important restart in Castile drenched in green –

Important restart: after the Covid years of the National Exhibition of Antiques in Saluzzo, in the greenery of Castile, with an installation in the courtyard, signed by the landscape architect. Paolo Peirone.

Yesterday afternoon, the ribbon cutting of the 45th event, which will last until May 22.

The exhibition is curated for the fourth year by an antique dealer Franco Brancacciois one of the supporting pillars, with craftsmanship and modern art Start offan exhibition that, in more than two months, has transformed Saluzzo into an open-air museum full of events and, to date, registered 10,000 visitors.

Important figures and quality of proposals, the mayor emphasized Calderoni at the moment of opening there were greetings from Alberto Dellacroce e Carlotta Giordanorespectively coordinator and president of the Bertoni Foundation, organizer of the historic event, president of the CrSaluzzo Foundation, Marco Piccatand architect Paolo Peyron.

Twenty of the best Italian antiques dealers along the way, with porcelain, paintings, carpets, home furnishings, furniture, furniture accessories. “I thank you for believing in the event, for being in Saluzzo and living in the antique tradition. – thanks to the gallery owners of the curator with a special thought about the galleries of Bergamo (three present at the exhibition), in whose city it was not possible to hold a historical exhibition.

“Taste and definition of ‘beauty’ change over the years – he claims Brancacciobut Saluzzo remains a niche where traditions are rooted in the last century, and attention to ancient art has never failed..

Among the works and artefacts on display that the public can admire (Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm, other days from 3 pm to 8 pm), Madonna and Child by the master Francesco di Valdambrino Domenico (1363 – 1435 Siena), a pair of baroque angels of the Bernine sphere, supported by cloudy, carved and gilded bases (16th-17th centuries, Rome), a Piedmontese chest of drawers with half moons of Louis XVI, a scenographic gallery of white busts.

New for the 2022 edition is a first look at garden antiques: through the green setting in the courtyard of Castile by the landscape architect Peirone, honorary citizen of Saluzzo, in collaboration with Armando Garden.

A perspective to mark the birth of a new exhibition area that looks at open spaces with objects in stone, marble, wrought iron. The exhibition features a sculpted marble well from around 1480 and a white marble Genoese fountain from 1500.

Opening hours: Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm, weekdays from 3 pm to 8 pm Tickets – Daily: 10 euros with a discount Start card: 5 euros, admission free: up to 16 years. Free shuttle – Sunday 12.10 – 14.30 / 17.30 departure from Piazza Montebello 1 On weekdays, the Lower Town/Upper Town shuttle – all day at an additional cost. Information

The program of this weekend is no less interesting in Saluzzo.:

Saturday, May 14, all day in the gardens of the APM in Saluzzo. REUSE FOR GAME: A whole weekend to play and have fun with sound installations made from recycled items and natural materials. Two extravagant artists/musicians will fill the APM schoolyards with their most original creations for young and old to play and have fun.

From 15.30 on occasion Children’s Pass Days 2022, Castile, exhibition site of the Antiques Review, for a day becomes a place of creativity and experimentation through the use and processing of a material as ductile as it is solid, like wood, used since ancient times for various purposes that make it precious and modest in the same time. Younger participants will be able to get involved and experiment with different woodworkings to create a small handmade product. (Cost: EUR 5 per participant for children aged 6 to 12. Booking required:

Until May 22 it will be possible to visit 27th Saluzzo Contemporary Art Exhibition for the first time Powered by Paratissima. The extensive exhibition project curated by Francesca Canfora is divided into the great halls of the area, Ex Caserma Musso, and includes about thirty artists who interpret the theme of revitalization through a wide variety of techniques and expressive languages.

Saturday 14 May at 21:00 Black Cross Church – Carlo Morena in cinema. In collaboration with the Collegium Artium Per Jazz Visions Piano Solo Series Association. Entrance 12 € reduced 10 € (under 18 and over 65)

Sunday, May 15 – 15:30 Upper Town “On tour among museums – the Museum of Knightly Civilization. Five dates to discover the museum system of the city of Saluzzo. After the first dates in the old town hall and the museum of prison memory, it is the turn of the museum of knightly civilization, an ideal place to tell about the history and life of the Marquis. An initiative promoted by Mu.Sa. – Museums of Saluzzo, to allow tourists, as well as residents of all ages, to learn more about the features of the city’s museums, to find lesser-known contents and curiosities. Before or after participating in the tour, you can visit the exhibition halls of the National Exhibition of Antiques, also organized in Castile. Information and booking: tel. 800 942241

Start/Exit Sunday 15 May all day Giardini APM – Via Volta REUSE FOR GAME A whole weekend to play and have fun with sound installations made from recycled items and natural materials. Two extravagant artists/musicians will fill the APM schoolyards with their most original creations for young and old to play and have fun.

Sunday, May 15, 15:00 Taste, Antico Palazzo Comunale Pluf lab with sound factory.

All information, details about the admission procedure and the program can be found on the website and on social profiles with the hashtag #Start22 on Facebook and Instagram @StartSaluzzo.

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