On Sunday September 2nd all the following public museums are free.
Castello Sforzesco, Museo del Novecento, GAM Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Acquario, Museo Archeologico, Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano, Studio Museo Francesco Messina, Palazzo Morando, Palazzo Moriggia, Cenacolo Vinciano (booking requested), Pinacoteca di Brera, Gallerie d’Italia
Piazza Duomo 12 • M1, M3 Duomo
Open Mon 14.30-19.30; Tues, Wed, Fri, Sun 9.30-19.30; Thurs, Sat 9.30-22.30.
Tickets: €10/12 + €1.50 fee for online reservations. The ticket office closes one hour before exhibition closing time. For reservations visit www.vivaticket.it
• Until 2 September. “Impressionismo e Avanguardie, Capolavori dal Philadelphia Museum of Art.” On loan from the famous American Museum, 50 masterpieces by famous artists such as Pierre Bonnard, Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Paul Gauguin, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir until the experiments of Georges Braque, Vasily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall, Constantin Brancusi, Pablo Picasso, through the surrealism of Salvador Dalí and Joan Mirò.• Until 9 September. “Alik Cavaliere. L’universo verde”. The exhibition is centered in the prestigious Sala delle Cariatidi and extends to five other venues in a wide and varied itinerary around the city: the Museo del Novecento, Palazzo Litta, Gallerie d’Italia, Bocconi University and the Alik Cavaliere Art Center. A great tribute to this artist, one of the greatest Italian sculptors of the late twentieth century.
- Until 30 September. “Bonalumi 1958-2013”. 120 works by the Milanese Agostino Bonalumi, from his debut in Milan, with Enrico Castellani and Piero Manzoni around 1959, through the 60s with the major European groups, until the very recent rediscovery and international revaluation. Completed by a side exhibition titled “Agostino Bonalumi. Space, environment, project” set up at the Museo del Novecento, this exhibition illustrates the multifaceted and rigorous activity of one of the greatest abstractionists in the world. Admission free.
- Until 30 September. “Luxus. Lo stupore della Bellezza” (namely Luxus. The wonder of beauty). The exhibition illustrates the concept of luxury through an eclectic display of objects that recounts how luxury has accompanied beauty in Western culture in a constant and brilliant intertwining with Oriental civilization. The vital relationship between ancient and modern, between tradition and innovation, comes alive thanks to original and evocative settings that enhance the artists’ creativity.
Viale Alemagna 6 • M1/2 Cadorna
Open Tues-Sun 10.30-20.30, Thurs until 23.00, Mon closed.
This venue is itself an interesting piece of architecture, designed by Giovanni Muzio and built in 1931-33 specifically for exhibitions. The Torre Branca nearby offers the chance to see Milan from about 100 metres up, at certain times of day and in the evening.
- New permanent exhibition. The sculpture “Cavalletto” in bronze and varnish by Gianfranco Ferroni is now permanently placed in the foyer of the Triennale Teatro dell’Arte.
- New permanent exhibition. The 7 metres tall marble sculpture “Il Seme dell’Altissimo” by Emilio Isgrò, previously placed at the 2015 Expo grounds entrance, has now been placed near the Triennale in the Sempione Park.
On show a selection from Isgrò’s archives of fashion, furnishings, films, graphic works, publications, along with a monumental sculpture.
- Until 9 September. Rita Ackermann. “Movements as monuments.” The Hungarian artist based in New York exhibits some of her most fascinating works related to the series of “chalk paintings”, including abstraction and figuration.
- Until 9 September. “Abitanti. Sette sguardi sull’Italia di oggi” collects the insights of seven projects realized throughout the Italian territory by nine artists: Dario Bosio, Saverio Cantoni and Viola Castellano, Francesca Cirilli, Gloria Guglielmo and Marco Passaro, Rachele Maistrello, Tommaso Mori and Flavio Moriniello.
- From 7 September to 4 November. Silvia copia incolla dal whatson ! Tightrope Walking and Its Wordless Shadow”, the first solo exhibition by the Korean artist Haegue Yang, who presents in his art a wide range of expressive media, from collage to video, from performing sculptures to large installations. The show is divided into three environments that recur, such as the interest in abstraction and geometry; the movement and performativity; the relationship between “folding” and “unfolding”, which the artist explores as interconnected practices. At the center there is his research of the “inexpressible”: the urgency to create a language whose potentiality is like the walk of a tightrope walker, where every movement is much more than dynamic, it is charged with a tension that evokes emotions and perceptions
- From 12 September to 7 October. “Unico e ripetibile” (namely “Unique and Repeatable”). An exploration of the relationship between artworks and serial artefacts. On show more than 100 works and fascinating objects that the gallerist Massimo De Carlo has privately collected, with passion and dedication, during his travels around the globe. Among those the ceramics produced in Weimar in the years before the Second World War, the embroidered letters by Alighiero Boetti, the posters (from the 60s to the 90s) by the Italian graphic designer and educator AG Fronzoni. Admission free.
GAM Galleria Arte Moderna
Via Palestro 16 • M1 Palestro
Open Tues-Sun 9.00-17.30. €3/5
- Permanent exhibitions. The rooms of this beautiful royal villa feature a large selection of artworks by Giovanni Fattori, Silvestro Lega, Giovanni Boldini, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso, Amedeo Modigliani, Francesco Hayez, Pompeo Marchesi, Andrea Appiani, Tranquillo Cremona, Giovanni Segantini, Federico Faruffini, Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo, Antonio Canova, Daniele Ranzoni, Medardo Rosso, and Gaetano Previati. Worth a visit!
Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci
Via San Vittore 21 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio, buses 50, 58, 94
Open Tues-Fri 10-18, Sat and Sun 10-19. Admission €7,50/10.
- Saturdays and Sundays. With a ticket for the museum, visitors can take guided tours, in Italian with a translation on request, of the Galleria Leonardo and also of the collections of trains, ships and planes in the Transport section. There are currently three unique automobiles on display: the Bianchi 8HP, the Alfa Romeo Zagato 8C and the Bisiluro DaMolNar, symbols of the tradition that has turned Italian cars into world famous icons.
- Permanent exhibition. “Extreme”, in partnership with CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) and INFN (National Institute of Nuclear Physics,) is a fascinating research area that explores matter in its most infinitesimal components. The exhibition reveals what goes on inside the laboratories of two of the largest research institutions that carry out experiments related to particle physics.
- New permanent exhibition. “I.Lab Leonardo.” In the run-up to the celebrations of Leonardo’s 500th death anniversary in 2019, a new area brings Leonardo’s work to light from a historical point of view, but above all explores his way of working, aiming to stimulate visitors to think out of the box. The new laboratory is divided into two areas: a workshop space, dedicated to the machines and the shipyard where visitors can experiment, disassemble and build Leonardo’s machines, and an Atelier space on arts and apprenticeship.
- Inside the Aero-Naval Pavillion. “Luna Rossa,” the rigid wing catamaran AC72 which was a finalist in the selection regattas for the 34th America’s Cup challenge (San Francisco 2013).
- Until 13 October. “Leonardo da Vinci Parade”. This show celebrates the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, and showcases the historical collection of the Museum, the most important in the world. This temporary exhibition features 52 spectacular models made in the ’50s interpreting the drawings of Leonardo. On the walls 29 frescoes of 16th century Lombard painters, normally exhibited at the Pinacoteca di Brera. Next to the machines some models of military and civil architectures in plaster and terracotta, part of the consevation work that the Museum has carried out in recent years on the entire collection of Leonardo’s historical models, many of which have been temporary sent abroad. The exhibition is an unusual juxtaposition of art and science, which are strongly interconnected in Leonardo’s world.
Piazza della Scala 6 • M1 Duomo
The Gallery and the library open Tue-Sun 9.30-19.30; Thurs until 22.30; closed Mon. €3/5/10. Coffee shop opens from 8.00 to 22.30.
For the openings during the festivities see www.gallerieditalia.com, or call 800.167619
Payments through POS contactless “Paygo” or the new smartphone app “JiffyPay”.
Staff wearing the ChiediMI badge are available to give free tours around each room to illustrate the museum spaces. Audioguides in nine languages are also available for free.
- Permanent exhibitions. The sumptuous palace belonging to the Intesa Sanpaolo bank holds a large number of artworks ranging from the 19th century (197 from Canova to Boccioni) to the 20th (189 from the Second World War on). Worth a visit!
- From 25 September to the end of October. At the end of the Milan Fashion Week, the so-called “Cassetta Farnese”, an extraordinary masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance, will be exhibited in the vault. It is a symbol of timeless beauty and elegance. Restored on the occasion of the exhibition, the precious box will be on show next to the portrait of his client, the Cardinal Farnese, painted by Titian. Both works are on loan from the Museum and Real Bosco di Capodimonte.
Museo di Storia Naturale
Corso Venezia 55 • M1 Palestro, tram 9, 29, 30 Passante Porta Venezia
Open Tues-Sun, 09.00-17.30, Mon closed. €3/5
- Permanent exhibition. This is the biggest museum in Italy and boasts 23 halls with about 700 window cases. Make sure to pay a visit to the fauna and flora gallery: its 83 dioramas, 6 of which are brand new, have been created precisely for the protection of the species on display, some of which are already on the brink of extinction.
Museo di Leonardo
Le Sale del Re, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, corner
Piazza della Scala • M1/3 Duomo
Open every day, 10.00-23.00. €11/12
Guided tours in Italian and English every Saturday and Sunday from 10.30 to 11.30
- Permanent exhibition. Multidisciplinary exhibition dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci, the iconic engineer and artist who left 120 volumes which include 5,000 pages of drawings, most of which are still to be interpreted. The exhibition features discoveries, world premieres and interactive experiences, focusing on his writings, projects and studies for various machines and the methodology used for two of his most important creations, which were created in Milan: The Last Supper and “Leonardo’s Horse” dedicated to Francesco Sforza.
Museo del Novecento
Via Marconi 1 • M1, M3 Duomo
Open Mon. 14.30-19.30, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sun 9.30-19.30, Thurs, Sat 9.30-22.30 €3/5
- Permanent exhibitions. This museum is housed in the pre-Fascist era Palazzo dell’Arengario, designed by the famous architects Griffini, Magistretti, Muzio and Portaluppi. It houses a collection of more than 4,000 contemporary works of art.
• Until 30 September. “Agostino Bonalumi. Spazio, ambiente, progetto” is a collateral exhibition of the anthological “Bonalumi 1958 – 2013” at Palazzo Reale. As befits the nature of this Museum, this is a “focus” on a lesser-known aspect of the artist’s work: between 1967 and part of the seventies, Bonalumi designed and realized large-size works, such as the exhibition “The image space” of 1967 held in Foligno, the installation at the Dortmund museum in 1968, the personal room at the XXXV Venice Biennale in 1970, and whole sets for ballets of the early seventies.• Until 28 October. “Agostino Ferrari. Segni nel tempo” For over half a century, Agostino Ferrari has used the sign as a tool to express his personal emotions and his reactions to reality, but also as a figure of the contemporary mainstream shared language. Ferrari’s works range between post-informal, programmed, minimal art, pop and occasionally painting, a medium that he never wanted to give up.
Via Chiese 2 • M5 Ponale
Open Thurs-Sun 11.30-19.00, Thurs until 22.30. Admission free
• Permanent exhibition. “I Sette Palazzi Celesti” a site-specific installation by Anselm Kiefer with five large paintings and seven “heavenly towers” which are part of a single artwork.
• From 14 September to 13 January. “The last days in Galliate” by the Portuguese sculptor Leonor Antunes. This is her first major exhibition in Italy, conceived as a complex site-specific installation inside the 1,400 square meters of the Hangar’s so-called Shed space. Created in natural and organic materials such as rope, wood, leather, brass, rubber and cork, on which the signs of time remain visible, her sculptures are made with artisanal techniques, in sharp contrast to mass production. Antunes’ effort is to preserve and pass on traditional knowledge.
- Until 16 September. “The feeling of things” is the largest retrospective ever staged to highlight the vast production of Matt Mullican, one of the most renowned American artists and a pioneer of hypnosis as a performative practice in art. The extraordinary variety of media used stretches over 5,000 square metres: sculptures, large installations, works on paper, glass, stone, metal, posters, neon, photographs, paintings made with the frottage technique, video, performance, lightbox and computer and virtual reality projects. Thousands of works lead the visitor into the cosmology of the “five worlds” conceived by the artist: a singular representation of reality composed by images, pictograms, icons, codes, signs, symbols and colours.
Palazzo delle Stelline, Corso Magenta 61, • M1 Cadorna
Open Mon.- Sun., 10.00–19.00. €10
- From 17 September to 13 October. “The Kennedy Years” is a traveling exhibition presenting more than 150 captioned photographs, the only reproduction of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy’s wedding dress, President Kennedy’s rocking chair model from the JFK Museum in Boston, and several movies. On sale at the museum shop, 500 limited edition copies of the 90 x 90 cm silk scarf that Jacqueline Kennedy wore at the America’s Cup on September 15, 1962, which she attended alongside President John F. Kennedy. Jacqueline Kennedy’s signature is reproduced on each scarf.
Studio d’Arte Cannaviello
Piazzetta Bossi • M1 Duomo
Open Tues.-Sat. 11.00-19.00 or by appointment
- Until 15 September. “Change.” This show by Paolo Pibi presents over fifteen works, made in acrylic on canvas and on the surface of old vases. In order not to feel confined to mannerism, the author is extending his pictorial investigation to different materials.
- From 27 September. To celebrate its first fifty years of activity, the gallery is holding an anthological exhibition featuring artworks and documents by more than 70 among the artists exhibited throughout its history.
Galleria San Fedele
Via Ulrico Hoepli 3 a-b, Entrance from the Church • M1 Duomo/San Babila
- Turn on collection. Inside some new exhibition halls, a private collection which includes about a hundred of art works gathered by the artist, designer and architect Nanda Vigo. Among these, you’ll see masterpieces by Lucio Fontana, Heinz Mack, Piero Manzoni, Christian Megert, Jan Schoonhoven, Günther Uecker, Vincenzo Agnetti, Gianni Colombo, Carla Accardi, Otto Piene, Mimmo Rotella, Jan Fabre, Giò Pomodoro, Christo, which will be exhibited on rotation.
PAC Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea
Via Palestro 14 • M1 Palestro
Open Tues-Sun 9.30-19.00, Mon 14.30-19.30 Thurs 9.30-22.30. Tickets: €4/6
- Until 9 September. “Brasile. Il coltello nella carne” (namely: Brazil. The knife in the flesh) is the title of a theatrical work by the Brazilian writer Plínio Marcos, particularly active during the years of the Brazilian military dictatorship. The show presents a selection of 30 Brazilian artists of different generations, active from the 70’s onwards. Through installations, photographs, videos and performances many of them refer to a conflict: not so much a war, as a social and symbolic strife.
A Arte Invernizzi
Via Domenico Scarlatti 12 • M1 Lima, M2 Caiazzo, M3 Stazione Centrale
Open Mon-Fri 10-13, 15-19. Admisson free
- From 17 September to 8 November. In collaboration with the gallery Annely Juda Fine Art, a solo show by the English painter Alan Charlton. His research started in 1969 with the investigation of the multiple potentialities of gray monochromes related to the surrounding environment with heterogeneous modulations of light. On the occasion of this exhibition, a bilingual monography with an essay by Antonella Soldaini, texts by Barry Barker, Emile Charlton and an updated iconography and bio-bibliography will be published.
Fabbrica del Vapore
Lotto 11 Via Procaccini 4 • M5 Monumentale
Open: Mon 15.00-22.00; Tues. Wed.Thurs.10.00-22.00. Fri.Sat.Sun.10.00-23.00
€14.40/16.90. Tickets at http://harrypotterexhibition.it/buy-now/
- Until 9 September. “Harry Potter: The Exhibition.” Step inside the famous wizard’s magical world. Experience dramatic displays inspired by the Hogwarts film sets and see the amazing craftsmanship behind authentic costumes and props from the Harry Potter films.
Villa Necchi Campiglio
Via Mozart 12/14 • M1 Palestro
Open Wed-Sun 10.00-18.00 Admission free
- New permanent exhibition. Against the splendid backdrop of this villa, managed by the Italian National Trust and designed by Piero Portaluppi, viewers can take in 21 works on paper by Pietro Marussig, Mario Sironi, Amedeo Modigliani, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Lucio Fontana donated by the heirs of the Guido Sforni Collection.
Museo Poldi Pezzoli
Via Alessandro Manzoni 12 • M3 Montenapoleone.
Open Tues-Sun 10.00-18.00, closed Mon Tickets: €8
- New permanent exhibition. On the occasion of the opening of three new rooms, three collections are being exhibited that have never been shown to the public before. In the first room, an exceptional collection of watches from the 16th to the 20th centuries, similar to those of the Louvre in Paris, of the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York and of the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire in Geneva. In the second room a collection of archaeological finds, a significant ceramic nucleus of IV-III century BC. In the third room, 18th century china artefacts by European manufacturers. The works made in Meissen are outstanding.
- Recent acquisitions. The archaeological section, with about two hundred finds collected by the Poldi Pezzoli family, has been recently enriched by two new acquisitions, which document the collecting trends of the nineteenth century European scene which then continued on in the twentieth century.
- Until 10 September. “Transfer di volti nell’arte.” Artist Paolo Gioli establishes a dialogue between antique and contemporary art. The eighteen Polaroid works on display were created in the early ‘80s. Gioli is well-known for the originality of his research in the field of photography and film, inspired by some of the most important Renaissance painters.
Museo di Milano
Via Sant’Andrea 6 • M1 San Babila
Open Tues-Sun 9.30-13, 14-17.30, Mon closed. Info: tel. 0288446056/7. Admission free.
This Museum, in the heart of the fashion district, is housed in an 18th century building, Palazzo Morando Attendolo Bolognini, whose exterior has just been restored. Its collections present the history of Milan in the 18th and 19th centuries, with paintings, documents, prints etc. The period furnishings contribute to the overall atmosphere.
- Until 4 November. “Outfit ‘900.” Ladies’ outfits for special occasions such as weddings, society debuts, dances and gala evenings. Also featuring two precious dresses from the 1920s, recently restored by the Parisian fashion house Worth and Liberty.
Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli
Admission to the courtyards free. Admission to the exhibitions, 3/5 euro
- Guided tours in English every Saturday at 15.00. Booking in advance is kindly required. The tour will take place with any number of participants. If you haven’t booked in advance, please join the group at the Main Entrance, near the Ticket Desk, at 14.45. €8. Infos and booking: https://bit.ly/2LyT7G
MUDEC Museo delle Culture
Via Tortona 56 • M2 Porta Genova
Open Mon. 14.30-19.30; Tues. Wed. Fri. Sun 09.30-19.30; Thrs.-Sat.09.30-22.30 €7/15
• Until 9 September. “Corpus” by the Mexican sculptor Javier Marìn, features 36 works of art made with different techniques and materials. The broad time frame encompasses all the highlights of his career.
• Until 4 November. “Modigliani Art Experience.” A fascinating story, reconstructed through images, music, and evocations. The universe of Amedeo Modigliani as a painter and sculptor in the Parisian art scene, of which the artist was the absolute protagonist.
29 Arts in Progress Gallery
Via San Vittore 13 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio
Open Tues.-Sat. 11.00-19.00. Admission free
- Until 1 September. “Beyond the Portrait.” For this solo show, the American master of the modern portrait Greg Gorman combines his unconventional celebrity portraits with the sensual nudes that are the highlight of his extraordinary career.
Grossetti Arte Contemporanea
Piazza XXV Aprile, 11/b, walk down the central staircase
Open. Mon Fri 10-13; 14-18. Admission free
- Collection in progress. A collection assembled by Carlo and Bruno Grossetti during a 50-year-long research and production of young artists. From the early works of the ’60s by Aricò, Carrino and Dadamaino until the later period (Battaglia, Gastini, Nigro, Spagnulo) to the new generations (Bergquist, Cascio, Castagno, Mandelli Contegni, Mura, Nitti Sotres, Romagnoli, Schapira, Shanahan.)
Via Bonaventura Cavalieri 6 • M3 Turati
Open Tues.-Sat 11.00-19.00. Admission free.
- From 28 September to 19 December. “Light works” by the American sculptor Keith Sonnier, who uses neon glass tubes to create spatial dimensions intertwining lines, arcs and curves of light and color that interact with the surrounding architecture. This show presents a selection of iconic sculptures made in various periods of his career: from the first series of the late ‘60s such as Lit Circle Series (1968), Neon Wrapping Incandescent Series (1970) and Sel Series (1978-2003), until the most recent ones, including Chandelier Series (2006-), Portal Series (2015) and Floating Grid Series (2017).
Via Nerino 2 • M1 Cordusio
Open Tues.-Sat 10.30-14.00/15.00-19.00. Admission free.
- Until 27 October. “Tomoko Nagao: iridescent obsession”, personal show by the Japanese pop artist. Through his works, either digital, stencil or oils on canvas, Nagao presents a reflection on death through its opposite, life. This new cycle “Flowers”, a recent production in vector, represents a Pop re-enactment of the classic Flemish flower vases, particularly inspired by Jan Brueghel: the splendor of the floral varieties, the magnificence of the colors are brought to the surface through unique digital reworking.
Studio Museo Francesco Messina
Via San Sisto 4/a • M1/3 Duomo
Open Tues. Sun. 10.00-18.00. Admission free
- Until 21 October. “L’Eco del Classico. La Valle dei Templi di Agrigento.” The exhibition includes an extraordinary corpus of over 150 artworks recently found in the Valley of the Temples, flanked by pieces from the Pietro Griffo Museum in Agrigento and the collections of the Cultural Heritage of Agrigento. This body of work is accompanied by the collection of ancient art by Francesco Messina preserved by the Milanese archaeological Superintendence, along with the classical works of the Sicilian sculptor.
Oratorio della Passione
Piazza Sant’Ambrogio, near the Church • M2 Sant’Ambrogio
Open Tues-Sun 11.30-19, Mon closed. Admission free
- From 5 to 13 September. “Ho incontrato la vita in un filo d’erba.” (namely: I met life in a blade of grass). Solo show by the painter Chiara Maresca, who interprets nature with bright colours. She creates her abstract paintings using different styles and elements, such as fabrics, paper, buttons, sand, wood, fibers.
Via Ciovasso 11 • M3 Turati
Open Mon- Sat 15.30–19.30, Sat.
- From 19 September to 20 October. “Oltreparola.” Solo show by Alfredo Rapetti Mogol with a selection of works, some of them unpublished, where signs and broken words emerge from the pictorial material and from the most varied supports, be they cement, lead, old manuscript sheets, acrylics or pages of notebooks yellowed over time. The broken words urge you to stop and take your time, and that’s how Mogol’s great art powerfully emerges to question the observer. In honour of Milan Fashion Week, the show also offers the opportunity to admire an exclusive dress designed by Gianni Tolentino, and made with a fabric featuring a work created for the occasion by Mogol.
Casa dell’Energia e dell’Ambiente
Piazza Po 3 • M1 Pagano + bus 61
Open Mon – Thurs 09.00 – 17.30, Fri 09.00 – 14.00. Admission free
- Until 28 December. “Gli Scali Ferroviari di Milano. Oggi, Prima di Domani” (namely The Milan’s railway yards. Today, before tomorrow). Marco Introini and Francesco Radino’s photos portray the Farini, Greco, Lambrate, Porta Romana, Rogoredo, Porta Genova and San Cristoforo railway yards, which together cover an area of 1,250,000 square metres. The yards are currently abandoned, but talks of redevelopment are underway.
Sepolcreto della Ca’ Granda
Via Francesco Sforza 32 • M3 Crocetta, or bus 94
Open Tues-Fri 17.00-22.00; Sat-Sun 15.00-22.00 €6
- Until 15 September. Inside a former burial ground of the antique Milanese Hospital, the video work of the artist Shirin Neshat entitled “Pulse” is flanked by “Terram anima caelum”, Henry Timi’s site-specific installation that enhances the splendid frescoed sky on the vaults. The triangulation among these realities, contemporary art and historical and artistic heritage of the city, finds its correspondence also in the story of Pulse: the song invites the visitor to overcome all barriers, both physical and linguistic, in an intimate setting.