Wanted in Rome's day-by-day guide to the best events and things to do in Rome throughout the month of May.
3 May. The 11th Spanish Film Festival begins tonight at Cinema Farnese Persol in Campo de’ Fiori.
4 May. Stop by the Outdoor Festival at the Mattatoio, with tonight’s events featuring a vintage market.
5 May. American singer-songwriter Angel Olsen performs at the Auditorium Parco della Musica.
6 May. First Sunday of the month means city museums are free today for Rome residents.
7 May. Marvel at the spectacle Giudizio Universale: Michelangelo and the Secrets of the Sistine Chapel. Special discount for WiR cardholders.
8 May. Attend the opening of 170 Racconti in Bottiglia whose glass bottles contain artworks by Claudio Magris at Fondazione Pastificio Cerere.
9 May. Engage in a discussion about 1990s music in relation to art at MAXXI’s event Il cantautore necessario.
10 May. Celebrate the latest poems of Rome-based American poet Moira Egan at Keats-Shelley House.
11 May. Become enchanted with the Romantic paintings of Turner at the Chiostro del Bramante. Discount for WiR cardholders.
12 May. Travel to Castel Giuliano near Bracciano for this year's Festa delle Rose flower show.
13 May. Visit hundreds of new and ancient buildings for free with Open House Roma this weekend.
14 May. Catch Dennis Lloyd perform his global hit Nevermind at Teatro Quirinetta.
15 May. Enjoy the WiR card deal with Cinema di Roma and see an original language movie for just €6.
16 May. Cook up a plate of pasta with pecorino cheese and in-season fava beans – a spring delicacy!
17 May. Klimt masterpieces are brought to life in the interactive Klimt Experience.
18 May. Start the weekend with an aperitif at Bukowski’s Bar. Bring your WiR card for a free half-pint.
19 May. Join the Europe-wide Notte dei Musei when museums open for free from 20.00-02.00.
20 May. Make sure to queue early for the rose petal ceremony at the Pantheon. Also on 20 May is the annual Komen Race for the Cure, a 5-km run in central Rome to raise awareness for breast cancer.
21 May. Fans of gardens will love Festival del Verde e del Paesaggio at Auditorium Parco della Musica. 20 per cent discount on entry tickets for holders of the Wanted in Rome card.
24 May. Rome's prestigious show-jumping competition Piazza di Siena opens today at Villa Borghese.
25 May. For a day of fun with the family head to Mattatoio for the ARF! comic-art festival.
26 May. Book a tour with WiR of Palazzo Patrizi to see an historical family’s private Roman residence.
27 May. The Arctic Monkeys kick off the Roma Summer Fest at the Auditorium Parco della Musica.
28 May. Baubeach promises lots of fun for dogs, with a 10 per cent discount for WiR card holders.
29 May. See the roses in full bloom, without the weekend crowds, at the Rose Garden on the Aventine.
30 May. Take in the ballet Manon at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Discount for WiR cardholders.
31 May. Explore the city in a new way and rent a scooter from Cooltra. Receive 30 per cent off the rental price with your WiR card.
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