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Sep
29
Wed
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Sep 29 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Sep 29 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Sep 29 all-day
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San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Sep 29 all-day
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Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
Facebook: Cinéma Sala Pegasus
cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

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SPOLETO D’ESTATE | Full programme @ Spoleto
Sep 29 all-day

SPOLETO D’ESTATE 2021
Music, theatre, dance, art
organized by the City of Spoleto

July 18 – September 29, 2021
 


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Individual walking tours of Spoleto @ Spoleto, partenza da Piazza della Libertà
Sep 29 all-day

GUIDED WALKING TOURS OF SPOLETO

EVERY DAY (advance booking required)
Morning: 10h00
Afternoon: 16h00

Itinerary (2 hours): starting point at Piazza della Libertà, visit of the Roman Theatre, Arch of Drusus and Germanicus, Piazza del Mercato, Cathedral, walk around the Fortress, looking at the Fortress and the Bridge

Meeting point: Piazza della Libertà, in front of the Info Box, 10 minutes before departure

ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED

For information and booking:
Ph. +39 075 815227/28
emergency number: +39 339 3390103
e-mail: info@assoguide.it

Organization: AGTU (Associazione Guide Turistiche Umbria)
Tours are led by Authorized Tourist Guides

Sep
30
Thu
MUSEUM MASTERPIECES | Thematic guided tours in museums
Sep 30 all-day

MUSEUM MASTERPIECES
Thematic guided tours in museums

SEPTEMBER 2021

Themed guided tours Museum Masterpieces by Sistema Museo, in collaboration with the Direzione Regionale Musei dell’Umbria – Rocca Albornoz – Museo Nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto – Tempietto sul Clitunno, the Municipality of Spoleto and the Municipality of Campello sul Clitunno continue. These are special thematic guided tours of the collections of the Spoleto Card museums.

The scheduled guided tours are an opportunity to deepen and discover the precious historical and artistic heritage of Spoleto and Campello sul Clitunno.

CALENDAR OF GUIDED TOURS – SEPTEMBER 2021

Roman House
The Roman house, mosaics and wall paintings
Thursday to Sunday 15:30

Church of St John and St Paul
The painting cycle and the Thomas Becket fresco.
Friday to Sunday 17:00

Collicola Palace
Temporary exhibitions.
Thursday at 18:00 – Giovanni Carandente. Archives and Documents
Thursday 6pm – Astanze di Stefano Di Stasio .
Thursday 6 p.m. – Work in Progress – Works from the Marignoli di Montecorona Collection.
Thursday 6pm – Drawings by Giuseppe Penone

A noble stroll.
Friday to Sunday at 18:00

Temple of Clitumnus
A monument that has fascinated for centuries.
Friday to Sunday 19:00

Participation fees
Full price € 4.00
Reduced price € 3,00 from 7 to 17 years old and for Spoleto Card holders
Free for children up to 6 years old
Subject to purchase of museum entrance ticket.

Participation in guided tours is subject to compliance with the current Covid-19 regulations.
Guided tours are limited in number and booking is compulsory.

Information and bookings:.
Sistema Museo | Wednesday to Monday | 0743.46434 | spoleto@sistemamuseo.it

FROM ABOVE THE TOWERS | Guided tours of the defensive walkways of the fortress @ Rocca Albornoz - Museo Nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto
Sep 30 all-day
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Rocca Albornoz – National Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto
FROM ABOVE THE TOWERS
Guided tours of the defensive walkways of the fortress

From Saturday 31 July 2021 guided tours of the defensive walkways of the Albornoz Fortress are back.
Sistema Museo in collaboration with the Direzione Regionale Musei dell’Umbria – Rocca Albornoz – Museo Nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto is promoting special guided tours of the defensive walkways of the fortress from which it is possible to dominate the valley and admire the fascinating panorama. The visits will make it possible to relate the landscape to the defensive function of the fortress and its strategic position in the territory.

Visits to the defensive walkways are scheduled:.
Mondays and Thursdays – 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays – 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Participation fees
Full price € 4.00
Reduced price € 3,00 from 7 to 17 years old and for Spoleto Card holders
Free for children up to 6 years old
Subject to prior purchase of the monument entrance ticket.

Participation in the guided tours is subject to compliance with the current Covid-19 regulations.
Guided tours are limited in number and booking is compulsory.

Information and reservations:.
Thursday to Sunday and Monday
Museum System 0743.224952
museoducatospoleto@sistemamuseo.it

Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Sep 30 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Sep 30 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Sep 30 all-day
<!--:it-->Mostra | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--><!--:en-->Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--> @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato

San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Sep 30 all-day
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Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
Facebook: Cinéma Sala Pegasus
cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

Send an e-mail to the address cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com to receive the cinemas’ NEWSLETTER!

Individual walking tours of Spoleto @ Spoleto, partenza da Piazza della Libertà
Sep 30 all-day

GUIDED WALKING TOURS OF SPOLETO

EVERY DAY (advance booking required)
Morning: 10h00
Afternoon: 16h00

Itinerary (2 hours): starting point at Piazza della Libertà, visit of the Roman Theatre, Arch of Drusus and Germanicus, Piazza del Mercato, Cathedral, walk around the Fortress, looking at the Fortress and the Bridge

Meeting point: Piazza della Libertà, in front of the Info Box, 10 minutes before departure

ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED

For information and booking:
Ph. +39 075 815227/28
emergency number: +39 339 3390103
e-mail: info@assoguide.it

Organization: AGTU (Associazione Guide Turistiche Umbria)
Tours are led by Authorized Tourist Guides

Oct
1
Fri
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Oct 1 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 1 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 1 all-day
<!--:it-->Mostra | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--><!--:en-->Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--> @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato

San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Oct
2
Sat
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Oct 2 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 2 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 2 all-day
<!--:it-->Mostra | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--><!--:en-->Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--> @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato

San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Oct
3
Sun
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Oct 3 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 3 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 3 all-day
<!--:it-->Mostra | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--><!--:en-->Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--> @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato

San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Oct
4
Mon
Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 4 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 4 all-day
<!--:it-->Mostra | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--><!--:en-->Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--> @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato

San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Oct
5
Tue
Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 5 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 5 all-day
<!--:it-->Mostra | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--><!--:en-->Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--> @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato

San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Oct
6
Wed
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Oct 6 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 6 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 6 all-day
<!--:it-->Mostra | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--><!--:en-->Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--> @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato

San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Oct
7
Thu
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Oct 7 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 7 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 7 all-day
<!--:it-->Mostra | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--><!--:en-->Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--> @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato

San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Oct
8
Fri
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Oct 8 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 8 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 8 all-day
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San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

SPOLETO JAZZ SEASON @ Spoleto
Oct 8 @ 21:00
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8, 22 October – 12 November
SPOLETO JAZZ SEASON
Organized by: Visioninmusica
www.visioninmusica.com

Visioninmusica renews its bond with the city of Spoleto presenting an intriguing edition of Spoleto Jazz Season in a European key. Dynamism, innovation and quality have always been the winning characteristics of Visioninmusica, and the 2021 edition features three fascinating events proposing very different musical forms and languages. This autumn, in the evocative settings of the Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti and the Teatro Caio Melisso, great jazz will resound with the piano solo of Enrico Pieranunzi, the Luxembourg trio Reis/Demuth/Wiltgen and the progressive sounds of the Austrian Bartolomey-Bittmann.

Friday 8 October 2021
Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti, 9.00 p.m.
ENRICO PIERANUNZI – UNLIMITED.

Full price € 25,00
Reduced € 21,00 (Visioninmusica members, under 18, over 65, and for those who buy more than one concert at the same time.

Friday 22 October 2021
Caio Melisso Theatre, 9.00 p.m.
REIS DEMUTH WILTGEN – SLY.

Full price € 20,00
Reduced € 17,00 (Visioninmusica members, under 18, over 65, and for those who buy more than one concert at the same time.

Friday 12 November 2021
Caio Melisso Theatre, 9.00 p.m.
BARTOLOMEYBITTMANN – DYNAMO.

Full price € 20,00
Reduced € 17,00 (Visioninmusica members, under 18, over 65, and for those who buy more than one concert at the same time.

Tickets:
Caffè dello Sport – viale Trento e Trieste 78, Spoleto – Ph. 0039 0743 47796
New Sinfony – galleria del Corso 12, Terni – Ph. 0039 0744 407104
Online: www.vivaticket.it
At the theater’s box office one hour before the performance

Oct
9
Sat
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Oct 9 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 9 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 9 all-day
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San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

(Italiano) Mostra | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Oct 9 all-day

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italiano.

Oct
10
Sun
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Oct 10 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 10 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 10 all-day
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San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

(Italiano) Mostra | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Oct 10 all-day

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italiano.

Antiques Market @ Corso Mazzini - Giardini di Viale Matteotti
Oct 10 @ 08:00

The Antiques Market takes place every second Sunday of the month in Piazza della Libertà and in the nearby streets, from early morning to sunset.

It offers different types of objects, handicrafts, antiques, furniture, jewelry, books, paintings etc.

dav

Oct
11
Mon
Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 11 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 11 all-day
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San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

(Italiano) Mostra | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Oct 11 all-day

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italiano.

Oct
12
Tue
Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 12 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 12 all-day
<!--:it-->Mostra | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--><!--:en-->Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--> @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato

San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Oct
13
Wed
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Oct 13 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 13 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 13 all-day
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San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

(Italiano) Mostra | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Oct 13 all-day

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italiano.

Oct
14
Thu
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Oct 14 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 14 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato
Oct 14 all-day
<!--:it-->Mostra | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--><!--:en-->Exhibition | San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE<!--:--> @ Monte di Pietà, Palazzo Mauri, Archivio di Stato

San Salvatore ARMONIE imPERFETTE San Salvatore imPERFECT HARMONIES
A photographic-documentary exhibition organised by the Municipality of Spoleto to mark the tenth anniversary of the inclusion of the serial property “Longobards in Italy . Places of power (568-774 A.D.)” on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

from 25 June to 15 August
ex Monte di Pietà exhibition halls via A. Saffi
Thursday to Sunday
10.30/13.00 – 16.30-19.00

until 31 December
at Palazzo Mauri, G. Carducci municipal library 
library opening hours – info 0743/218801

at the Spoleto State Archive, San Matteo Complex
Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

(Italiano) Mostra | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Oct 14 all-day

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italiano.

Oct
15
Fri
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Oct 15 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Oct 15 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

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