Opening of the interiors of Villa Medici on the 29th, 30th of April and 1st of May 2023

Saturday 29, Sunday 30 April and Monday 1st May, from 10 am to 7 pm (last entry at 6.30 pm)
Visit of the historic rooms of Villa Medici
Reservation required.


On the 29th, 30th of April and 1st of May, visitors may freely discover the apartment of Cardinal Ferdinando de’ Medici and one of the adjoining historic room refurbished by India Mahdavi, architect, designer and leading scenographer.

As part of the second chapter of the project Reenchanting the Villa Medici, the French Academy in Rome is opening its doors to reveal its historic rooms, which have been refurbished under the artistic direction of the architect, designer and scenographer India Mahdavi.

India Mahdavi offers a new interpretation of this rooms, in which geometries and colors occupy a prominent place and will contribute renewing the spirit of the place thanks to a new layout, including exceptional furniture designed especially for Villa Medici.

This operation is being carried out in collaboration with the Mobilier national, a leading centre of creation and heritage since Louis XIV, and with the support of the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation, which has been a patron of the arts and crafts for over 20 years.

Visitors will be able to choose between:

Full price: 10 euro
Concessions: 8 euro

SOLO, DUO and TRIBU card owners: free

Full price: 14 euro
Concessions: 11 euro

A project by:

Sponsor of the Re-enchanting Villa Medici project:

Project supported by:

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