Museums and exhibitions gradually reopen to the public, but in the meantime, also this week, the web and social activities organized within the extraordinary #laculturaincasa program do not stop. In addition to museums and the city institutions, some international Academies and Cultural Institutes have joined the program, including the Austrian Forum of Culture, the Royal Academy of Spain, the Academy of France in Rome - Villa Medici, and the Cervantes Institute in Rome. Here you can find a selection of the new events and activities scheduled.
The museums of the municipality of Rome continue to virtually open their doors on the web and social channels, with thematic itineraries describing the permanent collections and the exhibitions, and the five virtual tours of the Musei Capitolini, Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori imperiali, Museo dell’Ara Pacis, Museo Napoleonico and Casino Nobile in the Musei di Villa Torlonia. The HD images of some of the museums’ masterpieces are also available on the Google Arts & Culture platform: here you can also create your own personal gallery in “My Galleries”.
The Capitoline Museums publish a new episode of "Rome and the others. Voices of peoples" and start a new section: following the hashtags #cineCampidoglio and #setCampidoglio, it will be possible to discover when the Capitoline Hill was used as movie set. The first date is with Eva, the main character of the first season of #SkamItalia.
As part of #laculturaincasa project worth mentioning is the contest #DomaniInArte, organized by Galleria di Arte Moderna di Roma Capitale: until 30 June, artists can send a photograph of their own original work that represents their point of view on the current situation but which is also a message of hope, with the aim of creating a “virtual” artistic atelier made of different voices and languages. New activities for the #ilmuseoincasa section: at the Museo Pietro Canonica Radio Canonica publishes a new episode of the life of the Piedmontese artist; the Museo Napoleonico continues the story of the Bonaparte family, while two new projects are dedicated to the Ara Pacis Augustae and the Casino Nobile di Villa Torlonia, read through the eyes of a nineteenth-century man. Not to be missed are the live video-conferences of the cycle I martedì da Traiano, which can be followed through the free Zoom platform, and the new episode of #conNoilungoleMura, the project dedicated to the rediscovery of the imposing Aurelian walls. Through the Facebook page of the Museo delle Mura it will possible to find out more about Porta Pinciana. The Instagram and Facebook profiles of the Macro museum, on the other hand, keep on describing the path that led to the design of the Museum for Preventive Imagination.
The sky and the stars are, as usual, at the center of the web series Il Cielo dal Balcone and Astri in Comune: the astronomers of the Planetarium of Rome will accompany us to discover the secrets of the cosmos, myths and legends and close ties with the world of art. The two new episodes are scheduled for Wednesday 27 and Friday 29 May. All podcasts are available on the official website.
Even music, theater and cinema don’t stop. With the hashtag #AuditoriumLives, Auditorium Parco della Musica offers a rich and articulated digital program, with themed music playlists, podcasts of history, jazz, rock, philosophy, mathematics lessons, and many videos with the great protagonists of the music scene. Sunday is the day dedicated to the discovery of the Auditorium and its wonderful architecture. Santa Cecilia offers great classical music concerts and dedicates a space to the little ones with Online for kids, with musical activities to do at home, material for studying music, tutorials, and a fairy tale visible to everyone.
As usual, the Teatro di Roma offers a wide selection of readings, video interviews, insights and, for the new generations, theatrical laboratory tutorials, activities and bedtime fairy tales. This week's program includes Giorgio Barberio Corsetti talking with Francesco Careri and with Bouchra Ouizguen, a cycle of readings on Centuria with Massimo Popolizio and the actors of "An enemy of the People", and the call "Cantiere Amleto" addressed to young people under 25 years. To comment on the days we are living and imagine, together with the public, a world made of art, beauty and fantasy, the direct streaming of Radio India, the live radio station of the Indian Ocean, continues with a daily schedule broadcast on air every day from 5 to 8 pm. As a sign of presence and hope, Romaeuropa Festival publishes its 35th-anniversary edition program. Not to be missed are the weekly appointments of the Teatro dell’Opera, with the great performances of opera and ballet, staged in recent seasons, with the with "La damnation de Faust", the ballet "The Nutcracker" and "Waiting for the Sibyl". In a simple and accessible language, the section Opera in pillole illustrates the wonderful world of opera in ten minutes. Theatrical events can be enjoyed also on the Tor Bella Monaca Facebook pages, YouTube channel and website, on the social channels of the Teatro Biblioteca Quarticciolo, and on those of Villa Pamphilj, with special activities for children.
The journey into the great Cinema continue with the programming of Casa del Cinema social channels. Available I lunedì della cineteca, La cineteca del direttore, with insights into Italian and international classic movies, La parola al critico, with the return of Fabiana Sargentini and her Fictionmania on the TV series The Affair, and Percorsi di Cinema, with two events dedicated to Giuseppe Tornatore and Paolo Sorrentino on the occasion of their birthday. Not to be missed are the My Best Movie Line section, the Instagram game on the unforgettable phrases taken from the films; the quiz on cinema; celebrations for the birthdays of famous actors and directors; and the La Casa del Cinema segnala section with the most interesting proposals from Italian film archives and distributions. Among the digital activities of the weekend, the second appointment of Cinema inCanto dedicated to the film Sacco and Vanzetti by Giuliano Montaldo and the legendary Here’s to you written and interpreted by Joan Baez on the music of Ennio Morricone.
The Cinema per Roma Foundation, on the other hand, continues the Backstage: cinema and its professions initiative, which a series of testimonials signed by some of the best known and most appreciated professionals on the big screen. Among the new proposals of the Nuovo Cinema Aquila, in addition to the #ildiariodellachiusura, L'Aquila in pillole, #laquilaconsiglia and #ilcinemalofaitu.
More details and updates on @culturaaroma, hashtags #laculturaincasa #laculturaincasaKIDS.