Rome exhibitions

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    Must-see exhibitions in Rome

    We have selected five exhibitions just for you. So what are you waiting for?

    As everyone knows, Rome is an open-air museum, and a stay at the elegant Hotel d’Inghilterra Roma – Starhotels Collezione means you will be surrounded by some of the world’s most beautiful historic monuments. But if all this is not enough, the capital also offers a rich program of exhibitions. We have selected five just for you. So what are you waiting for? Take advantage of our autumn offer to book your dream break.


    350 anni di creatività. Gli artisti dell’Accademia di Francia a Roma da Luigi XIV ai giorni nostri (350 years of creativity. The artists of the French Academy in Rome from Louis XIV to the present day)

    Until January 15, 2017, Villa Medici

    A journey through three and a half centuries of French art, featuring 100 small masterpieces by artists such as Fragonard and David, Ingres and Berlioz, Carpeaux, Debussy, and Balthus.


    Edward Hopper

    Until February 2, 2017, Complesso del Vittoriano

    From the Paris watercolors to the landscapes and city views of the 50s and 60s, this exhibition celebrates the superb draftsmanship of Hopper, an artist now regarded as a master of 20th-century painting.


    Love. L’arte contemporanea incontra l’amore (Love. Contemporary art meets love)

    Until February 19, 2017, Chiostro del Bramante

    Love in all its forms as viewed by some of the most important names in contemporary art – including Andy Warhol and Robert Indiana – brought together for the first time in one show.


    Picasso Images. Le opere, l’artista, il personaggio (Picasso Images. The works, the artist, the figure)

    Until February 19, 2017, Museo dell’Ara Pacis

    176 photographs and a selection of graphic works, sculptures, and paintings from the Musée National Picasso-Paris. Arranged in the beautiful gallery spaces of the Museo dell’Ara Pacis, this exhibition traces the life of one of the greatest artists of all time.


    Antonio Ligabue (1899–1965)

    From November 11, 2016 to January 8, 2017, Complesso del Vittoriano 

    German Swiss by birth but Italian by adoption, Ligabue was a self-taught artist who lived his work – visionary, transfiguring, tragic, real – first-hand with a profound, courageous viscerality. The show comprises about 100 works.