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Two great artists at Palazzo Ducale in Genoa: Mirò and Steve McCurry

The cultural institutions of Liguria use to promote some initiatives through the whole region, counting on several important museums.

Among the museums, Palazzo Ducale is the most important and famous one and its history can confirm it. In the end of 13th century, the palace was built by the Republic of Genoa and, after that, it became the seat of the first Doge, Simon Boccanegra.

With the passing of time, the palace was going to deteriorate but then, with the following restoration, it came back to its old charm.

During 2012/2013 winter season, the palace hosts two great exhibitions:
one dedicated to the masterpieces of the painter Mirò and one celebrating the photos of the great photographer Steve McCurry.

From October 5th (2012) to April 7th (2013), the exhibition of Mirò’s masterpieces will show visitors over 80 pieces of art: oil paintings, terracottas, watercolours paintings and bronzes.
The exhibition focuses on the works belonging to the last period of Mirò’s life, when the artist succeeded in finding a place to work through the silence and peace. In addition, there’s the participation of one of the most international experts of Mirò, M.L.Cacho.

Genoa Boat Show – October, 6th to 14th

The Boat Show is back in Genoa with its 52nd edition.

One of the leading shows in the world thanks to its extraordinarily wide range of products, Genoa Boat Show offers its visitors the chance to find out about the new trends in the nautical market.

The fair boasts an outstanding exhibition area of 360,000 square yards (of which 120,000 on the water) with pavilions and open-air spaces, at the entrance of Genoa harbour.

The large number of exhibiting companies will offer a wide range of products: nautical clothing, accessories,

Van Gogh’s and Gauguin’s masterpieces on display in Genoa, Italy

Until 1st May 2012, the exhibition entitled “Van Gogh e il viaggio di Gauguin” will be on display at Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace) in Genoa, Liguria Region.

Here, visitors will have the chance to marvel at many Van Gogh’s masterpieces and one of Paul Gauguin’s most famous paintings Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?.

Furthermore, visitors will also find several artworks by great artists, such as Hopper, Kandinsky, Rothko, Turner, Morandi, Monet

Unification of Italy, Masterpieces from 19th Century in Genoa

If you are an art lover and are curious to know an important part of Italian History, then you should hurry up and come to Genoa to visit the exhibition “Capolavori d’arte raccontano l’Italia unita” lasting until 6th January 2012!

In the fascinating district of Nervi, close to the sea, four important museums (the Modern Art Gallery, the Wolfsoniana, the Raccolte Frugone and the Museo dell’Accademia Ligustica) are hosting an impressive collection of paintings, sketches, sculptures, dresses of the 19th century.

The exhibition is divided in four areas. The visit starts from the Modern Art Gallery where some portraits of the Savoia family will show us some important aspects of the difficult path which led to the unification of Italy.

The main part of this section is undoubtedly the one concerning portraits of everyday life, with its contradictions of the industrial

Genoa Science Festival celebrates the 15oth anniversary of Italian Unification

From October, 21st to November, 2nd 2011, Genova will host the 9th edition of the Science Festival, this year entitled “150 e oltre” (meaning “150 years and above”) in order to pay homage to the anniversary of Italian unification.

As a matter of fact, the festival’s aim is to celebrate 150 years of national unification by with a wide array of hints, experiences and excellences of the recent past able to project knowledge into the future, into the next 150 years.

Far from just being a mere historical celebration, Genoa Science Festival is seeking