The best of Rome exhibitions in summer 2015

The roman summer has just begun and there are a lot of occasions to see beautiful exhibitions actually on display until September 2015 and in next months.
Between them, we reccomend you to see:


The photographic masterpieces of Steve McCurry, the most famous National Geographic photographer, exhibited in Rome at the Teatro 1 of Cinecittà until September 20, 2015.
150 stunning photographs of the great American photographer are on display from the beginning of his professional career in the ’80s when with his camera captured unique and meaningful
images of India until he went to Afghanistan where he was one of the first witnesses of the war that had just broken out.
Here he snapped one of his most famous photographs, Sharbat Gula, the Afghan girl at Nasir Bagh refugee camp near Peshawar.
The exhibition shows also more than fifty new works never published before.

The exhibition is open daily at the Teatro 1 of Cinecitta ( Via Tuscolana 1055, Rome ) , except Tuesday, from 9:30am to 7pm and the standard ticket price is Euro 12.00, also sold online on Ticketone.


David La Chapelle, after “The Deluge” another great American artist and photographer comes back, after more than fifteen year, at Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Via Nazionale 194 until 13 September with one of the most important and exhaustive exhibitions of his works.
In fact there are more than 100 works on view, some presented for first time in a museum including many large-scale works.
LaChapelle has been influenced from Roman art, fact that is more evident in the realization of “The Deluge”, modeled after Michelangelo’s impressive fresco in the Sistine Chapel, in which the
artist returns to conceiving works with the unique purpose to exhibit in art galleries and in museums.
The exhibition also includes a selection of some of the most renowned and loved photos that made hiim famous, realized during the decade between 1995 and 2005.
David LaChapelle is today one of the most famous and appreciated photographer in the world.

elegance -of-food

The Elegance of Food. Tales about Food & Fashion is an exhibition on display in Rome at Markets of Trajan which has as its theme the food with a “Call of nature” according to the four natural elements Water, Air , Earth and Fire.
In the halls of the museum there are more than 160 creations, including clothing accesories, photographic images and video where the food and the raw materials of nature are always the
main theme.


And finally we can’t forget the Night Openings of the Vatican Museums.  Every Friday evening, from 24 April to 30 October – except in August – the monumental door of
the Pope’s Museums will open at sunset to reveal over a thousand years of treasures in the Vatican Collections.
The cultural and musical accompaniment to enrich the experience of some of the evening openings represent an extraordinary opportunity to visit the Vatican Museums in an exclusive and unique atmosphere.
You can book your night vist to Vatican Museums directly on Vatican Online Ticket Office

So, if you are planning a vacation in Rome this summer keep in mind the tips above and dont’ forget for your stay the best accommodation near the Vatican and the city centre of Rome,
obviously Hotel Colors!


Most wanted exhibitions in Rome : Andy Wharol and Frida Kahlo


From 20/03/14 to 31/08/14

Frida Kahlo, the rebel, was the symbol of the avant-garde and artistic exuberance of Mexican culture of the twentieth century.  The exhibition at the Quirinal Stables, presents the entire artistic career of Frida Kahlo bringing together the masterpieces of the main collections, public and private collections, from Mexico, Europe and the United States.

Over 40 extraordinary masterpieces, including the famous Self-portrait with thorn necklace and hummingbird (1940), for the first time exhibited in Italy, or the self-portrait with dress vellutodel, (1926), painted just when he was 19 years old and performed for the beloved Alejandro Gomez Arias, where its elongated neck
recovers the aesthetics of Parmigianino and Modigliani.

Where :
Scuderie del Quirinale
Via XXIV Maggio, 16.

When :
From 20/03/14 to 31/08/14
Sun-Thu 10am-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-10:30pm.

Tickets :
Entry fee €12.00 / €9.5 reduced ticket

Web Site :



From 18/04/14 to 24/09/14

After the great success obtained in Milan, Andy Warhol finally arrives in Rome. The works of the American artist, father of American Pop Art, will be hosted in the renovated rooms of the Museo della Fondazione in Rome, Palazzo Cipolla.

The exhibition presents over 150 works, paintings, photographs, sculptures that are part of the Brant Foundation and tell a powerful story and a unique cultural exchange between the young collector and artist.
A meeting from which will be born from a unique partnership which will lead to the legendary and revolutionary Warhol’s Interview magazine founded by himself in 1969 and that Brant will purchase with his publishing house shortly after the artist’s death in 1987


Palazzo Cipolla
Fondaziome Roma Museo

From april 18 to september 28

Open Hours Monday: 14.00-20.00
From Tuesday to Sunday: 10.00-20.00
Special openings :
2 june 10.00 – 20.00
29 june 12.00 – 20.00
15 august 10.00 – 20.00

Ticket Prices :
€ 14,00 + € 2.00

Web Site :


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The exhibition “Augustus” in Rome until February 9, 2014 , Scuderie del Quirinale

harvest 2013Augustus, also known as Octavian Augustus or Caesar Augustus was a man of great charisma, a skilled politician and overall it was the first Roman Emperor.
Augustus was the main promoter of the birth of that immense empire that until 395 AD dominated a territory so large extending from the Iberian Peninsula to the Middle East, from France to Egypt.
Rome dedicate to Augustus a great exhibition called “Augustus” which will run until February 9, 2014 .
The exhibition is a journey to discover the life of the first emperor in more than 200 masterpieces created during his 40 years of power.
In the exhibition it’s possible to admire some of the most famous statues of the Emperor Augustus, sculptural groups expressing the new Classicism, examples of decorative art as the silvers of Boscoreale , the precious cameos and 11 reliefs which tells of a clash during the naval battle of Anzio.
Click here for the whole list of works exposed in the exhibition.

Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome

Until February 9, 2014

Full price € 12,00
Reduced price € 9,50

From Sunday to Thursday: from 10 am to 8 pm ,
Friday and Saturday: from 10 am to 10.30 pm

Information and reservations
Tel. ++39 06 39967500

Click here to visit the Official Website of the exhibition of Augustus


Cubist Cubism at the Vittoriano in Rome From March 8th

Cubism in RomeThe masterpieces of the Masters of Contemporary Art History will be on display from March 8 to June 23, 2013 in Rome, in the halls of the Victorian.
The exhibition will display more than 200 works including oil paintings, drawings, sculptures, videos, objects of design, costumes and documents that illustrate the breaking strength of the movement created by Picasso and Braque in France between 1907 and 1914, capable of influence the culture of an era.
This revolutionary movement has been able to transform not only painting but also architecture, literature, theater, music, cinema, design, decor, fashion.
The exhibition, then, in addition to works of cubist artists known and unknown, even the expression of Cubism in its various facets.
The exhibition presents works of the Spaniards Pablo Picasso and Juan Gris, the French Georges Braque, Fernand Leger, Albert Gleizes, Jean Metzinger, the American painter Marsden Hartley, the Mexican artist Diego Rivera, the Russian Natalia Goncharova, the Italian Gino Severini and Ardengo soft, of British artists Wyndham

Here there are the information for visiting the exhibition Cubism Cubist:

Address: Vittoriano complex, Rome (show on map)
Hours: From Monday to Thursday from 9:30 to 19:30;
Friday and Saturday from 9:30 to 23:30; Sunday from 9:30 to 20:30.
Tickets: Full price: € 10.00; Reduced for groups: € 9.00.

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2013 Titian exhibition in Rome

Tiziano in Rome 2013From 5 March until 16 June 2013, promoted from the Scuderie del Quirinale,
will go on display at Quirinal Palace The Titian’s Exhibition showing an overview of Venetian painting
which gives the right relevance to the role that he played in the renewal of culture in Italy and in Europe in the modern revolution in painting.

Some of the most celebrated works of the great Venetian painter Titian on display are
The Concert and La Bella from Palazzo Pitti, Flora from the Uffizi, the Gozzi Altarpiece from Ancona,Danaë and the Shower of Gold from Capodimonte, Charles V with a Dog and the Self-portrait from the Prado, or the Flaying of Marsyas from Kromeriz.

In the exhibition Titian’s career is represented at the best level showing his masterly
sense of colour and the development of his brushwork, which has been capable of surpassing the boundaries of painterly imagination.

Exhibition location:
Scuderie del Quirinale
Via XXIV Maggio 16, Roma

Full Price Ticket
Reduced Price Ticket

17.00 euro
14.50 euro

Price ticket includes: entrance ticket, pre-booking fees (Euro 1.00), and agency

commission (Euro 4.00).

Reduced price for:
– Young people under the age of 27
– Senior citizens over the age of 65
– Teachers
– Forces of law and order and the military on producing an ID
– Journalists with a press card (professional, practitioner, freelance)

Free admission for:
– Children under the age of 6
– People with disabilities (free admission for the person accompanying them)
– Regione Lazio tourist guides
– Interpreters accompanying the guides

Sunday to Thursday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday and Saturday 10:00 am – 10:30 pm
Last admission one hour before closing time.


Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini

domus romaneThe Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini is one of the best archeological ancient sites located just few steps from Piazza Venezia.
Visiting Palazzo Valentini is like walking into another world.
In fact, under the Palace is possible to find and see luxorios villas well preserved with marble floors, beautiful mosaics and starcases inside.
Trough multimedia, the ruins come alive with special lights effects while automated voices accompany the visitor walking through the rooms.
The recorded voice is accompanied by projections, video and reconstructions that explain the origins of the ruins, visible through the glass floor on which you walk along the way.
domus romaneA video of about 15 minutes explaining in detail, and clearly, the decoration of the Column of Trajan visible, as mentioned, just before finishing the visit, showing how the area had to appear in antiquity.
The multimedia tour takes about an hour.

It’s possible to walk to Palazzo Valentini from Colors Hotel in only fifteen minutes.

Contact Information

Address: Via IV Novembre 119/A, near Piazza Venezia, Rome, 00187
Phone: 06/32810

Full price ticket: € 10,00.
Reduced ticket: € 8,00 for visitors aged 6-25 years old and OAPs over 65 years old and Province Card holders.
Schools € 6,00 for primary and secondary schools
Children under 6 years old, differently-abled citizens with accompanying person: free of charge.


Joan Miro’ Exhibition in Rome 2012

miròA new major exhibition in the Sale of Bramante is dedicated to Miro’, that from 16th March to 10th June 2012 will color the capital with splendid works of the painter.
Consisting of 80 works of the Catalan painter, some of which are true previews, because they have never been hosted in Italy.
The exhibition of Miro’ in Rome in 2012, however, will not have only oils but also watercolor paintings, bronze statues and pottery and takes the title of Poetry and Light, just to underline what the painter’s artistic production is indeed related to the element light, constantly present factor in the works of Miro’ from the beginning.
In this show in Rome, there is a complete excursus on the works of Miro, whose production is concentrated in the years since the early twentieth century until 1981. An important period in the life of the artist who is well underlined by the exhibition of Miro in Rome is the one of the thirty years that the artist went to Mallorca, from 1956 until his death in 1983. A very happy and fruitful period for the artist, during which he realizes some of his most famous works, taking their inspiration from nature and vitality that surrounds him in Majorca.
Another feature that characterizes the Miro exhibition in Rome in 2012 is the intent of the editors to reproduce in the exhibition spaces the room where Mirò created his masterpieces. mirò pictureIn the reconstruction there are tools and objects perfectly preserved thanks to the original work of Pilar i Joan Miró Foundation, just like a few decades ago could appear to the eyes of the master.
The exhibition of Joan Miro’ in Rome will be open daily from 16th March to 10th June 2012 from hours 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Saturday and Sunday closing at 11 PM). For guided tours, for the exhibition catalog and other information you can visit the official website www.mostramiro.it
The Joan Miro Rome 2012 is far from Colors Hotel only less then 1 Km, so what better accommodatiion in Rome to visit this wonderfoul exhibition!

Joan Miro Exhibition Rome 2012
March 16th -10th June 2012

Cloister of Bramante
Arco della Pace, Rome


Cinecitta’ Studios in Rome

Cinecitta Studios in RomeFor anyone is visiting Rome and loves the Cinema, there is the great opportunity to visit the Cinecitta’ studios.
Cinecitta’ has the largest film studios in Europe over an area of 40 hectares representing the most important reference point for the national and international cinema, television, commercials, video and photo shootings.
Cinecitta’ studios are located just 9 km from the centre of Rome, a few steps from the metro station and can be reached easily by tourists or anyone else interested to visit them.
The Studios are part of one of the biggest production communities in the world, second only to Hollywood.
More than 3,000 productions have been made in Cinecittà studios, from recent features like The Passion of The Christ, Gangs of New York, HBO’S Rome, The Life Aquatic, Miracle at St Anna, Amalfi, Fifty Seconds and Dino de Laurentis’ Decameron to such cinema classics as Ben Hur, Cleopatra and the films of Federico Fellini.
So this is a great oppotunity to spend a spectacular journey through the studios to discover the secrets of cinema.
The exhibition is open every day (closed on Tuesday) from 9.30 am to 6.30 pm (ticket office close at 5.30 pm).
For more information visit the Cinecitta Studios Offical Website.
Colors Hotel is conveniently located near metro Station and it’s possible to reach the Studios in twenty minutes, click here to book now !


The exhibition of “Guggenheim” in Rome

Guggenheim in RomeThe exhibition of “Guggenheim” documents the great artistic moments lived in the United States of America after the Second World War.

The exhibition represents the American avant-garde that existed between 1945 and 1980, which was the period of the great transformations in the history of the United States.
In those years the history of the United States of America was characterized by economic prosperity and international conflicts, as well as important cultural advances.
The American art was an extraordinary development of the aesthetic practices such as Pop Art and meditations on the meaning of the image, the conceptual art of the sixties, the aesthetics of Minimalism, Photorealism of the iconography of the seventies .
The exhibition highlights the crucial era in American art, revealing the role played by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in shaping these developments due to the continued support offered to emerging artists.

The first section is devoted to abstract expressionism, with the names of Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Adolph Gottlieb, Clyfford Still, Jackson Pollock (with six paintings rarely seen in international exhibitions), Frank Stella, Ellsworth Kelly and Kenneth Noland.
Among all these there is strong evidence in de Kooning with his broken and strong colors.

The second section is devoted to Pop Art with works by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Alaes Oldenburg, James Rosenquist and Mel Ramos, a particular emphasis is given to the gods Rauschenberg’s monumental painting “Barge” of 1962-63

The third section is devoted to Minimalism, Conceptual and post-minimalism with the work of Robert Morris, Dan Flavin, Carl Andre, Donald Judd, Lawrence Weiner many of whom come from the prestigious collection of Italian Panza di Biumo.

The last section is devoted to the “Photojournalism” grouping of hyper painters representing a cultural continuity with pop artists.

The exhibition of “Guggenheim” in Rome
Exhibition Palace – Via Nazionale, 194 Rome

From February 7 to May 6, 2012

Full price € 12.50

Reduced € 10.00

Schools € 4.00 per student from Tuesday to Friday (excluding holidays)
Minimum 10 maximum 25 students

For groups and school groups a reservation is required

Colors Hotel is well placed to reach the Exhibition Palace to visit the exhibition and for this special occasion ​​a related special offer is ready for our guests , click here for terms and conditions

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