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Trekking col treno 2019

Exploring the Bologna surroundings on foot, by bike, by train and by bus

start date: 3/03/2019 final date: 1/12/2019 address: luoghi vari email: website: hours: see detailed programme entrance:

Participation is open to everybody. Fee: 2 euros for CAI members, 5 euros for non-members. The fee doesn’t include transports, that are at the expense of the participant.

Ex Africa

Ex Africa: the most extensive exhibition of African art ever put on in Italy, with over 270 masterpieces from important international museums and collections.

start date:29/03/2019 final date: 8/09/2019 address: Museo civico Archeologico - via dell'Archiginnasio 2 ph: +39 051 71 68 808 email: website: hours: OPENING HOURS Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sat and Sun: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. | Tuesday closed. Last ticket sold one hour prior to closing entrance:

Info and ticket bookings: +39 051 71 68 808 (Call center: Mon-Fri 8.30 a.m.–6 p.m. and Sat 9 a.m.– 6 p.m.). Tickets for individual visitors can also be purchased online at and from the call center.

Reduced price €12 for Bologna Welcome Card owners.

Special offers for all the adults over 65 years old in August: reduced ticket € 10 and promotions for the guided visit on Sundays: € 7 of visit +  € 8 of ticket

Ayrton Magico, the soul beyond the limits

The multimedia exhibition takes place at MAICC, Imola, and is devoted to the life of the great driver Ayrton Senna, a perfet combination of myth amd innovation, history and technology.

start date:10/04/2019 final date: 3/05/2020 address: P.zza Ayrton Senna da Silva, 3 ph: +390542 655143 email: website: hours: Monday,  Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 11am-7pm Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10am-8pm Tuesday closed entrance:

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De Chirico out of the frame.

An ensemble of 19 bronze sculptures by Giorgio de Chirico with prestigious graphic works and installation of light panels from the Metaphysical Museum (Museo Documentario della Metafisica) in Ferrara.

start date:13/04/2019 final date:31/12/2019 address: Museo Magi '900 - Via Rusticana a/1 Pieve di Cento (Bo) ph: +39 0516861545 email: website: hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm Last admission one hour before closing time. Monday and public holiday days closed. Closed July 26 - August 31 entrance:

Full price €10,00
Reduced (over 65, under 18, students with ID, teachers with ID, card Musei Metropolitani Bologna, Bologna Welcome Card) €7

Planet or Plastic?

An engaging journey through photos and videos-installations that make the visitor think about the devastating impact of plastic pollution on our ecosystem.

start date:13/04/2019 final date:22/09/2019 address: Santa Maria della Vita - Via Clavature 8-10, Bologna rif map iat: d-4 ph: +39051 19936343 email: website: hours: Monday: closed From Tuesday to Sunday: 10am-7pm Last entry 6.30pm entrance:

Full open ticket €12
Full ticket €10
Reduced tickets for Bologna Welcome Card owners €5
More information and pre-sale tickets calling +39051 19936343  (Call center: Monday-Friday 11am-4pm).


The FONDAZIONE MAST presents the exhibition that investigates the impact of humankind on the planet as conveyed through the photographs, films and immersive augmented reality installations.

start date:16/05/2019 final date: 5/01/2020 address: MAST - via Speranza, 42 rif map iat: L-8 ph: +39 051 6104846 email: website: hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10 am – 7 pm entrance:

Free admission

Vivaldi. My life, my music

A great immersive show that tells the story of the life and works of Antonio Vivaldi, one of the best known and most played composers in the world.

start date:24/05/2019 final date: 3/11/2019 address: Via Manzoni 2, Bologna rif map iat: C-4 email: hours: Monday: closed From Tuesday to Sunday: 10am-7pm Last entry 6pm entrance:

Open € 18
Full price € 15
Reduced price € 12
Reduced Bologna Welcome Card € 7,50

Julian Charrière. All We Ever Wanted Was Everything and Everywhere

All We Ever Wanted Was Everything and Everywhere is the first personal exhibition in Italy of Julian Charrière (b. Morges, Switzerland, 1987)

start date: 9/06/2019 final date: 8/09/2019 address: MAMbo - Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, via Don Minzoni 14 - Bologna ph: +39051 6496611 email: website: hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and festivities h 10.00 am - 6.30 pm Thursday h 10 am - 10 pm Closed on Mondays entrance:

full € 6
reduced € 4
Card Musei Metropolitani Bologna and Bologna Welcome Card € 3

Arena Puccini

Till September 8th, Arena Puccini will offer 90 evenings with the best
movies of the latest season, previews and meetings with the authors.

start date:11/06/2019 final date: 8/09/2019 address: via Sebastiano Serlio 25/2 rif map iat: L-10 ph: +39366 9308566 email: website: hours: Screenings at Arena Puccini start at 9.45 pm. (the box office opens at 9 p.m). entrance:

Full price ticket: 6 euros and reduced-price ticket: 5 euros. With Puccini
Card, a free ticket each four paid admissions.

Borghi e Frazioni in Musica 2019

Sixteen concerts of jazz, classical and pop music with incursions in the contemporary and wild rhythms of funky and ska, discvering the beautiful province around Bologna.

start date:12/06/2019 final date:23/07/2019 address: Via de' Griffoni 8 rif map iat: D-3 email: website: hours: all concerts are scheduled at 9:30pm entrance:

all concerts are free and outdoors

Sotto le stelle del Cinema

54 summer evenings in Piazza Maggiore, Under the Stars of Cinema (Sotto le Stelle del Cinema), running from June 17th to August 14th.

start date:17/06/2019 final date:14/08/2019 address: Piazza Maggiore, Bologna ph: +39 051 2194826 email: website: hours: 21.45 (from 3rd of August, 21.30) entrance:

Free entrance

Opentour2019 To be going to

Francesco Bendini, Zeno Bertozzi, Yingte Chen, Andrea Di Lorenzo, Victor Fotso Nyie, Riccardo Liberini, Maria Savoldi, Chen Xue

start date:20/06/2019 final date:31/07/2019 address: Via Azzo Gardino, 9 rif map iat: 4.01.03 ph: +390514847957 email: website: hours: Tuesday - Friday 10:30am - 1:30pm 3:00pm - 7:30pm  Saturday 10:30am - 1:30pm entrance:


Attorno al Museo

The theme of artistic reflection on the tragedy that took place 39 years ago runs through this entire festival, which is organised by the Association of Relatives of Victims of the Ustica massacre.

start date:27/06/2019 final date:10/08/2019 address: Parco della Zucca (antistante al Museo per la Memoria di Ustica) - via di Saliceto 3/22 rif map iat: L-10 website: hours: Guided visit to the museum: 8pm Show: 9:30pm entrance:

Museum entry: free
Guided tour: € 4.00
Show entry: open donation

Bologna Sonic Park

In the historic Joe Strummer Arena, Parco Nord, the first edition of the festival with big international names

start date:27/06/2019 final date:19/07/2019 address: Arena Joe Strummer, Parco Nord rif map iat: H-11 email: website: hours: Various entrance:

Tickets for sale on Ticketone

At the Tivoli Arena a Summer to be ... tasted

Like every summer, the traditional appointment of outdoor screenings at the Tivoli arena in Bologna starts again.

start date:29/06/2019 final date: 1/09/2019 address: Via Massarenti 418 Bologna rif map iat: M-11 ph: +39051532417 fax: 051534161 email: website: hours: In June and July shows at 9:30pm In August and September shows at 9 pm entrance:

Admission prices are 5.50 euros for the full ticket and 4.50 euros for the reduced ticket.
Ticket office closed every Monday.
Info on the website: or on FB on the pages Teatro Tivoli, Cinema Tivoli and Cinema theater Tivoli

Emilia Romagna Festival

Emilia Romagna Festival is back with 41 concerts of jazz and classical music

start date: 6/07/2019 final date: 7/09/2019 address: sedi varie/different venues ph: +390542 25747 email: infoerfesinfo@erfestival.orgorg website: hours: h 21 or 21.30 entrance:

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Danzare il Tramonto festival

A dance festival to rediscover with performances and walks the wonders of the Parco Regionale dei Gessi Bolognesi and Calanchi dell'Abbadessa through a sensory and unusual experience on 5 evening

start date: 9/07/2019 final date: 6/08/2019 address: San Lazzaro di Savena / Ozzano dell'Emilia ph: +39 3400532910 email: website: hours: 7:30 pm entrance:

free entry

L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI | Gioachino Rossini

Playful drama in two acts by Angelo Anelli

start date: 9/07/2019 final date:14/07/2019 address: Teatro Comunale - Largo Respighi 1, 40126 Bologna rif map iat: c-5 ph: +39 051529019 email: website: hours: Tuesday 9 july 2019- 8.00pm Wednesday 10 july 2019- 6.00pm Thursday 11 july 2019 – 8.00 pm Friday 12 july 2019 – 8.00pm Saturday 13 july 2019- 6.00pm Sunday 14 july 2019 - 3.30pm entrance:

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Compagnie Maguy Marin in Bologna - BlauLab

Four days dedicated to Maguy Marin, pioneer of the nouvelle danse, with documentary preview Maguy Marin L'urgence d'agir, masterclass for performers and amateurs and talks with artists and guests

start date:11/07/2019 final date:14/07/2019 address: Luoghi vari - Bologna ph: +39 340 0532910 email: website: hours: Check the programme entrance:

Free and with apply

Io sono natura - Festival Scena natura

A monologue/performance that reawakens questions passing through the astonishing revelations of quantum physics with the strength and freedom of theatre and imaginative use of videos.

start date:11/07/2019 final date: 1/08/2019 address: Via di Paderno 9, Bologna ph: +39051589636 email: website: hours: 9:30 pm entrance:

€ 10


The central appointment of the Ozzanese summer takes place between the next 12th and 14th July. The 2019 edition is dedicated to innovation: from the launch of space vectors to that of the new Ozzanese dish: "the imbutinis" by Flavia

start date:12/07/2019 final date:14/07/2019 address: Viale II Giugno - Ozzano dell'Emilia ph: +39051791324 email: website: hours: Friday, July 12th, 6pm - 8pm Saturday July 13th 6pm - 2am Sunday, July 14th 9am - 6pm entrance:

Free admission