EXHIBITIONS – ARTE POVERA
Rome’s Gallery of Modern Art participates in a major multivenue exhibition that involves several italian museums celebrating Arte Povera: a contemporary visual arts movement which made a major contribution to the world of art. Until 4th March at Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Viale delle Belle Arti 131– Mondays closed. We offer all those who want to visit and enjoy Rome in all its beauty a unique and exciting experience on the Segway, combining comfort with fun.
I BORGHESI E L’ANTICO
Tanks to an exceptional collaborative effort of the Louvre, the Borghese Gallery presents the exhibition “I Borghese e l’Antico”which gathers 60 masterpieces currently belonging to the Paris Museum. The works in question were collected by the Borghese family and especially by Cardinal Scipione Borghese from the 17th century on, and on display in Rome, a significant sale of classical sculpture was made under duress to the Louvre in 1807. Until April 2012 at Borghese Gallery, Piazzale Scipione Borghese 5. For a new original way in sightseeing we possible go on tour with the segway. A fun original way of learning about the ancient events of the Capital.
DAYS OF THE DINOSAUR
A touring interactive exhibition that aims to provide visitors with a first-hand experience of the world of the gigantic animals that owned Earth tens of millions of years ago. The exhibition features over fifty life sized dinosaur robots, complete with moving eyes, tongue and claws, as well as skeleton replicas and an interactive area where children get to become palaeontologists for one day. In addition to the great thrill of watching dinosaurs in motion, the exhibit provides related information throughout the entire tour. Until 5th February daily from 10am at Nuova Fiera di Roma, Via Portuense 1645/1647.
ROME IN CARAVAGGIO’S TIME
This exhibition explores the life and art of the Eternal City during a particularly critical time following the political and social upheavals of the Protestant reformation and the efforts of the popes to restore the power and prestige of the Catholic Church. By bringing together some 140 paintings from museums and galleries around the world, the show traces the influence of the two great artist at the turn of the XVII century, the classical painter Annibale Carracci from Bologna and the revolutionary Caravaggio from Milan. Until February 5th, open 10am to 7pm, closed on Mondays. Roma, Palazzo Venezia. After the Caravaggio’s time go with the segway tours for spend two more hours fantastic.
At the end of the Fori Imperiali, between the Esquiline, Palatine and Celian Hills, rises one of the greatest wonders of Roman civilization: The Colosseum. If possible, try to get inside the Colosseum for the special view.