The National Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria participates in the European Heritage Days, which are celebrated this year on September, Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd, the slogan “One, two, three … Art! Culture and entertainment” with.
The event is promoted by the Council of Europe with the European Commission and organized in collaboration with the italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, to promote knowledge, preservation and transmission of the common cultural heritage in all European Union Countries and encourage the active participation of European citizens.
On Saturday 21st, the MArRC will be open from 9.00 am to 11.00 pm, with a special admission ticket for the extraordinary evening opening at the symbolic cost of 1 euro from 8.00 pm to 11.00 pm.
In the morning (from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm) it will be possible to visit at no extra charge the Hellenistic Necropolis, at the E-basement level of Palazzo Piacentini, taking advantage of the accompanying service organized by the Volunteers for the cultural heritage of the Italian Touring Club of Reggio Calabria.
At 9.00 pm, on the terrace, the Conference “Reggio and its coins. An extraordinary Story in the Heart of Magna Graecia” will be held by professor Daniele Castrizio, professor of Numismatics at the Department of Ancient and Modern Civilizations of the University of Messina and member of the Scientific Committee of the MArRC.
An opportunity not to be missed to greet the summer with a unique overlook at the marvelous glimpse of the Mediterranean Sea by the Museum: physically, thanks to its extraordinary “open-air living room”, and symbolically, because of the exceptional archaeological heritage of the museum collection and the valorisation program inspired by a service of culture through art and beauty, knowledge and fun.
On Sunday 22nd, the Museum will be open to the public in the ordinary hours and with the usual ticketing, from 9.00 to 20.00.
In the morning (from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm) and in the afternoon (from 3.00 pm to 7.00 pm), the accompaniment service will be available for visit to the Hellenistic Necropolis offered by the Italian Touring Club of Reggio Calabria.
Together with the museum collections, on the four levels of the permanent exhibition, on the two Days of September, 21st and 22nd, it will be possible to visit the temporary exhibition “Medma. A Locrian colony on the Tyrrhenian Sea”, edited by Malacrino together with the archaeologist Maurizio Cannatà and recently inaugurated (on September, Thursday 19th) in the Piazza Paolo Orsi space.