Palazzo delle Esposizioni

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Palazzo delle Esposizioni
2013-04-11 Roma Palazzo delle Esposizioni.jpg
Locationvia Nazionale, 194
00184 Rome, Italy
DirectorMario De Simoni

The Palazzo delle Esposizioni is a neoclassical exhibition hall, cultural center and museum on Via Nazionale in Rome, Italy.

Designed by Pio Piacentini, it opened in 1883. It has housed several exhibitions (e.g. Mostra della Rivoluzione Fascista, Mostra Augustea della Romanità), but was temporarily modified during the Fascist era due to its style being thought to be out of step with the times.

The building is owned by the City of Rome and the gallery is administered by Azienda Speciale Palaexpo, an agency run by the City's Office for Education and Culture.[1]

It incorporates a 139-seat cinema, a 90-seat auditorium, a café, a large, 240-place restaurant, a library and a multi-functional room known as the Forum.

Main exhibitions[edit]

  • Esposizione delle Belle Arti del 1883.
  • Exhibition on Garibaldi (1932)
  • Mostra della Rivoluzione Fascista (1932–1934)
  • Mostra Augustea della Romanità (1937)
  • Il socialismo è una malattia , Exhibition of the Competition of the Italian Federation of Artists and Professionals, FISAP - celebrating the Hungarian uprising against Communist Soviet Union (May, 1957)
  • Quadriennale di Roma (1st - 4th, 6th - 10th, 12th, 13th and 15th[2])

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Chi siamo" [About Us]. Azienda Speciale Palaexpo (in Italian). Retrieved 12 April 2013.
  2. ^ 15th Rome Quadrennial[permanent dead link] at Palazzo delle Esposizioni website.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°53′58″N 12°29′24″E / 41.89944°N 12.49000°E / 41.89944; 12.49000