THE MYTH OF THE GOLDEN AGE EXHIBITION FEATURING “VERMEER’S GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING”, IS OPENING IN BOLOGNA ON FEBRUARY 8.
The count-down has already begun in Bologna, one of Europe’s most elegant medieval cities. The long-anticipated exhibition, The Myth of the Golden Age from Vermeer to Rembrandt, is finally opening on Saturday, February 8. The hands-down highlight of the show, which runs through May 25, is The Girl with a Pearl Earring. After Bologna and the U.S., the exhibition, which brings together outstanding works by the 17th century Dutch Masters, is gearing up now to greet art lovers in Bologna. The venue for the show is the Palazzo Fava on Bologna’s famous Piazza Maggiore. Surrounded by Bologna’s quintessential “portici” arcades, the square is known for monuments like the Fountain of Neptune, the Palazzo Re Enzo and the Basilica of San Petronio. For information: www.bolognawelcome.com
Turkish Airlines has Istanbul-Bologna-Istanbul flights daily. Departures are at 8:45 a.m. and 4 p.m. from Istanbul and at 11:35 a.m. and 6:40 p.m. from Bologna. For information: www.turkishairlines.com