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L’arte per l’arte – Painting the affections: Sacred art in Ferrara from the 16th to the 18th Centuries

Until Dec 26, 2019

“L’arte per l’arte” returns to the Este Castle. Following a project formerly organized by Comune di Ferrara, here is presented a little known artistic heritage of great significance for our city and a journey through time from the sunset of the Este dynasty up to the Enlightment

Exhibitions

Cantieri paralleli.The Study of Belfiore and the Bible of Borso. 1447-1463

Until May 05, 2019

The exhibition, organized by Marcello Toffanello, shows two very special works of art: Muse Polymnia, from Gemäldegalerie in Berlin, and the Bible of Borso d’Este, a masterpiece from the Estense Library in Modena

Music

Ferrara in Jazz

Until Apr 30, 2019

From October to April the Torrione San Giovanni, a splendid round tower along the Renaissance city walls, becomes a venue for jazz lovers

Sports and games

International Kite Festival

Until Apr 28, 2019

International festival of kite takes place in the wonderful urban park.

Exhibitions

Boldini and Fashion

Until Jun 02, 2019

Making a name for himself in Paris during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Boldini established his chic, “fashionable” style of portrait painting in the epicentre of modernity and elegance. He used his distinct painterly style to immortalise the protagonists and celebrities of that legendary era, from Robert de Montesquiou and Cléo de Mérode to Lina Cavalieri and Marchesa Casati

Exhibitions

De Pisis - La poesia dell'attimo

Until Jun 02, 2019

Due to the restoration works at Palazzo Massari and the temporary closing of the museums hosted in the Palace, the “Fondazione Ferrara Arte” and the Modern Art Galleries of Ferrara have organized an exhibition to show back to the public the art of Filippo de Pisis. At the Contemporary Art Pavillion, a rich selection of his works will be on display until June.

Folklore and festivals

Homage to the Duke 2019

Until Apr 27, 2019

The eight 'contrade', in their superb Renaissance costumes, pay homage to the Duke Borso in the courtyard of the Este Castle

Street and exhibition markets

Street Market of Organic Products

Until Nov 10, 2019

Every second Sunday of the month, the market of Organic products is held in the historic centre of Ferrara.

Exhibitions

The Renaissance speaks Hebrew

Until Sep 15, 2019

Street and exhibition markets

Friday Farmer’s Market

Until Dec 27, 2019

Natural fresh products from our countryside.

Guided tours

Boat excursion in the moat of the Estense Castle

Until Dec 08, 2019

Boat excursion in the moat, to see the Castle from a different point of view

Music

Opera Season 2019

Until May 05, 2019

The Season offers both traditional works and new proposals, to make feel people “home”, and also encourage young people to get to know theatre

Folklore and festivals

Palio of Ferrara 2019

Until Jun 02, 2019

A month of celebrations, parades, flag-throwing competitions and a spectacular horse race in Piazza Ariostea

Codigoro

Guided tours

A Journey into the Placid Waters of the Po

Until Dec 03, 2019

Excursion by Po Delta Tourism

Multiple events

Visit to the bell tower

Until Jun 16, 2019

The bell tower is open to the public only on certain periods

Comacchio

Sports and games

Sail experience

Until Sep 13, 2019

The ABCs of sailing! A wonderful experience that will teach you basic sailing techniques.

Guided tours

On horseback in the heart of Po Delta Park

Until Dec 31, 2019

Excursions organised by Po Delta Tourism

Guided tours

Excursions by boat in the Comacchio Lagoons

Until Jan 06, 2020

Boat excursion on the Lagoon with a stop at the traditional “casoni”

Folklore and festivals

Marinated fish festival

Until Apr 28, 2019

Multiple events

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