Michelangelo masterpiece in Rome for first time

Crouching Boy on loan to Alda Fendi's Rhinoceros from Hermitage in St Petersburg.Michelangelo's Crouching Boy, known as l'Adolescente in Italian, comes to Rome for the first time, on loan from the Her...

Daniel Buren creates monumental work in Rome

Boutique hotel near Rome's Trevi Fountain will host new Buren design. French conceptual artist Daniel Buren has been commissioned to create a monumental work which will grace the blind façade of Pala...

Rome's Pantheon to remain free to visitors

Italian culture ministry scraps plans to charge entry fee into Pantheon. The Pantheon in Rome is to remain free to visitors after Italy's culture minister Alberto Bonisoli dropped plans by the previo...

Daniele Gatti appointed music director of Rome opera house

Gatti will also lead three operas a season at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Celebrated Italian conductor Daniele Gatti has been appointed as the new music director of Teatro dell'Opera di Roma by the su...

Rome's theatres on Metro map

Subway map highlights Rome theatres in relation to nearest metro stop. A new map showing Rome's theatres in their proximity to the city's metro stations will be released on social media on 4 December...

Rome museums free on Sunday 2 December

Free opening of Rome's state and city museums preceded by Musei in Musica.Italy's state-run museums and archaeological sites are open free of charge on Sunday 2 December 2018 as part of the Italian cu...

Artemisia Gentileschi stars in new comic book

Artemisia, starring 17th-century Rome painter, on sale in Italian bookshops.A comic book chronicling the stellar career and tumultuous personal life of Italian early baroque painter Artemisia Gentiles...

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 are set to become centres of culture after the city's debt-laden public transport company...

20 free days in Italian museums in 2019

Free museum week to be introduced in Rome and across Italy in March 2019.Italy's culture minister Alberto Bonisoli has announced that state museums and archaeological sites will have up to 20 annual d...

Rome museums free on Sunday 4 November

State and city museums open for free in Rome on 4 November. Italy's state-run museums and archaeological sites are open free of charge on Sunday 4 November 2018 as part of the Italian culture ministr...

Tracing the footsteps of Rome's foreign writers and artists

An obscure map in the Keats-Shelley House inspires a cultural pilgrimage to places in Rome where American, British and Irish writers and artists stayed in the 19th century. Rome's Keats-Shelley House...

Rome's private palaces open to public in November

Palazzi di Roma a Porte Aperte offers visits to privately-owned palaces in Rome. 73 of Rome’s most magnificent residences will be open to the public from 1-30 November as part of the sixth edition of...

Alda Fendi opens Rhinoceros in central Rome

French architect Jean Nuovel designs Rooms of Rome for Fondazione Alda Fendi – Esperimenti near Circus Maximus. On 5 October a mysterious rhinoceros appeared in front of the Arch of Janus at the Foru...

Lost murals by Italian Futurist uncovered in Rome

Rome jazz club murals by Giacomo Balla rediscovered after a century. Murals painted by leading Italian Futurist artist Giacomo Balla (1871-1958) have been rediscovered in a Rome building owned by the...

Rome Art Week 2018: open studios and art events

282 Rome-based artists participate in third edition of Rome Art Week.The third edition of Rome Art Week (RAW), the contemporary art festival of free cultural events in Roman galleries and studios, tak...

Lazio region opens the doors of its historic homes

New event sees 72 sites in Lazio region open to visitors on 21 October.More than 70 historic homes in the Lazio region, including castles, monasteries and palaces, will open their doors to visitors on...

Guide to contemporary art galleries in Rome

Rome art galleries exhibiting work by contemporary Italian and international artists. Rome hosts around 70 museums, including city and state galleries dedicated to contemporary art –MACRO and MAXXI r...

Italy's Fonde Ambiente Italia opens hidden buildings

FAI offers guided tours of unusual and rarely-opened historic sites across Italy. The annual Giornate FAI d'Autunno initiative opens the doors to more than 650 historic and cultural buildings across...

Rome museums free on Sunday 7 October

State and city museums open for free in Rome on 7 October.Italy's state-run museums and archaeological sites are open free of charge on Sunday 7 October 2018 as part of the Italian culture ministry's...

European Heritage Days 2018 in Rome

Numerous Rome museums will stay open late on Saturday 22 September.Italy presents a nationwide programme of more than 1,000 events to mark European Heritage Days which is held across Europe on the wee...
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