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Figurative arts, architecture, Sacri Monti, music, gardens, food and wine: these are the key elements of a fairy tale journey through signs and styles, which in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth centuries left testimony of great beauty. It is a heritage that in 2020 will be revealed to visitors and residents through great exhibitions, concert performances, guided tours, workshops, cultural experience and special openings.

Over 200 events in Turin and all over Piedmont which make up the fabric of "L’essenziale è Barocco" (Essentially Baroque), the project developed in occasion of the great exhibition A challenge to the Baroque style.

The events program, conceived by Regione Piemonte, is realized by VisitPiemonte and enriched by the contribution of Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo and by a range of cultural initiatives proposed by local institutions.

The program is additionally carried out in close collaboration with the City of Turin, the Consorzio delle Residenze Reali Sabaude and the Reggia di Venaria, with the support of FAI (the National Trust for Italy) – Piedmont and Valle d’Aosta Delegations, the Fondazione Torino Musei (Turin Museums Foundation) and the Associazione Abbonamento Musei (Association Museum Pass), and the participation of associations, cultural institutions, public and private institutions located all over the territory among which: ATL - Agenzie Turistiche Locali (Local Tourism Agencies), Associazioni delle Guide Turistiche Federagit (Tourist Guide Associations) and GIA (Trade association of tourist guides, interpreters and tour leaders in the regional territory of Piedmont), the Soprintendenza Archeologica Belle Arti e Paesaggio (Authority of Archaeology Fine Arts and Landscape), Museum Institutions and Foundations, Musical associations, the Commissione regionale per i beni artistici culturali della Diocesi (the regional commission for artistic and cultural heritage of the Diocese) and the trade associations, including hoteliers, commerce and tradesmen, industrialists. A truly widespread project involving the entire region.


See the events calender here.