The 45th National Antiquities Exhibition opens in Saluzzo –

From Saturday the 14th to the 22nd of May in Castiglia (piazza Castello, with the inauguration tomorrow, Friday the 13th of May, 6pm) 45. National Antiquities Exhibition.

In his fourth year, he is its curator Franco Brancacciowhich brings twenty of the best Italian antique dealers to Saluzzo with their stories and precious and ancient artifacts.

Despite the pandemic period, the historic Saluzzo event, one of the few that has always managed to take place at the national level, is receiving special attention. Bergamo galleries (on show the prestigious Caravaggi): In their city, hard hit in these difficult years, the historical exhibition could not be realized and their most precious works find a solid landing right in Saluzzo.

“The taste and definition of beauty changes over the years says Brancaccio -, but Saluzzo remains a niche where tradition has roots dating back to the last century and attention to the art of antiquity has never failed ”.

Between wonders to admire (Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 20, the other days from 15 to 20) a Madonna with children work of Master Francesco di Valdambrino Domenico (1363 – 1435 Siena), a pair of baroque angels from Bernini’s spheresupported by cloud-shaped, carved and gilded bases (16th-17th century, Rome), a Piedmontese chest of drawers a demilune Louis XVI in finely carved lacquered and gilded wood.

The big news for the 2022 edition is a first look at the garden’s antiques: through the construction of a space in the beautiful courtyard of Castile by the garden historian and landscape architect Paolo Pejrone.

This year, a new area of ​​interest was born for the National Antiquities Exhibition in Saluzzo, which also offers a look at the beauty of outdoor spaces that have always been the subject of a real world of stone, marble and wrought iron objects. The debut at the Garden Antiques Exhibition could give Saluzzo in the next edition an extra specificity

Exhibited i.a. a well in marble statues sculpted through 1480 about and one Genoa fountain in white marble from 1500.

Opening hours Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 20, weekdays from 15 to 20.

Tickets: Daily: 10 euros reduced. Start card: 5 euros, free admission: up to 16 years free shuttle, Sunday 10/12 – 14.30 / 17.30 departing from Piazza Montebello 1.

On weekdays shuttle to lower town / upper town, all day for a fee Info

No less interesting, in Saluzzo, the weekend program: from Thursday the 12th to Saturday the 14th of May, Liceo Soleri Bertoni and the Denina Institute “challenge” each other for three days between design and construction, planning and realization, thinking about the territory and the widespread trade.

A suggestion from Terre del Monviso commercial district who want to build bridges between territorial projects and students by asking the very young to create a studio and a prototype of “identity elements” for showcase and exterior.

Saturday, May 14 all day in the gardens of the APM in Saluzzo RECYCLE TO MAKE IT PLAY: a whole weekend to play and have fun with sound installations made with recycled objects and natural materials. Two extravagant artists / musicians will fill the courtyard of the APM school with their most original creations to get young and old to play and entertain.

From 15.30 on the occasion of Childcare Days 2022, Castilla, the exhibition venue for the Antiquities Review, will one day become a place of creativity and experimentation through the use and processing of a material as ductile as solid as wood, used since ancient times for various purposes that make it precious and humble at. the same time. The small participants will be able to get involved and experiment with different woodworking to create a small handmade product. (Price: 5 euros per participant for children aged 6 to 12. Reservations required:

Until May 22, it will be possible to visit 27. Saluzzo Exhibition for Contemporary Art for the first time “powered by Paratissima”. The extensive exhibition project, curated by Francesca Canfora, is divided into the district’s large premises, Ex Caserma Musso, and involves a total of around 30 artists who will interpret the theme of revival through the most varied techniques and expressive languages. Info

Saturday, May 14 at 21. Church of the Black Cross – Saluzzo Carlo Morena and Cinematic in collaboration with Collegium Artium Per Jazz Visions Piano Solo Series Association. Admission € 12 reduced € 10 (up to 18 years and over 65).

Sunday 15 May – 15.30 Upper town “On a tour among museums – The Museum of chivalrous civilization. Five dates to discover the museum system in the city of Saluzzo. Info and reservations: tel. 800 942241.

Sunday, May 15, 2022 – at. 15.00 Tastè, Old Town Hall Laboratory Pluf with The Sound Factory. All information, details of admission procedures and the program can be found on the website and on social media profiles with the hashtag # Start22 on Facebook and Instagram @StartSaluzzo.

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