24-27 January 2014
ART CITY BOLOGNA
24-26 January 2014
BOLOGNA CAPITAL CITY OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
Bologna fair district and historical city center
As usual Arte Fiera (24-27 January) opens the season of great events in Bologna. At Bologna Fair center an unmissable appointment for lovers and curious of modern and contemporary art, which will be enriched by ART CITY Bologna, the programme of exhibits and cultural events organized by Comune di Bologna (Bologna Municipality) in cooperation with BolognaFiere, in the city museums and public venues.
From January 24th to 26th a rich programme of events will offer the opportunity to know or rediscover extraordinary historical palaces and many other Bologna cultural venues. The whole city will become a kind of large metropolitan museum, assuring a total immersion in contemporary and modern art.
As for previous edition, the free ART CITY shuttle bus and the ART CITY Map will lead visitors throughout this circuit of art.
Among the manifold exhibits, this year’s features include MAMbo - Museo d’arte Moderna di Bologna with La Grande Magia. Selected Works from the UniCredit Art Collection, Magical Routes through prime cultural venues and a homage to Morandi on the 50th anniversary of his death, with exhibitions by Tacita Dean - The Studio of Giorgio Morandi and by Rachel Whiteread - Study for Room; the exhibition Arte Fiera Collezionismi - Il Piedistallo Vuoto at Museo Civico Archeologico, an exhibition on 19th century art at the Pinacoteca Nazionale '800B. L'Ottocento a Bologna nelle Collezioni del MAMbo e della Pinacoteca Nazionale, at Palazzo Pepoli Campogrande The legacy of Bastardini: from assistance to art collection, works from 14th to 19th century selected from the heritage of the Provincia di Bologna, and many other exhibitions in the venues of Genus Bononiae, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio in Bologna, Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna, as well as in MAST and CUBO. PROGRAMME (in Italian)
On Saturday, January 25 the appointment is with ART CITY White Night and the special opening till midnight of the majority of the venues included in the ART CITY circuit, as well as of historical palaces, urban spaces, art galleries and shops, for a rich night calendar of exhibitions and events (read more).
FOLLOWING THE ART CITY BUS ROUTE
Arte Fiera (P.zza Costituzione), Museo per la Memoria di Ustica (V. della Liberazione), Via Indipendenza, Pinacoteca (Irnerio / P. San Donato), Due Torri (P.zza Ravegnana), P.zza Minghetti, Via Farini (angolo D’Azeglio), P.zza Malpighi, MAMbo (V. Don Minzoni), MAST (V. Speranza), MAMbo (V. Don Minzoni), Via Dei Mille, Pincio (V. Indipendenza), Arte Fiera (P.zza Costituzione). Runs every 20 minutes from 12.30pm to 8pm; on Saturday, Janaury 25 the service goes on until 10.30pm following a short route.