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Dec
6
Wed
LIGHTQUAKE 2017 – “Black Light Art” and “Light Art” Exhibition @ Rocca Albornoziana - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
Dec 6 2017 – Apr 8 2018 all-day

LIGHTQUAKE 2017
Black Light Art and Light Art Exhibition

Rocca Albornoziana – National Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto
6 December 2017 – 25 February 2018
Dukes’ Palace – Gubbio
8 December 2017 – 25 February 2018

When Christmas will turn its lights on, those in Spoleto and Gubbio won’t be just Christmas lightings, but true works of art by the artists involved in the artistic project Lightquake 2017, who will give life to the first Light Art and Black Light Art exhibitions in Umbria, featuring artists who have always been manipulating light.

The artistic project Lightquake was started to support the recovery of the cultural heritage damaged by the 2016 earthquake in Central Italy. A double exhibition will involve the cities of Spoleto and Gubbio, starting in December 2017. From 6 December to 25 February 2018, the exhibition Black Light Art will take place in the inner  and outer spaces at the Rocca Albornoziana – Museo Nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto. From 7 December to 25 February 2018, the Dukes’ Palace in Gubbio will be enlivened by Light Art, through works by Federica Marangoni, Saverio Mercati and Stefano Frascarelli.

During the exhibition, a luminous installation by Umbrian artist Carlo Dell’Amico will be inaugurated at the Tempietto del Clitunno, thus symbolically joining two museums and a monument through light.

The Spoleto core of Black Light Art is composed of: Leonilde Carabba, Claudio Sek De Luca, Ria Lussi, Mario Agrifoglio, Alessio Ancillai, Giulio De Mitri, Nicola Evangelisti, Maria Cristina Fioretti, Yari Miele, ancora un’opera di Federica Marangoni, Sebastiano Romano, Ugo Piccioni, Nino Alfieri. This exhibition has already been organised in Milan and Como, and aims at exploring the artistic values of black light, proposing works by more than 10 artists who experiment with light. Mario Agrifoglio, an artist who made Black Light the core of his artistic experimentation, is the outstanding figure here. Black Light as expressive tool, that can involve the spectator in a sensorial experience where reality, far from appearing in its usual shape, is dressed with unusual, surprising colours and shapes. Light will colour the dark, to bring back the light of life across the earthquaked lands.

The artistic curatorship is held by Gisella Gellini and Claudia Bottini, the exhibition is supported by Polo museale dell’Umbria, Regione Umbria, Cities of Gubbio and Spoleto, in collaboration with Politecnico di Milano and Fondazione Mario Agrifoglio, with the contribution of Associazione Rocca Albornoziana. Società Sistema Museo is entrusted with its production.

WHEN

Spoleto
Opening 5 December at 18.00
The exhibition will be open to visits from 7 December 2017 to 25 February 2018

Gubbio
Opening 7 December  at 16.30
The exhibition will be open to visits from 8 December 2017 to 25 February 2018

Dec
8
Fri
THE PAINTING GAME. Paola Masino’s collection of painted playing cards @ MAG Palazzo Bufalini
Dec 8 2017 – Apr 2 2018 all-day
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MetaMorfosi Art Gallery Cultural Association presents:
THE PAINTING GAME
PAOLA MASINO’S COLLECTION OF PAINTED PLAYING CARDS
7 December/2 April – MAG Palazzo Bufalini, Piazza Duomo – by MetaMorfosi Art Gallery Cultural Association
Opening:  Thursday December 7 h. 12.00

The exhibition will bring to Palazzo Bufalini an extraordinary collection of painted cards coming from the Museum of Rome in Palazzo Braschi.

Conceived by Paola Masino, an unconventional writer and intellectual, the collection was created with the intention of considering playing cards as a work of art, reinvented according to the creativity of her many artistic friends. Carried out with patience and tenacity for four decades, Paola Masino’s project produces a very original bouquet of French, Neapolitan and tarot playing cards, created by the best interpreters of twentieth century art.

From Carla Accardi to Alberto Burri and Consagra; from Carlo Carrà to Campigli and Capogrossi, passing through Cagli, Carlo Levi, Renato Guttuso, Prampolini, Fausto Pirandello, Giosetta Fioroni, Antonietta Raphael Mafai, Pietro Dorazio, Mario Sironi – just to name a few – many important artists took up her invitation, creating these small works of art.

The exhibition The Painting Game. Paola Masino’s collection of painted playing cards, curated by Marinella Mascia Galateria and Patrizia Masini, is organized by MetaMorfosi, thanks to the precious collaboration with Roma Capitale, Department of Cultural Growth – Capitoline Superintendence for Cultural Heritage with the Archive of the twentieth century of Sapienza University of Rome and under the patronage of the Municipality of Spoleto and the City of Rome.

Dec
16
Sat
Collicola onthewall presents SCHERMI URBANI (Urban Screens) @ Vie del centro storico
Dec 16 2017 – Apr 2 2018 all-day

from Saturday 16 December
Opening h 14.30 – Downtown Spoleto

Collicola onthewall presents

SCHERMI URBANI
Curated by Gianluca Marziani

SCHERMI URBANI is a Christmas event of public art, strongly wished for by the City administration which entrusted director of Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts Gianluca Marziani with its artistic curatorship.

The event involves some twenty sites in downtown Spoleto, including two former newsstands (Piazza Collicola, Piazza della Libertà), Palazzetto Ancaiani’s six displays (Piazza della Libertà) and some further fifteen dispays scattered across the city centre (Corso Mazzini, Via del Mercato, Via Salara Vecchia, via Minervio): the locations will be coated with great images of contemporary art, created by five artists who already collaborate with Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts.

“After last summer’s performance by street artist Ob Queberry in Piazza del Mercato – said Head of Culture and Tourism Camilla Laureti and Head of Town Planning Antonio Cappelletti – for the Christmas period we wanted the displays of closed shops to become the base for artistic interventions. It is a way to have the city centre live again and to try and envision a different future for this part of the city. We thank the shop owners who accepted to be featured, director Gianluca Marziani and the artists who joined in.”

EXCERPTA – Enrico Corte and Andrea Nurcis @ Palazzo Collicola
Dec 16 2017 – Mar 18 2018 all-day

EXCERPTA is the widest, most articulated exhibition ever by Enrico Corte and Andrea Nurcis, two artists considered to be among the most unclassifiable, experimental and visionary among the Italian contemporary artistic panorama.

It is the very first time that both the Piano Nobile and the Exhibitions’ Floor at Palazzo Collicola are used together for a single exhibitions that intertwines languages, themes, concepts and narrative forms.

The exhibition features two anthological, individual routes and a good number of works signed together, a usual exhibition pattern of the two artists.

Opening: 16 December at 11.30

Mar
4
Sun
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
Mar 4 – Mar 31 all-day
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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Courage, thought, work, love and art

Schedule:

Sunday 4 March
h 10.45 – Hannah
by Andrea Pallaoro featuring Charlotte Rampling and André Wilms with #ColazioneAlCinema

h 18.00 and h 21.30 – Figlia mia (My Daughter)
by Laura Bispuri featuring Valeria Golino and Alba Rohrwacher
the author will introduce the projection

Monday 5 March
h 17.30 – Ibi
documentary film by Andrea Segre
from an idea by Matteo Calore and Andrea Segre
featuring images by Ibitocho Sehounbiatou
reduced entrance fee
curated by Cinéma Sala Pegasus

Tuesday 6 March
h 16.30 – Palazzo Mauri, 1st floor
Women Doctors. The History of Female Medicine
Simonetta Marucci, endocrinologist
curated by Ass.ne FIDAPA BPW Italy, Spoleto

Thursday 8 March
h 9.30 – Palazzo Mauri, Caffè Letterario
Voices of today’s women, civil, social and cultural themes
curated by Associazione Città Nuova

h 18.00 – Palazzo Mauri, 2nd floor
Remembering Giorgio Pressburger then Darei la vita. Grandi donne di grandi uomini” (I Would Give You My Life. Great Women of Great Men) book presentation by author Cinzia Tani, within the 10th edition of “Libro: che Spettacolo!”
curated by AGIS and Comune di Spoleto

h 21.00 – Teatro Nuovo ‘Gian Carlo Menotti’
Rosalind Franklin. The Secret of Life featuring Lucia Mascino and Filippo Dini
Spoleto 2017/18 Prose Season

Friday 9 March
h 16.30 – Palazzo Mauri, Caffè Letterario
Prize Donna Sapiens – VII edition to Maria Cecilia Berioli and Argia Simone
curated by Associazioni Donne contro la guerra (Women Against War) and FIDAPA BPW Italy, Spoleto

h 19.00 – Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Woman in Art. XVI – XVII cen. artists
guided tour for Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura
curated by Sistema Museo

Saturday 10 March
h 16.30 – Palazzo Mauri, Caffè Letterario
The Voices of Yesterday’s Women – listening to records from the 1930s
curated by Associazione Città Nuova

Sunday 11 March
h 11.00 – Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Lieder and Modern Music
music and poetry; female interpretations
“Saturday Night Concerts at the Gallery” curated by Associazione Officina d’Arte e Tessuti

h 18.00 – Ristorante Sabatini, Corso Mazzini
“Il racconto è servito” (The Tale is Served)
Rememberings among the tables of a historical restaurant
Book by Giovanna Sabatini, featuring Anna Leonardi and Marco Rambaldi
curated by Associazione Teodelapio

Wednesday 14 March
h 21.00 – Cinéma Sala Frau
Anche se sei piegata dal vento (Though You’re Bent by the Wind) the history of Marilyn Monroe through readings, images and music
curated by Associazioni Donne contro la guerra and cooperativa sociale il Cerchio

Thursday 15 MARZO
h 17.00 – Palazzo Mauri, area ragazzi
Rebel Daughters. Lives of Extraordinary Women excerpts from the book by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo
curated by Comune di Spoleto and Scuola Primaria di Villa Redenta

h 17.30 – Palazzo Collicola
Mariangela, perfume vendor
Ladies’ Tea – III season
curated by Associazione Teodelapio

Friday 16 March
h 9.30 – Palazzo Mauri, 2nd floor

Forse non lo sapevi… (Maybe you did not know…) short movie against womencide by Anna and Adriana Cappelletti 

Sunday 18 March
h 10.30 – Cinéma Sala Frau
documentary Invisible Violence
at the presence of director Silvia Lelli
curated by Associazione I miei tempi

Thursday 22 March
h 18.00 – Sala Pegasus
Diversely beautiful

Great actresses’ special charm
Laura Mariani, Università di Bologna
open lessons curated by Scuola di Teatro Teodelapio

Saturday 31 March
h 15.00 – Cantiere Oberdan
Music and words to know the other one
Youth-focused meeting;
featuring Francesca Fanelli
curated by Associazione Mappamondo onlus

Equal Opportunities Councillorship
Tourism and Culture Dept.
tel. 0743.2186 20 /21 info@iat.spoleto.pg.it

SPOLETOCARD Guided Tours – March 2018 @ Spoleto
Mar 4 – Mar 30 all-day
Mar
17
Sat
FINISSAGE EXCERPTA AND VIAGGIATORI SULLA FLAMINIA @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Mar 17 @ 12:00

The Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts’ temporary exhibition’s finissage will take place on Saturday 17 March at 12.00.

Excerpta by Enrico Corte and Andrea Nurcis, and Viaggiatori sulla Flaminia X edition.

From 12.00 to 14.00 the exhibition’s will offer free admission.

On the last day, Sunday 18 March, the temporary exhibitions will only be open in the morning, 10.30 to 13.00.

Mar
18
Sun
International Dance Competition 2018 @ Teatro Nuovo "Gian Carlo Menotti"
Mar 18 – Mar 24 all-day
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The 27th International Dance Competition will take place from March 18th to March 24th, 2018 at Spoleto’s Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti.

The International Competition is an important display for young dancers and future artists. The competition includes the following sections: classical soloists, modern-contemporary soloists, pas de deux and choreographic composition. The jury, composed of famous choreographers and dancers from all over the world.

Under the general direction of Paolo Boncompagni, the artistic direction of Irina Kashkova and the honorary chairmanship of Alberto Testa, the International Week of Dance has become an unmissable event, participated by young dancers from all over the world. It is the only Italian event of its kind to be part of the International Federation of Ballet Competitions, that gathers the best international dance competitions on the basis of their artistic quality and successful organization.

Organization: Associazione Culturale EVENTART
Infoline: 328/3078377
E-mail: info@idcspoleto.com
Website: www.idcspoleto.com

Famiglie ad Arte – Free workshops for the grown-up and the children @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Mar 18 @ 15:30
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Sistema Museo, in collaboration with the Department of Culture of the Municipality of Spoleto, proposes the 7th edition of Famiglie ad Arte, the didactic project for children and their families.

The four scheduled workshops will each be centred on a particular artistic technique and will take place at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, allowing participants to spend a pleasant afternoon in the company of specialized operators. Families will be stimulated by fun and activities that will develop creativity and manual skills. The fun continues with the creation of a piece of work that will turn into a precious memory of the experience.

28 January, h 15.30
MIND UNHINGER
Drawing workshop

25 February, h 15.30
PIGMENTS AND SENTIMENTS
Workshop on colours

18 March, h 15.30
INCIDENTALLY
Workshop on engraving

15 April, ore 15.30
MIND THE DOODLE
Workshop on street art

Info and reservations:
0743 46434 – spoleto@sistemamuseo.it
Facebook: Famiglie ad Arte Spoleto

Mar
21
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Mar 21 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Mar 21 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Mar
22
Thu
CITY’S REMEMBRANCE DAY – Morgnano Mines, 1955-2018 @ Morgnano
Mar 22 all-day
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CITY’S REMEMBRANCE DAY

Morgnano Mines, 1955-2018

11.00 Holy Mass
Morgnano Parish Church

11.45 Deposition of a laurel wreath
Miners’ Monument

18.30 Concert for two violins
curated by Associazione Culturale L’Orfeo, Spoleto

The Mines Museum will be open to visits in the following schedule: 9.30-12.00 / 15.00-18.00
Free admission
Guided visits for schools
minieremorgnano@libero.it

2017/2018 Open Lessons by Associazione Teodelapio @ Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Mar 22 @ 18:00

The Teodelapio theatre school organises its usual Open Lessons to students and citizens, that will take place Thursdays at the Sala Pegasus, as follows:

30 November 2017, h 18.00
Anatomy of the Plot Twist
Performing lecture featuring Giuseppe Manfridi
A reflection on how the unexpected affects human nature, in a virtuoso play of quotations: Chekhov, Pirandello, Dario Argento, Maradona.

21 December 2017, h 18.00
Reading Out Loud – The difficult art of the translator in creation
With Anna Leonardi
A devout, persnickety analysis of the relation between reading and writing.

22 March 2018, h 18.00
Diversely Beautiful:
Sarah Bernhardt’s heroic Old Age
More than Beauty, by Eleonora Duse

with Laura Mariani, professor at the University of Bologna

An investigation on the power of scene transfiguration, on the special essence of great actresses’ charm

Mar
23
Fri
RECOUNTING HISTORY – Meetings at the Spoleto Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre @ Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano
Mar 23 @ 17:00
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Second cycle of conferences Recounting History, a project in collaboration with GraficArte Severini and Astra Onlus.

At each meeting, participants will receive didactic kits and an ebook will be created, featuring last year’s conferences’ contents.

On the occasion of the conference, admission to the Museum is free. All conferences are in Italian.

Future meetings:

Friday 23 March
CARSULAE: RESULTS OF THE LATEST EXCAVATION CAMPAIGNS
Luca Donnini, Massimiliano Gasperini – Associazione Astra

Friday 13 April
THE CHARIOT OF MONTELEONE DI SPOLETO
Francesco Roncalli – Università degli Studi Federico II di Napoli

Friday 16 May
THE ANCIENT CITY OF GUBBIO: NEW DATA FOR ITS KNOWLEDGE
Luana Cenciaioli – Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Musei Archeologici Nazionali di Perugia e Orvieto

Friday 1 June
TOMBS FROM THE VALNERINA AT THE SPOLETO ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Chiara Procacci – Archaeologist
Maria Angela Turchetti – Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano di Spoleto

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – DAVID SMITH WORKSHOP Documentary @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Mar 23 @ 19:00
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura
DAVID SMITH WORKSHOP
Documentary

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event organized by Sistema Museo, returns on Friday 23 March 2018 at 19.00, at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive.

The event is dedicated to one of the artists who most influenced contemporary sculpture, US artist David Smith.

A documentary, directed by Giovanni Carandente, will illustrate that extraordinary time (1962) when Spoleto was “invaded” by Smith’s 26 sculptures, created during the period he defined “the greatest and most prolific of my life”.

The evening goes on with an aperitif.

The event is organised in collaboration with Con Spoleto – Hotel Managers’ Association.

Partecipation fee:
Guided tour – full fare € 7,00
Guided tour – reductions € 5,00 – for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitif – € 5,00

Reservation is strongly encouraged, deadline at 13:00 of Friday:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

Mar
25
Sun
PHOTOGRAPHIC NOTES. The World’s Crises in the shots by Pietro Del Re @ Palazzo Mauri
Mar 25 – Apr 29 all-day
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Palazzo Mauri, 25 March – 29 April
PHOTOGRAPHIC NOTES. The World’s Crises in the shots by Pietro Del Re
A collection of images taken by reporter Pietro Del Re during his trips.

Inauguration: Sunday 25 March, h 17.00

2018 SPRING DAYS OF FAI (Italian Environment Fund) @ Chiesa ed Oratorio dei Santi Simone e Giuda
Mar 25 @ 10:00 – 18:00
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2018 SPRING DAYS OF FAI

Meeting point: Piazza Campello

Church of SS Simon and Judas (Piazza Campello), 10.00 to 18.00
Visits every 10 minutes for groups of max 15 pax

Oratory of the church of SS Simon and Judas (Piazza Campello) 10.00 to 18.00
Visits every 10 minutes for groups of max 15 pax

Stroll in search of spolia and old remains (Piazza Campello) 10.00 to 18.00

Visits curated by FAI Spoleto

Mar
28
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Mar 28 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Mar 28 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Mar
30
Fri
(Italiano) ITALMATCH CHEMICALS CUP – 1° Memorial Fabrizio Cardarelli @ Centro sportivo Flaminio
Mar 30 – Apr 2 all-day
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LECTURAE DANTIS 2017 @ Biblioteca Comunale "G. Carducci"
Mar 30 @ 17:00
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LECTURAE DANTIS 2017 
From 6 October to 21 December at the Public Library, Palazzo Mauri

After the success of the last years, the integral reading of Dante’s Divine Comedy resumes from October 6 to December 21, each Friday afternoon at 17 by the Public library in Palazzo Mauri; this leg includes the reading of 11 cantos from the Paradise, from the XIIth to the XXIInd.

Readings will be by actor Claudio Trionfi, with comments by academics co-ordinated by professor Rodney John Lokaj.

During the event, (October through December) some editions of the Divine Comedy owned by the Public Library will be on display, including the 1484 Venetian incunabulus commented by Cristoforo Landino (1424 – 1498).

Nine cycles of reading have already taken place, that featured the first two canticas, and Hell’s first 11 cantos. The experience shows the modern interest in Dante and his work.

Lectura Dantis is a specific form of divulgation à haute voix, historically well defined and codified, which originated in the XIVth century thanks to Giovanni Boccaccio, and evolved through the ages, yet respecting the traditional interconnection between verse reading and exegetical comment.

READING SCHEDULE
(date, canto and commentary)

6 October, canto 12, Rodney Lokaj, professor of Italian Philology, Kore University, Enna; member of the Italian Dante Society

13 October, canto 13, Roberto Deidier, professor of Comparative Literatures, Kore University, Enna

20 October, canto 14, Roberto Deidier, professor of Comparative Literatures, Kore University, Enna

27 October, canto 15, Roberto Mercuri, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza; member of the Italian Dante Society

3 November, canto 16, Rodney Lokaj, professor of Italian Philology, Kore University, Enna; member of the Italian Dante Society

10 November, canto 17, Roberto Mercuri, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza; member of the Italian Dante Society

17 November, canto 18, Elio Pecora, poet, essayist, literary critic

24 November, canto 19, Roberto Mercuri, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza; member of the Italian Dante Society

1 December, canto 20, Sonia Gentili, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza

15 December, canto 21, Rodney Lokaj, professor of Italian Philology, Kore University, Enna; member of the Italian Dante Society
(cancelled – the reading will be held in January)

21 December, canto 22, Roberto Mercuri, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza; member of the Italian Dante Society (cancelled – the reading will be held in January)

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – THE PIANCIANI FAMILY @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Mar 30 @ 19:00
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura
THE PIANCIANI FAMILY

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event organized by Sistema Museo, returns on Friday 30 March 2018 at 19.00, at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, with a visit dedicated to the Pianciani family.

The history of the noble family will be retraced from the origins of the ancient family castle up to the settlement in the city and the leading role in Spoleto politics, from the Middle Ages to the unification of Italy.

The evening goes on with an aperitif.

The event is organised in collaboration with Con Spoleto – Hotel Managers’ Association.

Partecipation fee:
Guided tour – full fare € 7,00
Guided tour – reductions € 5,00 – for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitif – € 5,00

Reservation is strongly encouraged, deadline at 13:00 of Friday:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

Mar
31
Sat
EASTER EGG HUNT @ Rocca Albornoz e Chiostro di San Nicolò
Mar 31 @ 15:00
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Rocca Albornoz, h15.00
Downtown Spoleto and its Easter Egg Hunt go social! 
Playing is open to all, participants shall have:
– a smartphone
– an Instagram account
– a sleuth’s talent
The prizes is inside the Easter Egg.

Chiostro di San Nicolò, h 17.00
Traditional Easter Egg Hunt for children aged 0-6.
Surprises and chocolate for all.

In downtown Spoleto, music, magics, bubbles and much more!

All activities are free of charge
Information and registration: 0743 46434 / spoleto@sistemamuseo.it / www.spoletocard.it

Apr
1
Sun
Urban Trekking and Thematic Guided Tours – April 2018 @ Spoleto
Apr 1 – Apr 29 all-day

Urban Trekking and Thematic Guided Tours
APRIL 2018

SPOCARD_APRILE2018

The Spoletium urban trekking, scheduled for Sunday, April 29 at 11.30 has been replaced with the guided thematic visit Spoleto’s Roman House:

Sunday 29 April at 11.30 a.m.
Spoleto’s Roman House _ Guided visit to the Roman domus of Spoleto
Meeting point: Roman House – Ticket office – Via Visiale

A new visit has been scheduled for Monday, April 30, 2018:

Monday 30 April 2018 _ at 16.30
A Noble Walk _ Guided Visit to Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive’s Piano Nobile
Meeting point: Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive – Ticket office
Free of charge for Spoleto Card holders (for non Spoleto Card holders € 3.00 per person)

Information and reservation: Soc. Coop. Sistema Museo – Piazza Collicola – Tel. 0743 46434 – 0743 224952 – e-mail: info@spoletocard.it

Information: IAT di Spoleto – Tel. 0743 218620 info@iat.spoleto.pg.it

Further info on www.spoletocard.it

Apr
2
Mon
EASTER CONCERT @ Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti
Apr 2 @ 18:00
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EASTER CONCERT

The Spoleto Festival Of Two Worlds presents the traditional Easter Concert at the Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti.
The orchestra and the choir of the Conservatorio “Francesco Morlacchi” di Perugia will be this year’s performers, conducted by  Piero Caraba. Beethoven, Mozart and Schubert are on the program.

L.V. Beethoven:
Ouverture “Coriolano” op.62 in Cm

W.A. Mozart:
Symphony n°40 in Gm K550

F.Schubert:
messa n°4 in C op.48 D452
for soloists, choir and orchestra
Soprano Risa Minakata
Contralto Carmen Ciuffreda
Tenor Wang Linkai
Bass Wang Feng

TICKETS
15 €

BOX OFFICE Piazza della Vittoria 25
Monday through Saturday 9.00-13.00 and 16.00-20.00
TEATRO NUOVO TICKETS’ COUNTER
2 April, 10.00-18.00

Info and reservation:
+39 0743-222889
+39 0743 776444
Email: biglietteria@festivaldispoleto.com

Apr
4
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Apr 4 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

(Italiano) Effetto gelate: interventi sugli olivi danneggiati @ Sala Montagne di Libri - Comunità dei Monti Martani, Serano e Subasio
Apr 4 @ 18:00

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Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Apr 4 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Apr
5
Thu
LXVI Week of Study on the Early Middle Ages @ Albornoz Palace Hotel
Apr 5 – Apr 11 all-day
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The LXVI Week of Study on the Early Middle Ages, organized by CISAM, will be held from 5 to 11 April 2018 at Albornoz Palace Hotel. This year’s theme will be Migration in the Early Middle Ages.

The lessons will focus in particular on three themes related to migration: Ethno-anthropological Aspects, Migratory Processes and Transplantations and Sedimentations as a Result of Migrations that characterized the period under study.

Spoleto’s Fondazione Centro Italiano Centro di Studi sull’Alto Medioevo is a noble cultural institution that prints books on the Middle Ages and it is considered a solid point of reference in worldwide medieval research providing, through the Week of Study, an opportunity for academics and enthusiasts to meet and debate at the highest level.

Download the programme

For information about the Week of Study and how to participate:
Fondazione CISAM
Palazzo Arroni, via dell’Arringo – Spoleto
Ph. 0743 225630 – Fax 0743 49902
cisam@cisam.orgwww.cisam.org

Apr
6
Fri
(Italiano) Spoleto in Fiore
Apr 6 @ 09:43 – 10:43

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(Italiano) Conferenza stampa della mostra CAPOLAVORI DEL 300 – Il Cantiere di Giotto, Spoleto e l’Appennino @ Palazzo Mauri
Apr 6 @ 15:00
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(Italiano) Anteprima della Festa di Scienza e Filosofia – Conferenza di Marina Baldi su “Cambiamenti climatici e salute umana: rischi e risposte” @ Palazzo Mauri
Apr 6 @ 16:30
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(Italiano) MEZZ’ORA DOPO LA CHIUSURA speciale Satellite Collicola – Gianluca Marziani presenta Hotel Arca by OB QUEBERRY @ Hotel Arca
Apr 6 @ 19:00
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(Italiano) Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – Visita tematica @ Spoleto
Apr 6 @ 19:30

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Apr
7
Sat
(Italiano) AEROPORTO DI SPOLETO. Nuove rotte artistiche con libera destinazione @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Apr 7 – Jun 3 all-day
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(Italiano) ARTquake @ Palazzo Collicola
Apr 7 – May 27 all-day
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(Italiano) Spoleto Almanacco 2017 @ Biblioteca comunale G. Carducci
Apr 7 @ 16:00
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Apr
8
Sun
PORTRAITS IN BLACK & WHITE. 50 years of Spoleto in the shots of author Virgilio Massani @ Casa Modigliani - Palazzo Montani
Apr 8 @ 16:00
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Sunday, April 8, at 16.00, Casa Modigliani (Palazzo Montani – Piazza Fontana) will host the presentation of the photo book RITRATTI IN BIANCO E NERO. 50 anni di Spoleto negli scatti d’autore di Virgilio Massani (PORTRAITS IN BLACK & WHITE. 50 years of Spoleto in the shots of author Virgilio Massani) published by Carta Bianca.
The exhibition 50 YEARS IN 50 AUTHOR SHOTS will also be inaugurated.

The event is included in the program of Le Quattro Stagioni – Primavera in Spoleto, by the Municipality of Spoleto.

Sunday at Casa Menotti – 2018 Spoleto Concert Season @ Casa Menotti
Apr 8 @ 17:00

Sunday at Casa Menotti
Concert Season Program
www.casamenotti.it

April 8          Duo Chaminade – Women in music
April 15        Quartetto Talenti d’Arte – Opera arias and more
April 22       Musical Metamorphosis – Between music and dance
29 April       Duo Metro Foti – Homage to Liszt
May 6th       Cast Jazz Quartet – Jazzing
May 13         Duo Bottini D’Antò – Operetta mon amour
May 20        Trio Concentus – From Beethoven to Piazzolla
May 27        Duo Oliva Zampini – Bolling Jazz
June 3          Young Concertists

Concert starts: 5.00 pm – followed by cocktails with the artists
Subscription: € 75
For info, costs and reservations on individual concerts contact staff@musemedierranee.it – ​​347 0718564 – 0743 46620
www.musemediterranee.it ​​www.casamenotti.it

Apr
10
Tue
Cross-Institutional Round Table on Adolescence – Meetings scheduled for 2018 @ Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò
Apr 10 @ 21:00

The meetings aim at programming a common strategy for the prevention and education to well-being for adolescents and adults.

Palazzo Mauri – G. Carducci Public Library (Via Brignone)
BRAIN AND DEPENDENCE: FOOD, ALCOHOL, GAMBLING.

1st meeting
Monday 22 January, h 15.30
Adolescents and parenthood between cuts and discontinuity
2nd meeting
Tuesday 13 February, h 15.30
Early-age food disorders, risk factors and prevention
Free admission
Info: Gabriella, telefono: 334 2811043

Three meetings are then scheduled at the Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò, organised by the Spoleto-Norcia Archdiocese.

Monday 19 February, h 21.00
The Digital Age: Educative challanges of the third millennium
Monday 12 March, h 21.00
Meeting with Giancarlo Penza of Comunità di Sant’Egidio

Tuesday10 April, h 21.00
Becoming conscious parents

Apr
11
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Apr 11 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Apr 11 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Apr
12
Thu
(Italiano) Il tè delle signore – Chiacchiere fra donne che hanno qualcosa da dire @ Palazzo Collicola
Apr 12 @ 17:30
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Apr
13
Fri
RECOUNTING HISTORY – Meetings at the Spoleto Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre @ Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano
Apr 13 @ 17:00
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Second cycle of conferences Recounting History, a project in collaboration with GraficArte Severini and Astra Onlus.

At each meeting, participants will receive didactic kits and an ebook will be created, featuring last year’s conferences’ contents.

On the occasion of the conference, admission to the Museum is free. All conferences are in Italian.

Future meetings:

Friday 13 April
THE CHARIOT OF MONTELEONE DI SPOLETO
Francesco Roncalli – Università degli Studi Federico II di Napoli

Friday 16 May
THE ANCIENT CITY OF GUBBIO: NEW DATA FOR ITS KNOWLEDGE
Luana Cenciaioli – Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Musei Archeologici Nazionali di Perugia e Orvieto

Friday 1 June
TOMBS FROM THE VALNERINA AT THE SPOLETO ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Chiara Procacci – Archaeologist
Maria Angela Turchetti – Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano di Spoleto

(Italiano) Accademia degli ottusi – Rassegna di Conferenze 2018 @ Biblioteca comunale G. Carducci, sala conferenze II piano
Apr 13 @ 18:00
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(Italiano) Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – Visita tematica @ Spoleto
Apr 13 @ 19:30

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Apr
14
Sat
Saturday Night Concerts at the Gallery @ Officina d'arte e tessuti
Apr 14 @ 17:00

The Officina d’arte e tessuti presents the third appointment with “I concerti del sabato in galleria”, titled Il quartetto nel Novecento.

Music by:
Paul Hindemith, Schulwerke op.44 n.3
Anton Webern, Langsamer satz
Bèla Bartok, Romanian Dances (for string quartet)

Featuring:
Gustavo Gasperini, Monica Pontini, violin
Federico Micheli, viola
Ivo Scarponi, cello

Info and reservations:
Cell. +39 333 3763011
Email: info@officinadartetessuti.com

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Apr
15
Sun
(Italiano) Lions day Umbria
Apr 15 @ 09:00
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Famiglie ad Arte – Free workshops for the grown-up and the children @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Apr 15 @ 15:30
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Sistema Museo, in collaboration with the Department of Culture of the Municipality of Spoleto, proposes the 7th edition of Famiglie ad Arte, the didactic project for children and their families.

The four scheduled workshops will each be centred on a particular artistic technique and will take place at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, allowing participants to spend a pleasant afternoon in the company of specialized operators. Families will be stimulated by fun and activities that will develop creativity and manual skills. The fun continues with the creation of a piece of work that will turn into a precious memory of the experience.

28 January, h 15.30
MIND UNHINGER
Drawing workshop

25 February, h 15.30
PIGMENTS AND SENTIMENTS
Workshop on colours

18 March, h 15.30
INCIDENTALLY
Workshop on engraving

15 April, ore 15.30
MIND THE DOODLE
Workshop on street art

Info and reservations:
0743 46434 – spoleto@sistemamuseo.it
Facebook: Famiglie ad Arte Spoleto

Sunday at Casa Menotti – 2018 Spoleto Concert Season @ Casa Menotti
Apr 15 @ 17:00

Sunday at Casa Menotti
Concert Season Program
www.casamenotti.it

April 8          Duo Chaminade – Women in music
April 15        Quartetto Talenti d’Arte – Opera arias and more
April 22       Musical Metamorphosis – Between music and dance
29 April       Duo Metro Foti – Homage to Liszt
May 6th       Cast Jazz Quartet – Jazzing
May 13         Duo Bottini D’Antò – Operetta mon amour
May 20        Trio Concentus – From Beethoven to Piazzolla
May 27        Duo Oliva Zampini – Bolling Jazz
June 3          Young Concertists

Concert starts: 5.00 pm – followed by cocktails with the artists
Subscription: € 75
For info, costs and reservations on individual concerts contact staff@musemedierranee.it – ​​347 0718564 – 0743 46620
www.musemediterranee.it ​​www.casamenotti.it

Apr
18
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Apr 18 @ 16:30 – 18:30
<!--:it-->Alla scoperta della Natura. Laboratori per bambini dai 5 ai 10 anni<!--:--><!--:en-->Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old<!--:--> @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon" | Spoleto | Umbria | Italia

La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Apr 18 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Apr
20
Fri
Academy of the Obtuses – 2018 Lectures Schedule @ Biblioteca comunale G. Carducci, sala conferenze II piano
Apr 20 @ 17:00
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The Academy of the Obtuses presents the 2018 cycle of Lectures:

Friday 13 April, h 18
For the staircase of piazza Pianciani
Giovanna Martellotti, CBS restauro Roma
Marco Menegotto, Università di Roma La Sapienza
Giuliano Macchia, architect

Friday 20 April, h 17
From Rossini to Rossini: around Moses – Moïse
Biancamaria Brumana, Università degli studi di Perugia

Friday 27 April, h 17
Benedetto Egio da Spoleto: a great  hellenist at the court of cardinal Alessandro Farnese
Ginette Vagenheim, Università di Rouen

Friday 4 May, h 17
book presentation Diary of a judge. My 50 years in the judiciary
by Gabriella Luccioli.
Roberto Laudenzi, Magistrate, Court of Spoleto
Maria Rosaria Marella, Università degli studi di Perugia
Alfonso Marchese, journalist

Wednesday 9 May, h 17
The origin of Man. Researches on human evolution in Africa at the Università di Perugia.
Marco Cherin, Paleonthologist, Università degli studi di Perugia

Wednesday 23 May, h 17
The restoration of the Roman villa in Positano
Bruno Bruni, Coobec

Date tba
Presentation of the issue 54.10 of Spoletium (mag)

(Italiano) Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – Visita tematica @ Spoleto
Apr 20 @ 19:30

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Apr
21
Sat
25 April – 73rd Liberation Day @ Spoleto
Apr 21 – Apr 28 all-day
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Celebrations, ceremonies, meetings, book presentations, film projections, exhibitions and much more in the thick schedule of events organised by the City of Spoleto on the occasion of the 73rd Liberation Day, 25 April 2018.

SATURDAY 21 APRIL

9.45 Cinéma Sala Pegasus, book presentation ‘Lettere da un giovane militare (1942-1945)’

10.30 film projection ‘Tutti a casa’ by Luigi Comencini

SUNDAY 22 APRIL

Cinéma Sala Pegasus, film projection ‘Novecento’ by Bernardo Bertolucci

WEDNESDAY 25 APRIL

9.00 Forca di Cerro, deposition of a laurel wreath in honour of Yougoslavian partizans who fell in battle
9.30 Chiesa San Filippo, Holy Mass and parade along Corso Mazzini by 2° Btg Granatieri ‘Cengio’
10.30 Piazza della Libertà, deposition of a laurel wreath in honour of all fallen soldiers
11.45 Piazza Campello, Monumento ai Caduti, deposition of a laurel wreath
Rocca Albornoziana, deposition of a laurel wreath
17.00 Complesso Monumentale San Nicolò, concert ‘Resistenze’
by ‘La Società dei Musici’, free admission

SATURDAY 28 APRIL

14.00 to 20.00 via A. Saffi exhibition Storia Postale di Spoleto
16.00 Palazzo Mauri, ‘G. Carducci’ Public Library
book presentation ‘Storia Postale di Spoleto’ by Silvio Sorcini and Sante Dionisi

Exhibition “Storia Postale di Spoleto”
via Aurelio Saffi ex Monte di Pietà | 21 April – 1 May 2018
by Circolo Filatelico e Numismatico ‘G Romoli’
open everyday 9.00 – 12.30 | 27, 28 April and 1 May also in the afternoon 16.00 – 20.00 – free admission

Conference on Wine, oil, and art, heritage of the Italian culture @ Rocca Albornoziana
Apr 21 @ 11:00

Saturday 21 April at 11, the Rocca Albornoz in Spoleto will host a conference on Wine, oil, and art, heritage of the Italian culture. Mayor Maria Elena Bececco will provide the institutional greetings. Featured speakers include Paolo Braconi of the Università di Perugia, Paolo Baioletti of Icqrf, and consultant Ilaria Capaccioni.

Moderator: Filippo Benedetti Valentini of Sapere Food.

The Middle Ages? Again? @ Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò
Apr 21 @ 17:00
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The Middle Ages? Again?
Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò
Saturday 21 April, h 17.00

Conversation with Enrico Menestò, President of the Italian Study Centre on Early Middle Ages, and Franco Cardini, professor of Middle Ages’ History at the Scuola Normale Superiore.

The event is included in Le Quattro Stagioni – Primavera a Spoleto, and is organised by the Foundation of the Italian Study Centre on Early Middle Ages.

Apr
22
Sun
On foot on the old Rome-Loreto way – Stage 6: Silvignano – Eggi @ Stazione FS Spoleto
Apr 22 @ 08:15
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Among the activities planned for the recovery of the old footpath from Rome to Loreto, that dates to the Middle Ages, the Spoleto CAI section proposes a hike from Silvignano to Eggi along the Via della Spina and the Sentiero degli Ulivi (Olive Groves’ Trail).

In the afternoon it will be possible to visit the churches in Eggi with professor Romano Cardella.

Info:
Length 9 Km – rise 290 m – descent 560 m – time 4,30 h ca
Medium difficulty – max height above sea level 620 m –  minimum height above sea level 320 m

Schedule:
– 8.15 Meeting at the Spoleto railway station (please be punctual)
– 8.30 shuttle bus leaves toward Silvignano
– 9.15 hike starts from Silvignano toward S.Maria di Reggiano – Bazzano Superiore – Bazzano Inferiore
– 13.45 ca. arrival at Eggi
Participants will have lunch at Eggi and will have a dedicated menu for € 15,00 (to be payed in advance at the Spoleto Tourist Office at the moment of registration – Ufficio Turistico di Spoleto – largo Ferrer, 6 – tel.0743-218620 – info@iat.spoleto.pg.it)
-17.00 shuttle bus returns to Spoleto

Bad weather won’t prevent the hike from taking place. Hiking shoes are compulsory, hiking clothing (anti-rain) is advised.

Info and reservation: Ufficio Informazioni e Accoglienza Turistica di Spoleto largo Ferrer, 6 – tel.0743-218620 – info@iat.spoleto.pg.it

Strolling with the herbalist @ Chiesa di San Pietro
Apr 22 @ 09:30
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The cultural association ArteInfusa will lead a stroll in the nature, to discover forest biodiversity and the officinal uses of spontaneous herbs.
The start will be at 9.30 from the church of San Pietro, and the group will head out to the Giro dei Condotti and the church of San Ponziano. The group will then return to the city centre, to have lunch at the Osteria del Matto; menu includes dishes based on spontaneous herbs.

Participants are advised to carry their water and use comfortable clothes and shoes.

Participation is open to Artinfusa members; the 30-€ participation fee includes lunch; if you’re not a member, you can purchase the 5-€ membership card on the spot, valid for 2018.

For info and reservations, please call Ira at 328 1146503 or email to info.arteinfusa@gmail.com

Sunday at Casa Menotti – 2018 Spoleto Concert Season @ Casa Menotti
Apr 22 @ 17:00

Sunday at Casa Menotti
Concert Season Program
www.casamenotti.it

April 8          Duo Chaminade – Women in music
April 15        Quartetto Talenti d’Arte – Opera arias and more
April 22       Musical Metamorphosis – Between music and dance
29 April       Duo Metro Foti – Homage to Liszt
May 6th       Cast Jazz Quartet – Jazzing
May 13         Duo Bottini D’Antò – Operetta mon amour
May 20        Trio Concentus – From Beethoven to Piazzolla
May 27        Duo Oliva Zampini – Bolling Jazz
June 3          Young Concertists

Concert starts: 5.00 pm – followed by cocktails with the artists
Subscription: € 75
For info, costs and reservations on individual concerts contact staff@musemedierranee.it – ​​347 0718564 – 0743 46620
www.musemediterranee.it ​​www.casamenotti.it

Apr
24
Tue
(Italiano) Dipingo fiori per non farli morire @ Spazi espositivi del Palazzo Comunale
Apr 24 – May 7 all-day
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Apr
25
Wed
Spoleto by bike 2018 @ Museo della Vecchia Ferrovia Spoleto-Norcia
Apr 25 @ 08:00
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The 20-year-old spring bike ride by MTB Club Spoleto and CT Spoleto Bike returns.

Wednesday 25 April, the ride will cover the first part of the Spoleto – Norcia railroad, till Caprareccia, where refreshments will be offered to the participants.

Meeting will be at 8.00 at the beginning of the former railroad, by the former hotel Il Barbarossa. Start is scheduled for 9.30. On the occasion, it will be possible to register for the SpoletoNorcia in MTB of 1-2 Septmeber 2018.

The bike ride is 6,5 km.

In case of bad weather “La Spoleto in Bici” will be delayed to Sunday 29 April.

Info
Mobile 393 23.33.292
Website: www.laspoletonorciainmtb.it
Email: segreteria@mtbclubspoleto.it

Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Apr 25 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Apr 25 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Apr
27
Fri
Academy of the Obtuses – 2018 Lectures Schedule @ Biblioteca comunale G. Carducci, sala conferenze II piano
Apr 27 @ 17:00
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The Academy of the Obtuses presents the 2018 cycle of Lectures:

Friday 13 April, h 18
For the staircase of piazza Pianciani
Giovanna Martellotti, CBS restauro Roma
Marco Menegotto, Università di Roma La Sapienza
Giuliano Macchia, architect

Friday 20 April, h 17
From Rossini to Rossini: around Moses – Moïse
Biancamaria Brumana, Università degli studi di Perugia

Friday 27 April, h 17
Benedetto Egio da Spoleto: a great  hellenist at the court of cardinal Alessandro Farnese
Ginette Vagenheim, Università di Rouen

Friday 4 May, h 17
book presentation Diary of a judge. My 50 years in the judiciary
by Gabriella Luccioli.
Roberto Laudenzi, Magistrate, Court of Spoleto
Maria Rosaria Marella, Università degli studi di Perugia
Alfonso Marchese, journalist

Wednesday 9 May, h 17
The origin of Man. Researches on human evolution in Africa at the Università di Perugia.
Marco Cherin, Paleonthologist, Università degli studi di Perugia

Wednesday 23 May, h 17
The restoration of the Roman villa in Positano
Bruno Bruni, Coobec

Date tba
Presentation of the issue 54.10 of Spoletium (mag)

Let’s Meet at the Rocca – A cycle of lectures @ Rocca Albornoziana - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
Apr 27 @ 17:00
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The Rocca Albornoz – National Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto will host a series of meetings from Friday 27 April through Tuesday 5 June, 2018.

Five lectures by Mariarosaria Salvatore, Fabio Isman, Amedeo Feniello, Chiara Frugoni and Maria Grazia Nico wil focus on history, art history, culture and the Spoletan territory.

The event is organised by Polo museale dell’Umbria, Sistema Museo, Associazione Rocca Albornoziana and ANISA (National association of art history teachers).

Schedule:

27 April at 17.00
Mariarosaria Salvatore
The Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto: hints

11 May at 17.00
Fabio Isman
Presentation of the book Lost art in Italy. Dispersed collections, fleeing masterpieces

17 May at 18.00
Amedeo Feniello
The Middle Ages in “World History of Italy”

25 May at 17.00
Chiara Frugoni
Presentation of the book Life in the Middle Ages. Women, men and, above all, children

5 June at 17.00
Maria Grazia Nico
Cardinal Albornoz and the system of Roccas

Free admission – lectures will be held in Italian

(Italiano) Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – Visita tematica @ Spoleto
Apr 27 @ 19:30

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Apr
28
Sat
SUPERUTOPIAS – Toyscapes by Anna la Touche Riciputo and (H)eart(H)quake by Coletivo Barragem – Exhibition and videoperformance @ Casa dell’Architettura Spoleto – Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive Spoleto
Apr 28 – Jul 15 all-day
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Spoleto House of Architecture– Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts 
28 April 2018, h 17 – 15 July 2018
Fridays-Saturdays-Sundays 10.30-13.00 / 15.30-19.00
Opening: 28 April at 17.00

The Spoleto House of Architecture presents the exhibition LE SUPERUTOPIE toyscapes at Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts, featuring works by Anna Riciputo and the video performance (H)EART((H)QUAKE by Coletivo Barragem (Nivaldo Godoy and Panais Bouki).

Le Superutopie by Anna la Touche Riciputo are a synthesis of a way of looking at the built space through the Toyscapes, toy-landscapes that take shape of landscapes-borders of the utopian subconscious composed by fragments of architecture, art and costumes.

Astounding pop scenarios that are the result of a precise, formal analysis: the architect gathers the richness of the urban landscape, selects the city’s icons, pivots of history, and recomposes them in a contemporary stratigraphy.
The stratigrapy thus assumes the double meaning of a replacement of the work in a new landscape, and of direct, momentous fusion where parts of contemporary architecture blend with fragments of historical architectures.
The video performance (H)EART((H)quake by Coletivo Barragem (Nivaldo Godoy and Panais Bouki), picks up Anna Riciputo’s pop heritage and mixes the authors’ point of view on Spoleto in video sequences, recomposing the historical signs of the city mixed with Festival-Of-Two-World’s icons, all-the -while letting the post-earthquake temporary facilities surface.

The exhibition will be introduced with the catalogue published by ADD-art Edizioni, featuring collaborations bycoordinator of Casa dell’Architettura, architect Fabio Fabiani, director of Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive Spoleto, Gianluca Marziani, Addart curator Alessia Vergari, journalist Andrea Tomasini and the very illustrious architect Adolfo Natalini.

Information:
fb OFARCH Officina d’Architettura

Apr
29
Sun
SPOLETO A COLORI 2018 @ Spoleto
Apr 29 – May 1 all-day
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Spoleto a Colori returns from 29 April to 1 May 2018, with a schedule of events for all ages.

SUNDAY 29 APRIL
Aperitive  from 18:00 to 21:00
by the Chiostro di San Nicolò, live music and dj

MONDAY 30 APRIL
Streetart, then Metamorphosis.
• Workshop “Mettiamoci all’OPERA… Creando” from 16:00 to 20:00 in Piazza Pianciani
• Inflatables, Auditorium della Stella from 15.30
• Street artists from 15:30 (Corso Garibaldi, Piazzetta dell’Erba, Via Portafuga, Torre dell’Olio, Via Salaria, Via Minervio, Piazza del Mercato)
• Mega Baloon Show from 23.00 in Piazza del Mercato
• “METAMORPHOSIS: between history and technology” from 23:30 to 03:00 at the “Rocca Albornoziana” featuring Radio 105’s “LO ZOO” .

TUESDAY 1 MAY
• CREAttività presents “L’Isola che non c’è” at the public gardens in Viale Trento e Trieste: workshops for children aged 0-99.
• COLORbaby from 15:00 to 18:30 with many attractions for the youngest (animation, inflatables, street artists, sport, pony, agility dog)
• COLORmob: the first event in Italy featuring color powder, to have a great time with friends and family.
Starts at 18:00 until 20:30 at the “Ex ferrovia Spoleto-Norcia” parking lot.

All info on www.spoletoacolori.it

The Roman House in Spoleto @ Casa Romana
Apr 29 @ 11:30

Thematic Guided Visits – Spoleto Card
The cultural heritage of Spoletoand surrounding areas

h 11.30
The Roman House in Spoleto
Meeting place: Roman House – ticket counter

Free for Spoleto Card holders
For those who don’t have the Spoleto Card: € 3,00 + the museum’s ticket

Information and reservation:
Soc. Coop. Sistema Museo – Piazza Collicola – Tel. 0743 46434 – 0743 224952
e-mail: info@spoletocard.it
For further information, please visit www.spoletocard.it

Theatre around the crater – A Story in One Go @ Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò
Apr 29 @ 16:00
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Storia tutta d’un fiato (A story in one go)
Theatre play produced by Centro di Produzione teatrale dell’Umbria Fontemaggiore
From “Narco degli Alidosi” by Roberto Piumini
Featuring Enrico De MeoEmanuela FaragliaGiancarlo Vulpes
Lights Pino Bernabei
direction consulting Luca Radaelli
texts Roberto PiuminiLuca Radaelli
direction Enrico De Meo

It is the story of valiant knight Narco, dreaded, and praised, but not for his breath! The greatest saviours experiment to find a cure, yet they can do nothing for his bad breath. But then comes Bladante, his squire, counselor and friend, who goes with him on an adventurous trip in search of Antolfo the Wizard, said to be a miracle man that can rescue the most desperate cases. The great wizard will find a cure, three difficult ordeals to face…

Free admission – limited seats – first come, first served – no reservation

Info: Fontemaggiore centro di produzione teatrale: Tel. 075-5286651 o 075-5289555 – www.fontemaggiore.it
Assessorato alla Cultura Comune di Spoleto Tel. 0743-218615

Long aperitive will follow, Spoleto-A-Colori style, featuring music and DJ set.

Organization: Associazione Spoleto a Colori – Bruno Farroni 335.1289627
E-mail: info@spoletoacolori.it – Sito web: www.spoletoacolori.it

Sunday at Casa Menotti – 2018 Spoleto Concert Season @ Casa Menotti
Apr 29 @ 17:00

Sunday at Casa Menotti
Concert Season Program
www.casamenotti.it

April 8          Duo Chaminade – Women in music
April 15        Quartetto Talenti d’Arte – Opera arias and more
April 22       Musical Metamorphosis – Between music and dance
29 April       Duo Metro Foti – Homage to Liszt
May 6th       Cast Jazz Quartet – Jazzing
May 13         Duo Bottini D’Antò – Operetta mon amour
May 20        Trio Concentus – From Beethoven to Piazzolla
May 27        Duo Oliva Zampini – Bolling Jazz
June 3          Young Concertists

Concert starts: 5.00 pm – followed by cocktails with the artists
Subscription: € 75
For info, costs and reservations on individual concerts contact staff@musemedierranee.it – ​​347 0718564 – 0743 46620
www.musemediterranee.it ​​www.casamenotti.it

Apr
30
Mon
A Noble Walk @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Apr 30 @ 16:30

Thematic Guided Visit

h 16.30
A Noble Walk
Meeting place: Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts – ticket counter

Free for Spoleto Card holders.
For those who don’t have the Spoleto Card, 3€ plus the museum’s ticket.

Information and reservation:
Soc. Coop. Sistema Museo – Piazza Collicola – Tel. 0743 46434 – 0743 224952
e-mail: info@spoletocard.it

For further info, please visit www.spoletocard.it

May
1
Tue
(Italiano) Visite guidate tematiche e Trekking tour – Maggio 2018
May 1 – May 27 all-day

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(Italiano) Spoleto Longobarda – Visita guidata tematica @ Rocca Albornoz
May 1 @ 15:30

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May
2
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
May 2 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

May
4
Fri
(Italiano) IL MAGGIO DEI LIBRI – programma completo @ Spoleto
May 4 – Jun 4 all-day
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Academy of the Obtuses – 2018 Lectures Schedule @ Biblioteca comunale G. Carducci, sala conferenze II piano
May 4 @ 17:00
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The Academy of the Obtuses presents the 2018 cycle of Lectures:

Friday 13 April, h 18
For the staircase of piazza Pianciani
Giovanna Martellotti, CBS restauro Roma
Marco Menegotto, Università di Roma La Sapienza
Giuliano Macchia, architect

Friday 20 April, h 17
From Rossini to Rossini: around Moses – Moïse
Biancamaria Brumana, Università degli studi di Perugia

Friday 27 April, h 17
Benedetto Egio da Spoleto: a great  hellenist at the court of cardinal Alessandro Farnese
Ginette Vagenheim, Università di Rouen

Friday 4 May, h 17
book presentation Diary of a judge. My 50 years in the judiciary
by Gabriella Luccioli.
Roberto Laudenzi, Magistrate, Court of Spoleto
Maria Rosaria Marella, Università degli studi di Perugia
Alfonso Marchese, journalist

Wednesday 9 May, h 17
The origin of Man. Researches on human evolution in Africa at the Università di Perugia.
Marco Cherin, Paleonthologist, Università degli studi di Perugia

Wednesday 23 May, h 17
The restoration of the Roman villa in Positano
Bruno Bruni, Coobec

Date tba
Presentation of the issue 54.10 of Spoletium (mag)

(Italiano) Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – Nobili dimore. I palazzi gentilizi a Spoleto @ Palazzo Collicola e Arti visive
May 4 @ 19:30
The Admission Book – Spring 2018 @ Cinema Sala Pegasus
May 4 @ 21:00

LIBRO D’INGRESSO (admission book) is a proposal that was started in the Spring of 2017 by Victor Maticora and Luis Gabriel Santiago, in collaboration with cinema Sala Pegasus, Associazione Atalante and Assessorato alla Cultura della città di Spoleto; now the series is back with three new plays combined with as many books.

A book will be given to the paying audience, that includes the play’s plot and texts.

Schedule:

Friday 4 May at 21: TRE RACCONTI (Three Short Stories) by Lionello Leonardi featuring Anna Leonardi.

Friday 11 May at 21: LA RANA RIBOLLITA (The Boiled-Over Frog) by Victor Maticora featuring Pietro Biondi.

Friday 18 May at 21: GIORNI PIÙ CORTI (Shorter Days) by Luis Gabriel Santiago featuring Diletta Masetti.

May
6
Sun
Spring Fair @ Viale della Stazione e vie limitrofe
May 6 all-day

The Spring Fair will be held on Sunday, May 28, from 7 am to 9 pm in the area near Spoleto train station.

Booths will sell flowers, plants, household items, food, shoes, bags, handicraft items and much more.

(Italiano) Sui luoghi della fiction di Don Matteo – Trekking urbano @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
May 6 @ 15:30

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Sunday at Casa Menotti – 2018 Spoleto Concert Season @ Casa Menotti
May 6 @ 17:00

Sunday at Casa Menotti
Concert Season Program
www.casamenotti.it

April 8          Duo Chaminade – Women in music
April 15        Quartetto Talenti d’Arte – Opera arias and more
April 22       Musical Metamorphosis – Between music and dance
29 April       Duo Metro Foti – Homage to Liszt
May 6th       Cast Jazz Quartet – Jazzing
May 13         Duo Bottini D’Antò – Operetta mon amour
May 20        Trio Concentus – From Beethoven to Piazzolla
May 27        Duo Oliva Zampini – Bolling Jazz
June 3          Young Concertists

Concert starts: 5.00 pm – followed by cocktails with the artists
Subscription: € 75
For info, costs and reservations on individual concerts contact staff@musemedierranee.it – ​​347 0718564 – 0743 46620
www.musemediterranee.it ​​www.casamenotti.it

May
9
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
May 9 @ 16:30 – 18:30
<!--:it-->Alla scoperta della Natura. Laboratori per bambini dai 5 ai 10 anni<!--:--><!--:en-->Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old<!--:--> @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon" | Spoleto | Umbria | Italia

La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Academy of the Obtuses – 2018 Lectures Schedule @ Biblioteca comunale G. Carducci, sala conferenze II piano
May 9 @ 17:00
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The Academy of the Obtuses presents the 2018 cycle of Lectures:

Friday 13 April, h 18
For the staircase of piazza Pianciani
Giovanna Martellotti, CBS restauro Roma
Marco Menegotto, Università di Roma La Sapienza
Giuliano Macchia, architect

Friday 20 April, h 17
From Rossini to Rossini: around Moses – Moïse
Biancamaria Brumana, Università degli studi di Perugia

Friday 27 April, h 17
Benedetto Egio da Spoleto: a great  hellenist at the court of cardinal Alessandro Farnese
Ginette Vagenheim, Università di Rouen

Friday 4 May, h 17
book presentation Diary of a judge. My 50 years in the judiciary
by Gabriella Luccioli.
Roberto Laudenzi, Magistrate, Court of Spoleto
Maria Rosaria Marella, Università degli studi di Perugia
Alfonso Marchese, journalist

Wednesday 9 May, h 17
The origin of Man. Researches on human evolution in Africa at the Università di Perugia.
Marco Cherin, Paleonthologist, Università degli studi di Perugia

Wednesday 23 May, h 17
The restoration of the Roman villa in Positano
Bruno Bruni, Coobec

Date tba
Presentation of the issue 54.10 of Spoletium (mag)

May
10
Thu
(Italiano) Il Grande Viaggio Insieme – Conad
May 10 – May 12 all-day
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(Italiano) Uso consapevole di internet @ Aula Magna della scuola ITIS Spoleto
May 10 @ 14:30

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Ladies’ teatime – Chats among women who have something to say @ Palazzo Collicola
May 10 @ 17:30
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Ladies’ teatime – Chats among women who have something to say

Featuring naturopath, percussionist and folk-singer Maria Paola Scirpo

Free admission

By Associazione Teodelapio

May
11
Fri
(Italiano) Fabio Isman alla Rocca Albornoz
May 11 @ 17:00 – 18:00
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Let’s Meet at the Rocca – A cycle of lectures @ Rocca Albornoziana - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
May 11 @ 17:00
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The Rocca Albornoz – National Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto will host a series of meetings from Friday 27 April through Tuesday 5 June, 2018.

Five lectures by Mariarosaria Salvatore, Fabio Isman, Amedeo Feniello, Chiara Frugoni and Maria Grazia Nico wil focus on history, art history, culture and the Spoletan territory.

The event is organised by Polo museale dell’Umbria, Sistema Museo, Associazione Rocca Albornoziana and ANISA (National association of art history teachers).

Schedule:

27 April at 17.00
Mariarosaria Salvatore
The Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto: hints

11 May at 17.00
Fabio Isman
Presentation of the book Lost art in Italy. Dispersed collections, fleeing masterpieces

17 May at 18.00
Amedeo Feniello
The Middle Ages in “World History of Italy”

25 May at 17.00
Chiara Frugoni
Presentation of the book Life in the Middle Ages. Women, men and, above all, children

5 June at 17.00
Maria Grazia Nico
Cardinal Albornoz and the system of Roccas

Free admission – lectures will be held in Italian

(Italiano) Canapa Nera. Guardavo le macerie e immaginavo il futuro @ Rocca Albornoz - Sala Eugenio IV
May 11 @ 18:30
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(Italiano) Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – Aeroporto di Spoleto @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
May 11 @ 19:30
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The Admission Book – Spring 2018 @ Cinema Sala Pegasus
May 11 @ 21:00

LIBRO D’INGRESSO (admission book) is a proposal that was started in the Spring of 2017 by Victor Maticora and Luis Gabriel Santiago, in collaboration with cinema Sala Pegasus, Associazione Atalante and Assessorato alla Cultura della città di Spoleto; now the series is back with three new plays combined with as many books.

A book will be given to the paying audience, that includes the play’s plot and texts.

Schedule:

Friday 4 May at 21: TRE RACCONTI (Three Short Stories) by Lionello Leonardi featuring Anna Leonardi.

Friday 11 May at 21: LA RANA RIBOLLITA (The Boiled-Over Frog) by Victor Maticora featuring Pietro Biondi.

Friday 18 May at 21: GIORNI PIÙ CORTI (Shorter Days) by Luis Gabriel Santiago featuring Diletta Masetti.

May
12
Sat
(Italiano) Canapa nera. Guardavo le macerie e immaginavo il futuro @ Rocca Albornoz -Museo Nazionale del Ducato
May 12 – Jul 15 all-day
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(Italiano) L’Umbria ed il terremoto. Prevenzione e Recupero del Patrimonio culturale – Nuove opportunità per i giovani @ Palazzo Mauri
May 12 @ 10:00
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(Italiano) I concerti del sabato in galleria – Napoli @ Sala Pegasus
May 12 @ 16:30
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May
13
Sun
(Italiano) IL MAGGIO DEI LIBRI – per bambini e famiglie @ Biblioteca Comunale G. Carducci - Palazzo Mauri
May 13 @ 09:30 – 18:00

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Theatre around the crater – Teatro Ridens @ Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò
May 13 @ 16:00
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Teatro Ridens theatre play produced by Centro di Produzione teatrale dell’Umbria Fontemaggiore
By and with Giorgio Donati
dramatization Giorgio testa
direction Giorgio Donati and Jacob Olesen

Conceived as a seminar, the play is a quick course on comedy, complete with a final examination for the audience, to illustrate the scientific nature and power of this ancient theatre form. Created to explain the essential aspects of comedy in an innovative way, the play utilizes interactive theatre techniques to disclose rules, tricks and secrets, learning for instance how to create the illusion of an escalator or of a tapis-roulant, or how to painlessly slap someone. In the end, past the exams, the audience will be more aware of the mechanism that rule gags and sketches, and will discover the possibility of creating an unimaginable poetic world starting from simple daily situations. Dazed yet unchained professors Giorgio Donati and Jacob Olesen, the Umbrian and the Dane, exploit the pedagogy og great Parisian maestro Jacques Lecoq, and their 30-year theatre experience.

Info: Fontemaggiore centro di produzione teatrale Tel. 075-5286651 o 075-5289555
www.fontemaggiore.it

Assessorato alla Cultura Comune di Spoleto Tel. 0743-218615

Free admission – limited seats – first come, first served – no reservation

Sunday at Casa Menotti – 2018 Spoleto Concert Season @ Casa Menotti
May 13 @ 17:00

Sunday at Casa Menotti
Concert Season Program
www.casamenotti.it

April 8          Duo Chaminade – Women in music
April 15        Quartetto Talenti d’Arte – Opera arias and more
April 22       Musical Metamorphosis – Between music and dance
29 April       Duo Metro Foti – Homage to Liszt
May 6th       Cast Jazz Quartet – Jazzing
May 13         Duo Bottini D’Antò – Operetta mon amour
May 20        Trio Concentus – From Beethoven to Piazzolla
May 27        Duo Oliva Zampini – Bolling Jazz
June 3          Young Concertists

Concert starts: 5.00 pm – followed by cocktails with the artists
Subscription: € 75
For info, costs and reservations on individual concerts contact staff@musemedierranee.it – ​​347 0718564 – 0743 46620
www.musemediterranee.it ​​www.casamenotti.it

(Italiano) Raggio di Maggio – Incontro tra Poesia e Musica @ Il Panciolle
May 13 @ 17:00

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May
16
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
May 16 @ 16:30 – 18:30
<!--:it-->Alla scoperta della Natura. Laboratori per bambini dai 5 ai 10 anni<!--:--><!--:en-->Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old<!--:--> @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon" | Spoleto | Umbria | Italia

La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

May
17
Thu
Let’s Meet at the Rocca – A cycle of lectures @ Rocca Albornoz - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
May 17 @ 18:00
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The Rocca Albornoz – National Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto will host a series of meetings from Friday 27 April through Tuesday 5 June, 2018.

Five lectures by Mariarosaria Salvatore, Fabio Isman, Amedeo Feniello, Chiara Frugoni and Maria Grazia Nico wil focus on history, art history, culture and the Spoletan territory.

The event is organised by Polo museale dell’Umbria, Sistema Museo, Associazione Rocca Albornoziana and ANISA (National association of art history teachers).

Schedule:

27 April at 17.00
Mariarosaria Salvatore
The Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto: hints

2 May at 17.00
Fabio Isman
Presentation of the book Lost art in Italy. Dispersed collections, fleeing masterpieces

17 May at 18.00
Amedeo Feniello
The Middle Ages in “World History of Italy”

25 May at 17.00
Chiara Frugoni
Presentation of the book Life in the Middle Ages. Women, men and, above all, children

5 June at 17.00
Maria Grazia Nico
Cardinal Albornoz and the system of Roccas

Free admission – lectures will be held in Italian

May
18
Fri
RECOUNTING HISTORY – Meetings at the Spoleto Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre @ Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano
May 18 @ 17:00
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Second cycle of conferences Recounting History, a project in collaboration with GraficArte Severini and Astra Onlus.

At each meeting, participants will receive didactic kits and an ebook will be created, featuring last year’s conferences’ contents.

On the occasion of the conference, admission to the Museum is free. All conferences are in Italian.

Future meetings:

Friday 16 May
THE ANCIENT CITY OF GUBBIO: NEW DATA FOR ITS KNOWLEDGE
Luana Cenciaioli – Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Musei Archeologici Nazionali di Perugia e Orvieto

Friday 1 June
TOMBS FROM THE VALNERINA AT THE SPOLETO ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Chiara Procacci – Archaeologist
Maria Angela Turchetti – Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano di Spoleto

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – On the places of “Don Matteo” TV series @ Casa Romana
May 18 @ 18:30
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City Trekking
On the places of “Don Matteo” TV series
Walking through the historic centre of the city you will discover the places where one of the most popular Italian TV series was shot. The itinerary will be framed by the famous Piazza Duomo, charming location of many scenes, and by the beautiful view of the Ponte delle Torri and the Rocca Albornoziana.

The evening continues with an aperitif.

Event in collaboration of Con Spoleto – Consorzio Albergatori di Spoleto.

Participation fee:
Guided tour – full price € 7.00
Guided tour – reduced price € 5,00 – for Spoleto Card and loyal guests
Aperitif – € 5.00

Reservations before 13:00 on Fridays are recommended:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743 46434

The Admission Book – Spring 2018 @ Cinema Sala Pegasus
May 18 @ 21:00

LIBRO D’INGRESSO (admission book) is a proposal that was started in the Spring of 2017 by Victor Maticora and Luis Gabriel Santiago, in collaboration with cinema Sala Pegasus, Associazione Atalante and Assessorato alla Cultura della città di Spoleto; now the series is back with three new plays combined with as many books.

A book will be given to the paying audience, that includes the play’s plot and texts.

Schedule:

Friday 4 May at 21: TRE RACCONTI (Three Short Stories) by Lionello Leonardi featuring Anna Leonardi.

Friday 11 May at 21: LA RANA RIBOLLITA (The Boiled-Over Frog) by Victor Maticora featuring Pietro Biondi.

Friday 18 May at 21: GIORNI PIÙ CORTI (Shorter Days) by Luis Gabriel Santiago featuring Diletta Masetti.

May
19
Sat
(Italiano) Arcobaleno di note – saggi finali della Scuola di Musica e Danza “Alessandro Onofri” @ Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò
May 19 @ 15:45
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(Italiano) Raggio di Maggio – Incontro tra Poesia e Musica @ Hotel San Luca
May 19 @ 17:00
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(Italiano) La Notte Europea dei Musei 2018
May 19 @ 19:30
(Italiano) La Notte Europea dei Musei 2018 – La gioiosa vita di Alexander Calder, video proiezione @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
May 19 @ 20:30
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(Italiano) La Notte Europea dei Musei 2018 – A Lume di Candela, visita guidata
May 19 @ 21:00
May
20
Sun
Sunday at Casa Menotti – 2018 Spoleto Concert Season @ Casa Menotti
May 20 @ 17:00

Sunday at Casa Menotti
Concert Season Program
www.casamenotti.it

April 8          Duo Chaminade – Women in music
April 15        Quartetto Talenti d’Arte – Opera arias and more
April 22       Musical Metamorphosis – Between music and dance
29 April       Duo Metro Foti – Homage to Liszt
May 6th       Cast Jazz Quartet – Jazzing
May 13         Duo Bottini D’Antò – Operetta mon amour
May 20        Trio Concentus – From Beethoven to Piazzolla
May 27        Duo Oliva Zampini – Bolling Jazz
June 3          Young Concertists

Concert starts: 5.00 pm – followed by cocktails with the artists
Subscription: € 75
For info, costs and reservations on individual concerts contact staff@musemedierranee.it – ​​347 0718564 – 0743 46620
www.musemediterranee.it ​​www.casamenotti.it

May
21
Mon
(Italiano) Proiezione del film MANUEL e incontro con il regista Dario Albertini @ Cinéma Sala Pegasus
May 21 @ 18:00

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(Italiano) Proiezione del film MANUEL e incontro con il regista Dario Albertini @ Cinéma Sala Pegasus
May 21 @ 21:30

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May
23
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
May 23 @ 16:30 – 18:30
<!--:it-->Alla scoperta della Natura. Laboratori per bambini dai 5 ai 10 anni<!--:--><!--:en-->Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old<!--:--> @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon" | Spoleto | Umbria | Italia

La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

(Italiano) Le parole di Giovanni Falcone – Anniversario di Capaci @ Caffè Letterario-Palazzo Mauri
May 23 @ 16:45

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Academy of the Obtuses – 2018 Lectures Schedule @ Biblioteca comunale G. Carducci, sala conferenze II piano
May 23 @ 17:00
<!--:it-->Accademia degli ottusi - Rassegna di Conferenze 2018<!--:--><!--:en-->Academy of the Obtuses - 2018 Lectures Schedule<!--:--> @ Biblioteca comunale G. Carducci, sala conferenze II piano | Spoleto | Umbria | Italia

The Academy of the Obtuses presents the 2018 cycle of Lectures:

Friday 13 April, h 18
For the staircase of piazza Pianciani
Giovanna Martellotti, CBS restauro Roma
Marco Menegotto, Università di Roma La Sapienza
Giuliano Macchia, architect

Friday 20 April, h 17
From Rossini to Rossini: around Moses – Moïse
Biancamaria Brumana, Università degli studi di Perugia

Friday 27 April, h 17
Benedetto Egio da Spoleto: a great  hellenist at the court of cardinal Alessandro Farnese
Ginette Vagenheim, Università di Rouen

Friday 4 May, h 17
book presentation Diary of a judge. My 50 years in the judiciary
by Gabriella Luccioli.
Roberto Laudenzi, Magistrate, Court of Spoleto
Maria Rosaria Marella, Università degli studi di Perugia
Alfonso Marchese, journalist

Wednesday 9 May, h 17
The origin of Man. Researches on human evolution in Africa at the Università di Perugia.
Marco Cherin, Paleonthologist, Università degli studi di Perugia

Wednesday 23 May, h 17
The restoration of the Roman villa in Positano
Bruno Bruni, Coobec

Date tba
Presentation of the issue 54.10 of Spoletium (mag)

May
25
Fri
(Italiano) Campionato Nazionale Elite e Grand Prix delle Società di Ginnastica Ritmica @ PalaRota
May 25 – May 27 all-day
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Let’s Meet at the Rocca – A cycle of lectures @ Rocca Albornoziana - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
May 25 @ 17:00
<!--:it-->Incontriamoci alla Rocca - Ciclo di conferenze<!--:--><!--:en-->Let's Meet at the Rocca - A cycle of lectures<!--:--> @ Rocca Albornoziana - Museo Nazionale del Ducato | Spoleto | Umbria | Italia

The Rocca Albornoz – National Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto will host a series of meetings from Friday 27 April through Tuesday 5 June, 2018.

Five lectures by Mariarosaria Salvatore, Fabio Isman, Amedeo Feniello, Chiara Frugoni and Maria Grazia Nico wil focus on history, art history, culture and the Spoletan territory.

The event is organised by Polo museale dell’Umbria, Sistema Museo, Associazione Rocca Albornoziana and ANISA (National association of art history teachers).

Schedule:

27 April at 17.00
Mariarosaria Salvatore
The Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto: hints

11 May at 17.00
Fabio Isman
Presentation of the book Lost art in Italy. Dispersed collections, fleeing masterpieces

17 May at 18.00
Amedeo Feniello
The Middle Ages in “World History of Italy”

25 May at 17.00
Chiara Frugoni
Presentation of the book Life in the Middle Ages. Women, men and, above all, children

5 June at 17.00
Maria Grazia Nico
Cardinal Albornoz and the system of Roccas

Free admission – lectures will be held in Italian

(Italiano) Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – ARTquake. Samuel ha un anno, quasi due @ Palazzo Collicola e Arti Visive
May 25 @ 19:30
May
26
Sat
VIVI LA VIA – Urban trekking with tourist guide in the footsteps of St. Francis @ Spoleto - Ritrovo in Piazza Duomo
May 26 @ 10:00 – 12:00
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The Municipality of Spoleto, in collaboration with Consorzio Francesco’s Ways, join the event VIVI LA VIA, which will take place along the Via di Francesco / St. Francis Way on 25, 26 and 27 May.

The event aims at giving value to the culture of walking and pilgrimage, with due regard for those who choose to embark on the journey, in harmony with the environment and the territory, and thanks to the active involvement of associations and local communities who live along the way.

The historical link between St. Francis and Spoleto is well known: “Nihil jucundius vidi valle mea spoletana” is the phrase traditionally attributed to the Saint, who deeply loved the beauty of the mountains, watercourses and ancient forests that surround the city and that for Francis were one of the most joyful representations of creation and God.

There are many traces of the passage of Francis in Spoleto’s historical centre, which, on Saturday 26 May, will be the object of an urban trekking, aimed at telling how, even after almost eight centuries, the entire territory is still permeated by the figure of the “poor man” of Assisi.

The departure is scheduled from Piazza Duomo where, through the visit to the Cathedral of S. Maria Assunta and the Letter of St. Francis to Brother Leone, the Franciscan presence in Spoleto will be illustrated.

You will then move to Piazza Campello with a visit to the outside of the complex of San Simone.

The final part of the trek will include the tour of the fortress to talk about the first Franciscan settlement on the Colle Sant’Elia and present the sacredness of Monteluco at the beginning of Franciscanism.

Departure at 10.00 a.m.
Duration: 2 h approx

FREE PARTICIPATION – ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED

SPOLETO Tourist Office
Tel 0743 218620

info@iat.spoleto.pg.it

(Italiano) Laboratorio gratuito USO CONSAPEVOLE DI INTERNET – S.O.S ON LINE – Una guida pratica per genitori di adolescenti @ Aula Magna Scuola ITIS
May 26 @ 16:00

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(Italiano) Arcobaleno di note – saggi finali della Scuola di Musica e Danza “Alessandro Onofri” @ Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti
May 26 @ 16:30
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(Italiano) Raggio di Maggio – Incontro tra Poesia e Musica @ Chiesa S.S. Giovanni e Paolo
May 26 @ 17:00
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(Italiano) GRAND HOTEL HOSPITAL – a cura di AGLAIA @ Teatro Caio Melisso
May 26 @ 21:00
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May
27
Sun
VIVI LA VIA – Excursions on the St. Francis Way @ Spoleto - Monteluco
May 27 all-day
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The Municipality of Spoleto, in collaboration with Consorzio Francesco’s Ways, join the event VIVI LA VIA, which will take place along the Via di Francesco / St. Francis Way on 25, 26 and 27 May.

The event aims at giving value to the culture of walking and pilgrimage, with due regard for those who choose to embark on the journey, in harmony with the environment and the territory, and thanks to the active involvement of associations and local communities who live along the way.

Sunday, May 27, in Spoleto, you can participate in 3 different types of routes, to be faced on foot (in collaboration with the CAI Spoleto), by mountain bike (in collaboration with MTB Club) and horseback (in collaboration with Natura a Cavallo, Horse Centre Somma and Spoleto Country Club).

The event will be a special opportunity to discover the St. Francis Way and the places linked to the Saint in the stretch of the route on Spoleto’s territory, but will also offer musical and gastronomic events.

Participation is free of charge upon reservation.

Walking Itinerary
We will follow with possible variations the CAI ring path n. 1 that, starting from the Basilica of San Pietro and passing by the Church of San Giuliano, reaches Monteluco along the west side of the mountain. Return to Spoleto along the so-called “corta” (shortcut).
Altitude difference: about 500 m.

Mountain bike Itinerary
We will start from the Basilica of San Pietro and, after the Church of San Giuliano, we will reach the path for the Sasso Forato and we will reach Monteluco after passing through the hamlet of Le Aie. Return to Spoleto through Hotel del Matto, Valcieca and Giro dei Condotti.
Altitude difference: about 600 m.

Itinerary on horseback
From the SS Flaminia, South of Spoleto, we will take the Strada dei Patricani, CAI path n. 6, pass through the hamlet of I Camini and then reach Monteluco. Return to Spoleto along the “corta” (shortcut).
Altitude difference: about 500 m.

PROGRAMME

8.30         Gathering of participants at Piazzale Roma (Spoleto SUD exit)
9.00         Departure for Monteluco
12.00       Arrival in Monteluco
Medieval music with the Aegletes

13.00       Snack* or Lunch**
Possibility of guided tours of the Convent of St Francis accompanied by the friars
16.00       Departure for Spoleto

Snack: cured meat and cheese or sandwiches by Piero Quaglietti ‘s Chioschetto (variable price)
Lunch: full meal by Ferretti and Paradiso restaurants (€ 15, limited places, upon reservation).

FREE EVENT
Booking required before 18.00 on Saturday 26 May

We recommend technical clothing and a minimum of athletic preparation.

For info and reservations:

Itineraries on foot and in mtb
IAT SPOLETO
Tel 0743 218620
info@iat.spoleto.pg.it

Itinerary on horseback
NATURA A CAVALLO
Sergio Parmegiani Palmieri
Tel 335 6041439

(Italiano) X Giornata Nazionale delle Miniere @ Museo delle Miniere di Morgnano
May 27 @ 10:30
(Italiano) Una sera di maggio – V edizione @ Caffè letterario Palazzo Mauri
May 27 @ 16:30

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Sunday at Casa Menotti – 2018 Spoleto Concert Season @ Casa Menotti
May 27 @ 17:00

Sunday at Casa Menotti
Concert Season Program
www.casamenotti.it

April 8          Duo Chaminade – Women in music
April 15        Quartetto Talenti d’Arte – Opera arias and more
April 22       Musical Metamorphosis – Between music and dance
29 April       Duo Metro Foti – Homage to Liszt
May 6th       Cast Jazz Quartet – Jazzing
May 13         Duo Bottini D’Antò – Operetta mon amour
May 20        Trio Concentus – From Beethoven to Piazzolla
May 27        Duo Oliva Zampini – Bolling Jazz
June 3          Young Concertists

Concert starts: 5.00 pm – followed by cocktails with the artists
Subscription: € 75
For info, costs and reservations on individual concerts contact staff@musemedierranee.it – ​​347 0718564 – 0743 46620
www.musemediterranee.it ​​www.casamenotti.it

(Italiano) GRAND HOTEL HOSPITAL – a cura di AGLAIA @ Teatro Caio Melisso
May 27 @ 18:00
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May
30
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
May 30 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

May
31
Thu
(Italiano) Io e Don Chisciotte – Mostra di Maurizio Orsolini @ Centro Culturale Poli d'Arte
May 31 – Jun 17 all-day

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(Italiano) VIII COMITATO SCIENTIFICO A.MI. UMBRIA – Studio delle cenosi fungine del comprensorio spoletino @ Albergo Ferretti - Monteluco
May 31 – Jun 3 all-day

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Jun
1
Fri
(Italiano) 3SOME – Metallo Pietra Colore @ Via Saffi 18
Jun 1 – Jun 10 all-day

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Spoleto in Fiore @ Spoleto
Jun 1 – Jun 3 all-day
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Spoleto in Fiore is an exhibition of fruit plants, garden plants, garden furniture, flowers, organic and typical products, organized by the Pro Loco di Spoleto “A. Busetti” with the patronage of the Municipality of Spoleto, the Umbria Region and Unpli Umbria.

The event will take place in the historical centre of the town from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 June 2018 and will involve Piazza Pianciani, Corso Mazzini, Largo Ferrer, Piazza della Libertà, Via Brignone and Piazza Fontana.

The event’s poster has been created in collaboration with the students of the Liceo Artistico Leoncillo Leonardi of Spoleto.

(Italiano) Visite guidate tematiche e Trekking tour – Giugno 2018
Jun 1 – Jun 29 all-day
(Italiano) FESTA DELLA REPUBBLICA – I 70 anni della Costituzione – Conferenza @ Biblioteca Comunale "G. Carducci"
Jun 1 @ 10:30
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RECOUNTING HISTORY – Meetings at the Spoleto Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre @ Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano
Jun 1 @ 17:00
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Second cycle of conferences Recounting History, a project in collaboration with GraficArte Severini and Astra Onlus.

At each meeting, participants will receive didactic kits and an ebook will be created, featuring last year’s conferences’ contents.

On the occasion of the conference, admission to the Museum is free. All conferences are in Italian.

Future meetings:

Friday 1 June
TOMBS FROM THE VALNERINA AT THE SPOLETO ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Chiara Procacci – Archaeologist
Maria Angela Turchetti – Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano di Spoleto

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – THE MAGIC OF SUNSET @ Spoleto
Jun 1 @ 19:30
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event by Sistema Museo, waits for you on Friday 1 June 2018 at 19.30 with a city trekking dedicated to The Magic of Sunset. An expert guide will lead the visit around the fortress that will allow for admiring Spoleto’s famous monuments from a different perspective.

The appointment is at 19.30 by the Casa Romana (Via di Visiale).

The stroll will be followed by an aperitive, thanks to the collaboration with Con Spoleto – the Spoleto hotel managers’ association.

Participation fee
Guided visit – Full € 7,00
Guided visit – Reductions € 5,00 for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitive – € 5,00

Reservation is strongly encouraged, deadline on Friday at 13.00:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

Jun
2
Sat
DEGUSTO – Wine and Food Festival @ Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò
Jun 2 – Jun 3 all-day

After last year’s success, DEGUSTO festival returns on 2nd and 3rd June 2018: a two-day event dedicated to wine and food enthusiasts, focused on local produce and wine: tastings, cooking shows, artisanal ice cream workshops etc.

But also food design, workshops for children, DJs and live music.

All in the splendid setting of the San Nicolò Monumental Complex.

Further info and programme: www.degustospoleto.it

(Italiano) FESTA DELLA REPUBBLICA – Celebrazione con deposizione corona @ Piazza della Libertà
Jun 2 @ 11:00
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Grand Choral Concert @ Rocca Albornoziana
Jun 2 @ 21:00

Associazione Culturale “L’Orfeo” di Spoleto
XXVI CONCERT SEASON – CONCERT #334

curated by Fabrizio Ammetto

Spoleto, Rocca Albornoziana – Saturday June 2, 2018, h. 21

L’InCanto della Rocca
Grand Choral Concert at the Rocca Albornoziana

On the occasion of the 75th birthday of Master Valentino Miserachs Grau.
Organist, composer and choir director, former Dean of the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome, Master of the Liberian Musical Chapel (Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore – Rome)

Choirs: “Laudesi Umbri” from Spoleto and Porziuncula choir
Organist: Angelo Silvio Rosati
Director: Valentino Miserachs Grau

Choral pieces by V. Miserachs Grau

Free entry

Jun
3
Sun
St. Anthony Fair @ Viale Trento e Trieste
Jun 3 all-day

The Fair of St. Anthony returns in viale Trento e Trieste on Sunday 3 June, from 8 to 22. 50 stands will be present, showing a wide range of products.

Renaissance Dance – Guided visit and workshop @ Rocca Albornoziana
Jun 3 @ 15:30
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Sunday 3 June 2018, Sistema Museo, in collaboration with the Museo Nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto and Associazione culturale P.A.M., presents Corteous Dancing – Workshop of Renaissance Dance led by Enrica Sabatini.
The experience starts at the Rocca Albornoz at 15.30 with Stories of Love and Weapons, a special guided visit at the Camera Pinta.

A workshop of Renaissance dance will follow at ore 16.00, led by dancer and musician Enrica Sabatini, to experience ancient coreographies narrated in important Renaissance treatises, a dive into the past to understand the present.

The event is addressed to all, adults and families including children aged > 9 yo.
Participation is subject to reservation, deadline is Sunday 3 June at 13.00.

GUIDED VISIT – Stories of Love and Weapons – h 15.30
30 minutes ca
Admission fee: € 3,00, free for the Young under the age of 14 and for Spoleto Card holders.

Workshop of Renaissance Dance – Corteous Dancing – h 16.00
1 hour ca
Admission fee: € 8,00; € 6,00 for Spoleto Card holders and kids aged 9 to 16, free for younger children till the age of 8.

Information and reservations:
Sistema Museo
Tel. 0743/224952
spoleto@sistemamuseo.it
Spoleto Card | www.spoletocard.it

Sunday at Casa Menotti – 2018 Spoleto Concert Season @ Casa Menotti
Jun 3 @ 17:00

Sunday at Casa Menotti
Concert Season Program
www.casamenotti.it

April 8          Duo Chaminade – Women in music
April 15        Quartetto Talenti d’Arte – Opera arias and more
April 22       Musical Metamorphosis – Between music and dance
29 April       Duo Metro Foti – Homage to Liszt
May 6th       Cast Jazz Quartet – Jazzing
May 13         Duo Bottini D’Antò – Operetta mon amour
May 20        Trio Concentus – From Beethoven to Piazzolla
May 27        Duo Oliva Zampini – Bolling Jazz
June 3          Young Concertists

Concert starts: 5.00 pm – followed by cocktails with the artists
Subscription: € 75
For info, costs and reservations on individual concerts contact staff@musemedierranee.it – ​​347 0718564 – 0743 46620
www.musemediterranee.it ​​www.casamenotti.it

Jun
5
Tue
Let’s Meet at the Rocca – A cycle of lectures @ Rocca Albornoziana - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
Jun 5 @ 17:00
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The Rocca Albornoz – National Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto will host a series of meetings from Friday 27 April through Tuesday 5 June, 2018.

Five lectures by Mariarosaria Salvatore, Fabio Isman, Amedeo Feniello, Chiara Frugoni and Maria Grazia Nico wil focus on history, art history, culture and the Spoletan territory.

The event is organised by Polo museale dell’Umbria, Sistema Museo, Associazione Rocca Albornoziana and ANISA (National association of art history teachers).

Schedule:

27 April at 17.00
Mariarosaria Salvatore
The Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto: hints

11 May at 17.00
Fabio Isman
Presentation of the book Lost art in Italy. Dispersed collections, fleeing masterpieces

17 May at 18.00
Amedeo Feniello
The Middle Ages in “World History of Italy”

25 May at 17.00
Chiara Frugoni
Presentation of the book Life in the Middle Ages. Women, men and, above all, children

5 June at 17.00
Maria Grazia Nico
Cardinal Albornoz and the system of Roccas

Free admission – lectures will be held in Italian

Jun
6
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Jun 6 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Jun
8
Fri
(Italiano) Corto Maltese e il fascino dell’avventura @ Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Jun 8 @ 18:00
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – Church of SS. John and Paul @ Chiesa dei SS Giovanni e Paolo
Jun 8 @ 19:30
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event by Sistema Museo, dedicates the meeting of Friday 8 June 2018 to one of Spoleto’s most interesting art chests, the Church of SS John and Paul.
You will find some among the most interesting evidences of local painting inside, including a very rare representation of Thomas Becket’s martyrdom.

The appointment is at 19.30 by the small church in piazzetta San Giovanni e Paolo.

The event will be followed by an aperitive, thanks to Con Spoleto – the Spoleto hotel managers’ association.

Participation fee
Guided visit – Full € 7,00
Guided visit – Reduction € 5,00 for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitive – € 5,00

Please reserve within Friday at 13.00:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

Jun
9
Sat
(Italiano) Concerto dei cantanti del Teatro Lirico Sperimentale @ Sala Monterosso di Villa Redenta
Jun 9 @ 18:00

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Jun
10
Sun
Feast of the Military Navy
Jun 10 @ 10:30 – 12:30

Feast of the Military Navy
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the extraordinary deeds of Premuda during WWI, Spoleto honours the Feast of the Military Navy. 80 members will be accompanied by Maria Giuseppina Rizzo, granddaughter of hero Luigi Rizzo.

Schedule:
– 10,30 Mass in the church of Santa Rita;
– 11,30 Laurel wreath deposition at the Monumento ai Marinai (via Martiri delle Fosse Ardeatine)
– 12,30 meeting at the restaurant “Sale in zucca”.

By Gruppo ANMI Spoleto

Jun
13
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Jun 13 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Jun
15
Fri
54th Race of the Vaporetti @ Spoleto
Jun 15 – Jun 17 all-day
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The 54th Race of the Vaporetti, a race at breakneck speed through upper Spoleto, will take place from June 15th to June 17th 2018.

Vaporetti are small carts on iron wheels, with a team of two, a pusher and a driver. The name comes from a steam-engine coach, the ‘vaporiera’, that from 1902 to 1909 used to serve the Spoleto-Norcia route, the first in Italy.

The race, which takes place along the streets that cross the historic city centre, has established itself as a successful local tradition, attracting every year an increasing number of spoletini and visitors.

Programme:

9 June – Piazza Garibaldi (presentation of participating crews and selection of Miss Vaporetto contestants)
15 June – city circuit (tests at night)
16 June – city circuit (tests and race in the afternoon and evening)
17 June – city circuit (race)

Organization: Associazione Corsa dei Vaporetti di Spoleto ASD, in collaboration with AVIS Spoleto.

Info: www.vaporettispoleto.it

(Italiano) Hot Anthology – Anna Leonardi legge ‘La Paura del Sonno’ di Pirandello
Jun 15 @ 18:00 – 19:30
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – The Gallery at the Piano Nobile @ Palazzo Collicola
Jun 15 @ 19:30
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event by Sistema Museo, waits for you on Friday 15 June 2018 at 19.30 at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive with an appointment dedicated to the Gallery at the Piano Nobile, one of Palazzo Collicola’s most charming spaces.
The 18th-century-old temperas that decorate the walls will be under the lens, to try and interpret the complex iconographic programme that inspired its realization.

The visit will be followed by an aperitive, thanks to the collaboration with Con Spoleto – the Spoleto hotel managers’ association.

Participation fee
Guided visit – Full € 7,00
Guided visit – Discounts € 5,00 for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitive – € 5,00

Please reserve within Friday at 13.00:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

Jun
16
Sat
(Italiano) Il tempo buono
Jun 16 all-day
(Italiano) L’incommensurabile valore dei ricordi di Andrea Pinchi
Jun 16 @ 12:00 – 13:00
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(Italiano) CANDIDO – Il migliore dei mondi possibili @ Chiesa di San Gregorio Maggiore - Sala Antonelli
Jun 16 @ 19:00

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Jun
17
Sun
(Italiano) Raduno Ducati 2018. Domenica 17 giugno
Jun 17 all-day
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Jun
20
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Jun 20 @ 16:30 – 18:30
<!--:it-->Alla scoperta della Natura. Laboratori per bambini dai 5 ai 10 anni<!--:--><!--:en-->Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old<!--:--> @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon" | Spoleto | Umbria | Italia

La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Jun
21
Thu
(Italiano) Festa della Musica 2018 – IN COMPAGNIA DEL LIUTAIO @ Rocca Albornoziana - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
Jun 21 @ 18:00

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Jun
22
Fri
32nd Sagra of Gnocchi, Pork and Trebbiano spoletino wine @ Località San Brizio
Jun 22 – Jul 1 all-day

San Brizio, June 22 – July 1, 2018
32nd Sagra of Gnocchi, Pork and Trebbiano spoletino wine

In Italy, a sagra is a local festival, very often dedicated to some specific local food.
Usually, the festival’s tavern opens for dinner and events such as folk music shows are scheduled in the evening.

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – GIOVANNI CARANDENTE’S BOOK COLLECTION @ Palazzo Collicola
Jun 22 @ 19:30
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event by Sistema Museo, waits for you on Friday 15 June 2018 at 19.30 at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive with an appointment dedicated to the extraordinary book patrimony kept inside the Giovanni Carandente’s book collection. A unique opportunity to admire precious catalogues bearing the signatures of some of the greatest artists of the twentieth century including Henry Moore, Andy Wharol, Alexander Calder and many others.

The visit will be followed by an aperitive, thanks to the collaboration with Con Spoleto – the Spoleto hotel managers’ association.

Participation fee
Guided visit – Full € 7,00
Guided visit – Discounts € 5,00 for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitive – € 5,00

Please reserve within Friday at 13.00:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

Jun
23
Sat
(Italiano) Inaugurazione mostra CAPOLAVORI DEL TRECENTO @ Museo Diocesano - Basilica di Sant'Eufemia
Jun 23 @ 17:30

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(Italiano) Inaugurazione mostra CAPOLAVORI DEL TRECENTO @ Rocca Albornoziana - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
Jun 23 @ 19:30

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(Italiano) Visioni d’autore – Incontro con il regista Andrea Tagliaferri @ Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Jun 23 @ 21:30

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Jun
24
Sun
MASTERPIECES OF THE 14th CENTURY. The worksite of Giotto, Spoleto and the Apennines @ Museo Diocesano - Basilica di Sant’Eufemia - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
Jun 24 – Nov 4 all-day
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A great century for a great exhibition in Umbria.

Masterpieces of the 14th century. The worksite of Giotto, Spoleto and the Apennines, curated by Vittoria Garibaldi and Alessandro Delpriori, will be held from 24 June to 4 November 2018 in the towns of Trevi, Montefalco, Spoleto and Scheggino.

The exhibition boasts an exhibition of about 70 gold-bottomed paintings on wood, polychrome wooden sculptures and miniatures, which tell the environmental wonder of the central Apennines and the historical, artistic, civil and socio-religious civilization in Italy in the early fourteenth century.

There are four exhibition venues: in Trevi the Museum of St. Francis; in Spoleto the Diocesan Museum – Basilica of St. Euphemia and the National Museum of the Duchy; in Montefalco the Museum Complex of St. Francis. At the Spazio Arte Valcasana in Scheggino it will be possible to experience a choral, exciting overview of the churches, hermitages and abbeys in Umbria, Marche, Abruzzo and Lazio where the artists influenced by Giotto worked between the end of the thirteenth century and the beginning of the fourteenth century, connected through organized itineraries that will allow you to discover enchanting places and works of art.

The exhibition, organized by Civita Mostre and Sistema Museo, is promoted by the municipalities of Trevi, Montefalco, Spoleto and Scheggino, the Polo Museale Umbria, the Superintendence of Archaeology, Fine Arts and Landscape of Umbria, Umbria Region, The Archdiocese of Spoleto-Norcia and the Associazione Rocca Albornoziana of Spoleto, with the contribution of Gal Valle Umbra and Sibillini, ATI 3 Umbria, VUS COM Spa, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Foligno, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Spoleto.

The success, in the green heart of Italy, of Giotto’s revolutionary lesson and of the amazing virtuosity of the Sienese leaders Pietro Lorenzetti and Simone Martini, will be told in the exhibition through a constellation of artists, often anonymous, who became interpreters of the deepest and truest soul of the Apennines, interpreting emotions of faith and sweetness, painted with an intense pictorial language, and a surprising technical teaching. It will be possible to see wonderful masterpieces preserved in museums and collections of great prestige, such as the Cini Foundation in Venice, the Poldi Pezzoli Museum in Milan, the Alana Collection in Newark (USA).

Visitors to these exhibitions will experience the privilege of admiring works made visible for the first time to the general public. We remember the two amazing raredos exhibited in the representative apartment of His Holiness the Pope, both coming from Montefalco, restored for the occasion by the masterful laboratories of the Vatican Museums; or the extraordinary reunion of the Triptych with the Coronation of the Virgin by the Master of Cesi and the Crucifix with Christus triumphans, both created for the monastery of Santa Maria della Stella in Spoleto, now preserved in the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris and the Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto. For the first time, since the beginning of the nineteenth century, they will come back together.

Visiting the exhibition sites, and the places in the territory, it will be possible to enter a medieval artist’s workshop, to understand the virtuous and feverish commitment in realizing gold funds, sculptures, miniatures, goldsmiths, frescoes, in a kaleidoscope of refined and original personalities who lived their point of reference in one of the artistic capitals of medieval Italy, the ducal city of Spoleto: the Master of Le Palazze the Master of St. Alò, the Master of San Felice di Giano, the Master of Cesi, the Master of San Ponziano, the Master of the Cross of Trevi, the Master of the Cross of Visso, the Master of Fossa.

An exhibition to get to know and be amazed.

The scientific committee of the exhibition is composed of: Lucia Arbace, Guido Cornini, Andrea De Marchi, Giovanni Luca Delogu, Marica Mercalli, Stefania Nardicchi, Antonio Paolucci, Marco Pierini, Mario Scalini, Lisa Zanni.

THE EXHIBITION VENUES IN SPOLETO

Diocesan Museum and Basilica of St. Euphemia

The Diocesan Museum of Spoleto preserves many works that testify the art of painting and wood carving in this area from the half of the thirteenth century until the fifties of the following century. The exhibition section, which features masterpieces by the Master of Cesi and the Master of San Felice di Giano, is the completion of the exhibition in the church of San Francesco in Trevi. Of particular importance are the Triptych with the Coronation of the Virgin by the Master of Cesi from the Marmottan Monet Museum in Paris and the Antependium by the Master of San Felice di Giano from the National Gallery of Umbria. It will be possible to investigate in detail the relationship between wood carving and polychromy, so important for the 13th century Spoleto, in order to relate sculptors and painters who could be in the same workshop, if not match even in the same person.

Exhibition official website: www.capolavorideltrecento.it

Jun
27
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Jun 27 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Jun
28
Thu
CARATTERI DI TESTA installation by Giacomo Ramaccini @ Rocca Albornoziana - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
Jun 28 – Sep 2 all-day
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Thursday 28 June at 12 at the Museo nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto – Rocca Albornoz, the Caratteri di testa installation by Giacomo Ramaccini will be inaugurated.

The works aims at investigating the circularity of the route from the symbol of reality to the reality of the symbol.

Ramaccini (Spoleto 1989) graduated in Scenography at the Accademia di Belle Arti “Pietro Vannucci” in Perugia. Caratteri di testa was first presented at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive in Spoleto, in the frame of Aeroporto di Spoleto. Nuove rotte artistiche con libere destinazioni.

Director Paola Mercurelli Salari will introduce the installation at the presence of the artist.

Spoleto 1959. The Second Festival of Two Worlds – Exhibition @ Archivio di Stato - Sez. Spoleto
Jun 28 – Sep 20 all-day

As part of the sixty-first edition of the Festival dei Due Mondi, Thursday, June 28, 2018, from 9:30 am, the headquarters of the local Section of the State Archives (Largo Ermini) will host the opening of an exhibition, the presentation of a book and a conference on the theme: Spoleto 1959. The Second Festival of Two Worlds. The initiative takes place in collaboration with Umbria’s Order of Journalists and under the patronage of the Municipality of Spoleto, the Festival dei Due Mondi Foundation, the Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Rocca Albornoz – Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto and Amici di Spoleto association. Institutional greetings will be given by Luigi Rambotti, Director of the State Archives of Perugia, Umberto De Augustinis, Mayor of Spoleto and President of the Festival dei Due Mondi Foundation, and Giorgio Ferrara, Artistic Director of the Festival of Two Words. Roberto Conticelli, President of Umbria’s Order of Journalists, Paola Mercurelli Salari, Director of Rocca Albornoz-Museo del Ducato di Spoleto (Polo Museale dell’Umbria) and Rosaria Mencarelli, Collegio dei garanti Fondazione Polo del ‘900 (Turin) and Director of the Abruzzo ABAP Superintendence will also give a speech.

The exhibition Spoleto 1959, the second Festival of Two Worlds, organized by the Spoleto Section of the State Archives, features original photographs, archival documents, articles released on the other side of the Atlantic, in Italy and in other European countries. The exhibition will be open until September 20, 2018.

Through a conference, a book and an exhibition, extraordinary moments in the history of the city will be retraced in order to reread the origins of the event, understand today’s heritage and trace future scenarios.

Spoleto 1959. The Second Festival of Two Worlds @ Archivio di Stato - Sez. Spoleto
Jun 28 @ 09:30

As part of the sixty-first edition of the Festival dei Due Mondi, Thursday, June 28, 2018, from 9:30 am, the headquarters of the local Section of the State Archives (Largo Ermini) will host the opening of an exhibition, the presentation of a book and a conference on the theme: Spoleto 1959. The Second Festival of Two Worlds. The initiative takes place in collaboration with Umbria’s Order of Journalists and under the patronage of the Municipality of Spoleto, the Festival dei Due Mondi Foundation, the Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Rocca Albornoz – Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto and Amici di Spoleto association. Institutional greetings will be given by Luigi Rambotti, Director of the State Archives of Perugia, Umberto De Augustinis, Mayor of Spoleto and President of the Festival dei Due Mondi Foundation, and Giorgio Ferrara, Artistic Director of the Festival of Two Words. Roberto Conticelli, President of Umbria’s Order of Journalists, Paola Mercurelli Salari, Director of Rocca Albornoz-Museo del Ducato di Spoleto (Polo Museale dell’Umbria) and Rosaria Mencarelli, Collegio dei garanti Fondazione Polo del ‘900 (Turin) and Director of the Abruzzo ABAP Superintendence will also give a speech.

In continuity with the publication of the volume Spoleto 1958. Alle radici della storia, il primo Festival dei Due Mondi, published in 2017 on the occasion of the sixtieth edition of the Festival of Two Worlds and with the exhibition dedicated to the first year of the Festival, the Spoleto Section of the State Archives has continued the research on the origins of the event that has marked Spoleto’s history and Italian cultural life.

Through a conference, a book and an exhibition, extraordinary moments in the history of the city will be retraced in order to reread the origins of the event, understand today’s heritage and trace future scenarios.

Jun
29
Fri
61st FESTIVAL OF TWO WORLDS @ Spoleto
Jun 29 – Jul 15 all-day

This year marks the 61st edition of the festival founded by M° Gian Carlo Menotti and directed by Giorgio Ferrara.

From June 29th to July 15th, 2018 Spoleto will turn into a great stage, featuring opera, music, theatre and dance, exhibitions, cinema and meetings with internationally-known artists.

Here’s the Festival’s promo video:

THE FESTIVAL’S PROGRAM IS NOW AVAILABLE ON THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.festivaldispoleto.com


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The CONI (Italian National Olympic Committee) for the Festival @ Palazzo Comunale
Jun 29 – Jul 15 all-day

On the occasion of the 61st Festival of the 2 Worlds, the Town Hall houses the exhibition Olympic Torches | Inlays of Sport and History of Cycling and Boxing.

THE CONI FOR THE FESTIVAL.
Scheduled events:

June 29 – July 15
Palazzo Comunale (Town Hall) | Chapel of San Ponziano, Sala Spagna and Sala dei Duchi
Exhibition Olympic Torches. Inlays of Sport and History of Cycling and Boxing
Literary lounge
Exhibition opening hours: from Monday to Friday from 4.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
on Saturdays and Sundays from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to midnight

July 7
Palazzo Comunale (Town Hall) | Sala dei Duchi
19.30 Sports literary lounge
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Olympic Games in Mexico City
Conversations with national and international sports personalities: Italian Olympic medals in Mexico City

July 14
Palazzo Comunale | Sala dei Duchi
19.30 Sports literary lounge
Cycling and the history of Gino Bartali
Conversations with national and international sports personalities.

(Italiano) Il femminismo femminile: mostra di collage vintage di Maria Grazia Preda @ Galleria d’arte Germanico
Jun 29 – Jul 15 all-day
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – SPOLETO, STAGE OF EMOTIONS City Trekking @ Casa Romana
Jun 29 @ 19:30
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SPOLETO, STAGE OF EMOTIONS
City Trekking

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura # 247 Roman House _ Via Visiale

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event by Sistema Museo, waits for you on Friday 29 June 2018 at 19.30 at the Roman Housewith an city trekking entitled Spoleto, Stage of emotions.

An expert guide will accompany you on a walk through the historic center of the city to discover the fascinating locations that are the backdrop to the Festival of Two Worlds. An alternative way to discover the beauties of the city and to breathe the sparkling climate that you breathe during the event.

The visit will be followed by an aperitive, thanks to the collaboration with Con Spoleto – the Spoleto hotel managers’ association.

Meet at 19.30 at the Roman House.

Participation fee
Guided visit – Full € 7,00
Guided visit – Discounts € 5,00 for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitive – € 5,00

Please reserve within Friday at 13.00:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

(Italiano) Tra le mura del Rock – Storie e racconti di arte e cultura @ Laboratorio di Disegno e Pittura di Cosimo Brunetti
Jun 29 @ 21:30

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Jun
30
Sat
ANDREA PACANOWSKI All’infuori di me – Exhibition @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Jun 30 – Oct 7 all-day
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The opening of Andrea Pacanowski’s exhibition, will take place on SATURDAY 30 JUNE at 12.00 at Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts. The exhibition is curated by Gianluca Marziani and included in the Festival Of Two Worlds’ official programme.

The Press Conference will be at 11.00 at the Piano Nobile’s gallery.

Who has not tried, at least once, a puzzle of hundreds of pieces? You will remember the images that usually make up the mosaic: long field landscapes and panoramic visions are generally the winners, with a higher share for unspoiled natures, cultural spots and human crowds. The puzzle inadvertently encloses the sense of today’s image: the disintegration of an order to be reassembled looks like the transitions between analog and digital, the transfers between device and print, the links between high and low definition… the analogical nature of the puzzle touches the close-up and depths of field, the tonal stirrups between areas of color, up to integrating the glitch (the error of position of the dowel) as a further exploratory possibility.

Andrea Pacanowski brings to Spoleto fifteen photographic works. All’infuori di me (Outside Of Me) gathers human masses, bodies in military order, people in uniform, ritual groups. They are collective patterns that come, in particular, from the religious assembly outside, from the places of aggregation of the most widespread monotheistic cults. The photos enclose pieces of humanity in a geographical frame that plays with pictorial abstraction and iconography of the web, creating an aesthetic short circuit of high workmanship, maintaining the purity of analog as a camouflage potential (simulating digital techniques through analog talent is a key step in contemporary photography). Those bodies concern the anxieties of our time, the boundaries of freedom, the need for spiritual guidance, the search for sharing, themes by the historical importance and political significance which are central in such a narcissistic era, narrated by Pacanowski with aesthetic ability and conceptual intelligence.

A photograph with a pictorial result, modulated by rhythms and grids, where colour becomes plastic structure, where rhythm compresses the internal dynamism of the image. Through the optical ambiguity of the puzzle, Pacanowski challenges the audience to the mobile vision back and forth, to define the focus, to dissolve the retinal ambiguities that the images contain. The works are photographic puzzles that break a number of certainties on the uses and abuses of digital. According to the author, each shot is a unique journey by the analogical sense, a slow immersion that requires technical knowledge, invention, the overturning of apparently immobile rules. The final image is the result of shots, combinations, stage lights and other tricks that Pacanowsky has refined in the context of Fashion, his original profession, a space of technical growth but also of robotic, emotionless perfectionism. Pacanowski felt the limit of the set and post-production, of digital as a glossy dictatorship: here he challanges the electronic staging, preferring the slow codes of an interior habitus, where the photographed skin turns into a complex geography where colours and tonalities define the invisible, where scratches and signs amplify the iconographic energy. His actions are sound trails that map out sinuous harmonies, localize details, expand emotional signals behind a body. Photography here takes the slow rhythm of the brush, revealing a metaphysical quality that leads us into a mysterious, ascetic, fatally spiritual ritual.
The Spoleto exhibition thus enters into the heart of the monotheistic cults: Christianity, Judaism, Islam. A photographic journey that tells the spontaneous methods of the great gatherings, according to an approach that captures the gravitational balances, the chromatic scales, the syncretic rhythms, the collective harmonies. An analysis to show the ethical value of each religion, the possible coexistence of diversity, the importance of dialogue as a cornerstone of a universal refounding. Pacanowski’s photography reaffirms all this, and does so with an aesthetic energy that breaks the judgment, cancelling the terms of superiority and inferiority, the dangerous personalisms, the extremist obsessions. Here we speak of harmony and freedom, of men and women who walk on the same planet, breathing the same oxygen, pursuing the same dreams, in search of that indestructible thing that everywhere is called Love.

It is photography that takes up its analogic essence, but with the best that printing and media can offer. It is not a return to the origins but the origin of a possible continuity, it is the resistance of the human factor that orchestrates fragments of universal beauty. A beauty that speaks to us of religions and syncretism, that enters the warm heart of the planet through a door of liberation of contents. Andrea Pacanowski invites us inside his rhythmic weavings, inside the multiplications of every single diversity, inside the chromatic noise of a vision that involves each of us. Because, as the title says, outside of me there are always all the others.

www.andreapacanowski.it

The exhibition ends on Sunday 7 October 2018
Info: www.palazzocollicola.it https://www.facebook.com/PALAZZOCOLLICOLA
Palazzo Collicola: info@palazzocollicola.it
Sistema Museo: ufficiostampa@sistemamuseo.it

EUGENE LEMAY Ghost Witness Shadow – Exhibition @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Jun 30 – Oct 7 all-day
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EUGENE LEMAY – GHOST WITNESS SHADOW
curated by Gianluca Marziani

The opening of EUGENE LEMAY exhibition, is scheduled for SATURDAY 30 JUNE at 12:00 in Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts, Spoleto. The exhibition is curated by Gianluca Marziani and included in the Festival of Two Worlds’ official programme.

The Press Conference is scheduled for 11:00 at the Piano Nobile.

The Piano Nobile at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive opens its 18th-century wings to host a new artist’s project, designed in a “sartorial” way on the domestic model of the rooms. The approach with Eugene Lemay follows the usual rules of a soft, inclusive insertion, re-created with camouflage ways that blend into the ancient without substantial changes.

Integration is the right word to capture the embrace between the nature of a noble apartment and the electrical energy of a contemporary artist. On the one hand the opulent splendour of the place, on the other the metaphorical power of Lemay, his social criticism, the monolithic harshness of the works. The apparent contrast is thus transformed into a fluid integration: now the never-aggressive fullness of the place, now the expressive essence of an art that attacks the eye, loading the rooms with an invisible, yet dense magnetism.

American Eugene Lemay (1960, Grand Rapids, MI) returns to Italy after his personal exhibition in Rome at the MACRO Mattatoio (curated by Micol Di Veroli, February – April 2015). Dimensions of Dialogue was the title of that exhibition, a phrase that well encapsulates Lemay’s ethical conscience, the political and militant nature of his work. The works at Palazzo Collicola are the stations of a journey in the pain of war, in the hypocrisy of politics, in the phobia and terror that blinds, in the wounds of the flesh and those of the heart. The American artist knows the noise of bombs, the screech of lethal weapons, the smell of pouring blood. At age 13 he moved from Michigan to Israel, passing his adolescence in a kibbutz, then becoming a voluntary soldier who took up arms and fought for Israel. A very hard experience that marked his life as an American Jew, shaping his talent as if it were a storm that shapes a mountain. There are normal lives that sometimes create extraordinary tales. And then there are extraordinary lives, without safe harbors, that are sublimated in universal works, destined for the Esperanto of the eye, to the collective dimension of natural values. Eugene Lemay enters the extraordinary of a nomadic existence, culturally fertile, impressive for its events and consequences. A life inside life, so involving that it becomes an artistic thrust, so as to produce consequences in the form of works and visual messages.

Gianluca Marziani: “I am struck by the double soul of some of the works, the ability they have to mould themselves on the individual habitats. When I saw the installations in the gigantic studio in New Jersey, I thought they breathed in silence, in a neutral environment that accepted them without conflict. Once set up in Spoleto, something completely changed in them, now they began a phase of faster breathing, as if they felt an anomalous place and tried to adapt to a habitat full of memories …”.

Phantoms, witnesses, shadows… it is them who guide us ideally along the stations of the Piano Nobile, we feel them inside the paintings, beyond the frames, among the false bombs of an installation, inside the pictorial impasto, in the monochrome backgrounds of the surfaces… Lemay crosses the evil of humanity with the metaphorical pace of art, avoiding the blackmail of realism, preferring the suspended pace of allegorical rites, of archetypal figures, of the dissolving black, of the clouding grey. Through digital elaboration and manual execution, bodies and faces are recreated that seem to have been born from plasticine, wool, steam, snow, cream… they are shadows of flesh, solid ghosts, silent witnesses of the evil suffered… Arctic and nebulous bodies, similar to white bears that embrace, bend, suffer, fall, stand up… Bodies of soldiers that could become everything we would have liked them to be… Bodies that are philosophical archetypes between Plato and Nietzsche, sometimes black like shadows in the darkness of the cave, like soldiers under a starless sky… Bodies that embody pain and the desire for rebirth, divided between a necessary evil and an even more necessary good… bodies that are ghosts on their way through the world, slow but elephantine in the heavy pace that tramples on wounded lands… bodies that seem solid shadows, eyewitnesses of collective pain… bodies that seek the light of the night, the stars of the day, the distant horizon of the events.

Gianluca Marziani: “Godot arrived among us together with the silent witnesses of Lemay. Samuel Beckett’s mysterious figure arrives among the living, blurs into the crowd of ghosts and mute shadows. He doesn’t introduce himself to anyone but we understand that he is Godot, archetype among the archetypes, witness and judge who guides humans to the edge of the abyss, stopping just before the fall. In front of the emptiness he sums up the evil in an instant, caressing the suffering Earth, asking ourselves which side we want to go to… Because evil has reached its peak and beyond that peak the black hole begins, the antimatter of existence, the end of the last Endgame. Godot accompanies us on the abyss and lets us look at the infinite emptiness but also at the light behind our backs, at the possibility of a new journey, of a plausible rebirth. The choice between the black hole and the light, between a long farewell and a long love is up to all of us…”

The exhibition ends on Sunday 7 October 2018
Info: www.palazzocollicola.it https://www.facebook.com/PALAZZOCOLLICOLA
Palazzo Collicola: info@palazzocollicola.it
Sistema Museo: ufficiostampa@sistemamuseo.it

GIORGIO ORTONA – F.I.C.O. Feticci Individui Case Oggetti – Exhibition @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Jun 30 – Oct 7 all-day
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The opening of Giorgio Ortona’s exhibition, will take place on SATURDAY 30 JUNE at 12.00 at Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts. The exhibition is curated by Gianluca Marziani and included in the Festival Of Two Worlds’ official programme.

The Press Conference will be at 11.00 at the Piano Nobile’s gallery.

The exhibition is organized in collaboration with Settantasette Gallery (Milan).

Rome. Pigneto. Via Braccio da Montone: a low building is in front of us, whose first floor is Giorgio Ortona’s studio, in a district that stigmatizes the merits and faults of a complex city, fabulous in evidences but decadent in attitude; a metropolis that here at the Pigneto weaves mixed building with creativity, a multi-ethnic knot with a nightlife, proletariat and technological tertiary of the new generation. From here, between Casilina and Prenestina, an author’s gaze with a drone’s philosophy scans open-field heights offering a concentric and lenticular vision of a building speculative, commercial, dissonant, populous modern Rome…

Giorgio Ortona paints not only what he sees but what his eyes smell, what his ears taste, what his mouth hears… an apparent contradiction of the senses, a true mirror of a brush that resolves the semantic contrast inside itself: a dirty yet surgical painting, swarming but dry, realistic and mental at the same time. It is a painting of healed contrasts, where the same frame of raw wood, while imitating the building site pallet, is turned into a spacer with perfect calibration. A contradiction that is also resolved in the depths: you can glimpse lines, numbers and notches that reveal the architectural nature of the table, as if the background were the cellulose on which the author designs the visions. Here the soul of an architect comes out, his past at university and his mental disposition; the angle of view that emerges certifies an imprinting but also its short-circuit, thanks to a language, painting, that redefines the deep feeling of architecture.

Painting is the habitable architecture of interior spaces

Giorgio Ortona’s Rome becomes a matrix and a genetic code, a figurative genome that crosses multiple places of the 20th century. Don’t think, however, of the usual unmade suburban capital; here, on the contrary, the beautiful social housing of the 1960s is told, some Umbertine façades between Esquiline and Colle Oppio, some residential masterpieces in Prati and San Giovanni, many monolithic buildings that fit well into the urban context, often among snake-like bypasses, elevated roads, connections and strips of asphalt. Ortona maps the Capitoline city between roofs and antennas, balconies and public greenery, creates geographies of reinforced concrete, enhances the building site with the equipment of scaffolding and cranes soaring … one could say: for some time Rome was not so “Roman” in a picture; it should be added: a Rome so meticulous as to become universal, archetype of any place grown up for crossbreeds, cultural exchanges, collective energy, political power and economic investment.

Ortona’s Rome is also the city of beloved faces, of similar bodies, of sensitive objects that capture his emotional trust. It is a world of living affections and sensations, a watchful bond with the prose of everyday life: the city outside, people and objects in apartments, on terraces, in front of a door, inside a shop, standing on the street, wherever the body, a food or an object are biological integrations of the pulsating city. The self-portrait itself, now exhibited with some variations, involves t-shirts or vests that the author, having died out in the white paint, wore at the time of the photo, thus offering us a portrait by absences, by urban evocations, by background noises.

Ortona’s urban imaginary is born from above, through Google Earth’s panoramic images. Hence the creation of a pictorial grid in which realism joins the erasures of colour, the evoked absences, the sudden fades. Areas that did not deserve a celebration, that clashed in context, that polluted the architectural eye of Ortona, they just disappeared. Merely apparent absences that turn into bands of color, recalling Nicolas De Staël and Alberto Burri, electrifying the painting with abstract volumes, so plastic as to merge with the real city.

The paintings will be accompanied by Storie di Pittura (Stories of Painting), a video that tells the artist’s life and work. An appendix that summarizes the narrative of a unique journey in the city that does not sleep, in the neighborhoods with high human temperatures, in the private worlds of an artist who architect, day by day, his inner rooms. The video was realized by Sintesi Visiva.

A passer-by through the Pigneto would say: “how cool this picture by Ortona…”

F.I.C.O. ovvero, Feticci Individui Case Oggetti
www.giorgioortona.com

The exhibition ends on Sunday 7 October 2018
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GIUSEPPE PULVIRENTI Trademark SP – Exhibition @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Jun 30 – Jul 29 all-day
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Saturday 30th June, at 12:00, sees the opening of Trademark SP, an exhibition by Giuseppe Pulvirenti, curated by Gianluca Marziani, at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive in Spoleto.

The exhibition is part of the official programme of the Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi.

Achille Bonito Oliva: “If sculpture is a genre that seeks forgiveness, Giuseppe Pulvirenti achieves the aim: he avoids encumbrance and exalts his ingress into the realm of Form. Cleansed of any celebratory intent or any purely descriptive representations of a functional reality, the work of art is, instead, elevated to the role of dematerialized Space and entrusted to the temporal dimension of contemplation and reflection.

As Gianluca Marziani, the exhibition’s curator, writes, “Giuseppe Pulvirenti compresses the deep mystery of sculpture into his concise and wordless volumes. He eliminates all ornament in order to focus his intervention on the inner bones of the sculptural world and on the alchemic limbo that lies between Piero della Francesca’s egg and Kubrick’s monolith. These are sculptures as activators of meaning, sculptures that become inaccessible little strong boxes, vertebrae-like pieces of compacted material on the surface of which no openings appear.

Pulvirenti guides the viewer towards a form of pure reflection, underlining the degree to which all shapes – even the most mysterious – are innate in the human mind. The artist’s task is to drag them from the depths and make of them iconic facts, lingering to consider the ambiguity of volumes, the allusive potential of the object/sculpture – to which his choice of almost always enigmatic titles contributes. This is an art that assumes metaphysical functions in order to explore the mystery of archetypical and universal forms.

At Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, Pulvirenti will be exhibiting two works in bronze and one in plaster. The two bronze sculptures, “Cruna Quadra” [square crest] and “Cruna Tonda” [round crest], both from 2018, will each stand on and against the floor and the wall, creating a physical sensation of transience. Both sculptures are signed, very evidently, with the artist’s initials – GP – and the year in which they were made, as was also the case with the works in his previous Trademark series, shown in March 2018 at the Galleria Valentina Bonomo in Rome. Here, too, Pulvirenti plays with the idea of objects produced in series, imprint the bronze with letters and numbers that distract from the their purely aesthetic appeal.

The exhibition is being presented in the room dedicated to Alexander Calder, the sculptor who, here in Spoleto, created “Teodelapio”, the 18-metre-high oneiric masterpiece that has stood in front of the station since 1962. Echoing Calder’s sculpture, Pulvirenti’s work in plaster, “Senza titolo” [untitled], again from 2018, will stand on the floor, just like the American artist’s famed Stabiles. A silent dialogue that offers a radiant homage to Calder’s surreal vertiginousness, his geometrical dilemmas, his short-circuiting of space and the notion of a reconstructed beauty.

What was previously Trademark, here becomes TRADEMARK SP, the two additional letters referring to the city of Spoleto and to the artist’s initials, GP: the “logo” for his mysterious alchemies in sculptural form.

BIOGRAPHY
Giuseppe Pulvirenti was born in Syracuse, Sicily (1956). He lives and works between Rome and Syracuse. From 1970 to 1975 he studied at the Istituto Statale d’Arte in Syracuse and the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome where, since 1986, he has lectured in “Modellistica” [model making]. His work has featured in numerous international exhibitions, including: XI Quadriennale di Roma (1986), XLIV Biennale di Venezia (1990), Triennale di Milano (1994), Palais des Arts de Toulouse (1994), the Winchester Gallery at the Winchester School of Art, UK (1997), Rha The Gallagher in Dublin (1997) Pici Gallery in Seoul (2004), Tokyo Design Center in Gotanda (2004), 
Kuchu Teien Tenbodai Sky Gallery in Osaka (2004). Important recognition and prizes have included the Venice Biennale Purchase Award (1990). His major solo exhibitions have included: Framart studio in Milan (1992), Galleria Nuova Icona in Venice (1996), Fondazione Mudima in Milan (2000), and various exhibitions at the Galleria Ugo Ferranti in Roma (2004, 2006, 2009, 2012). In 2018 he had a solo exhibition at the Galleria Valentina Bonomo in Rome.

The exhibition ends on Sunday 29 July 2018
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(Italiano) LA MAMA SPOLETO OPEN @ Spoleto
Jun 30 – Jul 15 all-day
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61st Festival of Two Worlds’ Exhibitions @ Spoleto
Jun 30 – Jul 15 all-day
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Spoleto, Trevi, Montefalco and Scheggino, 24 June – 4 November 2018
MASTERPIECES OF THE 14th CENTURY. Giotto’s Workshop, Spoleto and the Appennines

Curated by Vittoria Garibaldi and Alessandro Delpriori

A great century for a great exhibition in Umbria. 70 works on display, among golden backgrounds and statues coming from prestigious collections in Italy and abroad, to present the extraordinary artistic heritage on the background of the political, religious, social and artistic climate of the period. The four exhibiting spaces include the Museum of St. Francis in Trevi, the Diocesan Museum and the Museum of the Duchy in Spoleto, the St. Francis Museum Complex in Montefalco. The Valcasana Spazio Arte in Scheggino is instead the start of itineraries to delve into the world of the exhibited artists in their original contexts.

On the turn of the 13th-14th centuries, Umbria is the stage of the Middle Ages’ most important artistic revolution. Anonymous artists such as Maestro delle Palazze, Maestro di Sant’Alò, Maestro di Cesi, Maestro della Croce di Trevi, Maestro della Croce di Visso, Maestro di Fossa, often painters and sculptors at the same time, represent a pictorial school by the high cultural interest, though little known, and testify to the artistic vitality of the Appennines area.

www.capolavorideltrecento.it

information:
22 June – 4 November
opening:
Friday 22 June at 17.30, Montefalco, Complesso museale San Francesco
Friday 22 June at 19.30, Trevi, Raccolta d’arte di San Francesco
Saturday 23 June at 17.30 Spoleto, Museo Nazionale del Ducato, Rocca Albornoziana
Saturday 23 June at 19.30 Spoleto, Museo diocesano, Basilica di Sant’Eufemia

opening times, Museo Nazionale del Ducato, Rocca Albornoziana:
Tuesday through Sunday 9.30-19.30
Mondays 9.30-13.30

opening times, Museo Diocesano e Basilica di Sant’Eufemia
Monday through Thursday 11.00-13.30
Friday through Sunday 11.00-13.30 / 14.30-17.00

Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive and Casa Romana, from 30 June
PALAZZO COLLICOLA ARTI VISIVE EXHIBITIONS
in the frame of the 61st FESTIVAL OF TWO WORLDS

A polyphonic symphony of glances on the world that boils over. Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive proposes nations, languages and themes by the strong ethical hold. American EUGENE LEMAY’s installations and paintings mix current themes with the artist’s personal fortunes. ANDREA PACANOWSKI proposes a series of crowds associated with their monotheistic faiths, global realities that turn into geometric rhythm, chromatic harmony, figurative balance. GIORGIO ORTONA leads us to his gaunt, analytical painting, a figurative reflection on the deep structures that rule man, the city, buildings and objects. Israeli YIGAL OZERI authors baffling female portraits by the enticing pictorial hyperrealism. GIUSEPPE PULVIRENTI’s mysterious sculptures are small objects by the cerebral rigour and metaphysical heart. GIORGIO FACCHINI’s artistic jewels efficiently dialogue with the works of the permanent collection, while ROBERTA PIZZORNO displays her Indian ink drawings and oneiric watercolours. The Casa Romana is where the TTOZOI duo lands after the success at the Reggia di Caserta and Pompei: their exhibition, featuring natural mould, fits in the place with sideral perfection. Japanese TORU HAMADA’s next autumn exhibition is anticipated by a marble sculpture in front of the Teatro Nuovo, well integrated with the city’s collection of open-air works of art. DAVID POMPILI’s installation at the entrance of Palazzo Collicola is a tribute to Spoleto’s most famous characters, a cloud between memory and future.

information:
opening – Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Saturday 30 June at 12.00
opening – Ttozoi duo at the Casa Romana
Saturday 30 June at 18.00
opening – Giorgio Facchini at the Museo Carandente
Saturday 7 July at 12.00

PALAZZO COLLICOLA ARTI VISIVE
Museo Carandente, Piano Nobile and Temprary Exhibitions Floor
opening times
Wednesday through Monday 10.30-13.00/15.30-19.00
Closed on Tuesdays

full ticket €9,00
reduction (15 – 25 yo) €5,00
free < 14 yo

CASA ROMANA
opening times
every day 10.30-13.30/14.00-19.00

full ticket€3,00
reduction (15 – 25 yo) €2,00
free < 14 yo, Spoletan residents and students

Chiesa dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, from 30 June
JULIE BORN SCHWARTZ:
EX-VOTO

a project by Mahler & LeWitt Studios
supported by The Goldstone Family Foundation

Danish film-maker Julie Born Schwartz presents Ex-voto, a video-installation on three screens exploring expressions of faith and spirituality. The film is partly set in the sanctuary of Santa Rita da Cascia in Umbria, where pilgrims plead for intercession to the saint of “lost causes”.
Born Schwartz was the first film-maker who was allowed access to the secluded areas of the convent in Cascia, where she interviewed and recorded the monastery’s nuns.
XXth-century French conceptual artist Yves Klein was devout to Santa Rita and offered her a number of ex-votoes. An ex-voto is a religious offer in support of a prayer. Klein’s ex-votoes appear here and there along with Born Schwartz’ meetings with Santa Rita’s contemporary devotees. The film also includes other spiritually-connoted places around Spoleto, including the oneiric complex of Tomaso Buzzi in Montegabbione, “La Scarzuola”, and an underwater church used by Russian film director Andrei Tarkovsky in his Nostalghia.

information:
Chiesa dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Spoleto
Via S. Giovanni e Paolo, 5
opening: Saturday 30 June, 12.00 to 20.00
curator’s presentation
Friday 6 July and Friday 13 July
18.00 to 20.00
opening times:
Wednesday through Monday
11.00-13.00 / 15.30-19.00

ticket €2,00

visits on 30 June and the curator’s presentations are free of charge

Palazzo Racani Arroni, from 30 June
FABRIZIO FERRI
PERSONAL EXHIBITION

Fabrizio Ferri is the author of the 61th Festival Of Two Worlds’ image and participates in the festival with a personal exhibition, a series of shots taken from 1973 to the present days, images by the extraordinary charm that portray famous artists, icons of the show business in the last decades.

information:
opening: Saturday 30 June at 16.00
opening times:
Monday through Thursday 15.30- 18.30
Friday through Sunday 10.00 – 18.30

full ticket €10,00
reduction €5,00

Istituto Amedeo Modigliani, 30 June – 4 August
MODIGLIANI’s FRIENDS
MIMMO NOBILE’s SOCIAL AMBUSH

The Istituto Amedeo Modigliani proposes two high-profile artistic events. A first exhibition is dedicated to Modigliani’s friends, famous painters who had relations with the Italian artist sharing their passion for painting and life experiences, that include Picasso, Utrillo, Braque, Chagall and others.
Parallely, Casa Modigliani hosts Italian contemporary painter Mimmo Nobile’s “Social Ambush”; Nobile is considered a “social” painter in that his works interpret the tensions and sufferances of a people torn apart by inequalities, conflicts, lonesomeness, despair and neglect.

information:
30 June – 4 August
Istituto Amedeo Modigliani
Palazzo Montani
Piazza Fontana, 3
opening Saturday 30 June
ticket box opens at 16.00
opening times: Thursday through Sunday 10.00 to 23.00
full ticket €10,00
reduction (over65) €7,00
free until the age of 10 and for accompanied, disabled people

MAG – Palazzo Bufalini (Piazza Duomo), 30 June – 15 July
DUCA
LUCE RITROVATA (LIGHT RETRACED)

curated by Gianluca Marziani

The deep eye of painting in a suspended time. The space of an intimate reflection on the shared themes of Still-Life. The slow rite of the brush between thorough perception and physical discipline, silent details and metaphorical keys. The universe on the table, to disclose our own uniqueness through the interior sharing of universal objects.

information:
30 June – 15 July
MAG – Palazzo Bufalini
opening times:
Monday through Thursday 10.00-13.00 / 15.00-20.00
Friday through Sunday 10.00-23.00
Free admission

Rocca Albornoz Museo del Ducato, 12 May – 15 July
CANAPA NERA – BLACK HEMP
Guardavo le macerie e immaginavo il futuro – I watched the debris and envisioned the future

“Canapa Nera” is a project to give value to the Umbrian areas, in particular the Valnerina: the installation is created by fragments recovered from the 2016 earthquake and was lately exhibited in the frame of Fuorisalone – Interni House in Motion  at the Università degli Studi di Milano.

Visit to the installation is included in the Rocca’s ticket.
Info: Sistema Museo – Tel: 0743-224952 – Mail: spoleto@sistemamuseo.it

information:
Rocca Albornoz – Museo Nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto
12 May – 15 July 2018
opening times
Tuesday through Sunday 9.30 – 19.30
Mondays 9.30 – 13.30
Admission is allowed till 45 minutes before closing time.
Closed on Monday afternoon

tickets Museo Nazionale del Ducato e Rocca Albornoziana
full €7,50
reduction €3,75 (18 – 25)
free till the age of 17

Sezione Archivio di Stato di Spoleto (Largo Ermini), 28 June – 20 September 2018
SPOLETO 1959 – THE SECOND FESTIVAL OF TWO WORLDS

curated by Paolo Bianchi and Antonella Manni

“1959 is an important year, the Festival is announced with a progressive number, the 2nd Festival of Two Worlds. It’s a sign, uncertain as it may be, of the will to move forward on the wings of the success of the previous year”. This is what Sandro Morichelli and Gianni Toscano wrote in 1987. The latter was the communist mayor who in 1958 had opened the festival by welcoming the “Americans” around Gian Carlo Menotti with open arms. The second Festival of Spoleto is prepared in the background of a city that feels the need and the first signs of a profound change both in economic and infrastructural terms. Together with the experimentation of new show formulas, such as Album Leaves directed by Steven Vinaver and Fogli d’Album directed by Franco Zeffirelli, there is an urge for new spaces to be used for the theatre, for exhibitions as well as for the stagecraft workshops and for the offices in charge of the organization. Just as we begin to talk about converting the Rocca Albornoziana for cultural purposes. “1959 is also the year of the invention of the Concert in Piazza del Duomo – writes Maurizio Modugno – We don’t know to whom it is due: maybe Schippers himself can have borrowed the idea from Tanglewood, from Ravinia, from the evenings at the Lewisohn Stadium or Aix-en-Provence. What is sure is that it immediately becomes an event of resounding musical and personal appeal for Tommy and Spoleto”.
On the occasion of the sixty-first edition of the Festival of Two Worlds, continuing a project started for the sixtieth edition, through a conference, a book, an exhibition, you retrace extraordinary moments in the history of the city to re-read the origins of the event, understand the heritage in the present, trace future scenarios.

information:
opening times
Mondays, Thuesdays 8.00-14.00 / 14.30-17.20
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 8.00-14.00

Free admission

ROBERTA PIZZORNO Full of Emptiness – Exhibition @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Jun 30 – Oct 7 all-day
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The opening of Roberta Pizzorno’s exhibition, on SATURDAY 30 JUNE at 12.00 at Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts.

The exhibition is curated by Gianluca Marziani and included in the Festival Of Two Worlds’ official programme. The Press Conference will be at 11.00 at the Piano Nobile’s gallery.

Roberta Pizzorno brings to Spoleto the figurative results of a long work with Indian ink and watercolours. Two years ago the artist settled in Spoleto and started a fruitful collaboration with Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, which originated a number of projects integrating given drawing techniques in Sistema Museo’s workshops. This exhibition is a report in progress, a synthesis that finds an ideal exhibiting workshop at the Sten & Lex hall.

The point: the start of everything, the primordial factor, the beginning of the cognitive journey. Point as prologue and first chapter of the existing, a suspended moment in which every shape is possible, every freedom is ready for the free ones, every beauty potentially available.

…cellular microworld, cosmic gigantism, plant life, animal world…

Point, line and curve define Pizzorno’s interior filiations, her inner cosmogony, her space of aesthetic awareness. The gesture, disciplined and daily, acts by lines and curves, creating flying bio-forms, gaseous volumes, solids without apparent weight. Indian ink and watercolour share the executive process and recreate two parallel but dialoguing worlds, united by a gesture that acts as a bridge between the formal souls.

The point, similarly to a cell, begins to hear the noises of the Planet, records clear sounds and subliminal trails, looks for the next point to define the narrative chain of the line, of the sliding forward, of the dialogue that does not stop but recreates the phrases of our conscious dream.

Dealing with the line, that is, the path of the form, the development of an idea in its necessary skeleton.
The line as an ambition for knowledge, a search for the open margin, an adventure into the pulsating mystery of the future. A line that always travels forward, following the movement of the hand and the eye of the feelings. The line as a watchful conscience of the progress.

…directions of the essential black&white, harmonic rhythms, directions of the colour beyond the essence…

That soft line confirms the clarity of a pacified gaze, free from worldly chains and social ties. Pizzorno comes out of the appearances of reality to build visual subjects that fly in the gravitational radius of fantasy. They are complex embryos where human, animal and plant belong to the same biological consciousness. The pulsing metamorphosis becomes the genetic reason of his lovable bodies, the harmony of the dialogue guides the rituality of the continuous gesture. They are forms that produce wonder…

Our artist practices harmony and balance as if it were a respiratory rite. Her projects have no knots or protrusions, on the contrary they appear fluid and musical, pure entropy in a huddled form. The work turns into a continuous self-portraying through emotional fragments, a diary that stretches along the ritual curves of life. Point, line and curve make the gesture a kind of continuous and conscious breathing, so similar to the contracting and expanding of the universe.

Addressing the curve, that is, the form in its complexity, towards the sense that defines a project.
Curve as a plan of intuition, a cosmic and inner seismograph that draws the short-circuit, the cohabitations, the final harmony. A curve that speaks of evolution, synaesthesias, beauty. Soft corners that walk the slope and then hover in the air through the watercolour,

…drawing to understand, until the eye begins to see again…

I like to think that the artist’s flying bodies are cosmic eyes that enclose the secret formulas of emotions, feelings, clear beauty, cognitive clarity. Bodies of bright ink, dark, to engrave like sensitive grooves, majestic in their ethereal fullness. Bodies made of Indian ink, bodies of a very Italian and geolocalized Made in China. Bodies also made of liquid watercolor, gestalt membranes of a private and exciting Made in Herself.

The exhibition ends on Sunday 7 October 2018
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(Italiano) SPOLETO ARTE – mostra a cura di Vittorio Sgarbi @ Palazz Leti Sansi
Jun 30 – Jul 25 all-day
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TTOZOI – GENIUS LOCI (REWORKS) – Exhibition @ Casa Romana
Jun 30 – Oct 7 all-day
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The opening of the TTOZOI duo’s exhibition, on SATURDAY 30 JUNE at 16.00 at the Casa Romana in Spoleto.

The exhibition is curated by Gianluca Marziani and included in the Festival Of Two Worlds’ official programme. The Press Conference will be at 11.00 at the Piano Nobile’s gallery.

GENIUS LOCI, conceived by Stefano Forgione and Giuseppe Rossi, curated by Gianluca Marziani, originates from the idea of creating works of art directly in the chosen historical places, through the original technique of natural proliferation of mould on jute, with further painting additions.

Gianluca Marziani: Mould becomes a pure linguistic code, a biological application that leads painting to the limit of its possible mutations. TTOZOI’s grammar regenerates the archetypal models of Calzolari and Penone, bringing the iconographic orbit back into the evolutionary perimeters of the painting. The natural action is not dispersed but takes place on circumscribed surfaces, under the control of the space of action. An event between randomness and control that radicalizes the link between Art and Nature, making biology a collaborative and elaborative phenomenon. A lively dialectic that brings the creative factor into the beating heart of the natural cycle…

The “naturally informal conceptualism” or “the naturally absolute informal” that is at the base of TTOZOI’s work, evolves its natural creative process, coming into contact with three UNESCO sites, universal symbols of Italian architectural and archaeological culture: the REGGIA DI CASERTA (November 2017) with its Sanniti necropolis dating back to the 4th century BC, brought to light in 1990 in the area below the second courtyard; the AMPHITHEATRE OF THE POMPEI ARCHEOLOGICAL COMPLEX (December 2017) where the duo used the ambulacra, buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 and then brought to light; finally the COLOSSEUM (soon), the largest amphitheatre in the world, global symbol of Rome and icon of Italy. Within this process that becomes molecular and conceptual fusion, the exhibition arrives at the CASA ROMANA in Spoleto, a sort of exhibition spin-off that inserts a private residence between the three monumental stages.

Gianluca Marziani: The three chosen areas represent the apotheosis of the Italic genius, the archaeological peak of ancient lustres of human genius. Inside this monumental cycle a passage of recollection was needed, an intimate dimension of the natural process. A domestic adaptation that would bring the works back into the space of the domestic cycle, where historical memory is linked to the design of modern habitats….

The Roman House in Spoleto, dating to the beginning of the first century A.D., is a stately home discovered by Spoletan archaeologist Giuseppe Sordini in 1885-1886 and dug several times until 1914. It is located partly under the Town Hall Square and partly under the Town Hall of which it occupies the foundations. Today it is the most visited site by tourists in Spoleto.
In Spoleto there will be a rigorous selection of the works from the first two stages, as well as a project of site-specific proliferation, designed for the impluvium of the Roman House. Fifteen works will be inserted with camouflage and respect for the environment, almost to blend the living nature of stones with the controlled nature of natural mould.

Gianluca Marziani: The integration with the places occurs through branched proliferation. No longer something purely formal but a process that integrates visible and invisible, memory and present, history and news, individuals and communities…

In the first two stages the artists created the works in situ, installing some sealed showcases in which the canvases remained for about 40 days: Time and Nature did the rest. During the gestation it is the canvas that captures the humus, the soul of every place, going beyond the visible, allowing the memory of the cultural “container” to be transferred to it through two factors: the “emotional conditioning” and the “environmental conditioning”, able to evoke the history and the suggestions of the chosen places in the observer’s mind.

The informal process, carried out by four hands, involves the use of organic materials (various flours), water and natural pigments on jute canvases, then placed in special cases that encourage the natural proliferation of moulds, with always different manifestations; feeding themselves on the organic part only, the spores interact with the work according to an unpredictable, apparently chaotic scheme. TTOZOI actually monitors the progression of the process, until it decides to interrupt it, according to a declination of “saving from aesthetics in pureness”. Only at this point will the canvases be pictorially finished and completed, leaving the traces of the passage of nature visible.

Gianluca Marziani: Informal painting finds its most significant evolution, an aesthetic landing place that distorts the interpretative factor of the works. All abstract appearances are transformed into a process with a high figurative value, where what we see leads us far beyond the pure form, into the pictorial stratification of memories, experiences, dynamic processes, external contributions…

Thursday 19 July, 2018 a personal exhibition is scheduled at the Reggia di Caserta. A closing exhibition will be held, finally, in a prestigious Capitoline museum, so as to expose all the works made in the three monumental complexes. In Caserta the complete cycle that was realized in the months of proliferation inside the Sanniti necropolis will be exhibited.

TTOZOI_Biography
Stefano Forgione (Avellino, 1969) and Giuseppe Rossi (Naples, 1972) are the two artists who operate under the pseudonym of TTOZOI since 2010, when their personal exhibition was held at Castel Dell’Ovo (curated by Luca Beatrice). Stefano (Degree in Architecture) and Giuseppe (Degree in Economics) are both self-taught. Since their adolescence they have been experimenting with various artistic techniques (charcoal, Indian ink, watercolour, acrylic, oil, spray, collage…) and approached the History of Art to deepen their knowledge of Informal culture, following their aesthetic and conceptual vocation. In December 2006 the common passion for informal themes will bring the two together again, after years spent in various Italian cities. At the centre of their confrontation there is the awareness that “Art has always been Contemporary” and that “the Artist cannot operate without the past”: hence the elaboration of a project – based on “concept” and “form”, “time” and “matter” – that is becoming the spokesperson of a small revolution in the experimental field of painting. TTOZOI is the creator of the so-called “intervention void”, a real expectation, following the simultaneous four-hand action on the canvas.

The exhibition ends on Sunday 7 October 2018
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YIGAL OZERI Where are we going? – Exhibition @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Jun 30 – Oct 7 all-day
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The opening of YIGAL OZERI exhibition, is scheduled for SATURDAY 30 JUNE at 12:00 in Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts, Spoleto.

The exhibition is curated by Gianluca Marziani and included in the Festival of Two Worlds’ official programme. The Press Conference is scheduled for 11:00 at the Piano Nobile.

Painting is defining new relationships with technological media, confirming itself as the most attractive, absorbing and intense visual code of the new millennium. Centuries pass, progress flows but the idea that painting embodies a solid permanence, a densely biological language, detonator of resistant metaphysics and symbols that can be handed down does not change. Painting has many dialogues with the photographic world: a virtuous combination to encode a transmedia aesthetic, a metaphorical mirror of a present with a high visual consumption. In a historical period of linguistic revision, it was natural for the photorealist code to regain its operational and conceptual centrality. Also because today, far from the beginnings of Chuck Close and Richard Estes, the hyperrealist language absorbs digital cells and modifies painting into a hybrid, calibrated on 3D and 4D projections, on smartphone operating systems, on shooting and editing photographic software. Hyperrealist painting has thus been transformed into post-digital painting, a sort of pictorial GMO that has metabolized analogical photography, sedimenting various traces of future memory in its mixture.

Yigal Ozeri’s post-digital painting focuses on WOMEN…

Eva continues to fuel the ecstasy of two-dimensional art. She, the First Woman of desire, the milestone of the narrative, the erotic archetype of humanity still radiates the artistic ambition of the trace, the outline, the sign, the color… The creation generally pursues resisting icons, seeks out the whims that are the Stonehenge of emotional education. Woman has always been swimming at the center of artistic thought, guiding the historical document but also the revolutionary action, the change, the militant struggle. Telling the story of a woman in a painting means acting from the beginning to frame complexity; it means loving and sharing, using the language of the body and the gaze, chemistry and alchemy; it means hiding ethical messages in the folds of a dress, in the reflection inside the eye, in the posture of the face, in the objects worn…

Woman as symbolic detonator for a social, political, cultural rebirth…

Yigal Ozeri (1958) is an Israeli author who lives and works in New York, in the city that best stimulates his imagination, in a perpetual physical rhythm that sticks to his thematic intentions. From the streets, from the faces, from the bodies on the way, the artist gets sensations that he transfers in his shoot with the models in pose, when he defines the portfolio from which he will obtain the images to paint. Let’s not think, however, of the old codes of hyperrealist painting, today there are no catalogues of streets, machines, shop windows or other fetishes of the American model. The lucid coldness of his predecessors turns into a warm, emotionally involved eye, in search of fluid eroticism, of a Raphaelite but also digital youth, and of a barrier-free sensuality. Ozeri’s women are revolutionary detonators that act on the eye. They don’t scream, they don’t embrace weapons, they don’t distill hatred, they look ahead and forward, towards the upset world, the psychotic drifts, the cultures of terror. They do so from their silent places, from the quiet contexts in which they live their pictorial eternity. They look at each of us, striking our eyes, our civic conscience, acting with slow and prolonged release, as it happens with Literature and Poetry.

That feminine look, so calm and suspended, has something revolutionary about it…

Ozeri’s universe is reconnected to a Western tradition, especially Italian, of female portraiture, from the virginal faces of 16th-century Florence to the neoclassical white of Antonio Canova, through the 19th century by Giovanni Boldini, the 20th century by Amedeo Modigliani… Ozeri crosses the matrices of the feminine and leads them to an urban, multiracial, heterogeneous epic. His creatures are the Madonnas of our times, the Saints of a chaotic present, the great ladies of a virtual but not always virtuous today. They are the amazons of the visible city, the sherpas of our inner journey, the young mothers of humanity who see the future. They are the answer to the culture of violence, a soft counterattack of beauty blows and poetic actions. You can be sure: the future of humanity will have to pass through the trajectories of the sublime, of ecstasy, of desire, of beauty…

Ozeri’s women come straight from the present, yet they seem out of time, beyond the space of creation, floating like stars across the centuries. Their looks, their postures, their bodies are fragments of a long sentimental discourse, born with life and destined to last beyond ourselves, beyond the contingency of everyday life. Ozeri’s women symbolize a resisting iconography, proof of a perennial regeneration that only painting (and sculpture in part) can make possible. Because these girls of radiant sensuality, shining in their glances, magical in their way of looking, tell the story of the indissoluble resistance of the painting, the ability to infect the future with the memory of an eternal present. They are no longer simple models but a model of beauty that can be handed down, a semantics of the indissoluble, a trace of the infinite imagined and dreamed of.

Those women seem to tell us, “Where are we going? What are we doing? How can we improve things?” There are no answers in the paintings, of course, because art only deals with questions. At the same time, their eyes guide us across the threshold, into the ocean of doubt, evoking the possibility of an island, of a safe harbor for our conscience. A place to clarify the gaze, trying to provide an answer.
The only male figure in the exhibition is the artist himself, a black-and-white foreground who observes like a demiurge in front of the students. The expressive face and the hair have the meticulous impact of the portraits by Bronzino and Rembrandt, that surgical way of managing the climax with admirable dramaturgy. Yigal Ozeri embodies the eyes of our possible answers, resembling a guide who observes us as Beauty reveals the coordinates of the island.

www.yigalozeriartist.com

The exhibition ends on Sunday 7 October 2018
Info: www.palazzocollicola.it https://www.facebook.com/PALAZZOCOLLICOLA
Palazzo Collicola: info@palazzocollicola.it
Sistema Museo: ufficiostampa@sistemamuseo.it

The Wonderbox @ Galleria Arte Tribale
Jun 30 @ 17:00

On the occasion of the Festival Of Two Worlds’ 61st edition from 29 June to 15 July 2018, Carmen Moreno is pleased to present The Wonderbox in her new exhibiting space in via Palazzo dei Duchi 22, Saturday 30 June at 17.00.

ATLAS – ALESSANDRA BALDONI @ Galleria ADD-art
Jun 30 @ 18:30

ATLAS – ALESSANDRA BALDONI
TEXTS BY ANDREA TOMASINI

Saturday 30 June at 18:30 | Spoleto, ADD-art Gallery

For the first time, the ADD-art gallery presents artist and photographer Alessandra Baldoni’s ATLAS in full, with texts by Andrea Tomasini.
The work springs out from the meeting of the artist with Aby Warburg’s Atlas Mnemosyne, in which Warburg explores the surfacing of the images of ancient deities and symbols in modern European culture. Hence the idea of looking for the visual place where the world “rhymes”, a sort of chorus between things – animal faces, nature, statues – to find a sense, a cataloging by shape, colour, meaning. Sequences in search of an assonance, images that call each other while sharing the same secret. Alessandra Baldoni’s Atlas tells a story of ties and ropes, of meanings that hide and disclose. A rule, a math of beauty.

30 June –  7 September 2018
ADD-art gallery, via del Palazzo dei Duchi 6, Spoleto

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SPOLETO CARD Thematic Guided Tours – July 2018 @ Spoleto
Jul 1 – Jul 29 all-day

Information and reservation: Soc. Coop. Sistema Museo – Piazza Collicola – Tel. 0743 46434 – 0743 224952 – e-mail: info@spoletocard.it

Information: IAT di Spoleto – Tel. 0743 218620 info@iat.spoleto.pg.it

Further info on www.spoletocard.it

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(Italiano) Tra le mura del Rock – Storie e racconti di arte e cultura @ Laboratorio di Disegno e Pittura di Cosimo Brunetti
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BIBLIOBUS The Travelling Library at San Martino in Trignano @ Sala Auditorium (parrocchia)
Jul 4 @ 16:00 – 18:00
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(Italiano) Tra le mura del Rock – Storie e racconti di arte e cultura @ Laboratorio di Disegno e Pittura di Cosimo Brunetti
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Sagra of the Bruschetta with Truffle @ Strettura
Jul 6 – Jul 15 all-day

Strettura, 6-15 July 2018
Sagra of the Bruschetta with Truffle

In Italy, a sagra is a local festival, very often dedicated to some specific local food.
Usually, the festival’s tavern opens for dinner and events such as folk music shows are scheduled in the evening.

TWO WITH STYLE – Reading and tasting among wine, love, slang, laughs @ Palazzo Mauri - Caffè Letterario
Jul 6 @ 19:00
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TWO WITH STYLE

Reading and tasting among wine, love, slang, laughs

Friday 6 July at 19.00 – Caffè Letterario

Ancilla Oggioni and Beatrice Beltrani will unchain hilarity while playing with the Italian language, shattering syntax and having fun in the labyrinth of slangs.

The two actresses propose an irreverent excursion through the human nature’s basest instincts and highest yearnings: love, sex, food, wine.

Texts by Totò, Dario Fo, Trilussa, Molière, Dante, Camaiti, Stefano Benni, Karl Valentine, Isabelle Allende, Eduardo De Filippo, Vittorio Renuzzi.

Aperitive and event: 15 €

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – SPOLETO, SCULPTURES IN THE CITY AND BEVERLY PEPPER @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Jul 6 @ 19:30
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SPOLETO, SCULPTURES IN THE CITY AND BEVERLY PEPPER

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura_Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event by Sistema Museo, waits for you on Friday 6 July 2018 at 19.30 at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive.

The theme of the meeting will be that unrepeatable experiment that was, in 1962, the exhibition Sculptures in the City. That event, which made Spoleto a protagonist in the world of contemporary art, will be narrated in particular through the many works recently donated to the Museum Carandente by Beverly Pepper, the American artist among the few women who participated in the exhibition.

The visit will be followed by an aperitive, thanks to the collaboration with Con Spoleto – the Spoleto hotel managers’ association.

Participation fee
Guided visit – Full € 7,00
Guided visit – Discounts € 5,00 for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitive – € 5,00

Please reserve within Friday at 13.00:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

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(Italiano) FIGURAZIONI MUSICALI – anteprima Biennale di Fiber Art Spoleto @ Galleria Officina d’Arte&Tessuti
Jul 7 – Jul 31 all-day
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JEWELS AS SCULPTURES / SCULPTURES AS JEWELS @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Jul 7 – Jul 29 all-day
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GIORGIO FACCHINI talks with the works of the Collezione Carandente… accompanied on the precious journey by jewels by Arman, Bury, Calder, Fontana, Lichtenstein, Picasso, A. Pomodoro, G. Pomodoro…

curated by Gianluca Marziani

The opening of the ARTIST’S JEWELS exhibition, will take place on SATURDAY 7 JULY at 12.00 at Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts. The exhibition is curated by Gianluca Marziani and included in the Festival Of Two Worlds’ official programme.

Giorgio Facchini, from Marche, contemporary jewel sculptor, returns to Spoleto with an exhibition inside the Collezione Carandente at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive. It is a selection of unique pieces, and an outside sculpture, all done following a chronological thread and miltiple figurative keys. The performing quality, the visionary theme and the expressive strength provide the contents for his dialectics between gold and XXth-century art, in an iconographic process that touches Informal Art, Surrealism, Spatialism, Cinetic Art and Constructivism. Facchini’s works converse with the works included in the Collezione Carandente, interesting duets in which his creations, placed inside display cases, enter in vituous tune with the chosen work. A unique project, conceived with an artistic approach, to give the jewel the universal character of a small-sized, pure sculpture.

Gianluca Marziani: “A man-sized sculpture, dark monolith by the complex plot, challenges the intimate vision and creates a short-circuit between the full scale and the huddled dimension of the small scale. The work offers an iconic bridge between sculptural jewel and thorough sculpting, where the relief’s reasons confirm the hybrid approach of an author by the slipping, contaminated nature. If the jewels yearns for the body as if it was an exhibiting space, likewise the melting sculpture contracts its soul in a gigantism of precious thing by the modelistic heart.”

Tommaso Trini: “Sculpture innervates each of Facchini’s artifacts, as shown by the circularity of portrayed features.
Symbolic signs and allegorical figures always conjure a plastic concert, a chromatic choir by the peculiar, circular eloquence, though knotted down to a plane. Facchini creates refined sculptures, open toward the outside, without inflating them in rowdy monuments. He prefers hermetic meetings. His internationally-known jewels’ geometrical construct is also circular. They don’t just embrace life-pulsing wrists, they shroud ears and chests like convex constructs, a convexity already held dearest in De Chirico’s paintings. Facchini’s creations are a curved flow of precious stones and metals on shields of light. The strength of the essence makes them even more a model, the more essential they are.

Carlo Bo: “Facchini starts as a goldsmith and then becomes a sculptor. Following his family’s tradition, he is an inventor, a creator. You could also say that by dint of perfecting his first reasons, he could later pick up some backlashes of truth and penetration…”

Vittorio Rubiu: “The start of his style is relating to some sort of primordial or symbolic form, detaching from geometry to then reactivate it, following a more intimate, hidden willfulness, always with a very selected taste of matter, an invention, an experimentation that have little to do with traditional goldsmithing. Hence his constant interest for sculpture and his capacity to apply the spatial theme of sculpture to the jewel with an intensity, clarity and firmness that challenge the meticulousness of the performance, no matter how rich and admirable…”
Giancarlo Menotti: “As everybody knows, gold is evil, but in Facchini’s hands it can become fragile and delicate like a melodic sentence.”

Gianluca Marziani: “Thinking wearable sculpture as a journey from micro to macro, where balance, spatial harmony anc compressed tension count more than dimension. Facchini’s jewels originate from a projecting that looks like a sculptor’s modular passages magnifying drawings sprouting out displacing visions; here the process is reversed, the drawing is shaped to fit the volume to be worn.”

The artists chosen for the dialogue are Alexander Calder, Sol LeWitt, Leoncillo, Beverly Pepper, Carla Accardi, Franco Angeli, Fausto Melotti, Giuseppe Capogrossi, Mario Schifano, Toti Scialoja, Luigi Ontani, Mario Ceroli, Henry Moore, Giuseppe Uncini, Alberto Garutti, Gianni Dessì, Shay Frisch, Giovanni Albanese…

A special section of the exhibition features some jewels created by great XXth-century artists. A hall will feature works selected by Facchini and Marziani among the best proposal on the international market. Masterpieces by Arman, Pol Bury, Alexander Calder, Lucio Fontana, Roy Lichtenstein, Niki de Saint Phalle, Pablo Picasso, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Giò Pomodoro…

COLLEZIONE CARANDENTE The project of the Carandente Collection grows on solid foundations, along never-static roots that speak of Italian art in the second half of the twentieth century, of now legendary sculptors, international names but also local artists who have fueled the cultural consciousness of Spoleto and its extensive surroundings. The foundations of this museum concern the historical core of its collection, a heritage that Giovanni Carandente built with dedication and passion, documenting the artistic events of Spoleto, design dreams (Sculptures in the city), fixed events (Spoleto Prize, Festival dei Due Mondi), the Group of Spoleto, the research of Italian and foreign masters, up to the special relationship with Leoncillo Leonardi, the most important of the “local” artists, inventor of the Spoleto Prize, among the main architects of the city’s cultural maturation. Starting from here was necessary: the philological qualities of the heritage, its iconographic peculiarities, the private connections that have become the historical conscience of the project and of its necessary evolutions. On this basis, convinced that a collection must follow the spirit of the times, it was necessary to shape a new exhibition layout, creating more rigorous and connective settings, using white as a living counterpoint, inviting the public to a reborn empathy, to an emotional and sensory journey, to an assonant narrative between memory and future.

BIOGRAPHY Giorgio Facchini was born in Fano in 1947. When he was very young, while devoting himself to drawing, he attended the studio of a goldsmith, an uncle of his. He later met sculptor Edgardo Mannucci, fundamental for his formation, while continuing his studies in Venice. He made his debut with some jewels, first informal and then spatial, made with the “osso di seppia” technique (Italian for cuttlefish bone). The first exhibition takes place at the Fanesi Gallery in Ancona. In 1967 he won first prize at the Bevilacqua La Masa in Venice. In 1969 he began to create kinetic jewels. In the same year, Pierre Cardin invited him to Paris to present his jewellery together with his autumn/winter fashion collections. In 1970 he took part in an exhibition at Fumanti, a Roman jewellery company specialising in artists’ pieces. Also in the 1970s, exhibitions at the Galleria Levi in Milan, La Nuova Pesa in Rome, La Triennale in Milan. In 1971 he won the First Prize at the VI Gubbio Metal Art Biennial. In 1972 he exhibited at the Drummonds jewelry store in Melbourne. In these years he developed his ties with the Festival dei Due Mondi, until in 1974 he minted the gold medal commissioned by the Festival. In the same year he exhibited in the United States at the Wichita Museum. In 1981 a new solo show at Drummonds, then a large exhibition at the Pinacoteca di Macerata. In 1992 he participated in Oro d’Autore. In 1997 he held a solo exhibition at the Archaeological Museum of Milan. In 2001 he was featured in important exhibitions at Palazzo Pitti in Florence and Mole Vanvitelliana in Ancona. In 2006 he received a tribute within the International Review G.B. Salvi in Sassoferrato. In 2009 he participated in the exhibition “Italian sculpture in the jewel of an artist from the second half of the 20th century” at the Attilio and Cleofe Gaffoglio Museum in Rapallo. In 2010 he exhibited at the Sturni Antiquities Gallery in Rome. Besides jewelry, Facchini is dedicated to sculpture and medallistics. He has taught plastic disciplines at the Academy of Fine Arts in Macerata and at the Brera Academy in Milan.

The exhibition ends on Sunday 29 July 2018
Info: www.palazzocollicola.it https://www.facebook.com/PALAZZOCOLLICOLA
Palazzo Collicola: info@palazzocollicola.it
Sistema Museo: ufficiostampa@sistemamuseo.it

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Jul 7 @ 14:30

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(Italiano) Sfortuna e fortuna degli studi sull’arte umbra del Due-Trecento | Marco Pierini dialoga con Bruno Toscano @ Museo Nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto
Jul 8 @ 18:00
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(Italiano) Tra le mura del Rock – Storie e racconti di arte e cultura @ Laboratorio di Disegno e Pittura di Cosimo Brunetti
Jul 8 @ 21:30

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(Italiano) Tra le mura del Rock – Storie e racconti di arte e cultura @ Laboratorio di Disegno e Pittura di Cosimo Brunetti
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(Italiano) Il BIBLIOBUS fa tappa a San Silvestro @ San Silvestro - Piazzale vicino alla chiesa
Jul 10 @ 16:00 – 18:00
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(Italiano) X° ed. VIAGGIATORI sulla FLAMINIA – “Ibis Redibis” @ Partenza da Spoletosfera
Jul 10 @ 17:00
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Book presentation THE PALAZZE FRESCOES – A Tale between Umbria and America @ Rocca Albornoz - Sala Antonini
Jul 10 @ 18:00

Book presentation:
THE PALAZZE FRESCOES – A Tale between Umbria and America
by Tommaso di Carpegna Falconieri and Grazia Maria Fachechi
(Gangemi, Roma 2017)

Speeches by:
Serena Romano
(Professor of Medieval Art History at the University of Lausanne)
Bruno Toscano
(Professor Emeritus, University of Roma Tre)

Coordinator:
Paola Mercurelli Salari
(Director of Rocca Albornoz – National Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto)

The Curators will be present

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(Italiano) Tra le mura del Rock – Storie e racconti di arte e cultura @ Laboratorio di Disegno e Pittura di Cosimo Brunetti
Jul 11 @ 19:30

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(Italiano) Apertura straordinaria serale della Rocca Albornoz e Visite guidate alla mostra Capolavori del Trecento. Il Cantiere di Giotto, Spoleto e l’Appennino e ai camminamenti difensivi @ Rocca Albornoziana - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
Jul 12 @ 19:30 – 22:30

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XXXIII Sagra del Tartufo – 33rd Truffle Festival @ Terzo San Severo
Jul 13 – Jul 22 all-day

Loc. Terzo San Severo, 13-22 July 2018
XXXIII Sagra del Tartufo – 33rd Truffle Festival
Organization: Associazione Amici di Terzo San Severo e Roselli

Info and programme:
www.sagradeltartufoterzosansevero.it

In Italy, a sagra is a local festival, very often dedicated to some specific local food.
Usually, the festival’s tavern opens for dinner and events such as folk music shows are scheduled in the evening.

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – THE MAGIC OF SUNSET. Panoramic walk @ Casa Romana
Jul 13 @ 19:30
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THE MAGIC OF SUNSET – Panoramic walk

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event by Sistema Museo, waits for you on Friday 13 July 2018 at 19.30 at the Roman House for a city walk called The magic of sunset.

An expert guide will accompany you on a panoramic walk around the fortress that will allow you to admire with new eyes the famous monuments of Spoleto and learn about interesting stories and anecdotes about the city.

The visit will be followed by an aperitive, thanks to the collaboration with Con Spoleto – the Spoleto hotel managers’ association.

Meet at 19.30 at the Roman House (via di Visiale).

Participation fee
Guided visit – Full € 7,00
Guided visit – Discounts € 5,00 for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitive – € 5,00

Please reserve within Friday at 13.00:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

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(Italiano) Finissage CANAPA NERA “Guardavo le macerie ed immaginavo il futuro” @ Rocca Albornoz - Salone d'Onore
Jul 14 @ 21:30
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(Italiano) Tra le mura del Rock – Storie e racconti di arte e cultura @ Laboratorio di Disegno e Pittura di Cosimo Brunetti
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THE FOUR SEASONS – Spoleto’s Summer 2018 @ Spoleto
Jul 20 – Sep 2 all-day
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Christian De Sica, Giancarlo Giannini, Caparezza, David Riondino, Kataklò dance company and Mauro Bigonzetti, the International Dance Gala Tribute to Rudolf Nureyev, the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale’s Eine Kleine Musik, Umbria Ensemble’s concerts of the dawn that pay homage to Leonard Bernstein and the Beatles: these are some of the protagonists and shows that make up the programme of THE FOUR SEASONS – Spoleto’s Summer, the cultural showcase of the Municipality of Spoleto that offers music, dance, theatre and literary events.

The summer programme of events also includes the mid-August events organized by PRO LOCO “A. Busetti”, as well as conferences, guided city walks, social events organized by various associations of the city including the State Archives of Perugia – Spoleto section, Cinema Sala Pegasus, Spoleto Studi d’Arte, Laudesi Umbri choir. Many exhibitions are also on display, such as the ones in Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, Masterpieces of the 14th century at Rocca Albornoz, Diocesan Museum and Basilica of S. Eufemia, the one dedicated to the Festival of 1959 at the State Archives of Spoleto, Giacomo Ramaccini’s installation, Deposito d’autore at Casa Menotti and Figurazioni Musicali at the Galleria d’Arte e Tessuti.

Giancarlo Giannini opens the programme – Friday, July 20 (21.15) at the Roman Theatre – with the recital LE PAROLE NOTE, a meeting between literature and music that sees on stage, along with the great actor, the Marco Zurzolo Quartet with accordionist Luciano Biondini as special guest. An event by I Love Spoleto.

On Saturday, July 21 (h. 21.15) the dance show MEDITERRANEA will be staged at the Roman Theatre. A choreographic circumnavigation through the music of cultures overlooking the Mediterranean. A show that was born in 1993 for the Balletto di Toscana and that immediately got a resounding success. For its 15th anniversary, in 2008, he was re-produced for the Teatro alla Scala company, marking Mauro Bigonzetti’s first Scala debut. Mediterranea is a production by Daniele Cipriani. An event by I Love Spoleto.

The Kataklò Athletic Dance Theatre will perform in the splendid setting of the Roman Theatre on Friday, July 27 at 21.15 with READY, a show specially designed by Giulia Staccioli, with spectacular choreographies taken from Eureka (2016), Puzzle (2012) and Play (2008), maintaining the dynamic, athletic, poetic and original spirit that has made the Kataklò the most loved and requested Italian company of athletic theater in the world. An event by I Love Spoleto.

Another important dance appointment will take place on Saturday, July 28 at 21.00, still at the Roman Theatre: the Great International Dance Gala tribute to Rudolf Nureyev, by Daniele Cipriani. Eighty years after its birth and twenty-five years after his death, the show is a journey through the most significant stages of the extraordinary artist’s career. The refined multimedia projections by video artist Massimiliano Siccardi will be accompanied, at the beginning, by a rare recording directed by Nureyev. An event by I Love Spoleto.

Double appointment – Friday 10th and Saturday 11th August ( Teatro Caio Melisso, h. 18.00) – with the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale and EINE KLEINE MUSIK 2018: a musical tribute to LA FRANCE with pieces by Erik Satie, Gabriel Fauré and Francis Poulenc. Afterwards, BA-TA-CLAN, the famous opera that marked the first great success of Jacques Offenbach, based on Ludovic Halévy’s libretto. Direction and staging by Giorgio Bongiovanni and Lisa Nava with the Soloists of Spoleto’s Teatro Lirico Sperimentale “A. Belli”.

Saturday August 18, at the Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò (h. 21.30), David Riondino will be the protagonist of IL DIO DENARO (Non avrai altro Dio all’infuori di me) e altre letture (Italian for THE MONEY GOD – Thou shalt have no other gods before me – and other readings).
It is a special event included in the Libro d’Ingresso series, that marks a further step in the artistic collaboration between David Riondino and musician Fabrizio De Rossi Re.

Two concerts at dawn are organized by Umbria Ensemble chamber group, both of which will be held at the Rocca Albornoziana. The first one will take place on Saturday 11 August at 6.10, a tribute to Leonard Bernstein on the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of the great composer’s birth. The second one, Da Vivaldi ai Beatles, on Saturday 25 August at 6.25, will be a musical journey from Vivaldi to Boccherini, passing through some Beatles’ repertoire, reinterpreted by guitarist Leo Brouwer.

On Friday, August 31 at 21.30, Italian singer Caparezza will perform at the Municipal Stadium, with its Prisoner 709 Tour. The Tour promotes the homonymous seventh studio album by the brilliant artist, songwriter and rapper whose most peculiar expressive feature is stylistic contamination and sound eclecticism. An event by I Love Spoleto.

The full programme of The Four Seasons – Spoleto’s Summer includes many other events organized in collaboration with various cultural associations such as the recitals NOTE LETTERE curated by ‘G. Carducci’ and ‘G. Carandente’ libraries in collaboration with Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto ‘A. Belli’, and INCONTRI MUSICALI 2018 at Rocca Albornoz and Church of Sant’Agata (curated by Spoleto Studi d’Arte) on August 15, 17, 19, 23, 24, 26, 30, 31 and September 2.

THE FULL PROGRAMME

LE PAROLE NOTE Roman Theatre | 20/7 h 21.15
Giancarlo Giannini recital | with Marco Zurzolo Quartet and ARTeM String Quintet
special guest Luciano Biondini | organized by I Love Spoleto

HISTORY OF THE COMPLEX OF SANT’AGATA – from monastery to prison
former Church of Sant’Agata | 21/07 h 18.00
conference | speech by Luigi Rambotti | organized by Perugia State Archives – Spoleto Section

MEDITERRANEA Roman Theatre | 21/7 h 21.15
dance show | choreography by Mauro Bigonzetti | produced by Daniele Cipriani
Entertainment | organized by I Love Spoleto

READY – Kataklò Athletic Dance Theatre – Roman Theatre | 27/07 h 21.15
acrobatic dance | conception and artistic direction Giulia Staccioli | organized by I Love Spoleto

INTERNATIONAL DANCE GALA Roman Theatre | 28/07 h 21.00
tribute to Rudolf Nureyev twenty-five years past his passing and eighty years from his birth
Produced by Daniele Cipriani Entertainment | organized by I Love Spoleto

PERFECT! IL RE DEL PUGNO Cinéma Sala Pegasus | 04/08 h 17.00
documentary film on the world of chessboxing | national premiere
direction and editing A. Mignacca | final debate
38° Ferragosto Spoletino | Pro Loco Spoleto ‘A. Busetti’

POTATOES: dug up, cooked and eaten Torrecola-Acquaiura | 05/08 h 10.00
38° Ferragosto Spoletino | discovering traditions with potato harvesting, tasting of bruschetta and bread rubbed with tomatoes
Lunch at ‘La Luna Piena’ restaurant h 12.30 | info and reservations Pro Loco Spoleto ‘A. Busetti’

EINE KLEINE MUSIK 2018 Teatro Caio Melisso ‘Spazio Carla Fendi’ | 10-11/08 h 18.00
LA FRANCE | music by E. Satie, G. Faurè, F. Poulenc

BA-TA-CLAN | libretto by Ludovic Halévy, music J. Offenbach
72a Opera Season by Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto ‘A. Belli’

WAITING FOR THE FALLING STARS departure from Giro della Rocca | 10/08 h 18.00
city walk with Irene Maturi, Caterina Sapori and Roberto Quirino | cena alla
dinner at ‘Il Panciolle’ h 20.30 | 38° Ferragosto Spoletino | info and reservations Pro Loco Spoleto ‘A. Busetti’

DAWN CONCERTS Rocca Albornoz | 11/08 h 06.10
tribute to Leonard Bernstein on the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of the great composer’s birth.
by Umbria Ensemble

DANCING UNDER THE STARS Piazza del Comune | 11/08 h 21.00
dance show with Lorenzo Lupi from the Vienna State Opera Academy and ContemporaneaMENTE Gruppo Danza
38° Ferragosto Spoletino | info and reservations Pro Loco Spoleto ‘A. Busetti’

EMOTIONS AND NOTES concert for Cristian Piazza del Comune | 12/08 h 21.00
an evening of music and much more, with many friends of Cristian
38° Ferragosto Spoletino | info and reservations Pro Loco Spoleto ‘A. Busetti’

MAMMA LI TURCHI Piazza del Comune | 13/08 h 21.00
music from Southern Italy, pizzica, tarantella, tammurriata
38° Ferragosto Spoletino | info and reservations Pro Loco Spoleto ‘A. Busetti’

LA PUNTURA NO…NO…NO…!!! Piazza del Comune | 14/08 h 21.00
comedy by ‘La Traussa’ Theatre Company
38° Ferragosto Spoletino | info e prenotazioni Pro Loco Spoleto ‘A. Busetti’

INCONTRI MUSICALI 2018 Rocca Albornoz, Sala Antonini | 15/08 h 18.00
music by Haydn, Delibes, Lutoslawski, Mozart | curated by Spoleto Studi d’Arte

APACHE in concert Piazza del Comune | 15/08 h 19.00
38° Ferragosto Spoletino | Pro Loco Spoleto ‘A. Busetti’

TOMBOLA AND MID-AUGUST LOTTERY Piazza del Comune | 15/08 h 21.30
historic tombola board | 38° Ferragosto Spoletino | Pro Loco Spoleto ‘A. Busetti’

INCONTRI MUSICALI 2018 Rocca Albornoz | 17/08 h 18.00
music by di Britten, Strauss, Rossini | curated by Spoleto Studi d’Arte

IL DIO DENARO Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò | 18/08 h 21.30
(non avrai altro Dio al di fuori di me) e altre letture
THE MONEY GOD – Thou shalt have no other gods before me
a show by and with David Riondino | music di Fabrizio De Rossi Re

INCONTRI MUSICALI 2018 Rocca Albornoz, Sala Antonini | 19/08 h 18.00
music by Chausson, Beethoven, Bunch | curated by Spoleto Studi d’Arte

INCONTRI MUSICALI 2018 former Church of Sant’Agata | 23/08 h 18.30
short concerts for families with children | curated by Spoleto Studi d’Arte

NOTE LETTERE (NOTES AND LETTERS, KNOWN LETTERS) Monteluco, prato piccolo | 23/08 h 18.00
The Magic Flute | Words, Voices, Belcanto and Music | recital curated by ‘G. Carducci’ and ‘G. Carandente’ libraries and Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto ‘A. Belli’

10 KM OF MUSIC Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò | 23/08 h 21.30
concert with music ranging from R. Galliano to E. Morricone and R. Molinelli
curated by Spoleto’s Trio Gabriele Francioli, Gianni Scarabottini, Marco Marino

INCONTRI MUSICALI 2018 Rocca Albornoz, Sala Antonini | 24/08 h 18.00
Music by Reich, Barber, Ligeti, CPE Bach | curated by Spoleto Studi d’Arte

CANTEMUS choral concert Rocca Albornoz, Sala Antonini | 24/08 h 21.30
a meeting of voices | Jacobus Gallus choir-Trieste conductor M° Marko Sancin |
Laudesi Umbri ‘Padre Antonio Giannone’ choir from Spoleto conductor Father Matteo Ferraldeschi

THE SUN OF SICILY in concert Church of S. Ponziano | 24/08 h 18.00
concert for organ | Angelo Silvio Rosati and Roberto Petralia | buffet by ConSpoleto
38° Ferragosto Spoletino | reservations Pro Loco Spoleto ‘A. Busetti’

DAWN CONCERTS Rocca Albornoz | 25/08 h 06.25
concert from Vivaldi to the Beatles – music by Vivaldi, Boccherini, Beatles/Brouwer | curated by Umbria Ensemble

CHRISTIAN talks about CHRISTIAN DE SICA Piazza Duomo | 25/08 h 21.15
concert with with the extraordinary participation of Pino Strabioli | Big Band Universe Orchestra
conducted by Marco Tiso | piano Riccardo Biseo | organized by I Love Spoleto

INCONTRI MUSICALI 2018 Rocca Albornoz, Sala Antonini | 26/08 h 18.00
music by Monteverdi, Allegri, Stefani, Wennakowski, Brahms | curated by Spoleto Studi d’Arte

NOTE LETTERE (NOTES AND LETTERS, KNOWN LETTERS) Rione ‘Le Casette’
Piazza Donatori del Sangue | 29/08 h 21.00
Don Giovanni | Words, Voices, Belcanto and Music | recital curated by ‘G. Carducci’ and ‘G. Carandente’ libraries and Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto ‘A. Belli’

INCONTRI MUSICALI 2018 former Church of Sant’Agata | 30/08 h 18.30
short concerts for families with children  | curated by Spoleto Studi d’Arte

INCONTRI MUSICALI 2018 Rocca Albornoz, Sala Antonini | 31/08 h 18.00
music by Zante, Kreisler, Paganini, Duruflè, Vivaldi  | curated by Spoleto Studi d’Arte

NOTE LETTERE (NOTES AND LETTERS, KNOWN LETTERS) Anfiteatro Centro Civico di San Nicolò | 31/08 h 21.00
Don Giovanni | Words, Voices, Belcanto and Music | recital curated by ‘G. Carducci’ and ‘G. Carandente’ libraries and Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto ‘A. Belli’

CAPAREZZA PRISONER 709 TOUR
Municipal Stadium | 31/08 h 21.30
concert | organized by I Love Spoleto

INCONTRI MUSICALI 2018 Rocca Albornoz, Sala Antonini | 02/09 h 18.00
music by Roussel, Martinu, Stravinsky, Schumann | curated by Spoleto Studi d’Arte

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EXHIBITIONS

MASTERPIECES OF THE 14TH CENTURY. The worksite of Giotto, Spoleto and the Apennines,
24/06 – 04/11 | curated by Vittoria Garibaldi and Alessandro Delpriori
Diocesan Museum, Basilica of S. Eufemia, Rocca Albornoz, National Museum of the Duchy
featuring about 70 gold-bottomed paintings on wood, polychrome wooden sculptures and miniatures
other exhibition venues: Trevi, Montefalco and Scheggino | www.capolavorideltrecento.it

EXHIBITIONS AT PALAZZO COLLICOLA ARTI VISIVE 30/06 – 07/10
curated by Gianluca Marziani
Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive – Eugene Leway with ‘Ghost Witness Shadow’, Giorgio Ortona with ‘F.I.C.O.’, Yigal Ozeri with ‘Where are we going?’, Andrea Pacanowski with ‘All’infuori di Me’, Roberta Pizzorno with ‘Full of emptiness’, Giuseppe Pulvirenti with ‘Trademark SP’
and Giorgio Facchini with ‘Gioielli come sculture, sculture come gioielli’ (exhibitions by Facchini and Pulvirenti will end on July 29)
16/07-31/08 Fri-Sun 10.30-13.00 / 15.30-19.00
01/09-07/10 Sat and Sun 10.30-13.00 / 15.30-19.00
Roman House – Ttozoi with ‘Genius Loci (Reworks)’ | every day 10.30-13.30 / 14.00-19.00

SPOLETO 1959 – The Second Festival of Two Worlds 28/06 – 20/09
Parugia State Archives – Spoleto Section (Largo Ermini)
featuring original photographs, archival documents and articles
Mon-Fri 8.30-13.30 | Mon and Thu 14.30-17.00 | free admission

CARATTERI DI TESTA 28/06 – 02/09
installation by Giacomo Ramaccini | Rocca Albornoz, National Museum of the Duchy
Tue-Sun 9.30-19.30 | Mon 9.30-13.30 | last admission 45’ before closing time

DEPOSITO D’AUTORE 30/06 – 31/08
curated by Gianluca Marziani | Casa Menotti (Piazza Duomo)
10 artists to recount the relationship between Giovanni Carandente and Spoleto
Tue-Sun 10.30-13.00 / 16.00-20.00 | free admission

FIGURAZIONI MUSICALI 07/07 – 31/07
curated by Maria Giuseppina Caldarola
Galleria Officina d’Arte&Tessuti (Via Plinio il Giovane)
setting up by Piefrancesco Caprio | Giulia Carioti, Annamaria Castellan, Cristina Mariani, Guido Nosa

Online ticket purchase for the following events:

20/07 | GIANCARLO GIANNINI: https://bit.ly/2lrDYHr

21/07 | MEDITERRANEA: https://bit.ly/2lnIXsM

27/07 | READY by Kataklò: https://bit.ly/2JXg0Tm

28/07 | INTERNATIONAL DANCE GALA: https://bit.ly/2MEJXW1

Municipal Stadium | Beginning of concert at 21.30 (gates open at 19)
31/08 | CAPAREZZA : https://bit.ly/2I8VHN3

25/08 | Christian talks about Christian de Sica: http://ilovespoleto.it/desica

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – JEWELS AS SCULPTURES / SCULPTURES AS JEWELS @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Jul 20 @ 19:30
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JEWELS AS SCULPTURES / SCULPTURES AS JEWELS

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event by Sistema Museo, waits for you on Friday 20 July 2018 at 19.30 at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive with an appointment dedicated to Jewels as Sculptures / Sculptures as Jewels, the temporary exhibition by Giorgio Facchini curated by Gianluca Marziani.

The exhibition, housed in the Carandente Museum, is designed as a dialogue between the jewels created by the artist from Pesaro and the important works of Spoleto art collection. To further enrich the exhibition, jewels by important artists such as Arman, Bury, Calder, Fontana, Lichtenstein, Picasso, Arnaldo and Gio Pomodoro.

The visit will be followed by an aperitive, thanks to the collaboration with Con Spoleto – the Spoleto hotel managers’ association.

Participation fee
Guided visit – Full € 7,00
Guided visit – Discounts € 5,00 for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitive – € 5,00

Please reserve within Friday at 13.00:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

(Italiano) Concerto di Laura Magnani @ Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Jul 20 @ 21:00

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LE PAROLE NOTE feat. Giancarlo Giannini @ Teatro Romano
Jul 20 @ 21:15
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Friday 20 July at 21.15 – Teatro Romano
LE PAROLE NOTE
Featuring Giancarlo Giannini

readings featuring an orchestra and the Marco Zurzolo Quartet
with ARTeM String Quintet
Special guest Luciano Biondini

Giancarlo Giannini’s recital is a peculiar meeting of literature and music. The actor, particularly skilled in text analysis, recites a series of passages and poems by Neruda, Garcia Lorca, Marquez, Shakespeare, Angiolieri, Salinas.
The various authors’ chosen passages all share the same theme: Love, Woman, Passion… Life!
Giancarlo Giannini’s voice will be flanked by a series of previously unissued tracks by Neapolitan saxophonist Marco Zurzolo, performed by his quartet.
Mystic, melancholic, loving, ironic atmospheres in a journey through time, from the 13th century to the present days.
Great emotions, various atmospheres.

Tickets: https://bit.ly/2lrDYHr

Jul
21
Sat
PHOTO EXHIBITION | The Hidden Theatre. A story in images @ Museo Archeologico e Teatro Romano di Spoleto
Jul 21 2018 – Dec 31 2019 all-day
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The exhibition The Hidden Theatre. A story in images is a collection of unpublished photographs dating back to the years of the discovery of the Roman Theatre of Spoleto and its unearthing, from 1938 to 1960.

The exhibition, promoted by the Polo Museale dell’Umbria – Museo Archeologico e Teatro Romano di Spoleto, in collaboration with Astra onlus and the Archivio di Stato di Perugia, section of Spoleto, shows photographs coming from the Accademia Etrusca di Cortona and from the archive of the Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell’Umbria. The exhibition reveals unpublished aspects of the discovery of the Roman theatre and the transformation of the complex of S.Agata from a judicial prison (1867-1957) to a museum.

The history of the monastery of S. Agata – already known thanks to the research of G. Curti, S. Di Sante Coaccioli, S. Gubbiotti, resulting in the 2011 documented book “The Roman Theatre and the former monastery of S.Agata. Chronicle of its transformations” – is now enriched by photographs taken by the then inspector archaeologist Umberto Ciotti, who documented every step of the demolition and excavation work.

Polo Museale dell’Umbria
Piazza Giordano Bruno 10 – Perugia – tel. 075 5759612
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
Via Sant’Agata 18A – tel. 0743 223277

(Italiano) Inaugurazione mostra fotografica: Il teatro nascosto. Una storia per immagini @ Museo Archeologico e Teatro Romano di Spoleto
Jul 21 @ 16:30
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History of the Complex of Sant’Agata – from monastery to prison @ ex Chiesa di Sant'Agata
Jul 21 @ 18:00

History of the Complex of Sant’Agata
from monastery to prison

conference

Former Church of Sant’Agata
Saturday 21 July h 18.00

Speech by Luigi Rambotti
Organization: Perugia State Archives – Spoleto Section

Event included in Le Quattro Stagioni – Spoleto d’Estate summer festival.

MEDITERRANEA @ Teatro Romano
Jul 21 @ 21:15
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Saturday 21 July at 21.15, Teatro Romano, it’s the time of MEDITERRANEA, a choreographic circumnavigation through the music produced by Mediterranean cultures. The show was first staged in 1993 by Balletto di Toscana and receives immediate appraisal. In 2008 it is revisited for the Teatro alla Scala, marking Mauro Bigonzetti’s debut at the famous theatre.
Mediterranea is a Daniele Cipriani production.

Tickets: https://bit.ly/2lnIXsM

Choreography: Mauro Bigonzetti
Music: W.A. Mozart, G. Ligeti, G.P. da Palestrina and folk music from the Mediterranean
chosen by Paride Bonetta, Mauro Bigonzetti
Light: Carlo Cerri
Costumes: Roberto Tirelli
Assistant choreographer: Stefania di Cosmo
Production: Daniele Cipriani Entertainment

Dancers
UMBERTO DESANTIS, FRANCESCO MORO, VALENTINA CHIULLI, MARCO FAGIOLI, ELISA AQUILANI, VALERIO POLVERARI, ANDREA CALEFFI and DAVIDE PIETRONIRO
featuring the Corpo di Ballo della Daniele Cipriani Entertainment

Jul
22
Sun
Concerts in the Church of Sant’Agata @ ex Chiesa di Sant'Agata
Jul 22 @ 11:00
Jul
25
Wed
(Italiano) Stagione Teatrale Regionale 2018: I MIRACOLI DI DON PIERINO @ Arena verde attrezzato Baiano di Spoleto
Jul 25 @ 21:15

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Jul
27
Fri
Sagra of Eel and Crayfish @ Beroide
Jul 27 – Aug 12 all-day

Fraz. Beroide, dal 27 luglio al 12 agosto 2018
Sagra of Eel and Crayfish
Music and dance shows, food stands, tavern in the castle, etc.

Organization: Ass.ne Pro Beroide – www.beroide.it

In Italy, a sagra is a local festival, very often dedicated to some specific local food.
Usually, the festival’s tavern opens for dinner and events such as folk music shows are scheduled in the evening.

Thematic visit to the exhibition “Capolavori del Trecento” @ Rocca Albornoziana - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
Jul 27 @ 18:30
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event curated by Sistema Museo, dedicates a series of events to Capolavori del Trecento – Il cantiere di Giotto, Spoleto e l’Appennino, the great exhibition which is being held in 4 different Umbrian towns and features over 70 works from prestigious national and international collections.

The first meeting, in collaboration with the National Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto, is scheduled for Friday July 27 and will be focused on the Maestro delle Palazze, one of the many artists, often anonymous, who became interpreters of the deepest and truest soul of the Apennines.

Meet at 18.30 at Rocca Albornoz ticket counter
Admission fee: Guided tour – € 5.00
Reservation required by 18.00 on Friday July 27: news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it – 0743.224952
The monument will close at 7.30 p.m.

Event curated by Sistema Museo

READY – Kataklò Athletic Dance Theatre @ Teatro Romano
Jul 27 @ 21:15
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Friday 27 July at 21.15, Kataklò Athletic Dance Theatre brings on stage READY in the splendid Teatro Romano. The show is conceived by Giulia Staccioli who proposes spectacular choreographies from Eureka (2016), Puzzle (2012) and Play (2008), maintaining the original dynamic, athletic, poetic line that made Kataklò the most appreciated Italian athletic theatre company.

Tickets: https://bit.ly/2JXg0Tm

(Italiano) Stagione Teatrale Regionale 2018: C’ERA UNA VOLTA LA SMORFIA @ Arena verde attrezzato Baiano di Spoleto
Jul 27 @ 21:15

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Jul
28
Sat
Tribute to Rudolf NUREYEV – INTERNATIONAL DANCE GALA @ Teatro Romano
Jul 28 @ 21:15
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Tribute to Rudolf NUREYEV
INTERNATIONAL DANCE GALA

curated by Daniele Cipriani
Twenty-five years past his passing and eighty years from his birth, étoiles and first dancers from the world’s major theatres convene in Spoleto

Saturday 28 July at 21,00 at the Roman Theatre, the Gran Gala Internazionale di Danza – Tribute to Rudolf Nureyev organized by Daniele Cipriani.
A journey through the extraordinary dancer’s most meaningful steps, featuring a rare shooting directed by Nureyev, entwined with refined multimedia projections by videoartist Massimiliano Siccardi.

Tickets: https://bit.ly/2MEJXW1

Rudolf Nureyev lives. He lives in the memories of those who saw him soaring up and floating in the air, in his intense performances that made him a true protagonist of classical dance.

He profoundly loved Italy and was twice at the Spoleto Festival, in 1964 and again in the 1980s. As all the world’s theatres pay tribute to the unforgettable dancer, Spoleto joins in the celebrations.

“Dance is my life. A predestination exists in me, a spirit that not all have. I must fulfill my destiny, mine’s a road with no return. It is my sentence, possibly, but my happiness too. If I’ll be asked when will I stop dancing, the answer will be: when I’ll stop living”. RUDOLF NUREYEV

Aug
3
Fri
(Italiano) Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – UNA NOTTE AL CASTELLO @ Rocca Albornoz - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
Aug 3 @ 21:00
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Aug
4
Sat
38° FERRAGOSTO SPOLETINO 2018 – Mid-August Events @ Spoleto
Aug 4 – Aug 24 all-day

38° FERRAGOSTO SPOLETINO 2018
Spoleto Mid-August events

Saturday 4 August
17:00 Pegasus Cinema
NATIONAL CINEMA PREMIERE
Perfect! Il Re del pugno
Documentary film on the world of Italian chessboxing
Galaxian Explosion” production
Direction and editing by Alessandro Mignacca
Assistant Director Alessandro Aquilani
In collaboration with Francesco Abondante.

A debate follows the screening
Free admission

Sunday 5 August
DISCOVERING TRADITIONS
Potatoes: dug up, cooked and eaten

10:00 Meeting at the junction of Torrecola, National Road towards Terni, to continue towards Acquaiura.
Arrival, potato harvesting – and you may also find chicory!
During the harvest bruschetta and bread rubbed with tomatoes will be offered
12:30 Lunch at La Luna Piena Restaurant in Montebibico
Menu: Starter – Strengozzi pasta with spicy tomato sauce – Gnocchi with goose sauce
Mountain roast – Peasant potatoes – Mixed salad – Dessert – Water – Wine – Coffee

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:
Tel. 0743/46484 – Cell. 331/8855493 – 349/3722424 E-mail: prospoleto@gmail.com
Admission fee: Children up to 5 years free / Children up to 10 years € 12,00 / Adults Members € 20,00 – Non-members € 22,00

Friday 10 August
WAITING FOR THE FALLING STARS

18.00 City walk with Dr. Caterina Sapori, Dr. Roberto Quirino and Dr. Irene Maturi.
“I love not Man the less, but Nature more”.
A ‘Rocca’ tour’ among poems, songs and chats about Nature.
With the participation of Caterina Sapori, Irene Maturi, Roberto Quirino, Stefano Chiampo,
Alessandro Preda and… many more!
Meeting at 18.00 in front of La Portella bar (Giro della Rocca)

20.30 Dinner under the Stars – Terrace of Il Panciolle Restaurant

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:
Tel. 0743/46484 – Cell. 331/8855493 – 349/3722424 E-mail: prospoleto@gmail.com
(maximum 80 seats on the terrace – additional places inside)
Participation fee: Trekking € 10.00
Member Dinner: €25.00 – Non Member Dinner: €27.00.
Trekking + Member dinner € 30,00 – Trekking + Non Member dinner € 33,00

Saturday 11 August
21.00 Piazza del Comune
DANCING UNDER THE STARS Music and dance

Entrance € 10,00

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:
Tel. 0743/46484 – Cell. 331/8855493 – 349/3722424 E-mail: prospoleto@gmail.com

Sunday 12 August
21.00 Piazza del Comune
EMOTIONS AND NOTES concert for Cristian
Free admission

Monday 13 August
21.00 Piazza del Comune
MAMMA LI TURCHI
Music from Southern Italy

Pizzica, tarantella, tammuriata

Mamma li Turchi was born in January 2013 in Umbria from the meeting of “immigrant” musicians, who have moved away from their lands, or who have found their ideal homeland in Southern Italy. It was born from an intimate need to keep alive within ourselves the sense of belonging, the fire of passion and our roots, because the deeper the roots go, the more it is possible to know what is different from us, making this experience an opportunity for growth. Mamma li Turchi is therefore always looking for new sounds, which start from philological study and then seek a dialogue with the sounds of other peoples. 
Entrance € 10,00

INFO AND RESERVATIONS:
Tel. 0743/46484 – Cell. 331/8855493 – 349/3722424 E-mail: prospoleto@gmail.com

Tuesday 14 August
–SHOW CANCELED DUE TO BAD WEATHER–
21.30 Piazza del Comune
COMEDY BY “LA TRAUSSA” THEATRE COMPANY
La puntura no…no…no…!!

Mirella marries Stefano to the joy of her stepmother Leonida who has looked after her with love since she was a child.
The honeymoon will be interrupted by an unexpected visit: the natural father of Mirella who is unaware of the wedding, will arrive with a young man, whom he wants to give his daughter in marriage.
What will the protagonists invent so as not to disappoint the rich Father Annibale?
Funny and colorful situations, brilliant dialogues and misunderstandings will be the focus of this comedy.
Entrance € 10,00

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