What to do in Rome with children on Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of June

The second weekend in June has arrived. The schools are officially closed and children want to have fun, let loose, discover something new this weekend.

Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of June there is no shortage of events dedicated to fun, culture, traditions, also for families with children. From amusement parks to exhibitions, to guided tours and educational treasure hunts.

Let’s find out what events you must not miss on Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of June in Rome with children:

Rossini’s Cinderella and Ostia Antica

From June 10 to 14, thousands of children will be able to sing the most famous pieces of choir, in a complete stage setting, inside the Roman theater of Ostia Antica, a magical setting that will make this experience unique and unforgettable. At the Ostia Antica Festival, Europa InCanto is actually resuming its activities with the Scuola InCanto project, an approach to opera, which in the last edition involved over 110 thousand people including students, teachers and parents. New this year is the scenography, which reproduces the Valle Theater, where Rossini’s masterpiece was performed for the first time. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Crazy about Chiostro del Bramante

Why not choose to visit an exhibition at the weekend with the kids? At Chiostro del Bramante there is “Crazy – Madness in contemporary art”, a large creative and exhibition project curated by Danilo Eccher. 21 artists of international importance, more than 11 unpublished site-specific installations. Madness, like art, rejects established patterns, flees from any rigid framework, rebels against limitations, so does Crazy. No ordinary and predictable path in favor of a creative explosion capable of expanding, like Ian Davenport’s pigment streams on the stairs and of modifying the spatial perception of Gianni Colombo’s environment. An exhibition that will excite even the smallest [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Entertainment and Cinepool

Guaranteed fun in Cinecittà World, the cinema and TV theme park. Over 40 attractions, 7 themed areas dedicated to major cinema genres, 6 live shows a day and a program with over 100 events. For this season, the park has been adorned with some cinema masterpieces featuring Il Giardino degli Dei, a walk among the sculptures and scenery created by the historic De Angelis family, scenographers for 3 generations and for over 80 years in Cinecittà. And the Cine Piscina has also reopened to give yourself a refreshing break and forget, at least for a while, the capitolian heat. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Educational activities and visits for children

Cicero in Rome also organizes interesting activities for the little ones the first weekend in June. Especially Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of June, guided tours and treasure hunts are planned for children up to 11 years old. Among the planned activities: “Didactic treasure hunt at Villa Celimontana. Guided tour and activities in the park”, “An adventure in the history of Rome. Didactic treasure hunt at Via dei Fori Imperiali. Guided tour and activities”, “Baby cat hunt” in the Colosseum valley. Approaching history and archeology for the little ones “. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

The Butterfly House

Last weekend to visit “La casa delle Farfalle”, a magical garden to discover in the spring with the little ones. Here the butterflies release all their beauty. Inside, everyone will have the opportunity to walk in the middle of lush vegetation and carefully observe some of the most striking butterflies in the world. It will be possible to observe butterflies while feeding, flying or resting in an environment that reproduces their natural habitat. Guided tours, educational workshops and games can be held. Street food, picnic areas, face painting, market, live music are also planned. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Riccardino III at the Gigi Proietti Globe Theater

At the Gigi Proietti Globe Theater Silvano Toti, for the review Al Globe with mom and dad, Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of June at. 11 will be presented the show Riccardino III, written and directed by Gigi Palla, a funny comedy set in London in 1450, which will involve the public of the youngest, making them reflect on important topics such as loyalty, honesty and importance of commitment to achieve their goals. The show is suitable for everyone and for children aged 4-11 years.

“The Strange Story of the Ballfish” at the Mongiovino Theater

At the Mongiovino Theater, puppets, puppets and puppets can not wait to involve you in their stories! The strange story of the ballfish is staged in the theater’s garden on 11 and 12 June, the story of little Tommasino, who embarks on a journey in search of his ball, sent off with a too powerful kick from the balcony.

Visit workshop Oltre gli sche (r) mi

At the Galleria d’Arte Moderna in via Crispi, Saturday 11 June at 10.30, as part of the current exhibition The video makes you happy, the workshop visit Oltre gli sche (r) mi will be held. Children aged 6 to 10 years (maximum 15 participants) will be accompanied in reading and interpreting the artists’ language through movement games that aim to stimulate the sensory and body experience. Curated by Luci su Marte (Lucia Sauro and Marta Tedolfi) and Daniela Vasta in collaboration with the volunteers from the Civil Service.

Traveling with Napoleon

The workshop Travels with Napoleon for 8-12 year old children (max. 5 participants) will be held again on Saturday 11 June at 4 pm at the Napoleon Museum. After a short visit attended the exhibition in corso Napoleone. Last act, the imaginary of the island of Sant’Elena will be recreated in the laboratory. In the meantime, the accompanying children will be able to take part in a tour of the exhibition. By the operators of the Civil Service, coordinated by Laura Panarese. For both workshops, a reservation is required on 060608 (every day from 9 am to 7 pm).

Glimpses of the world, visits and laboratory

At the Palazzo delle Esposizioni, as part of the exhibition Looking is a game. Tana Hoban’s photographic books dedicated to the American artist, photographer and filmmaker, Sunday, June 12 at. 11, on the program Looks on the world, visit and workshop for families with 3-6 year old children. Reservation required: https://ecm.coopculture.it.

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