Thursday 1 January 1970

10th Day of the Contemporary

Saturday 11 October

This year too MAXXI is participating in the Day of the Contemporary organized by AMACI and now in its 10th editioin.

Saturday 11 October free museum entrance from 11.00 to 22.00
– last entrance at 21.00 – and numerous events throughout the day, all free.
A performance with live music, a special project by the library and the archives centre, a workshop for families, two seminars and a party on the museum piazza!

ore 11.00-19.00
The secret world of things
Gallery 5
Workshop for families curated by the Education Department and realised with the artist Luca Vitone and the anthropologist Franco La Cecla.

ore 19.30
Non è cosa. Non siamo mai soli
Gallery 5
Presentation of the book Non è cosa. Non siamo mai soli. Vita affettiva degli oggetti | Oggetti e disegni curated by Luca Vitone and Franco La Cecla and which provides the inspiration for the workshop The secret world of things.

ore 11.00-18.00
10 artists x 10 videos x 10 books
Precious video document and important publications from the Library and Archives Centre collections available to public and presenting 10 Italian artists present in the museum collections: Stefano Arienti, Rosa Barba, Elisabetta Benassi, Bruna Esposito, Claudia Losi, Margherita Moscardini, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Vedovamazzei, Luca Vitone and Gilberto Zorio.

ore 17.30
Istanbul City Hills. On the Natural History of Dispersion and States of Aggregation
A conversation presenting the book by the artist Margherita Moscardini and the opportunity to announce the acquisition of the work Istanbul City Hills. On the Natural History of Dispersion and States of Aggregation, 2013 for the MAXXI Arte collection.

ore 18.30 and 20.30
4160 Live Concert
Carlo Scarpa Hall
The artist Malik Nejmi together with the musician Mathieu Gaborit (aka Avato) presents 4160 live concert a musical performance associated with the work by Nejmi 4160 exhibited together with Citizens Band by Angelica Mesiti within the ambit of the exhibition Immigrant Songs. After the performance the artists will be happy to meet the public.