Events and initiatives
ART FOR ART’S SAKE. From Previati to Mentessi, from Boldini to De Pisis. A new journey for the Castello Estense
The gallery of modern masterpieces at the Castello Estense is enriched by welcoming a new itinerary with the works by Giovanni Boldini, Gaetano Previati and Giuseppe Mentessi, in addition to other artists active between the 19th and 20th centuries. A semi-permanent exhibition.
Street market for antiques and objects to collect.
The exhibition spaces are designed to harmonize with the preciousness of art and architecture of the city center.
The season has three main guidelines: a homage to Claudio Abbado, an event dedicated to the history of Ferrara, and a mini festival dedicated to piano music.
Afternoon and evening concerts in the refined and cosy atmosphere of the Theatre's Foyer
The new Ballet Season starts with the Contemporary Dance Festival, and it ends with three important appointments: the dancers from Ballet School “Accademia Teatro alla Scala”, the “Leonardo Cuello Company”, and the legendary Momix group.
Take out you pencils, brushes, carnets, camera and get ready because we are back: the 5 th edition of “Diari di Viaggio Ferrara Festival” will take place at Palazzo della Racchetta in Ferrara
Flavours, tastes and colours from all over Europe
Comics, games and cos play in the city centre of Ferrara
Free balloon flights, competitions, and a spectacular night flight with lighted balloons
The most important international event based on music and street art in Italy.
From October to April the Torrione San Giovanni, a splendid round tower along the Renaissance city walls, becomes a venue for jazz lovers.
Sunday, March 19th, 2017 in Ferrara takes place a new edition of the Marathon and Half Marathon, the footrace that involves thousands of athletes.
A small history of the Cetaceans. A themed exhibition produced by the Museum with the collaboration of many Italian centres of research.
Natural fresh products from our countryside.
Exhibition market of rare plants and garden tools.
International festival of kite takes place in the wonderful urban park.
A series of free lectures and meetings held by journalists and authors from all over the world
Cultural events, art, concerts, exhibitions, music and entertainment in the Estense city.
The most famous vintage car race in the world, the Mille Miglia will pass through Ferrara.
The only Italian event with more than 100 wine-and-food fairs. Here it is possible to taste typical dishes from all the Italian regions.
An exciting adventure in the universe of Ariosto, among battles and tournaments, knights and lovers, desires and magic, thanks to the masterpieces of the best artists of the time – from Andrea Mantegna to Leonardo da Vinci, from Dosso Dossi to Raphael, from Michelangelo to Titian.
A month of celebrations, parades, flag-throwing competitions and a spectacular horse race in Piazza Ariostea
The atmosphere of the Este masquerades will arise: after almost five hundred years, the amazing Carnival of Ferrara Court is organized in the very heart of Italian Renaissance.
Exhibition on the art of Restoration and Conservation of the Cultural and Environmental Heritage.
A selection of obects of jewish ceremonial art and books from the collection of the Jewish Museum of Ferrara.
International rally from the historic centre of Ferrara to the Po Delta Park.
In town and in the Province …. Many events through art, nature, culture and gastronomy, for a delicious stay from April, 25th to 27th.
Christmas on a carousel 2016-2017. The largest indoor amusement park in Italy