Certosa of Bologna. WDEC and Summer calendar 2016 (28 May - 28 September)

More than 50 events to take place from 28 May to 28 September inside Certosa, the Monumental Cemetery of Bologna.

The programme offers 50 events to take place from 28 May to 28 September, including twenty among concerts, travelling shows, theatre plays, musical performances and twenty guided tours: this and a lot more at the Certosa di Bologna. Calendario estivo 2016 an initiative promoted by Istituzione Bologna Musei | Museo civico del Risorgimento and now come to its eighth edition.

Besides the customary nightly tours at the discovery of Bologna’s art and history, the programme also features other remarkable events such as Shakespeare in death, four art and theatre performances taken from Shakespeare’s work in the year of the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death.

For the first time tourists will have the opportunity to discover Bologna and its Certosa on the City Red Bus, a service connecting Piazza Maggiore, Giosue Carducci’s house-museum - the home of Museo civico del Risorgimento - and the Monumental Cemetery in a single, fascinating tour: this tour is an “open air” journey through the century on board of the Open Bus.

Moreover, dance, music, theatre: for a summer discovering the present through the past and its many facets.

For all events two euros of each admission ticket will be devolved to the restoration project of the Certosa: another reason not to miss them.

The program, as usual, involves also the Museo civico del Risorgimento (Piazza Carducci 5) which - from June 4 to July 15 -, will host the exhibition "Educare con l’Arte” (Educating with Art), organized in collaboration with ALI - Associazione Liberi Incisori (Free Engravers Association).

As every year, the program kicks off during the Week of Discovering European Cemeteries (WDEC) promoted by ASCE - Association of Significant Cemeteries in Europe.

The "Certosa di Bologna. Summer Calendar 2016" program is organised by the Istituzione Bologna Musei | Museo Civico del Risorgimento with Associazione 8cento, Associazione Amici della Certosa, Associazione Culturale Didasco, City Red Bus, G.A.I.A. Eventi, Rimachèride, Sphera, Teatro dei Mignoli.
With the cooperation of ASCE - Association of Significant Cemeteries in Europe, Bologna Servizi Cimiteriali, Ordine degli Architetti di Bologna.

See the full program (available in Italian only) on www.museibologna.it/risorgimento