Art & Culture


Artist Julian Charrière at MAMBO

Sunday, June 16th, 2019
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By Giorgia Ferro An intriguing contemporary art exhibition, “All We Ever Wanted Was Everything and Everywhere” was recently presented at MAMbo – Museum of Modern Art of Bologna and will be running from the 9th of June to the 8th of September, a show that connects the fields of environmental sciences, history and civilization through […]

Bologna Rock 1979

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
Pensatevi Liberi BolognaRock flyer

MAMBO By Giorgia Ferro Museum of Modern Art of Bologna, continues its exhibition activity with Bologna Rock 1979, an exhibition dedicated to the musical event that brought together more than six thousand people at the Palasport in Bologna on April 2nd 1979 and the surrounding punk rock movement of the period. Bologna Rock can be […]

Ex Africa in the Archaeological Museum

Saturday, May 18th, 2019
Statue-Baoulé-Leloup

A truly unique experience By Giorgia Ferro This an extraordinary exhibition running at the Archaeological Museum in Bologna until September 8th, a truly unique event. Curated by the late Ezio Bassani and Gigi Pezzoli, the exhibition does not follow an ethnological itinerary but rather includes a narration of the art, stories of explorers and encounters […]

Beppe Maniglia – The Bolognese Legend

Saturday, May 4th, 2019
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‘SOTTO LE DUE TORRI’ Beppe Maniglia first started playing his guitar in Via Rizzoli in 1980 and fondly remembers, “the people going mad for him.” Eventually though, Maniglia became better known for riding through town like a star in his Harley Davidson, before setting up shop on Piazza Nettuno. “Look at me,” he pointed to […]

Lee Miller – A Courageous Photographer

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
David E. Scherman by Lee Miller

By Giorgia Ferro Following the success of the Vivian Maier exhibition, Palazzo Pallavicini continues to promote female photography by presenting the retrospective dedicated to “Surrealist Lee Miller” curated by ONO Arte Contemporanea, celebrating one of the most important photographers of the twentieth century. Whilst starting out as a successful model at the end of the […]

Arte Migrante in Zonarelli Centre

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Where cultures go to dance, sing and talk together By Caroline Hunt Arte Migrante is a program founded by Tommaso Carturan with the objective to bring people of varying cultures and social conditions together. This program is held every Wednesday night at Intercultural Center Zonarelli Bologna and has been functioning for about six years now. […]

Menegoi takes Arte Fiera 2019 to new heights

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
Arte Fiera 2019

By Giorgia Ferro Definite appreciation for the 43rd edition of Arte Fiera, under the new directorship of the new artistic director Simone Menegoi, which took place from the 31st of January to the 4th of February. The five days of the exhibition of modern and contemporary art in Bologna, confirm positive results, for a fair […]

SETUP Contemporary ARTFAIR

Monday, February 4th, 2019
Tommaso Buldini

By Giorgia Ferro Founded in 2013 by Simona Gavioli, the independent Art Fair, Setup dedicated to emerging contemporary art, returned to animate the Bologna Art Weekdays from the 31st of January to the 3rd of February. Setup indicates the intentions of the fair: to set in motion a new process to rethink the art system. […]

Bolognina’s ‘Neighbourhood Museum’

Saturday, January 5th, 2019
Daniele Ara

Daniele Ara announces Italy’s first of a kind museum: “It will be public, free and open to the community.” The first in Italy Bolognina’s district President Ara is planning to open a local community-based museum in the Navile area. “We will call it ‘mtn’, which stands for Temporary Naval Museum (Temporary Navile Museum) and will […]

ASCOM to clean up Via Guerrazzi graffiti

Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Proposal: ‘Adopt a street’ The General Director of CAAB, Alessandro Bonfiglioli, has called upon Bolognese business owners and entrepreneurs to adopt a street or piazza so that it can be cleaned and maintained properly. ASCOM request The association of businesses located in Strada Maggiore have returned to this theme after Bonfiglioli launched the challenge back […]