On the occasion of the seven-hundredth anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death, Ravenna celebrates the Father of the Italian language with the project DANTE GLI OCCHI E LA MENTE, structured intro three different exhibitions.
In this hard period for the Italian culture, the Mar – Ravenna Art Museum, with the collaboration of the Classense Library and the Municipal Department of Culture, presents an online platform with three VIRTUAL TOURS dedicated to this wide exhibition project that will be working for the entire duration of 2021 Dante Celebrations.
The virtual tour was created by Zeranta Edutainment s.r.l.
Dante. Gli occhi e la Mente
Inclusa est flamma. Ravenna 1921: il Secentenario della morte di Dante
On display from 12 September 2020 to 17 July 2021 at the Classense Library.
It is an itinerary of historical records curated by Benedetto Gugliotta, head of the Classense Library promotion office. Through books, posters, photos, paintings, manuscripts, the exhibition recalls the 6th centenary of Dante’s death occurred in 1921, in the presence of Benedetto Croce, then Minister of Public Education.
Le Arti al Tempo dell’Esilio
On display from 24 April to 4 July 2021 at the Church of San Romualdo in Ravenna.
The exhibition’s scientific purpose is to show the cultural and artistic cross section of Dante’s time, comparing painting and sculpture with illumination, goldsmithing and weaving.
Curated by Massimo Medica, director of the Musei civici d’Arte Antica di Bologna
On display from 4 September 2021 to 9 January 2022 at the Mar museum
It’s a storytelling made of literary, graphic, artistic, photographic and cinematographic, musical and commercial records linked to the Supreme Poet. The exhibition aims to show to the general pubblic the popularity of Dante Alighieri throughout the centuries and the expressive genre.
Curated by Giuseppe Antonelli, with a section of contemporary art curated by Giorgia Salerno