The city of Naples, in southern Italy, rises in the heart of the bay of the same name next to Vesuvius, the active volcano still active today and known for having destroyed the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. Dating back to the second millennium BC, Naples has centuries of art history and architecture behind it and its cathedral, the Cathedral of San Gennaro, is rich in frescoes. The most interesting historical sites are the sumptuous Palazzo Reale and the Maschio Angioino, a 13th century building.
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- Thanks to Mibact’s initiative “Io vado al Museo” Naples State museums open free on first Sunday of month
- Piazza del Plebiscito, one of the symbols of Naples, is a square located in the historic center, between the promenade and via Toledo, with an area of about 25 000 square meters, the square is one of the largest in the city and Italy and for this reason is the most used for major events. So if you want to discover naples events today, read our calendar of naples news event.
- Andy Warhol, Basilica della Pietrasanta, September 26th 2019 – February 23th 2020
An exhibition entirely dedicated to the myth of Andy Warhol: a complete view of the artistic production of the American genius who revolutionized the concept of the work of art since the Second World War.
- Branding Dalí, Palazzo Fondi, October 25th 2019 – February 2nd 2020
Branding Dalí highlights the branding operation of himself, implemented by the Salvador Dalí throughout his life, ahead of the very definition of brand.
- Joan Miró. The Languages Of The Signs, PAN Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, September 24th 2019 – February 23rd 2020
The exhibition consists of eighty works, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, collages and tapestries, which cover six decades of creative activity, from 1924 to 1981, in which Miró develops a formal language that transforms the art of the twentieth century.
The works all come from the extraordinary collection owned by the Portuguese State and on deposit at the Serralves Foundation in Porto. More info: here.
- Milagros – Ana Juan e Roger Olmos, Instituto Cervantes, October 24th 2019 – January 30th 2020
The exhibition MILAGROS (Miracles), which brings together 47 works by two of the most important and recognized Spanish illustrators – Ana Juan and Roger Olmos – made for the series CBM #logosedizioni.
FB event: here.
- Paul McCartney, Piazza del Plebiscito, June 10th 2020
After twenty-nine years Paul McCartney will be in concert in Naples on June 10, 2020 in Piazza del Plebiscito.
- Miracle of St. Januarius, first Sunday in May – December 16th
Three times a year, on official and solemn dates, San Gennaro renews his ties with Naples and his blood is exposed to thousands of citizens and faithful. And every time it is hoped that it will melt. On the Saturday before the first Sunday in May, on 19 September and 16 December, they flock to the Chapel and the Cathedral to witness the miracle of liquefaction.
- Carnascialata, February 2020
A carnival event with dancing and food. A dinner-show that every year, on Shrove Tuesday, the House-museum of Pulcinella organizes in Via San Giovanni Maggiore Pignatelli.