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.
Art exhibitions, Photography
- “Hokusai, Hiroshige, Hasui: Journey through a Changing Japan”, Pinacoteca Agnelli, October 19th 2019 – February 16th 2020
On display are the works of two great masters of the “Floating World” of the nineteenth century, Katsushika Hokusai (1760 – 1849) and Utagawa Hiroshige (1797 – 1858), along with modern prints by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), a painter exponent of the shin hanga movement (“new prints”), which continued the themes and techniques of polychrome silographs also in the Meiji (1868-1912), Taishō (1912-1926) and Shōwa eras, until the mid-1950s when it was named “Living National Treasure” in 1956. You can read more about it: here.
- “Vittorio Corcos. L’Avventura dello Sguardo”, Museo Accorsi-Ometto, October 3rd 2019 – February 16th 2020
The exhibition, curated by Carlo Sisi, through a targeted choice of works, explores six ‘chapters’ of an adventure of the eye that Corcos translates into intimate paintings now dedicated to the thousands of details of luxury so as to return to us, almost perceptible and fragrant, the air of time. Discover more, here.
- “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.
- “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.
- 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.
- 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 Journalism Festival, Centro Congressi “Torino Incontra”, 20-22 February 2020
Three days entirely dedicated to food-related communication: meetings, workshops and a “tasty” calendar of off events, showcooking and guided tastings, aimed at professionals and open to the general public.
- 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.
- 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.