01/01/2016 to 31/07/2016
Salvador Dali is the famous creator of a lollipop package design. Enric Bernat called his lollipop "Chups". At the first time, it was only seven flavors: strawberry, lemon, mint, orange, chocolate, coffee, and strawberry cream. "Chups" popularity grew, increasing the number of manufactured candy, and new flavors appeared. It could no longer remain in its original wrapper and had to be reinvented.
03/02/2016 to 05/06/2016
A huge art exhibition, which showcases 150 paintings and sculptures, is divided into 18 sections inspired by the symbolic art period, starting from the "Belle Epoque" and ending with the WW1. The artworks presented at the exhibition are from Italian and European museums, and private collections. Symbolic art period radically changed an attitude towards the meaning of art.
04/02/2016 to 19/07/2016
In 2008 Goshka Macuga, a British artist of Polish decent, became the Turner award finalist. In 2009, she presented an art exhibition in the London Whitechapel gallery, in 2012 - noted in the document 13 in Kassel. The exhibition in the Fondazione Prada, continues to research for a real Macuga, who is considered not only an artist, but also a researcher, curator, collector, and exhibition designer. Her talent shows in the project "Son of man, who ate the scroll".
20/02/2016 to 05/06/2016
Herb Ritts - an American photographer and a video director. He is known, primarily, for black-and-white and erotic photographs inspired by the ancient Greek sculptures. Since 1980s the photographer is actively cooperating with musicians. Ritts shoots album covers and music videos. His famous works - album of Olivia Newton-John «Physical» (1981) and Madonna «True Blue» (1986).
23/03/2016 to 10/07/2016
Umberto Boccioni (19 October 1882 – 17 August 1916) was an influential Italian painter and sculptor. He helped to shape the revolutionary aesthetic of the Futurist movement as one of its principal figures. Despite of his short lifetime, Boccioni's approach to the dynamism of form and deconstruction of solid mass guided his fellow artists long after his death. His works are owned by many public art museums.
25/03/2016 to 11/09/2016
Joan Miro - Catalan (Spanish) painter, sculptor, and a graphic artist. The direction of his work - surrealism. Initially, Miro was influenced by Fauvism, Cubism, and Expressionism. He gradually developed his personal style. One of his famous works is "The Farm" (1921-1922). While being in Paris, his work began to coincide with surrealism.
01/04/2016 to 17/07/2016
02/04/2016 to 12/09/2016
Fifteen works of art were created for this exhibition to portray a new architectural direction of the 21st century. The idea for this exhibition was to redefine purely practical experiences of architecture directing its visitors to discover new artistic horizons. Here, the architecture is shown in a raw form through drawings, models, texts, and photos.
02/04/2016 to 12/09/2016
The exhibition allows its visitors to understand how new tools of digital production are integrated with manual work and creativity of artisans. A series of exhibited products and processes are divided into subcategories - bicycles, prints, jewelry, clothing, furniture, steel and wood-work. The exhibition showcases works of selected artisans and well-known manufacturers emphasizing a change in technology and manufacturing methods.
01/05/2016 to 31/10/2016
Tour della Merlate del Castello Sforzesco - a tour of the walls of Sforzesco Castle organized within the framework of the new urban exhibition will allow you to take a walk on the upper tier of the castle along the tower «Merlate» and explore the whole other side of a well-known royal castle in Milan. Moreover, you will get an opportunity to explore the underground level of the Castello Sforzesco - Ghirlanda.
06/05/2016 to 22/08/2016
12/05/2016 to 03/10/2016
27/05/2016 to 30/09/2016
The Expo RHO is transformed into new exhibition spaces dedicated to outdoor sports and nutrition, which will be open for free! The official reopening is scheduled for May 27th. However, on May 25th expect a grandiose performance by a great Italian singer-songwriter, Andrea Bocelli. A new Expo will be open to everyone from Friday to Sunday.
02/06/2016 to 12/06/2016
For the second year in a row, Milan hosts a world-famous Italian ice cream festival in the Castello Sforzesco square. The festival passes through all the major cities in Italy (Florence, Naples, Milan, Rome, Turin, Parma), as well as through some cities in Europe (London, Berlin, Valencia). The idea of this festival is to show the tradition of Italian ice cream making.
15/06/2016 to 16/10/2016
William Klein is an American-born French photographer and a filmmaker noted for his ironic approach to media, extensive use of unusual photographic techniques in the context of photojournalism and fashion photography. He was ranked 25th in the Professional Photographer's list of 100 the most influential photographers.
18/06/2016 to 21/06/2016
Fashion Week is the main event in the fashion industry that lasts for one week in each country. It's an opportunity for designers and fashion houses to show their collections and give viewers an opportunity to determine fashion trends for upcoming seasons. To see what is happening on catwalks in Milan you can visit it by yourself or watch a live broadcast on www.cameramoda.it.
18/06/2016 to 03/07/2016
Just in 1.5-hour drive from Milan, on the Lake Iseo, American artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude constructed floating piers as a part of exhibition initiative. From Sulzano city, you can take a walk to the Peschiera and Sensole su Montisola and, after, visit the island of San Paolo. You can get there from Milan by train. To buy tickets, please, visit the website http://www.trenord.it
24/06/2016 to 22/01/2017
The artist is known primarily for his conceptual lithographs, woodcuts, and metal works, in which he masterfully researches concept of infinity and symmetry, as well as for characteristics of the psychological perception of complex three-dimensional objects. The exhibition features over 200 works of art and shows Italian influence on the artist's work.
27/06/2016 to 31/01/2017
Arnaldo Pomodoro combines an artistic approach, the skills of a master, and advanced techniques used for large-scale work in bronze. His sculptures combine sophisticated and jewelry like details with geometric breadth and clarity. Using basic geometric shapes like cube, cylinder, and a sphere, he breaks polished surfaces to open up the internal structure of the form. The regulatory mechanism that Pomodoro calls a "sign system" is hidden under the shiny surface of the bronze.
03/07/2016 to 09/07/2016
ICOM 2016 - 24th General Conference of the International Council of Museums 2016. Thousands of museum professionals from around the world participate in the discussion of social projects aimed to preserving the cultural and natural heritage: ecomuseums and local museums. The Italian professionals aim to share experiences, talk about future museum initiatives and cultural heritage preservation in the city of Milan and in Italy.
02/09/2016 to 04/09/2016
04/09/2016 to 20/01/2017
The exhibition features 200 xylographies and illustrated books, arrived from the Honolulu to the Palazzo Reale in Milan. It explores styles and features of Japanese art. The exhibition "Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro" celebrates the 150th anniversary of signing the Treaty of Friendship and Commerce between Japan and Italy.
08/09/2016 to 18/09/2016
This year Milano Film Festival will be held from 8th to 18th of September. Film screens will be installed in various public places - streets, public squares, parking spaces, museums, and parks. This film festival will feature new examples of art-house and avant-garde cinema. The main location for the festival is, traditionally, the "Piccolo" theater, where the major competition program will take place.
In all areas of Milan (Montenapoleone, Corso Venezia, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, Corso Genova, Brera, and Corso Como) more than 600 stores organize shows, aperitifs, cultural events, and concerts. This night is very special for the biggest fashion capital, Milan. Do not miss this event on 20th of September, every year.
22/09/2016 to 22/03/2017
The Art in the years of Italian Economic Boom exhibition focuses on Italian visual culture during the economic boom of the 60s. It shows the fundamental role of Milan in development of different sectors of the Italian economy. The exhibition highlights the artistic culture of this period. It presents a collection of paintings, sculptures, jewelry, graphic and fashion designs all of which are accompanied by video installations. This exhibition will be held in the Museo del Novecento.
This year, 25 cycling teams will participate in the Giro di Lombardia road cycling race. 245 kilometers of adrenaline will start from the Como area and end in the Bergamo. Tour of Lombardy is one of the most important qualifying rounds for cyclists in preparation for the World Cup. Such cycling champions as Nibali, Rodríguez Purity, Damiano Cunego, and Daniel Martin participated in this cycling race in the past.
05/10/2016 to 19/02/2017
This exhibition was born as a result of the cooperation between Milano Citta Mondo and the Chinese community in Milan. It focuses on everyday life, cultural ideas, and values from past to present of the Chinese community in Milan. The Milano Città Mondo exhibition can be seen in the Mudec museum in Milan.
16/10/2016 to 06/01/2017
Personal photography exhibition of the Italian photographer Armin Linke exhibits about 120 works selected from his personal collection that pinpoint changes in our modern society. Using modern technology, the artist removed lines between fiction and reality. All this can be seen in the PAC museum in Milan.
01/11/2016 to 30/04/2017
James Nachtwey started to work as a newspaper photographer in 1976 in the Albuquerque Journal. In 1980 he moved to New York to work as a freelance photographer. In 1981 Nachtwey's report on the civil conflict in the Northern Ireland struck the world. In his lifetime, he documented a variety of armed conflicts and social issues.
01/01/2017 to 31/07/2017
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was an Italian painter active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily between 1592 and 1610. His paintings combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting that had a formative influence on the Baroque style of painting.
01/01/2017 to 31/07/2017
In his creative lifetime, which lasted less than 20 years, Toulouse-Lautrec created 737 paintings, 275 watercolors, 363 prints and posters, 5,084 drawings, some ceramic, and stained glass masterpieces. In his days, critics didn't favor the artist and his work. Fame came to him several years after his death. In 2017, paintings by Toulouse-Lautrec will be exhibited in the Palazzo Reale.