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1. Giotto - From Assisi to Milan

A collection of 13 works by Giotto will be brought together for the first time in a show that will exhibit some of his greatest masterpieces, many of which are on wood.

When: September 2nd, 2015 – January 10th, 2016

Where: Palazzo Reale, Milan

Giotto - From Assisi to MilanGiotto - Compianto sul Cristro morto (1304-1306)

2. Raffaello - The Sunshine of the Arts

This exhibition showcases some of Raphael’s greatest masterpieces brought in from around the world. Some of the prestigious museums contributing include: the Vatican Museums, Galleria Borghese, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica of Rome, Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna, the Uffizi, Galleria Palatina di Palazzo Pitti, Museo del Bargello of Florence, Galleria Nazionale delle Marche of Urbino, Deutsches Historisches Museum of Berlin, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen of Dresden and Victoria and Albert Museum of London.

When: September 26th, 2015 – January 24th, 2016

Where: Venaria Reale (Turin)

Raffaello - The Sunshine of the ArtsRaffaello - Madonna del Belvedere (1506)

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3. Raffaello, Parmigianino, Barocci

This exhibition draws comparisons between the work of Francesco Mazzola (also known as Parmigianino), Federico Barocci, and Raffaello, three artists from different periods but who, through their work, seemed to be having a conversation.

When: October 2nd, 2015 – January 10th, 2016

Where: The Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Caffarelli, Rome

Raffaello, Parmigianino, BarocciParmigianino - Madonna di San Zaccaria (around 1530)

4. Monet - Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay

More than 40 masterpieces, never seen before in Italy, will be on show all the way from one of Paris’s greatest galleries. The exhibition also provides a perfect opportunity to discover Piedmont, its culture and its unique culinary tradition.

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When: September 25th, 2015 – January 10th, 2016

Where: GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin

Monet - Masterpieces from the Musée d’OrsayClaude Monet - Les Coquelicots (1873)

5. Tamare de Lempicka

80 works by this mesmerizing artist will be on display, allowing the public to discover her most iconic works, as well as new aspects of her life and artistic career.

A visit to the exhibition is a perfect excuse todiscover the magic of Verona and its secret gems.

When: September 20th, 2015 – January 31st, 2016

Where: Palazzo Forti, Verona

Tamare de LempickaTamara de Lempicka - Saint Moritz (1929)

6. From Raffaello to Schiele

An exhibition of masterpieces from the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest and the Hungarian National Museum.

When: September 17th, 2015 – February 7th, 2016

Where: Palazzo Reale, Milan

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From Raffaello to SchieleRaffaello - Madonna Esterhazy (1508)

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7. Henry Moore

From the Tate Gallery in London, a selection of sculptures, sketches and drawings by one of Britain's greatest artists will be on show.

When: National Roman Museum at the Baths of Diocletian, Main Halls, Rome

Where: September 24th, 2015 – January 10th, 2016

Henry MooreHenry Moore - Reclining Figure (1951) - photo courtesy of Solip Sist

8. Barbie

Barbie is art. Barbie is fashion. Barbie is design. Barbie is trend-setting. These are some of the cultural, anthropological, social, and artistic aspects that the exhibition will explore, taking visitors on a journey through Barbie’s pink-tinted world.

When: October 28th, 2015 - March 13th, 2016

Where: Museo delle Culture, Milan


9. Impressionisti tête-à-tête

Featuring works from Edouard Manet, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Frederic Bazille, Camille Pissarro, Paul Cezanne, Gustave Caillebotte, Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassat, Georges Seurat and many more, this exhibition plays tribute to the Impressionists. It features more than sixty works from the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

When: October 15th, 2015 – February 7th, 2016

Where: Complesso del Vittoriano, Rome

Impressionisti tête-à-têteEdouard Manet - Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe (1863)

10. Balthus

This major retrospective of Balthus's work not only includes a selection of drawings and photographs from the artist but also over 80 of his paintings from major museums and private collections. The show sets out to explore various aspects of Balthus's artistic career in an effort to shed new light on the output of this great 20th century artist.

When: October 15th, 2015 – January 24th, 2016

Where: Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome

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BalthusBalthus - Catering from the Mediterranean Sea (1949)

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11. Gauguin - Tales from Paradise

This exhibition features 80 – 100 of Gauguin’s masterpiecess, from paintings and sculptures to Polynesian artefacts and images documenting the various places he visited.

When: October 28th, 2015 - February 21st, 2016

Where: MUDEC, Milan

GauguinPaul Gauguin - Te Tamari No Auta (1896)

12. Matisse

This beautiful Matisse exhibition is an opportunity to discover the works of this unique artist while exploring one of the most beautiful town in Italy.

When: December, 2015 - May, 2016

Where: Palazzo Chiablese, Turin

MatisseHenri Matisse - Woman with a hat (1905)

13. Brueghel - The Dynasty

14. Egypt - Ancient splendor

These two exhibitions provide excellent opportunities to discover the vibrant town of Bologna, its famous arcades, its lively squares, its ancient churches and, of course, its irresistible food.


When: October 2nd, 2015 - February 28th, 2016

Where: Palazzo Albergati, Bologna


When: October 16th, 2015 - July 17th, 2016

Where: Museo civico archeologico, Bologna

Pieter Brueghel the Younger - The Peasant Wedding (1567)

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by Veronica on Aug 26, 2015