"'Cor Magis'. The common good. Frescoes of the Palazzo Pubblico in Siena" is the title of an exhibition to be held in Oaxaca from Mar. 6 to June 3, 2016. The exhibition is dedicated to the frescoes of the ‘Sala dei Nove’ (Hall of the Nine), of the Palazzo Pubblico (city hall). The event is organised by the Roman Catholic NGO, the AVSI Foundation and the charity Alfredo Harp Helú Oaxaca AC. It is promoted by the Reconciliation and Peace Council in Oaxaca and sponsored by the Italian embassy and the Italian Institute of Culture (IIC) in Mexico City. The exhibition will be held in the colonial complex of San Pablo Cultural Centre of the city, one of the artistic and cultural capitals of southern Mexico, and will be inaugurated on Mar. 5 in the presence of Italian ambassador, Alessandro Busacca.
"Cor Magis. The common good. Frescoes of the Palazzo Pubblico in Siena”
During the exhibition, a team of young volunteers from Oaxaca will take a training course to qualify them to guide local visitors, school groups and tourists, thus enabling everyone to appreciate one of the most important artistic productions of 14th-century Italy. The event is part of the "Year of Italy in Latin America", an initiative sponsored by the Foreign Ministry in partnership with the Ministries of Culture and Tourism, Economic Development, the Italian Trade Agency (ICE), the Conference of Rectors of Italian Universities and with the contribution of many companies.