It opens tomorrow Saturday, December 13, at 17:00, at the Museum Pepoli Trapani Pepoli Museum exhibition: one hundred years of history, in which we celebrate the first anniversary of the official opening, which took place in 1914.
The event is organized by the Museum Pepoli and by the Friends of the Museum Pepoli which funded the initiative. The exhibition traces the most significant pages of a century of history, from the establishment of the Museum to the present day, through letters, deeds, photos, posters, newspaper articles, stored in the Historical Museum of the same Administration.
The documents were cataloged and rearranged by Angela Morabito and Leonarda Maria Paladino, expert cataloguers of the Superintendence of Cultural and Environmental Heritage of Trapani, and selected by them with Lina Novara, art historian and president of the Friends of the Museum Pepoli and Daniela Scandariato, art historian of the Museum, which together form the scientific committee and organization.
The direction of the show and the overall coordination are the director of the Museum, Louis Biondo. The exhibition, accompanied by explanatory panels, shows the highlights of a century of life of the "Museo Pepoli" as it unfolds, from the private collection of Count Agostino Pepoli in the Civic Museum, which later became the Royal, National and Regional currently.
The rare vintage photos, juxtaposed to documents mostly unpublished, and for the first time presented to the public, also allow you to follow the transformation of the museum and the most important changes into and in the fitting, allowing also to know little-known events and the visits of famous people.
Along with signed letters of the founder Agostino Pepoli, including that of 1906 which asks the city of Trapani the former convent of the Annunciation, are shown the Statute and the Royal Decree of October 1, 1909, with which the Institute is erected a non-profit organization with the title of "Pepoli Museum", the publications of the speeches of the first director Anthony Sorrentino, pronounced during the opening ceremonies of 1914 and 1925, and the "notes" with heartfelt appeals of his successor Carlo Messina during the war .
The solemn opening of the exhibition attended by former directors Vincenzo Scuderi, Vincenzo Abbate, Maria Luisa FamÓ and Valeria Li Vigni.
The exhibition will be open until 31 January 2015, during the opening hours of the museum.
The celebratory exhibition MUSEUM PEPOLI: HUNDRED YEARS OF HISTORY, held at the Regional Museum Pepoli and produced in collaboration with the ASSIOCIAZIONE FRIENDS OF THE MUSEUM PEPOLI, was extended until the end of May, which will be implemented in the near future of the side events of which will be given subsequent communication. Visiting hours are those of the opening of the Museum: weekdays 9.00 / 17.30 Sundays and holidays 9.00 / 12.30 Admission is free to the exhibition alone.
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