Ferrara, Castello Estense
June 15th, 2016 – June 4th, 2017
Ferrara’s Castello Estense is showing a gallery of masterpieces, selected from the collections of the Modern and Contemporary Art Museum of Palazzo Massari. Elegant portraits of the stars of the Belle Époque in sumptuously decorated renaissance halls, secret chambers that contain thrilling landscapes and still lives.
Rovigo, Palazzo Roverella
September 17th, 2016 – January 14th, 2017
The exhibition documents the birth of the modern figure painting with a wealth of pictorial and graphical materials, and its extraordinary adventure between the school of Pont-Aven and the Nabis movement, around the charismatic figure of Paul Gauguin before his final departure for Tahiti and the Marquesas islands.
Ferrara, Palazzo dei Diamanti
September 24th, 2016 – January 8th, 2017
Last among the knightly romances and first among the moderns, the “Orlando Furioso” was born in Ferrara in 1516 from the imagination of Ludovico Ariosto and emerged as the first Italian classic poem. It fascinated since its publication many readers, from Machiavelli to Cervantes, from Galileo to Voltaire, until, today, Pirandello and Calvin. 500 years after its first publication, the Palazzo dei Diamanti celebrates this literary masterpiece with a rich and splendid exhibition which intends to return the universe of images that populated Ariosto’s mind while writing the “Furious”.
Padova, Palazzo Zabarella
October 1st, 2016 – January 29th, 2017
A century after his death, Padua celebrates Federico Zandomeneghi (Venice 1842 – Paris 1917) protagonist of the European painting in late 19th century and extraordinary performer of glittering social life of Paris “fin de siècle”. Palazzo Zabarella dedicate a major retrospective exhibition, which documents his exceptional talent, his unique style and his refined technique.
Verona, Palazzo della Gran Guardia
October 8th, 2016 – March 5th, 2017
The “Palazzo della Gran Guardia” in Verona hosts an unmissable exhibition dedicated to the great and mysterious Mayan civilization. 18 years after exposure made in 1998 about the Mayans in Venice, Italy returns to the history of a people that never ceases to fascinate us for his mathematical knowledge, for its refined calendrical systems and for its artistic achievements.
With over three hundred works on display, from the main museums of Mexico, it will be one of the largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever to be produced internationally on the fascinating and mysterious Mayan people.
Treviso, Museo di Santa Caterina
October 29th, 2016 – April 17th, 2017
It will be held in Treviso one of the most beautiful art exhibits of the season: “Stories of Impressionism”. It is proposed here the history of French painting movement in the late nineteenth century, told through 120 major works by artists such as Manet, Monet, Degas, Renoir, Pissarro, Sisley, Seurat, Signac, Fantin Latour, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Van Gogh, Gauguin and Cezanne.