rd edition of the summer festival that brings Latin American music, dance, food and culture to Rome. Each year Latin American dancers and singers take to the stage, providing ov...

Rachel Whiteread at Galleria Lorcan O'Neill

26 May-29 July. One of the leading international artists of her generation, Rachel Whiteread won the Turner Prize in 1993 and four years later became the first female artist to represent Britain at th...

Shahzia Sikander

30 May-30 Sept. Exhibition of mosaics and works on paper by Shahzia Sikander at Galleria Valentina Bonomo. Sikander's work includes drawing, video and digital animation, with diverse themes ranging fr...

Alessandro Twombly at Galleria Alessandra Bonomo

26 April-30 Sept. The Galleria Alessandra Bonomo presents the latest works by Alessandro Twombly who is known for his colourful, expressionistic images of flora. The new creations by the artist, s...

Conversation Piece

19 May-17 Sept. The Galleria Nazionale presents a selection of works from the ”la Caixa" collection of contemporary art, which was founded in 1985 by Spain's ”la Caixa" banking foundation and now comp...

Birròforum beer festival in Rome

15-18 June. The Birròforum beer festival returns to Rome's Lungotevere Maresciallo Diaz each night from 15-18 June. Beer lovers can sample dozens of craft beer labels at the 10,000-sqm open-air fes...

Charles Ray: Mountain Lion Attacking a Dog

17 May-2 July. Charles Ray: Mountain Lion Attacking a Dog. At the invitation of the American Academy, leading US sculptor Charles Ray has created a new work exploring the theme of "American Classics."...

Italo Insolera: il bianco e nero delle città. Immagini 1951-1984

12 May-9 July. Urbanist, historian and author of Roma moderna, Italo Insolera was also a photographer whose 50 images on display at the Museo di Roma in Trastevere document developments in city life i...

Venice Biennale 2017: Viva Arte Viva

13 May-26 Nov. Under the title Viva Arte Viva, the 2017 edition of the prestigious Venice Biennale is curated by Christine Macel. This year's theme is described as "an exclamation, a passionate outcry...

Arman 1954-2005

5 May-23 July. A retrospective spanning half a century of works by the French-born American artist Arman (1928-2005). Part painter, part sculptor, Arman is best known for his "accumulations" and d...

Yoko Ono at Rome's French Academy

4 May-2 July. The French Academy – Villa Medici presents One Day I Broke A Mirror, an exhibition by Yoko Ono and Claire Tabournet, as part of the academy's Giovedì della Villa programme involving pers...

Il meraviglioso mondo di Wal

20 May-1 Oct. Exhibition showcasing the "wonderful world" of Walter Guidobaldi, or Wal, and 50 of his fantasy works made of marble, bronze and terracotta. Wal is known for his sculptures - both mo...

Rome's rose garden

21 April-18 June. The municipal rose garden located on the eastern side of the Aventine hill reopens on 21 April, on the occasion of Rome's birthday, and can be visited daily from 08.30-19.30, until 1...

I Fori dopo i Fori

30 March-10 Sept. Illustrating the history of the Imperial Fora after the fall of the Roman empire, based on the findings of excavations carried out over the last 25 years.

Light shows at Roman Forum by night

13 April-12 Nov. Two outdoor spectacles with music, light projections and historical commentary will be held at the Forum of Caesar and the Forum of Augustus every night from 13 April until 12 Novembe...

Real Bodies

8 April-2 July. Exhibition dedicated to the human body and its organs, muscles and skeletal system. The highlight of the 350 exhibits is the series of 12 entire bodies immortalised in a variety of...

MAXXI: Piero Gilardi: Nature Forever

13 April-15 Oct. This exhibition by Piero Gilardi offers a critical examination of today's society of consumption and technology, highlighting the complex relationship between man and nature. Cent...

Alfredo Pirri: i pesci non portano fucili

12 April-3 Sept. The first retrospective dedicated to Rome-based artist Alfredo Pirri whose work ranges from painting, sculpture, works on paper and environmental works.

Casa di Goethe: Punti di Vista

22 March-15 Oct. Punti di Vista (Points of View) is an exhibition by German photographer Kerstin Schomburg who, during the summer of 2015, followed in the footsteps of important landscape artist and f...

Stanze d’artista: Capolavori del ‘900 italiano

14 April-1 Oct. As the subheading Capolavori del ‘900 italiano suggests, this exhibition at Rome's municipal art gallery focuses on Italian masterpieces from the first half of the 20th century. Th...

Da Caravaggio a Bernini

14 April-30 July. Under the subheading Masterpieces of the Italian Seicento from the Spanish Royal Collection, this blockbuster exhibition reflects the close political and cultural links between the S...

Archaeology exhibition of recovered items at Rome International School

9 March-30 April Rome International School (RIS) presents 75 rare archaeological finds, recovered by the special branch of the carabinieri, from 9 March until 30 April. Titled Rescuing our past to...

Jean-Michel Basquiat: New York City

24 March-2 July. The Chiostro del Bramante pays tribute to New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose colourful and controversial career was cut short in 1988 after a heroin overdose at the age of 27...

Spartacus: Slaves and Masters in Rome

31 March-17 Sept. The Ara Pacis uses 250 archaeological finds to examine the complex history of slavery in ancient Rome, with particular focus on the slave revolt led by Spartacus against the Roman Re...

Vivian Maier: Una fotografa ritrovata

17 March-18 June. The Museo di Roma in Trastevere displays 120 black and white photographs by the American street photographer Vivian Maier (1926-2009). Exhibition organisers say the show is desig...

John M Armleder: Stockage

16 March-1 July. The Swiss Institute of Rome presents Stockage, a solo exhibition by leading Swiss artist John M Armleder, at the institute's Villa Maraini building. The exhibition comprises a col...

Colosseo: Un'icona

8 March-7 Jan. This exhibition uses installations, models and artefacts to shed light on how the Colosseum was used in the centuries after the fall of the Roman empire. The show highlights the Col...

Giovanni Boldini exhibition in Rome

4 March-16 July. A retrospective exhibition dedicated to Giovanni Boldini comprising more than 150 works by the Ferrara artist, on loan from major museums and private collections around the world....

Georg Baselitz: Gli Eroi

4 March-18 June. Exhibition displaying the Heroes cycle of paintings by Georg Baselitz, one of Europe's most important contemporary artists, 50 years after he created the series aged 27. Baselitz'...

DNA: Il grande libro della vita da Mendel alla genomica

10 Feb-18 June. Exhibition dedicated to Gregor Mendel, the scientist, Augustinian friar and misunderstood genius whose ground-breaking genetic discoveries were not recognised until the turn of the 20t...

Rome's MAXXI partners with Milan Triennale

7 Dec 2016-31 Dec 2017. The MAXXI Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo in Rome and the Milan Triennale have launched a ticket that allows entry into both cultural institutions. The €15 joint t...

Time is Out of Joint

11 Oct-15 April. The inauguration of the exhibition Time is Out of Joint coincides with the completed refurbishment and reorganisation at Rome's Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea....

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