Penultimate weekend of January, with the Christmas holidays that are now a distant memory, new restrictions affecting life in society and various events to be experienced in complete safety in the capital and its surroundings.
You go to the museum, to the theater, buy handicrafts, walk on the snow for a weekend as a couple, with friends, with children.
What to do in Rome on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January
For those who want to experience a weekend of culture and creativity, Rome is full of exhibitions and installations not to be missed in the museums and other cultural spaces of the capital. The theater is at the center this Saturday and Sunday, with shows that, between fun and reflection, involve young and old. Space for music with rock-symphonic shows, guitar and voice and more. For hand-made enthusiasts it will also be a weekend of crafts and vintage. For the nostalgic, there is still some trace of Santa Claus and his elves in town. Finally, for those who want to escape, snowshoeing and walks in the snow are the opportunity not to be missed.
Let’s find out in detail the events not to be missed in Rome on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 January:
Klimt. The Secession and Italy on display at Palazzo Braschi
The exhibition “Klimt. The Secession and Italy “. An exhibition that traces the stages of the entire artistic parable of Gustav Klimt, his “public” aspect, and, in addition to presenting his role as co-founder of the Viennese Secession, for the first time investigates the artist’s relationship with Italy, telling us about his travels and his exhibition successes. The exhibition also presents a selection of paintings and sculptures by other artists, which supports the account of the period of the Viennese Secession and the influence of Klimt in Italy.[TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Balloon Museum in the Pratibus District
The weekend could be the right occasion to discover the first museum in the world composed entirely of balloon & inflatable art. This is the Hot Air Balloon Museum in the former Atac Depot in Viale Angelico in Rome. An installation project conceived and promoted with the aim of bringing an invasion of color into the most evocative spaces of the cities that host it. The visitor will be surrounded by gigantic site-specific works, highly interactive installations, shops and catering areas. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Caravaggio and Artemisia: Giuditta’s challenge at Palazzo Barberini
The exhibition Caravaggio and Artemisia: Giuditta’s challenge is currently underway at Palazzo Barberini. Violence and seduction in painting between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries by Maria Cristina Terzaghi. Housed in the new rooms on the ground floor of Palazzo Barberini, the exhibition celebrates fifty years since the acquisition by the Italian state and seventy years since the discovery of the famous painting by Caravaggio kept in Palazzo Barberini: Giuditta and Oloferne. Masterpieces from museums around the world, including the extraordinary Judith and Holofernes by Artemisia Gentileschi from the Capodimonte Museum in Naples. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Giacomo Boni. The dawn of modernity “, the” widespread “exhibition between the Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum
The Archaeological Park of the Colosseum dedicates a large exhibition to the figure of Giacomo Boni (Venice, 1859 – Rome, 1925): the life and personality of the famous archaeologist and architect are told in the places where he mainly worked and whose current he designed physiognomy like the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill. Self-taught, with a training as a draftsman in Venetian construction sites, over time he became an archaeologist and architect developing innovative methods of excavation – starting with the stratigraphic one – of restoration, documentation and enhancement. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
“Inferno”, the exhibition also open in the evening
Given the success of the “Inferno” exhibition, on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 January 2022 the Quirinale Stables extend their opening hours until 22. Extended until 23 January 2022, the exhibition – conceived by Jean Clair and curated by Jean Clair and Laura Bossi – presents over two hundred works of absolute historical-artistic value, aimed at paying homage to the Supreme Poet on the occasion of the seventh centenary of his death.
The Solara Christmas Village
Last weekend at “Il Villaggio di Natale” del Solara which closes on Sunday 23 January. Special lights, sweet fragrances, trees, nativity scenes and elements of decoration and furniture from all over the world. The setting up inside a structure totally dedicated to the Christmas sector, is divided into thematic areas designed for the needs of young and old. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Same time next year
At the Ambra Jovinelli Theater, Sunday 23 January will be the last day to enjoy the hilarious comedy At the same time next year, played by Alberto Giusta and Alessia Giuliani. Can a love story go on undisturbed for twenty-four years? “Certain! Bernard Slade would say. Specifying that «the secret is to meet only that day at the same time. Every year”. At the same time, next year is a 1975 comedy by Bernard Slade, a brilliant Canadian author. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Regina at the opera, the rock-symphonic show
Queen at the Opera is reborn with the strength of rock. A show that debuted with an international tour in 2015, collecting standing ovations and sold out until two years ago when it had to stop at the peak of its success. A show where the is an integral part of a unique public experience. Extensive lyrical registers of soprano voices mingle with biting rock, acrobatic arpeggios of the electric guitar blend with the non-extraordinary sweetness of the strings, while the singers’ voices are composed in a concert, a smudge. When? Saturday 22 January at the Conciliazione Auditorium. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Giacomo Lariccia in concert at the Auditorium Parco della Musica
The new cycle of concerts for the next album by Giacomo Lariccia, the singer-songwriter who leaves Italy and finds America in Europe, starts from the Auditorium Parco della Musica. The first unreleased song already online for about a month is “Liberi” feat. Giulio Carmassi. Liberi is the new single by Giacomo Lariccia, European singer-songwriter and musician without borders. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Eco & Chic market in San Lorenzo
The new Eco & Chic Market starts on Sunday 23 January, in the heart of the San Lorenzo district in Rome, in the spacious Piazza dell’Immacolata. A day in one of the liveliest districts of the capital, where you can browse the over fifty stands to find various “goodies”. Most of the artistic craftsmanship, in the Eco & Chic market you can also find selected vintage clothing, zero km agricultural products, book stands by small publishers, plants and flower design. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Claustrophobia, the show at the theater
If the only roles remained for women … what would three actors do out of work? “Claustrophobia” is a semi-imaginative and semi-invented story of a situation that if it were not tragic … no no … just laughs … #mainagioiaspettacoli returns to the Tirso de Molina Theater after the successes with “Affari di Famiglia” and “Tre men and a kennel “and does so in” trio “formation. Gabriele Carbotti, Fabrizio D’Alessio and Andrea Dianetti go up on stage again directed by Alberto Ferrari who had already guided them in “Claustrophobia” by Gianni Quinto – Black Comedy Bancaria ”, a lucky show that has had replicas throughout Italy. Until Sunday a pièce full of misunderstandings and disguises, tricks and twists with references to classic English comedy but with a nod to the cutting edge Italian comedy outspoken. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
“Regina Viarum: the Via Appia Antica and the Villa of Emperor Maxentius”, guided tour
A walk along one of the most evocative stretches of the Via Appia Antica organized by the 10 guide association of rome. Starting from the Basilica of San Sebastiano we will go to the discovery of one of the most impressive and important consular roads, called the “Regina Viarum” (the queen of the streets), and dotted with famous buildings, kilometers of catacombs and monumental tombs. You will enter the archaeological area of the Villa of Emperor Maxentius, where there are the imposing remains of the mausoleum, known as the Tomb of Romulus (from the name of the young son of the emperor, who died in 309 AD), the Imperial Palace and the Circus for chariot races. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Snowshoeing on Monte Autore and trekking on Monte Navegna
Over the weekend, two appointments on the snow are scheduled on Monte Autore and Monte Nevagna. On Saturday 22, avoiding the crowds of Sunday, a snowshoe hike is scheduled in the Simbruini mountains, with a panoramic route that from Campo dell’Osso, through the beech forest, will lead to the summit of Mount Autore, to enjoy a 360 ‘view the snow-capped peaks of the Apennines, from Terminillo to Gran Sasso, from Velino to Ernici. Possibility to rent snowshoes on site and, for those who want to finish the day in style, we will all go together to warm up with a nice hot chocolate. On Sunday 23rd, instead, an appointment in the Carseolani mountains, in the Navegna-Cervia Reserve, where starting from the shepherds’ village, Vallecupola, you will reach the top of Navegna, to see the two lakes of Salto and Turano at the same time. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Appointments for children
Tailor-made weekend even for the youngest Romans. There are many theatrical events for children scheduled for Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd January. Also on the program are fun creative workshops and appointments with animals.
The Ugly Duckling, play for children
Where do the memories go? Do they disappear and die forever or in an unknown place? There is a country that is called: “country of memories” where memories live; some are far away, some very far away, some completely forgotten. Here memories live forever pampered by their custody. Here there is also an important memory of Bianca, a girl who, like the ugly duckling, lives alone and discouraged. A musical show with two actresses and an ugly duckling in search of a nice ending that helps everyone to no longer be afraid of small defects and to accept themselves as they are. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Show for children “Nursery rhymes with full mouth”
On Saturday 22 January, at 4 pm, at the Ar.Ma theater, via Ruggero di Lauria, 22 (Prati area), the children’s show “Filastrocche a testa full” by and with Massimiliano Maiucchi will be staged. Nursery rhymes at lunch and dinner always with a full mouth at snack time and at breakfast until the last bite … maybe I had indigestion. Nursery rhyme of the pie, breakfast on the farm, apple pie, Italian fast food… many nursery rhymes dedicated to food, to read together, playing with rhymes and sounds: to discover the pleasure of eating while having fun! [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]
Theater show for children “The selfish giant”
Also at the Ar.Ma theater, on Saturday 22 January, at 4 pm, the children’s show “the selfish giant” is staged. Show taken from the immortal fairy tale by Oscar Wilde: it is the story of a giant who does not want to let children play in his garden because he is selfish and would like to keep all the beautiful things to himself. The show is represented through a scenic setting, with engaging colors and music. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]