February in Rome
Exhibition: The Dark Side – Chi ha paura del buio?
(Musja- Via dei Chiavari, 7)
The exhibition The Dark Side – Who’s afraid of the dark? involves thirteen of the most important international artists such as Gregor Schneider, Robert Longo, Hermann Nitsch, Tony Oursler, Christian Boltanski, James Lee Byars up to the new protagonists of the contemporary art scene such as Monster Chetwind, Sheela Gowda, Shiota Chiharu
How to reach: Take the bus 492 from Tritone/Barberini to Rinascimento; approx. 20 minutes
Exhibition Civis Civitas Civilitas-Mercati di Traiano
(Via Quattro Novembre,94)
The exhibition develops seven macro themes: public spaces (indicated by holes, curias, capitulations and temples); the water in the decoration of the city (fountains, nymphaeums and spas); the show (theaters and amphitheatres); triumph, honor and passage (triumphal and honorary arches, urban doors); trade (markets); individual, family and state memory (sepulchres and monuments); infrastructure (bridges, aqueducts, cisterns, water distribution castles). ”
How to reach: take the bus 117 from Traforo/Tritone to Nazionale/Quirinale; approx. 15 minutes
Exhibition: Taccuini Romani
( Museo di Roma in Trastevere, Piazza di S. Egidio, 1b)
A series of 76 small oil paintings on paper, cardboard and wood, executed between 1885 and 1936, constitute a corpus of great interest in the collections of the Museum of Rome in Trastevere.
How to reach: Take the bus 80 from Barberini to Venezia then the bus H to Sonnino/S.Gallicano; approx. 30 minutes
Exhibition Della materia spirituale dell’arte
(Via Guido Reni, 4 A)
This is a project that investigates the theme of the spiritual through the gaze of contemporary art and, at the same time, of the archaic history of Rome. In an installation that offers multiple path possibilities, the works of prominent names on the international scene, coming from different cultures and backgrounds, are exhibited.
How to reach: take the bus 160 from Barberini to Villa Borghese/Washington then change or tram 2 taken from Via Flaminia 53 to Apollodoro; approx. 30 minutes
Mostra: Canova, “Bellezza Eterna”
(Palazzo Braschi – P.zza di S. Pantaleo)
From the 9th of October 2019 to the 15th of March 2020, Palazzo Braschi will host an exhibition-event called “Eternal Beauty”, dedicated to Canova’s ties with the city of Rome, home to his genius and an infinite source of inspiration for him, between the Eighteenth and the Nineteenth Century.
How to reach: take the bus 492/62 from Tritone/Barberini stop until Rinascimento; approx.. 15 minutes
Bacon / Freud, The School of London
(Chiostro del Bramante, Via della Pace 5)
26 September – 23 February 2020
The exhibition “Bacon / Freud, The School of London” at the Chiostro del Bramante in Rome brings together over 45 paintings, drawings and engravings on display that bear the signature of some of the most important exponents of the so-called “School of London”. On display are works by Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Leon Kossoff and Paula Rego. The exhibition, curated by Elena Crippa, was organized in collaboration with the Tate Modern museum complex in London.
How to get there: 52 / 53 / 80 / 83 buses from Barberini stop to S. Claudio stop and after on foot for 10 minutes
(Museo Napoleonico – Piazza Ponte Umberto I 1)
19 December – 31 May 2020
The exhibition aims to reconstruct the face of Napoleonic Rome through 50 works from the collections of the Napoleonic Museum and the Museum of Rome at Palazzo Braschi. The exhibition itinerary is divided into four sections:
1) Napoleon’s Rome;
2) Roman celebrations for the birth of the King of Rome;
3) Archaeological excavations;
4) The face of the city.
How to get there: 492 bus from Tritone/Barberini to Zanardelli and 1 minute on foot
Classic music concerts
(Auditorium Parco della Musica, Via Pietro de Coubertin, 30)
Beethoven, Concerto per violino
Kavakos e Orchestra
14- 15 February
Stravinskij – Petruska
Prokofiev – Alexander Nevskij
Filarmonica della Scala
Riccardo Chailly director
Ja Lisiecki piano
How to get there: 53 bus from Tritone/Barberini to De Coubertin and 1 minute on foot
Cavalli a Roma
(Nuova Fiera di Roma – Via Portuense 1645-1647, Fiumicino)
13 – 16 February 2020
Cavalli Roma is the fair to discover everything about the world of horse riding; dedicated to both the expert public and the beginner who takes their first steps intrigued by the fascinating relationship that has always bonded man to horse.
How to get there: 170 bus from Nazionale/Quattro Fontane to Orti di Cesare, train from Roma Trastevere to Fiera di Roma and 10 minutes on foot
Roma International Estetica
(Fiera di Roma, Padiglioni 1 e 2 – Via Portuense 1645-1647, Roma)
1- 3 February 2020
Roma International Estetica is the fair dedicated to professional aesthetics and well-being that has established itself as a decisive event of the fair season dedicated to aesthetics in the Italian and international scene.
How to get there: take the underground from Spagna to Cornelia, 889 bus from Cornelia/ Bolognini, to Bravetta/Capasso, change bus and take the 808 from Bravetta/Feltreschi to Eiffel/Fiera di Roma
George Gershwin vs Cole Porter
9 February 2020
Concert by the duo Giampiero Bruno – Cristina Vinci, piano and singing. The duo proposes a program focused on American music of the first half of the 1900s with two important composers: George Gershwin and Cole Porter. Gershwin’s solo piano pieces will alternate with famous songs from important Cole Porter musicals with the aim of recreating the sparkling atmosphere of the Broadway of the early 1900s. Free entry
How to get there: metro from Spagna to Lepanto, 10 minutes on foot
Phia Ménard. Vortex & L’Après-midi d’un foehn
(Teatro India, Lungotevere Vittorio Gassman 1)
30 January – 2 February
The singular and fascinating Phia Ménard, French director, performative artist, dancer and juggler, arrives at Teatro India with two twin shows and transforming the stage into a territory of experimentation, challenge and rebellion against “normality”. On stage on the same days, from 30 January to 2 February, alternating in the morning and in the evening, the performances are both part of the Pièces du vent and are aimed at different audiences: conceived for children (and for adults) it is the light and suspended L’après-midi d’un foehn, only for adults and instead Vortex, in which eros and thanatos mingle in a dance of liberation.
How to get there: 83 bus from Tritone/Barberini to Zabaglia (Campo Boario) and 16 minutes on foot