Events In Rome

Rome Exhibition Grand Masters 100 Years Of Leica Photography

Posted 12.01.18 by Leigh

The Rome exhibition 'Grand Masters 100 Years Of Leica Photography' takes place until the 18th February (2018) at the capital's Complesso del Vittoriano (Ala Brisini) venue in the heart of the Eternal City. Leica, founded in 1914, is a German camera manufacturer which revolutionised photography more than a century ago. The cameras were compact with collapsible lenses, ideal for taking anywhere and making them... [Read more]

Simple Minds Live 2018 In Rome

Posted 05.01.18 by Leigh

Simple Minds take to the road in 2018 to premiere and promote their new studio album, Walk Between Worlds, while performing many iconic classics. The album will be their 17th studio album of their career and it heralds a major lineup change, their first album since 2002 without drummer Mel Gaynor or keyboardist Andy Gillespie. This iconic Scottish rock band originally formed in Glasgow way back in 1977. Since then... [Read more]

La Festa Di Roma New Year's Eve In Rome

Posted 22.12.17 by Leigh

If you are in Rome over the New Year period, then do not miss the Eternal City’s celebrations, especially its annual 'La Festa Di Roma' festival which begins at 9:30pm on Sunday 31st December and ends at 9:00pm on Monday 1st January. The festival will be swapping the city’s more conventional stages for some of Rome’s more famous bridges, squares and theatres, such as Circus Maximus, Piazza Bocca della Verità... [Read more]

Roma Gospel Festival 2017 In Rome

Posted 15.12.17 by Leigh

To complement last week’s events in Rome blog, which was about Christmas At The Auditorium, we would like to provide you with some further information about one of that event’s most popular festivals, namely the Roma Gospel Festival. This year marks its 21st edition and again it will take place at the Auditorium Parco della Musica from the 21st - 31st December. The festival features the best choirs and gospel... [Read more]

Christmas At The Auditorium 2017 In Rome

Posted 08.12.17 by Leigh

The festive season is quickly approaching us and from this weekend in Rome (Friday 8th December), the Auditorium Parco della Musica is opening its doors to its annual Natale All'Auditorium (Christmas At The Auditorium) festival. This is one of the most anticipated moments of the Parco della Musica programming. A unique opportunity to experience the magic of Christmas at the Auditorium which aims to cater for all... [Read more]

Arcimboldo Exhibition In Rome

Posted 01.12.17 by Leigh

The Arcimboldo Exhibition in Rome is dedicated to Giuseppe Arcimboldo (born in Milan 1526), who was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of objects such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, and books. The exhibition takes place at the Palazzo Barberini in the centre of the Eternal City, from the 20th October 2017 until the 11th February 2018. Organised by the National... [Read more]

Bernini Exhibition In Rome

Posted 24.11.17 by Leigh

The beautiful and elegant Galleria Borghese in Rome celebrates the 20th anniversary of its reopening with an exceptional exhibition dedicated to one of Italy’s most skilled and influential sculptors and architects, namely Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Born in Naples (1598), Bernini is often credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture, along with the architect Francesco Borromini and the painter and architect Pietro... [Read more]

Mangasia: Wonderlands Of Asian Comics Exhibition In Rome

Posted 17.11.17 by Leigh

The Mangasia: Wonderlands Of Asian Comics exhibition in Rome takes place until the 21st of January 2018 at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni. The exhibition presents the largest selection ever of artworks from Asian comics. It is curated by Paul Gravett and has been developed by The Barbican Centre (London). Displayed alongside the original artworks, many of which have rarely been exhibited outside their country of... [Read more]

Roma Jazz Festival 2017 In Rome

Posted 10.11.17 by Leigh

Rome's annual jazz festival takes place this November (2017) from the 5th to the 30th. Now in its 41st edition, the main venues that are hosting 'Roma Jazz Festival 2017: Jazz Is My Religion' are the Auditorium Parco della Musica and Casa del Jazz. But concerts are also taking place all over the Eternal City, including the Pantheon, Chiesa di San Nicola da Tolentino, Live Alcazar, Il Pitigliani and Sagrestia del Borromini... [Read more]

Hokusai In The Footsteps Of The Master Exhibition In Rome

Posted 20.10.17 by Leigh

Katsushika Hokusai (1760 - 1849) was a Japanese artist who is famous for his printmaking and woodblock printing. His most renowned piece of work comes from his woodblock print series 'Thirty-Six Views Of Mount Fuji', which includes the internationally iconic print 'The Great Wave Off Kanagawa'. The print depicts an enormous wave threatening boats off the coast of the town of Kanagawa (Yokohama) with Mount Fuji... [Read more]

Welcome To Rome Exhibition In Rome

Posted 13.10.17 by Leigh

Welcome To Rome is a new multimedia exhibition devised by Paco Lanciano, where you experience something truly unique: diving into 2700 years of history of the Eternal City. The exhibition space is located at the old Cinema Augustus on Corso Vittorio in the centre of Rome. Through an exciting 'time machine', visitors will be able to go through the fundamental stages that have brought Rome to become the... [Read more]

ENJOY. Art Meets Amusement Exhibition In Rome

Posted 06.10.17 by Leigh

The 'ENJOY. Art Meets Amusement' exhibition in Rome follows on from the success of the Love. Art meets Love exhibition which finished in March 2017. The original exhibition attracted more than 150,000 visitors, primarily young visitors, in just 6 months. The Chiostro del Bramante in Rome again proposes a noteworthy exhibit of unique contemporary artworks from some of the most important and provocative... [Read more]

Gigi D'Alessio Live Tour 2017 In Rome

Posted 29.09.17 by Leigh

One of Italy’s most popular singers tours the country this winter; Gigi D'Alessio introduces his Live Tour 2017, in order to promote his latest album, 24.02.1967, which was released in February of this year. He plays at Rome’s impressive Auditorium Parco Della Musica in the northern part of the city centre on the 23rd October. Having released 18 albums to date and selling more than 20 million records... [Read more]

Picasso Rome Exhibition. Between Cubism And Classicism: 1915-1925

Posted 22.09.17 by Leigh

The Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome is hosting its newest exhibition that is dedicated to the great Pablo Picasso. This exhibition concludes the events that began at the beginning of the year showcasing one of Spain’s most successful artists. Entitled ‘PICASSO Between Cubism and Classicism: 1915-1925’, the exhibition takes place from the 22nd September 2017 to the 21st January 2018 and features 100 masterpieces... [Read more]

Taste Of Roma 2017 In Rome

Posted 15.09.17 by Leigh

This sixth edition of the 'Taste Of Roma' festival kicks off on Thursday 21st September 2017 at Rome’s Auditorium Parco della Musica. Lasting four days, until the following Sunday, this food extravaganza show brings together some of the most exciting chefs in the capital, as well as cooking demonstrations, food tasting and sampling, and some exclusive cooking experiences. There is an added feature to this year’s... [Read more]

Alt-J In Rome 2018

Posted 08.09.17 by Leigh

Alt-J, usually written as alt-j, are playing at Rome’s Palalottomatica venue on Thursday 1st February 2018 to promote their recently released album ‘Relaxer’. The English indie rock band formed in 2007 (Leeds, UK) and their first album came out in 2012 in both Europe and the USA. Entitled ‘An Awesome Wave’, their debut album won the 2012 British Mercury Prize. The follow-up album ‘This Is All Yours’ was released... [Read more]

RomaEuropa Festival 2017 In Rome

Posted 25.08.17 by Leigh

RomaEuropa Festival 2017 has been described as ‘Italy’s most eclectic and cosmopolitan festival’. As far back as 1985, the RomaEuropa Festival has been a yearly event that brings together a fascinating selection of world class events from the arts sector, including dance, theatre, contemporary circus, art, technology and music. This is the 32nd edition and it will host over 300 artists from 32 countries... [Read more]

Jason Blunt In Rome 2017

Posted 18.08.17 by Leigh

Jason Blunt has recently announced that he will embark on a European tour in October and November 2017, in order to promote his latest album. Entitled ‘The Afterlove’, the album was officially released on the 24th March 2017 and it has hit the Top Ten in most European countries. The Afterlove Tour will reach three cities in Italy, with Rome being the first (12th November at the Palalottomatica), followed by Florence... [Read more]

Monet Exhibition In Rome

Posted 11.08.17 by Leigh

From the 19th October visitors of the Complesso Del Vittoriano (Ala Brisini) in Rome can see an exhibition dedicated to the father of Impressionism, namely the one and only Oscar-Claude Monet. The Monet Exhibition, conceived and administered by Marianne Mathieu, presents about sixty pieces of some of his best pieces of work. They have been loaned from the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris... [Read more]

National Gallery Of Modern Art In Rome

Posted 04.08.17 by Leigh

The National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome was established in 1883 and originally located in the Palazzo delle Esposizioni until 1915; it was founded a few years after the unification of Italy, when Rome became the capital Kingdom of Italy. The ‘Galleria nazionale d'arte moderna e contemporanea’ (its full name in Italian) was conceived in order to house the newly unified Italian state’s most important contemporary... [Read more]

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