New space for major art shows in Rome's Piazza Venezia

Palazzo Bonaparte to host large-scale exhibitions in the centre of Rome.

Rome welomes a major new exhibition space at the recently-restored Palazzo Bonaparte in the city centre, where Via del Corso meets Piazza Venezia.

Owned by Generali Italia, Italy's largest insurance company, Generali Valore Cultura at Palazzo Bonaparte will be run in partnership with Arthemisia, an Italian firm which organises international art exhibitions.

To celebrate the news, Palazzo Bonaparte will open to the public for free on 9 July, from 14.00 until midnight.

The exhibition programme begins on 6 October with the launch of Secret Impressionists, comprising over 50 works from important private collections, mostly never shown in public before, by artists such as Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Pissarro, Sisley, Morisot, Gauguin and Signac.

The opening of Palazzo Bonaparte will see Arthemisia move its programme of blockbuster exhibitions from the nearby Vittoriano, following the recent conclusion of a three-year deal.

Designed by 17th-century architect Giovanni Antonio De Rossi, Palazzo Bonaparte is best known as the home of Maria Letizia Ramolino, Napoleon's mother, who watched the world go by from the building's green balcony from 1818 until her death in 1836.

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Address Via del Corso, 295B, 00186 Roma RM, Italia

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New space for major art shows in Rome's Piazza Venezia

Via del Corso, 295B, 00186 Roma RM, Italia

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