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Date(s) - 3 Mar, 2022 - 1 May, 2022
10:00 am - 7:30 pm

Palazzo Reale


About the Exhibition

“Ritratte” (literally “Portraits”), a photographic exhibition hosted in the Sale degli Arazzi at Palazzo Reale, presents 22 portraits of as many women at the helm of important cultural institutions in Italy taken by photographer Gerald Bruneau. “Ritratte” is a sort of Grand Tour that touches 14 important Italian cities from north to south: from Trieste to Palermo, from Naples to Venice. The initiative aims to highlight the skills of women in various fields of knowledge and help overcome prejudices.

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The women directors of Italian museums protagonists of the exhibition include women who combine multidisciplinary skills with a profound knowledge of art history and managerial and creative abilities: Francesca Cappelletti, Director of the Galleria Borghese in Rome; Emanuela Daffra, Regional Director of Museums of Lombardy; Flaminia Gennari Santori, Director of the Barberini Corsini National Galleries in Rome; Anna Maria Montaldo, former Director of the Modern and Contemporary Art Area of the City of Milan; Alfonsina Russo, Director of the Archaeological Park of the Colosseum; Virginia Villa, General Director of the Antonio Stradivari Violin Museum Foundation in Cremona; Rossella Vodret, Art Historian, former Special Superintendent for the Historical, Artistic and Ethno-Anthropological Heritage and for the Museums of Rome; Annalisa Zanni, Director of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum in Milan.

Tickets and Information

The exhibition can be visited free of charge.

Opening hours:
Open Tue-Sun 10am-7.30pm and Thurs 10am-10.30pm. Last admission one hour before. Closed on Mondays.

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