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"1849-1871. The Jews of Rome between Segregation and Emancipation"



On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of Rome as the capital of the Kingdom of Italy, the Jewish community of Rome and the Foundation for the Jewish Museum of Rome inaugurate the exhibition '1849-1871. The Jews of Rome between Segregation and Emancipation', open until May 27, 2022. The exhibition makes use of loans from the most important Italian museums of the Risorgimento and prestigious private collections, with the aim of making known and recounting the commitment and involvement of Italian Jews in the period of the Risorgimento, with particular attention to the role of the Jewish community of Rome.

A video of the exhibition, directed by Dario Prosperini with the participation of Giorgia Calò and Francesco Leone, exhibition curators, and Olga Melasecchi, Director of the Jewish Museum of Rome, presents the main artworks and the characters who participated in the Risorgimento for the constitution of modern Italy.




Date: Da Thursday, January 20, 2022 a Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Entrance : Free