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26 September 2022
18th Contemporary Art Day

On the occasion of the 18th edition of the Contemporary Art Day – promoted by AMACI, the Association of Italian Contemporary Art Museums, with support from the Directorate General for Contemporary Creativity of the Ministry of Culture, and collaboration from the Directorate General for Public and Cultural Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and […]

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14 September 2022
Italian archaeological mission in Ebla resumes

Italy’s Mission at the Archaeological Site of Ebla – Syria’s thousand-year old city discovered by Italian archaeologist Paolo Matthiae in 1964 – has resumed, 12 years after its interruption, caused by the occupation of Al-Qaeda’s rebel militias. The invasion lasted from 2014 to 2019, ravaging the site with tunnels, trenches and small barracks, and totally […]

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13 September 2022
The Farnesina Collection soon to open to the public

At the close of the summer break, the Italian Touring Club’s “Aperti per voi” (“Open for You”) initiative resumes with the opening to the public of the Farnesina, the seat of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, which first joined the initiative in 2016. The Farnesina’s next opening is scheduled for 30 […]

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6 September 2022
Farnesina Collection welcomes Marinella Senatore’s work

The Farnesina Collection welcomes the work of Marinella Senatore (Cava de’ Tirreni, 1977), an exponent of participatory art and one of the most renowned artists on the international stage. The banner, set up in the Farnesina Collection’s gallery dedicated to artistic research in the 21st century, comes from a set of banners of the “Protest […]

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10 August 2022
Farnesina Collection displays Giulia Neri’s works

The Farnesina Collection welcomes the works of Giulia Neri (Bologna, 1979). The twenty digital illustrations created between 2020 and 2022 by the Bologna-born illustrator, who graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna and has a degree in psychology, add to the recent section – dedicated to graphics, illustration and street art – of […]

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1 August 2022
The Farnesina Collection acquires “Unbinding Creatures” by Camilla Alberti

“Unbinding Creatures. Organismo 10” (2021) by Camilla Alberti (Milan, 1994) is one of the recent acquisitions of the Farnesina Collection. The artist has always worked on relationships and on the hybridization options between different living species and the surrounding space. The series of sculptures and installations – titled “Unbinding Creatures” – reflects “the potential of imagination […]

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12 July 2022
The Farnesina Collection welcomes a new work of art: “80” by Moneyless

Farnesina Collection welcomes “80”, a work by Teo Pirisi, better known as Moneyless, an abstract graffiti artist, illustrator, and designer. The work, displayed in the graphic design gallery of the Farnesina Collection, is directly made on the slate of an old school blackboard that the artist salvaged from being discarded. “What I love of this […]

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1 July 2022
​Two works by Berengo Gardin enter the Farnesina Collection

A browse through the recent acquisitions by the Farnesina Collection reveals “Polesine, Veneto” (1971) and “Taranto” (1993) by Gianni Berengo Gardin (Santa Margherita Ligure, 1930) The first photograph is from a series on the Po Delta. It recounts an ancient landscape characterised by the “persistence of agricultural work in all its antiquity”, untouched by modern […]

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21 June 2022
Music For Uncertain Times 2022

Today’s Italian music in a duet with international pop in a three-stage journey recounted in the language of film and produced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. After last year’s success, Music for Uncertain Times returns from 21 June 2022 with three new “episodes” establishing a dialogue between the beauty of the […]

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17 June 2022
​Next Farnesina Collection open day 24 June

The Touring Club’s “Open for You” initiative continues, with the Farnesina building again opening its doors to the public. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has been taking part in the initiative since 2016. The next scheduled open day is Friday 24 June, the last before the summer break. On the day, members […]

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