Maciachini, the Architect

Monumental cemetery Milano
Sunday, 9th June, 2019, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday, 9th June, 2019, 10:30 a.m. at the Monumentale Cemetery in Milan, in partnership with the Municipality of Milan and in cooperation with the Company Gioco Fiaba, the Friends of the Monumentale will stage a theatricalized walk to finish the celebrations in style for the 200th birth anniversary and 120th death anniversary of Carlo Maciachini (April 8th, 1818 - June 10th, 1899), the great architect of the Monumentale.

The walk will be guided by Mnemosyne, the goddess of memory who will go back in time to meet the affectionally named Great Mac. Together with his wife Rosa, who gave him nine sons, and his master-builder who took part in the drafting of the project to erect a "new large cemetery in Milan", the walk will go back over Maciachini's ideas and doubts.

Visitors will be explained his most beautiful fuenrary monuments built for important Milanese families.

Families with children are welcomed. Free admission.