October is quickly coming to a close and November is just around the corner. Here are 5 must see events to add to your calendar this week:
1. International Photography Festival of Rome
This year marks the 15th edition of the International Photography Festival of Rome. Entitled “Roma, il Mondo”, the exhibit aims to highlight the juxtaposition of international culture in Rome through photography. The exhibit features works by both emerging and established Italian photographers, as well as international entries.
When: October 21st – January 8th, Tuesday to Sunday 10:30-19:30
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art – Via Nizza 138
Tickets: 9€ – 11€
2. Exhibit: Valeriano Ciai 1928-2013
This exhibit features 30 works by the famous Roman painter Valeriano Ciai – tracing the development of his life, artistic career and the city of Rome itself. Hosted by the Museum of Rome in Trastevere, this exhibit provides an interesting exploration of Italian realism and abstract art from 1928 to 2013.
When: Until November 6th – Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-20:00
Where: Museo di Roma
3. Giornata del Teatro
October 22nd was declared the national Day of Theatre in hopes of providing the public with the opportunity to re-explore theatric world. As part of this declararion, all of Italy’s theatres will be open to the public on Saturday for tours as well as live performances.
When: Saturday October 22nd – times vary
Where: Please note that the specific location depends on which theatre you would like to visit. Check out our blog post dedicated to Giornata del Teatro 5 theatres to see in Rome for more information!
4. Notte Bianca at Villa Medici
Villa Medici will be celebrating Notte Bianca – or the White Night – on October 27th. The nocturnal celebration will feature art installations throughout the Villa as well as the gardens!
When: October 27th at 19:00 – October 28th at 4:00
Where: Villa Medici – Viale della Trinita dei Monti
5. Rome’s Film Festival Continues
As we discussed in our previous post, Rome’s 11th annual film festival continues until October 23rd! The festival includes over 40 official film selections including Florence Foster Jenkins starring Meryl Streep, as well as Oliver Stone’s highly anticipated film Snowden. In addition to film screenings the festival will also include art/film exhibitions, debates and panel discussions. Events will be held at the Parco Della Musica Auditorium, Maxxi Museum, and more.
When: Until October 23rd
Where: Event locations may vary; please visit romacinemafest.it for more details
Tickets: Tickets vary depending on the event; please visit romacinemafest.it for more details