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Kosovo 1990 - Georges Mérillon/Gamma/Eyedea

14/12/2011 - 05/02/2012

Ombre di Guerra

Shadows of War
Type: Photography, Documentaries

The photo exhibition - conceived and curated by Contrasto for the Umberto Veronesi Foundation - collects ninety memorable and award-winning shots by great reportage photographers such as Capa, Salgado, Pellegrin to name but a few, illustrating the more recent conflicts, from Spain in 1936 to Afghanistan in 2007, with the aim of stimulating ideas and draw attention to the impact of war. The initiative is part of Science for Peace, the international project launched by Umberto Veronesi, whose purpose is scientific research and practical solutions for peace.

Alessandra Mauro e Denis Curti per Contrasto


Museo dell'Ara Pacis
Opening hours

Tuesday-Sunday: 9.00 am - 7.00 pm;
Last admission 1 hour before closing time;
Closed: Monday.

Entrance ticket

Adults: € 9,00;
Concessions: € 7,00;

Roman Citiziens only (by showing a valid ID):
- Adults: € 8,00;
- Concessions: € 6,00;

- Groups (max 30 visitors): guided tours are available either for the museum and/or exhibition. A booking service is available for groups (max 30 visitors) for an additional booking fee of € 25,00;
- Schools (max 30 pupils/students): guided tours are available; bookings are required for the admission.

Booking for individual visitors is available only when purchasing online tickets. If you book in advance you can skip the line by going directly to the ticket window.

Phone booking: tel. +39 060608 (daily from 9.00 am – 9.00 pm).

Online tickets:
Additional booking fee: € 1,00.


Info: tel. +39 060608 (daily from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm)


Promoted by: Roma Capitale and Fondazione Umberto Veronesi, Assessorato alle Politiche Culturali e Centro Storico - Sovraintendenza ai Beni Culturali, Fondazione Umberto Veronesi per il progresso delle scienze, Contrasto;
Sponsor of the Municipal Museum Network: Banche tesoriere di Roma Capitale: BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas, Unicredit, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena; Il Gioco del Lotto; Vodafone; Finmeccanica;
Sponsor of the exhibition: Casale del Giglio; Gerry’s Bar;
Graphic project: Contrasto;
Organization and Museum services: Zètema Progetto Cultura.

With the technical assistance of

Atac; La Repubblica
Security services: Travis

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