Christmas Cribs, Markets and Gospel in Rome

Nativity scene

The 42nd edition of 100 Presepi, the international nativity crib exhibition, takes place at Sala del Bramante in Piazza del Popolo and can be visited daily from 10.00-20.00, including Christmas Day, until January 7. Each year 100 Presepi hosts some 150 nativity scenes from Italy and more than 40 other […]

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Bernini, new exhibition at Borghese Gallery

Bernini, Apollo & Daphne

The universal talents of Baroque artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini – sculptor, painter, architect, and urban planner – are at the heart of a new exhibition featuring the 17th-century master, opening November 1 at Rome’s Borghese Gallery and running through February 4. The Borghese Gallery is the permanent home of nine […]

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Banksy art show in Rome

Banksy - Love is in the air

War, Capitalism & Liberty are the contemporary issues explored in this exhibition through the artworks of the main international street artist known as Banksy. This thought-provoking exhibition is to be held at Palazzo Cipolla, from 24 May to 4 September 2016. The exhibition includes extensive corpus artis of Banksy’s works coming […]

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Santa Maria Antiqua reopens to public

Santa Maria Antiqua at Imperial Fora, Rome

After more than 30 years of restoration the church in the Imperial Fora Santa Maria Antiqua reopens to public. The church offers visitors a rare glimpse of the iconography of early Christian art, illustrated through a patchwork of wall frescoes dating from the sixth to the late eighth centuries. After the dizzying […]

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