from Thursday 21 September to Tuesday 26 September

Museums of Genoa

MUSEUMS FOR 1 EURO

20 museums and points of interest in Genoa offer Salone Nautico International Boat Show ticketholders a special admission fee of €1.Admission is €2 for the Colombus House and Sant’Andrea Towers. List of museums and opening times: visitgenoa.it

 

from Thursday 21 September to Sunday 24 September

Via Garibaldi

ROLLI DAYS PREVIEW

Gala opening of Via Garibaldi and the Palazzi dei Rolli during the 57th Salone Nautico International Boat Show. Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Tursi will be open to the public until 7:30 pm on Thursday and Saturday, and until 10 pm on Friday, also with a special admission price of €1. Free admission to Palazzo Tobia Pallavicino (Thu 10 am – 7:30 pm / Fri 10 am – 10 pm / Sat Sun 3 pm – 7:30 pm). visitgenoa.it

 

from Saturday 23 September to Sunday 24 September

Various location in the city centre

EUROPEAN HERITAGE DAYS

Genoa’s most important buildings open their doors from 10 am to 6 pm during European Heritage Days, including Genoa University Library, the Church of Saints Vittore and Carlo, the Botanical Gardens, Palazzo Balbi Senarega (garden, nymphaeum) and Palazzo del Principe. Guided tours are free, except at Palazzo del Principe. visitgenoa.it

 

Thursday 21 September

Galata Museo del Mare

Saletta dell’Arte – 5 pm

FIRE ON WATER

Opening of the photo exhibition entitled “Fire on Water”, featuring twenty photographs taken during the fire that destroyed the home of Mattia Perdomi. Free admission to the opening. Exhibition open daily from 10 am to 7:30 pm until October 16. galatamuseodelmare.it

 

Thursday 21 September

Museoteatro della Commenda

Piazza della Commenda 1

5:30 pm

CLAUDIO BARONTINI, PHOTOGRAPHS

Exhibition opening. 40 black and white shots by the Livorno-based focusing on the private lives of celebrities, from Patti Smith to Prince Charles. museidigenova.it

 

Thursday 21 September

Palazzo Ducale

Cortile Maggiore – 6 pm

THE SEA IS NOT WATER

Opening of Francesca Galleri’s solo show. The exhibition in the “Ducale spazio aperto” area will be open from Friday, 22 Sept. to Sunday, 1 October from 10 am to 7 pm. Free admission. galleriasanlorenzo.com

 

Thursday 21 September

Teatro Carlo Felice – 8:30 pm

IN MEMORY OF PAOLO VILLAGGIO

Paying homage to the Genoese comedian who died on 3 July in words and music, in an evening hosted by Tullio Solenghi featuring Gino Paoli and his orchestra, with illustrious guests including Renzo Arbore, Riki Tognazzi and Paolo Fresco. Free admission. carlofelicegenova.it

 

Thursday 21 September

Garden of Cantine Gambaro Struppa (Via Rio Torbido – Loc. Doria)

from 7 pm to 10:30 pm

ROCK & MUSIC FROM THE SEA

Wine-tasting and happy hour with rock music. To reserve, call 010 809380 or 393 9413314. The evening will feature a presentation of local businesses operating in the nautical sector.

 

Thursday 21 September

Galleria Nazionale Palazzo Spinola di Pellicceria – 5 pm

AUTUMN IS HERE

Presentation of the painting Autumn, one of the recently restored Four Seasons paintings attributed to Francesco Bassano. At the end of the event, candied fruit and chestnuts will be served by the historic Profumo candy-maker. palazzospinola.beniculturali.it

 

from Thursday 21 September to Sunday 24 September

Docks, Lighthouse

and Magazzini del Sale

ZONES PORTUAIRES GENOVA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

The Festival of port cities offers film screenings, walking tours, sailing excursions, guided tours, art happenings, conventions, exhibitions and casual meetings in public spaces in the city and port of Genoa. zonesportuaires-genova.net

 

from Thursday 21 September to Sunday 24 September

Politeama Genovese

via Bacigalupo 2

8:30 pm

NOISES OFF

The Kitchen Company is back to perform Michael Frayn’s play once again (in Italian). The award-winning masterpiece of British comedy looks at the surprising things that go on backstage in the world of theatre. Tickets at 14 euro (instead of 20) for Salone Nautico International Boat Show ticketholders. politeamagenovese.it

 

from Thursday 21 September to Tuesday 26 September

GENOA AQUARIUM & GALATA MARITIME MUSEUM SPECIAL PROMOTION

Special deals throughout the 57th Salone Nautico International Boat Show. The Aquarium offers a €5 discount off all ticket categories for Genoa Aquarium, GalatAcquario, Pianeta Acquario and AcquarioVillage; Galata Maritime Museum offers a special admission rate of €5. acquariodigenova.it galatamuseodelmare.it

 

from Thursday 21 September to Tuesday 26 September

Porto Antico di Genova

from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

SEGWAY WINE TOUR OF THE HISTORIC HARBOUR

A fun Wine Tour by Segway, sampling Ligurian wines and treats. Tickets €22 – available at portoanticovillage.it or at “Le Bighe del Bigo” Calata Cattaneo, 18.

 

from Thursday 21 September to Tuesday 26 September

Genoa Cinema Circuit

from 10 am to 11 pm

SHIPPING & SAILING FILM FESTIVAL

Fiction and documentary films set at sea, on topics ranging from sailing to merchant shipping, as well as stories set in the world’s biggest port cities. circuitocinemagenova.com

 

from Thursday 21 September to Tuesday 26 September

Via Luccoli in festa

SHOPPING, DANCE, HOTOGRAPHY

Via Luccoli hosts a photo exhibition entitled “Guardi Genova e vedi Blu” (“You look at Genoa and what you see is blue”) by Perla Franca Lombardi.

 

from Tuesday 5 September to Monday 23 October

Palazzo Reale

Sala della Corte – Via Balbi 10

AURELIO CAMINATI THIRTY PHOTOGRAPHS OF AN ARTIST AT WORK

An exhibition featuring the Genoese artist’s work: the making of the frescoes painted by the artist in Genoa’s opera theatre, Teatro Carlo Felice, in 1991, photographed by Giovanna Deriu. Opening hours: palazzorealegenova.beniculturali.it

 

from Thursday 7 September to Sunday 24 September

Piazza della Vittoria

Monday/Friday: 5:30 pm – 2 am

Saturday/Sunday: noon – 2 am

OKTOBERFEST GENOA

The 9th Genoa Oktoberfest includes “Fuoritendone”, an event promoting Genoese businesses.

 

from Thursday 21 September to Tuesday 10 October

“LIGHT WITHIN LIGHT” PHOTO EXIBITION

Businesses in the city centre will host the group exhibition “Luce nella luce” – curated by Perla Franca Lombardi in partnership with Gruppo Fotografico del D.L.F. Genova – telling the story of the Lanterna, the lighthouse of Genoa, rediscovered from different points of view.

 

from Thursday 21 September to Sunday 24 September

GUIDED TOURS PALAZZO LOMELLINO

Guided tours of the Strozzi Rooms and the Secret Garden Thursday and Friday: from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday: from 11:30 am to 7:30 pm. Special price for admission and guided tour €5. palazzolomellino.org