Fall is here and so are a variety of new things to see and do in the Eternal City! Here are 5 things to add to your calendar this week:
1. Outdoor Festival 2016
This October marks the 7th annual Outdoor Festival in Rome. This unique, month-long event seeks to give new life to the city’s neglected urban spaces by transforming them and putting them to use. This year’s festival takes place at the former military barracks referred to as Ex-Caserma. Throughout the festival there are a variety of artistic and cultural events scheduled including dedicated Saturdays to each participating country and film screenings on Sundays.
Where: Ex-Caserma di Via Guido Reni, 7
When: Until October 31st; please see website for specific event times www.out-door.it
Tickets: 8€ entry fee
2. Rome Film Festival
Rome’s 11th annual film festival begins on October 13th! 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: October 13th-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
3. Exhibit: Love
This collection of contemporary art explores how artists of the past century have expressed love in their works. Using a variety of different mediums, these works explore different themes in the context of love – passion, jealousy, etc. Artists include (but are not limited to) Francesco Vezzoli, Andy Warhol and Tom Wesselman.
When: Until February 19th; Mon-Fri 10am to 8pm / Sat-Sun 10am to 9pm
Where: Chiostro Del Bramante – Via Arco Della Pace, 5
Tickets: 11€ – 13€
4. Exhibit: La Spina Del Borgo
This exhibit gives you the chance to explore Rome’s changing urban landscape. Hosted by the Capitoline Museums, this exhibit focuses on La Spina del Borgo – a renaissance era block that once stood near St. Peter’s. This block was demolished under Mussolini’s regime in the 1930s to make room for today’s famous Via Della Conciliazione.
When: Until November 20th; open daily 9:30am to 7:30pm
Where: Museii Capitolini – Piazza Del Campidoglio, 1
5. Exhibit: Roma Anni Trenta
This ecclectic assortment of artistic works explores multiples themes/ viewpoints with the aim of showing the significance of art in Italian culture. From the Roman School to the Fascist Era, this exhibit is made up of a vast selection of works including sculptures, paintings, mosaics, historical documents, and photography.
When: Until October 30th; Tue-Sun 10:00am to 6:30pm
Where: Galleria d’Arte Moderna – Via Francesco Crispi, 24
Tickets: 6,50€ – 7,50€