Parma 360. Festival della creatività contemporanea
45 days of installations, photography, architecture and design, videoart, virtual reality, food design, music
After the success of the first edition, this festival of contemporary creativity is back in Parma for the second time: a 360° view of contemporary Italian creativity and what lies ahead.
From April 1 to May 14, in different public and private spaces in town, exhibitions, installations, photography, paintings, illustrations, graphics and music will show how art can be a developing engine and a means of social transformation.
Date: the event will be held from Apr 01, 2017 to May 14, 2017
Event timetable: see programme
At Palazzetto Eucherio Sanvitale, in the Ducal park, exhibition De rerum natura. Tribute to Nino Migliori.
At Pigorini palace, on strada Repubblica, two exhibitions dedicated to posters and graphic illustrations. On the first floor "Il colore delle stelle. Mythography of females in the posters of the Csac collections". On the second floor Lapis: contemporary illustrators present research on illustrations and graphic art by Marco Cazzato, Riccardo Guasco, Pablo Lobato, Elisa Talentino.
The San Ludovico gallery in Borgo del Parmigianino will host the exhibition "NonpotreiusareilverdesenoncifosseMarioSchifano" by Giacomo Cossio.
The Oratory Santa Maria della Pace, titled BDC28, opens with the exhibition "BDC11: celebrities", featuring photo portraits of famous people of three different scenes: Rome in the 50s/60s, New York in the 70s/80s, and Parma of today.
The House of Sound, in the former church of Santa Elisabetta, hosts the exhibition Music Faces by the international photographer Luciano Viti.
Installations of urban art by the artists Paolo Ceribelli and Mr. Savethewall.
Kiosk of Piazza della Steccata
Reopening of the 19th century kiosk of Piazza della Steccata through a display dedicated to the work of Vincenzo Gardoni.
At the former pharmacy San Filippo Neri San Tiburzio palace
With a vision of reuseing forgotten city spaces, this building will open for concerts, exhibitions and art events.
360 VIRAL: IL CIRCUITO OFF
Parma 360 is a viral festival, spread throughout the city: the section 360 VIRAL will involve the public in an artistic journey around historic downtown, with the goal of relaunching and promoting the very vital artistic culture present in this area.
All of the creative spaces of Parma will participate: galleries, professional studios, co-working labs, wine bookshops, and stores will offer a wide range of displays.
To offer adequate tourist accommodations in the city, during these months there will be special discounts and deals with hotels, restaurants and other city businesses, who will also participate in the events of this festival.
Entrance: free entry
The complete programme is available on the official website.
Information and Booking Centre
- Tourist Office Parma
Piazza Garibaldi, 1 - 43121 Parma - Phone: ++39 0521 218889 - Fax: ++39 0521 218887Weekday timetable:
from 9.00am to 7.00pm.Weekend timetable:firstname.lastname@example.org
from 9.00am to 7.00pm. Closed on 25 December and 1 January. December 24th and 31st could change the closing time.
By Parma editorial staff (Mar 23, 2017)