12 January 2023
Treno della Barca

On Saturday 17 December, the redeveloped premises of the Treno della Barca were showcased in the presence of the Mayor. The ground floor premises were renovated thanks to the FESR European funds of the Pon Metro 2014-2020 and then assigned through a public call to organisations and associations...

23 November 2022

The photographic exhibition "Tra portici e colline" opened on 11 November at the Oriano Tassinari Clò Library, at Villa Spada, Via di Casaglia 7. The exhibition displays the shots of fifty...

23 November 2022
The University of Bologna for Unesco

On November 16, 1972, the General Conference of UNESCO adopted the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. Thus the World Heritage List was born, which reflects the richness and diversity of the cultural heritage of the whole world, to protect the legacy...

17 December 2021

The results of the digital survey and restoration laboratory of the internal façade of the portico in via Saragozza, from Arco Bonaccorsi to Meloncello, will be displayed in an exhibition that opens on Saturday December 18th at 10 am, in Manica Lunga at Palazzo d'Accursio.

The project,...

10 December 2021
Portici a Bologna

On 15 December 15 at 6 pm, the soundwalk Sonorous Portico #1 - Via Zamboni, a project by ZimmerFrei in partnership with Mokichi Okada Chair on Beauty, will be held with the contribution of the City of Bologna.

Lasting about 45 minutes, the walk will proceed along the porticoes of Via...

03 December 2021
 Porticoes as heritage of cultural identity in a photo exhibition

As a celebration of the reward received from UNESCO, phographic associations Terzo Tropico-APS and Tempo e Diaframma APS have conceived and set up a photo exhibition which portrays the Porticoes of Bologna from the point of view of citizens who live in them every day.

The exhibition is...

03 December 2021
New logo for Bologna porticoes

The Porticoes of Bologna, inscribed on the World Heritage List, are now represented by a new logo, designed by Jessica Bottaro and Francesco Piazza, the same young graphic designers of the visual identity which accompanied the nomination process. 

The new logo is the result of an overall...

16 November 2021
Testing the BOforAll application

The World Heritage Cities Programme is collecting examples of management practices, events, and activities related to World Heritage and historic cities.

The collected case studies are shown on the World Heritage Canopy online platform.  As part of this compilation, the case study about...