On the occasion of the temporary exhibitions Rosso Moda and Rosso Impero, the House Museum of the Paolo and Carolina Zani Foundation is enriched with a rich calendar of collateral events. Extraordinary openings, conferences and a concert with the queen voice of baroque music, that of the contralto Sara Mingardo, for a program entirely dedicated to the Red Trilogy.

Events scheduled until May 4, 2024:

March 23rd at 5pm: Rosso Impero. Egyptian porphyry and beyond from ancient to Baroque

Conference by Cristina Maritano (Conservator of Palazzo Madama for the medieval Lapidary and decorative Arts)

6 April 5pm: Red Coral. The nativity scene and the coral collection of Casa Museo Zani

Conference by Clelia Arnaldi di Balme (Conservator of the Torino Musei Foundation)

April 13th at 5pm: Rosso Moda. Capucci between fire and cinnabar

Conference by Massimiliano Capella (Director of the Paolo and Carolina Zani Foundation for art and culture)

May 4th at 7.30pm: musical finissage of the temporary exhibitions.

“Madrigals and musical jokes around red”

Sara Mingardo, contralto

Angela Naccari, harpsichord

Edoardo Blasetti, theorbo


All events have free entry upon reservation, with the exception of the concert on May 4th. (Entrance €20: concert + guided tour)

For info and reservations: info@fondazionezani.com – 0302520479


Upon request, a certificate of participation in the series of conferences will be issued.