Turin Events: the complete calendar of events in town

Turin, which once was one the major European political centres (capital of the Duchy of Savoy and then first capital of the unified Italy), is now a beautiful metropolis with a view to the future. So it’s not easy to keep pace with a city in constant motion, fortunately StudentsVille Staff has selected all the best Turin events: art exhibitions, festivals, concerts.

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What’s happening in Turin

To be always informed about what’s going on in Turin, follow our suggestions: we’ve have chosen the most important Turin events 2020 and much more. So enjoy the list of events and you won’t miss none of the Turin events next 14 days.

  • Thanks to Mibact’s initiative “Io vado al Museo” Turin State museums open free on first Sunday of month
  • The city has a rich sporting heritage: it is home of Juventus Football Club and was awarded with the title of European Capital of Sport 2015. And soon there will be a great Turin sport event: ATP Finals tennis event from 2021 to 2025.

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Art exhibitions, Photography

  • “Konrad Mägi. The light of the North”, Palazzo Chiablese, November 30th 2019 – March 8th 2020

The exhibition in Sala Chiablese is dedicated to Konrad Mägi (1878 – 1925), the Estonian artist with an extraordinary expressive power made mainly of color and light.
Konrad Mägi is considered the progenitor of modern Estonian painting and is often assimilated to artists such as Vincent Van Gogh and Alfred Sisley, with whom he has in common the bold use of pictorial matter and lighting effects. Info: here.

  • “Making Antiquity Modern”, Palazzo Madama, December 12th 2019 – May 4th 2020

At Palazzo Madama in Turin you can admire the exhibition starring Andrea Mantegna (Isola di Carturo 1431 – Mantova 1506), one of the most important artists of the Italian Renaissance.
Tickets: here.

  • Helmut Newton. Works, GAM, January 30th – May 3rd 2020

Matthias Harder, curator of the Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin, has selected 68 photographs with the aim of presenting as broad an overview as possible of the great German photographer’s long career. You can read more about it: here.

  • “Frida Kahlo through the lens of Nickolas Muray”, Palazzina di Caccia Stupinigi (Turin), February 1st – May 3rd 2020

An intimate and private look at Frida Kahlo through 60 photographs of her long-time friend and lover, Nickolas Muray.

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Cinema

  • “Cinemaddosso”, Museo del Cinema, February 14th – June 15th 2020

Cinema and art come together in “Cinemaddosso”: the exhibition celebrates the extraordinary history of Sartoria Annamode, the excellence of Made in Italy from the 1950s to the present day in the production of costumes for major national and international film productions.
More info: here.

  • Back to the future, Mufant, February 2nd – April 30th 2020

Mufant (Museo del Fantastico e della Fantascienza di Torino) hosts, from February 2nd to April 30th 2020, a new exhibition dedicated to the film “Back to the Future”. More info: here.

Music

  • Torres, Circolo della Musica, March 14th 2020

Three years after the release of his last album “Three Futures” via 4AD Records, Torres – aka Mackenzie Scott – announces his arrival in Italy with “Silver Tongue”. The artist will be at the Circolo della Musica in Rivoli, Turin, on March 14th 2020.
Tickets: here.

  • Rammstein, Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino, July 13th 2020

Rammstein, one of the most important industrial metal in Germany and in the world, will be in concert in Turin in 2020 for the only Italian date of the new European tour.

Food, Books

  • International Book Forum, Lingotto Fiere, 14-18 May 2020

International Book Forum is the most important Italian event in the field of publishing. It takes place at the Lingotto Fiere conference centre in Turin once a year, in May.
More info: here.

Festival, commemorations

  • Festa della Consolata, June 20th 2020

The anniversary is celebrated on June 20 of each year. This date was chosen in memory of the miracle of the blind man of Briançon. The procession through the streets of the city is remarkable on the day of the feast.

  • San Giovanni Feast, 23-24 June 2020

Patronal feast with historical parade with period costumes through the streets of the city center.