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[Gae Aulenti, projects and context]

14/12/2012

Gae Aulenti, projects and context

The recently departed “lady of architecture” was responsible for many major restoration efforts in Italian and foreign museums. In Italy, some of the most important ones concerned Palazzo Grassi in Venice, Spazio Oberdan in Milan, the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome, and Palazzo ...

[The contemporary art Riviera]

14/12/2012

The contemporary art Riviera

Liguria boasts estimable 20th century collections at Genoa’s Villa Croce Museum, La Spezia’s CAMEC, and Palazzo Gavotti in Savona. In order to valorize them, a regional centre, the CRAC, has recently been instituted

[The new life of Vicenza, a capital of art]

13/12/2012

The new life of Vicenza, a capital of art

After years of conservation restoration efforts, the Basilica Palladiana, Palazzo Chiericati and the Temple of Santa Corona are finally re-opening, and the Palladio Museum is being inaugurated along with internationally-important exhibitions: the city is staking everything on its cultural offer


[The future of museums: “More space, services, and technology in order to grow”]

13/12/2012

The future of museums: “More space, services, and technology in order to grow”

The directors of the three most-visited public museums in Italy – the Uffizi Gallery, Palazzo Ducale in Venice, and Florence’s Accademia Gallery – speak out. Projects for 2013 include restoration efforts and major exhibitions

[Subterranean Italy, a world to be explored]

1/10/2012

Subterranean Italy, a world to be explored

Italy has numerous subterranean sites of cultural interest, many of which are open to the public: catacombs, crypts, dungeons, and waterworks, a trove of treasures from all historical eras, studied by urban archaeologists and speleologists, can be found underneath Italy’s cities

[From Volpedo to Tortona, the life and work of Giuseppe Pellizza]

3/9/2012

From Volpedo to Tortona, the life and work of Giuseppe Pellizza

An itinerary in Alessandria province follows in the painter’s footprints, starting in the places where he worked and which provided inspiration, and ending at the new permanent exhibition dedicated to Divisionism, where a large body of his work is on display


[Scenic hamlets between Albenga and Celle Ligure]

27/8/2012

Scenic hamlets between Albenga and Celle Ligure

Throughout the summer, the municipalities of the province of Savona are organizing guided visits to popular tourist attractions as well as lesser-known places that are generally closed to the public

[Literary prizes, a cultural and market challenge]

2/7/2012

Literary prizes, a cultural and market challenge

The prizes awarded to writers are numerous and diverse in terms of their history and approaches. They can be awarded by specialized juries or by the public at large, and have been established by intellectuals, foundations, or booksellers. Below are some of the main prizes in the fiction sector

["Made in Italy”: the historical memory of Italian industry]

25/6/2012

"Made in Italy”: the historical memory of Italian industry

Corporate museums showcase the achievements of some of Italy’s leading productive sectors: the food, automotive, design, fashion and textile industries


[The bridges of Venice: their history and restoration]

28/5/2012

The bridges of Venice: their history and restoration

The Canal Grande is spanned by four pedestrian bridges: Rialto, Scalzi, Accademia, and Costituzione: they provide a journey through architecture from the Renaissance to the 21st century

[In Irpinia among Longobard castles]

14/5/2012

In Irpinia among Longobard castles

In the province of Avellino, from Lauro to Taurasi, ancient castles, which have undergone many changes over the centuries, are waiting to be discovered

[A sea of biodiversity]

9/5/2012

A sea of biodiversity

Marine protected areas are a rich and spectacular part of our natural heritage. Their flora, fauna, and archaeological attractions make them ideal destinations for sustainable tourism for both adults and kids. From the Gulf of Trieste to the Egadi Islands, Italy’s coasts, marine waters, and ...


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