Musei Civici

December dates at the Civic Museums

From 1 Dec 2018 to 5 Jan 2019

Musei Civici

A December schedule packed full of events at the Civic Museums.

Alongside the Christmas-themed events, the Museum spaces are also ready to host guided tours, festive workshops, meetings, games, theatrical performances and lots, lots more!

  • Saturday December 1st   - 15.30 - THE MUSEUM INVITES YOU

‘Chapeau! L’industria del cappello a Monza tra Ottocento e Novecento’ (The hat industry in Monza between the nineteenth and twentieth century - Guided tour of the exhibition)

A guided tour to acknowledge an important moment in the history of Monza: the fascinating art of hat making portrayed through antiques, machinery, hat styles and vintage photographs.

  • Sunday December 2nd - 14.45 (duration: 90 min) - A MONZA IN FAMIGLIA CON ART-U (FAMILIES IN MONZA WITH ART-U)

Caccia al personaggio’ - (Hunt the Character - Museum game for families)

Who’s hiding in the museum halls? Artists, saints, kings, noble men and women, rich entrepreneurs, young peasants ... after having discovered the portraits in the museum we’ll go out onto the streets of Monza in search of the locations that, still today, narrate their history and preserve their memories.

Event in collaboration with Art-U Cultural Association.

Cost inclusive of museum admission ticket: from 7 to 10 euros

  • Wednesday December 12th - 21.00 - THE MUSEUM INVITES YOU

‘Cultura e territorio: la riscoperta di luoghi e tradizioni’ (Culture and territory: the rediscovery of places and traditions - Public meeting)

Meeting with Andrea Vitali, the successful novelist and winner of numerous literary prizes, who is also a doctor and ‘tourist guide’ in his native Bellano.

In collaboration with MEMB Monza and Brianza Ethnological Museum.

  • Sunday December 16th - 16.30 - THE MUSEUM INVITES YOU

‘Metafore rossiniane’ (Theatrical tribute to Rossini)

Musical theatre, prose and operatic arias that rework the composer’s epic three-act ‘Armida’ through literary texts of different styles, genres, periods and music. With Eleonora Colaci (soprano), Ryunosuke Komatsu (tenor) and Beatrice Turra on pianoforte. Directed by Davide Mariani. The event is part of the ‘Caro Rossini: omaggio al Maestro e alla sua arte’ (Caro Rossini: Tribute to the Master and his Art) series of commemorative events.

In collaboration with the Friends of the Monza and Brianza Museum non-profit Association.

  • Wednesday, December 26th

The museum will adhere to its regular times from 10.00 to 13.00 and from 15.00 to 18.00.

  • Saturday, December 29th - 15:30 – GIOCAMUSEO - THE MUSEUM INVITES YOU

‘Dimmi che cappello porti e ti dirò chi sei!’ (Tell me what hat you wear and I'll tell you who you are! - Family Tour with children aged 5 upwards)

A hat is not just a hat ... on the contrary, it has always been an important symbol and, still today, helps signify who you are and what type of job you do! Maybe you’ve never really thought about it? In the past we wore many types of hats that have probably gone out of fashion nowadays: let's search for them in artworks on display and guess what the character wearing a certain hat does!

  • Tuesday January 1st

Special museum opening hours from 15.00 to 18.00.

  • Tuesday, January 1st - 16:00 - THE MUSEUM INVITES YOU

‘Buon Anno al museo!’ (Happy New Year at the museum! - Guided tour)

Guided tour of the exhibits for a cultural start to 2019!

  • Saturday January 5th - 15:30 - THE MUSEUM INVITES YOU

‘Chapeau! L’industria del cappello a Monza tra Ottocento e Novecento’ (The hat industry in Monza between the nineteenth and twentieth century - Guided tour of the exhibition)

A guided tour to ponder on an important moment in the history of Monza: the art of hat making through antique artefacts, machinery, hat styles and vintage photographs.