CIMCIM 2016 day 4

ICOM 24th General Conference

Museums and Cultural Landscapes
3-9 July 2016

Day 4 – Thursday 7 July – Cremona

Off-site meeting hosted by the Museo del Violino in Cremona, which will provide transport, lunch and a visit to the museum and its laboratories, restricted to the CIMCIM members regularly registered at the ICOM 24th General Conference.

– CIMCIM members registered at the ICOM Conference: free
– Accompanying person: contact the Staff CIMCIM-MdV 2016 ( to receive the details about the fees and confirm your participation


08:00   Departure by bus from Milan, MiCo – Piazzale Carlo Magno, 1

   Arrival in Cremona and Coffee Break at the Museo del Violino

   Visit of the MdV

11:00   Brief Meeting in the Conference Room

Gianluca Galimberti, Mayor of Cremona – President of Fondazione MdV
Giovanni Arvedi, MdV Honorary President
Virginia Villa, MdV General Director
Renato Meucci, Director of the MdV Scientific Committee, with two special guests: Cecilie Hollberg, neo-Director of the Galleria dell’Accademia (Florence) and Sandra Suatoni, neo-Director of the Museo Nazionale degli Strumenti Musicali (Rome)
Massimiliano Guido, University of Pavia, Department of Musicology in Cremona
Paolo Bodini, MdV Administrator and President of friends of Stradivari

12:00   Performance on the Stradivari violin “Vesuvius” (1727c.) at the Giovanni Arvedi Auditorium, introduced by Fausto Cacciatori, MdV Curator (Lena Yokoyama, violin)

12:45   Lunch at the Lounge Bar – Bistrot “Chiave di Bacco” (in the MdV courtyard)

14:00   Visit to the Civic Museum – Carutti’s Collection of Historical Instruments, introduced by Maurizia Quaglia, Director of the Culture Department, Museum and City Branding of Cremona

15:30   Visit to the Cremona Cathedral or free time

16:30   Return at the MdV and visit of its Scientific Labs, introduced by Marco Malagodi, Technical Director of the Arvedi Non-Invasive Diagnostic Laboratory, and Augusto Sarti, Scientific Director of the Musical Acoustics Lab

18:00   Departure from Cremona

20:00   Approximate arrival in Milan, MiCo – Piazzale Carlo Magno, 1


Venue: Brera Palace (via Brera 28)

20.00-22.30 An evening in the Brera Palace
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