CHRISTMAS TIME IN ROME: WHAT TO DO AND WHAT TO SEE
A few days ago I published a post about the events and the exhibitions to see in Milan, but Rome is beautiful in this period of time, as well.
If, after some doubts and some uncertainty, you’ve decided to spend your Christmas holiday in Italy, and you’ve decided to discover Rome, this post will suit you!
I made a list of the most interesting events and exhibitions in Rome to see, containing my suggestions for your holiday.
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CHRISTMAS TIME 2016: THE EXHIBITIONS TO SEE IN ROME
Artemisia Gentileschi – A journey into the life and art of Artemisia Gentileschi, with a thorough examination of exchanges and influences with the artists of her neighbors.
From September 28th 2016 to January 29th 2017 – Palazzo Braschi, Roma
Star Wars . Play – The exhibition devoted to the fascinating universe of Star Wars, an absolute myth that has charmed three generations from 1977 to the present.
From September 28th 2016 to January 29th 2017 – Complesso del Vittoriano – Ala Brasini, Rome
“LOVE. L’arte contemporanea incontra l’amore” (LOVE. Contemporary Art meets Love”) – Love portrayed by the most important contemporary artists, such as Yayoi Kusama, Tom Wesselmann, Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana, Gilbert & George, Francesco Vezzoli, Tracy Emin, Marc Quinn, Francesco Clemente and many more.
From September 29th 2016 to February 19th 2017– Chiostro del Bramante (Cloisters of Bramante), Rome.
“Edward Hopper”– the American painter who portrayed silence and loneliness in an exhibition illustrating his works and his life. 60 works to celebrate Edward Hopper’s painting.
From October 1st 2016 to February 12th 2017– Complesso del Vittoriano (Vittoriano Museum Complex) – Ala Brasini, Rome.
“Picasso Images. Le opera, l’artista, il personaggio” (Picasso Images. The Artworks, the Artist, the Personage”) – 200 photographs coming from the Musée national Picasso-Paris retrace the artistic career of one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, compared, due to his genius, to the greatest Italian Renaissance painters.
From October 14th 2016 to February 19th 2017– Ara Pacis Museum, Rome.
“L’origine della Natura Morta in Italia. Caravaggio e il Maestro di Hartford” (“The origin of Still Life in Italy. Caravaggio and the Hartford Master” – a comparison between two masterpieces in order to narrate the origin of Still Life in Italy, in the late 16th-century Rome, analyzing the following evolution of Caravaggio’s painting in the first 30 years of the 17th century.
From November 16th 2016 to February 19th 2017– Borghese Gallery, Rome.
“Letizia Battaglia. Per pura passione” (“Letizia Battaglia. Just for passion”) – an exhibition devoted to one of the most important Italian photographers, who witnessed 40 years of Italian life and society.
From November 24th 2016 to April 17th 2017– MAXXI Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo ( MAXXI National Museum of the 21st century), Rome.