Every week the Civic Museums of Bologna offer a rich calendar of events, to reveal their collections and tell about new and curious aspects and episodes of the history of the city, also through different points of view and unusual combinations between the different collections.
Here are the events scheduled from Friday 23rd to Thursday 29th August .
Tuesday 27 August
9pm: Museum of Music – Strada Maggiore 34 On the occasion of (s) Nodes: where the music crosses and in the context of Bologna Estate ” Mihretu Ghide & Panacea” Concert by Mihretu Ghide , vocals and krar ; Michele Longo, calabash and percussion; Casimiro Erario, keyboards and synth bass . The surprising encounter between the songs in Tigrinya and the sounds of the krar (traditional chord of East Africa) of the Eritrean musician Mihretu Ghide and the experimentation between ethnic atmospheres and electro-acoustic research of the ethno duo
/ world of Salerno Panacea creates a sound world “without borders”, at the same time ancient and contemporary and with hypnotic and visionary charm.
Tickets can be booked (with payment on the day of the event) from the website www.museibologna.it/musica.
Admission: € 10.00 / € 8.00
“Summer at the museum. The summer camps of the Bologna Museums Institution ”
The 2019 edition, aimed at children from 5 to 11 years old, is based in the green setting of Villa delle Rose. From June 10th to September 13th, the thirteen weeks are dedicated to the theme of great explorations: nature, art, land and space travel, civilization and distant cultures.
Each week includes trips for activities in museums and city sites of historical and cultural interest.
The themes of the week from 26 to 30 August are:
for children from 5 to 11 years: “The navel of the world”
A week dedicated to exploring the other and interculturality, to understand that we are the same and different at the same time . The works of great artists and writers from all over the world will allow us to know and discover “distant” cultures only in appearance. Dialogue and confrontation with diversity in a relationship of exchange and reciprocity: these are the themes that we will examine in depth from day to day also through a view of the “Ex Africa” exhibition, hosted at the Civic Archaeological Museum
for children from 11 to 16 years old : “As true artists”
A week to explore the creative process of the artist Julian Charrière and create a large collective installation visible to the public, set up in the spaces of MAMbo . The history of science, the development of media culture, the relationship between nature and civilization and the contemporary ecological crisis will be the themes that we will investigate and that will allow us to make visible the contemporary graphic imagery proposed by the artist and reworked by the boys.
Info and registration: MAMbo
Educational Department : tel. 051 436818 (Monday at 8.30-12.30) or 051 6496628 (Tuesday and Thursday at 9-13) or at email@example.com.
THE OTHER APPOINTMENTS
Wednesday 28 August
8.30 pm: Certosa Cemetery – Via della Certosa 18 As part of the Certosa di Bologna exhibition. Summer and Bologna Summer Calendar “Beautiful and sublime. Masterpieces of art in the Charterhouse ” Under the loggias and in the galleries of the cemetery you can admire the works of the best artists of Bologna, called to paint, sculpt and shape. A journey through delicious neoclassical statues, extraordinary verist marbles, elegant liberty bronzes. Organized by Didasco Cultural Association . Reservations required on 348 1431230 (afternoon-evening). Meeting at the main entrance of the Certosa (Church courtyard). Bologna Metropolitan Museum Card holders will receive a free gift at the entrance. The event will also be held in case of bad weather. Admission: € 10.00 (for each paying admission two euros will be donated to enhance the Certosa) Info: www.museibologna.it/risorgimento
Thursday 29 August
5pm: Medieval Museum – via Manzoni 4 “Jean Francois Migno . The power of color ” Guided tour of the exhibition and the museum by Ilaria Negretti, RTI Senza Titolo Srl, ASTER Srl and Tecnoscienza. Admission: free Info: www.museibologna.it/arteantica
8pm: MAMbo – Bologna Museum of Modern Art – via Don Minzoni 14 Within the framework of After eight . Thursday evening at the museum and in Bologna Estate “Guided tour of the permanent MAMbo Collection and the Morandi Museum” By the MAMbo Educational Department . The visit starts with a minimum of 6 people. Reservations required at firstname.lastname@example.org (by 1 pm on the same day). Admission: € 4.00. For holders of the Musei Metropolitani Card Bologna € 3.00 for the guided tour at 21: Within the framework of After eight . Thursday evening at the museum and in Bologna Estate “Think of yourself free. Bologna Rock 1979” Guided tour of the exhibition organized by the MAMbo Educational Department . The visit starts with a minimum of 6 people. Reservations required at email@example.com (by 1 pm on the same day). Admission: € 4.00. For holders of the Metropolitan Museum Card Bologna € 3.00 for the guided tour Info: www.mambo-bologna.org
Certosa Cemetery – via della Certosa 18 As part of the Certosa di Bologna review. Summer and Bologna Summer Calendar “Notes from the Beyond. The roots of memory ” Two different events on the same evening. At 9 pm, accompanied by actress Francesca Tranchida and musicologist Maria Chiara Mazzi, we will discover a city of theaters, music, operas and wars. At 21.30, following the environmental historian Francesco Nigro, we will discover that the plants that adorn the avenues are alive , while the monuments tell us other stories. And it will happen to meet the actor Filippo Pagotto , able to enchant you with his stories. Organized by Vitruvio. Reservations required at 329 3659446 – Associazione.firstname.lastname@example.org. Meeting 15 minutes before at the main entrance of the Certosa (Church courtyard). For the 21.30 route, use a LED light or smartphone with LEDs. Bologna Metropolitan Museum Card holders will receive a free gift at the entrance. The event will also be held in case of bad weather. Admission: € 14.00 (€ 8.00 for children under 12) (for each paying admission two euros will be donated to enhance the Certosa) Info: www.museibologna.it/risorgimento
MAMbo – Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna – via Don Minzoni 14 ‘Julian Charriere . All We Ever Wanted Was Everything and Everywhere ” , until 8 September 2019 The Mambo is pleased to present” All We Ever Wanted Was Everything and Everywhere ” , the first solo show in an Italian museum institution by Julian Charrière ( Morges , Switzerland, 1987), an artist whose work connects the fields of environmental sciences and the history of civilization. ” All We Ever Wanted Was Everything and Everywhere “, curated by Lorenzo Balbi, is visible in the Sala delle Ciminiere and presents a wide selection of works including photographs, installations, sculptures and videos that touch on the themes of the history of science, of the development of media culture, exploration romanticism and contemporary ecological crisis.
“Think of free. Bologna Rock 1979” , until September 29th 2019
The MAMbo Project Room continues its exhibition activity with “Think yourself free. Bologna Rock 1979”, an exhibition dedicated to the musical event that gathered more than six thousand people at the Palasport in Bologna April 2, 1979.
“Bologna Rock” can be considered the symbol of a season that is not exclusively musical but also social, cultural, political, which has left its mark on the history of the city and of all of Italy, on which the exhibition focus, edited by Oderso Rubini and Anna Persiani, he wants to build a thorough investigation.
Medieval Museum – via Manzoni 4 “Jean François Migno . The power of color”, until 8 September 2019 The Medieval Civic Museum opens to dialogue with contemporary painting by presenting the first solo exhibition in Italy of the French artist Jean François Migno , by Graziano Campanini and Riccardo Betti. The main nucleus of the exhibition is enclosed in the Lapidary room and then expanded inside some rooms of the exhibition path, where Migno’s canvases dot the space as devices that capture the viewer’s gaze in a game of quivering chromatic vibrations.
Archaeological Museum – via dell’Archiginnasio 2 “Ex Africa. Stories and identity of a universal art” , until September 8th 2019 Faces and hieratic bodies that we Westerners immediately remember the sculptures of Modigliani and Brancusi , the paintings of Nolde and Picasso. But also faces admirably turned into bronze, of fidian perfection like only the cherubs and the Christ in Raphael’s bands. Objects of power and worship that refer to metaphysics, ancient rituals, human and supernatural forces. But also miniature figures to weigh the gold dust, chiseled like watches of the German seventeenth century. And again, salons in ivory, olives and spoons made in Africa in ancient times on a European commission, for what were once called applied arts.