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Exciting activities and splendid receptions await at ICOM Milano 2016!
Every new General Conference is another opportunity for participants to discover places of stunning beauty, during the different cocktail parties and activities organised by ICOM. The opening ceremony will take place on Monday, 4 July in the Sforza Castle, the famous 15th century castle located in the centre of Milan. On this occasion, participants will have the chance to visit the new Museum of the Rondanini Pietà of Michelangelo, as well as the recently restored frescos of Leonardo in the Sala delle Asse. On the evenings of 5 and 6 July, exceptional receptions are scheduled. On 5 July, the National Museum of Science and Technology will open its doors for a public event dedicated to ICOM Milano 2016, a special evening opening to visit the museum's historical sections and undertake experiments in its interactive laboratories. This museum is considered the biggest science and technology museum in Italy, and one of the biggest in Europe and the world.
On 6 July, participants will be able to attend a free concert in the Duomo, the famous 15th century Gothic cathedral of Milan. They will be entitled to a free guided tour of the new Museo del Duomo, as well as access to the roofs of the cathedral, offering a breathtaking view over thousands of marble statues and the urban landscape. The closing ceremony will be held on Saturday, 9 July 2016, in the Triennale Palazzo dell’Arte. Participants will be able to visit the Museum of Design of the Triennale, its park and the 21st Triennale International Exhibition of architecture, visual and decorative arts, design, fashion and audiovisual production.
These enticing evenings promise successful encounters and unforgettable moments! Register quickly for ICOM Milano 2016:
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