Rome opens new cultural venues in old bus depots

Rome's debt-laden public transport company leases its unused spaces. Three long-abandoned bus depots in Rome have become centres of culture after the city's debt-laden public transport company ATAC l...

Rome's St Patrick's Library to close after 60 years

Bastion of expat life in Rome closes down due to dwindling members. The St Patrick's English-Language Lending Library, which is better remembered by Rome's expats as the S. Susanna Library, is to clo...

Rome museums free on 3 November

Rome's state and city-run museums open for free on Sunday 3 November. State museums and archaeological sites in Rome and across Italy will be open for free on Sunday 3 November thanks to the ever-pop...

Rome's Cinecittà film studios opens audiovisual cinema museum

Immersive museum in Rome honours 120 years of Italian film. Rome is opening a new audiovisual museum dedicated to the world of Italian cinema, at the capital's historic Cinecittà film studios. The...

Rome's Quattro Fontane cinema reopens

Quattro Fontane is to show some movies in original language. Rome's Quattro Fontane Cinema reopens to the public on 30 October, after an extended period of closure, with an additional room. The re...

Rome to reveal hidden Torlonia Collection of Roman treasures

Rome to display world's most important private collection of ancient art. The legendary Torlonia Collection, considered by many as the world's most important private collection of ancient marble scul...

Rome strike could close city museums

Disruption expected at Rome's city-run museums.A general strike on Friday 25 October could cause closures or disruption to services at Rome's city-run museums, according to a notice issued by Musei in...

Ovidio Jacorossi dies in Rome

Jacorossi dies just weeks after opening private art museum in Rome. The Roman entrepreneur and art collector Ovidio Jacorossi has died in Rome aged 85, just weeks after opening Musja, the privately-r...

Eviction postponed for Rome's Caffè Greco

Eviction date postponed until end of January. Caffè Greco, Rome's oldest coffee bar, has had its eviction date postponed, yet again, until the end of January 2020. The historic bar near the Spanis...

Eviction day arrives for Rome's Caffè Greco

Last-minute bid to save Rome's oldest coffee bar which opened in 1760. Caffè Greco, the historic bar on Via dei Condotti near the Spanish Steps, opened to customers on the morning of 22 October on wh...

Review of Luca Signorelli exhibition in Rome

Luca Signorelli and Rome. Oblivion and Rediscovery. Luca Signorelli, most fortunate and most neglected among painters, was fortunate in his early patrons. First there was Lorenzo de’ Medici; then...

Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man can go to France, court rules

Italy's culture minister welcomes the court's decision over Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece. Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man will now join several other works by the Renaissance master at a blockbust...

Caffè Greco: Rome's oldest coffee bar risks closure

Cultural marathon to save Rome's oldest coffee bar which opened in 1760. Caffè Greco, the historic bar on Via dei Condotti near the Spanish Steps, faces closure on 22 October - after more than 250 ye...

Leonardo da Vinci, a baby genius

While this article may not act as a guide to raising a baby genius, it will give you an idea of the early years of one of the greatest geniuses of the modern age, who, being human, was undoubtedly onc...

Rome celebrates Leonardo with Roman Mona Lisa

Villa Farnesina hosts works created in da Vinci's Rome workshop. Rome pays homage to Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci on the 500th anniversary of his death by showing restored works created in th...
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