Museums open on January 1st

Exceptionally, to celebrate the new year together, the Musei Capitolini, the Mercati di Traiano, the Museo dell’Ara Pacis, the Museo di Roma, the Museo di Scultura Antica Giovanni Barracco, the Napoleonic Museum and the Museo di Roma in Trastevere will be open the 1st January 2019 from 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm, while the archaeological area of ​​the Circo Massimo will be open from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.

The offer of the La Festa di Roma is enriched with many proposals for those who want to start 2019 in the name of culture, visiting one of the museums of the Sovrintendenza or the archaeological area of ​​the Circo Massimo.

Many exhibitions to see on January 1st, which are added to the great heritage of permanent collections of museums, starting with the two exhibitions now on show at the Musei Capitolini, La Roma dei Re. Il racconto dell’archeologia e I Papi dei Concili dell’era moderna. Arte, Storia, Religiosità e Cultura. At the Museo di Roma, the Paolo VI, Il Papa degli artisti exhibition, traces the history of the last three councils of the modern age that brought about radical changes in the history of the Church, and Il Sorpasso. Quando l’Italia si mise a correre, 1946-1961, describes the post-war years and the economic boom.

In addition to Lisetta Carmi. La bellezza della verità, at the Museo di Roma in Trastevere a must-see is the exhibition Vento, caldo, pioggia, tempesta. Istantanee di vita e ambiente nell’era dei cambiamenti climatici with which, through a journey of photographs, Greenpeace tells about climate change.

At the Museo di Scultura Antica Giovanni Barracco and at the Museo Ebraico in Rome, the exhibition on archaeologist and art dealer Ludwig Pollak (Prague 1868 – Auschwitz 1943) traces the professional and personal history of the great collector from his origins in the Prague ghetto, the golden years of international collecting, to the tragic end in the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp.

At the Mercati di Traiano Viaggio nel Colosseo – Magico fascino di un monumento, a graphic exhibition on the fascination that the “magic” of the Colosseum has always exercised on the Austrian artist Gerhard Gutruf with a selection of his works, realized in different techniques and formats.

Finally Marcello Mastroianni, at the Ara Pacis Museum. All the life and career of the most famous face of Italian cinema are shown in this exhibition that collects his most beautiful portraits, memorabilia and traces of his films and his shows.

Free with the MIC card, with the exception of the Il Sorpasso and Marcello Mastroianni exhibitions.

For more info: www.museiincomuneroma.it/en