What best city than Rome to spend Valentine’s day with…
The exhibition Baroque in Rome – The wonder of the arts that takes place until July 26, 2015 at the Fondazione Roma Museo inside Palazzo Cipolla is an exhibition that explains the evolution of Baroque art from its birth in the first two decades of the seventeenth century until his maximum ‘explosion’ Figurative under Pope Urban VIII to get up to the stage urbanism that gave the city of Rome a new ‘face’.
The exhibition shows many masterpieces of Baroque art from the most important museums in the world, including the Portrait of Costanza Bonarelli of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Atalanta and Hippomenes by Guido Reni, Triumph of Bacchus by Pietro da Cortona, Santa Maria Maddalena penitent Giovan Francesco Barbieri, known as Guercino, The Time won by Love and Beauty Simon Vouet, the sketches by Bernini for the statues of Ponte Sant’Angelo and the Ecstasy of St. Teresa, as well as design drawings of Francesco Borromini and Pietro da Cortona.
During the exhibition there will be several moments of study dedicated to the Roman Baroque and even concerts dedicated to the rediscovery of Baroque music, exploring its links with the ecclesiastical architecture.
Where: Palazzo Cipolla, Rome
Tickets: Monday from 3.00pm to 8.00pm
From Tuesday to Thursday and Sunday from 10.00am to 8.00pm
Friday and Saturday from 10.00am to 9.30pm
Cost of ticket: 13 euros, discounts for family groups
It’s possible to buy tickets online here.
The ticket office closes one hour before closing time.